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2014-08-18 23:00:29

National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) leadership and advisers consider current research needs of the graduate medical education (GME) community. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Earlier this month, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) hosted a meeting of its new Research Advisory Committee to consider ways in which to grow NRMP’s research agenda and address the needs of Match participants and stakeholders. The ten-member Committee includes individuals...

2014-08-14 12:27:54

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug.14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB) announces the appointment of Jingsong Zhou, Ph.D., as a research investigator and professor of physiology in the College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Zhou is an internationally renowned researcher and an important addition to KCUMB's growing research efforts. KCUMB recently made a strategic shift to focus on advancing the scientific exploration of biomedical and...

2014-08-13 23:09:53

The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years — the highest commendation level — from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years as part of a resurvey by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The award follows a 15-month...

2014-08-10 16:20:50

162 aspiring physicians receive white coats during ceremony INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marian University's College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM) welcomed 162 new students during a "White Coat Ceremony" this afternoon at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis. The students comprise MU-COM's second class; the state's first medical school in 110 years opened its doors in August 2013. The White Coat Ceremony is a celebration held by more than 100 medical...

2014-08-05 16:28:34

Programmatic accreditation effective August 1, 2014 BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The medical assistant program at the Broadview University-Boise campus has received accreditation from the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), effective August 1, 2014. This accreditation qualifies students to sit for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Exam with the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)....

2014-08-02 23:00:11

The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest held its fourth Convocation and White Coat Ceremony August 2, 2014. Lebanon, Oregon (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 Tomorrow’s osteopathic physicians will encounter a host of distractions on their journey to improving health care, but must stay focused so that they become the health care leaders their communities expect and need. That was the message on Saturday, August 2, 2014, from Oregon State Rep. Sherrie Sprenger as she gave...

2014-07-31 23:02:21

A program for anyone looking to experience weight loss “boot camp” is coming to the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) as a one-week destination weight loss boot camp and transformation program. “Extreme Weight Loss: Destination Boot Camp,” a collaboration between AHWC and Eyeworks USA, is an evidenced-based program inspired by the unscripted series “Extreme Weight Loss,” produced for ABC by Eyeworks USA. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 A...

2014-07-24 23:04:40

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has released a new version of its smartphone app, The MATCH PRISM. PRISM now allows applicants to track and organize information about training programs for both the Main Residency Match and the Specialties Matching Service. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is pleased to announce the launch of a new version of its smartphone app, The MATCH Program Rating and Interview Scheduling Manager, or...

2014-07-22 16:27:34

CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates approved a policy recognizing that same-sex households need to have access to health insurance and health care, and supporting measures to eliminate discriminatory coverage. A study in Pediatrics found that children with same-sex parents are less likely to have private health insurance than children with married opposite-sex parents, particularly if they live in states that do...

2014-07-21 16:26:09

CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being hospitalized for a medical procedure can be a stressful event but for many patients the financial burden of unexpected costs associated with care can add undue stress. To better educate patients, the American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates approved a policy advocating hospitals and other sites of medical services to provide patients in advance of scheduled procedures an estimate of all costs involved in their care,...


Word of the Day
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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