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Amanda Johnson New Hospitalist at White River Medical Center (Movers & Shakers)
Johnson is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock and completed a residency in family medicine at the UAMS Northeast Regional Program in Jonesboro. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 25, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Case Study: Translating Pregnancy Guide
Pescara Health Board (AUSL) has produced a brochure called 'Mamma Consapevole' ('Pregnancy: The Essential Guide') to help women cope with pregnancy. To ensure every woman with residency in Italy could benefit from this guide, Pescara's AUSL asked int … (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - September 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Residents Cope: Bingeing, Drinking, Sports, and Friends How Residents Cope: Bingeing, Drinking, Sports, and Friends
Overeating. Drinking. Antidepressants. These are a few of the coping mechanisms residents rely on to get through their stressful residencies. Are there any positive coping strategies?Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

U of L Medical School has new chairmen for two primary-care departments
The University of Louisville has named new chairman for two primary-care departments in the U of L School of Medicine. Dr. Jonathan Becker will be chairman of the department of family and geriatric medicine, and Dr. Charles Woods will be the chairman of the department of pediatrics. Becker has led the department of family and geriatric medicine as acting chairman since the beginning of the year. He started at U o f L in 2005 as an assistant professor and assistant director of residency training.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Carolyn Tribble Greer Source Type: news

How Residents Cope: Binging, Drinking, Sports, and Friends How Residents Cope: Binging, Drinking, Sports, and Friends
Overeating. Drinking. Antidepressants. These are a few of the coping mechanisms residents rely on to get through their stressful residencies. Are there any positive coping strategies?Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

New Physicians Lowball What They'll Earn, Study Says New Physicians Lowball What They'll Earn, Study Says
A lack of business education in medical school and residency training may help account for market naivete, according to recruiting firm Merritt Hawkins.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Foundation's contributions to Via Christi residency program top $9M
This is the continuation of a long-standing partnership between the two organizations. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Josh Heck Source Type: news

Coordinator service bolsters radiologists' efficiency
Burnout among radiologists is on the rise, with one of the principal contributing...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Burnout among New England rads tied to residency year ARRS: To prevent burnout, find a higher purpose Under stress: Radiologists embrace novel ways to tackle burnout Radiologist burnout: Worse than we thought? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nigeria: Another Group Threatens Total Shutdown of Nigerian Hospitals
[Premium Times] With the Nigerian government still trying to pacify resident doctors at public hospitals to return to work, another group of professionals in the sector has joined the fray. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: The Doctors' Strike
[Guardian] As the nation grapples with the strike action by medical doctors, this time, under the aegis of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) after failed attempts by the Federal Government to avert it, the pain is that the strikers' demands are very familiar. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

FEMA: Hurricane Irma Destroyed One-Quarter of Homes in the Florida Keys
(KEY LARGO, Fla.) — Search-and-rescue teams made their way into the Florida Keys’ farthest reaches Tuesday, while crews labored to repair the single washed-out highway connecting the islands and rush aid to Hurricane Irma’s victims. Federal officials estimated one-quarter of all homes in the Keys were destroyed. Two days after Irma roared into the island chain with 130 mph winds, residents were allowed to return to the parts of the Keys closest to Florida’s mainland. But the full extent of the death and destruction there remained a question mark because communications and access were cut off in plac...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jason Dearen and Martha Mendoza / AP Tags: Uncategorized Florida natural disaster onetime Source Type: news

