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Read a guest column in favor of building a medical school at WSU at seati.ms/pro-wsu-med-school THE University of Washington School of Medicine created the WAMI program with the federal Washington-Alaska Regional Medical Program in 1971. One of its purposes was to address the physician shortage and distribution of doctors in four states.
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The American Academy of Family Physicians has joined the Coalition to Prevent ADHD Medication Misuse , which launched Aug. 28. The coalition plans to focus its efforts on college students initially but might eventually expand that focus. The other members of the coalition are Children and Adults with ADHD, the Jed Foundation, NASPA , and the BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA and Shire.
Unfortunately, the current GME system may actually work against achieving a physician workforce that meets the health care needs of current and future generations. While medicine and medical science have undergone revolutionary changes in the past 50 years, the GME system has not.
Gora has more than 20 years of experience in marketing and customer relations. She last served as director of marketing at Handicare USA where she helped implement an annual marketing plan in the newly established United States market.
The Mountainside Family Practice Group, a teaching affiliate of HackensackUMC Mountainside Hospital, announces the grand re-opening of its newly-renovated Verona site located at 799 Bloomfield Avenue. Serving the suburban Essex County community, the practice has been a trusted "community doctor's office" for more than 35 years providing quality, comprehensive and continuing care for individuals and their families across all ages, with an emphasis on disease prevention and general health promotion.
Public Health Minister Dr Rajata Rajatanavin has vowed to strengthen primary care services with more family physicians and develop all healthcare systems to be of harmony and unity in term of benefits, service access, funding and data systems. Having positions as both minister and Mahidol University president would not affect his work at both place, he said, adding that he would work hard for the ministry and the university and would explain this to the MU community soon.
Another new family physician has been successfully recruited to the Shelburne area and will start accepting new patients on Thursday, Sept. 18. Dr. Begum completed her Doctor of Medicine from Dalhousie University in 2012 and Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Dhaka Medical College, Bangladesh in 2004.
Demographic and geographic factors influence whether family physicians provide care for children, according to a study published in the September/October issue of the Annals of Family Medicine . Laura A. Makaroff, D.O., from the Robert Graham Center in Washington, D.C., and colleagues used survey data from the American Board of Family Medicine to analyze the proportion of family physicians providing care to children .
Based on more than 30 years of practice as a newborn care specialist and family physician attending births, I have great concern that women in British Columbia and throughout Canada have insufficient numbers of appropriate care providers available to care for them, and this maternity care gap is growing. This puts tremendous strain on expectant mothers and their families, particularly in rural and First Nations communities, where the shortage of maternity care is experienced most acutely.
That's the message from Interior Health Authority CEO Dr. Robert Halpenny regarding the East Kootenay Regional Hospital's Intensive Care Unit expansion. "It's nice to see the new site being built here," said Halpenny.
After 10 years of war, the United States is drawing down its military forces. In fact, the Pentagon has announced plans to reduce the size of the Army to roughly 450,000 soldiers, which would be the smallest U.S. Army force since before the United States entered World War II.
ReelDx will provide its cloud-based platform to enable Sudanese family medicine residents to create video case studies that will be peer reviewed and shared via ReelDx's medical education application. Physician shortages are a global problem.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:46 pm
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