Medical Education

Medical Education
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.

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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.

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.

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 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.

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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