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2014-05-19 23:00:28

In all, 960 graduates – a record total -- participated in WesternU’s five Commencement ceremonies, which included the colleges of Allied Health Professions, Podiatric Medicine, Dental Medicine, Graduate Nursing, Optometry, Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine, as well as the Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences. Pasadena, California (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Health science professionals will be on the front lines as the Affordable Care Act takes full effect over the...

2014-05-13 23:02:29

When Wayne Eisman, MD, decided not to run for reelection as President of ENTA—a post he has held successfully for the past 16 years—the Practice turned to another proven veteran they were certain could provide the needed leadership and vision to guide them through the accelerating changes being faced in the medical landscape. That person is Robert Green, MD. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The challenges and responsibilities of helping to lead a medical practice as large, dynamic...

2014-05-08 12:30:00

NEEDHAM, Mass., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dovetail Health announced the appointment of Dr. Kevin Ban as Chief Medical Officer, effective May 5, 2014. In this role, Dr. Ban will lead Dovetail's corporate clinical strategy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140507/85471 "We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Kevin Ban to the Dovetail Health team. His clinical expertise, innovative outlook and impressive track record of robust medical leadership will complement and amplify the...

2014-05-08 12:28:58

M.D./Ph.D. program designed to promote human health through engineering principles and medical science COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering have initiated a combined Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy in Bioengineering degree program to meet the demand for both medical sciences and bioengineering expertise among health professionals early in their...

2014-05-07 12:30:34

Findcare.org, created by U-M students, will grow via crowdsourcing ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A fragile medical safety net stretches across America, made up of thousands of clinics offering free and low-cost health care to those with no other place to turn. Run by a wide range of nonprofit groups, religious organizations, communities and educational institutions, they serve a vital role -- and will continue to do so even as more Americans get access to...

2014-05-06 23:09:38

Wide Spectrum of Lifestyle Medicine Topics to be Explored at the Fourth Annual American College of Lifestyle Medicine Conference San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 An outstanding group of world renowned and regional experts will present on a variety of topics covering the full spectrum of lifestyle medicine at Lifestyle Medicine 2014, October 19 – 22, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Hotel in San Diego, California. Presented by The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM),...

2014-05-05 08:30:20

CHICAGO, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint James School of Medicine, a top rated Caribbean based medical school, announced today the opening of its third campus located on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent. For the past 14 years, the Saint James School of Medicine group of medical schools has provided accessible, affordable and quality education to over 2,500 students. Offering an MD program designed to prepare students for the United States Medical Licensure Examination (USMLE),...

2014-04-30 23:20:50

The 5th Annual BioConference Live clinical diagnostics virtual conference hosts experts to present on a range of clinical and medical topics on May 28-30, 2014. Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 BioConference Live, the largest producer of online-only conferences focused on life sciences and clinical diagnostics, has announced the 5th Annual “Clinical Diagnostics and Research” Virtual Conference. The one-of-a-kind web-based conference is slated to take place May 28-30, 2014, and...

2014-04-30 23:07:46

NRMP International, a subsidiary of NRMP, takes the success of the U.S.-based organization global to offer its services to the international medical education community. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program(NRMP), a North America-based organization, is pleased to announce the launch of National Resident Matching Program International(NRMPI) to support high quality medical matching programs outside the United States and Canada. Since its...

2014-04-30 23:07:18

Pediatrician and resident from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital-Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children recognized nationally as leader, advocate. Philadelphia, PA & San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 No one knows better than pediatric resident Dr. Kanani Titchen of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/Nemours-AI DuPont Hospital for Children that there is a medical millennial generation unlike its predecessors that is combining clinical expertise with global community...


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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