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Sep 09, 2019
The online simulation platform will be tested in at least five British universities (Imperial College London, Oxford, Exeter, Plymouth, and Newcastle) and more than a dozen schools in other countries, including Harvard.
Sep 03, 2019
Dental school students will soon be required to learn how to care for patients with disabilities under new guidelines from The Commission on Dental Accreditation, which approved the new standards this summer.
Sep 02, 2019
Perceived bullying during medical education may have negative consequences including compromised patient care and increased depression and burnout in affected residents, according to study results published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Aug 29, 2019
In a 2014 study from the Mayo Clinic and Stanford University, more than half of all U.S. medical students had symptoms of depression, and 56% reported themselves to be burned out.
Aug 28, 2019
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded three veterinary colleges a grant for a two-year project to improve veterinary services in developing nations by advancing educational opportunities.
Aug 19, 2019
Studies in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry and other health professions show a lack of training in the issues unique to LGBT patients. Even as recently as 2018, a study found that most medical, dental and nursing students did not report adequate preparation in LGBT health.
Aug 17, 2019
Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City will offer distance learning for the nation’s medical students. Underpinned by a decentralised cloud network, the university is offering medical training to people in rural and poorer areas
Aug 16, 2019
The existing system of surgical training is showing cracks, up to 30% of graduating general surgery residents are unable to operate independently. Teaching poorly, or failing to do so, can put patients at risk of harm from devices that were intended to benefit them.
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