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Punjab minister marks probe into fake degree racket

Jul 06, 2017

Punjab medical education and research minister Brahm Mohindra today ordered a vigilance inquiry into a degree racket under which fake certificates were issued in the name of Baba Farid University in the state.

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How to Proactively Prepare for Medical School Secondary Essays

Jul 04, 2017

Each medical school will have its own secondary application, and each of these will typically have additional essays. For the average applicant applying to multiple programs, secondary applications can involve a great deal of summer writing.

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The unreal, bleeding-edge tech that's helping doctors make the cut

Jun 30, 2017

Amid a looming shortage in surgeons and ever-complex procedures, doctors and startups say computer glasses can move simulation far beyond expensive dummies.

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Why medical schools are teaching self-care alongside patient care

Jun 26, 2017

Faculty, along with leaders from OSF HealthCare and UnityPoint Health-Peoria, are working to find ways to incorporate stress relief into medical school curricula.

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OSCE adopted for accreditation of all the medical graduates in Russia

Jun 21, 2017

A report by Zalim Balkizov

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Transgender actors effective in teaching new doctors to provide respectful care

Jun 15, 2017

By acting out scenarios commonly seen in the clinic, real-life transgender actors can help residents learn to provide more sensitive care to people with a different gender identity than the one they were assigned at birth.

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Penn State, Ask the expert: "Flipping the traditional medical school training model"

Jun 15, 2017

Penn State University's “Ask the Experts” series latest episode features Dr. Jeffrey Wong, associate dean for medical education at Penn State, and Morgan Decker, medical student design partner, who discuss an innovative approach to medical education at Penn State.

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VietNamNet Bridge: New training plan to improve healthcare

Jun 14, 2017

A new training programme to improve the quality of healthcare employees will be set up by the Ministry of Health in co-operation with the Ministry of Education and Training and Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in Vietnam.

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