Safe staffing and flexibility key factors for future of NHS
Health conference delegates this afternoon considered two key factors that are leading colleagues to leave the NHS, notably the lack of flexible working and safe staffing levels. UNISON lay leaders recently presented the Pay Review Body with evidence showing that over a third of staff were currently considering leaving their NHS jobs. That’s on top of the thousands of disgruntled health workers who have already done so over the past decade. Introducing a composite motion, Stuck in the vicious circle – staffing levels, career development and flexibility, Wilma Brown of the health service group executive (HSGE) &...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 20, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article News 2021 Virtual Health Conference Source Type: news

UA Professor Gets $1.15M for Nervous System Research
The National Science Foundation awards Nagayasu Nakanishi, an assistant professor of biological sciences at the University of Arkansas, with a $1.15 million Faculty Early Career Development Award. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - August 9, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIDCR Requests Input on Proposed Research Initiatives
Dear Colleagues: NIDCR requests your input on five proposed concepts (research initiatives) presented at the May 2021 National Advisory Dental and Craniofacial Research Council meeting. The five initiatives are listed below. To read the full initiative descriptions and provide input, please visit: NIDCR Requests Input on the May 2021 Proposed Research Initiatives. Initiatives: Conducting Dental Practice-Based Research in Dental Schools to Provide Clinical Research Experience and Educational Opportunities NIDCR Dentist Scientist Career Transition Award for Intramural Investigators NIDCR Dual Degree D...
Source: NIDCR Science News - July 29, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NCRI to offer new opportunities for early career researchers
(National Cancer Research Institute) NCRI has created an Early Career Researcher Forum, which will enable early career researchers to build collaborative networks in their field of interest whilst enhancing their skills and supporting career development through training, mentoring, networking and research involvement opportunities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Relying on employers to tackle racism will do little to protect Black workers
“Leaving employers to tackle racism is not working.” That was the uncompromising message from senior Black UNISON activists speaking at a conference fringe event this week, looking at race equality. NEC member Davena Rankin was joined by deputy head of health Helga Pile, Chair of the National Black Members Committee Kebba Manneh, and UNISON Eastern regional secretary Tim Roberts, for an online analysis of the strides UNISON has made tackling workplace racism and what more needs to be done. Speakers agreed that real change will only be achieved through Black staff organising themselves and demanding it. Helga Pi...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 17, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article 2021 virtual special national delegate conference black members Source Type: news

How different beliefs and attitudes affect college students' career aspirations
(Wiley) A study published in Career Development Quarterly has looked at whether beliefs and attitudes influence career aspirations of college students with different genders and sexual orientations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Srinivas Rangarajan wins NSF CAREER award for catalytic transfer hydrogenation research
(Lehigh University) Srinivas Rangarajan, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Lehigh University won support from the NSF's Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) program to develop novel tools to better understand catalytic transfer hydrogenation (CTH). He will develop a novel computational framework to answer fundamental questions about the chemistry at the molecular level. CTH holds promise for processing biomass, upcycling plastic waste, and manufacturing specialty chemicals on a smaller, more streamlined scale. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UTA investigates crowd logistics program to move crops, livestock from farm to market
(University of Texas at Arlington) An expert in logistics at The University of Texas at Arlington is designing a better way for farmers to move crops and livestock to market through crowdsourced transportation programs, akin to an agricultural Uber.The National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career Development program awarded Caroline Krejci, assistant professor in the Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering Department, a five-year, $532,585 grant to further her research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UNISON joins campaign to optimise AHP support workers
UNISON has joined with other organisations to warn that allied health professional support workers must get equitable access to consistent and sustainable funding for education and professional development opportunities to support safe and effective patient care. Allied health professional (AHP) support workers continue to be a crucial part of the pandemic response, yet many report feeling invisible and underused. The coalition warns that healthcare services are failing to use the knowledge, skills and experience of AHPs in a planned and strategic way, undermining efforts to meet the demands of a growing population and ada...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 26, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article News health Source Type: news

Securing a sustainable and fit-for-purpose UK health and care workforce
This Health Policy paper calls for multidisciplinary working, enhanced career development opportunities, promoting staff wellbeing, pay increases and tackling discrimination to improve the recruitment, retention, and morale of NHS staff. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ohio's Sumit Sharma receives National Science Foundation CAREER award to study metallic nanoparticle
(Ohio University) Sumit Sharma, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering in Ohio University's Russ College of Engineering and Technology, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) five-year, $511,902 grant to study the adsorption behavior of surfactant, or soap-like, molecules on metallic nanoparticles. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 19, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Mapping the Midwest's soil topography
(Iowa State University) An Iowa State University agronomist is developing new computer models of soil erosion and topography changes, requiring both innovative big-data technology as well as painstaking validation of soil measurements in the real world. The National Science Foundation recently awarded Bradley Miller an early career development grant to support the research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 18, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Higher education staff reject 1.5% pay offer
UNISON’s higher education service group executive have met and rejected the final pay offer made by HE national employers UCEA. Earlier this year, UNISON joined other education unions to submit a claim for a £2,500 increase, and a minimum wage of £10 per hour, or £10.85 for people in London. The final pay offer made by UCEA is a 1.5% increase for the majority of HE staff. HE staff on lower pay points have been offered higher percentage increases on a sliding scale, between 1.54% and 3.6%. The pay offer would mean that the lowest pay point would be equivalent to the current foundation living wage rat...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 17, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article higher education higher education pay Source Type: news