This smart mat can predict the onset of foot ulcers
[Image from Podimetrics/MIT News]A Massachusetts Institute of Technology hackathon participant developed a smart mat that helps detect early warning signs of foot ulcers. Jon Bloom, co-founder of startup company Podimetrics, developed a mat that can detect foot ulcers before they happen and reduce the number of amputations occurring. Bloom completed his residency in anesthesiology at Massachusetts General Hospital in the mid-2000s and saw a lot of diabetic patients go through foot amputations because of infected foot ulcers. Read the whole story on our sister site, Medical Design & Outsourcing The post This smart ...
Source: Mass Device - September 12, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Diabetes Diagnostics Wound Care Massachusetts Institute of Technology Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors - Over 90 Percent of Members Yet to Paid Outstanding Arrears
[This Day] Abuja -The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has said the ongoing industrial action is yet to be called off because over 90 per cent of their members are yet to receive their arrears, which is at the core of the agreement reached with the federal government. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Bill to Fight Opioid Epidemic: HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- Also, long-term care residency programs up nurse retention (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - September 11, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Yet Another Doctors' Strike
[This Day] Nigerians woke up last Monday to receive the sad news of an indefinite nationwide strike by medical practitioners in all federal medical facilities. The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) had risen from its National Executive Council meeting in the wee hours of the day with a decision to reject a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) its leaders had signed with the federal government over the six-point demand on their conditions of service. NARD President, Dr John Onyebueze, said in a terse statem (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Art 101: Studying paintings helps residents spot findings
To produce better radiologists, try some fine art, concludes a recent study...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Burnout among New England rads tied to residency year How to teach radiology trainees, junior docs, med students 3 golden rules for creating all-star radiology residents Radiologist training tool improves MSK interpretations E-learning tool may offer value in radiology education (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors Strike Paralyses Activities At Maiduguri Teaching Hospital
[Premium Times] The nationwide strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, has paralysed normal medical activities at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, UMTH. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt, NARD Reach Agreement Towards Suspending Strike
[This Day] Abuja -The federal government has reached an agreement with the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) that may lead to the suspension of the ongoing industrial action while efforts would be made to implement and further review the terms of the agreement. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Why Resident Doctors' Strike Continues Despite Government Overtures
[Premium Times] The strike embarked on by resident doctors will continue? despite a meeting between them and a federal government delegation, officials have said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt, Resident Doctors Agreements
[Vanguard] A meeting was held on September 6, 2017, following the strike embarked upon by the members of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) on September 4, 2017. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt, NARD Meeting Ends in Deadlock
[Vanguard] The reconciliation meeting between the Federal Government Negotiation Team and the striking National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, ended in deadlock. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: NARD to Suspend Strike On Friday. If... .
[Vanguard] Abuja -THE conciliation meeting between the Federal Government Negotiation Team and the striking National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, yielded positive result as the union decided to suspend the nationwide indefinite strike if alert for their salary entered on or before Friday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors Strike Continues Despite Meeting With Govt Delegation
[Premium Times] The strike by resident doctors will continue despite a meeting between them and a federal government delegation, officials have said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Insists Resident Doctors' Strike Flouts Agreement
[Daily Trust] The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, yesterday insisted that the strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) violated the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) reached with the Federal Government. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Facing Burnout the First Year of Residency Facing Burnout the First Year of Residency
Resident Kristina Dakis describes her early brush with burnout from family medicine.American Academy of Family Physicians (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Nigeria: Patients Groan As FMC Katsina Down Tools
[Daily Trust] Katsina -Several patients are been relocated to state government or private hospitals in Katsina as the strike by resident doctors of the Federal Medical Center Katsina enters its second day. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors' Strike - Abuth Turns Back Patients
[Daily Trust] The nationwide strike embarked upon by resident doctors has paralysed activities at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH) in Shika and Tudun-Wada, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors Begin Indefinite Nationwide Strike
[Guardian] Abuja and Lagos -The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has rejected the terms of settlement reached with the Federal Government last Thursday and declared a nationwide industrial action until the demands of its members are met. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Dares Striking Doctors, Orders Hospitals to Hire Interim Physicians
[Premium Times] The Federal Government has directed Chief Medical Directors of Federal Hospitals to immediately engage the services of locum doctors, to augment the services of Consultants, pending the resolution of the ongoing strike by the resident doctors. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt, NARD Meet Wednesday to Resolve Doctors' Strike
[This Day] The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has said the federal government will meet with the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) today to resolve the ongoing industrial action. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Disappointed Over Resident Doctors' Strike
[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has expressed shock and disappointment over the sudden strike embarked upon by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) after reaching agreement on issues of dispute. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors' Strike - How Major Hospitals Cope
[Premium Times] Despite the directive from the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, to its members to embark on a total strike, skeletal operations by some doctors were still observed at various health institutions across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Seven Demands of Striking Resident Doctors
[Premium Times] The National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, began an indefinite nationwide strike on Monday to protest against the federal government over non-payment of salaries and welfare packages. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Hospitals Plan Options As Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike
[Vanguard] Hospitals across the country, yesterday, mapped out options to mitigate the effects of the indefinite strike embarked upon, yesterday, by resident doctors,under the aegis of National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD. nationwide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors' Strike - Health Minister Directs Hospital Heads, NYSC Members, Others to Fill Vacuum
[Premium Times] ?Following the industrial action embarked upon by the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, on Monday, the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has directed heads of federal government hospitals to ensure that all other medical doctors in the other strata are available to fill the vacuum. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Health Minister Speaks On Strike By Resident Doctors
[Premium Times] The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has appealed to the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, to suspend their strike. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors Commence Nationwide Strike
[Premium Times] Resident doctors across Nigeria have commenced a nationwide indefinite strike. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors Proceed On Indefinite Strike, Reject Govt's Offer
[Vanguard] Abuja -Resident Doctors this morning announced that they have commenced indefinite strike. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nurse Residencies in Post-Acute Care Hinge on Leadership
(MedPage Today) -- Experience in New Jersey showed programs faltered without strong leaders (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - September 3, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors Threaten Strike As Kogi Doctors Reject 50%
[Premium Times] RESIDENT DOCTORS TO BEGIN STRIKE (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 3, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors Haven't Suspended Strike - Official
[Premium Times] The chairman of the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, Osogbo chapter, Folarin Olarewaju, has denied claims that the association has suspended its plan to go on strike. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike Monday
[Guardian] Kano and Lagos -Resident doctors, will on Monday, September 4, 2017, begin an indefinite strike nationwide to press home their demands. They are asking for payment of salary arrears, stagnated promotion and halt to alleged diversion of funds meant for them by chief medical directors (CMDs). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Fresh Crisis Looms in Public Hospitals As Resident Doctors Issue Strike Notice
[Premium Times] The National Association of Resident Doctors has issued a nationwide strike notice effective September 4. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

