Former Medical Educator Criticizes Harvard’s Withdrawal From College Ranking System

Harvard Medical School left the U.S. News and World Report’s school ranking system

A former medical educator has criticized Harvard Medical School’s withdrawal from the U.S. News and World Report’s school ranking system, stating that the college is sacrificing merit for diversity.

“The U.S. News and World Report’s magazine ranking system for medical schools has long presented a problem for prestigious institutions like Harvard and Penn, where I used to teach,” Dr. Stanley Goldfarb told The Epoch Times.

Goldfarb is a former associate dean for curriculum at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He’s now chairman of the medical watchdog group Do No Harm and is the author of the April 2022 book, “Take Two Aspirin and Call Me by My Pronouns: Why Turning Doctors Into Social Justice Warriors Is Destroying American Medicine,” which follows how medical schools hurried to adopt diversity, equity, and inclusion requirements in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd in 2020.

Read more at The Epoch Times.