Gert H. Brieger, MD, PhD
Admission to medical school became selective in the 1920s and by the 1960s became increasingly expensive for applicants. The stories of three applicants, a white man who easily walked into medical school in 1908, a black woman who overcame a double hurdle in the 1930s, and a white man who entered medical school by court order, provide insight into the admissions process and its changes.
Brieger GH. Getting into Medical School in the Good Old Days: Good for Whom?: The First Nicholas E. Davies Memorial Lecture. Ann Intern Med. 1993;119:1138–1143. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-119-11-199312010-00012
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1993;119(11):1138-1143.
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