Racial and ethnic health inequities continue to adversely affect the morbidity and mortality of those in marginalized groups. There is considerable evidence to show that physicians from those same marginalized groups care for these individuals disproportionately and thus represent a way to accelerate access to care for these communities. The rationale for the disproportionate service to marginalized physicians is attributable to race-conscious professionalism, which describes how the physician navigates professional demands while caring for an underserved population (J Health Care Poor Underserved 2015;26:73-81). Further evidence suggests that when minoritized physicians relocate to different environments, due to this sense of duty, belongingness, and inclusion, they tend to resettle their practices in communities of similar demographics (Health Serv Res 2009;44:1290-308). The desire to use their careers to serve the underserved is a principal motivator for medical students as early as the first year, where the Association of American...

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