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medical

1. of or relating to the science of medicine or to the treatment of patients by drugs, etc., as opposed to surgery
2. a less common word for medicinal
3. Informal a medical examination
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Nationwide, the number of blacks enrolled in medical schools has dropped by 6 percent in the last decade.
I don't think that we should expect the medical profession or any other profession to mirror precisely the racial and ethnic makeup of the rest of the country," said Roger Clegg, vice president and general counsel for the Center for Equal Opportunity, a nonprofit public policy research organization in suburban Washington, D.
But some school officials said that increasing the number of black and Latino medical students does not require them to come up with different standards, just different strategies.
Raymond Curry, executive associate dean for Northwestern's medical school, who is white.
Finding blacks and Latinos for medical school involves "casting a wide net" across the entire board of applicants, said Dr.
College grades and MCAT scores only tell you part of the story," said Girotti, a Latino who is also the director of the medical school's Hispanic Center.
Each summer, the UIC medical school offers a six-week introductory term for as many as 60 newly admitted students-mostly blacks and Latinos--who lack undergraduate science degrees.
Of all Chicago-area medical schools, UIC has traditionally had the highest representation of blacks and Latinos.
Now, as the medical school's associate dean of multicultural affairs, he works to recruit more underrepresented students.
GE Medical Systems' PET business designs and manufactures a complete portfolio of PET products, including cyclotrons tracer production units, PET scanners and Mobile PET scanners.
Syncor International Corporation is a leading provider of high technology health care services concentrating on nuclear pharmacy services, medical imaging and radiotherapy.