Medicine: Jews & Schools

"We are sending you this memorandum in order that there may be no misunderstanding regarding the rather difficult situation which you may face if you are planning to seek admission to a medical school."

Thus began a newsworthy document which President James Lukens McConaughy last week sent to the two dozen Jewish undergraduates of Wesleyan University at Middletown, Conn. Set forth were prime facts & figures about medical schools, Jews and Gentiles:

Each year about 14,000 young men and women try to get into the 77 reputable U. S....

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