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Tokyo Medical University admits subtracting points from repeat male applicants' scores and boosting others to secure donations

Aug 8, 2018

Tokyo Medical University admits subtracting points from repeat male applicants' scores and boosting others to secure donations

by Chisato Tanaka

Lawyers tasked with investigating Tokyo Medical University's alleged discrimination against female prospective students said Tuesday that they have confirmed the practice occurred, and criticized the actions taken by the institution. They also said they have confirmed further discriminatory practice against male applicants who took the ...

Apr 15, 2018

Training and certifying medical specialists

A system has been launched to certify medical specialists under a common set of standards. Hopefully, it won't drain too many doctors from general practice or concentrate too many specialists in big cities.