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2013-12-07 23:03:35

In celebration of the new website name, Medic Journey International has released free UKCAT and BMAT practice questions for those preparing for medical school or interested in the field of medicine. London, UK (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 Medic Journey International (MJI), the leading provider of expert preparation for the medical school application process, announces the renaming of its website and domain to MJCourses.com. The new site still contains all of MJI's highly sought after...

2013-12-04 15:42:56

Among fourth-year medical students completing an 8-week obstetrics/gynecology clinical rotation, there was a positive association between attendance at clinical and tutorial-based activities and overall examination scores, according to a study appearing in the December 4 issue of JAMA, a medical education theme issue. "Student attendance is thought to be an important factor in the academic performance of medical students on the basis that clinical contact and teaching are necessary to...

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...

2013-12-04 08:30:25

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), established by the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), hosts its tenth New York City Gala Awards Ceremony where 10 outstanding students enrolled in health professional schools will be given scholarships to help finish school and become health providers in a new era under the Affordable Care Act, focusing on prevention and wellness. NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2013 The gala ceremony will be December 5, 2013,...

2013-11-27 23:02:03

Dr. Connie Casad announces that she has changed the focus of her practice from the treatment of disease to disease prevention. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Dr. Connie Casad is proud to announce that over the past five years she has transitioned the focus of her practice. Instead of focusing on the treatment of disease, she now emphasizes disease prevention. This change is aimed at helping patients improve their overall health and wellness. For 30 years as a respected and...

2013-11-21 16:26:20

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), a 501c3 foundation of the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), hosts its third Los Angeles gala awards ceremony where 10 California and Western US students enrolled in health professional schools will be given scholarships to help finish school and become health providers. The gala ceremony will be November 21, 2013, at JW Marriott Hotel LA LIVE, in Los Angeles, CA, from...

2013-11-20 23:00:51

Abington Memorial Hospital will serve as a regional medical campus for Drexel University College of Medicine under a new agreement signed by both institutions. This designation expands on an already existing academic affiliation. Abington, PA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Abington Memorial Hospital will serve as a regional medical campus for Drexel University College of Medicine under a new agreement signed by both institutions. This designation expands on an already existing academic...

2013-11-19 23:29:12

Today’s continuing education activities must evolve, getting away from dry bullet lists of data and into patient-centric storytelling as the means for translatable teaching. Laser Pointer, a medical and dental presentation design firm, recommends steps to deliver a compelling lecture and facilitate clinical improvement. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 It’s November and invitations are going out to speakers for next year’s medical and dental conferences. Typically, the...

2013-11-19 23:28:56

Future Doctors Recently Report Great Success in Their Medical School Applications by Gaining Hands-on Clinical Experience and Volunteer Hours Through Medical Internships Abroad With CrossContinental.org Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Acceptance into good medical schools is fiercely competitive. It is no longer sufficient for applicants to have an excellent undergraduate GPA. Strong candidates must also have community volunteer hours and clinical experience, but such requirements...

2013-11-14 16:27:25

Board of City Trusts to present one of America's oldest and most prestigious science awards, dedicated to the memory of Benjamin Franklin, at formal ceremony on November 22nd PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Three distinguished Philadelphia scientists whose groundbreaking research and innovative surgical and medical practices have benefited thousands of lives throughout the world will be honored this month with the prestigious John Scott Award, one of the top prizes in the...