Medical Schools

Med School in Vienna to Give Preference to Female Applicants

Mar 16, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

A medical school in Austria will grade its applicants by gender with the results weighed toward women, reports the Associated Press.

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The Diversity Mania Invades Medical School Admissions

Oct 26, 2011 by George Leef |

Yale's med school is jumping aboard the bandwagon for increasing diversity in its student body, aiming to include more LGBT students. I can't see how aiming at quotas (or "goals" or some other euphemism) for this or any… Continue Reading | 2 Comments >

Medical Ethics, Medical Schools, and the Wisconsin Protests

Feb 22, 2011 by George Leef |

Dr. Paul Hsieh writes here about medical ethics, medical schools, and dishonesty. 

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Who Should Be a Doctor?

Aug 02, 2010 by George Leef |

Medical school admissions people apparently think that medical training has been going too much toward students with demonstrated aptitude in science and the nation would be better served if more medical students were chosen on… Continue Reading | 11 Comments >

“Diversity” Infection Spreading to Med Schools

Dec 11, 2009 by George Leef |

The mania over "diversity" (that is, preferences for certain people whose ancestry puts them into an "underrepresented" category) has swept through most of American higher education. It's bad enough when, say, English departments… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Dalrymple on Requiring University for Nurses

Nov 18, 2009 by Ken Daniszewski |

Theodore Dalrymple comments in the Telegraph on a government requirement that new nurses in the UK will have to hold a degree-level qualification beginning in 2013. Dalrymple sees no intrinsic reason why nursing can't be taught… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

The Quick Path to a Graduate Degree

Oct 13, 2009 by Ashley Thorne |

The remarks below were sent in from Dr. Jeremiah Reedy, who serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Scholars and was the founding president of the Minnesota Association of Scholars. Dr. Reedy taught… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

What You Learn Depends on What (and Whom) You Ask

Sep 11, 2008 by Steve Balch |

Does diversity in the medical classroom enhance students' ability to care for minority patients? A new study supposedly provides evidence to that effect. But the survey omits some essential elements and thus fails to take an… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >