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This book is designed to help minority students thrive personally and academically in medical school, to make a realistic assessment of their strengths and weaknesses, to successfully confront societal myths and stereotypes and to develop healthy strategies to meet academic, personal, and relationship needs. Carmen Webb, having assisted countless medical students with these issues, has assembled an outstanding cadre of insightful professionals for advice, each highly qualified and devoted to promoting medical student well-being.
Chapter 10: Focus on Mexican American Medical Students
Focus on Mexican American Medical Students
If one uses race1 as a defining measure, Mexican Americans are difficult to classify. Although commonly called “Mestizos” (indigenous Indian, half Spaniard), the reality is much more complex. In the conquest of Mexico in the early 1500s, “White” Spaniards were ...