Personal Letters for Residency Match: 5 Tips to Stand Out Personal Letters for Residency Match: 5 Tips to Stand Out
Given COVID-related restrictions and other concerns, personal letters for residency are arguably more important than ever. Here are some strategies to help your submission get the right attention.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Hospital Seeks to Eject Resident for Anti-Semitic Remarks Hospital Seeks to Eject Resident for Anti-Semitic Remarks
A New York hospital resident has sued to stay in a residency jeopardized by his anti-Semitic remarks.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - September 16, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Med Schools Fear Lack of Residency Slots, Training Sites Med Schools Fear Lack of Residency Slots, Training Sites
Medical school enrollment is up 33% since 2002, the AAMC says, but many are worried that residency slots and clinical training site availability are not keeping up.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Experts Reflect on the Past 50 Years of Lasers in Dermatology Experts Reflect on the Past 50 Years of Lasers in Dermatology
During her dermatology residency at Yale University in the late 1980s, Tina S. Alster, MD, met a 44-year-old woman who changed the trajectory of her professional career.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 15, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Nigerian Doctors Suspend Strike to Allow Government Time to Meet Demands Nigerian Doctors Suspend Strike to Allow Government Time to Meet Demands
Nigerian resident doctors on Thursday suspended a strike to allow the government time to meet its demands over pay and working conditions amid the spread of the coronavirus, the head of the doctors'union said.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors in Zamfara Issue One Week Strike Notice
[Vanguard] The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) at Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital, Gusau in Zamfara has issued a one-week strike notice to the state government over unpaid salaries and alleged illegal deductions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Why Nigerian Doctors Called Off Strike Despite Unresolved Grievances - Official
[Premium Times] The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) called off its strike on Thursday, four days after it began. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Why Nigerian Doctors Called Off Strike
[Premium Times] The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) called off its strike on Thursday, four days after it began. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Relief As Doctors Agree to End Strike
[This Day] Abuja -- Striking resident doctors have reached agreement with the federal government to end their four-day industrial action. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gender Disparity Found in General Surgery Residency Awards Programs Gender Disparity Found in General Surgery Residency Awards Programs
Female surgical residents seem to be underrepresented among awards recipients in programs across the US, despite the increasing numbers of women in these programs, according to a group of surgery professors.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Cochrane Heart hosts an Author in Residence
Cochrane Heart Author in Residence: Mehul SrivastavaFrom September 2019 to January 2020,Cochrane Heart hosted Dr Mehul Srivastava, an honorary research fellow with University College London and  Emergency Medicine trainee in  Melbourne Australia, as an Author in Residence at the Cochrane Heart office in Central London.During her residency she visited the office weekly to learn more from the team about the different aspects of authoring a Cochrane Systematic Review.In this interview we ask her about the benefits of the experience, how it has helped her ongoing work as a clinician and a researcher, and her advice f...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 8, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Faults Doctors' Strike, Says Grievances Being Attended to
[Premium Times] A few hours after Nigeria's resident doctors embarked on "indefinite strike action", the federal government has said the doctors have no reason to do so as more than half of their demands have been addressed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Ngige Says Resident Doctors Have No Reason to Strike
[Vanguard] Abuja -- The Federal Government, appealed to the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, to suspend its ongoing industrial action, as the government has already addressed six out of the eight demands listed by the Association. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Why Resident Doctors Resumed Strike - Official
[Premium Times] The National Association of Residents Doctors (NARD) has explained why it commenced an 'indefinite strike action' barely two months after it was suspended. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

2021 WFU Orthopaedics Physician Scientist Program
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Wake Forest University offers a 2-year Orthopaedic Physician Scientist Training Program. The program is a two year postdoctoral experience of mentored and protected basic science research time prior to clinical residency. The goal of the program is to provide applicants with a foundation in basic science research and the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue a career in academic Orthopaedic Surgery. In addition, Physician Scientists have the opportunity to seek further education by pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy degree in the Wake Forest Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. (So...
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - September 4, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Residency News Source Type: news

