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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...

2014-02-21 08:25:50

DALLAS, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As consolidation in healthcare continues, and more mergers and acquisitions occur, many physicians are becoming employees and less interested in private practice ownership. How do physicians feel about the transition from practicing as an owner or partner of a practice, to practicing as an employee? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140221/DA69240-INFO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120214/DA52850LOGO) The Medicus Firm, a leading...

2014-02-11 23:22:59

Professional Examination Service to Enable CLA+ and CWRA+ Mastery Badges in College and K-12 New York, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Professional Examination Service (ProExam), the most experienced organization in professional licensure and certification services, today announced that the Council for Aid to Education (CAE) will use ProExam Vault to issue digital credentials for CAE’s flagship assessments: the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA+) and College and Work Readiness Assessment...

2014-02-10 16:26:28

CHICAGO, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Between aging baby boomers requiring more medical attention for chronic conditions and millions of Americans gaining access to medical care under the Affordable Care Act, the country's need for primary care physicians has never been greater. The osteopathic medical profession is doing its part to meet this need as the majority of osteopathic medical students and recent graduates matched into primary care residency programs, according to new...

2014-02-05 23:26:29

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has analyzed trends in the numbers of post-graduate year one (PGY-1) residency positions available in the United States and graduation and match rates among students in U.S. medical schools. Washington, D.C (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has released First-Year Graduate Medical Education in the United States 2002-2013, a trend analysis comparing PGY-1 training positions in the United States to medical...

2014-01-17 12:24:58

Arnold P. Gold Foundation funds initiative to develop mentors for future doctors INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM) has received a $25,000 grant from the Arthur P. Gold Foundation to fund its Meaningful Medicine Mentoring Program: A Humanistic Approach to Patient Care initiative. The program is designed to develop Central Indiana physicians into mentors for students at the first-year medical school,...

2013-12-10 23:22:54

Premier international organization for regulatory excellence adopts ProExam Vault for certifications. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Professional Examination Service (ProExam), the most experienced organization in professional licensure and certification services, today announced that the Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR) will use ProExam Vault to issue digital credentials for its highly regarded National Certified Investigator and Inspector Training (NCIT)...

2013-11-29 23:02:59

An innovative medical education technology company that provides the most up-to-date and relevant study assessment materials for medical and health exams for physicians and health practitioners has launched a new website in an effort to help physicians. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Representatives with BoardVitals.com announced today that it has officially launched BoardPassRates.com, a free tool that helps physicians see their expected Board Pass Rate percentage. Daniel...

2013-11-12 09:15:23

Graduate Medical Education (GME) has fallen short in training physicians to meet changes in the U.S. population and health care delivery systems. But a new proposed funding mechanism coupled to a competitive peer-review process may be the best way to reform the process, according to an analysis and commentary in the November issue of Health Affairs. Dr. David Goodman, professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, and Dr. Russell G. Robertson, dean of the...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.