ABR mulls over change to residency leave policy
The American Board of Radiology (ABR) said it's considering an increase in th...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ABR names new secretary-treasurer ABR Core Exams to be held over 3 days in 2021 ABR sticks to plan for 2021 virtual exams Radiology trainees decry moving Core Exam to 2021 ABR postpones most exams until 2021 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Health Agency Seeking More Applicants for Recovery Residence Registry for People with Substance Use Disorders
Today the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced an important tool to assist linking those in recovery with housing options. The Recovery Residence Registry will serve as the DHS referral source for those seeking recovery housing options and facilities must be listed on the registry to receive funding from state agencies. The registry and application for facilities is available on the DHS website. DHS is encouraging facilities that provide residency for people in recovery to...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 13, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Nigeria: Doctors Threaten to Resume Strike If Demands Are Not Met
[This Day] The members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have asked the federal government to honour its agreement with the union. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

DHS Reaffirms that Every Wisconsinite Can Get COVID-19 Vaccine
With everyone ages 16 and older now eligible for theCOVID-19 vaccine, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) encourages everyone to schedule an appointment. Anyone that lives, works, or studies in Wisconsin can get vaccinated for free —even if you cannot provide proof of residency, do not have a valid state identification card, or do not have insurance. “This pandemic has proven that our health is connected with the health of everyone in our...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - April 12, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors Suspend Strike for Four Weeks
[Premium Times] The doctors commenced an indefinite strike on April 1 after a meeting with a government delegation on March 31 ended in a deadlock. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: FG Offers Doctors New Deal to End Strike
[This Day] Abuja -- Federal government has presented resident doctors with new commitment with a view to getting them to call off their ongoing strike. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Acquiring sepsis competencies through simulation-based learning bundle during intermediate care unit internship, Medicine
The objective of this study was to analyze whether a simulation-based learning bundle is useful for residents while acquiring competencies in the management of sepsis during their internship in an ImCU.A prospective study, set in a tertiary-care academic medical center was performed enrolling residents who performed their internship in an ImCU from 2014 to 2017. The pillars of the simulation-based learning bundle were sepsis scenario in the simulation center, instructional material, and sepsis lecture, and management of septic patients admitted in the ImCU. Each resident was evaluated in the beginning and at the end of the...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 Questions with Dr. Makasa
By Patricia  Egessa , Senior Communications ManagerApril 09, 2021Dr. Mpundu Makasa is a clinician and public health practitioner who works in the primary health care setting. She has a Master of Public Health and a PhD in Epidemiology. Dr. Makasa is currently enrolled in the University of Zambia’s (UNZA) Family Medicine Residency Program that is supported by Seed Global Health. Later this year, Dr. Makasa will be the first graduate of the program. She will become a faculty member after graduation, reinvesting her newfound skills and experience to teach for the program. Seed Global Health talked to he...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: COVID-19 World Health Worker Week Gender Equality Health Workforce & Systems Primary Health Care Health Workers Source Type: news

Nigeria: Strike - Govt, Doctors Refuse to Shift Grounds
[Daily Trust] The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, yesterday urged the striking resident doctors to return to work. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Senate Wants Resident Doctors to Call Off Strike
[Premium Times] Resident doctors in Nigeria recently embarked on strike on April 1 over non-payment of allowances and lack of facilities at the state-run hospitals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Strike Continues As Resident Doctors Insist Demands Not Met
[Leadership] The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has said that the ongoing strike action by its members will continue as most of their demands were not yet met. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Now rescinded, Trump-era ‘public charge’ policy may still harm immigrants’ health
The Trump administration ’s expansion of the “public charge” rule — a move that sought to disqualify immigrants who used social programs like Medicaid from obtaining legal residency in the U.S. — led to widespread disenrollment from these programs and left scores of children in California without access to health care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  What ’s more, say the authors of anew report from theUCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative, the fear and confusion that the now-rescinded Trump-era policy sowed in the state will likely have a chilling long-term effect,...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Nigeria: Doctors' Strike, a Shame On Government
[Daily Trust] The strike action embarked upon by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) on April 1, 2021 shows the trust deficit of the Buhari administration. It also points to government's empty promises and hypocrisy, as President Muhammadu Buhari embarked on medical tourism to the United Kingdom for 'medical checkup' while the resident doctors' industrial action was just about to commence. Taking fresh promises by government to address their demands with a pinch of salt, NARD directed its members, put at (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Labour Minister's Statement Capable of Bringing Down Health System - NMA
[Vanguard] The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, weekend described as hate speech a statement credited to the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige, that in the United States of America and other developed countries, resident doctors pay for their residency training. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: UCH Lost 17 Resident Doctors to Covid-19, Joins Nationwide Strike - President
[Premium Times] The official explained that the families of the deceased doctors were yet to benefit from the Death-in-Service Insurance Scheme. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Hospitals Turn Back Patients As Resident Doctors Begin Strike
[Leadership] Patients who trooped to public hospitals to keep their appointments were turned back yesterday by the management because there were no doctors to attend to them. The medical doctors had complied with the strike declared by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Again, Govt, Resident Doctors Meet Today
[This Day] Abuja -- The federal government and the leadership of the Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have resolved to meet again today - Thursday, to conclude agreement on the terms of implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at addressing the demands of the doctors. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: To Avert Strike, Govt Meets Doctors Today
[This Day] In a last-minute effort to avert the industrial action planned by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), the federal government has invited the leaders of the union to a meeting to resolve their grievances. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pediatrician provides a voice for youth traumatized by family separation
Growing up in Brentwood,Dr. Elizabeth Barnert was raised to be acutely aware of two versions of Los Angeles — one of privilege and one of social injustice.Her psychiatrist father instilled in his daughter a love of science and big-picture thinking. Her mother, who fled Castro ’s Cuba alone at 15, worked as a social worker counseling troubled high-school students, many of them first-generation Americans who butted heads with their immigrant parents over issues like cultural identity and gangs.“My father took me to the library every Saturday and taught me the importance of life-long learning,” said Ba...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors to Begin Strike Thursday
[Premium Times] The doctors are demanding, amongst other things, payment of all salaries arrears. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Match Day 2021: Interest in Ob/Gyn Outpaced Growth Match Day 2021: Interest in Ob/Gyn Outpaced Growth
In a record year for the Match, ob/gyn residencies filled 99.8% of their available positions in 2021.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Match Day 2021: Psychiatry Continues Strong Growth Match Day 2021: Psychiatry Continues Strong Growth
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, psychiatry residencies offered and filled more positions than ever before.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