Nearly $500 million a year in Medicare costs goes to 7 services with no net health benefits
FINDINGSA UCLA-led study shows that physicians frequently order preventive medical services for adult Medicare beneficiaries that are considered unnecessary and of “low value” by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force — at a cost of $478 million per year.The researchers analyzed national survey data over a 10-year period, looking specifically at seven preventive services given a “D” rating by the task force, and discovered that these services were ordered more than 31 million times annually.BACKGROUNDThe U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel appointed by the Department of ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Health Equity Scholars for Action
The goal of this program is to support the career development and academic advancement of historically underrepresented researchers conducting health equity research. (Source: RWJF - Open Calls For Proposals)
Source: RWJF - Open Calls For Proposals - April 21, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Source Type: news

Siddiqi Wins ANPA Sidney R. Baer Career Development Award
Shan Siddiqi, MD, of Department of Psychiatry, received the Sidney R. Baer Career Development Award from the American Neuropsychiatric Association (ANPA) for his outstanding accomplishments. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - April 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Dannielle Engle awarded prestigious pancreatic cancer research grant
(Salk Institute) Salk Assistant Professor Dannielle Engle was selected as the first recipient of the Lustgarten Foundation-AACR Career Development Award for Pancreatic Cancer Research in Honor of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the late Supreme Court Justice and women's rights pioneer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

PNR Weekly Digest: April 6, 2021
Items regarding COVID-19 information are indicated with an * In the Dragonfly: Understanding End-of-Life Matters Whether your focus of concern is on a family member or yourself, this April the NNLM Reading Club suggests three books that may help with your understanding of end-of-life matters and those conversations you probably have been putting off…read the post to see the book selections Professional Development: NNLM CE Opportunities: NNLM offers training on a variety of topics related to health information. A complete listing of NNLM educational opportunities is available. Please note you need to create an NNLM ...
Source: Dragonfly - April 6, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: PNR Weekly Digest Source Type: news

PNR Weekly Digest: April 6, 2021
Items regarding COVID-19 information are indicated with an * In the Dragonfly: Understanding End-of-Life Matters Whether your focus of concern is on a family member or yourself, this April the NNLM Reading Club suggests three books that may help with your understanding of end-of-life matters and those conversations you probably have been putting off…read the post to see the book selections Professional Development: NNLM CE Opportunities: NNLM offers training on a variety of topics related to health information. A complete listing of NNLM educational opportunities is available. Please note you need to create an NNLM ...
Source: Dragonfly - April 6, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: PNR Weekly Digest Source Type: news

Xin Zhang receives NSF CAREER Award
(University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science) The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Assistant Professor Xin Zhang a Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award to lead a five-year research program to help understand how to align the interest and action of various stakeholders in the agro-food system with nitrogen pollution reduction in the watershed. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 2, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Experiences of a health system's employees during COVID-19
(JAMA Network) This survey study examined the career development, productivity, childcare needs and likelihood of leaving the workforce among employees at an academic medical center during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Professor Christopher Musco receives NSF award for promising young researchers
(NYU Tandon School of Engineering) Christopher Musco, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, received a 2021 NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award, more widely known as a CAREER Award, which supports early-stage faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Are lakes emitting more carbon dioxide in a warming world?
(Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) As the planet heats up, are lakes releasing more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere? With a prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant, researcher Kevin Rose will examine large-scale patterns in concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) and dissolved oxygen to answer the question. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 16, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

