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The BSOM Office of Diversity Affairs' lending library houses many articles, books, and documentaries with an emphasis on gender, racial/cultural diversity, institutional/workforce diversity, multicultural topics in health care, sexual identity/sexual orientation, and multidimensional areas of diversity.ECU faculty, staff, and graduate students may borrow from the ODA lending library. Borrowing from our library is free and a maximum of two items may be checked out at one time. Take a look at our resources list online and stop by the office to check out your selection.The checkout period for all items is two weeks.

Ability (Mental and Physical)
Stones From the River Ursala Hegi
The Disability Studies Reader Lennard J. Davis

Changing the Culture of Academic Medicine Linda H. Pololi
One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd Jim Fergus, J. Will Dodd (Introduction)
The Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Healthcare Ellen Kuhlmann (Editor), Ellen Annandale (Editor)
The Science Glass Ceiling: Women Scientists and the Struggle to Succeed Sue V. Rosser
Woman Scientist:  Meeting the Challenges for a Successful Career Clarice M. Yentsch, Carl J. Sindermann

Institutional & Workforce Diversity
Diversity's Promise for Higher Education: Making It Work Daryl G. Smith
Faculty Diversity:  Removing the Barriers JoAnn Moody
In the Nation's Compelling Interest: Ensuring Diversity in the Healthcare Workforce Committee on Institutional and Policy-Level Strategies for Increasing the Diversity of the U.S. He, Brian D. Smedley, Adrienne Stith Butler, Adrienne Stith Butler (Editor), Lonnie R. Bristow (Editor)
Reinventing Diversity: Transforming Organizational Community to Strengthen People, Purpose, and Performance Howard J. Ross, Foreword by Julianne Malveaux
The Black Academic's Guide to Winning Tenure Without Losing Your Soul Kerry Ann Rockquemore, Tracey A. Laszloffy

Multidimensional (Readings explore many areas including age, class, sexuality, religion)
Being a Doctor: The Art of Medicine Joel H. Goldstein
Beyond Difference Al Condeluci
Giovanni's Room James Baldwin
Left Neglected Lisa Genova
Microaggressions and Marginality: Manifestation, Dynamics, and Impact Derald Wing Sue (Editor)
Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation Derald Wing Sue
Race, Class, and Gender in the United States Paula S. Rothenberg
Readings for Diversity and Social Justice Maurianne Adams
The Grand Design Stephen Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow

Politics and Policy
P. C., M. D.: How Political Correctness Is Corrupting Medicine Sally Satel
Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care Diana J. Mason, Judith K. Leavitt, Mary W. Chafee
QB VII Leon Uris, Jill Uris

Race and Ethnicity
A Different Mirror:A History of Multicultural America Ronald Takaki
Affirmative Action Tim J. Wise
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West Dee Brown
Critical Race Theory:  An Introduction Richard Delgado, Jean Stefancic
Critical White studies:  Looking Behind the Mirror Richard Delgado, Jean Stefancic (Editor)
Debating Race with Michael Eric Dyson Michael Eric Dyson
James City: A Black Community in North Carolina 1863-1900 Joe Mobley
Learning To Be White Thandeka
Passing Strange: A Gilded Age Tale of Love and Deception Across the Color Line Martha A. Sandweiss
Race Manners Cornel West, LuAnn Walther (Editor)
Race Matters Cornel West, LuAnn Walther (Editor)
Racial and Ethnic Relations Census Update Joe R. Feagin, Clairece Booher R. Feagin
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books Azar Nafisi
Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections From an Angry White Male Tim Wise
The Black Elite Lois Benjamin
The Cornel West Reader Cornel West
The Evolution of Racism Pat Shipman
The History of White People Nell Irvin Painter
The Michael Eric Dyson Reader Michael Eric Dyson, Liz Maguire (Editor)
The Myth of the Model Minority: Asian Americans Facing Racism Rosalind S. Chou, Joe R. Feagin
The Warmth of Other Suns:  The Epic Story of American's Great Migration Isabel Wilkerson
Understanding White Privilege:  Creating Pathways to Authentic Relationships Across Race Frances E. Kendall
White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son Tim Wise Tim Wise
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations about Race Beverly Tatum

Race, Culture, & Medicine
Bad Blood:  The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment James Howard Jones, Jones
Black and Blue:  The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism John Hoberman
Cross Cultural Medicine Judyann Bibgy, Barbara Slater Stern
Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion Miguel A Perez (Editor), Raffy R. Luquis (Editor), Raffy R. Luquis (Editor)
Cultural Diversity in Health & Illness Rachel E. Spector
Curanderismo Robert T. Trotter Ii, Juan Antonio Chavira, Foreword by Luis D. Leon
Disease and Distinctiveness in the American South Todd L. Savitt & James Harvey Young
Examining Tuskegee:  The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture) Susan M. Reverby
Health Care in America: Separate and Unequal Kant Patel, Mark E. Rushefsky
Health Issues in the Latino Community Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Carlos W. Molina, Ruth Enid Zambrana
Latina Health in the United States: A Public Health Reader Marilyn Aguirre-Molina (Editor), Carlos W. Molina (Editor)
Mama Might Be Better off Dead: The Failure of Health Care in Urban America Laurie Kaye Abraham
Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present Harriet A. Washington
Medicine and Slavery: The Diseases and Health Care of Blacks in Antebellum Virginia Todd L. Savitt
Minority Populations and Health: An Introduction to Health Disparities in the United States Thomas A. LaVeist
Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World Tracy Kidder
Multicultural Medicine and Health Disparities David Satcher, Rubens J. Pamies, Nancy N. Woelfl (Editor)
Race and Medicine in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century America Todd L. Savitt
Science and Medicine in the old South Ronald L. Numbers (Editor), Todd L. Savitt (Editor)
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Rebecca Skloot
The Latina Guide to Health Jane L. Delgado
The Scalpel and the Silver Bear:  The First Navajo Woman Surgeon Combines Western Medicine and Traditional Healing Lori Alvord, Elizabeth Cohen, Elizabeth Cohen Van Pelt
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down:  A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures Anne Fadiman, Preface by Anne Fadiman
Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe
Unequal Treatment Institute of Medicine

AAMC 2012 Data Book-Medical Schools and Teaching Hospitals by the Numbers Association of American Medical Colleges
Biographical Dictionary of American Physicians of African Ancestry 1800-1920 Geraldine Rhoades Beckford
Stedman's Medical Dictionary  
The American Heritage Spanish Dictionary  

Religion & Spirituality
A Book of Miracles: Inspiring True Stories of Healing, Gratitude, and Love Bernie S. Siegel, Foreword by Deepak Chopra
Acts of Faith:  The Story of an American Muslim, in the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation Eboo Patel
The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief Francis S. Collins

Sexual Identity & Orientation
Coming Out to Parents Mary Borhek
Handbook of LGBT Issues in Community Mental Health Jack Drescher
Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters Julie A. Greenberg, Robert Stam
It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living Dan Savage (Editor), Terry Miller (Editor)
Parrotfish Ellen Wittlinger
Rubyfruit Jungle Rita Mae Brown
Secret Historian: The life and times of Samual Steward, professor, tattoo artist, and sexual renegade Justin Spring
The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health Harvey J. Makadon, Jennifer Potter (Editor), Keneth H. Mayer (Editor)
The Handbook of Lesbian; Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender public Health; a Practitioner's Guide To Service (05 Edition) Michael Shankle
The Health of Lesbian Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People Institute of Medicine
The Health of Sexual Minorities: Public Health Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Populations Ilan H. Meyer (Editor), Mary E. Northridge (Editor)