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What is your school made of?

Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by Toran, Mar 8, 2001.

  1. Toran

    Toran Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Nov 18, 1998
    I believe that a medical school's students should comprise a diversity, as much as possible, in gender, and ethnic and sociological background representing the diversity that each student will meet in practice. If all the patients the medical students see in medical schools are green neutered men, than there will be little practical knowledge transferred from school to the treatment facility.
    Also, if research had not begun to change from a research group of WASP men, than would still have little understanding of different ethnic backgrounds or women's physiology.
    What do you think?
    What is your school's mix?
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  3. Brennan

    Brennan Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    May 19, 2001
    West Virginia
    How should the mix go....according to percentage of the differences in the country and or state....percentages based on types of applicants....? what i dont understand
  4. Popoy

    Popoy SDN Super Moderator 10+ Year Member

    Apr 22, 2001
    The initial poster of this was back in March 8, 2001.... revived from the depths of SDN!!! :D
  5. muonwhiz

    muonwhiz Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Feb 6, 2001
    I don't know what the ethnic mix of the student body is or will be until this fall. I have no problem with admissions being open to all people, but I have a lot of problem with preferences and quotas if that is what you are talking about.

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