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200-point higher cutoff for foreign medical grads could be justified

Requiring a 200-point higher passing score on the Puerto Rico Medical Licensing Examination than on the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam could be rationally related to substantial differences between the two exams, even though both are prepared by the same organization, the 1st Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held June 17 (Mulero-Carrillo v. Roman-Hernandez).

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