Health Professions

Health Professions
Oct 19, 2018
As midsize, nonelite private institutions look to the future, they're turning to an unlikely path: building new medical schools.
Apr 26, 2017
The broad expansion of online programs has led to a dramatic increase in the number of registered nurses earning bachelor's degrees.

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October 23, 2017

Pearson vows to remove material amid uproar over advice on how nursing students should evaluate people by their racial, ethnic or religious backgrounds.

October 3, 2017

At many medical schools, new or renovated libraries have few books. Librarians are divided on the trend.

April 21, 2017

A death this week leads to renewed discussions about academics and mental health.

March 29, 2017

Survey of campus counseling centers finds increased demand for services, as well as additional positions and more diversity in hiring.

January 17, 2017

Study suggests digital models can help medical schools, which face a shortage of cadavers, teach students human anatomy.

December 20, 2016

Figures Simmons provided U.S. News about a nursing program were so wrong it was declared "unranked," but the college kept badge of honor on its website.

November 7, 2016

Potential revisions to the OMB's standards for collecting data on race and ethnicity draw interest from medical educators and anthropologists.

October 5, 2016

Appeals court revives suit over student complaints about being pressured to participate in medical procedure.

September 26, 2016

U of Vermont's College of Medicine announces it will get rid of lecture courses and completely reshape the faculty role -- a first for a traditional medical school.

January 27, 2016

Community colleges continue to face severe shortages, so much so that some students must wait six years to enroll in nursing.

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