Latino figures show substantial gain, due in part to opening of new branches in parts of the country with large Hispanic populations.
Maryland community college helps foreign-trained, immigrant nurses seek licensure and ESL proficiency to work at local hospitals.
In response to overwhelming demand for graduates, more institutions create pharmacy colleges.
In a state known for competition among its public colleges and universities, Nevada higher education officials hope a health care crisis will be the cause for cooperation.
With expected growth at existing schools and a collection of new ones likely on the way, the country’s first-year medical school enrollment is projected to grow 21 percent over a 10-year period ending in 2012, according to a survey released by the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Public health courses, still far from common at colleges, should become the norm, according to a consortium of academic groups.
Number of applicants rises by 8 percent and enrollees hit a record, as medical schools expand their classes in push to increase production of doctors.
Colleges are producing an increasing number of nursing graduates, but who will teach them?
Medical deans are well paid, but study finds their average tenure is half that of college presidents.