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Aug 21, 2013
After a summer's worth of experimentation, educators are ready to bring Google Glass into the classroom -- but medical professors have already beat them to the punch.

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June 29, 2010
WASHINGTON -- Just as Congress ratchets up its scrutiny of for-profit higher education as a whole, the body’s investigative arm is calling on the U.S. Department of Education to begin examining some of the same issues of value and quality at foreign medical schools where Americans use federal student loans. The largest of such schools are for-profit institutions.
June 8, 2010
A hundred years after the release of the Flexner Report, which set many of the standards that still guide North American medical education, a report being published today aims to stimulate reforms to reshape medical schools and residency programs for the next century.
June 2, 2010
WASHINGTON -- A nearly 20-year-old legal dispute over whether medical residents are students or workers, for payroll tax purposes, is headed for resolution in the U.S. Supreme Court.
May 17, 2010
Jim Yong Kim hasn’t been quiet about his desire to change how health care works in the United States and around the world. The former professor at Harvard University’s schools of medicine and public health, who became Dartmouth College’s president last summer, isn’t unique in wanting to foster a multidisciplinary approach to solving health care’s problems, but he has been vocal about what he sees as the need to galvanize those efforts under the banner of “health care delivery science.”
March 31, 2010
BALTIMORE – By opening on-campus preventative care centers that both serve the uninsured and provide allied health students with real-world clinical experience, one community college is trying to remedy the health care crisis in its own backyard.
March 25, 2010
As the buzz continues to grow about three-year bachelor's degrees, Texas Tech University is starting a three-year M.D. program.
March 23, 2010
What the new legislation means for students, campus health centers and medical schools.
March 4, 2010
Economic realities shrink classes at a few U.S. medical schools, undercutting push to increase physician work force.
February 19, 2010
Upsetting some students, U. of Minnesota Medical School stops using live patients to teach pelvic exams.
February 11, 2010
Latest survey of pre-licensure programs shows recession is beginning to take toll on admissions and enrollments, though demand remains high.

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