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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,...

2014-01-15 23:25:51

The inaugural NRMP/ECFMG Charting Outcomes in the Match for International Medical Graduates has been published. The report highlights the characteristics of international medical school students and graduates (IMGs) that contribute to success in matching to residency programs. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) are pleased to announce the publication of "Charting...

2014-01-10 23:03:58

LeadFerret, the free B2B data site, announced today the release of their latest fully searchable directory, a Medical Practice Industry Directory. (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 LeadFerret users already enjoy free access to over 15+ million business contacts with complete information, including email addresses, social media links, and a robust set of search tools. Today LeadFerret announced the release of a specialized medical practice industry directory, which allows users to search through...

2014-01-08 12:28:37

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AIT Laboratories (AIT) announced today the appointment of D. Craig Brater, M.D., current president of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine, and the recently-retired Dean of the Indiana University School of Medicine, to the AIT board of directors. Brater's clinical background and expert knowledge of health systems will be an invaluable asset as AIT continues to build its portfolio of medication monitoring and toxicology testing products...

2014-01-07 16:25:24

Renowned surgeon comes from University of Rochester CLEVELAND, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following an extensive national search, Jeffrey H. Peters, MD, has been named Chief Operating Officer for University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland, OH. An accomplished surgeon, researcher and health care executive, Dr. Peters will begin transitioning into his role in early January and join UH full time by March 31. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140107/CL42291) "Dr. Peters'...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.