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Urologists for Equity: A Collective Approach Toward Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Urology

      Urologists for Equity (UFE) is built upon the idea that harnessing the collective creativity and energy of a community can propel meaningful change. The work of creating diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in urology has been a long process driven by individuals whose identities were not represented in our field: most visibly Dr. R. Frank Jones, who became the first Black Diplomate of the American Board of Urology in 1936, Dr. Elisabeth Pickett, the first woman to be board certified in urology in 1962, and those who continue to overcome deeply-rooted norms that oppose diversity within their own institutions.
      • Downs TM
      • Rayford W
      • Davis DE
      • Nakada SY
      Richard Francis Jones–opening doors and diversifying the urologic workforce: a pioneer in the training of African urologic surgeons in North America.
      ,
      • Yang JH
      • Donat SM
      • Elisabeth Pauline P
      opening the door for women in urological oncology.
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