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Education for Medical Students Is Key to Reducing Obesity Bias

Aug 08, 2017

A comprehensive educational curriculum that gives medical students a solid working knowledge of the complex issues underlying obesity is effective in creating more positive attitudes toward patients who are obese, researchers said.

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Dundee students mix reality with Microsoft HoloLens surgical training apps

Aug 01, 2017

Shireen Khalil reports. A group of Scottish university students will join a world-renowned medical technology company after developing new learning tools in augmented reality.

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Poll Results: Do you have an educational mentor?

Jul 27, 2017

The latest MedEdWorld poll asked: Do you have an educational mentor?

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BBC News: "'Clear case' for more medical student places in Wales"

Jul 26, 2017

The number of medical school places needs to increase, including in north Wales, a cross-party committee said. There has been a drop of 14% in students from Wales training in medicine across the UK between 2015 and 2017.

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Chinese Premier calls for better medical education to build "healthy China"

Jul 26, 2017

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has instructed education and health authorities to push forward the country's medical education reform and improve professional training to build a "healthy China."

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Online medical education gaining momentum in India

Jul 26, 2017

An article from the Economic Times looks at online medical education and how it is gaining momentum in India with a new provider rolling out accredited online content

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Johns Hopkins: The Hidden Joys of Medical School

Jul 20, 2017

First-year medical student Pranjal Bodh provides his thoughts to Johns Hopkins' "A Day in the Life" series on the hidden joys of his time there and reflects on his first year studying medicine.

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'She was eaten alive': Chloe Abbott's sister Micaela's message for the next generation of doctors

Jul 20, 2017

Speaking at a session on mental health and wellbeing in Sydney alongside Health Minister Brad Hazzard, Ms Abbott said her sister was "eaten alive" by the medical profession.

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