American Medical Student Association

Type: Organization
Name: American Medical Student Association
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Interrupting the dark dance of bribery

Dyer reported a joint meeting of the Royal College of Physicians and The BMJ has concluded doctors should be obliged to adhere to a code of conduct on relationships with industry and to declare their interactions with drug and medical device companies ... [Published British Medical Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Entities: Bribery, Teaching, Database
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Speaker tonight (Oct. 16) to detail major changes to health care field

After traveling across the country interviewing people with varying political views, occupations, and values, the author of a book on the Affordable Care Act will speak at Purdue tonight on the social, political, and economic impacts of the act.David ... [Published Purdue Exponent - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Health Calendar: Week of Oct. 15

A Heartsaver CPR and AED course will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Oct. 21 at the Kathryn Weil Center for Education, 1415 Salem St. The course is an American Heart Association program that covers CPR, rescue breathing and choking intervention ... [Published Lafayette Journal & Courier - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 2 reports

Policies on marketing gifts to medical students

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 14-Oct-2014Interactions between health care professionals and the prescription drug and medical device industries are common in the United States, especially in academic medical centers, and may include gifts to medical students such ... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

AAFP President-elect Hosts AMSA Webinar on Rural Primary Care

Heads up to medical students or readers who know of students eager to learn more about family medicine: Tune in to an upcoming webinar hosted by AAFP President-elect Robert Wergin, M.D., of Milford, Neb.The free webinar, titled "Rural Primary Care: Why ... [Published American Family Physician - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Accolade Adds Three Renowned Healthcare Leaders to Its Medical Advisory Board

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. , Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accolade, an innovative consumer engagement company dedicated to helping individuals and families get the right care the first time, has added three new members to its Medical Advisory Board. These ... [Published RCL Advisors - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Teaching Hospitals' Conflict-of-Interest Policies Fall Short, Students Say

Fewer than one-in-five teaching hospitals makes the grade with their conflict-of-interest policies, according to a new scorecard from the American Medical Student Association.The results were release this week as the federal government launched its Medicare ... [Published Health Leaders - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Shady Grove Fertility Announces New Fertility Specialist in Virginia

Shruti Malik, M.D., FACOG, joins nation’s leading fertility center. A recognized leader in fertility treatment outcomes, Shady Grove Fertility provides a comprehensive experience to patients, with access to state-of-the-art-technology, individualized ... [Published PRWeb - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

AHTA Hosts Most Successful Annual International Coastal Clean-Up Day

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (GIs) -- Hundreds of volunteers, numerous volunteer organizations and umpteen pounds of garbage removed from Antigua & Barbuda’s beaches signalled another successful Annual International Coastal Clean-up Day, led by the Antigua Hotels ... [Published CaribSeek - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

ASID Adds to Leadership Team

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has appointed five members to its senior leadership team.Laura Horsley, vice president of communications and marketing; Karol Kaiser, vice president of education and engagement; Christopher Wojcik, vice ... [Published Home Furnishings Business - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

AHTA hosts most successful Annual International Coastal Clean-up Day

Posted On: September 22, 2014Hundreds of volunteers, numerous volunteer organizations and umpteen pounds of garbage removed from Antigua & Barbuda’s beaches signalled another successful Annual International Coastal Clean-up Day, led by the Antigua Hotels ... [Published Government of Antigua and Barbuda - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

“No major medical organization has come out in support of medical marijuana” says Florida opponent. Oh really?

Evidently not much of the $2.5 million Sheldon Adelson donated to defeating medical marijuana has been spent on research Jessica Spencer, director of the well-funded Vote No on 2 campaign opposing legalization of medical marijuana may have Sheldon ... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 31 2014]

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..." They conclude, "As medical schools review policies regulating medical students' industry interactions, limitations on receipt of gifts and meals and participation of faculty in speaking bureaus should be emphasized, and policy makers should pay greater attention to less research-intensive institutions." Research Article
The free webinar, titled "Rural Primary Care: Why It's Right for Your Patients and Your Career" will air on Oct. 9 from 7-8 p.m. EDT. There's no advance registration; participants simply sign in (amsaevents.webex...
Notes Accolade Chief Medical Officer, Alan Spiro , MD, "We're delighted that these talented and accomplished individuals have agreed to join our board. Doctors Horn, Katon and Wen bring to their roles a wealth of expertise, passion and innovative thinking. Their contributions will be invaluable as, together, we look for ways to improve consumer engagement in healthcare and influence better care decisions and outcomes."
...that the education we are receiving is free from conflict of interest," Britani Kessler, MD, AMSA's national president, said in prepared remarks. "That is why it is so important to AMSA to advocate on behalf of students to ensure that we retain the right to unbiased training."

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Interrupting the dark dance of bribery [Published British Medical Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Speaker tonight (Oct. 16) to detail major chang... [Published Purdue Exponent - Oct 16 2014]
Health Calendar: Week of Oct. 15 [Published Lafayette Journal & Courier - Oct 14 2014]
Policies on marketing gifts to medical students [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 14 2014]
Policies on marketing gifts to medical students [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 14 2014]
AAFP President-elect Hosts AMSA Webinar on Rura... [Published American Family Physician - Oct 09 2014]
Accolade Adds Three Renowned Healthcare Leaders... [Published RCL Advisors - Oct 07 2014]
Teaching Hospitals' Conflict-of-Interest Polici... [Published Health Leaders - Oct 06 2014]
Shady Grove Fertility Announces New Fertility S... [Published PRWeb - Oct 02 2014]
AHTA Hosts Most Successful Annual International... [Published CaribSeek - Sep 27 2014]
ASID Adds to Leadership Team [Published Home Furnishings Business - Sep 24 2014]
AHTA hosts most successful Annual International... [Published Government of Antigua and Barbuda - Sep 22 2014]
“No major medical organization has come out in ... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 31 2014]
Willoughby student is a member of the American ... [Published News-Herald - Mar 15 2014]
In Brief [Published Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - Feb 04 2014]
Terminology associated with the Death with Dign... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Jan 26 2014]
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