UAMS Gets Grants for Cancer Research and NWA Residency Program
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced two grants within a 24-hour period this week. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 3, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors Begin Strike in FCT
[This Day] The strike by Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) chapter, over non-payment of their COVID - 19 hazard and inducement allowances commenced yesterday (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The summer of staying put
If you'd asked me this past February, here are the things I'd have told you I'd be doing this summer: Launching a fourth book of poetry and going on tour with said book. In June, I was going to be in Seattle, Chicago, New York and LA. In July, I was going to teach for a short stint in Paris. My husband was going to come with me to Europe; we were going to leave our kids with the grandparents -- a blessed week alone together after nearly a decade of raising kids. Then I was going to give a reading in Edinburgh. Finally, in September, after the kids were back in school, I had a residency in Ireland. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Abuja Resident Doctors Begin Strike Sept 1 Over Covid-19 Allowances
[Vanguard] Abuja -- Medical doctors in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, under the aegis of Association of Resident Doctors, ARD-FCTA, declared Monday that they will begin strike on September 1, over non-payment of COVID-19 hazard and inducement allowance. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Predicting changes in PTSD and depression among female intimate partner violence survivors during shelter residency: a longitudinal study - Shaked O, Dekel R, Ben-Porat A, Itzhaky H.
OBJECTIVE: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression are comorbid consequences of intimate partner violence (IPV), and models explain this comorbidity via an intrinsic relationship between them. The current study posits that changes in both disor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

USMLE Change Is Rewriting Residency Selection, Med Ed USMLE Change Is Rewriting Residency Selection, Med Ed
The announcement of a major change to USMLE testing has left residency directors rethinking how they select applicants and may shake the foundations of medical education curricula.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

‘ Full Circle Moment ’ : Med Student Helps Deliver Baby On Birthday, In Hospital She Was Born
WORCESTER (CBS) – The start of Nili Amir’s medical career is happening at the very same place she began her life: UMass Memorial in Worcester. It’s rewarding to work and learn in her own community hospital – but she had no idea the treat to come on her August 3 birthday. “A lot of OB/GYNs deliver babies on their birthday; It’s not unusual to be working on your birthday. But I don’t think many get to deliver babies on their birthday in the hospital they were born,” she said, smiling. The fourth year medical student found herself helping deliver a baby in the exact same place...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Juli McDonald UMass Memorial Worcester news Source Type: news

Some asylum seekers who cared for patients in pandemic to get permanent residency
The federal government is granting permanent residency to some asylum seekers who cared for patients in hospitals and long-term care homes at the height of the pandemic last spring, in a one-time program that became more restrictive as Ottawa negotiated with Quebec. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Women's Leadership Awards: Dr. Lyssa Ochoa
Dr. Lyssa Ochoa is a vascular surgeon and founder of the San Antonio Vascular and Endovascular Clinic, or The SAVE Clinic. The clinic's mission is to reduce the number of diabetes-related amputations, which in San Antonio occurs in rates up to three times the statewide average, particularly in the city ’s most underserved and socioeconomically challenged neighborhoods. Ochoa was born and raised along the border and attended medical school, general surgery residency and vascular surgery residency… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals 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

Nigeria: Doctors Laud Governor Yahaya's Drive in Health Sector
[Premium Times] The national leadership of Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) and the Gombe State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, (NMA) have applauded Governor Inuwa Yahaya for his strides in the health sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

AAFP Seeks Candidates for 2020-2021 Health Equity Fellowship
The AAFP and Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors are seeking applicants for the 2020-2021 Health Equity Fellowship; applications are due by Oct. 1. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - July 23, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

PDW RPS Content Available in On Demand Package
Although the AAFP's PDW and RPS Residency Education Symposium was canceled because of the pandemic, the Academy is making more than 18 hours of recorded content and materials available. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - July 21, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Medical residency is always hard; now 38,000 trainees are starting during a pandemic
Earlier this month, I -- along with 38,000 or so other medical school graduates -- officially began medical residency training here in the United States. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Family Medicine Resident Graduates Remain in the Field
THURSDAY, July 16, 2020 -- Family medicine (FM) residency graduates continue to practice in the field after residency, according to a study published in the July/August issue of the Annals of Family Medicine. Mingliang Dai, Ph.D., from the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nigeria: Doctors Down Tools At Isolation Centre
[Premium Times] Resident doctors working at the COVID-19 isolation centre at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, have embarked on an indefinite industrial action. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Most Family Medicine Residents Remain in Specialty Most Family Medicine Residents Remain in Specialty
It is good to see an increasing diversity in the composition of physicians graduating from family medicine residency programs. Most importantly, women now account for over half of graduates.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Graduates of family medicine residencies are likely to enter and remain in family medicine
This study provides an overview of the characteristics of physicians who completed family medicine residency training from 1994 to 2017. It serves to update the only previous comprehensive national review of this kind, conducted in 1996, which covered family medicine graduates from 1969 through 1993. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gender bias in evaluating surgical residency faculty members may be decreasing
(American College of Surgeons) In the male-dominated field of surgery, female faculty of training programs tend to receive lower scores than male faculty on their teaching evaluations, which are important for career advancement, past research has found. A new study suggests progress in this apparent gender bias: Among 21 U.S. general surgery residency programs, female faculty scored slightly better overall than male faculty did on teaching evaluations by surgeons-in-training, even in programs with the fewest women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Are U.S. medical students avoiding radiology due to AI?
If results from a survey of medical students in the U.S. are any indication,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 5 ways rads can use social media to shift AI narrative 6 reasons why radiology jobs will bounce back after COVID-19 Racial bias affects radiology residency letters Art can shift student attitudes toward radiology Attending radiologists need to bone up on AI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 9, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Restructuring a general surgery residency program in epicenter of COVID-19 pandemic
(JAMA Network) A New York hospital's restructuring of general surgery resident teams and educational infrastructure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is detailed in this article. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Assistant Physicians: COVID-19 Draws Notice to New Type of Doc Assistant Physicians: COVID-19 Draws Notice to New Type of Doc
Assistant physicians are med school graduates who practice under supervision without completing residency. They may help bolster the workforce during the pandemic, but critics have concerns.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

