Few Indian students enter medical school
Only a handful of American Indian and Alaska Native students are entering medical school but one university is reporting record enrollment.

The University of New Mexico School of Medicine has nine Indian students this fall. That's the largest in the school's history.

"We are possibly the only school in the nation to have this many Native American students accepted into medical school," Gayle Dine-Chacon, vice president of the UNM Center for Native American Health, told The New Mexico Daily Lobo

In contrast, the University of Kansas School of Medicine only has one Indian student enrolled for the semester. Other universities have not reported an increase this fall.

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