NSF grant to fund research into police networks, officer abuse
(Georgia State University) The National Science Foundation has awarded Georgia State University criminologist Marie Ouellet an Early Career Development Program grant to examine the social relationships among officers and how these relationships and officers' positions within these networks shape the adoption and spread of abuses. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Wearable sensor monitors health, administers drugs using saliva and tears
(Penn State) A new kind of wearable health device would deliver real-time medical data to those with eye or mouth diseases, according to Huanyu 'Larry' Cheng, Dorothy Quiggle Career Development Professor in the Penn State Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics (ESM). (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 1, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The Lustgarten Foundation and the AACR establish two new career development awards
(American Association for Cancer Research) The Lustgarten Foundation and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) have established two new career development awards for early-career female and underrepresented pancreatic cancer researchers, representing a generous commitment of the Lustgarten Foundation of up to $1.8 million. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 6, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Creative webpage redesign sparks interest among NIEHS fellows
The NIEHS Office of Fellows' Career Development redesigned its webpages to help trainees successfully transition to independent careers. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - January 6, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Update on Endocrine Academy 2021
After careful consideration, Endocrine Academy 2021, consisting of Clinical Update, Nurse Update and the Career Development Workshop has been cancelled for 2021. Although disappointing, we believe this decision is in the best interests of our community, as we consider the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Whilst we may not be able to meet in person, we are in the midst of planning a schedule of online training and career development opportunities for members to run throughout 2021, building on the various successful webinar series we have delivered this year, for scientists, clinicians and nurses....
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 15, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Stretchable micro-supercapacitors to self-power wearable devices
(Penn State) A stretchable system that can harvest energy from human breathing and motion for use in wearable health-monitoring devices may be possible, according to an international team of researchers, led by Huanyu " Larry " Cheng, Dorothy Quiggle Career Development Professor in Penn State's Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 8, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Career thoughts and parental relationships in adolescents with ADHD
(Wiley) A new study published in The Career Development Quarterly looked for potential links between negative or dysfunctional career thoughts and the quality of parental relationships in high school students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Reaching Remote Women Through Inclusive Technology
Reaching remote communities. Credit: UnSplash / Ashwini C. By Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Oct 26 2020 (IPS) The coronavirus pandemic has impacted the way people value working from home, career building, and their overall approach to utilising downtime. It has blurred out the lines between hobby, casual reading, and how time is spent away from work. Despite a myriad of negative impacts, it has opened doors to career reboots and gaining skills for people who otherwise would have been left out. COVID19 has made work from home the ‘new normal’, and around the globe, people are adapting to a life where a significant po...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Development & Aid Education Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Fuzia 2020 Source Type: news

Unions say HE employers ’ pay freeze proposal is unacceptable
UNISON and the other higher education unions are calling on universities to think again, after the employers proposed a pay freeze for staff. The New Joint Negotiating Committee for Higher Education Staff (New JNCHES) has made clear that this is not acceptable and said that it has not abandoned the call for a pay deal for this year. There will be an additional meeting on 5 November at which sector finances will be reviewed. By this date, there should be greater clarity about the number of students who have signed up, although some universities are concerned about retention rates and January intake rates etc. In relation to...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 7, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News higher education higher education pay Source Type: news

NSF supports project to demystify communication in plants
(Cornell University) The National Science Foundation recently awarded Margaret Frank, assistant professor of plant biology at Cornell University, a $1.3 million Faculty Early Career Development Program grant for her study of mRNA communication in plants. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 28, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Bioscientifica Trust launches COVID response fund of up to £5,000
In reaction to the global coronavirus pandemic theBioscientifica Trust is launching a new COVID-19 response fund to help address the disruptions caused by the virus. The new fund can be utilised flexibly and we welcome applications from any early career scientist or clinician, for whom a small grant could help ease the negative impact of COVID-19. For example, we would consider short-term salary support, travel, equipment, consumables costs, etc. Awards up to€5,000 /£5,000 are available. Find out more on the website.TheBioscientifica Trustis a relatively new charity which distributes sm...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 10, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Social media and radiology -- The good, the bad, and the ugly
(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) Radiologists examine social media and report #SoMe can be useful in education, research, mentoring and career development. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 2, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Concept Clearance » Mental Health Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs)
The goal of this initiative is to support the scientific work and research career development of exceptionally talented scientists who are in the early, formative stages of their careers and who plan to make a long-term career commitment to mental health research. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 29, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Researchers explore quantum computing to discover possible COVID-19 treatments
(Penn State) Quantum machine learning, an emerging field that combines machine learning and quantum physics, is the focus of research to discover possible treatments for COVID-19, according to Penn State researchers led by Swaroop Ghosh, the Joseph R. and Janice M. Monkowski Career Development Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering. The researchers believe that this method could be faster and more economical than the current methods used for drug discovery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

RIT faculty earns NSF CAREER award to study perception of color in augmented reality
(Rochester Institute of Technology) A Rochester Institute of Technology faculty member received a prestigious National Science Foundation award to research how the human visual system perceives a mix of augmented reality (AR) and real-world content. Michael Murdoch, an assistant professor of color science, received an NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award to fund his five-year project. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NIDCR's Spring 2020 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Spring 2020 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities NIH/HHS News Funding Notices Science Advances Subscribe to NICDR News Grantee News   NIDCR News CDC’s COVID-19 Guidance for Dental Settings  Dental health care personnel can find COVID-19-related information on the CDC’s Division of Oral Health website, which offers guidance and resources for clinics and health care facilities and recommen...
Source: NIDCR Science News - March 27, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

