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Cave Judith - - 2007
BACKGROUND: A survey of newly qualified doctors in the UK in 2000/2001 found that 42% of them felt unprepared for their first year of employment in clinical posts. We report on how UK qualifiers' preparedness has changed since then, and on the impact of course changes upon preparedness. METHODS: Postal ...
Christenson Bernard - - 2007
Dr. Oscar Costa-Mandry, "The Father of Medical Technology in Puerto Rico"; his lifetime achievements in the tropics are revealed in the context of his influential role in the School of Tropical Medicine and his clear visionary perspective for the creation of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. With ...
McGowan Julie J JJ School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5121, - - 2007
As more health information technologies become part of the health care environment, the need for physicians with medical informatics competencies is growing. In 2006, a survey was created to determine the degree to which the Association of American Medical College's Medical School Objectives Project (MSOP) medical informatics competencies had been ...
Ahmady Soleiman - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Little research has been conducted to investigate role stress experienced by faculty members in medical schools in developing countries. This becomes even more important when the process of reform in medical education has already taken place, such as the case of Iran. The objectives of this study were to ...
Lowenstein Steven R - - 2007
Medical school faculty are less enthusiastic about their academic careers than ever before. In this study, we measured the prevalence and determinants of intent to leave academic medicine. A 75-question survey was administered to faculty at a School of Medicine. Questions addressed quality of life, faculty responsibilities, support for teaching, ...
Sye Garry - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To document high school players' understanding and attitudes towards concussion return to play guidelines. METHODS: A questionnaire based survey was performed of national high school rugby players as to their knowledge of existing concussion return to play guidelines. RESULTS: A total of 600 male players were surveyed, and 477 ...
Simunović Vladimir J - - 2006
OBJECTIVES: To perform internal and external evaluations of all 5 medical schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina against international standards. METHODS: We carried out a 2-stage survey study using the same 5-point Likert scale for internal and external evaluations of 5 medical schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Banja Luka, Foca/East Sarajevo, ...
Smoot Rory L - - 2006
A downward trend in the number of graduates from U.S. allopathic medical schools applying for general surgery residency positions has raised questions about whether there will be sufficient numbers of general surgeons to meet future needs. Of particular concern are rural areas, which some studies have suggested will increasingly feel ...
Sheffield John V L - - 2006
United States public hospitals and medical schools commonly enter into partnerships that serve the patient care, education, and research missions of both institutions. Harborview Medical Center, the county hospital in Seattle, Washington, and the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM) have enjoyed a long affiliation that began at the ...
Harley Earl H - - 2006
There are currently four medical schools dedicated primarily to training African-American physicians. Two of these schools were established in the last 40 years. For a generation prior to that, only Howard University College of Medicine and Meharry Medical College existed. Forgotten is the history of black medical schools established in ...
Mahone S - - 2006
This article is concerned with the discipline of psychiatry in colonial East Africa as it emerged out of the crime and disorder problem to become an intellectually significant 'East African School' of psychiatry. The process of lunacy certification, in particular, provides a snapshot of the medical and political tensions that ...
Kristina T N - - 2006
INTRODUCTION: A framework for the definition of generic objectives for community-based education (CBE) was developed for undergraduate medical programmes, particularly for developing countries. To probe the validity of the set of CBE objectives generated by this approach, opinions from a wider audience were sought. METHOD: Questionnaires were sent to 72 ...
Richmond R - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To identify medical schools who had received, and were using, the tobacco curriculum called the Smokescreen Education Programme (SEP) and to determine the factors related to its introduction into medical schools. DESIGN: This was a worldwide survey of university-based medical schools who had previously requested copies of the SEP. ...
Dickinson George E - - 2006
This study examined medical school offerings on end-of-life issues between 1975 and 2005. Seven national surveys of US medical schools were conducted in 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, and 2005 (response rates in percentages of 95, 96, 90, 90, 93, 92, and 81, respectively). Results revealed that between 1975 ...
Mallon William T - - 2006
PURPOSE: To explore three questions surrounding the financial management of research centers and institutes at U.S. medical schools: How do medical schools allocate institutional funds to centers and institutes? How and by whom are those decisions made? What are the implications of these decision-making models on the future of the ...
Walker-Smith John - - 2006
The correspondence is reported of Sir George Newman, the first Chief Medical Officer of the United Kingdom, during his school and university education. Extracts are included of this hitherto unpublished correspondence with his family members. His conception of idealistic service to the community, first enunciated in his school days, was ...
Silver R T - - 2007
This meeting was convened by Richard T. Silver and co-chaired by Jerry L. Spivak. It was held from 27 to 29 October 2005 in Washington, DC. Thirty-one invited speakers from seven different countries participated in the conference, which was attended by more than 300 individuals from 23 countries. As in ...
