Association of American Medical Colleges

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Name: Association of American Medical Colleges
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Humiliation tops list of mistreatment toward med students

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 2-Sep-2014Each year thousands of students enroll in medical schools across the country. But just how many feel they've been disrespected, publicly humiliated, ridiculed or even harassed by their superiors at some point during their ... [Published EurekAlert! - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Integrating Digital Literacy into Medical Education: AMMC Interview

I was asked by the Association of American Medical Colleges to share my opinions about digital literacy with their readers. I was glad to participate and one line of mine got quite an attention...Visit my blog to read the whole article and other news ... [Published ScienceRoll - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Barton Associates to Open a New Office Location in Keene, NH

Barton Associates, an industry leading physician, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner locum tenens company, announces a new office location in Keene, NH, scheduled to open September 1, 2014. Barton Associates is headquartered in Peabody, MA, with ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Community colleges may be key to finding doctors for minority, underserved communities

Medical schools hoping to find doctors who'll practice in minority and underserved communities may want to start grooming students in community colleges, a new study  out of UCLA indicates.The study says that minorities who attended community colleges ... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Donations Up to Medical Schools and Teaching Hospitals

Fund-raising is up at the nation’s medical schools and teaching hospitals, according to a new survey by the Association of American Medical Colleges .The association found the average school or hospital saw its fund-raising haul increase by 16.2 percent ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 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 - Aug 27 2014]
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 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]

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...and better understand what needs to be done to change these experiences," said Marsha Rappley, dean of the College of Human Medicine at MSU. "The feeling of mistreatment often happens in stressful environments like a clinical setting involving patients, and it's up to everyone to respond in ways that are respectful."
"We thought a lot of him, but at the same time he was getting a little too liberal with some of the medicines he was giving me" said patient Missy Blucher...
"Because of the caps of the number of residency positions, that guarantee or the likelihood of getting into a residency program is getting more and more slim" he said

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Telemedicine: The Future Is Now [Published ABC 4 - Sep 01 2014]
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Hospital payment reform focus shifts to primary... [Published VTDigger.org - Aug 29 2014]
Donations Up to Medical Schools and Teaching Ho... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Aug 28 2014]
VA sends patients to UPMC for timely care [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 28 2014]
More U.S. Citizens Going To Medical School Abroad [Published KPBS - Aug 27 2014]
"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]
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Integrating Digital Literacy into Medical Educa... [Published ScienceRoll - Sep 01 2014]
I was asked by the Association of American Medical Colleges to share my opinions about digital literacy with their readers. I was glad to participate and one line of mine got quite an attention...Visit my blog to read the whole article and other news ...
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 ...
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