n South African Medical Journal - The vexed question of race-based admission to medical school : correspondence

Volume 102, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The issue raised by the Editor regarding selection criteria for medical school admission resonates well with my own views on this thorny issue. I believe that race-based criteria are counter-productive, and tend to reinforce the entitlement attitude, a post-apartheid tendency which remains unaddressed in our infant democracy today.

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