PGY 1 Position Available July 1, 2021
PGY-1 POSITION AVAILABLE JULY 1, 2021 The One Brooklyn Health System/Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Training Program in New York City has an opening for an entry level orthopaedic surgery resident beginning July 1, 2021.   (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - March 24, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Job Opportunities News Source Type: news

Resident wellness program lowers burnout risks for urology trainees
(Wolters Kluwer Health) With heavy workloads and high professional and personal demands, medical residents in training - and those in urology residency programs - face a high risk of burnout. At one urology department, a wellness program designed by and for residents produced meaningful reductions in burnout risks, reports a study in Urology Practice ® , an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Geisel Celebrates Match Day 2021
On Match Day on March 19th, Geisel medical students of the Class of 2021 learned where they’ll spend their residency. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: Education News Match Day Source Type: news

Upstate ’s College of Medicine Class of 2021 celebrates Match Day
Medical students learned Friday where they matched for residency. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - March 20, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Residency match program booms with largest match day ever
The National Resident Matching Program delivered its largest residency Mai...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology continues positive trend in 2019 Match 6 Steps to Radiology: Part 4 -- Postinterview, pre-Match. What now? Mentoring, work hours affect residency decisions Online forums rebound as interest in radiology heats up New data from Match 2018 underscore radiology's rebound (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 20, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Amid COVID, potentially avoidable hospitalizations for other conditions fell far more for whites than Blacks
During the first six months of the pandemic, as people attempted to stay away from hospitals caring for those sick with COVID-19, potentially avoidable hospitalizations for non-COVID-19 –related conditions fell far more among white patients than Black patients, according to a new study that looked at admissions to UCLA Health hospitals.The findings indicate that the COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated existing racial health care disparities and suggest that during the pandemic, African Americans may have had worse access than whites to outpatient care that could have helped prevent deterioration of their non –COVID...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Match day at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
Friday, March 19, is match day across the U.S., including Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine fourth-year students in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota, who will be continuing on to residencies, as well as Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, which offers residency positions. During this national event held every third Friday in March as [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - March 19, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Responding to a tragedy: evaluation of a postvention protocol among adult psychiatry residents - Agrawal A, Gitlin M, Melancon SNT, Booth BI, Ghandhi J, DeBonis K.
OBJECTIVE: In a time of "zero suicide" initiatives and rising suicide rates, resident physicians are particularly susceptible to the psychological and professional ramifications of patient suicide. An adult psychiatry residency program developed and implem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Residents Win Rappaport Award in Clinical Innovation, Soloman Primary Care Scholarship Award
he Internal Medicine Residency Program presented the Rappaport Award in Clinical Innovation in Honor of Marshall A. Wolf and the Martin P. Soloman Primary Care Scholarship Award to five residents whose innovative research projects have the potential (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - March 11, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Nigeria: Unpaid Salaries - Resident Doctors Threaten to Embark On Strike
[Leadership] Abuja -- The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has threatened to embark on industrial action if its demands are not met by the end of today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Is Pediatric Subspecialty Training Financially Worth It? Is Pediatric Subspecialty Training Financially Worth It?
Graduating pediatric residents who pursue fellowship training may not experience financial benefits in comparison with those who start working as a general pediatrician immediately after residency, new data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 9, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Increasing resident support following patient suicide: assessing resident perceptions of a longitudinal, multimodal patient suicide curriculum - McCutcheon S, Hyman J.
OBJECTIVE: Patient suicide is a common experience in psychiatry residency, and its effects on trainees can be profound. There are currently no ACGME Common Program Requirements for education about patient suicide, and a need exists for evidence-based curri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Brown University Sports Medicine Research Fellowship
Dr. Brett Owens is seeking an ambitious 3rd-year medical student who is interested in a year-long fellowship in the field of sports medicine to strengthen his/her application for orthopaedic residency, expose the fellow to academic research, and enhance research skills. The fellow will be directly involved in all facets of the research process including, roles in managing clinical trials, development of study questions, literature review, study design, IRB approvals, data collection, data analysis and interpretation, writing of manuscripts, and preparation of presentations. The position will allow the research fellow to w...
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - March 5, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Job Opportunities News Source Type: news

