South Africa: Gauteng Intern Doctors to Be Paid By Monday
[News24Wire] The Gauteng Department of Health says it will pay medical interns on Monday - the last batch to be paid after the department failed to pay interns on time. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New life science internship program launches to help boost diversity
In the inaugural year of Project Onramp, 50 low-income students will be placed in paid science, engineering, communication, marketing and other internships with local biotech and medical device companies, according to the announcement made Tuesday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Petter Brattstr öm
Cochrane is made up of13,000 members and over50,000 supporters who come from more than130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.Many of our contributors are young people working with Cochrane as researchers, citizen scientists, medical stud...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 29, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Depressive Symptoms Higher During Internal Medicine Internship
TUESDAY, Jan. 29, 2019 -- For internal medicine interns, depressive symptoms increase during internship, with poor faculty feedback and inpatient learning experience associated with increased depressive symptoms, according to a study recently... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Alcohol consumption and suicide risk in medical internship: a Peruvian multicentric study - Carrasco-Farfan CA, Alvarez-Cutipa D, Vilchez-Cornejo J, Lizana-Medrano M, Durand-Anahua PA, Rengifo-Sanchez JA, Rebatta-Acu ña A, Cubas WS, Arroyo-Hernandez H, Toro-Huamanchumo CJ.
This study aimed to evaluate the association between risk for alcohol abuse and suicide risk in medical interns of Peruvian hospitals. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

5 good reads: Examining two new health care CEOs
Health care is one of Kansas City ’s largest business sectors, and also one of its most dynamic. Interviews with two new CEOs — Dennis Ridenour of BioNexus KC and Stan Holm of Olathe Health System — lead off this week’s list of suggested reads. The stories also spotlight Lily Lieberman, who joined us a couple of months back to cover health care along with the area’s largest tech companies. Lily, a Kansas City girl who returned after college and a couple of high-powered internships, has… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 27, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

5 good reads: Examining two new health care CEOs
Health care is one of Kansas City ’s largest business sectors, and also one of its most dynamic. Interviews with two new CEOs — Dennis Ridenour of BioNexus KC and Stan Holm of Olathe Health System — lead off this week’s list of suggested reads. The stories also spotlight Lily Lieberman, who joined us a couple of months back to cover health care along with the area’s largest tech companies. Lily, a Kansas City girl who returned after college and a couple of high-powered internships, has… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 27, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

South Africa: Medical Interns Set to Speed Up Service Delivery
[SAnews.gov.za] A total of 109 medical interns have joined various health facilities in the North West province for practical training. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Chance of depression in new doctors depends on where they train
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) Nearly 20,000 future doctors will graduate from US medical school this spring, and embark on the residency training. But a new study suggests that their mental health in the crucial first year of training -- called internship -- may depend a lot on the nature of the program they enter. The year-long study of 1,276 medical interns in 54 programs finds they were more likely to suffer from depression at certain programs compared with others. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Don't Call Me Chief: The Need to Redefine Respect in Nigeria's Medical Community
[Nigeria Health Watch] Recently, while surfing Twitter, I saw a tweet about reforms needed within the Nigerian medical community. These included respecting medical interns (house officers), adopting more casual dressing by medical doctors and a call on consultants to stop the abuse of residents, house officers and medical students. The tweet brought back for me painful memories of how junior doctors and medical students are routinely bullied by senior doctors in Nigeria's medical community.I could not resist responding to (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Emma Persad
Cochrane is made up of13,000 members and over50,000 supporters come from more than130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.Many of our contributors are young people working with Cochrane as researchers, citizen scientists, medical students...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 24, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

UCLA program trains underrepresented college students for public health careers
UCLAThe first cohort in the UCLA Public Health Scholars Training Program. Elaine Owusu will never forget  the summer between her junior and senior years at Marquette University in Milwaukee. Owusu spent eight weeks in residence on the UCLA campus, where she and more than three dozen peers received an intensive introduction to the field of public health as part of the first cohort of the UCLA Public Health Scholars Training Program. The program combined education and hands-on training — in Owusu’s case, an internship assisting the director of quality improvement at St. John’s Well Child...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