How the nation's newest doctors are coping with disruptions caused by COVID-19
July 1 is traditionally the day newly minted doctors start their first year of residency. But this year, that transition is complicated by the coronavirus. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - July 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Julie Rovner Source Type: news

How the nation's newest doctors are coping with disruptions caused by COVID-19
July 1 is traditionally the day newly minted doctors start their first year of residency. But this year, that transition is complicated by the coronavirus. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - July 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Julie Rovner Source Type: news

Taking Residency Training Online Taking Residency Training Online
Got residents to train? With inexpensive tools, you can build an innovative web-based training program.The Curbsiders (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Residency, Med School Interviews Go Virtual: What to Know Residency, Med School Interviews Go Virtual: What to Know
Because of the pandemic, interviews for residency programs and medical schools are going virtual. Although experts acknowledge challenges, the change may help address problematic application processes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Mentor Found Niche in Place She Didn't Expect
Family physician and residency program director Kristina Diaz, M.D., is playing a vital role in her hometown's battle with the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - June 22, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Med school final exam plagued with technical issues after moving online due to COVID-19
Fourth-year medical students across Canada are reporting stress and 'agony' as the major standardized test that marks their transition from med school to residency has faced technical and communication problems. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Ottawa Source Type: news

Nigeria: Doctors Call Off Strike, as Governors' Forum Broker Truce
[This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) has brokered a truce between the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) and the federal government leading to the former calling off its strike which commenced at the beginning of the week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Doctors Call Off Strike as Governors' Forum Brokers Truce
[This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) has brokered a truce between the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) and the federal government leading to the former calling off its strike which commenced at the beginning of the week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Releases U.S.$11 Million in Bid to End Doctors' Strike
[This Day] The federal government yesterday took a decisive step to end the strike action embarked upon by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), releasing N4.5 billion to 31 Tederal Teaching and Medical Centres across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

100th edition of the online Cochrane Journal Club
This month marks the 100th edition ofCochrane Journal Club.Aimed at trainees, researchers, and practitioners, each Journal Club covers a single Cochrane Review of special interest, selected from the new and updated reviews published in theCochrane Library. They highlight practice-changing findings, controversial conclusions, new methodology, evidence-based methods, and reviews from diverse health and social care topicsThe Journal Club resources provide everything you need to present a relevant and interesting paper at your next journal club, or simply to explore a review in more depth on your own.Journal Club is edited by ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 18, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Imaging equipment sales down 18% due to COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a 17.7% decline in the market for medical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Implementing best practices for restarting radiology COVID-19 has negatively impacted radiology residencies Practice leader panel outlines COVID-19's impact 6 reasons why radiology jobs will bounce back after COVID-19 6 factors will influence radiology's COVID-19 recovery (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 17, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Art and science in dialogue: Schaufler Residency@TU Dresden 2021
(Technische Universit ä t Dresden) Starting in January 2021, the New York artist Anton Ginzburg will begin his six-month residency at TU Dresden as the second fellowship recipient in the Schaufler Lab@TU Dresdens artist-in-residence programme. Ginzburg will follow the Viennese artist Christian Kosmas Mayer, who is the artist in residence at the Lab from September 2020 to February 2021. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 has negatively impacted radiology residencies
The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected radiology residencies, according...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 6 reasons why radiology jobs will bounce back after COVID-19 Which radiology residency programs have the most positions? Racial bias affects radiology residency letters Which factors predict failure on the ABR Core Exam? Pa. rads seek funding after residency program closes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news