Health Professions

Health Professions
Sep 26, 2016
U of Vermont's College of Medicine announces it will get rid of lecture courses and completely reshape the faculty role -- a first for a traditional medical school.


March 20, 2012

No matter if they have a cough or sprain, students are being quizzed by colleges about their alcohol consumption. Health officials say it's a way to target risky behavior, but some students are peeved.

February 17, 2012

New social sciences test will broaden base of knowledge measured. Educators hope to change the way pre-meds think about undergraduate education.

February 8, 2012

Professional schools that have been nearly impossible to get into are adding slots.

August 9, 2011
Critics question plan to merge Catholic health group with teaching facility for University of Louisville medical school.
July 6, 2011
Lincoln Memorial plans to enter field with very few institutions, and to offer six-year bachelor's/D.V.M. option.
May 11, 2011
Medical education associations and foundations and push common skills that will allow doctors, nurses and other health care professionals to work better together.
April 1, 2011
Panel proposes major overhaul: adding social sciences, killing the writing section and opening the way for consideration of personal qualities.
February 25, 2011
More medical schools offer better-balanced work-life policies to faculty, new study finds, but few actually use them.
January 21, 2011
New report argues for-profit sector is not producing the kinds of health care professionals that are really needed.
January 12, 2011
Supreme Court ruling backs Treasury Department against hospital and U. of Minnesota, saying doctors-in-training are subject to payroll taxes.


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