Health Professions

Health Professions
Jan 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.
Apr 26, 2017
The broad expansion of online programs has led to a dramatic increase in the number of registered nurses earning bachelor's degrees.


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October 5, 2016

Appeals court revives suit over student complaints about being pressured to participate in medical procedure.

September 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.

January 27, 2016

Community colleges continue to face severe shortages, so much so that some students must wait six years to enroll in nursing.

August 31, 2015

Would a medical school be the answer to Syracuse University's new push to become a bigger and better research university?

August 27, 2015

Just because doctors and scientists need to understand more than biology and chemistry doesn't mean that rigorous study of those and other fields isn't essential, writes Adele Wolfson.

June 16, 2015

U of California at San Francisco is about to ban sale of sugary beverages on campus. Will the policy make a difference? Will other colleges follow?

June 2, 2015

The country's only LCME accredited  for-profit medical school is working to increase the number of bilingual and multicultural physicians in the U.S.

May 28, 2015

After one college faced criticism over transvaginal probing, officials at other health education programs say invasive procedures aren't typically performed on students, but are left to models and professionals.

April 14, 2015

Yale U.'s hybrid physician assistant program hits an accreditation snag -- a win for critics who have wanted the program to be evaluated as a stand-alone offering.

January 29, 2015

Federal appeals court says Case Western's medical school has right to revoke a degree over matters that go beyond purely academic performance.


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