UD's Jason Gleghorn receives NSF career award
(University of Delaware) The University of Delaware's Jason Gleghorn, an assistant professor in biomedical engineering with a joint appointment in biological sciences, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Award to understand how the body's adaptive immune system activates. He said that he will use the five-year, $550,000 grant to develop a new class of microfluidic devices to culture an entire lymph node outside the body and study the cells' behavior in real time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 25, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

HE unions submit a ‘ timely and serious ’ pay claim for 2020/21
Higher education unions have submitted their joint pay claim for 2020/21, against a backdrop of five disputes over the past six years on pay and related matters in the sector. The new claim calls for a pay increase of the retail price index plus 5% on all 49 points of the national pay spine. The five unions state that: “Our claim is timely and serious and argues the case that all staff deserve a decent pay rise that both keeps up with the increasing cost of living as well as catching up with pay lost over the past 10 years. “Whether HE staff work in pre- or post-1992 universities, the contribution of all staff ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 24, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: matheoud Tags: Article News education services he higher education higher education pay universities Source Type: news

Covid-19 update from the Society for Endocrinology
We want to support our members and colleagues in the endocrine community as best we can through the current crisis. We understand that your attention is necessarily elsewhere right now as you support your colleagues, patients, students, institutions and families. We will continue to work as usual as far as possible, and have put the following measures in place to help support you:We have postponed Endocrine Academy due to take place next month, including Clinical Update, Endocrine Nurse Update and Career Development WorkshopSociety committee meetings until the end of May will take place by teleco...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 18, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

President Proposes Cuts at NSF
The President has proposed a 6.5 percent cut to the National Science Foundation (NSF) in fiscal year (FY) 2021. The science agency is slated to receive $7.7 billion, which is $537 million below the FY 2020 level enacted by Congress. According to the budget proposal, NSF will continue to invest in its Big Ideas and Convergence Accelerator, providing support for “bold inquiries into the frontiers of science and engineering” in order “to break down the silos of conventional scientific research funded by NSF to embrace the cross-disciplinary and dynamic nature of the science of the future.” Among th...
Source: Public Policy Reports - February 18, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

NSF CAREER award to measure air pollution with bicycle sensors
(Virginia Tech) Hankey, an assistant professor in the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) within the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, is the first faculty member from SPIA to receive a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Thanks to the $500,000 award, Hankey's five-year project will measure pollution using various sensors and engage the public by tracking their pollution intake using a smartphone app. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 14, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

A better way to rebuild cartilage
(Lehigh University) Lesley Chow, an assistant professor of bioengineering and materials science and engineering at Lehigh University received an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award. The award supports work she and her team are doing to develop a biomaterial that promotes regeneration of the osteochondral tissue interface. Specifically, refining their 3D-printed material to provide signals to cells that enables the formation of tissue organized in the same way as natural tissue. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Relationship of changes in physical fitness and anthropometric characteristics over one season, biological maturity status and injury risk in elite youth ski racers: a prospective study - Steidl-M üller L, Hildebrandt C, Muller E, Raschner C.
Alpine ski racing is a sport with a high risk of injuries. In order to contribute to the longitudinal career development of young athletes, prevention measures should be elaborated. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to investigate prospectively t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The state of medical education and practice in the UK: 2019
This report highlights changing approaches to work-life balance and career development that impact on UK health services'ability to plan for patient demand. Against a backdrop of rising workloads and the need to recruit and retain a sustainable medical workforce, the report finds doctors moving away from traditional career and training paths. Among notable trends is the rise in the number of doctors choosing to spend time working as a locum, practising medicine abroad, or even taking a year out, rather than going straight into speciality or GP training after the completion of their initial training. (Source: Current Awaren...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors ’ career choices a ‘new reality’ which health services cannot ignore
A report from the General Medical Council highlights changing approaches to work-life balance and career development, which impact on UK health services ’ ability to plan for patient demand. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 17, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Man on a mission
During his last three years as an undergraduate, Cody Aros spent a lot of time asking strangers deeply personal questions.As a volunteer intake coordinator at a free clinic in Menlo Park, California, Aros ’ duties included asking the people seeking care about their interest in HIV testing. For a lot of people, asking strangers about their sexual histories would be a nightmare. But not Aros. With every interaction, he tried to create a safe space, in which people could share their histories and conc erns without fearing judgment.“There is an element of vulnerability in medicine that I found myself really drawn t...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

The associations between stressful life events and depression among students in a university in Botswana - Hetolang LT, Amone-P ’Olak K.
Depression is common among university students and often impacts their career development and health. Stressful life events might be associated with depression but remain to be studied among young adults, especially in non-Western settings. Depression and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news