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2013-11-04 23:04:36

Canopy Apps & AMSA Partnership to Drive Medical Spanish Training at All 173 Medical Schools New York, NY (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 To dramatically increase the number of bilingual healthcare providers, Canopy Apps is partnering with the American Medical Students Association (AMSA) to deliver medical Spanish curriculums at medical schools across the country. Canopy Apps was funded by the National Institutes of Health to create a series of online curricula that develop students’...

2013-10-31 23:26:53

With company's unique academic ERP, college and university administrators can automate manual business processes and access real-time, sophisticated business analytics. As a result, many professional schools in the health sciences are turning to Three Rivers Systems Inc.’s academic enterprise resource planning solution. Philadelphia (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Three Rivers Systems Inc. will demonstrate CAMS Enterprise, the “disruptive” technology choice for academic management, at...

2013-10-31 23:23:53

British company Gap Medics has successfully organized hospital placements for thousands of pre-medical students since 2009. In September 2013, the company established its U.S. headquarters in San Francisco, CA, to expand availability to American students. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Founded and headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, Great Britain, Gap Medics has sent pre-medical students to observe clinical work overseas for almost five years. Last month, the company...

2013-10-31 16:28:54

Lowering the cost of health care requires lowering the cost of medical education The costs of medical education must be reduced as part of efforts to reign in health care costs more generally, according to a Perspective published online this week in the New England Journal of Medicine. The currently high costs of medical education – which at some schools rise above $60,000 per year – are sustainable only if physician salaries remain high, which the authors, led by a physician from the...

2013-10-24 23:30:14

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has published Results of the 2013 Applicant Survey for Preferred Specialty and Applicant Type which identifies the top factors used by Match applicants as they rank and apply for residency training programs. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) has published the Results of the 2013 Applicant Survey by Preferred Specialty and Applicant Type. The survey asked applicants...

2013-10-24 23:22:35

AAMC Says Gains Increase Urgency to Lift Federal Cap on Residency Training Positions Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 A record number of students applied to and enrolled in the nation’s medical schools in 2013, according to data released today by the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges). The total number of applicants to medical school grew by 6.1 percent to 48,014, surpassing the previous record set in 1996 by 1,049 students. First-time applicants, another important...

2013-10-23 23:30:38

Spaceship shooter game app Scrub Wars® helps medical students study for the USMLE and COMLEX board exams. Jackson, WY (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Medical students can now master their board and course exams while they shoot asteroids all in one exciting app. Spaceship shooter game Scrub Wars® helps medical students learn basic science gems and clinical pearls so they can more easily memorize facts for their board vignettes and courses. Not meant to replace traditional study, the...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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