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Business Recorder: Govt to improve standard of medical education

Dec 04, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Health Services Regulations and Coordination Aamir Mehmood Kiani on Monday said the government was striving to improve the standard of medical education to have quality doctors in the country.

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Cedars-Sinai Joins Koreatown-Based Pragma to Offer VR Course in GI Surgery

Dec 03, 2018

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles has teamed up with digital health startup Pragma Inc. to launch what may be the first accredited continuing medical education course taught in virtual reality.

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Wikipedia in Medical Education: An Educator's Guide to Crowdsourcing

Dec 03, 2018

Addressing concerns from health professors less familiar with digital resources, Jennifer Meka, PhD, of the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania, developed a framework for incorporating online content into medical education.

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Lessons for medical education from a health emergency 35,000 feet over the Pacific

Nov 29, 2018

Richard Schwartzstein reflects on the benefits of being able to pull on his broad and comprehensive training in medical school and questions whether the move towards specialist training earlier is a good thing.

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Tokyo Medical University stripped of accreditation

Nov 22, 2018

The fall out continues from the rigged entrance examinations for a Japanese medical school.

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Power of positivity can help med students achieve their dreams

Nov 19, 2018

Interesting news article about coaching in medical education featuring the culmination of years of research from the eminent Prof Boyatzis.

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Is Skipping Med School Lectures Making Inferior Doctors?

Nov 14, 2018

Article about the impact of lecture attendance on medical students

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School of Medicine wins ASPIRE award for Excellence in Student Engagement

Nov 08, 2018

Imperial College London: School of Medicine representatives were officially presented with the award at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) conference.

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