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University of Vermont Medical School: A medical school without the ‘sage on a stage’

Aug 08, 2017

When the University of Vermont's medical school opens for the year in the summer of 2019, it will be missing something that all but one of its peer institutions have: lectures.

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Dundee Students Pioneer Holographic Medical Training

Aug 08, 2017

A group of students from University of Dundee have won internships with medical giant Medtronic after developing new learning tools using Microsoft’s HoloLens technology.

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University of Bristol: "Launch of Bristol Medical School marks new era for medical education"

Aug 08, 2017

The launch of the Bristol Medical School coincides with the introduction of a new medical undergraduate curriculum – MB21 – which will equip Bristol medical graduates with the skills and qualities needed by doctors in the rapidly changing world of 21st century healthcare

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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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