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Possible racial bias in the RCGP exam
A study on bmj.com raises raises concerns over possible “subjective bias owing to racial discrimination” in the MRCGP - the Royal College of General Practitioner''s postgraduate exams required to become a registered GP in the UK. Aneez Esmail, professor of primary care at the University of Manchester and the paper's lead author, explains the background to the study and its findings. Read the accompanying editorial and news story, which includes a response from RCGP chairwoman Claire Gerada.
Academic performance of ethnic minority candidates and discrimination in the MRCGP examinations between 2010 and 2012: analysis of data
BMJ author hits out at attempts to dismiss findings of possible racial bias in RCGP exam