Blavity: There’s Been A Surge In Black Medical School Applicants Amid COVID’s Devastation On BIPOC Communities

Blavity: There’s Been A Surge In Black Medical School Applicants Amid COVID’s Devastation On BIPOC Communities. “While there are only 5 percent of doctors reported to be Black, per NBC News, medical schools have been taking notice of the up to 43 percent increase in Black applicants since the beginning of the pandemic. Howard University’s College of Medicine reported a 28 percent increase in Black applicants, while Morehouse School of Medicine reported 26 percent and Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Medicine with 43 percent.”

Deadline News: Real accounts of Burke and Hare, and other gruesome medical history tales released online for first time

Deadline News: Real accounts of Burke and Hare, and other gruesome medical history tales released online for first time. “The website launched by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) features a database with some of the most well-known surgeons, such as Elsie Inglis, Dr Robert Knox, Joseph Lister and James Young Simpson. The new website includes historic notebooks available in full, including the memoirs of Thomas Hume, which offer a rare account of an Edinburgh student who was close friends with the assistants of the notorious anatomist Dr Robert Knox.”