One Med School’s Commitment to Accepting English & Humanities Majors

Mt. Sinai Medical School in New York City has had a special admissions program designed to recruit English and humanities majors for almost 30 years. As a recent article describes it:

“Adding students who are steeped in more than just science to the medical school mix is a serious strategy at Mount Sinai.

Dr. David Muller is Mount Sinai’s dean for medical education. One wall of his cluttered office is a massive whiteboard covered with to-do tasks and memorable quotations. One quote reads: “Science is the foundation of an excellent medical education, but a well-rounded humanist is best suited to make the most of that education.”

For the full article see “A Top Medical School Revamps Requirements To Lure English Majors”

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