House bill looks to end federal funding for medical schools with DEI

House Republicans introduced a bill Tuesday to ban funding to medical schools that use diversity, equity, and inclusion ideology.

Reps. Greg Murphy (R-NC) and Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) introduced the Embracing anti-Discrimination, Unbiased Curricula, and Advancing Truth in Education, or EDUCATE, Act aiming to eliminate federal funding, including student loans, for medical schools that advance or use DEI.

Flanked by other physician House members and medical advocates at a press conference in front of the Capitol Tuesday afternoon, Murphy and Wenstrup, both of whom are doctors, decried the harm DEI has done to the medical field.

“Physicians have always been held in a position of the highest trust — patients trust their doctors with their lives,” Murphy said, recalling his nearly 35 years as a surgeon. “Medical schools are then charged with educating and training their doctors to be the
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