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Students and Practitioners Can Now Experience Anatomy in Virtual Reality

Feb 02, 2017

The reinvention of virtual reality technology and devices has brought new possibilities for creation of educational tools that could overcome existing limitations.

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Notable trends in education worth watching in 2017

Feb 01, 2017

A group of higher education leaders in the United States were asked to assess education's top tech-related trends for the coming year — from artificial intelligence to Generation Z. Here's what they told Campus Technology.

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Professor Harden - Osmosis interview

Feb 01, 2017

Professor Harden has a wide interest in undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education and is committed to developing new approaches to curriculum planning and to reaching and learning. Here he is interviewed by Shiv Gaglani of Osmosis.org

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Academic medical leaders call travel restrictions "a step backward" for U.S. medical education, research and health care

Feb 01, 2017

The New England Journal of Medicine published a Perspectives article in which Department of Medicine leaders at seven major academic medical centres discuss how the seven-country travel ban from entering the United States is "a step backwards" for medical education, patient care and research.

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Poll Results: How often in the last year have you visited your institution’s library?

Jan 31, 2017

The MedEdWorld poll in the last newsletter asked: How often in the last year have you visited your institution's library?

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New evidence-based training aimed at changing the way medical faculty assess student skills

Jan 31, 2017

National Board of Medical Examiners Turns its Focus to Helping Faculty Better Assess and Prepare Students For Real Life Scenarios

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Transparency in prognosis can improve doctor-patient relationship: Dr. Suganthi Iyer

Jan 18, 2017

In an interview with ETHealthworld, Dr. Suganthi Iyer, Deputy Director - Legal & Medical, P.D. Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai, talks on why we are seeing increasing cases of patients suing doctors.

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AAMC Transitioning Out of the MOC Directory Service

Jan 18, 2017

As of April 1, 2017, the Association of American Medical Colleges will no longer provide the online repository of continuing education and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) directories it developed two years ago in partnership with the American Board of Medical Specialties.

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