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March 16, 2022

Exclusive: Association of American Medical Colleges to Propose DEI Curriculum Standards

John D. Sailer

The Association of American Medical Colleges plans to release “diversity, equity, and inclusion competencies” that will force students and faculty to embrace social justice activism.

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December 7, 2021

UNC School of Medicine's Quiet DEI Revolution

John D. Sailer

For over a year, the subordination of healthcare to political aims has been underway at the UNC School of Medicine. We should hope the trend is reversed.

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November 30, 2021

UNC's New Medicine

Marina Ziemnick

The University of North Carolina School of Medicine’s efforts to enforce ideological conformity in its classrooms and curricula reflect a dangerous trend in medical education.

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August 5, 2020

"Structural Racism" at the University of Rochester

K. Thomas Noell

A letter from a disgruntled alumnus to Dean Mark B. Taubman, who has chosen to remove Nobel Laureate George Whipple's name from the school's laboratories amid claims of racism. 

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January 28, 2019

Some Thoughts on the A.P.A. Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Boys and Men

Dave Peterson

A response to the American Psychological Association's recent guidance for men and boys. 

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March 16, 2012

Med School in Vienna to Give Preference to Female Applicants

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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October 26, 2011

The Diversity Mania Invades Medical School Admissions

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 oth......

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February 22, 2011

Medical Ethics, Medical Schools, and the Wisconsin Protests

George Leef

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

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August 2, 2010

Who Should Be a Doctor?

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 me......

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December 11, 2009

"Diversity" Infection Spreading to Med Schools

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 en......

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