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  • Medical Education Takes Leap With Virtual Reality

    Medical Education Takes Leap With Virtual Reality

    Jan Cottingham - www.arkansasbusiness.com | July 03, 2017


    ​Some readers of a certain age surely remember “Fantastic Voyage,” the 1966 movie that starred Raquel Welch and Stephen Boyd as miniaturized submariners injected inside a scientist to operate on a blood clot and save his life. Welch, Boyd and their colleagues, in form-fitting diving suits, travel through the scientist’s body, into his heart, inner ear and lungs — “actually entering inside the human body!” and “going where no man or camera has ventured before!” Read More
  • Want a medical degree in three years? It’s an option at UC Davis, Kaiser

    Want a medical degree in three years? It’s an option at UC Davis, Kaiser

    Sammy Caiola - www.sacbee.com | July 03, 2017


    ​For most medical school students, summer means fun in the sun and a much-needed break from studies. But Aljanee Whitaker was hard at work in mid-June, having just started a year-round UC Davis program that fast-tracks primary care doctors to graduate in three years instead of four. Read More
  • Teaching the leadership skills tomorrow’s physicians will need

    Teaching the leadership skills tomorrow’s physicians will need

    Brendan Murphy - https://wire.ama-assn.org | July 05, 2017


    ​It is critical to equip physicians-in-training with the skills to lead so they can succeed in all practice environments, said an expert panel at a recent education session. Read More
  • Cancer patients and physicians uncomfortable with discussing cost of treatment

    Cancer patients and physicians uncomfortable with discussing cost of treatment

    Lauren Dubinsky - www.dotmed.com | May 31, 2017


    Researchers at Penn Medicine conducted interviews with 22 cancer patients and 19 physicians at Penn's Abramson Cancer Center and three of its affiliated community practices over the course of a year. They found that the patients were afraid of being profiled based on their socioeconomic status or ability to pay. They were also concerned that it would distract the physician from their primary roles as health advocates. Read More
  • Education enlightens patients to radiologist's role

    Education enlightens patients to radiologist's role

    Wayne Forest - AuntMinnie.com | June 01, 2017


    ​When it comes to educating patients about the daily duties of a radiologist, a few simple teaching tools can go a long way in clearing misconceptions about the profession and its contribution to everyday healthcare, according to a study presented at the recent American College of Radiology (ACR) meeting. Read More