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SiliconIndia
American Doctors Seek End to Physician ShortageThis includes a provision for green cards for physicians graduating from accred
American Doctors Seek End to Physician Shortage
SiliconIndia / Posted 3 days ago
This includes a provision for green cards for physicians graduating from accredited US residency programmes in the proposed comprehensive immigration reform bill. The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) predicts that America will need... Read more
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FOX News
Women, minorities still underrepresented in medical specialtiesToo few women and minorities are entering certain medical specialties in the U.
Women, minorities still underrepresented in medical specialties
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
Too few women and minorities are entering certain medical specialties in the U.S., researchers say. Diversifying the physician workforce may be key to addressing health disparities and inequities, Dr. Curtiland Deville of Johns Hopkins University in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Women, minorities still underrepresented in medical specialtiesNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Too few women and minorities are entering certain m
Women, minorities still underrepresented in medical specialties
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Too few women and minorities are entering certain medical specialties in the U.S., researchers say. Diversifying the physician workforce may be key to addressing health disparities and inequities, Dr. Curtiland Deville of... Read more
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Wilson County News
A New Cost of Obamacare: Surging Emergency Room UsageEmergency room usage has spiked in recent years. That's the depressing finding
A New Cost of Obamacare: Surging Emergency Room Usage
Wilson County News / Posted 5 days ago
Emergency room usage has spiked in recent years. That's the depressing finding from a new survey by the American College of Emergency Physicians -- and it's endangering those who need emergency care. The survey concluded that three in four ER... Read more
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TribLIVE
Stanford program aims to foil doctors’ burnoutPALO ALTO, Calif. — It was just before noon on a recent Friday when Greg Gilber
Stanford program aims to foil doctors’ burnout
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
PALO ALTO, Calif. — It was just before noon on a recent Friday when Greg Gilbert, an emergency room physician at Stanford Hospital, made it home from another of what would be six overnight shifts in a row. Bleary-eyed and hungry, the divorced single... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Has the ACA Made Community Health Centers Unnecessary?The Obama administration last week announced that $169 million in Affordable Ca
Has the ACA Made Community Health Centers Unnecessary?
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 10 days ago
The Obama administration last week announced that $169 million in Affordable Care Act funding will be used to open 266 new community health centers in underserved areas across the U.S. Those new centers will be in addition to the 700 CHCs that have... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Making a study of BaltimoreMost of my undergraduate life, I never left the "Hopkins bubble." I was with mi
Making a study of Baltimore
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Most of my undergraduate life, I never left the "Hopkins bubble." I was with mice and microscopes in labs. As an undergraduate neuroscience major, I was an organic chemistry laboratory teaching assistant and a research assistant in a brain tumor... Read more
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Black Press USA
Black Male Enrollment Declines in Med Schools By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) –The num
Black Male Enrollment Declines in Med Schools
Black Press USA / Posted 17 days ago
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) –The number of Black males applying to medical school is lower than it was three decades ago, raising concerns about the United... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Why The Drop of Black Men In Medical School Is AlarmingI can remember episodes from the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and other Black sitc
Why The Drop of Black Men In Medical School Is Alarming
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 17 days ago
I can remember episodes from the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and other Black sitcoms where the wife wanted the husband to make a doctor’s appointment. The whole ordeal took much convincing and treat-baiting. Unfortunately, this isn’t just left for TV... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Why It Matters That Fewer Black Men Are Applying To Medical SchoolOver the past 37 years, medical schools have had more diverse applicants, excep
Why It Matters That Fewer Black Men Are Applying To Medical School
The Huffington Post / Posted 17 days ago
Over the past 37 years, medical schools have had more diverse applicants, except for when it comes to one demographic: black men. In 1978, 1,410 black males applied to medical school, but by 2014, that number dropped to 1,337, according to a new... Read more
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Quartz
No, Kelly Osbourne, here’s what Latinos are actually doing in the American workforce - Quartz US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor: One of more than 30,000.
No, Kelly Osbourne, here’s what Latinos are actually doing in the American workforce
Quartz / Posted 24 days ago
- Quartz US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor: One of more than 30,000... Read more
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Black Press USA
Study Outlines Challenges for Black Males in Medicine (Ilmicrofono Oggiono/Flickr/CC By 2.0) Lauren Abdel-Razzaq, THE DETROIT FREE
Study Outlines Challenges for Black Males in Medicine
Black Press USA / Posted 26 days ago
(Ilmicrofono Oggiono/Flickr/CC By 2.0) Lauren Abdel-Razzaq, THE DETROIT FREE PRESS DETROIT (The Detroit Free Press) — The number of African-American males applying to medical school has... Read more

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