Florida medical schools consider race during admission process, documents reveal

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (TND) — Documents shared exclusively with The National Desk (TND) by a medical watchdog group show the University of Florida College of Medicine considers race and ethnicity when making admissions decisions.

According to Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, board chairman of the medical association Do No Harm, the liberal shift across the country’s medical colleges is impacting the standards by which potential doctors are selected and therefore will, in time, impact patient’s medical care.

Upon learning of an assessment from the the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), which surveyed over 100 publicly funded medical universities regarding their commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), Do No Harm sent formal document requests to several publicly funded medical universities, including the University of Florida, to obtain their responses.

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