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Study Finds Vast Racial Disparities in Attrition Rates From M.D./Ph.D. Programs

A new study led by Mytien Nguyen, a student at Yale Medical School, finds that Black M.D./Ph.D. students are 83 percent more likely than White students to leave medical school and 50 percent more likely to graduate with only a medical doctorate. In total, 29 percent of Black students did not complete their full M.D./Ph.D. training, compared to 17 percent of White students.

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