Archive for the ‘health professions news’ Category
Monday, September 12, 2016
Speak to students about health professional programs.
Registration is $175.
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Go to career.olemiss.edu and select the Employers’ tab.
The EmployUM Login is located in the left hand column.
Click on the “register” link located below the login windows to create your account.
For BOTH New and Returning Recruiters:
In EmployUM, click on “Career Fairs and Events.”
Choose which event you wish to attend and proceed to register.
If attending multiple events, you have to register for each event.
Two therapists available to help faculty, staff and students. Continue reading.
A promising technique for making brain tumors glow so they’ll be easier for surgeons to remove is now being tested in cancer patients. Read full article.
Flora Traub is a 37-year-old mother of three with a master’s in public policy from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. But after years as a policy analyst, she found herself reflecting on her undergraduate premedical studies and the happy year she spent in AmeriCorps Community HealthCorps after college. Read full article.
Sitting around an outdoor table at the Red Crab, a restaurant on the tropical island of Grenada festooned with palm trees and fiery bougainvillea, a dozen aspiring doctors bashfully conceded that they had been, at best, near misses when it came to getting into medical school in the United States. Read full article>>
Should medical education be shorter?
The answer is yes, at least according to administrators at many of America’s leading medical schools. The idea may conjure up images of clueless residents Googling symptoms on their smartphones at the patient’s bedside, but advocates insist that time spent in school can be trimmed without shortchanging education or compromising quality of care. Read full article.
Osteopathic Schools Turn Out Nearly a Quarter of All Med School Grads-
The old Blumstein’s department store sits across 125th Street from the legendary Apollo Theater. It’s something of a Harlem landmark, where “don’t buy where you can’t work” protests led to the hiring of African-Americans as the first salesclerks in 1934 and where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.