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Design Thinking Enables Med Students to Solve Challenges

October 23, 2017. 7:00 PM CDT. Partnership with design students focuses on innovative solutions to health system issues Read article

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Obesity Underrepresented in Medical Licensing Exams

January 20, 2017 Exam items primarily address diagnosis and treatment of obesity-related comorbid conditions

Learning Interventions Can Improve Med Student Well-Being

December 07, 2016 Environmental interventions such as pass/fail grading system, mental health programs beneficial

Prevalence of Disability 2.7 Percent at U.S. Medical Schools

December 07, 2016 Most common disability is ADHD followed by learning disabilities and psychological disabilities

Depression, Suicide Ideation Prevalent in Medical Students

December 06, 2016 Prevalence of depression or depressive symptoms is 27.2 percent; suicide ideation, 11.1 percent

Medical Students Often Track Progress of Former Patients

July 26, 2016 The practice is common and raises privacy issues, but overall is beneficial, researchers say

No Excess Mortality Seen for More Recently Graduated Radiologists

July 19, 2016 Efforts to improve monitoring and protective equipment have paid off, researchers say

U.S. Medical Schools to Expand Training on Opioid Abuse

July 06, 2016 Health experts note that opioids are prescribed too often, possibly because of poor training

Strategy Needed to Address Impending Physician Shortage

June 17, 2016 AAMC promotes multipronged approach including federal support, technology, care delivery changes

AAP Recommends at Least One Full-Time Nurse in Every School

May 23, 2016 Children's health needs are increasingly complex, requiring more time and expert care

Costs Estimated for Applying to Dermatology Residency

March 22, 2016 Total cost was $11,324 and $9,058/applicant for matched and non-matched applicants

Many Med Schools Appear Unwelcoming Regarding Disability

February 17, 2016 Only one-third of medical schools have technical standards supporting accommodating disabilities

Video Games Offer Educational Methods for Med Students

February 04, 2016 Medical students can test their skills and have the freedom to fail and learn from mistakes as gamers

Presence of Medical Students in ER Slightly Ups Length of Stay

December 10, 2015 Increase of about five minutes in ER length of stay is significant, but unlikely to be clinically relevant

Med Ed Can Be Improved for High-Value, Cost-Conscious Care

December 08, 2015 Review shows knowledge transmission, reflective practice, supportive environment aid learning

Modified SOAP Ups Student Awareness of Health Care Costs

October 05, 2015 Modification of traditional SOAP presentation to include discussion of value helps medical students