Academic Medicine

Medical professors question 'residency placement fever'

For people with a greater than 50 percent chance of landing their top job choice and a greater than 90 percent chance of getting a job in their field, would it seem like overkill for each of them to apply for more than 40 ...

Nov 08, 2016
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Race, not gender, is key factor in NIH awards

Race not gender appears to be the most significant factor influencing the award of a National Institutes of Health Research Project Grant, according to a new study led by a University of Kansas economist.

Jul 15, 2016
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Preparing medical students for the 'third science'

Penn State College of Medicine faculty are helping shape the "third science" of medical education by defining what health systems science is and how student perception of it should be addressed in designing curriculum.

Jun 14, 2016
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Gender leadership bias in academic medicine

Although women are gradually joining the leadership ranks of U.S. academic medical centers, a gap remains. Just 16 percent of deans and 15 percent of department chairs are women, according to a 2014 report by Association ...

Mar 28, 2016
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Medical students, burnout and alcohol

Medical students are more prone to alcohol abuse than their peers not attending medical school, especially if they are young, single and under a high debt load. That's according to a study on medical student burnout by researchers ...

Mar 14, 2016
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