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University of Louisville School of Medicine Leads the United States in LGBT Competency Training Faculty Development

Mar 21, 2017

the eQuality Project – an interdisciplinary effort at the University of Louisville established to ensure that individuals who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender-nonconforming or born with differences of sex development (DSD) receive the best possible healthcare.

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We've been charging our phones wrong for some time

Mar 17, 2017

Don't keep it plugged in when it's fully charged, this is bad for the battery in the long run.

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Texas Colleges Bring Canine Anatomy VR to SXSW

Mar 17, 2017

A collaboration between the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and the Department of Visualization are hitting the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference to combine virtual reality and canine anatomy.

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Medical Education Expert: Increased Caps on Hours for Interns Strikes Balance to Promote Patient Care

Mar 14, 2017

The ACGME released its latest work limits for first-year interns on March 10, voting to eliminate a 16-hour working cap and instead allow up to 24 hours.

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Medical Education: Racial, Gender Disparities Persist at All Levels

Mar 07, 2017

Pervasive racial and gender disparities persist in medical education among both students and faculty, according to three studies published online March 6 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Ara first in world to use virtual reality for X-ray training

Mar 06, 2017

As part of its commitment to contemporary learning environments and delivery, virtual reality training software is being introduced at Ara Institute of Canterbury as a game changer for the medical imaging industry here and internationally.

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Dr. Peter J. Katsufrakis is New President of National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME)

Mar 06, 2017

Peter Katsufrakis has been appointed as President of the National Board of Medical Examiners to replace Don Melnick.

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American College of Physicans - "Revised immigration executive order will cause health care crisis"

Mar 06, 2017

"ACP acknowledges the changes to the executive order but we feel overall it is still harmful to the practice of medicine and medical education in our country," said Nitin S. Damle, MD, MS, MACP of the American College of Physicians

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