AMSA Pushes Pharma Out Of Med Schools

Why The AMSA’s Efforts To Reduce Pharmaceutical Influence In Medical Schools Is More Complicated Than It Sounds

The biased influence that pharmaceutical companies have on many medical professionals, including practices concerning drugs and treatments they prescribe for patients, has been a much-discussed ethical issue affecting the medical field for years. However, it wasn’t until several years ago that the public gained greater transparency of...

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Improving Diversity In Medical School

Here’s Why Our Medical Schools Need To Push For Diversity In Order To Improve Our Nation’s Health

According to a May report from the Association of American Medical Colleges, medical schools are dedicated to increasing diversity in their student body and increasing student interest in caring for underserved populations. Of the 137 schools that responded to a recent survey from the AAMC, more...

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Northwestern Feinberg Medical School Curriculum

Northwestern’s Prep Program Helps Medical Students’ Transition Into Residency

The new curriculum at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, launched four years ago, has provided the Class of 2016 with earlier patient interactions, more team-based learning and an additional focus on professional development. Fourth-year medical students completed a new two-week capstone course, revisiting concepts...

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