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DRIVE: Expanded Curriculum Appraisal Tool & Resources

DRIVE is an initiative to create a representative and bias-free curriculum across all domains of research and clinical education. This DRIVE Resource Guide includes the fully revised, updated and expanded curriculum appraisal tool and additional resources

Research and Reference Resources

Search Tools
Scholarly Resources
Journal Articles

Al-Khatib, A., & Kalichman, M. (2019). Responsible Conduct of Human Subjects Research in Islamic Communities. Science and engineering ethics25(2), 463–476.

Burlew, A. K., Peteet, B. J., McCuistian, C., & Miller-Roenigk, B. D. (2019). Best practices for researching diverse groups. The American journal of orthopsychiatry89(3), 354–368.

Carter, Y. Trouble with Terminology: Confounding of The Terms “Sex” And “Gender” In the Anatomical Literature .The FASEB Journal 2019 33:1_supplement438.3-438.

Charrow, A., Xia, F. D., Joyce, C., & Mostaghimi, A. (2017). Diversity in Dermatology Clinical Trials: A Systematic Review. JAMA dermatology153(2), 193–198.

Hayes-Bautista, D.E. Black and White:  Are Racial Categories Too Narrow?  AAMC News and Insights. May 1, 2018.

Heintzman, J., & Marino, M. (2019). Race and Ethnicity Data in Research. JAMA321(12), 1217–1218.

Jagsi, R., Motomura, A. R., Amarnath, S., Jankovic, A., Sheets, N., & Ubel, P. A. (2009). Under-representation of women in high-impact published clinical cancer research. Cancer115(14), 3293–3301.

Kelaher, M., Ng, L., Knight, K., & Rahadi, A. (2016). Equity in global health research in the new millennium: trends in first-authorship for randomized controlled trials among low- and middle-income country researchers 1990-2013. International journal of epidemiology45(6), 2174–2183.

Omuse, G., Maina, D., Mwangi, J. et al. Comparison of equations for estimating glomerular filtration rate in screening for chronic kidney disease in asymptomatic black Africans: a cross sectional study. BMC Nephrol 18, 369 (2017).

Roberts, D. (November 2015). The Problem with Race-Based Medicine [Video file]. Retrieved from

Shah, N. S., & Kandula, N. R. (2020). Addressing Asian American Misrepresentation and Underrepresentation in Research. Ethnicity & disease30(3), 513–516.

Shavers-Hornaday, V. L., Lynch, C. F., Burmeister, L. F., & Torner, J. C. (1997). Why are African Americans under-represented in medical research studies? Impediments to participation. Ethnicity & health2(1-2), 31–45.

Tsai J, Ucik L, Baldwin N, Hasslinger C, George P. Race Matters? Examining and Rethinking Race Portrayal in Preclinical Medical Education. Acad Med. 2016;91(7):916-920. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000001232

Yudell M, Roberts D, DeSalle R, Tishkoff S. Taking race out of human genetics. Science. 2016;351(6273):564-565. doi: 10.1126/science.aac4951.

Zárate, M. A., Hall, G. N., & Plaut, V. C. (2017). Researchers of Color, Fame, and Impact. Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science12(6), 1176–1178.

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