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The London Hospital Medical College denies selection bias

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6993.1531 (Published 10 June 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1531
  1. John Cunningham,
  2. Colin Berry
  1. Subdean for admissions Dean London Hospital Medical College, University of London, London E1 2AD

    EDITOR,—Aneez Esmail and colleagues state that the selection of applicants for entry to medical schools in the United Kingdom is subject to ethnic bias and imply that the medical school of the London Hospital Medical College is one of the nation's worst offenders in this regard.1 People from ethnic minority groups made up 29% of this institution's intake for 1992, and our audit of admissions, conducted annually, indicates that almost certainly no selection …

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