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Is medical school admission squashing creativity?

What does it take to get into medical school today? High MCAT scores. Pre-requisites galore, coupled with a stellar GPA. Research experience. Clinical experience. Volunteering. It has become a series of checkboxes, many going through the process gripe. Worse, it’s an exercise in conformity. Yesterday at TEDMED, Dr. Jacob Scott shone the spotlight on this system [...]

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