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2014-05-27 23:00:23

The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) Board of Directors has elected its newest members, including a student, resident physician, and nationally-recognized leader in Pediatrics. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Board of Directors elected three new members at its May 2014 meeting. Dr. Carol Berkowitz is the Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Professor of Clinical...

2014-04-15 12:28:21

Southern Californian Public Relations Agency Retained by North America's Leading Graduate Medical Education Organization LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents Medical, a pioneering graduate medical education accreditation organization, today announced it has selected Bob Gold & Associates, a full-service public relations agency, to lead its communications program. Residents Medical educates and guides international, foreign and U.S. medical school graduates...

2014-02-26 23:00:56

Allopathic and Osteopathic medical communities commit to a single Graduate Medical Education accreditation system. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) have agreed to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education (GME) programs in the U.S. "This recognizes the important contributions of...

2014-02-26 16:28:33

CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) have agreed to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education (GME) programs in the U.S. After months of discussion, the allopathic and osteopathic medical communities have committed to work together to prepare future generations of physicians with the highest...

2014-01-27 08:28:30

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) today released new guidance for graduate medical education in US teaching hospitals and medical centers. This effort creates the framework to reshape the clinical environments in which tomorrow's doctors learn to deliver quality patient care and respond to rapid developments in health care delivery. Summarized in a paper published in the January 27, 2014 online edition of the...

2013-11-12 23:03:01

North Metro Atlanta Benefits from New Teaching Facility Status Lawrenceville, Ga. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Gwinnett Medical Center’s Graduate Medical Education Program recently received institutional initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and by the American Osteopathic Association for its new family medicine residency. The first class of GMC residents will begin training in June 2014. The interviewing process has begun; GMC will hope to...

2013-10-11 23:19:44

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), The Hip Society, The Knee Society, and The American Orthopaedic Association’s (AOA) Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors (CORD) and The International Congress on Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) collaborate on Orthopaedic Resident Training Initiative. (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Four of the leading orthopaedic societies are announcing a unique Orthopaedic Resident Training Initiative (ORTI) to develop, organize and fund three courses...

2013-04-16 14:20:53

In July 2010, the Society of Neurological Surgeons initiated nationwide boot camp courses designed to teach incoming postgraduate Year 1 (PGY1) trainees fundamental skills related to the field of neurosurgery. According to a new paper in the Journal of Neurosurgery, follow-up tests and surveys returned from course attendees 6 months after completion of the courses show that the first-year residents retained the knowledge and skills they had learned and found the courses relevant and...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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