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Match Day 2016: The Thrill of the Match

Published Sept. 1, 2016, 7:34 p.m.

Nearly 94 percent of U.S. MD seniors matched to residency training positions this year, but ongoing concerns remain about the number of federally funded residency positions.

The Morehouse Pipeline: Reach One Each One

Published Sept. 6, 2016, 1:53 p.m.

Omar Danner, MD, trauma director and associate professor of surgery at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), believed he could do more than provide medical attention to the young victims of violence he frequently treated at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.

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Following a Patient's Care Over Many Months Enriches Clerkship Training

Published Jan. 9, 2017, 8:25 p.m.

The longitudinal integrated clerkship model allows students to follow a patient’s care over time and learn the value of care continuity and developing meaningful relationships with patients.

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More Native American Doctors Needed to Reduce Health Disparities in Their Communities

Published Nov. 14, 2016, 8:30 p.m.

Data shows that in order to combat health disparities among American Indian/Alaska Native populations, more physicians, especially physicians from those communities, are needed.

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Priming the Medical School Pipeline: Schools Reach Out to Teens in Minority and Underserved Communities

Published Sept. 6, 2016, 1:35 p.m.

More medical schools are offering programs to encourage and prepare teens from underrepresented groups to pursue careers in health care, with the hope they will return to their home communities to practice.

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Raising the Profile of Social Science in Medical Education

Published Jan. 30, 2017, 7:06 p.m.

The best-trained physicians will be able to apply their knowledge of behavioral and social sciences to patient care.

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More Pre-Med Students Opting for Health Humanities Programs

Published Dec. 12, 2016, 4:29 p.m.

Health humanities programs for undergraduates have quadrupled since 2000. For pre-med students, they can offer insight about the social and cultural contexts of health care.

Integrating Patient Safety Lessons into Residency Training

Published Sept. 2, 2016, 4:02 p.m.

With more than 400,000 deaths linked to medical errors annually, medical schools and teaching hospitals are informing the next generation of physicians about patient safety and quality improvement.

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Playing with the Mind: Tech Meets Neuroscience in the Future of Medical Education

Published Sept. 1, 2016, 7:56 p.m.

Medical Education Meeting plenary speaker Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD, discusses how medical education can use gaming and technology to enhance learning.

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Record Number of Aspiring Docs Attend Virtual Fair

Published April 10, 2017, 4:27 p.m.

Medical school representatives and prospective students enjoyed a unique interactive platform to discuss the ins and outs of applying to medical school.

Game On: Building the Case for Games in Medical Education

Published Sept. 2, 2016, 6:20 p.m.

Learn how to recognize and treat sepsis by playing a video game? Researchers are finding that games can be highly effective learning tools in medical school.

Improving the Transition to Residency

Published June 26, 2017, 8:39 p.m.

The AAMC is conducting research to better support applicants, advisors, and program directors in matching residents to programs that fit their skills and talents.

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Where Should We Stand on DACA? Flexner Would Answer the Call

Published Oct. 17, 2017, 1:21 p.m.

Equity issues are not new to medicine; they began with the legacy of Abraham Flexner, the father of academic medicine.

Medical Students Get Real-Life Lessons About Social Determinants of Health

Published Nov. 27, 2017, 2:35 p.m.

Medical students describe their eye-opening takeaways from a program that immersed them in underserved communities.

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Standardized Patients Teach Skills and Empathy

Published Nov. 27, 2017, 2:15 p.m.

Specially trained people pose as real patients, help medical students learn to handle sensitive issues.

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Learn Serve Lead 2016: Shaping the Future of Academic Medicine

Published Oct. 7, 2016, 6:15 p.m.

The academic medicine community will gather in Seattle, Nov. 11–15, for thought-provoking sessions about critical issues in medical education, patient care, and research.

Tech Meets Neuroscience: A Vision of the Future of Medicine and Education

The neuroscientist presented his remarkable research on brain plasticity using custom-designed video games that can "motion-capture" the physiology of the brain in real time. A targeted personalized multimodal approach can help us "refine and elevate minds," Gazzaley said.

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Shut Up and Match

State University of New York Upstate Medical University posted “Shut up and Match,” a residency match-themed version of “Shut up and Dance.”

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UC Davis Pre-Health Conference

The conference provides community-college, university, post-bac students and pre-health advisors with the information and skills necessary to succeed in the health-professions school admission process. It provides a unique opportunity for direct contact with deans of admission, admission officers, financial aid officers, faculty, and staff from a wide variety of health professional programs. This year, they will host 4,500 attendees.

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2017 NIH Graduate Career Fair

The NIH Graduate and Professional School Fair, to be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 8:45 am to 3:30 pm on the Bethesda campus of the NIH, will provide an opportunity for NIH summer interns (especially those in college) and NIH postbacs, as well as other college students in the DC area, to prepare for the next step in their careers by exploring educational programs leading to the PhD, MD, DDS, MD/PhD, and other graduate and professional degrees. More than 195 outstanding colleges and universities from across the U.S. will be sending representatives of their graduate schools, medical and dental schools, schools of public health, and other biomedically relevant programs to the Fair in the hopes of recruiting NIH trainees. The day will also include workshops on getting to graduate and professional school, MD/PhD programs, interviewing, and careers in public health, psychology, and dentistry.

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