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2014-04-18 12:32:35

But they acknowledge this would have workforce implications for the NHS The pass mark for a two-part test that international medical graduates must pass to work as a doctor in the UK should be raised to reduce differences in performance between international and UK medical graduates, suggest researchers on bmj.com today. But they warn that this could create "severe workforce planning challenges" for the NHS, which has traditionally relied on international medical graduates, especially...

2014-04-15 16:28:33

OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - A record number of graduating students and physicians matched to residency training programs in Canada this year, the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) announced today. A total of 3,255 graduating students and physicians were matched in the 2014 R-1 Main Residency Match and will begin their postgraduate training on July 1, 2014. A total of 2,779 Canadian medical graduates (CMGs) were matched to residency programs, representing 96 per cent of...

2014-04-03 12:30:52

BOSTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tufts Medical Center Board of Trustees announced today that it has voted unanimously to appoint Michael Wagner, MD, FACP as President and CEO of Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children on a permanent basis. Wagner, a nationally respected physician executive and health care thought leader, has held the title of Interim President and CEO since September 2013. He had previously served as President and CEO of the...

2014-04-02 23:33:09

Medical Scribe Systems (MSS) exhibited at the largest national conference focusing on hospital medicine. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Medical Scribe Systems (MSS), a Los Angeles-based scribe provider for hospitals and outpatient clinics nationwide, exhibited at the 2014 Hospital Medicine conference in Las Vegas last week. MSS President and CEO Garret Erskine discussed the benefits of medical scribes and how they are improving hospitalist workflow. “EMR adoption has caused a...

2014-04-02 08:33:46

List intended to help prospective students recognize distinguishing characteristics of the elite medical libraries around the world WILMINGTON, Del., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestmastersdegrees.com has published a list entitled "The 25 Most Impressive University Medical School Libraries," including facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia. The website's editors selected the libraries to present a curated listing of selected university medical school libraries based on...

2014-03-31 23:27:46

Robert J. Hilt, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Washington School Of Medicine, Seattle, presented on Stimulants, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, Antipsychotic Agents, and Mood Stabilizers. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Psychiatry Volume 43, Issue 02: Psychiatric Medications for Children: An Overview of Your Options. The goal of this program is to improve medical management of various psychiatric...

2014-03-31 23:03:42

Mednick Associates, a leading supplier in medical expert witnesses and medical malpractice case services, announces new Medical Advisory Board consisting of post-clinical career physicians brought together to extend exclusive services for plaintiff attorneys dealing with medical malpractice and personal injury litigation. Wilton, CT (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Mednick Associates added three post-clinical career physicians to its new Medical Advisory Board. The Medical Advisory Board,...

2014-03-23 23:01:11

Alan N. Brown, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, presented on Inflammatory Arthritis. Mark A. McQuillan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, presented on Update on Gout. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Family Practice Volume 62, Issue 02: Inflammatory Arthritis/Gout. The goal of this program is to improve...

2014-03-22 23:01:13

Leslie Zun, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL, presented on Psychobehavioral Emergencies. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Emergency Medicine Volume 31, Issue 02: Psychobehavioral Emergencies. The goal of this program is to improve the diagnosis and management of psychiatric emergencies. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to: 1. Evaluate...

2014-03-21 23:03:35

Gopal H. Badlani, MD, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Urology, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC, presented on Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Benign Prostate Enlargement and Nocturia in the Elderly. Eric R. Sokol, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, presented on Evaluation and Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces...