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COMMITMENT The Commitment to Minority Recruitment Programs

SUMMARY. A myriad of programs have been mounted to increase access for the underrepresented into health career programs. some being more successful than others. Commitment is the theme of this paper and is linked to success through discussions of: the background to the health care problem in which race. income and related socioeconomic variables play dominant roles; the issue of minority access to college; the minority manpower shortages/maldistribution controversy; and. the need to secure and commit fmancial resources which. as an expression for diversity. would lead to the improvement of the delivery of pharmaceutical care for all the citizens of this country. .