Other Features: Correction
There were two errors on page 1129 in the article by Jolly and colleagues in the December 2008 issue.1 The corrected paragraph is below with the corrected information in bold type.
When we link applications from prior years, however, we find that many of these students applied to U.S. MD or DO schools in a prior year. In 2004, only 28% of new U.S. citizen international medical students applied in the same year to U.S. MD or DO institutions, but an additional 22% had applied to a U.S. school in a prior year. Forty-nine percent of new international medical students had no prior or concurrent applications to a U.S. MD or DO institution.
1. Jolly P, Garrison G, Boulet JR, Levitan T, Cooper RA. Three pathways to a physician career: Applicants to U.S. MD and DO schools and U.S. citizen applicants to international medical schools. Acad Med. 2008;83:1125-1131.