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Duquesne University Opens Future College of Osteopathic Medicine News, sports, weather, traffic and the best of Pittsburgh

Adidas unveils new retro Penguins ‘Team Classics’ jerseyAdidas has released a new Penguins throwback jersey – and for Pittsburgh hockey fans, it will be a trip down memory lane. 2 hours ago KDKA-TV Afternoon Forecast (3/1)Stay on top of local weather with meteorologist Kristin Emery’s 7-day forecast! 2 hours ago Duquesne University Inaugurates Future College […]

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News: AAEM sues Envision for practice of medicine in business : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: AAEM, Envision, company medicine When Placentia-Linda Hospital, a Tenet-owned facility in Placentia, California, awarded a contract to manage and staff its emergency department to Glass Beach Medical Services, a company controlled by Envision Physician Services , Placentia Linda Emergency Physicians (PLEP) and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine Physicians Group, Inc., (AAEM-PG), which provided […]

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5 Tips for Selecting a Diabetes Research Expert | News Health & Medicine

To conduct proper diabetes research and get effective results, you need to select the right expert. A diabetes research expert can make all the difference in the outcome of your project. But how do you find a qualified expert in diabetes research? As you know, diabetes [and other relevant diseases] research is becoming very data […]

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2022 Medical Student Research Symposium Award Winners Announced – Faculty of Medicine News

The twelve students pictured won first place in various categories at the 2022 Medical Student Research Symposium. Eighty medical students from Wayne State University School of Medicine participated in the annual Medical Student Research Symposium, hosted and hosted virtually by the Office of Medical Student Research Programs on January 28. Students submitted 74 combined research […]

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2022 Breast Cancer Symposium scheduled for February 28 – News from the School of Medicine

The 2022 Breast Cancer Symposium, which is taking place virtually this year, is scheduled for February 26, from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sponsored by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine, the conference will be presented virtually via Motown Digital. Keynote speakers will be E. Shelley Hwang MD, […]

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UAB Cardiogenomics Clinic transforms cardiac care with genomic medicine – News

The cardiogenomics clinic uses a patient’s genetic history to help develop a personalized treatment plan based on their genetic results. The cardiogenomics clinic uses a patient’s genetic history to help develop a personalized treatment plan based on their genetic results.Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with one person dying […]

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Diversity matters: Exposing the blind spots of equity with ethnic identity… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: Social MI, health equity, ethnic identifiers, DEI, diversity Figure A concrete step towards health equity is the active and accurate collection of ethnic identifiers. This has been a controversial subject for years. One school of thought believes ethnicity information has no place in medical records, while another suggests added value. A health equity stance […]

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News: Program brings vaccine to where patients are : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: COVID-19 vaccine, social ME Figure We treat a large number of people with issues related to homelessness, chronic non-communicable diseases, psychological crisis and substance abuse at St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, a large tertiary public teaching hospital in central -city of Melbourne, Australia. Our most frequent emergency patients are disproportionately affected by these primarily social […]

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POV: Overworked nurses need relief : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: nursing, EM workforce, nurse-patient ratio Nurses are the primary patient-facing members of most healthcare organizations and often the first point of contact for many people seeking medical care. They initiate screening exams, draw blood, administer medications, provide education and counseling, and are often the customer service side of any facility. My hospital once ran […]

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Dr. McIntyre Leon named acting director of neurosurgery – School of Medicine News

Carmen McIntyre Leon, MD, assistant professor and associate chair of community affairs in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, has been named interim chair of the department of neurosurgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine. The appointment, announced Thursday by Mark E. Schweitzer, MD, dean of the medical school and vice president of […]

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Northwestern Medicine Student Health Service optimizes health care

Daily archive photo by Nathan Richards Searle Room. Northwestern University Health Clinic and Sports Medicine launched Northwestern Medicine Student Health Services last month to improve student access to health services. The Northwestern University Health Services Clinic and Sports Medicine launched the Northwestern Medicine Student Health Service last month to improve student access to the health […]

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News: Emergency physicians, not just social workers, can …: Emergency medicine news

Figure: homelessness, health equity Figure The disproportionate use of emergency services by homeless people is no secret. (BMC Health Service. 2021; 21[1]: 428; https://bit.ly/3EXx4k8.) Overuse not only strains the healthcare system, it is also a major source of burnout for PE. (Ann Emerg Med. 2019; 74[5S]: S19; https://bit.ly/3bYrxgB.) Homelessness sometimes manifests itself as treatable medical […]

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Wayne Pediatrics welcomes new psychologist – School of Medicine News

Wayne Pediatrics, home to physicians in Wayne State University’s Department of Pediatrics, continues to grow, adding Jameel Smith, Ph.D., chief pediatric psychologist, to the practice. Dr. Smith’s work supports children and adolescents, including those with anxiety and depression, adjust to physical illness, family relationship issues and more. She joins a team of medical, auxiliary and […]

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Capricia Bell Receives National Health Scholars Corps Scholarship – News from the School of Medicine

Capricia Bell, a third-year medical student at Wayne State University School of Medicine, received a National Health Scholars Corps Fellowship from the Health Resources & Services Administration. Bell, who intends to become an obstetrician-gynecologist, will receive tuition and fee assistance as well as a monthly stipend for two years of medical school under the scholarship. […]

