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APPENDIX A U.S. Medical Schools Surveyed by the Committee and Their Characteristics The following 46 schools were sent survey questionnaires by the committee: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University Baylor College of Medicine Bowman Gray School of Medicine Creighton University School of Medicine East Carolina University School of Medicine East Tennessee State University Quillen-Dishner College of Medicine Georgetown University School of Medicine Hahnemann University School of Medicine Harvard Medical School Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine Medical College of Pennsylvania Meharry Medical College School of Medicine Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York New York Medical College Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine Northwestern University Medical School Rush Medical College of Rush University Southern Illinois University School of Medicine State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine Tufts University School of Medicine Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine University of California at Irvine, College of Medicine University of Colorado School of Medicine University of Florida College of Medicine University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School University of Iowa College of Medicine University of Kentucky College of Medicine University of Maryland School of Medicine University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey University of Michigan Medical School University of Mississippi School of Medicine 101

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102 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine University of Oklahoma College of Medicine University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry University of South Carolina School of Medicine University of Southern California School of Medicine University of Vermont College of Medicine Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia Washington University School of Medicine West Virginia University School of Medicine Wright State University School of Medicine Yale University School of Medicine CHARACTERISTICS OF THE 45 SCHOOLS THAT RESPONDED Of the 46 schools sent questionnaires (listed above)' 45 responded. Not all the respondents provided answers to all the questions, however. The committee identified four basic categories of schools among the respondents: private (17~' state (25), federal (1~, and not stated (2~. The curriculum structure and responsibility were also identified (see Table A-1. TABLE A-1. Curriculum Structure and Responsibility in the Responding Schools Characteristic Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 - Curriculum Structure Basic science (normal) 39 20 Clinical science (disease) Clerkships (required) Clinical electives Other 3 2711 35 5 2 18 32 Curriculum Responsibility Departmental 34 32 36 36 Interdepartmental 7 12 2 3