MEXICO CITY (AP) — The killing of a young doctor in Mexico has led recent medical school graduates to demand changes to a system that often leaves them exposed to danger in remote outposts during the first year of their careers as part of the country’s medical training system.
Students from four Historically Black College and University medical schools will be selected for clinical rotations with NFL team medical staffs this year.
The joint program with the NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) and Professional Football Athletic Trainer Society (PFATS) aims to diversify the pipeline in sports medicine, including at NFL clubs.
BOSTON (AP) — A Canadian diabetes researcher scheduled to start a two-year fellowship at Harvard Medical School was wrongfully denied entry to the U.S. and discriminated against based on her Iranian heritage, according to legal filings.
A new initiative aimed at increasing the number of Black Americans registered as organ donors and combating disparities among transplant recipients was announced Thursday by a coalition that includes the four medical schools at the nation's historically Black colleges and universities.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A small, historically Black university known for its success in getting Black graduates into medical school announced Thursday that it is now planning its own medical school in New Orleans.
Browse any medical dictionary, and before hitting appendectomy and anesthesia, you’ll find abortion.
The first two procedures are part of standard physician education. But for many U.S. medical school students and residents who want to learn about abortions, options are scarce.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is providing Maine's only medical school with $5 million to help it move.
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine is located in Biddeford, but the university wants to move the school to Portland.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A national leader in the number of Black graduates accepted by medical schools has a new early acceptance agreement with one of Louisiana’s largest medical schools.
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts hospital system known as Wellforce has announced that it is changing its name to Tufts Medicine.
“The Tufts Medicine name was selected to better reflect the system’s shared identity, its close relationship with Tufts University, and its commitment to unite the best of both academic and community health care and deliver a complete connected care experience when, where and how consumers want it," the organization said in a statement Tuesday.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — The University of North Alabama has become the first school in the state to begin a direct-admission partnership with a medical school in the southern Caribbean.
The university, located in northwest Alabama, has started a new program that will let qualified graduates who meet requirements gain immediate admission to St.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The UMass Chan Medical School has received a $15 million gift that will boost research into ALS and neuroscience, school officials announced Thursday.
The donation from alumni Dan and Diane Casey Riccio includes $10 million for what will be named the Riccio ALS Accelerator Initiative and $5 million to expand and endow the Riccio Fund for Neuroscience.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Three students who last year won the right to refuse COVID-19 vaccinations while attending a north Louisiana medical school have lost their latest legal battle with the school over mask, testing and travel policies.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A historically black university in New Orleans has its seventh agreement to fast-track medical school acceptance for some students.
Xavier University of Louisiana and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston announced their early assurance program on Wednesday.