Association of American Medical Colleges

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Name: Association of American Medical Colleges
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

More U.S. Citizens Going To Medical School Abroad

The number of applications to U.S. medical schools is increasing. Also going up is the number of people from the U.S. who have gone to medical schools in foreign countries, and are pursuing careers back in America.One Northern California doctor was trained ... [Published KPBS - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

"Hot Spotters" helping hospital regulars

Michael MelkonianContributing WriterFive female VCU students were selected as one of ten teams from universities nation-wide to participate in the Association of American Medical Colleges "Hot Spotter" project this fall. Photo by Julie Tripp.A team of ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

To improve medical care, enlist pharmacists

Behind the pharmacy counter in our community drug stores are highly educated professionals who not only dispense medicines, but also serve in other important roles as part of a patient’s health care team. These accessible health-care professionals are ... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Budgets need to match mental health awareness

| 2:17 p.m. CDTThe suicide of Robin Williams has inspired another national dialogue about mental illness. If a man who was so talented, so admired, so successful could also be so depressed to the point where he would take his own life, it reminds us we ... [Published Columbia Missourian - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

State makes cut to loan repayment program for health care workers

Vermont officials cut state match money, just weeks after receiving federal money to pay off health care professionals’ student loan debt as a recruitment tool.Vermont was slated to receive $250,000 per year for four years  that would go toward an educational ... [Published VTDigger.org - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Health care innovations and best practices focus of conference at GVSU

The conference, which will focus on best practices and innovation within collaborative health care practices, will be Sept. 18-19 at GVSU's DeVos Center, 401 W. Fulton St.Keynote speakers at the conference are Roger Spoelman, president and CEO of Mercy ... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

PA Ranks See 'Phenomenal Growth,' Lack of Diversity

A first-of-its-kind statistical profile of the nation's certified physician assistants shows that they are in high demand everywhere across the nation, with many recent graduates having three or more job offers.The more than 76,000 responses to the survey, ... [Published Health Leaders - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Secrets to stay happy in a medical marriage

Representational PictureA University of Michigan research report reveals four key strategies for success when one or both spouses are physicians: Rely on mutual support, recognise the important roles of each family member, have shared values and acknowledge ... [Published Jagran Post - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

The 10 Best-Paying Jobs For 2014

First it was the Fed's unemployment rate target . This was quickly ignored and forgotten - just as we predicted would happen in December 2012 - when the unemployment rate "hit and beat" the Fed's target, even as the Fed's Russell 200,000 target was still ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Cut Down on Medical School Application Fees

There are two major financial costs most prospectivemedical students face in their quest to become a doctor.The first occurs when they're trying to become a competitive medical school applicant and spend thousands on MCAT preparation classes or apostbaccalaureate ... [Published US News & World Report - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Train more doctors

To maintain a sufficient supply of doctors, the United States must provide graduate training through medical residency programs. Yet for the past two years, the number of medical school graduates has outstripped the number of available residencies. This ... [Published Providence Journal - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

Med Schools Criticize Report on Financing Medical Education

A new report by the Institute of Medicine, issued Tuesday, called for an overhaul of federal financing of physician training and residency programs. The report questioned the idea that the United States needs to increase the number of physicians it trains, ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Jul 30 2014]

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"I had heard about Cuba, but I didn’t have any strong political opinions about it" said Dr. Brea Bondi-Boyd, a primary care physician with Concord Health Center in Concord, a safefty-net clinic affiliated with Contra Costa Health S...
"I think sometimes, doctors look just at the core medical needs of a patient," Pratt said. "I really want to listen to what the patient has to say about the problems that they're facing and learn how I can help connect them with services they need, help them identify goals and help empower them to reach those goals."
"It's a really neat thing. Students will use rooms like this their whole life" Fisher said
...As a report in The New York Times put it, "More than 70 percent of all suicides in the United States are white men, most of them in their middle years, and many take their lives in the wake of some loss, whether professional, personal or physical."

