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2014-02-12 08:28:42

Tulane University School of Medicine participates in pilot program INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lilly USA, LLC (NYSE: LLY) announced today the launch of a new rotation program for aspiring physicians. The rotation assignments cut across different aspects of the pharmaceutical company's business - from drug discovery and development to bioethics and patient safety - providing third- and fourth-year medical students a lens into the pharmaceutical industry, its vision and...

2014-02-10 16:26:28

CHICAGO, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Between aging baby boomers requiring more medical attention for chronic conditions and millions of Americans gaining access to medical care under the Affordable Care Act, the country's need for primary care physicians has never been greater. The osteopathic medical profession is doing its part to meet this need as the majority of osteopathic medical students and recent graduates matched into primary care residency programs, according to new...

2014-02-05 23:26:29

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has analyzed trends in the numbers of post-graduate year one (PGY-1) residency positions available in the United States and graduation and match rates among students in U.S. medical schools. Washington, D.C (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has released First-Year Graduate Medical Education in the United States 2002-2013, a trend analysis comparing PGY-1 training positions in the United States to medical...

2014-02-03 23:21:02

15 Young Physicians and Dentists Inspire and Advise Minority Students Interested in Medical Careers, Leveraging New High School and Community College Curriculum Albuquerque, N.M. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The Tour for Diversity in Medicine, a volunteer initiative developed by two young physicians, will travel across the Southwest from February 3 – 7, 2014 during its fifth bus Tour to help minority students pursue careers in medicine and dentistry. Reaching five universities and colleges...

2014-02-03 12:28:29

PHOENIX, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona State University's College of Health Solutions (CHS) announced several new health degree programs aimed at providing students interested in medicine or health care with a well-rounded foundation. These new degrees complement a broad set of undergraduate and graduate degree offerings from ASU related to health promotion, health care delivery and health management of people and populations. Keith Lindor, CHS dean and former dean of the...

2014-01-29 23:03:28

The AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) has the following resources and study tools available for students taking the new MCAT® exam, including a preview guide, video tutorials, and FAQs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 In 2015, the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) will begin administering the new Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®), which is designed to help medical schools identify students who are not only academically prepared, but...

2014-01-28 16:26:11

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Blue announced today the appointment of Dr. Jannifer Drake Harper, vice president of Medical Operations, to the position of chief medical officer. Additionally, the company named Andy Marino vice president of Delivery System. Both appointments take effect immediately. Dr. Jonathan Gavras, who previously served as the chief medical officer for Florida Blue, is transitioning to a new executive leadership position within the...

2014-01-27 23:22:13

New Book, Resident's Guide to the Fellowship Match: Rules for Success, demystifies the fellowship selection process for residents. Written by Dr. Samir Desai, a faculty member at the Baylor College of Medicine, it shows residents how to secure positions in competitive fellowship programs. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 After completing medical school, students enter residency training. For some, this is the last step in the arduous process of becoming a physician. For others,...

2014-01-21 23:02:33

Don Osborne reveals his tips on how to get into graduate school the smart and effortless way. Networking is not enough, he reports. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 7 Speed Reading™ readers can now learn about Don Osborne’s tips on easily getting into graduate school. In a recent interview with the eReflect 7 Speed Reading™ blog editor, Osborne shared advice and techniques for a frustration-free graduate school admission process. As a medical school admissions expert,...

2014-01-17 12:24:58

Arnold P. Gold Foundation funds initiative to develop mentors for future doctors INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM) has received a $25,000 grant from the Arthur P. Gold Foundation to fund its Meaningful Medicine Mentoring Program: A Humanistic Approach to Patient Care initiative. The program is designed to develop Central Indiana physicians into mentors for students at the first-year medical school,...


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