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Medical schools selected for quality improvement curriculum project

SCIENMAG: Medicine & Health

Ten medical schools have been selected to participate in a two-year quality improvement project to refine, implement and assess a competency-based obesity education curriculum, The Obesity Society (TOS) announced today. ROCKVILLE, Md.—Ten

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McGovern Medical School names new neurosurgery chair; Tandon takes on role at UTHealth Houston Neurosciences

SCIENMAG: Medicine & Health

Smith Department of Neurosurgery with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, effective today. Jacques Morcos, MD, a renowned neurosurgeon from University of Miami Health System, will join UTHealth Houston as the new chair of the Vivian L.

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The medical school trying to become anti-racist

The Pharma Data

Eva Larkai, a fourth-year medical student, led the student group demanding change. A major British medical school is leading the drive to eliminate what it calls “inherent racism” in the way doctors are trained in the UK. And he says the problem is one that all UK medical schools and the wider NHS share.

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$100M financing to advance immuno-dermatology pipeline 

Drug Discovery World

Collaboration and partnerships Alys is working with institutions such as Institut Gustave Roussy, UMass Chan Medical School, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Georgia Institute of Technology and Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science & Technology.

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First Ochsner Health Medical School scholarship recipient matches into residency program in the Gulf South

SCIENMAG: Medicine & Health

New Orleans, Louisiana – Five years ago, Xavier University of Louisiana and Ochsner Health launched a transformative scholarship program to advance health equity by providing deserving candidates from underserved communities full access to medical training at LSU Health — Shreveport School of Medicine (LSUHS School of Medicine).

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New Federal Rule Means Hospitals Need Written Consent for Pelvic, Prostate Exams

Drugs.com

MONDAY, April 1, 2024 -- In a letter sent to teaching hospitals and medical schools across the country, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Monday that written consent must be obtained from patients before performing sensitive.

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Scientists create compound that can block cancer metastasis

Drug Discovery World

Scientists from the Chemistry and Biochemistry Departments at the University of Liverpool and Nanjing Medical School in China have discovered a possible way to block proteins that cause metastasis.