After Uproar, Ousted Residency Director Offered Job Back After Uproar, Ousted Residency Director Offered Job Back
After students and alumni called her removal racist and sexist, Princess Dennar, MD, has been offered the chance to return to her role as residency director at Tulane University School of Medicine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - March 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Four Upstate pediatric residency and fellowship programs receive accreditations
Includes new Pediatric Hospitalist Fellowship Program, for fast-growing field. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - March 4, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

How immigration policies can harm health: Study sheds light on ‘public charge’ rule
Immigration policies like the Trump-era expansion of the “public charge” rule that made it harder for immigrants on public assistance to obtain legal residency can have a chilling effect on the health and well-being of immigrant communities in California, according to astudy released today by theUCLA Center for Health Policy Research.The study, based on data from  the center ’s 2019 California Health Interview Survey, shows  that 1 in 4 low-income immigrant adults in the state  have  avoided accessing public assistance like health, food or housing programs at some point for fear o...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 2, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Residency Has Changed; What New Docs Must Do Now Residency Has Changed; What New Docs Must Do Now
Unlike last year, faculty and current trainees can now offer advice to docs starting their residency amid COVID-19. Do you agree with these tips for starting a medical career off on the right foot?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Fixing the Match Crisis Starts With Capping Interviews Fixing the Match Crisis Starts With Capping Interviews
Concern about the so-called'Match crisis'has risen. A cap on interviews won't fix everything, but here's why it should be the first step in solving problems with the residency application process.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 1, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Residency Director's Removal Called Racist, Sexist Residency Director's Removal Called Racist, Sexist
Alumni, students, and residents at Tulane University School of Medicine have expressed outrage at the removal of Princess Dennar, MD, as program director of its internal medicine-pediatrics residency program.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Hayden Named American Board of Medical Specialties 2020-2021 Visiting Scholar
Robert Hayden, MD, of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, was selected for the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) 2020 –21 Visting Scholars Program for his research project "Racial Bias in Educational Simulations of Virtual Patients wit (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - February 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

‘I Am Worth It’: Why Thousands of Doctors in America Can’t Get a Job
Medical schools are producing more graduates, but residency programs haven ’t kept up, leaving thousands of young doctors “chronically unmatched” and deep in debt. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emma Goldberg Tags: Foreign Students (in US) Medical Schools Doctors Education Hospitals your-feed-science your-feed-healthcare Assn of American Medical Colleges Alabama Barbados Source Type: news

A Poem About Match Rankings by a Fourth-Year Med Student A Poem About Match Rankings by a Fourth-Year Med Student
Between the pandemic and the usual pressure about choosing the right institution for residency, this year's Match is a particularly stressful one. One student channeled his anxiety in poetry.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Wisconsin doctor suffered miscarriage after covid vaccine, tweeted #VaccinesWork
(Natural News) Dr. Sara Beltrán Ponce, M.D., is making headlines after suffering a horrific miscarriage following her Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination. A 2019 graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Ponce not too long ago completed her residency in Radiation Oncology. Her “SheMD” profile claims that she is “passionate about medical education, public health, and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UCLA Health receives $29 million gift to establish center in precision genomic medicine
UCLA has received a $29 million gift to establish a center where scientists and physicians will work side by side to examine the role of genetics in disease and develop therapies that improve patients ’ lives.The gift creates the Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg Center for Precision Genomic Medicine. The new center will build on UCLA ’s efforts in precision health to leverage large data sets and innovative genomic technologies such as CRISPR engineering to improve diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of genetic disorders. They include both rare diseases and more common illnesses such as cardiovascular dise...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 11, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Palm Beach reviewing Trump's residency at Mar-a-Lago
The town of Palm Beach, Fla. confirmed to The Hill Friday that it's performing a legal review of former President Trump's residency at... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Family Medicine Residencies Increasingly Eschew Pharma Influence Family Medicine Residencies Increasingly Eschew Pharma Influence
Two thirds of family medicine residency programs that responded to a new survey report they have eliminated pharmaceutical industry influence.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Pharmaceutical research: when active substance and target protein 'embrace' each other
(Goethe University Frankfurt) Scientists at Goethe University Frankfurt, together with colleagues from Darmstadt, Heidelberg, Oxford and Dundee (UK), have investigated how the fit of potent inhibitors to their binding sites can be optimised so that they engage longer with their target proteins. Long target residency has been associated with more efficient pharmacological responses e.g. in cancer therapy. In future, the researchers want to use computer simulations to predict the residence time of inhibitors during drug development. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 28, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news