Health Professions

Health Professions
Jul 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.

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July 21, 2010

Community colleges pride themselves on open admissions policies. But an increasing number are moving to competitive admissions in nursing programs.

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.

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