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2014-06-28 14:36:09

St. Michael's Hospital Study also finds 'brain waste' common Foreign-trained physicians feel there are not enough residency positions for them in countries such as Canada and the United States and this information was not communicated to them before they emigrated, a new study has found. Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital surveyed international medical graduates to better understand the concepts of "brain drain," the migration of health care workers from low- and middle-income...

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...

2014-05-02 12:25:17

Study in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association Finds Wikipedia Articles Contradict Peer-Reviewed Medical Literature CHICAGO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It might be convenient to research medical conditions online but a study in the May issue of The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA) found nine out of 10 public-edited Wikipedia articles on common medical conditions contained factual errors when compared to peer-reviewed resources. Authors of the...

2014-04-29 16:29:28

Six students will be first to participate in the Lilly Medical Student Intern Program INDIANAPOLIS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six students from the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM) are the first to be chosen by Eli Lilly and Company to participate in a new internship program for aspiring physicians. The Lilly Medical Student Intern Program, the second phase of its medical student programs, offers opportunities for medical students between...

2014-04-25 08:27:34

Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine participates in pilot internship program INDIANAPOLIS, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today the launch of another medical student education program, an internship for aspiring physicians. The Lilly Medical Student Intern Program, the second phase of its medical student programs, offers opportunities for medical students between their first and second years to work alongside healthcare...

2014-04-23 23:07:45

STAT!Ref has partnered with three new companies in an effort to provide new and innovative multimedia healthcare technologies to complement the expansive collection of STAT!Ref resources currently available. Jackson, WY (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Just announced, STAT!Ref now has the following new multimedia products: Draw it to Know it, BoardVitals: The Medical Specialty Question Banks and GME Pulse. Draw it to Know it Draw it to Know it teaches neuroanatomy in a purely kinesthetic way. In...

2014-03-21 23:00:41

WesternU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific celebrated Match Day March 21, 2014 on its Pomona, Calif. and Lebanon, Ore. campuses. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 With the opening of an envelope, more than 100 osteopathic medical students at Western University of Health Sciences learned where their futures would take them. WesternU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific celebrated Match Day March 21, 2014 on its Pomona, Calif. and Lebanon, Ore. campuses. Match...

2014-03-18 16:23:37

Percentage of rural placements, female physicians, and DOs also grew on a national scale DALLAS, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physician Assistants (PAs) were among the most frequently placed providers in 2013, based on hiring activity from over 200 hospitals and healthcare systems nationwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120214/DA52850LOGO The Medicus Firm, a leading national physician and advanced provider search firm, releases the annual provider placement summary report to track...

2014-02-26 23:00:56

Allopathic and Osteopathic medical communities commit to a single Graduate Medical Education accreditation system. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) have agreed to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education (GME) programs in the U.S. "This recognizes the important contributions of...

2014-02-26 16:28:33

CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) have agreed to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education (GME) programs in the U.S. After months of discussion, the allopathic and osteopathic medical communities have committed to work together to prepare future generations of physicians with the highest...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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