Knipp Diana K - - 2006
This qualitative study describes teens' perceptions about attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) and medications. The four modes of adaptation of the Roy Adaptation Model were the framework for this study. Data were collected through semistructured interviews with 15 high school teens aged 14-17 with parent-reported AD/HD. An inductive analysis identified four ...
Pritt Stacy - - 2006
Experimental manipulations of rodents may result in unexpected adverse phenotypes that present problems from both regulatory and animal care-veterinary perspectives. The authors discuss the implications of unanticipated outcomes and describe a cage card-based tracking system used at the Harvard Medical School for the early detection and handling of unanticipated phenotypes ...
McCarthy Ann Marie - - 2006
The purpose of this descriptive, cross-sectional study was to determine if there have been changes in the type and number of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) medications administered in schools since the introduction of long-acting stimulants. A survey was sent to 1,000 school nurses randomly selected from the National Association of ...
Woollard Robert F - - 2006
ORIGINS AND CONTEXT: The concept of 'the social accountability of medical schools' is moving from the peripheral preoccupation of a few to a more central concern of medical schools themselves. Born of concerns about the professionalism and relevance of both the institutions and their graduates, it is seen increasingly as ...
Putnam Constance E - - 2006
Medical education in the USA today is remarkably varied despite the shared mission of training doctors. A brief introduction to 6 institutions illustrates the variety of education available, while providing some specific details of how schools differ and how the mandate of any particular school may differ from that of ...
Dorsey E Ray - - 2006
PURPOSE: To determine the financial impact of four potential solutions to reduce the financial burden of medical education: reducing medical school tuition, decreasing medical school duration, increasing residency compensation, and decreasing residency duration. METHOD: The four proposed remedies were compared to the current medical education system using net present value, ...
Alpert Jonathan E - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: The authors summarize efforts to revitalize psychiatry teaching to medical students at Harvard Medical School (HMS) in advance of a major overhaul of the medical school curriculum. METHODS: This preliminary report chronicles key challenges and the organization of the reform effort within the departments of psychiatry affiliated with the ...
O'Flynn K - - 2006
This article is concerned with medical education in London during 1939-41. It is set against the London Blitz, an event that was then unique in its subjecting of civilians to an intense and prolonged aerial bombardment. Its very uniqueness ensured that medical students, like others in the capital, had no ...
Mousavi S M - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: Goiter is endemic in Iran. The iodine deficiency disorders program was begun a few years ago in Iran, and the coverage of iodized salt is sufficient now. But, in a periodic yearly medical examination of primary school girls in Qom, the prevalence of goiter was above 30% in 2002. ...
Otto Ann K - - 2006
In today's environment of increasing accountability in higher education and health care, it is critical that administrative units of a medical school demonstrate the added value of their activities to the school's mission and that these units discriminate those activities that demonstrate the most return on investment. This is particularly ...
Timurkaynak Erdener - - 2006
Modern medical education in the Ottoman Empire began with the founding of the School of Medicine and Surgery in 1827. This was a military school established to provide military physicians for the army. The first neurosurgical interventions at this school were initiated by Cemil Pasha in 1889. This school has ...
Reutzel Thomas - - 2006
To identify whether and how pharmacy faculty members are addressing the issue of medication management in primary or secondary schools in their teaching, research, and service activities, and to ascertain the extent to which they think the issue is an important one. Four hundred ninety-nine faculty members completed a questionnaire ...
Aukerman Douglas F - - 2006
BACKGROUND: A significant percentage of high school students participate in athletics, and of those participating, at least one third will experience a sport-related injury. Despite the high risk of injury, there are few guidelines on what type of medical coverage should be provided for high school athletics. Although vague recommendations ...
Bardes Charles L - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Applicants to medical school often state that they are motivated by a desire to help others. Admissions officers must evaluate these claims, but assessment of altruism is difficult and imprecise. SUMMARY: A purely utilitarian moral philosophy denies the possibility of altruism. However, the Enlightenment philosopher Hume described a force, ...
Reading R - - 2005
Increasing numbers of children and young people are prescribed medication to be taken in school. This article discusses general principles of prescribing medication for use in school, specific conditions for which medicines may be prescribed, and the key role of nurses in liaison with schools. Decisions about prescribing medication for ...
Daniels James M - - 2005
Primary care physicians are often asked to provide sideline medical coverage at school athletic events. They may also be asked to cover organized adult recreational leagues and less formal events at community centers or neighborhood parks. Guidelines that describe the contents of sideline medical bags often focus on covering collegiate ...
