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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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Identify Strong Evidence-Based Medicine Programs

Jan 13, 2017

Experts say prospective students should determine whether a medical school delivers rigorous training in "evidence-based medicine," a research-based approach to discovering and evaluating treatment options.

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Crowdsourcing Medical Data Through Gaming: UT’s Simulation and Game Applications Lab helps researchers reach further

Jan 13, 2017

Video games have changed the way we play, but they also have the potential to change the way we research and solve problems, in fields such as health care and education.

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URMC Chosen for National Community Health and Health Equity Initiative

Jan 12, 2017

The University of Rochester Medical Center is one of only eight institutions chosen by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) to join an effort to improve health equity and the health of communities nationwide.

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Poll Results: Does your institution or employing authority fund you to attend and participate in education meeting such as the AMEE Annual Conference?

Jan 06, 2017

The MedEdWorld poll in the last newsletter asked: Does your institution or employing authority fund you to attend and participate in education meeting such as the AMEE Annual Conference?

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Continuing medical education providers use Facebook Live to educate doctors

Dec 21, 2016

Physican personality "ZDoggMD's" Facebook Live course garnered more than 34,000 views and 600 comments during the live session of his first CME course.

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High rates of medical student depression: What do they say about our health system?

Dec 20, 2016

A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association concludes that 27 percent of medical students around the world exhibit symptoms of depression and 11 percent have thought of taking their own lives.

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Poll Results: Should medical schools be rated for their excellence in teaching, with the results made public for potential applicants and others?

Dec 19, 2016

The MedEdWorld poll in the last newsletter asked: Should medical schools be rated for their excellence in teaching, with the results made public for potential applicants and others?

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US Navy's surgeon general aims for reforms in military medicine

Dec 12, 2016

Nearly a year into his job as the Navy’s top doc, Vice Adm. C. Forrest Faison III wants to make wide-ranging reforms designed to better heal millions of sailors, Marines, military retirees and their families.

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