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GMC sets out plan to end barriers for doctors and medical students with disabilities

May 14, 2019

The GMC has vowed to end inconsistencies in support for junior doctors and medical students with disabilities - promising 'more tools and flexibility' to help trainees fulfil their potential.

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6,700 rural students to receive free medical education

May 13, 2019

China's medical colleges will enroll 6,700 rural students who will work for rural health centers in central and western China upon graduation, according to a circular issued by the Ministry of Education.

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RACGP: ‘Missing out on some great doctors’: Medical training and disability

Apr 16, 2019

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) present a profile on Jerusha Mather, a PhD student in biomedical science, who has cerebral palsy and has ideas on how to improve the access for people with disabilities to medical education.

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'Lovely' and 'scientific' -- Medical student evaluations differ by gender and minority status

Apr 16, 2019

In the largest analysis to date of narrative medical school evaluations, researchers at UC San Francisco and Brown University have found significant differences in how female and underrepresented minority medical students are described.

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First-year trainee doctors spend little time on patient care

Apr 15, 2019

Over a typical 24-hour shift, first year residents training in internal medicine spend just three hours on direct patient care and only 1.8 hours on education, a U.S. study suggests.

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McGill approves new Institute of Health Sciences Education

Apr 12, 2019

News from Canada this week with the transformation of the Centre for Medical Education to the Institute of Health Sciences from the 1st May 2019. The new Institute has an inclusive mandate that encompasses a range of academic disciplines and health care institutions.

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AMA: 5 more medical schools join innovative medical education consortium

Apr 09, 2019

Additional schools have joined in the AMA Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium, a group of the United States' leading medical schools aiming to create the medical schools of the future.

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Albert Oriol Bosch (1934-2019)

Apr 07, 2019

Albert Oriol Bosch, former President of AMEE (1990-1993) passed away in Barcelona (Spain) on 2th April at 84 years old. Albert Oriol was an important referent in Medical Education, at the national and international level and he made important contributions to AMEE.

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