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2013-05-22 23:18:44

Graduate health sciences university holds commencement for nine colleges, including inaugural ceremony for Dental Medicine, Optometry and Podiatric Medicine Pasadena, California (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Western University of Health Sciences marked two important milestones in its history May 15-17, as the university graduated the inaugural classes of its colleges of Dental Medicine, Optometry and Podiatric Medicine, and also acknowledged its 10,000th graduate. Activist and actor Edward James...

2013-05-21 23:22:53

The NRMP announces new leadership for its Board of Directors. Western Michigan University School of Medicine´s founding dean, Hal B. Jenson, MD, MBA will lead the organization´s mission and continued growth. Washington, D.C (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 The National Resident Matching Program NRMP® (NRMP®) is pleased to announce four transitions for its Board of Directors. Hal B. Jenson, M.D., M.B.A, Founding Dean of the Western Michigan University School of Medicine, has been...

2013-05-10 23:19:45

American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine's 2013 graduates have secured residencies at prestigious residency programs across the U.S. and Canada. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 On May 16, American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine's 2013 class will graduate, with over 230 graduates having secured residencies at prestigious residences across the U.S. and Canada. This is the most from any single AUA graduating class. AUA graduates have matched at coveted...

2013-05-06 08:30:39

Campuses Celebrate Nurses for Delivering Quality and Innovation in Patient Care During National Nurses Week May 6-12 ATLANTA, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Described as art and science, the nursing profession consists of dedicated people with extraordinary interests, strengths and passions. From staff nurse and educator to nurse practitioner or researcher, they serve on the frontline of healthcare in hospitals and emergency rooms, school-based clinics, physician offices and shelters,...

2013-05-01 16:29:55

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today nominated Dr. Carrie DeLone as the state's Physician General in the Pennsylvania Department of Health. DeLone, 55, Camp Hill, will advise the governor and the secretary of health on all medical and public health-related issues. She will be responsible for reviewing professional standards and practices in medicine and public health, as well as overseeing the department's disease prevention and control efforts....

2013-04-23 22:20:25

Time with patients seems 'squeezed out' of training, investigator says Medical interns spend just 12 percent of their time examining and talking with patients, and more than 40 percent of their time behind a computer, according to a new Johns Hopkins study that closely followed first-year residents at Baltimore's two large academic medical centers. Indeed, the study found, interns spent nearly as much time walking (7 percent) as they did caring for patients at the bedside. Compared with...

2013-04-16 14:20:53

In July 2010, the Society of Neurological Surgeons initiated nationwide boot camp courses designed to teach incoming postgraduate Year 1 (PGY1) trainees fundamental skills related to the field of neurosurgery. According to a new paper in the Journal of Neurosurgery, follow-up tests and surveys returned from course attendees 6 months after completion of the courses show that the first-year residents retained the knowledge and skills they had learned and found the courses relevant and...

2013-04-16 04:21:46

HELSINKI, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Atkin, President of Sunquest Information Systems, will join the 3rd MedTech Nordic Investing & Partnering 2013 event as a keynote speaker. The MedTech Nordic event is the foremost medical technology event in the Nordic countries. This year it will be held in Helsinki on September 3rd. The event brings together leading experts and investors in the field. Richard Atkin's career has spanned numerous industry leadership...

2013-04-15 08:30:12

CHICAGO, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Becker's Hospital Review has published its list, "50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety." This list recognizes advocates, professors, researchers, administrators and healthcare providers who have won awards, published articles, spoken out and led initiatives to reduce harm and ensure safety. The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team evaluated individuals committed to patient safety at national organizations, universities and...

2013-04-12 20:20:43

Dr. Matthew Otten of Las Vegas, NV is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. LAS VEGAS, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. Matthew Otten was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130412/DC94010) Each year, nearly 100 million patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals, UCompareHealthCare,...