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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 3, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaWinnipeg free press saturday october 3, 1970 27 prejudice seen against woman med students Washington Specia tons the first definitive study of the attitudes of unite states medical schools Towar women students has that wide spread prejudice i depriving the nation of urgently needed doctors. Or. Harold i. Kaplan professor of psychiatry at new Yore medical College who conducted the seven year study under i National Institute of Menta health Grant said some replies to his questions were so scan Dalous that he did not include them in his report. The study found that a significant number of medical schools Are reluctant to accept women As students particularly if they Are married. The women must be exceptional academically in order to be admitted. If they marry and become preg Nant while in school they usually Are permitted some flexibility in order to Complete their degrees internships and residencies. But in fear of losing a year s academic credit the new mothers take dangerously in adequate maternity leave causing or. Kaplan to wonder How most american schools would handle academic credit in reference to a male student missing one to two months of a year s work because of infectious mononucleosis or hepatic he undertook the study to find out Why the slowly increasing percentage of women doctors in the United states nine per cent of All doctors compares so unfavourably with 65 per cent in the . And 24 per cent in great Britain. The study offers evidence that he inhibiting Factor is prejudice by admissions committees and the attitudes generally of Amer can educators about women in Medicine. Among the answers or. Kailan received to questions about that special provisions such As Ime off adjusted schedules and a y care centres medical schools in the United states allow pregnant women and new mothers i think they women med Cal students ordinarily have so Nany emotional problems that we have not been particularly to Simpsons Sears looking for something different in draperies visit our idea shop Happy with their we have admitted a few married women without Chil Dren but our experience with them has been almost uniformly poor up to the present we have refused to admit married women with Over a period of years it has been the practice of the Dean and the admissions com Mittee to scrutinize carefully applicants who Are married women and even to discourage pregnancy is no substitute for academic achieve ment and ultimate qua Ifica we have been set far fairly Liberal on this three to 10 Days maternity leave alternate exam dates and student Loans if the student is in Good stand ing although i suppose in Mak ing such awards we sentimentally Reserve the notion that Conception is an act of in contrast to these attitudes the few schools allowing mar ried women the flexibility they need during pregnancy and motherhood reported Good Aca Demic results. At the medical College of Pennsylvania founded in 1888 As an All women s school but integrated last the educational process of a pregnant medical student is rarely of this is True also of Wake Forest Columbia Duke Missouri and Meharry. At Iowa state several new mothers solved baby sitting problems by depositing their newborns in the medical school s infant metabolism research Centre. Or. Kaplan reported that Dur ing the period of the study published in the september Issue of the woman physician journal of the american medical women s 42 physician mothers were trained in the psychiatry residency train ing program at new York medi Cal College. All have gone on to Complete the training requirements of the american Board of psychiatry and Neu he said. Or. Kaplan saw no reason that similar flexibility could not be applied to All branches of Medicine to permit not Only the recruitment of More women physicians but also to help them Complete their training. Reception set for thursday the women s musical club o Winnipeg will bold its Annua membership reception 11 to 2 . Thursday at the Home of mrs. James a. Richardson 475 Wellington Crescent. Memberships for the club s six concert season will be Avail Able at each or from mrs. George d. Iliffe of 332 Niagara Street club treasurer. Autograph books signed by performers and photographs taken during the 71-year history of the group the second oldest musical club in Canada will be displayed at the reception. The first concert in the 72nd season will be Given by British Mon Logist Joyce Grenfell oct. 19 at the Winnipeg auditorium. The club had 300 members last year. Tuxedo open House Tuxedo Shaftesbury High school Grant Avenue and Shaftesbury Boulevard Tuxedo will hold open House for parents 8 . Wednesday. Safes wednesday Calvin presbyterian Church will hold auction and Home cooking sales . Wednes Day in the Church Keewatin Street. Facial hair removed permanently by latest electrolysis Short wave method safely quickly phone 942-4110 the Dermie Institute pm. 400 Boyd bldc., Portage at Edmonton established 1949 4 dry clean Only 8 ibs. Mrs. A. A. Adams at left pours fear for Elsebeth Bager of Sweden president of the International inner wheel club As mrs. W. John Mckeag wife of Manitoba s lieutenant governor watches during a party held Friday in mrs. Bager s Honor at mrs Mckeag s Tuxedo mrs. Bager visited Winnipeg Enro Ute to a Friendship and fun weekend sponsored by the bran Don inner wheel club saturday and sunday. The International club has about groups in 40 countries with a total membership of about 000. India cookery proves popular come to Simpsons Sears idea we will show you what the latest fashions Are and will consult with you to choose the fabric and Colour Best suited for your Home. If it s Quality and service you want Call today and speak to one of our consultants. Choose now and have your new draperies in for Christmas. Our special for this week Only Saie celebrating our second anniversary in Canada Canadian distributors of the Penn Rich brat Cross Dye damask in your Choice of 11 decorator shades. Minimum length of 5 .59 cd. Fabric lining labour draperies div. 24, second Garden City. Polo Park 775-7011 local 305 or 306 Garden City 338-4621 local 124 interest in a six week course in the cookery of India has been so great that its location has been moved to larger accommodation. The course sponsored by the Central Winnipeg Branch of the Young men s Christian association will Start 8 . Monday at the demonstration Kitchen of the greater Winnipeg Gas co., 33 King Street. Originally the course was to be held at the Myca building. Mrs. Gursharan Bawa a graduate of the University of Delhi who has had training in Indian cookery will conduct the course. About 15 recipes Are to be demonstrated. Meeting for parents cerebral palsy parents coun cil of Winnipeg will hold a Gen eral meeting 8 . Tuesday at Kinsmen Centre for the handicapped Sherbrook Street. Norm Roberts president of Winnipeg Certoma extra ibs. 2sc each urge drapes no problem dry clean it steam 4 lbs. Semi finished extra lbs. 50c single garments 69c full professional services fabricate cleaning Cen files 1 2 locations ample parking 2543 Portage 209 Osborne pm. 889-2380 Bra like no other Miracle Bra. Lifts and Larm butt the Small butt appears la ctr. Dysim patented by non Frith. Complete Comfort no strap train i sold by Export Fitten. Dacron pot ofter Ami Cotton or pm sizes 28 to a to cd. Duo to on. Very volume of Steloi this has made it possible to drastically reduce the kites of iras and girdles. Nylon to 1 lace bras now a and .95 c up to be s 9.99 f a to cd Long lines All sizes longer lines girdles Sixes of to xxx regular now. Sj.95 Penn Rich of Canada 2645 Portage Avenue pm. 837-3008 ban on midis no Mere joke to some women Hanover Park Iii. A when the Village Board passed a Resolution Banning the Midi skirt from this Chi Cago suburb it was considered a joke but now police chief Sam p o 1 o 11 o says some women Are afraid to go out of doors for fear of being arrested for improper dress. The two weeks that it is a god Given and inalienable right of men to observe the niceties of the female form in All of its Many varied shapes and although the Midi was banished forever from within the corporate limits of the Vil with Midi dressed females liable to a Fine the Resolution lacked Legal Force. Nevertheless said Carol Pierce a Village employee quite a few people were up s e t h e women not he tru arts life instant action cold wave special for tinted and bleached hair or Normal hair. A special guaranteed wig service styled and cleaned extra special to pc orca hair color fines hair color in the world. 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