HIV and AIDS: Overview Video HIV and AIDS: Overview Video
Review key aspects of HIV and AIDS —including transmission, disease progression, and prevention and treatment—with this quick overview video.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Moderna: Interim Data Show 94.5% Efficacy for Its COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna: Interim Data Show 94.5% Efficacy for Its COVID-19 Vaccine
In a highly anticipated announcement, Moderna releases interim efficacy and safety data from the phase 3 COVE study of its COVID-19 vaccine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

Paralympian Overcomes Spine-Breaking Fall to Pursue Medicine Paralympian Overcomes Spine-Breaking Fall to Pursue Medicine
Despite shattering multiple bones and vertebrae, Michelle Konkoly never gave up on her dreams. Her inspiring journey to become a physician included relearning how to walk and meeting President Obama.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Biden Victory: What It Means for COVID, Healthcare Biden Victory: What It Means for COVID, Healthcare
Biden's ability to work with Congress -- or not -- may determine whether he is able to implement some of the key components of his coronavirus action plan.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

SBRT Doubles Pain Response Over Usual RT in Spinal Metastases SBRT Doubles Pain Response Over Usual RT in Spinal Metastases
Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) given in only two fractions doubles the complete pain response compared with conventional palliative radiotherapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Prepping for COVID-Flu Triage as Flu Season Begins Prepping for COVID-Flu Triage as Flu Season Begins
With COVID-19 testing access still widely disparate, triage is more important for patients with symptoms that could be flu or the novel coronavirus.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Trio Awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine for Discovering Hep C Virus Trio Awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine for Discovering Hep C Virus
The achievement by two Americans and a British-born scientist rapidly led to medications, blood tests, a cure, and'hopes of eradicating hepatitis C virus from the world population. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

A 12-Year-Old Boy With Repetitive Motions A 12-Year-Old Boy With Repetitive Motions
A 12-year-old boy presents with repetitive motions such as blinking or tilting his head. What finding is commonly associated with his condition?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Have I Been Doing This Exam Wrong All This Time? Have I Been Doing This Exam Wrong All This Time?
The Curbsiders share their favorite tips from a jam-packed podcast on hypothyroidism.The Curbsiders (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Dying Young: The HCWs in Their 20s Killed by COVID-19 Dying Young: The HCWs in Their 20s Killed by COVID-19
' Lives lost among any young people related to COVID really should be considered something that's unacceptable to us as a society. 'Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Health Disparities Training Falls Short for IM Residents Health Disparities Training Falls Short for IM Residents
Less than half of internal medicine residency program directors report formal curricula on the topic of health disparities.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

ACP, Others Call on Schools to Waive the MCAT for 2021 Cycle ACP, Others Call on Schools to Waive the MCAT for 2021 Cycle
The Association of American Medical Colleges, however, says keeping the test is the only fair solution and that MCAT-optional and online solutions would introduce a different kind of inequity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Almost 20 Anesthesiology Residents Catch COVID After Attending Party Almost 20 Anesthesiology Residents Catch COVID After Attending Party
It is not clear if they worked while infected, as the hospital system will not give details. One ethicist says the residents should be disciplined for their actions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Flu, Pneumonia Vaccination Tied to Lower Dementia Risk Flu, Pneumonia Vaccination Tied to Lower Dementia Risk
Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination may lower risk for the development of Alzheimer's disease in older adults, two large observational studies suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Psychiatry Trainees Drive COVID-19 Palliative Care in New York Psychiatry Trainees Drive COVID-19 Palliative Care in New York
In New York this past spring, one hospital system met the growing demand for palliative care for COVID-19 patients in acute care and emergency settings by training and redeploying psychiatry trainees.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Ventilators Going to Countries That Don't Need or Can't Use Them Ventilators Going to Countries That Don't Need or Can't Use Them
Without carefully assessing each country's health care expertise and making sure hospitals can keep the machines running, the donations may be wasted or risk patients'lives.ProPublica (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Medicine Must Dismantle Racism With Academic Rigor Medicine Must Dismantle Racism With Academic Rigor
Pediatrician Patricia Poitevien says she experienced race and gender discrimination in both her training and later career. Now she is careful to ensure her advisees know that possibilities abound.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

As a Black Psychiatrist, She Is'Exhausted' and'Furious'As a Black Psychiatrist, She Is'Exhausted' and'Furious '
When Nzinga Harrison talks about her experiences as a Black woman in medicine to White people, they're shocked. Black people, she says, tell her'that sounds about right. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

