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2013-11-04 23:04:36

Canopy Apps & AMSA Partnership to Drive Medical Spanish Training at All 173 Medical Schools New York, NY (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 To dramatically increase the number of bilingual healthcare providers, Canopy Apps is partnering with the American Medical Students Association (AMSA) to deliver medical Spanish curriculums at medical schools across the country. Canopy Apps was funded by the National Institutes of Health to create a series of online curricula that develop students’...

2013-03-18 23:01:36

Medical students at the annual American Medical Student Association meeting get a preview of AnatomyOne's new Learning Paths through gross and clinical anatomy. (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Amirsys today unveiled AnatomyOne2.0 at the 2013 annual American Medical Student Association meeting in Washington, DC. AnatomyOne is an online learning experience that brings together all the resources students need to master anatomy. With the 2.0 release, AnatomyOne introduces four Learning Paths to guide...

2012-08-24 06:21:02

STERLING, Va. and PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, is now the exclusive medical content provider for the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), the nation's largest independent medical student organization. As physicians-in-training from around the world join AMSA, they will receive a new member benefit of one or more of LWW's well-known medical titles. Products vary based on the member's geographic...

2012-04-24 02:28:47

SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medicine and public health groups including the AAP, AAFP, ACPM, AMA, AMSA, APHA and CPATH are continuing to urge the US Trade Representative and the FDA to maintain the ban on clove cigarettes, despite the adverse ruling by a World Trade Organization dispute panel in the U.S. -- Clove Cigarettes case, DS 406. The dispute panel's decision is scheduled to be presented to the World Trade Organization for final approval on April 24, 2012....

2012-03-09 11:00:00

Leading nonprofits team up to benefit the future health care workforce. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 Child Family Health International (CFHI) is pleased to announce it has become an official partner of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA). Both nonprofit organizations work to provide training and education to students pursuing careers in medicine. AMSA is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States and CFHI is the leading...

2011-03-25 11:23:24

Authors note a trend to exclude such interactions, but warn of possible harms in pharmaceutical marketing to medical students. A national survey of U.S. family medicine residency programs finds that most limit pharmaceutical and other industry interactions with residents while many exclude all interactions. The results, published in the May issue of Academic Medicine, suggest a major shift away from acceptance of food, gifts, samples, and industry-supported events. The survey was a joint...

2010-02-22 04:37:00

PHILADEPHIA, February 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Company Celebrates Medical Education Innovation at AMSA's 60th Anniversary Convention Elsevier, the leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information, today announced it is celebrating medical education innovation at the American Medical Student Association's (AMSA) 60th Annual Convention (http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/Events/Convention.aspx), March 11-14, 2010, at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim,...

2009-07-22 07:12:56

Should financial ties between doctors and drug companies be eliminated, or are healthy alliances with the common aim of improving human health possible between the two groups? A debate in this week's PLoS Medicine explores whether the influence of drug company money on doctors is always a corrupting one. The relationship between doctors and drug companies has been the subject of intense scrutiny, with some arguing that the public health mission of doctors is incompatible with the...

2009-06-16 07:00:00

RESTON, Va. and BOSTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over one-fifth of U.S. medical schools improved their conflict-of-interest rules in the past year, yet dozens of others lag behind according to the 2009 American Medical Student Association (AMSA) PharmFree Scorecard, released today. The Scorecard, developed by AMSA and the Pew Prescription Project, finds that 45 of 149 medical schools now receive a grade of A or B for their policies governing pharmaceutical industry interaction with...