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2011-03-09 13:15:42

Research: Ethnicity and academic performance in UK trained doctors and medical students: Systematic review and meta-analysis UK trained doctors and medical students from minority ethnic groups tend to underperform academically compared with their white counterparts, finds a study published on bmj.com today. This attainment gap has persisted for many years and must be tackled to ensure a fair and just method of training and assessing current and future doctors, say the authors. A third of all...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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