White House Unveils Strategy for STEM Education
The White House has released a five-year strategic plan for STEM education, which defines the federal government’s role in advancing STEM education through collaborations with state and local stakeholders, the education community, and industry. The plan identifies several goals, including building foundations for a STEM-literate citizenry, training a STEM workforce for the future, increasing diversity and inclusion, engaging students in interdisciplinary activities, and building computational literacy. In response, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced that it will be partnering with other federal ag...
Source: Public Policy Reports - December 10, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Liberia: NPHIL Director General Promises HC Graduates Internship
[Observer] The Director General of the National Public Health Institute (NPHIL) of Liberia (NPHIL) Tolbert Nyehsuah has promised graduating students, who are pursuing degrees in occupational safety and disaster management at Harbel College, internships at the NPHIL. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 27, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Do student internships build capability? - What OHS graduates really think - Madigan C, Johnstone K, Cook M, Brandon J.
Work experience and internships provide students with a vehicle for transferring the advanced knowledge and skills acquired through their academic education into a work setting. At the University of Queensland, Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Sc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Letting the Learners Learn
(MedPage Today) -- Let's allow interns and residents to figure out the right questions to ask (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - November 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Bristol students celebrate their Chinese internships
The Bristol Interns in China programme (BIC) has welcomed the return of the first cohort of students. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 23, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: International, Student life; Press Release Source Type: news

Bullying experiences of dental interns working at four dental institutions of a developing country: a cross-sectional study - Ullah R, Faraz Siddiqui M, Zafar MS, Iqbal K.
BACKGROUND: Bullying is an aggressive and violent behavior marked by repetitive harassment of a weaker victim, which may also occur in the workplace including healthcare settings. Although extensively studied in the west, bullying of workers in the healthc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

"This is a Christian institution and we will tolerate no Jews here": the Brooklyn medical interns hazings - Halperin EC.
Anti-Semitic quotas to restrict access to medical school, graduate medical education and hospital privileges were common in the United States from the 1920s to the 1960s. In Brooklyn, New York, medical education prejudice resulted in violence. In 1916 a Je... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Mindfulness Training Acceptable Among Surgical Interns
Mindfulness - based stress reduction integrated into personal, professional settings over 12 months (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 31, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Mindfulness Training Acceptable Among Surgical Interns
FRIDAY, Aug. 31, 2018 -- Formal mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) appears to be both feasible and acceptable to surgical interns, according to a pilot study published online Aug. 29 in JAMA Surgery. Carter C. Lebares, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Building the 'Simbulance': An Ambulance Simulator
Conclusion We created a low-resource, ongoing benefit with our Simbulance. The open house was successful for the program in terms of publicity, which led to securing funding from Vassar College to purchase a new stretcher. The publicity also led the EMT program CIC at Marist College to express a desire to come use the Simbulance, since they have the same limitations within their program. One of our important goals as educators should be to provide our students with the best tools before they go out into a possibly dangerous and hostile environment. The best way to accomplish this is to expose them to as many levels of Bloo...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - August 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Kelly Kohler, MS, CHSE, NCEE, EMT-P Tags: Training Exclusive Articles Source Type: news

Morning Break: 1-Year Vaginal Ring; Fleecing Interns; DRC's Ebola Battle
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

It's July at a Teaching Hospital. You Know What That Means
(MedPage Today) -- Freshly minted interns need to learn more than how to put in chest tubes and IV lines (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - July 27, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

MassDevice co-founder Johnson to lead MassMEDIC
MassDevice co-founder Brian Johnson is set to depart from the publication he founded nearly 10 years ago and take over as president of the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council. Johnson will succeed Tom Sommer as president of the regional medical technology association. Sommer has served as MassMEDIC’s president since the group was founded in 1996. The association is the largest regional medtech organization, representing more than 300 members. Since Johnson launched MassDevice.com in 2009 with executive editor Brad Perriello, the site has evolved into the leading online journal of the medtech ...
Source: Mass Device - July 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Business/Financial News MassMEDIC Source Type: news

