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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.
Medical education video game studio LevelEx is adapting the programming of their games for the space environment to provide just-in-time learning during future journeys to Mars
Aug 13, 2019
News item from the BBC reporting on the graduate-entry ScotGEM course, a new medical scheme launched in Scotland to help tackle the shortage of rural doctors in Scotland.
Aug 12, 2019
Medical schools are facing increasing pressure from doctors, health organisations and students to include climate change in medical education. Medical schools – particularly in the US – are coming under greater scrutiny over their role in the climate change fight
Aug 08, 2019
The Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS) have awarded Centre Accreditation to Tipton Training for its courses in the UK and Ireland.
Aug 02, 2019
Approval has been granted to the National Medical Commission Bill, which will replace Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body in coming days.
Aug 01, 2019
Emma Cronk - "I am a small-town country girl who struggled to get a loan to attend medical school internationally, while Canada receives payment from international students to study medicine here."
When family doctors felt they were able to address the unmet social needs of their patients, they were less likely to report physician burnout, according to a study in The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.
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