Medicine: Doctor Embargo

"Professional birth control" is the current cry of U. S. Medicine in its war against surplus doctors (TIME, Sept. 12). One method of control is for U. S. medical schools to impede admittance of freshmen. For example, more than 600 applicants last week wanted to enter Western Reserve medical school. Only 75 got in. More than 700 applied at McGill; only 100 were admitted. Seven thousand of 13,000 candidates for all U. S. medical schools were refused admittance this year.

Another method of control is for examining boards to fail graduates of foreign...

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