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2014-05-29 10:46:14

Boston University Medical Center Since it started more than 30 years ago, funding the graduate medical education (GME) system has not evolved even as there has been a revolution in GME. The United States contributes almost $10 billion a year from Medicare into funding the GME system. However this system fails to provide the workforce needed for the 21st century and lacks the necessary transparency and accountability. With an aging population and millions of people newly registered for...

2008-07-25 15:01:08

By Michael Gilbert, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. Jul. 25--A nurse who treated victims of one of the Army's worst air disasters and at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, took command Thursday at Madigan Army Medical Center. Maj. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho comes to Madigan after 15 months as commander of the Walter Reed Health Care System. She was also promoted earlier this month to command the Army Nurse Corps, a job she'll keep in her new post at Fort Lewis. Horoho was working in an...


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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.