How Does the New Immigration Order Affect the Medical Community? How Does the New Immigration Order Affect the Medical Community?
The Association of American Medical Colleges criticizes the restrictions on new visas for other IMGs who want to come to the United States to train and work in healthcare or to do medical research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - June 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

New Guidance to Optimize Antipsychotic Treatment New Guidance to Optimize Antipsychotic Treatment
Therapeutic blood monitoring of antipsychotics can tell you if your patient is receiving a therapeutic dose and flag possible nonadherence.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

A COVID Commencement Speech: What New Docs Have Lost, Gained A COVID Commencement Speech: What New Docs Have Lost, Gained
Restrictions due to the pandemic resulted in the cancellation of traditional medical school commencements. One speaker reflects on what new doctors gain from losing these important celebrations.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

COVID-19 and Healthcare Rationing: A Disabled Doc's View COVID-19 and Healthcare Rationing: A Disabled Doc's View
A disabled emergency medicine physician offers himself as an example of the tough choices COVID-19 may force doctors to make when it comes to healthcare rationing.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Med Students Aren't Prepared for Virtual Clinical Exams Med Students Aren't Prepared for Virtual Clinical Exams
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, assessments like the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) are being administered virtually. For some students, this is their first exposure to telemedicine.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

' Crucible of Crisis': Cardiology Fellows Adapt During COVID-19'Crucible of Crisis': Cardiology Fellows Adapt During COVID-19
Cardiology fellows-in-training report on their experiences and challenges associated with launching careers during a pandemic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

' Like Russian Roulette': Why HCPs Are So Scared of COVID-19'Like Russian Roulette': Why HCPs Are So Scared of COVID-19
Healthcare workers have a different experience with COVID-19--and they're scared, says Dr F. Perry Wilson. It's not the death rate that they find so frightening, but the death variance. He explains.Medscape (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

Tokyo Hospital Trainees Test Positive for Coronavirus After Party Tokyo Hospital Trainees Test Positive for Coronavirus After Party
One of Japan's most prestigious hospitals apologized for an"unforgivable blunder" after 40 trainee doctors attended a drinking party and 18 subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

' Thinnest Threads of Evidence' for COVID-19 Treatments'Thinnest Threads of Evidence' for COVID-19 Treatments
Potential treatments for COVID-19 may be emerging, but the landscape remains'bleak,'says Dr Paul Auwaerter.Medscape Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - March 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

Bad Behavior by Medical Trainees Target of New Proposal Bad Behavior by Medical Trainees Target of New Proposal
A"just culture" framework that borrows from the system for evaluating medical errors would help trainees and institutions learn from lapses in professionalism, experts said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

FDA OKs First Once-Daily IV COX-2 Preferential NSAID for Pain FDA OKs First Once-Daily IV COX-2 Preferential NSAID for Pain
The FDA approved meloxicam injection (Anjeso, Baudax Bio) for the treatment of moderate to severe pain, either by itself or with other NSAID analgesics.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

New Admission Test Flawed, Won't Produce Better Doctors New Admission Test Flawed, Won't Produce Better Doctors
Situational judgment tests are praised for their ability to increase diversity and assess certain traits in medical school applicants, but they may be doing more harm than good.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Are Diabetes Apps Worth It? Debate Highlights Hopes, Concerns Are Diabetes Apps Worth It? Debate Highlights Hopes, Concerns
Certain apps can provide a high-quality data record and give patients access to a social support network, but they also have privacy issues, inappropriate disclaimers, and lack good evidence of efficacy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Bill Seeks Specific Consent for Pelvic Exams Under Anesthesia Bill Seeks Specific Consent for Pelvic Exams Under Anesthesia
In 40 states, medical students, as part of their training, can do pelvic exams on unconscious patients without specific consent. The Wisconsin Hospital Association opposes the bill.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

FDA OKs First Tazarotene Lotion (Arazlo) for Acne Vulgaris FDA OKs First Tazarotene Lotion (Arazlo) for Acne Vulgaris
Arazlo is the first tazarotene acne treatment available in lotion form, and has been shown to provide strong efficacy with favorable tolerability, the company said.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - December 19, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

U of Arizona Offers Free Med School Tuition for Primary Care U of Arizona Offers Free Med School Tuition for Primary Care
Students must be Arizona residents and agree to practice primary care in an underserved community in Arizona for at least 2 years after completing their residency.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - December 6, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

