Residency Curriculum Hits Mark on Social Determinants
Researchers at a St. Louis family medicine residency program assessed outcomes after implementation of a longitudinal experiential curriculum focused on underserved communities. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - March 22, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Orthopedic Surgeon Pays $400K to Keep Son Out of Ophthalmology Residency
(MedPage Today) -- A twist in the college cheating scandal (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 21, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Mercy ’s nurse residency program first in SW Ohio to win accreditation
Mercy Health-Cincinnati ’s Nurse Residency Program is the first in Southwest Ohio to be accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, which validates standards of excellence for hospital residency programs that transition registered nurses into new practice settings. Just 70 nurse residency transition programs nationwide have received such recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, which is a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association. Mercy’s year-long, paid nurse… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Mercy ’s nurse residency program first in SW Ohio to win accreditation
Mercy Health-Cincinnati ’s Nurse Residency Program is the first in Southwest Ohio to be accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, which validates standards of excellence for hospital residency programs that transition registered nurses into new practice settings. Just 70 nurse residency transition programs nationwide have received such recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, which is a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association. Mercy’s year-long, paid nurse… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Report: FM Residency Diversity Can Be Fast-tracked
A family physician co-author of a recent study outlined key interventions that helped one residency program quickly increase diversity despite a largely unchanged pipeline. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - March 19, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

It ’s a Match! Geisel Med Students Celebrate Match Day
This year, 75 graduating students at the Geisel School of Medicine joined a record high 38,376 U.S. and international medical students and graduates vying for 35,185 residency positions, the most ever offered in the national Match. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 18, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Education Events News Press Release Class of 2019 Match Day Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Javier Ortiz Orendain
Cochrane is made up of  13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters come from more than 130 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 ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 18, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Radiology continues positive trend in 2019 Match
Medical students continue to be interested in both diagnostic and interventional...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 6 Steps to Radiology: Part 4 -- Postinterview, pre-Match. What now? 6 Steps to Radiology: Part 3 -- Nailing the residency interview New data from Match 2018 underscore radiology's rebound NRMP debuts Android app Google documents declining interest in radiology residency (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Match Day Ceremony Informs UR Medical Students Where They Will Head for Residency Training
Nearly 100 soon-to-be physicians from the UR School of Medicine and Dentistry got the results Friday of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), which matches the preference of students with the preferences of residency programs. The annual Match Day ceremony is the culmination of four years of medical school and reveals where students will be going to begin their careers in medicine. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Medical students open the envelopes to their futures on Match Day
You could cut the tension with a scalpel inside UCLA ’s Geffen Hall and across town atCharles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.It was Match Day 2019 and 150  David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA fourth-year students, along with 25 of their counterparts at Drew University, who were watching via simulcast, were about to learn which hospital has accepted them for residency, or advanced training in their chosen specialty.At precisely 9 a.m., the doctors-to-be poured outside and, surrounded by friends and families, nervously ripped open their acceptance envelopes. Screams and peals of laughter split the ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Residency Match Day Is Largest in History Residency Match Day Is Largest in History
A record 38,376 US and international applicants submitted program choices for 35,185 positions; 80% of applicants matched to PGY-1 positions, and 95% of PGY-1 positions were filled.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Med Students News Alert Source Type: news

Medical students celebrate Match Day
100 percent of Upstate students matched with a residency program, with nearly half the class staying in New York. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - March 15, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Sleep and alertness in a duty-hour flexibility trial in internal medicine - Basner M, Asch DA, Shea JA, Bellini LM, Carlin M, Ecker AJ, Malone SK, Desai SV, Sternberg AL, Tonascia J, Shade DM, Katz JT, Bates DW, Even-Shoshan O, Silber JH, Small DS, Volpp KG, Mott CG, Coats S, Mollicone DJ, Dinges DF.
BACKGROUND: A purpose of duty-hour regulations is to reduce sleep deprivation in medical trainees, but their effects on sleep, sleepiness, and alertness are largely unknown. METHODS: We randomly assigned 63 internal-medicine residency programs in t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

UR Medical Students Preparing to Meet their Match
Fourth-year medical students here and around the country will find out Friday where they will spend the next several years in training for their first jobs as physicians. At noon on March 15, during an emotion-filled Match Day event coordinated by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), approximately 100 students from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry will simultaneously open sealed envelopes to learn where they ’re headed for their residencies. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students to participate in national 'Match Day'
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- On Friday, March 15, fourth-year medical students from Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine will take part in the National Resident Matching Program, often referred to as "The Match" or "Match Day." WHO: Forty-three medical students from Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine will participate in residency match this year. Fredric Meyer, [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Arizona News - March 14, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Unforgettable Match Day Stories and Residency Advice Unforgettable Match Day Stories and Residency Advice
From stories of Match Days gone wrong to advice about what comes next, our readers and distinguished contributors speak from the heart about one of the most important days in a young doctor's life.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