Johnson A - - 2005
Thomas Giordani Wright, a medical apprentice in Newcastle upon Tyne, attended Dr Robert Knox's anatomy classes in Edinburgh between November 1825 and April 1826, only two years before Burke and Hare began murdering people and selling the bodies of their victims to Knox's anatomy school. In March 1829, soon after ...
Cummings Garnet E - - 2005
To describe disaster medicine (DM) education in 16 Canadian medical schools before and after September 11, 2001 (9/11). Email invitations and reminders to complete an Internet-based survey were sent to 48 undergraduate and fellowship representatives. A total of 24 responses were received from 15 of the 16 Canadian medical schools ...
Kaufman M H - - 2005
After the 1832 Anatomy Act, all bodies that were to be used by medical students for dissection were supplied to Schools of Anatomy based on their needs. During the Winter Session of 1848-9, a high proportion of the bodies supplied to the University of Edinburgh, and the majority of those ...
Hagopian Amy - - 2005
West African-trained physicians have been migrating from the sub-continent to rich countries, primarily the US and the UK, since medical education began in Nigeria and Ghana in the 1960s. In 2003, we visited six medical schools in West Africa to investigate the magnitude, causes and consequences of the migration. We ...
Ulman Yesim Isil - - 2005
The discovery of X-rays (1895) by W.C. Roentgen has been a very important step of the modern civilization as a revolutionary technique for scientists all around the world and it has immediately been applied in medical field. The aim of this study is to search the start of radiology in ...
Bury G - - 2005
The Irish Medical Council has undertaken accreditation inspections of Irish medical schools on a regular basis since 1996. This document is a summary of the accreditation standards, a guide to the process for those involved and an overview of the complexity of the many elements involved in educating a doctor. ...
Azhar M Z - - 2005
Medical schools have existed in Malaysia for a very long time. The majority of practicing doctors has trained locally. From the early nineteen sixties when the first medical school was established to the current 7 public medical faculties, the standards of local trained doctors have always been exemplary. Now with ...
Ng B Y - - 2005
The Medical School started off in an old female lunatic asylum on the site of the general hospital at Sepoy Lines. It was founded on 3 July 1905 and was called the Straits and Federated Malay States Government Medical School. In 1916, the Licentiate in Medicine and Surgery (LMS) was ...
Lee H P - - 2005
King Edward VII ("KE") had been synonymous with the medical school and its associated hall of residence at Sepoy Lines since the 1910s. After the school became the Medical Faculty, the illustrious name remained with the Hall, which was rebuilt in 1957. For almost 90 years, KE has kept alive ...
Soo K C - - 2005
The proposed Graduate Medical School at the Outram Campus will open in 2007. The main value of this medical school is the transformation of the medical institutions in the campus and SingHealth into Academic Medical Centres. Such centres will train and host quality physicians and physician-scientists. It will help push ...
Hwang P L H - - 2005
The case for establishing a second medical school in Singapore is strong. Given the recent explosive advances in medicine and biology, Singapore has identified the life sciences as an area of great economic potential, and aspires to become a regional "medical hub" capable of achieving excellence in healthcare, medical education ...
Lee Y K - - 2005
This article traces briefly the origins of medical education in the early years of the Straits Settlements (Singapore, Penang and Malacca), which culminated in the founding of Medical School in Singapore in 1905. The first attempt was made in the early 19th century, when boys were recruited from local schools ...
Brinkhaus Benno - - 2005
INTRODUCTION: There is a growing demand for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in Western societies. This trend has lead to the gradual integration of CAM courses into medical school curricula. The aim of this study was to survey key decision makers at German medical schools with regard to their views ...
Chakraborty Rashmi N - - 2005
National guidelines exist to help schools in supporting pupils with medical needs. However, school staff are not contractually bound to help with the administration of medication and policies differ across schools, depending on local needs and views. A postal survey was conducted in Sheffield to elicit schools' views regarding medication ...
Schwartz Robert A RA New Jersey Medical School, 185 South Orange Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07l03-2714. - - 2005
The New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) was the first medical school in the state of New Jersey. Its creation required the vision and support of many, including a group of leaders at the Jersey City Medical Center, century old Seton Hall University and the Archdiocese of Newark. Chartered in 1954 ...
Siordia Lawrence - - 2005
In its 94 years the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (LACC) has occupied at least nine main campuses, exclusive of "satellite" facilities and the campuses of the dozen or more schools which have amalgamated with the LACC over the years. The longest serving of these properties have been in Glendale ...
Collins Robert D - - 2005
Histoplasmosis was proven to be a fungal infection 70 years ago by Dr William DeMonbreun, at the time an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology at Vanderbilt Medical School. The significance of his work is analyzed in relationship to the evolution of knowledge about this important fungal infection. His ...
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