Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 12th, 1995
Eighteen of the United States' 126 medical schools reported a majority of women in their first-year class this academic year, including Harvard in Boston, Massachusetts, and Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland, two other top-ranked institutions where it was also a first. At both schools, women made up 53 percent of the first-year class.
Medical school officials are hard-pressed to explain the shift. Yale's admissions director, Lynne Wootton, said the...
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