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2013-02-07 16:26:59

MIAMI, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FIU's Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine has been granted full accreditation, fulfilling a promise university leaders made to build a public medical school in Miami committed to training a new generation of physicians. The announcement comes as the Florida International University Wertheim College of Medicine graduates its first class of students, who are now eligible for medical residency programs. "FIU can now move forward in providing a...

2012-03-19 23:01:47

Dennis S. Charney, MD, Dean of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, announced today that the school has received reaccreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the premier authority responsible for accrediting all Medical Doctor (MD) programs in the United States and Canada. Mount Sinai was reaccredited for the maximum term of eight years. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Dennis S. Charney, MD, Dean of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, announced today that the school...

2009-03-30 16:32:00

AUC has graduated more than 4,000 doctors since 1978 MIAMI, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American University of the Caribbean proudly announces that it is celebrating its 30th anniversary. American University of the Caribbean is a first-choice school in the Caribbean among future medical students. American University of the Caribbean's commitment to its students through its world-class education, modern delivery of curriculum, state-of-the-art laboratories, residency placements,...

2008-07-30 03:00:38

By Anonymous First-year enrollment at U.S. medical schools is expected to increase by 21 percent, or 3,400, to 19,900 students by 2012, according to an annual survey by the Association of American Medical Colleges. More than 86 percent of existing medical schools have expanded the number of first-year students they take in, and nine new medical schools are under development or are being discussed, reports the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, which accredits medical education. About...

2008-07-15 15:00:00

By LINDY WASHBURN, STAFF WRITER Touro University College of Medicine will delay its opening at least a year to 2010 after failing to attain accreditation with the agency that approves medical schools. The state's newest medical school had anticipated opening its doors to a first class of 40 students in fall 2009. It bought the bankrupt Pascack Valley Hospital in Westwood in a partnership with Hackensack University Medical Center this past spring. At its June 30 meeting, the Liaison...