TITLE

Eliminating racism in medicine

PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/18/99, Vol. 160 Issue 10, p1426
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the suggestion by the National Medical Association (NMA) that United States medical schools open more places to black students. Suggestion for a change in curricula to expose medical students to issues of racial and gender health; Statistics of minority student involvement in medicine; Comments from former NMA president Gary Dennis.
ACCESSION #
1859313

 

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