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More U.S. Citizens Going To Medical School Abroad [Published KPBS - 2 hours ago]
"Hot Spotters" helping hospital regulars [Published Individual.com - Aug 25 2014]
GME: Supporting academic medical centers [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Aug 25 2014]
'Starting to look like the picture:' See CMU Co... [Published Saginaw News - Aug 24 2014]
To improve medical care, enlist pharmacists [Published Boston Globe - Aug 22 2014]
Steaban, Edgeworth take on new roles at VUMC [Published The Nashville Ledger - Aug 21 2014]
WHAT OTHERS SAY: Budgets need to match mental h... [Published Columbia Missourian - Aug 21 2014]
State makes cut to loan repayment program for h... [Published VTDigger.org - Aug 21 2014]
The IOM Report on GME: A Game-Changing Guide fo... [Published Institute for Healthcare Improvement - Aug 20 2014]
Health care innovations and best practices focu... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Aug 20 2014]
IOM Study Recommends Major Changes in Graduate ... [Published Baker & Daniels - Aug 19 2014]
PA Ranks See 'Phenomenal Growth,' Lack of Diver... [Published Health Leaders - Aug 19 2014]
NRMP Convenes First Meeting of its Research Adv... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 19 2014]
6 Technologies that connect providers with pati... [Published PropertyCasualty360.com - Aug 19 2014]
CMS to withhold one-third of provider data as O... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Aug 18 2014]
The Primary Care Shortage and ER Overcrowding [Published Physicians Practice - Aug 18 2014]
Physician groups call for EHR education in med ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Aug 18 2014]
Surgeon, physician, psychiatrist among top 10 b... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Aug 15 2014]
African Medical Education Is Being Transformed ... [Published The ASCO Post - Aug 15 2014]
The BEST Paying Jobs of 2014 [Published Florida Times-Union - Aug 14 2014]
Secrets to stay happy in a medical marriage [Published Jagran Post - Aug 14 2014]
A prescription to enjoy super 'medical marriage' [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 14 2014]
The 10 best-paying jobs of 2014 [Published al.com - Aug 14 2014]
Hospitals Urge Sunshine Payment Extension Amid ... [Published Healthcare Financial Management Association - Aug 14 2014]
The 10 Best-Paying Jobs For 2014 [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 13 2014]
The 10 Best-Paying Jobs For 2014 [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 13 2014]
The 10 best-paying jobs for 2014 [Published Los Angeles Business - Aug 13 2014]
What are the advantages of being married to a p... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 13 2014]
Surgeon, Physician, Psychiatrist Top CareerCast... [Published Town Hall - Aug 13 2014]
ASDS Earns Top ACCME Accreditation [Published PRWeb - Aug 13 2014]
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GME: Supporting academic medical centers [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Aug 25 2014]
The following is a guest post by Allan Joseph, a medical student at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and TIE research assistant. You can follow Allan on Twitter: @allanmjoseph or email him. This post is part of a series on the ...
The 10 Best-Paying Jobs For 2014 [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 13 2014]
First it was the Fed's unemployment rate target. This was quickly ignored and forgotten - just as we predicted would happen in December 2012 - when the unemployment rate "hit and beat" the Fed's target, even as the Fed's Russell 200,000 target was ...
St. George’s University Lands $750M Investment ... [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - Aug 08 2014]
St. George’s University’s Grenada campus. (Joshua Yetman / St. George’s University) St. George’s University in Grenada has landed a $750 million investment from a group led by Canadian private-equity firm Altas Partners LP and a fund advised by Baring ...
What residents teach us about residency programs [Published Not Running a Hospital - Aug 07 2014]
Medscape has issued its 2014 Residents Salary and Debt Report .  Here are some interesting charts, along with their associated description and my commentary:   Although 25% of residents have no debt, over a third (36%) still owe more than ...
The U.S. spends $15B a year to train doctors, b... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 29 2014]
  Harvard Medical School (Flickr user Tim Sackton) Welcome to Health Reform Watch, Jason Millman's regular look at how the Affordable Care Act is changing the American health-care system — and being changed by it. You can reach Jason with questions, ...
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JW Marriott Austin Announces Topping Out Constr... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 29 2014]
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