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Medical Schools Lack Black Male Students

African-American men made up only 2.5 percent of all med school applicants in 2011, says a recent report. The Association of American Medical Colleges also found that while Black men (30 and older) make up 10 percent of the U.S. male population, they only account for 3 percent of practicing doctors. To increase these numbers, better minority recruitment is needed.

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