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MedEdWorld News provides medical education updates on the latest developments, awards, and projects. It includes reports from medical education events and news from organisations. Members of the MedEdWorld Community make contributions.

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Medical Education Expert: Increased Caps on Hours for Interns Strikes Balance to Promote Patient Care

Mar 14, 2017

The ACGME released its latest work limits for first-year interns on March 10, voting to eliminate a 16-hour working cap and instead allow up to 24 hours.

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Medical Education: Racial, Gender Disparities Persist at All Levels

Mar 07, 2017

Pervasive racial and gender disparities persist in medical education among both students and faculty, according to three studies published online March 6 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Ara first in world to use virtual reality for X-ray training

Mar 06, 2017

As part of its commitment to contemporary learning environments and delivery, virtual reality training software is being introduced at Ara Institute of Canterbury as a game changer for the medical imaging industry here and internationally.

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Dr. Peter J. Katsufrakis is New President of National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME)

Mar 06, 2017

Peter Katsufrakis has been appointed as President of the National Board of Medical Examiners to replace Don Melnick.

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American College of Physicans - "Revised immigration executive order will cause health care crisis"

Mar 06, 2017

"ACP acknowledges the changes to the executive order but we feel overall it is still harmful to the practice of medicine and medical education in our country," said Nitin S. Damle, MD, MS, MACP of the American College of Physicians

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Indian Government approves over 4,000 PG medical seats for academic session 2017-18

Mar 03, 2017

The Indian government has approved an all-time record number of over 4,000 PG medical seats in various medical colleges and hospitals for 2017-18.

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Medical education program investing in critical expansion

Mar 01, 2017

The University of Wyoming’s medical education programming plans to allow students to spend more time in Laramie and stay in line with accreditation standards.

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Poll Results: Does your institution or employer support the cost of your participation on courses on medical education and teaching?

Feb 20, 2017

The MedEdWorld poll in the last newsletter asked: Does your institution or employer support the cost of your participation on courses on medical education and teaching?

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