Board chair at GraceMed, a Wichita-based health care nonprofit, makes first comments since CEO's resignation
GraceMed's initial statement last week announcing Venus Lee's resignation did not address questions surrounding her academic credentials. Thursday's did — but left out specifics about what the board chair called "a potential point of vulnerability in our process." (Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 28, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Josh Witt Source Type: news

Overview, Trends, and Collaboration on Immunization, Vaccination, and Immunomodulation Therapies for Periodontitis: A Scientometric Study
Conclusions: According to Lotka ' s Law, most authors have written only one paper, reflecting the distribution of productivity in many academic and scientific fields. Collaborations were observed between Iran and Canada, Korea and New Zealand, and the United States and Belgium. This study provides useful insight into the predominant trends and patterns in the scientific literature in the field of immunization, vaccination, and immunomodulation therapies for periodontitis. Clinical significance: The findings of this study may help to understand the dynamics of the production on immunization, vaccin...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - March 28, 2024 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

News at a glance: Domestic U.S. postdocs, edited pig organs, and the Milky Way ’s central black hole
FUNDING South Korea joins Horizon Europe South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol (center) and EU leaders announced a research funding deal. KYODO VIA AP IMAGES South Korea will participate in the €95.5 billion ($104 billion) Horizon Europe R&D program, the first East Asian country to do so, the European Commission announced last week. South Korean scientists will compete for grants on an equal footing with their European counterparts; in return, South Korea will contribute an as-yet-undisclosed amount to the 7-year program, which expires in 20...
Source: ScienceNOW - March 28, 2024 Category: Science Source Type: news

Harmonising outcome measurement for child focused domestic abuse interventions: reflections on the development and implementation of a core outcome set - Howarth E, Feder G, Barter C, Powell C.
There is appetite in the UK to better measure the impact of domestic violence and abuse (DVA) interventions on children. The spread of outcomes-based commissioning means outcome measurement is no longer just the territory of academic researchers but is now... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Early-career researchers lament potential loss of Europe ’s largest transdisciplinary science conference
EuroScience Open Forum gave early-career researchers an opportunity to interact with policymakers and scientists from across Europe. EuroScience Over the past 2 decades, the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) has brought together scientists, policymakers, businesspeople, journalists, and citizens to discuss European science and its broader policy and societal implications. For early-career researchers, it has offered a unique platform to network beyond their own field, access career development resources, raise awareness of the issues they face, and build up momentum to tackle them. But as the pre...
Source: ScienceNOW - March 28, 2024 Category: Science Source Type: news

Thursday assorted links
1. Why do people still pay mutual fund fees? 2. Open Philanthropy update. 3. Grazie Sophie Christie on marrying an older man. 4. Antidotes to cynicism creep in academia. 5. End of the CFA zone? 6. Bird species uses symbolic gestures. The post Thursday assorted links appeared first on Marginal…#graziesophiechristie #cfa (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China's Xi Meets US Business Representatives in Beijing
Chinese President Xi Jinping posed for group photos with representatives from American business, strategic and academic communities before their meeting in Beijing on Wednesday morning. The U.S. attendees included Evan Greenberg, chairman of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations; Stephen…#xijinping #beijing #evangreenberg #stephenschwarzman #blackstonegroup #cristianoamon #qualcomm #grahamallison #harvard #craigallen (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emergency Department Culture May Deter Medical Students From Selecting Specialty
WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2024 -- Emergency medicine (EM) culture may deter medical students from selecting the specialty, according to a study published online Feb. 9 in Academic Emergency Medicine Education and Training. Rosemarie Diaz,... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - March 27, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Man fired by for taking free detergent sample wins court battle
Tokyo — The Tokyo District Court typically garners headlines for high-profile cases, parsing issues such as whether married couples should be allowed to use separate surnames, privacy battles over the "right to be forgotten," and gender discrimination in academia. But a bizarre lawsuit this month…#tokyo #tokyodistrictcourt #angrystoreowner #asahishimbun #naganoprefecture #asahi #baltimorekeybridge #baltimore (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Xi to meet with US business and academic representatives in Beijing: State media
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Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How has virtual interviewing impacted residency matches?
Virtual interviews implemented in the U.S. due to the COVID-19 pandemic do not appear to have shifted the geographic distribution of interventional and diagnostic radiology residents, says a group at NYU Langone Health in New York City. The finding had one exception -- the South -- but overall the study offers insights into changes that virtual interviewing has had on match statistics and may further inform recruiting efforts, noted medical student and lead author Younes Attlassy. “Overall, the shift to virtual residency interviews did not significantly affect whether [interventional radiology] or [diagnostic radiology...
Source: Headlines - March 26, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Will Morton Tags: Radiology Education Interventional Residents/Fellows Source Type: news

Are Personality Tests Actually Useful?
Ask Erin Mantz why she loves personality tests, and she’ll tell you she’s a Pisces, an only child, and an introvert prone to self-reflection. “I’m constantly craving and searching for insights into why I do what I do, and what makes me tick,” she says. Since discovering them at her college career center, she’s taken many different kinds, but the most transformative was the one she took with her coworkers at AOL in her 30s. A new manager instructed Mantz and her colleagues to take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator test, which revealed she’s an INFJ: intuitive, enthusiastic, impulsive,...
Source: TIME: Health - March 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Angela Haupt Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

The Fundamentals of Academic Science Writing
Writing is an essential skill for scientists, and learning how to write effectively starts with good fundamentals and lots of practice. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - March 25, 2024 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist University Source Type: news

How underrepresented are women in radiology?
Women in North America remain underrepresented in radiology subspecialties, leadership, and academia, according to an analysis published March 22 in Clinical Imaging. A team led by Fatemeh Khounsarian, MD, from the University of British Columbia found that women comprise under half of radiologists in subspecialties (except breast imaging) and outlined strategies to address gender diversity in the field. “We believe implementing the … strategies will contribute to a more diverse and representative discipline of radiology, ultimately leading to improved patient care and satisfaction,” Khounsarian and colleagues wrot...
Source: Headlines - March 25, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Amerigo Allegretto Tags: Womens Imaging Equity & Inclusion Source Type: news