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2014-01-17 12:24:58

Arnold P. Gold Foundation funds initiative to develop mentors for future doctors INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM) has received a $25,000 grant from the Arthur P. Gold Foundation to fund its Meaningful Medicine Mentoring Program: A Humanistic Approach to Patient Care initiative. The program is designed to develop Central Indiana physicians into mentors for students at the first-year medical school,...

2014-01-15 23:25:51

The inaugural NRMP/ECFMG Charting Outcomes in the Match for International Medical Graduates has been published. The report highlights the characteristics of international medical school students and graduates (IMGs) that contribute to success in matching to residency programs. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) are pleased to announce the publication of "Charting...

2014-01-14 23:20:46

New Year, New You. Eternity Medicine Institute New York New Jersey announces their innovative weight management program. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Eternity Medicine Institute New York New Jersey (EMI) announces the launch of their Why Weight campaign. EMI has developed a comprehensive Weight Management Program that helps patients reach their optimal health and maximum vitality. EMI works with thousands of clients each year to help them achieve their desired weight and prevent disease and...

2014-01-14 23:00:36

Warren Lawless, a pillar of Western University of Health Sciences and West Seattle who dedicated his life to service, has died at age 95. Pomona, Calif. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Warren Lawless, a pillar of Western University of Health Sciences and West Seattle who dedicated his life to service, has died. He was 95. Lawless served more than 30 years on the Western University of Health Sciences Board of Trustees, taking the helm as chairman a scant 10 months after the College of Osteopathic...

2014-01-13 08:26:23

CEOs of UPS and Volcano Corporation Will Help Guide Growth Plans ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EndoChoice(®) has added two highly regarded business leaders to the board of directors. Mr. Scott Davis, the Chairman and CEO of UPS (NYSE: UPS) and Mr. Scott Huennekens, President and CEO of Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC) have joined the board as EndoChoice looks to more than double its revenue in 2014. "I have been watching EndoChoice grow for the last several years,"...

2014-01-07 23:20:41

A4M’s 2014 Educational Conference Schedule Announced Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The year 2013 offered unparalleled education, distinguished speakers, informative exhibits, hundreds of Fellowship graduates and knowledge used to eliminate chronic diseases, one diagnosis at a time. In 2013, A4M offered 11 live U.S. events and 12 events held overseas. In the course of a year, the U.S. events included three Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) Symposiums held in Las...

2013-12-18 23:29:02

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2014 HCQM Certification Exam. The HCQM testing window for the coming year will be open from August 15th until October 15th with an application deadline of June 30th. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 With their renewal of an agreement with the National Board of Medical Examiners® (NBME®), to collaborate and...

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...


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