Addressing shortage of minority students in medical school

When Holly Humphrey, MD became the dean for medical education at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, she decided to focus her attention on recruiting underrepresented minority students.

Over time, Humphrey discovered she was only attracting new students to the Windy City by simply recruiting bright young minds away from other schools. More so, the fundamental need of increasing the total population of underrepresented minority (URM) medical students wasn’t being addressed.

Read more: http://www.voxxi.com/minority-students-in-medical-school/#ixzz2L7Bdtjbw

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