New Report: Patients & July Interns Equally Frightened by One Another
(MedPage Today) -- Both want a'knowledgeable supervising doctor'(Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Introducing -- the New Interns!
(MedPage Today) -- Seeing them is inspiring, but scheduling them well is a challenge (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 22, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Announcing New Funding Opportunities
The NN/LM PNR is pleased to request proposals for a new round of funding opportunities! NNLM PNR member organizations in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington are eligible to apply. If your organization is not currently a member, it’s easy to join! Proposals submitted by August 15, 2018 will receive fullest consideration. If you plan to submit a proposal, we need a brief statement of intent no later than July 25. Please submit your statement of intent to apply to nnlm@uw.edu. Here are brief descriptions and links to detailed information about current funding opportunities: Community Health Outreach Awar...
Source: Dragonfly - June 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Cathy Burroughs Tags: Funding News From NNLM PNR Source Type: news

Let's Make the World of Healthcare a Better Place
(MedPage Today) -- Our new interns should inspire us to improve, says Fred N. Pelzman, MD (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Learning from the Past to Make the Future of EMS Even Better
Seeing the future’s potential as we learn from the past I recently had the honor of addressing the first graduating class from the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department’s (SDFD) paramedic program, for which I serve on the academic advisory committee. The ceremony was held on the top deck of the historic USS Midway aircraft carrier, which is now docked in San Diego bay as a floating museum. It was a fitting location for the historic paramedic graduation, and it made me think about all the reasons why the 16 graduates are now pioneers in the next generation of EMS. The astronauts who flew on the init...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - June 2, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT P Tags: Columns Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Uganda:Medical Interns Strike Again Over Allowance Arrears
[Monitor] Kampala -Medical interns across the country have vowed not to return to work until government clears their allowance arrears for the months of March and April. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Interns' Schedule Takes Toll on Sleep, Physical Activity, Mood
FRIDAY, April 6, 2018 -- New interns'intense and changing schedules take a toll on sleep, activity, and mood, according to a study published online March 14 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. David A. Kalmbach, Ph.D., from University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The John D. Solomon Fellowship: Growing the Emergency Management Field
April 3, 2018 – The emergency management field draws individuals from an array of professional and educational backgrounds. Vital aspects include the ability to communicate effectively, coordinate transportation of needed resources and create plans to implement during emergencies. No two emergency managers are alike. Your emergency management agency requires professionals with different skill sets and experiences to fulfill its mission. Fellowships and internships offer a unique and beneficial experience by providing potential emergency management professionals with hands-on training in the field. Participants, some ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - April 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

The John D. Solomon Fellowship: Growing the Emergency Management Field
April 3, 2018 – The emergency management field draws individuals from an array of professional and educational backgrounds. Vital aspects include the ability to communicate effectively, coordinate transportation of needed resources and create plans to implement during emergencies. No two emergency managers are alike. Your emergency management agency requires professionals with different skill sets and experiences to fulfill its mission. Fellowships and internships offer a unique and beneficial experience by providing potential emergency management professionals with hands-on training in the field. Participants, some ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

The John D. Solomon Fellowship: Growing the Emergency Management Field
April 3, 2018 – The emergency management field draws individuals from an array of professional and educational backgrounds. Vital aspects include the ability to communicate effectively, coordinate transportation of needed resources and create plans to implement during emergencies. No two emergency managers are alike. Your emergency management agency requires professionals with different skill sets and experiences to fulfill its mission. Fellowships and internships offer a unique and beneficial experience by providing potential emergency management professionals with hands-on training in the field. Participants, some ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - April 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

The John D. Solomon Fellowship: Growing the Emergency Management Field
April 3, 2018 – The emergency management field draws individuals from an array of professional and educational backgrounds. Vital aspects include the ability to communicate effectively, coordinate transportation of needed resources and create plans to implement during emergencies. No two emergency managers are alike. Your emergency management agency requires professionals with different skill sets and experiences to fulfill its mission. Fellowships and internships offer a unique and beneficial experience by providing potential emergency management professionals with hands-on training in the field. Participants, some ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

