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Pioneering Population Health in Medical Education

Aug 17, 2017

Hospitals and Health Network: "Medical schools need to do more than "check off the boxes" when it comes to incorporating population health in medical education"

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Online education enhances administration of blood clot-preventing medications

Aug 17, 2017

A year-long study funded by the Patient-Centred Outcomes Research Institute suggests that a well-designed online education programme decreases nonadministration of necessary blood thinners, which in turn decreases the likelihood of lethal blood clots in hospitals.

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University of British Columbia: Better medical education is one solution to the opioid crisis

Aug 17, 2017

University of British Columbia: A recently launched addiction medicine fellowship promises to change how addiction is taught in medical schools and beyond.

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AMA: "Medical students have the tools, tenacity to be effective leaders"

Aug 17, 2017

The role students play in medical education should go beyond learning and listening, Alisha Moreland-Capuia, MD, said in her keynote address during the Accelerating Change in Medical Education Student-Led Conference on Leadership in early August.

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Poll results: Has the change in the meaning of abbreviations in your career ever caused you trouble, minor or otherwise?

Aug 17, 2017

The latest MedEdWorld poll asked: Has the change in the meaning of abbreviations in your career ever caused you trouble, minor or otherwise?

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University of Vermont Medical School: A medical school without the ‘sage on a stage’

Aug 08, 2017

When the University of Vermont's medical school opens for the year in the summer of 2019, it will be missing something that all but one of its peer institutions have: lectures.

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Dundee Students Pioneer Holographic Medical Training

Aug 08, 2017

A group of students from University of Dundee have won internships with medical giant Medtronic after developing new learning tools using Microsoft’s HoloLens technology.

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University of Bristol: "Launch of Bristol Medical School marks new era for medical education"

Aug 08, 2017

The launch of the Bristol Medical School coincides with the introduction of a new medical undergraduate curriculum – MB21 – which will equip Bristol medical graduates with the skills and qualities needed by doctors in the rapidly changing world of 21st century healthcare

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