Health Professions

Health Professions
Nov 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.
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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June 30, 2014

Iowa Supreme Court rules that chiropractic college cannot reject a student's request to meet requirements for analyzing X-rays through a reader.

May 16, 2014

Faculty at the University of Pennsylvania are pushing the college to to sell its tobacco stocks -- which some of its peers did two decades ago.

April 3, 2014

Medical faculty at U. Texas campus oppose uptick in presidential tenure renewal 'vetoes.'

February 24, 2014

Excelsior College, the world's largest distance educator of nurses, is sued by former students alleging the institution deceived them.

December 23, 2013

Federal judge orders Creighton medical school to provide specific accommodations -- different from those it offered -- to hearing impaired student.

September 9, 2013

Stanford University and the Khan Academy present a road map to change medical education -- and to bring students back to lecture halls.

August 21, 2013

After a summer's worth of experimentation, educators are ready to bring Google Glass into the classroom -- but medical professors have already beat them to the punch.

July 22, 2013

With retirements looming, vacancies unfilled and accreditors cracking down, many colleges search for strategies to hire professors in fast-growing field.

 

June 17, 2013

Federal agencies are investigating reports of illegal bias by medical and dental schools against applicants or students with Hepatitis B.

June 6, 2013

Appeals court upholds U. of Louisville's dismissal of a nursing student for what she shared about a patient, and backs university view that this was an academic, not disciplinary, action.

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