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Unleashing the Immune System's Cancer-Killing Potential

Published Sept. 11, 2017, 6:36 p.m.

After years of failing to live up to its promise, immunotherapy is saving tens of thousands of lives today.

Bench to Bedside Podcast: A Clinical Trial Offers New Hope for a Young Cancer Patient

Published July 17, 2017, 5:53 p.m.

What happens when standard treatments fail? A young cancer patient’s story shows how both public and private funding are vital to supporting medical research.

Bench to Bedside Podcast: Gene Sequencing Enables Rare Diagnosis in Twins

Published Feb. 28, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

A genetic disease prevented Noah and Alexis Beery from having a typical childhood, but that changed when genomic sequencing led to a diagnosis.

Harnessing the Power of Electronic Health Records to Improve Health Care

Published Oct. 3, 2017, 1:17 p.m.

Researchers are starting to look at how EHRs can improve patient safety and efficiency.

Charting the History of American Medicine Through Bellevue

Published Sept. 11, 2017, 7 p.m.

In a new book, author David Oshinsky, PhD, uncovers the history and misconceptions of Bellevue, America’s first public hospital.

Artificial Intelligence Transforms the Future of Medicine

Published Nov. 13, 2017, 3:35 p.m.

How is a study involving cats and computers helping set the stage for faster diagnoses and treatment?

Regimen Introduced to Prevent Devastating Syndrome Linked to ICU

Published July 17, 2017, 5:06 p.m.

Some patients treated in critical care settings develop a new set of symptoms afterward called post–intensive care syndrome (PICS).

Suicide Prevention: My Top Clinical Priority

Published Nov. 3, 2017, 5 p.m.

To save lives, all of us must #BeThere for veterans in need. A Viewpoint by David J. Shulkin, MD, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

How to Drive Down Health Care–Associated Infections

Published Jan. 29, 2018, 8:29 p.m.

Learn about research and efforts that are propelling dramatic reductions in health care–associated infections and how one type of infection dropped by 50% as a result.

When Zika Hits Home

Published Sept. 16, 2016, 7:08 p.m.

Physicians and scientists in the academic medicine community are managing the Zika epidemic with aggressive research, prevention, and treatment efforts.

Rare Diseases Difficult to Diagnose, Cures Hard to Come By

Published April 10, 2017, 7:18 p.m.

Patients with rare diseases often face a long journey from diagnosis to treatment.

Diabetes Patients Seeing Better Outcomes Through Technology

Published June 5, 2017, 2:26 p.m.

Researchers in academic medicine are at the forefront of high-tech strategies that are helping people with diabetes manage the disease more effectively.

Community Partnerships Key to Reducing Health Inequities

Published June 12, 2017, 7:57 p.m.

Physicians and researchers tackle health inequities in Baltimore and Kentucky by working with community groups.

Jimmy Kimmel Highlights the Value of Teaching Hospitals

Published May 30, 2017, 1:38 p.m.

Kimmel’s monologue was a moving and personal tribute to the value of interprofessional health care teams, the special missions of teaching hospitals, and the role of medical research in making medical miracles—such as Billy’s survival—possible.

Merging Social Determinants Data into EHRs to Improve Patient Outcomes

Published Sept. 13, 2016, 7:22 p.m.

Given the growing body of evidence about the social determinants of health, there has been a push to enter social data into electronic health record systems.

Medical Schools and Teaching Hospitals Confront the Obesity Epidemic

Published Oct. 31, 2016, 3:06 p.m.

Incomplete understanding about the causes and treatments of obesity is a challenge as physicians, educators, and researchers team up to address rising obesity rates in America.



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.



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.



2018 NAAHP National Meeting

"Capitolizing" on Health Professions Advising: A Monumental Job!

Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Details of His Son's Birth & Heart Disease

Jimmy and his wife Molly welcomed their second child together, William “Billy” Kimmel. At three days old, Billy had successful open heart surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and is now home with his family. Jimmy opens up about his son’s birth and health complications and encourages donations to Children's Hospital Los Angeles where Billy and so many other kids get such wonderful care…

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