A Medical School Tradition Comes Under Fire For Racism

Students and administrators at the Icahn School of Medicine are working to fight racial disparities at their school. (Left to right: Masrai Williams, Michelle Sainté, Giselle Lynch,  Dr. David Muller, Eziwoma Alibo, Michael Espino, and Shashi Anand.)

A prominent medical school has pulled back from electing students for a sought-after honor society, saying the award reinforces racial bias in medical education.

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