Health professions

Analysis challenges idea that black medical school applicants are 'stealing' spots from white applicants

Rejected white applicants to medical school aren’t losing out because of affirmative action, new analysis contends.

The battle over entry-level degree for nursing continues

A proposed policy statement has reignited the question of whether the associate or bachelor's degree should be the entry-level requirement in the nursing profession.

For-profit medical schools are now operating in U.S.

In a move that wouldn’t have been allowed a generation ago, a for-profit medical school is relocating from Dominica to Tennessee as its campus undergoes repairs from damage caused by Hurricane Maria. Other for-profit medical schools are already operating in the U.S.

Nursing textbook pulled over stereotypes

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


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