Med schools group embraces racial preferences

Racial preferences in faculty hiring and student admissions are a “strategic priority for academic medicine,” the nation’s largest consortium of medical schools says.

The racial priority appears in an open letter to 157 medical schools, academic societies, teaching hospitals and health systems written by David J. Skorton, president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges, and David A. Acosta, the group’s chief diversity and inclusion officer.

Read more at The Washington Times.