UC Health's Awosika no longer spends time dwelling on past
Dr. Bi Awosika, 38, is a hospitalist, assistant professor of medicine and associate program director with the internal medicine residency at UC College of Medicine, UC Health. She will be promoted to associate professor of clinical medicine, effective in September. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Nikki Kingery Source Type: news

Prevalence of depression and personality disorders in the beginning and end of emergency medicine residency program; a prospective cross sectional study - Rahmati F, Safari S, Hashemi B, Baratloo A, Khosravi Rad R.
INTRODUCTION: Emergency medicine physicians are constantly under psychological trauma due to encountering critically ill patients, mortality, and violence, which can negatively affect their mental and physical health. The present study was performed with t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Future FP Is'Beyond Excited' for Match Day
Kethelyne Beauvais found her calling in family medicine while volunteering at a free clinic as an undergraduate. On March 15, the medical student will learn which residency program she matched to. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - March 11, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

6 Steps to Radiology: Part 4 -- Postinterview, pre-Match. What now?
Match Day is coming! On March 15, medical students will find out which programs...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 6 Steps to Radiology: Part 3 -- Nailing the residency interview 6 Steps to Radiology: Part 2 -- The preapplication process 6 Steps to Radiology: Part 1 -- Where do I sign up?Comments: 3/7/2019 9:58:26 AMbenbona Thankfully I completed a residency without this sort of hyperbole.   BCBonarigo, MD (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 7, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

JNCI: Breast screening AI software equals radiologists
Artificial intelligence (AI)-based software can detect cancer on screening...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ethical AI in radiology is focus of draft statement Video from ECR 2019: Elmar Kotter on AI and radiology AI-based CAD software improves breast cancer detection 4 ways AI can improve women's imaging Can deep-learning CAD outperform mammographers?Comments: 3/7/2019 1:04:03 AMHospital-Rad Here we go again.  AI is here.  Should Mammographers look for another job before it is too late?  3/7/2019 2:37:41 AMNYC Lol, only if they just read screeners.   But, hey, w...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 7, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What and how are EM residents being taught to respond to the next disaster? - Cornelius AP, Andress WK, Ajayi R, Cvek U, Cornelius B, Kilgore PCSR, Trutschl M, Kang C.
OBJECTIVE: Disasters, both natural and man-made, have become commonplace and emergency physicians serve on the front line. Residency may be the only time that emergency physicians are exposed to a disaster, through training, until one happens in their depa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Upstate ’s Nurse Residency Program earns accreditation with distinction
The Upstate University Hospital Nurse Residency Program has been awarded accreditation with distinction from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - March 1, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Assisted Living Facilities See Lower Residency Rates
Though demographics may reverse a 5-year dip, industry faces other challenges, study finds ... Nursing home occupancy rates fell consistently over a recent five-year period, though with accelerated... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - March 1, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

More women are training to be plastic surgeons, but racial/ethnic representation still lags behind
(Wolters Kluwer Health) While the proportion of women entering plastic surgery residency programs has increased in recent years, numbers of Black and Hispanic trainees are declining or unchanged, reports a study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Family Medicine Tops the List in Osteopathic Match
Thirty-four percent of matches made during this year's final American Osteopathic Association Intern/Resident Registration Program Match were to family medicine residency programs. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - February 20, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Ibrahem Hanafi
Cochrane is made up of  13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters come from more than 130 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 ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Virus promoting love and kindness created for Valentine's day
(Integral Molecular) What if love and kindness could spread like a virus? As part of the University City Science Center's BioArt Residency, artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg created a custom virus able to increase the production of oxytocin, a hormone that induces feelings of love, kindness, and empathy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 14, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Early Termination of West Bank Project Affects 120,000+ Clients and 100,000+ Health Workers
February 08, 2019IntraHealth International ’sPalestinian Health Capacity Project shut down its activities on January 31 —eight months before the project was scheduled to end—due to a request by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in response to the newAnti-Terrorism Clarification Act.This early termination will affect more than 120,000 clients who seek specialized medical care outside the West Bank and thousands of West Bank health workers who had been benefiting from the project ’s preservice and continuing education and digital health improvements.Since 2013, IntraHealth led this f...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: West Bank Palestinian Health Capacity Project Technology Policy & Advocacy Health Financing Health Workforce Systems Health in Conflict Source Type: news

Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery Research Fellowship
The Rush Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Department is seeking an ambitious medical student between M3 and M4 who is planning on a year of research to better position themselves for an application to orthopaedic surgery residency. (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - February 7, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Job Opportunities News Source Type: news

