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2014-06-10 12:32:16

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominations are being made for the November 14-16, 2014, Congress of Future Medical Leaders to be held in Washington, D.C. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields. The purpose of this event is to honor, inspire, motivate and direct the top students in the country who aspire to be physicians or medical scientists, to stay true to their dream and after the event,...

2014-06-05 23:01:00

Liberty University Osteopathic School of Medicine has announced that it has filled its inaugural class. The 162 members will officially begin their orientation to the medical school and the Liberty community on Wednesday, July 30, with courses commencing on Monday, Aug. 4. Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Liberty University Osteopathic School of Medicine has announced that it has filled its inaugural class. The 162 members will officially begin their orientation to the medical school...

2014-06-05 08:29:35

Students successfully match in 2014 National Residency Match Program for 2014 GRENADA, West Indies, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alumni from St. George's University have secured coveted residency positions throughout the United States and Canada in the 2014 National Residency Match Program - placing over 750 graduates into U.S. residency positions in more than 17 different specialties. In the past three years combined, St. George's University has placed more doctors into first-year...

2014-06-04 08:33:30

LEAWOOD, Kan., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nueterra Global Alliance is proud to announce the addition of Hospital Galenia, a multi-specialty healthcare facility serving local and medical exchange patients, to their growing list of international provider partners. Hospital Galenia is a unique and invaluable addition to the NGA network, as they are located in Cancun, Mexico, a premier tourist destination, and have long maintained compliance with the international quality guidelines...

2014-06-01 23:02:33

Jon D. Morrow, MD, MBA hired to lead Life Sciences Sector Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 Clinovations, LLC, a leading clinically oriented healthcare consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Jon D. Morrow, MD, MBA, has joined the firm as Senior Vice President, Life Sciences. Clinovations’ Life Sciences sector, which Dr. Morrow now leads, helps pharmaceutical companies achieve value by incubating and piloting a range of innovative strategies and solutions that use health IT to...

2014-05-28 12:31:49

LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Because stories on 529 College Savings Plans often focus on alarming statistics about student loan debt or the rising cost of college, we may forget that these financial vehicles are about making dreams come true. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91515 Consider the story of Jilyan Decker, who knew at an early age that she wanted to be a doctor. Thanks to a prudent investment decision by her parents, Jilyan is now a first-year medical...

2014-05-27 23:00:23

The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) Board of Directors has elected its newest members, including a student, resident physician, and nationally-recognized leader in Pediatrics. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Board of Directors elected three new members at its May 2014 meeting. Dr. Carol Berkowitz is the Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Professor of Clinical...

2014-05-22 23:02:02

Keynote speaker Robert J. Hariri, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman & Founder, Celgene CellularTherapeutics New Providence, NJ (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Summit Medical Group Foundation(“SMGF”) hosts its “Shaping the Future of Medicine: Then & Now” Gala, Friday, May 30, 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Short Hills, Short Hills, New Jersey. This Gala launches the creation of the SMGF and supports its mission to enrich the lives of its community members through health promotion, medical research...

2014-05-20 23:10:11

Dr. Arnold C. Yuan joins the ranks at Healthpointe Medical Group La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Healthpointe is pleased to announce the addition of Occupational Medicine physician, Dr. Arnold C. Yuan, to their Irwindale center. Specializing in the field of Occupational Medicine, the esteemed Dr. Yuan aims to focus his efforts on workplace healthy and safety. As an Occupational Medicine physician, Dr. Yuan has joined Healthpointe’s Irwindale center in order to continue his efforts...

2014-05-20 04:21:11

The MMAAP Foundation Expands Support to Fund Multidisciplinary Research Collaborations between China and the US NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its mission to bring together leading research and medical talent and institutions from the US and Asia, the Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation ("MMAAP Foundation") today announces that it has made its 2014 Fellowship and Project Awards in Geriatrics (under the Irma and Paul Milstein Program for Senior...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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