Ethiopia: Medical Interns Past Compromise
[Addis Fortune] Medical interns are up in arms with working conditions and have launched demonstrations across the country. The interns are complaining of unsafe working environments, unsustainable long hours, low pay and substandard medical facilities that compromise the health of their patients and themselves. As the issue gained national importance, a meeting with Prime Minister Abiy, who talked about progress in the sector, failed to address their concerns, and interns at Black Lion hospital and other hospitals are st (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

"Time to talk about it: physician depression and suicide" video/discussion session for interns, residents, and fellows - Nagy C, Schwabe D, Jones W, Brown A, Shupe M, Mancone A, Camillocci J.
INTRODUCTION: Physician wellness has garnered significant recent national attention within graduate medical education (GME). Unfortunately, the resources to proactively address burnout, depression, and suicide are lacking. The "Time to Talk About It: Physi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Interns Spend Most of Their Time in Indirect Patient Care
THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 -- Internal medicine residents spend most of their time participating in indirect patient care, according to research published online April 15 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Krisda H. Chaiyachati, M.D., M.S.P.H., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Security Forces Injure Arsi Univ. Medical Interns During Protest
[Addis Standard] Several interns and last year medical students in Arsi University, Assela city, 175 km south east of Addis Abeba, were injured this morning when security forces attempted to forcibly disperse them while demonstrating, a medical student at the university told Addis Standard. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Interns Spend Most Time With EMRs, Not Patients Interns Spend Most Time With EMRs, Not Patients
Interns spent most of the day on indirect patient care; most of this time was spent working with electronic medical records (EMRs) and multitasking, according to the iCOMPARE study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

UC Davis medical residents, fellows unionize with SEIU
Several hundred University of California Davis resident physicians, fellows and interns are unionizing under the Committee of Interns and Residents branch of the Service Employees International Union.   The new union branch said Monday that a majority of its members voted to organize under CIR-SEIU. “We have successfully unionized against a backdrop of ever rising student debt, increased cost of living throughout the Sacramento region, and a health care landscape that continues to evolve,” … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 25, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

UC Davis medical residents, fellows unionize with SEIU
Several hundred University of California Davis resident physicians, fellows and interns are unionizing under the Committee of Interns and Residents branch of the Service Employees International Union.   The new union branch said Monday that a majority of its members voted to organize under CIR-SEIU. “We have successfully unionized against a backdrop of ever rising student debt, increased cost of living throughout the Sacramento region, and a health care landscape that continues to evolve,” … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 25, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

The Benefits of Yesteryear
(MedPage Today) -- Today's 2-week rotations just aren't long enough for interns and residents (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - March 10, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NYIT Medical Students to Start Clerkships
Students at the New York Institute of Technology's College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University are starting "clerkships" — rotating internships at various medical facilities in Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri and Louisiana. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - March 4, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

In Afghanistan, Women Step Up to Fill Need for Frontline Health Workers
By Mare Elston, Technical services manager, USAID Promote: Women in the Economy programFebruary 22, 2019Female clients often want care from female health workers, but they're in short supply.Communities across Afghanistan —especially the dispersed populations in rural areas—have long endured a lack of basic health services due to low numbers of trained health workers and chronic security issues. But this situation is improving.Today, a program to bolster women ’s inclusion in Afghanistan’s mainstream economy is also serving to fill high-priority needs in maternal and infant care, vaccination, skil...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Community Engagement Human Resources Management Gender Equality Health Workforce Systems Afghanistan Source Type: news

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 11, 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 16, 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 4, 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 4, 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 4, 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 4, 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