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Collections on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The articles below are a sampling of scholarly works published in ASTRO journals from 2019-present relating to diversity, equity and inclusion. Please contact the Journals department with any questions or suggested content.

Advances in Radiation Oncology (Open Access)

Advances is the sister publication of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology•Biology•Physics  and Practical Radiation Oncology and provides original clinical research aimed at improving the lives of people living with cancer and other diseases treated with radiation therapy.

The pervasive crisis of diminishing radiation therapy access for vulnerable populations in the United States, part 1: African-American patients
McClelland et al.

The pervasive crisis of diminishing radiation therapy access for vulnerable populations in the United States, part 2: American Indian patients
McClelland et al.

The pervasive crisis of diminishing radiation therapy access for vulnerable populations in the United States—part 3: Hispanic-American patients
McClelland et al.

The pervasive crisis of diminishing radiation therapy access for vulnerable populations in the United States—Part 4: Appalachian patients
McClelland et al.

Are Female Radiation Oncologists Still Underrepresented in the Published Literature? An Analysis of Authorship Trends over the Past Decade
Zayed et al.

Why Racial Justice Matters in Radiation Oncology
Chapman et al.

Addressing the Impact of Systemic Racism in Radiation Oncology
Jackson et al.

Confronting Racism in Radiation Oncology: Now is the Time, Today is the Day
DeWeese

In Regard to: Why Racial Justice Matters in Radiation Oncology
Bazan

In response to Comment On: Why Racial Justice Matters in Radiation Oncology
Gibbs et al.

Potential Implications of the New USMLE Step 1 Pass/Fail Format for Diversity Within Radiation Oncology
Odei et al.

Residency Match Trends, Racial Disparity, and Matching Amid a Pandemic
Vassantachart et al.

Increasing Diversity in Radiation Oncology: A Call to Action
Nead et al.

Where are the women in Radiation Oncology? A Cross-sectional Multi-Specialty Comparative Analysis
Odei et al.

Impact of care disparities in radiation oncology
Kaleem et al.

Racial disparities in guideline-concordant cancer care and mortality in the United States
Fang et al.

Narrowing Racial Gaps in Breast Cancer: Factors Affecting Probability of Adjuvant Radiation Therapy
Snead et al.

Do Women Have Equal Chances for an Academic Career in Radiation Oncology in Canada? A Comparison With Related Specialties
Taussky et al.

Improving the Clinical Treatment of Vulnerable Populations in Radiation Oncology
McClelland et al.

Cross-Sectional Gender Analysis of US Radiation Oncology Residency Programs in 2019: More Than a Pipeline Issue?
Thomas et al.

Improving Diversity and Inclusion in the Post–Coronavirus Disease 2019 Era Through a Radiation Oncology Intensive Shadowing Experience (RISE)
Franco et al.

Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO) (Subscription-based)

Published quarterly, PRO is the official clinical practice journal of ASTRO and a natural complement to the Red Journal. PRO is dedicated to improving the quality of radiation oncology practice, documenting the state of current practice, providing background for those in training and the continuing education of practitioners.

Overemphasis of Step 1 Scores May Affect Application Pool Diversity in Radiation Oncology
Fernandez et al.

In Reply to “Overemphasis of Step 1 Scores May Impact Application Pool Diversity in Radiation Oncology”
Malouff et al.

The Red Journal (Subscription-based)

Published 15 times per year , the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics  (Red Journal) is the leading journal dedicated to radiation oncology and the official scientific publication of ASTRO.

Insights Into Addressing Structural Barriers and Building Specialty Diversity Through a Successful Pipeline Pathway Program
Mason

Diversity Based on Race, Ethnicity, and Sex, of the US Radiation Oncology Physician Workforce
Chapman et al.

Why Workforce Diversity in Oncology Matters
Winkfield et al.

The Ethical Imperative and Evidence-Based Strategies to Ensure Equity and Diversity in Radiation Oncology
Chapman et al.

No Talent Left Behind: A Silver Lining for Diversity in Radiation Oncology in the Post–Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Era
Kamran et al.

Gender Diversity in Radiation Oncology Board Certification
Knoll et al.

I Can’t Breathe: The Continued Disproportionate Exclusion of Black Physicians in the United States Radiation Oncology Workforce
Deville et al.

Insights Into Addressing Structural Barriers and Building Specialty Diversity Through a Successful Pipeline Pathway Program
Mason

SCAROP Letter to Academic Chairs: Racial Justice and Health Equity
Potters et al.

Evaluating Bias in Speaker Introductions at the American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting
Huang et al.