Criminal records and studying medicineBMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b2076 (Published 27 May 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2076
- John McMillan, senior lecturer in medical ethics1,
- Barry Wright, consultant psychiatrist and senior lecturer2,
- Giles Davidson, head of administration2,
- Jonathan Bennett, associate dean for students1
- 1Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, Hull
- 2Hull York Medical School, University of York, Heslington, York
- J McMillan
Should a spent conviction prevent entry to medical school? John McMillan, Barry Wright, Giles Davidson, and Jonathan Bennett consider the main arguments for and against rejecting applicants on the basis of a criminal record
Competing interests: All authors are members of the Hull York Medical School’s fitness to practise committee.
Provenance and peer review: Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.