ERIC Number: EJ564139
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Affirmative Action in Medical Education: A Legal Perspective.
Helms, Lelia B.; Helms, Charles M.
Academic Medicine, v73 n3 p231-36 Mar 1998
Describes history of legal theory behind affirmative action, with examples from case law and Department of Education regulations, identifying legal pitfalls in admissions and financial aid, including categorization of students by race, racially disproportionate financial aid awards after accounting for need, racially disproportionate scholarship awards vs loans, and for public schools, differential treatment of out-of-state students by race. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, College Admission, Court Litigation, Diversity (Student), Federal Regulation, Higher Education, Legal Problems, Medical Education, Minority Groups, Professional Education, Program Administration, Public Colleges, School Responsibility, Student Characteristics, Student Financial Aid
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A