#Medical Students

Medical Careers Start Here

Why HWS is an ideal place to prepare for a career in the health professions. At HWS, students and alums have the support of individualized advising throughout the admission process to professional schools in health services. Whether students are interested in pursuing an M.D./Ph.D., joining Doctors Without Borders or serving local communities as a physician or veterinarian, Scott MacPhail, our Associate Director of Health Professions Counseling and Fellowship Advising, is a reliable resource for planning and support.
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New Partnership will help further medical education

GARDEN CITY — St. Catherine Hospital is partnering with the proposed Kansas Health Science Center – Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (KHSC-KansasCOM) to develop a training site for third-year medical students. The partnership will result in nine core rotations each year, providing third-year medical students with the opportunity to live...
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Augmented Reality Emerges as Key Tool for Military Medical Training

Having well-trained medics and other military health care professionals can mean the difference between life and death for U.S. service members. That’s why the Pentagon is eyeing augmented reality as a simulation tool to help them sharpen their skills. Last year, the University of Miami’s Gordon Center for Simulation and...

NHS ‘in need of 5,000 more medical students’ as numbers from EU drop

The NHS is in need of 5,000 more medical students to maintain a sustainable supply of doctors and cope with a drop in numbers coming from Europe, the Medical Schools Council said in a new report.The body which represents the UK’s medical schools has called for a 50 per cent increase in medical students and warned that criticisms of GPs could put new doctors off entering into general practice. The council says the additional 5,000 new spaces are needed, which would come at a cost of £1 billion and take the total trained number to 14,500. On the pressure on...

A settlement in students’ suit over med school vaccinations

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit in which three medical students sought an exemption from a north Louisiana medical college’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements on religious grounds. In the settlement, signed Tuesday by a federal judge, the Edwards Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in...
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Associate Dean for Medical Education to step down

Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education Allan Tunkel will step down from his position May 22, 2022 after 8 years at the University, according to an email announcement made by Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences Jack Elias. During his time as dean, Tunkel worked to advise students as well...

Col Nakalema revives forgotten murder case of Makerere University student

KAMPALA – The head of the State House Anti-Corruption Unit Col Edith Nakalema has resurrected a murder case that has been forgotten for six years. Mulago Referral Hospital medical doctor Dr. Matthew Kirabo is facing the charges of killing his former girlfriend Desire Mirembe on July 6, 2015. It’s alleged that Dr. Kirabo killed Mirembe while he was still a student of Makerere University after the couple reportedly conflicted in their love affair.

Introducing SPARK: The Sunnybrook Program to Access Research Knowledge for Black and Indigenous Medical Students

Dr. Mireille Norris knows firsthand about the unique disadvantages Black and Indigenous students experience while pursuing careers in medicine. “I struggled as a Black woman who navigated the medical system,” she says, citing isolation due to the lack of Black representation in the field as well as racism and its resulting sense of unworthiness as just a couple reasons for her challenging path. “I’ve been shouldering a lot more than many of my peers throughout my career, and that has affected my academic productivity.”

NHS could ‘grind to a halt overnight’ without swift injection of 5,000 medical students

Professor Malcolm Reed, chairman of the council, told The Times there is a current need for 5,000 more places to take the total of medical students in training to 14,500. One of the reasons behind the council’s request, which would cost £1 billion in public funding, is the low number of trained medical professionals coming from Europe since Brexit.
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Pandemic strengthens UI students’ passion for health care

University students interested in the medical field said the COVID-19 pandemic has strengthened their passion for health care. Jonathan Lee, second-year student in Medicine, said he knows the path he chose and will always try to make a difference in his patients’ lives regardless of circumstances. “This is what I...

Program for Idaho medical students receives $12 million for scholarships

A program for Idaho medical students has received $12 million for scholarships. The $12 million for scholarships cames through one donor named John Huckabay. All told, he has donated over $40 million to the Idaho medical program and supported scholarships for more than 1,000 medical students. The Idaho Press reports,...