Health Professions

Health Professions
Sep 07, 2018
Long Island University, facing enrollment and programming cuts, is building a vet school even though its faculty members are dubious and New York State already has one at Cornell.
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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“New Challenges in Graduate and Professional Education” is the latest in a series of free compilations of key articles from the editors of Inside Higher Ed.

You may download the print-on-demand booklet here.

On Wednesday, November 15, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This collection of articles was made possible in part by support from Educational Testing Service.

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August 27, 2015

Just because doctors and scientists need to understand more than biology and chemistry doesn't mean that rigorous study of those and other fields isn't essential, writes Adele Wolfson.

June 16, 2015

U of California at San Francisco is about to ban sale of sugary beverages on campus. Will the policy make a difference? Will other colleges follow?

June 2, 2015

The country's only LCME accredited  for-profit medical school is working to increase the number of bilingual and multicultural physicians in the U.S.

May 28, 2015

After one college faced criticism over transvaginal probing, officials at other health education programs say invasive procedures aren't typically performed on students, but are left to models and professionals.

April 14, 2015

Yale U.'s hybrid physician assistant program hits an accreditation snag -- a win for critics who have wanted the program to be evaluated as a stand-alone offering.

January 29, 2015

Federal appeals court says Case Western's medical school has right to revoke a degree over matters that go beyond purely academic performance.

November 6, 2014

The University of Texas System wants to create a competency-based pathway for medical sciences that will stretch from high school to medical school.

July 28, 2014

Three court rulings in the last year have given students with disabilities victories -- and rejected the idea that being deaf or blind makes it impossible to pursue a career in health professions.

June 30, 2014

Iowa Supreme Court rules that chiropractic college cannot reject a student's request to meet requirements for analyzing X-rays through a reader.

May 16, 2014

Faculty at the University of Pennsylvania are pushing the college to to sell its tobacco stocks -- which some of its peers did two decades ago.

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