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News: Is emergency medicine ready to unionize? : Emergency medicine news

Figure: unionization, EM workforce, EM law Steeped in corporate profits, liable to be fired without due process, lacking transparency in billing, and beset by rising working hours and falling wages, emergency physicians are increasingly wondering whether unions and collective bargaining could be promising for them. They would like to, at the very least, wrest control […]

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First person: Debrief and breathe, cry and feel : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: well-being, gratitude Figure 1842. This number is etched forever in my memory. It was the announced time of death for the 6-month-old baby who died of cardiorespiratory arrest for no apparent reason. He was lying there with my perfectly placed tube still hanging from his mouth. Her father’s head pressed against hers, screams […]

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Nikita Sathiaprakash Receives National Health Scholars Corps Scholarship – News from the School of Medicine

Nikita Sathiaprakash has won a scholarship from the National Health Scholars Corps. A second-year medical student at Wayne State University School of Medicine has received a National Health Scholars Corps scholarship from the Health Resources & Services Administration. Nikita Sathiaprakash, who intends to become a pediatrician, will receive tuition and fee support as well as […]

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Standing AFFIRM: Compassion Matters, Now More Than Ever : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: gunshot wound, compassion, violence prevention Figure Figure AFFIRM’s firearm injury reduction mission at the Aspen Institute is rooted in compassion for others, not only for victims of firearm injuries, but also for those at risk of becoming its victims. authors. One of AFFIRM’s explicit goals is to employ evidence-based practices, and we think this […]

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Viewpoint: CAPE must approve resolutions to break CMG strategy… : Emergency Medicine News

ACEP 2021, contract management: A slide from a presentation by Aisha T. Terry MD, MPH, at the ACEP Reimbursement & Coding 2021 Conference, January 2021. Figure Figure The Board of the American College of Emergency Physicians must act quickly and decisively at the 2021 Scientific Assembly by adopting, in their entirety, resolutions 29 and 44. […]

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Otago Maori University medical student helps revitalize te reo Māori health

“I had to learn to speak their language, which is called bisaya or cebaono,” he told The Hui. “I spent my mornings studying the scriptures and studying the language, then I would come at lunchtime to eat, leave the house and start talking to people.” However, immersing himself in another language and culture left him […]

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Stand up AFFIRM: Enough already! Ending Workplace Violence: Emergency Medicine News

EP safety, workplace violence, emergency management: Chris Coyne, MD, who consented to the publication of this photo, was assaulted by a patient. Figure Every act of violence against an emergency health care provider is a sentinel event, and it deserves the same robust response that hospitals apply to other negative health outcomes, such as patient […]

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News: Hip-hop inspires kids to spot strokes : Emergency Medicine News

stroke, health literacy, social justice: The cover of a Hip Hop Public Health comic teaching children how to recognize and respond to strokes in their elders. Hip Hop Stroke seems like an incongruous name for an organization teaching young people about a serious subject like stroke. But that’s only until you realize he’s using music […]

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Brandt’s Rants: Why I moved to New Zealand : Emergency Medicine News

EP life, global EM, health care: Nugget Point on the Catlins Coast in New Zealand. Figure The year was 2020 and I was working in my busy Michigan emergency department with great staff. I felt some frustration, however; health care was after me. I have had patients with constricting chest pain leave the AMA […]

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Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine, student clinic ready for the first day of class | Local news

Construction of the Texas Tech Dental Oral Health Clinic is complete, and university faculty and staff, as well as community leaders, donors and local dentists, celebrated the grand opening on Tuesday. The 38,000 square foot clinic is equipped with 130 treatment chairs where students of the new Woody L. Hunt School of Dentistry, under the […]

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WCU College of Osteopathic Medicine student chosen for Emerging Leader Institute – Picayune Item

Freshman Victoria Ly of William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine received an Emerging Leader Fellowship from the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation. One of 30 medical students or residents chosen to receive the award from a nationwide pool of applicants, Ly will attend the Emerging Leaders Institute of Leaders in Family Medicine (FML). […]

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Medical School Student Ashley McNeal Completes Paul Ambrose Scholars Service Project

MACON – Ashley McNeal, a fourth-year student at Mercer University School of Medicine, recently completed her one-year community project for the Association for Prevention Education and Research’s Paul Ambrose Scholars Program (APTR). McNeal, a 2019 Paul Ambrose Scholar, organized the Mercer WEST (Walk, Eat, Shop and Talk) program, held every third Wednesday at Mulberry Market […]

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Integrative Medicine Courses Increase in Medical Schools | Best medical schools

Aspiring physicians expect to take medical school courses that focus on anatomy and biochemistry. But at many schools, they can also learn about unconventional treatment options like acupuncture, hypnosis, and herbal remedies as part of classes in what’s called integrative medicine. Experts say it’s important for future medical students to understand what integrative medicine is, […]

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Elshazzly named Campbell Medical Student OD of the Year – News

The Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine at Campbell University named Mohamed Elshazzly as the DO Student of the Year. Elshazzly is in her second year of the program. Originally from Queens, New York, Elshazzly chose to attend Campbell Med because of her commitment to serving underserved people. His embodiment of the school’s values […]