CBO Summer Internships
CBO summer internships provide an excellent opportunity for graduate students in economics, public policy, health policy, or finance to participate in CBO's analysis and to observe budget and economic policymaking at close hand. These paid internships are located in Washington, D.C. and normally last 10 weeks. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Medical Strike Deepens in El Gezira
[Radio Dabanga] El Gezira -Yesterday 700 interns refused to return to the hospitals of Sudan's El Gezira state in solidarity with the medical specialists and specialists' assistants who joined the strike last week. The state has seen strikes by medical staff over payment delays since January. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda:Medical Interns On Strike Again Over Delayed Allowances
[Monitor] Kampala -More than 900 medical interns in public hospitals across the country have again gone on strike over delayed allowances and chronic lack of medical supplies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Member Highlights: Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County, Rochester, NY
NNLM MAR is pleased to share successes of health outreach projects and activities in our region. Learn what your amazing colleagues are doing to increase access to quality health information for the communities they serve. Library Resource Outreach Center / Health Central Health Central office space Homelessness is a public health issue according to the CDC. Central is the daytime shelter for Rochester’s homeless. In response, Central created the Library Resource Outreach Center (LROC) and Health Central (HC); no eligibility standards, no appointments necessary. LROC is a collaboration between the library and huma...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - February 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Member Highlights Source Type: news

Namibia:Foreign-Trained Medical Graduates Attend Refresher Course
[New Era] Windhoek -Sixty-seven medical graduates and interns who were trained abroad on Saturday participated in a refresher course designed to introduce them to medical conditions common in Namibia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Virtual Internship Program Brings Students Across the Country to IHS
Blog post from the Indian Health Service (IHS) about their Virtual Student Federal Service, a virtual internship. Interns spend 10 hours a week working on their projects to enhance IHS' ability to deliver quality care. Some of these projects include producing bilingual Navajo and English videos for Rural Health Clinics, creating a sexual assault locator map for IHS, and creating social media strategies and campaigns for health promotion. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - December 20, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

A High Value Care Curriculum for Interns A High Value Care Curriculum for Interns
The implementation of a high value care curriculum targeted at intern physicians can help promote value-based care.Postgraduate Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Journal Article Source Type: news

Geisel Graduate Students Selected for Entrepreneurs ’ Fellowship Program
Two outstanding graduate student researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine, Heidi Chapman and Riley Hampsch, are gaining knowledge and skills in the biotechnology sector as recipients of 2017 Dartmouth SYNERGY/Celdara Medical High-Potential Entrepreneurs’ Fellowships. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - December 6, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Insider News Features grad students internships PEMM research Source Type: news

Health Career Connection Internships
Comprehensive paid summer internship program for undergraduate students and recent college graduates in health care and public health. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - December 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Uganda:Comment - Understanding the Doctors' Strike
[Independent (Kampala)] Ugandan doctors opted to strike over poor remunerations, which they say compromise their work ethic. The doctors' plight is understandable. Doctors in public facilities earn, on average, about US$300 per month. This level of abuse is unheard of anywhere in the world. In Kenya, the recent doctors' industrial action ended with a decent settlement where interns earn US$ 1,900 and the highest consultants earn about US$5600 a month. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 28, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan:Dispute Between West Darfur Hospital and Striking Interns
[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -Interns at hospitals in West Darfur started an open-ended strike on Wednesday against the monthly incentive of SDG1,000 ($149) instead of double. The interns risk being dismissed as the hospital claims the amount is appropriate. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Higher Rates of Depression in Female Interns Explained Higher Rates of Depression in Female Interns Explained
Work-family conflicts appear to largely explain higher rates of depression in female medical interns in comparison with their male counterparts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Duty hour compliance: a survey of U.S. Military medical interns and residents - Blitz JB, Rogers AE, Polmear MM, Owings AJ.
OBJECTIVE: In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) modified its duty hour standards for interns and residents. This was done, in part, because of a belief that increased compliance with these standards was needed to positi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Women NHS leaders offered industry internships to help 'create level playing field'
Women leaders in the NHS are being offered customised internships outside the health service to boost their skills and launch them into executive director roles. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 10, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news