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2013-12-17 11:07:57

Penn Medicine physician calls for expansion of training in high-value, cost-conscious care Despite a national consensus among policy makers and educators to train residents to be more conscious of the cost of care, less than 15 percent of internal medicine residency programs have a formal curriculum addressing it, a new research letter published today in JAMA Internal Medicine by a Penn Medicine physician found. The study, led by first author Mitesh S. Patel, MD, MBA, a physician at the...

2013-12-04 11:03:49

Implementation of a multifaceted program to improve patient handoffs (change in staff caring for a patient) among physicians-in-training residents at a children's hospital was associated with a reduction in medical errors and preventable adverse events, according to a study appearing in the December 4 issue of JAMA, a medical education theme issue. Handoff miscommunications are a leading cause of medical errors. "The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Accreditation...

2013-12-03 23:02:56

Over 3,000 medical professionals and over 250 exhibiting companies will gather at the Venetian/Palazzo Resort for the 21st Annual World Congress in Anti-Aging, Regenerative & Aesthetic Medicine. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Medical professionals from all over the world will convene in Las Vegas the second weekend of December for A4M’s largest continuing medical education event featuring special guest speakers, Fellowship modules, certification programs, specialty...

2013-11-29 23:03:18

Fellowship modules and certifications offered by The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) will be held December 12-15, 2013 at the Venetian/Palazzo Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 The A4M’s largest event in Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine will host over 3,000 medical professionals and over 250 exhibiting companies at the Venetian Palazzo Hotel in Las Vegas, NV the second weekend in December. In addition to the innovative educational program,...

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...

2013-11-21 23:33:06

National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Executive Director Mona Signer gave two informational updates on NRMP data for medical audiences at the AAMC 2013 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA on November 1, 2013. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Executive Director, Mona M. Signer, presented her annual “NRMP Update” in two sessions at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) 2013 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA on...

2013-11-20 23:23:00

Gov. Schwarzenegger will receive the Infinity Award, the highest honor bestowed by the A4M at the 21st Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine in Las Vegas, NV December 12-15, 2013. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will be presented with the 2013 Infinity Award, the highest honor of the Academy, by Dr. Robert Goldman, chairman of the A4M. Gov. Schwarzenegger is being recognized for his early leadership role in...

2013-11-19 23:28:56

Future Doctors Recently Report Great Success in Their Medical School Applications by Gaining Hands-on Clinical Experience and Volunteer Hours Through Medical Internships Abroad With CrossContinental.org Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Acceptance into good medical schools is fiercely competitive. It is no longer sufficient for applicants to have an excellent undergraduate GPA. Strong candidates must also have community volunteer hours and clinical experience, but such requirements...

2013-11-18 23:22:59

Susanne Somers to Speak at 21st Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Aesthetic Medicine December 13-15, 2013 at the Venetian/Palazzo in Las Vegas, NV Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 This past month, The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine announced the conference program and special guests for this year’s largest event in the fields of Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine. Among those special guests is well-known TV personality, bestselling...

2013-11-14 23:24:39

In preparation of the largest conference and exhibition in the fields of Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine, The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) has released the educational program agenda Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The program agenda for the 21st Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Aesthetic Medicine includes over 70 speakers, of medical and business expertise. Some special speakers include Harvard University faculty as well as...


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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.