Reaching parity for minority medical students: a possibility or a pipe dream?

  • Harris Foster
  • Published 1996 in Journal of the National Medical Association


This article assesses the extent to which under-represented minorities are entering medical school and whether the gap between them and other ethnic groups is narrowing. The issues of genesis of the problem, rationale for redress, assessment of current status, and mechanisms for reaching parity are examined. The current status of underrepresented minority… (More)


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