Nigeria: LASUTH Recruits Over 300 New Resident Doctors to Address Shortage Due to Strike
[Guardian] To bridge the gap created by the ongoing resident doctors strike, the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has recruited over 300 new doctors who are set to resume work on Wednesday February 13, 2019. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 7, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Research Shines a Light on SDOH Training
A review of primary care residency program curricula has found wide variations in the ways in which these programs teach residents about social determinants of health. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - February 4, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Viewpoint: Emergency Medicine Doesn't Need More Residencies
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - February 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Viewpoint Source Type: news

2019-2020 Research Specialist Position at Missouri Orthopaedic Institute
The Missouri Orthopaedic Institute is pleased to offer a Research Specialist position for a recent medical school graduate or current 4thyear medical student with an interest in orthopaedic research who is seeking to enhance their residency application. (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - January 30, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Job Opportunities News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Patients Stranded As LASUTH Resident Doctors Begin 3-Day Strike
[Vanguard] IT was a sad day for hundreds of patients, who turned up for medical services at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, as they were turned back following the three-day warning strike embarked upon by medical doctors under the auspices of Association of Resident Doctors, LASUTH- ARD. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 29, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Lassa Fever Outbreak - Resident Doctors to Partner Govt
[Leadership] In an effort to combat the recent outbreak of Lassa Fever across the country, the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has announced plans to partners the federal Ministry of Health to bring the outbreak to a standstill. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 29, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Will Lawmakers Reform Immigration Rules for STEM Graduates?
Ranjini Prithviraj is at the start of a promising career in neuroscience. She is a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), serves as an editor on the NIH Fellows Editorial Board, and mentors students interested in careers in science. Despite her strong résumé and her PhD in cell and molecular biology from a well-regarded American university, Prithviraj's ability to continue to work in the United States is uncertain, because she was born in India and raised in Dubai. "I would like to stay in the US long term, but I'm not sure as of now," said Prithviraj. "The reason I'm ...
Source: Washington Watch - January 24, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: Julie Palakovich Carr Source Type: news

Professional Opportunities
Interested in bringing cutting-edge evolutionary science to your school and community? Apply to be a stop on NESCent’s 2014 Darwin Day Roadshow. For more information, please visit roadshow.nescent.org or contact Jory Weintraub (jory at nescent dot org). Deadline is Friday, November 27th. Interested in increasing knowledge and appreciation about insects? The Entomological Society of America and the Entomological Foundation are looking for scientists to help with their free workshop for teachers and an Insect Rodeo in conjunction with their annual meeting November 10-13, 2013 in Austin, Texas. Improve your ability ...
Source: Education Reports - January 24, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Tags: September/October Source Type: news

Get Involved
Share the efforts in your community that are advancing the Vision and Change recommendations and participate in the Change conference by submitting an abstract to AAAS by January 31st. Contribute your expertise to the Partnership in Undergraduate Life Science Education (PULSE) community. Learn about the working groups and join the conversation! Submit a proposal to the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) by March 20th to bring together researchers and educators focused on Interdisciplinary Integration within undergraduate education. Provide feedback on the second and final public draft of ...
Source: Education Reports - January 24, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Tags: January/February 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

Minority Med Students Report More Barriers to Dermatology
THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 -- Minority medical students report a variety of barriers to applying for a dermatology residency, according to a research letter published online Jan. 9 in JAMA Dermatology. Yssra S. Soliman, from the Albert Einstein College... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

International Medical Graduates in Plastic Surgery Residency International Medical Graduates in Plastic Surgery Residency
A survey of international medical graduates provides insight into the characteristics of those who successfully matched into US-based plastic surgery residency programs.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Roz on Residency: The Advice Column You've Been Looking For Roz on Residency: The Advice Column You've Been Looking For
In her debut advice column, Roz gets honest about burnout and provides some personal suggestions for trainees who may be struggling.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Expert Column Source Type: news

UCLA receives $5 million to expand geriatric care and training
Longtime UCLA supporters James and Carol Collins have donated $5 million to the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA to improve services and enhance well-being for older adults. The new Carol and James Collins Endowed Fund in Geriatric Medicine will enhance current programs and enable future investments in innovative research and education.The gift will support such programs as the  UCLA Alzheimer ’s and Dementia Care Program, which helps patients and their families address home safety, caregiver support and other needs; the Medical Home Visit Program; and  Generation Xchange, an intergenerational mentor...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Rocking Full-scope Family Medicine for Rural Patients
Noemi " Mimi " Doohan, M.D., Ph.D., was tasked with starting a rural family medicine residency program from scratch. After four years of preparation, the program will launch in 2019. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - January 7, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news