ERIC Number: ED156051
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: 0
An Analysis of the Admission Process to U.S. Medical Schools, 1973 and 1976. Final Report.
Cuca, Janet Melei
The medical school admission process is a major determinant of various attributes and characteristics of the American physician manpower pool. This analysis investigated the criteria of national and institutional consequence in selecting students for medical school, the changes in the relative importance of these criteria from 1973 to 1976, the relationship of elements of the admission process to the admission of students with characteristics presently of societal interest, and factors distinguishing accepters who matriculated in medical school from those who did not. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Admission (School), Competitive Selection, Educational Change, Higher Education, Medical Schools, Medical Students, Professional Education, Student Characteristics
Association of American Medical Colleges, One Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. 20036
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources Administration (DHEW/PHS), Bethesda, MD. Bureau of Health Manpower.
Authoring Institution: Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC.
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