FDA OKs First System for In-Office Tympanostomy Tube Placement FDA OKs First System for In-Office Tympanostomy Tube Placement
The Tubes Under Local Anesthesia (Tula, Tusker Medical) system uses a small electrical current to deliver a local anesthetic into the ear drum prior to tube insertion in the outpatient setting.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 26, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Pediatrics News Alert Source Type: news

EU Panel Gives Thumbs-Up on First Ebola Vaccine EU Panel Gives Thumbs-Up on First Ebola Vaccine
The V920 Ebola Zaire vaccine (Ervebo, Merck) protects against Ebola virus disease caused by Zaire Ebola virus in at-risk adults aged 18 years or older.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

EU Panel Backs Drugs for Hypoglycemia, Osteoporosis EU Panel Backs Drugs for Hypoglycemia, Osteoporosis
After an initial no, CHMP backs romosozumab for severe osteoporosis with high fracture risk; Baqsimi is the first nasally administered treatment for severe hypoglycemia.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Sun-Wise Campaigns May Have Reduced Skin Cancer Rates Sun-Wise Campaigns May Have Reduced Skin Cancer Rates
A skin cancer protection program in Australia led to marked changes in sun-related behaviors that correspond to a reduction in the incidence of melanoma over the same period, suggest survey results.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Residency 2050: What Is the Future of Medical Training? Residency 2050: What Is the Future of Medical Training?
Recent winners of American Medical Association grants to transform residency weigh in on what they think medical training will look like halfway through this century.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 7, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

FDA Launches Criminal Probe as Vaping-Related Illnesses Top 500 FDA Launches Criminal Probe as Vaping-Related Illnesses Top 500
There are now 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarettes and vaping products in the United States, as federal and state authorities continue searching for the cause. The FDA has launched a criminal investigation.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - September 19, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Is Free Medical Tuition Actually Working? Is Free Medical Tuition Actually Working?
By offering full tuition, medical schools hope to relieve financial anxiety and reshape the physician workforce. Although it's early, some impacts of this change are already being seen.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - September 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Racism in Med School May Keep Doctors From Areas of Need Racism in Med School May Keep Doctors From Areas of Need
Factors such as students having a perception that their school was committed to diversity may encourage more to practice in high-need areas, a study finds.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 7, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Pertussis (Whooping Cough): Overview Video Pertussis (Whooping Cough): Overview Video
This video provides an illustrated overview of pertussis, which is also called whooping cough. It covers the causes, symptoms, and proper approach for diagnosis and treatment.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

EMA Panel Recommends Ibalizumab for Multidrug-Resistant HIV-1 EMA Panel Recommends Ibalizumab for Multidrug-Resistant HIV-1
A European Medicines Agency advisory panel recommended marketing authorization for ibalizumab (Trogarzo, Theratechnologies International) for the treatment of patients with multidrug-resistant HIV-1 infection.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: HIV/AIDS News Alert Source Type: news

No Drop in Patient Outcomes With Reduced Resident Hours No Drop in Patient Outcomes With Reduced Resident Hours
With the new data showing similar patient outcomes, one expert stressed that the discussion now needs to shift from the total number of hours in the hospital to how those hours are spent.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

FDA OKs First Treatment for Chronic Rhinosinusitis With Polyps FDA OKs First Treatment for Chronic Rhinosinusitis With Polyps
Dupilumab is the first treatment approved for inadequately controlled chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - June 26, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Alert Source Type: news

Little Pay for a Job We Love: Will Endocrinology Survive? Little Pay for a Job We Love: Will Endocrinology Survive?
Once again, endocrinology ranks among the lowest-paid specialties in medicine. Dr Dace Trence explores possible reasons for this pay gap, and ponders the future of endocrinology.Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - June 5, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Pro Tips for Osmosis Pro Tips for Osmosis
In this video interview, Rishi Desai, MD, chief medical officer of Osmosis, discusses strategies for how students can best use this study tool.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 31, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

FDA Clears First Zika Blood Test for Routine Use FDA Clears First Zika Blood Test for Routine Use
The ZIKV Detect 2.0 IgM Capture ELISA had previously been authorized only for emergency use under the FDA's emergency use authorization authority.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 23, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

FDA OKs Teduglutide for Children With Short Bowel Syndrome FDA OKs Teduglutide for Children With Short Bowel Syndrome
Teduglutide is the only glucagon-like peptide-2 analog approved that improves intestinal absorption in patients with short bowel syndrome who are dependent on parenteral support.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Gastroenterology News Alert Source Type: news