Medical Education

Medical Education
Jun 25, 2020
Clinical education is beginning to resume in many health-care fields after being suspended at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. But it's not simple, and there's no one standard.

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“New Challenges in Graduate and Professional Education” is the latest in a series of free compilations of key articles from the editors of Inside Higher Ed.

You may download the print-on-demand booklet here.

On Wednesday, November 15, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This collection of articles was made possible in part by support from Educational Testing Service.

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June 25, 2020

Clinical education is beginning to resume in many health-care fields after being suspended at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. But it's not simple, and there's no one standard.

June 21, 2019

A historically black medical college intends to use a $7 million grant from an e-cigarette giant to study the effects of tobacco. Some question the ethics.

April 17, 2019

A year after NYU's medical school went tuition-free, Washington University in St. Louis announces that scholarships will eliminate tuition charges for more than half of new M.D. students.

March 11, 2019

Cardiologist loses journal editorship over homophobic comments he made to a local ballet but hangs on to his faculty job. He's reportedly defended his words, saying that his personal views have no bearing on his professional capabilities.

February 13, 2019

Nebraska-based Creighton to build a new, $99 million medical school in Phoenix, nearly 1,300 miles from home in Omaha, to supply doctors to underserved area.

January 23, 2018

A late Southern Illinois professor's findings on a potential vaccine for herpes looked promising, until it was revealed he'd proceeded with a risky human trial with no oversight.

November 10, 2017

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.

October 3, 2017

At many medical schools, new or renovated libraries have few books. Librarians are divided on the trend.

January 17, 2017

Study suggests digital models can help medical schools, which face a shortage of cadavers, teach students human anatomy.

November 7, 2016

Potential revisions to the OMB's standards for collecting data on race and ethnicity draw interest from medical educators and anthropologists.

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