UA integrative medicine residency program flourishes
(University of Arizona) Faculty at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and their collaborators successfully demonstrated the feasibility and effectiveness of an online approach to train more family medicine residents in integrative medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HealthOne is boosting residents as part of national push
HealthOne is increasing the number of residencies it ’s offering in the Denver area in the fields of psychiatry and neurology, saying it hopes to bring more specialists in those fields to Colorado as well as more doctors in general to offset a predicted nationwide shortage of physicians in the years ahead. The health system — which operates eight hospitals in the metro area and is owned by Nashville-based HCA Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: HCA) — added the first classes of psychiatric and neurology… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

HealthOne is boosting residents as part of national push
HealthOne is increasing the number of residencies it ’s offering in the Denver area in the fields of psychiatry and neurology, saying it hopes to bring more specialists in those fields to Colorado as well as more doctors in general to offset a predicted nationwide shortage of physicians in the years ahead. The health system — which operates eight hospitals in the metro area and is owned by Nashville-based HCA Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: HCA) — added the first classes of psychiatric and neurology… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

New Program Aims to Keep OB/GYNs in Rural America
Women in rural areas of the U.S. often have to travel 30, 60, 90 minutes or more in order to reach a facility with maternity services. A new residency program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health seeks to address this issue by training obstetrician/gynecologists in rural areas - with the hope they will eventually work there. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - August 19, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Navigating Life After Residency / Thromboembolism in Newly Diagnosed Cancer / New Orleans Hem-Onc Opportunities (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Knowledge+ Blog: You powered through college to get into medical school. You … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - August 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Tibetan Buddhism-based ‘ compassion ’ training for doctors targets burnout
A mere three years after completing her residency training in 2011, surgeon Carla Haack found herself in the throes of job burnout. She had been devoting her life to the hospital, working 14-hour days including weekends for months at a time. Often the opportunity to eat a meal wouldn't arise until the end of the […]Related:Big city health officials decry Trump administration’s cuts to teen pregnancy prevention programsA secret, supervised place where users can inject drugs has been operating in the U.S. for three yearsDeath rates from colon cancer are increasing for white Americans under 55 (Source: Washington...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news