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The Challenge To Educate Enough Doctors

The nation is short on doctors but some schools are expanding admissions and changes are afoot to make educational debt more manageable.


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NJ Lawmaker Wants Med School Loan Forgiveness For Docs Who Serve Where Needed

The proposal, which has cleared an Assembly committee, would be targeted at those who live in the state and attend medical school here.


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New Students at Drexel Med School Given iPads as Training Tool

Their curriculum came pre-loaded onto a brand-new iPad, along with some custom-made apps to help them learn.


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Increased Risk Of Suicide Among Physicians

It is a sad statistic but death by suicide is a major occupational hazard for physicians and the numbers are startling.


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At Philadelphia Medical Schools, Students Get Their Ceremonial White Lab Coats

The annual summer ceremony was happening Friday at Penn and Drexel and Temple universities.



Technology As A Teaching Tool In Medicine

The internet, social media and the relative ease of taking video and audio and sending it virtually anywhere is revolutionizing the way we communicate – including in the medical world.



Rowan University’s PULSE Teaches Students About Urban Health Care

It will give undergraduate college students an introduction to urban health care, including health disparities, infectious diseases, epidemiology, microbiology.



UPenn Doctor: Medicine Moving From Bedside To “Desktop”

Medicine is moving from the bedside to the desk top, that according to a doctor at the University of Pennsylvania medical school.


A Growing Diversity Among Doctors

The face of health care in America is changing, with more women attending medical school and ethnic diversity as well.