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- - 2014
Rebecca Blackwood, Chief of Veterinary Services, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.
Farrokhi-Khajeh-Pasha Yasin Y Tehran University of Medical Sciences , - - 2014
Abstract Background: One of the challenges medical education policy-makers confront is matriculants' informed choice of entering medicine. However, students' reasons for choosing medicine do not seem rational. Aim: We compared students who made an informed choice about entering medicine with those who did not, in terms of academic success. Methods: ...
Górgolas Miguel M Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Madrid, Spain mgorgolas@fjd.es - - 2014
A doctor attending a teaching course on tropical medicine in Ethiopia reported severe itching at night. He noted skin lesions that appeared to be flea bites and was able to trap a flea. A video of the flea was recorded by a student with an inexpensive digital camera through the ...
Park Crystal L CL University of Connecticut, USA - - 2014
We examined motives for adopting and maintaining yoga practice in a national survey of yoga practitioners (360 yoga students, 156 yoga teachers). Both students and teachers adopted yoga practice primarily for exercise and stress relief, but reported many other reasons, including flexibility, getting into shape, and depression/anxiety relief. Over 62 percent ...
Rayburn William F WF University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, - - 2014
Diversity of physicians is important to represent the general population and physicians in training. The objectives of this investigation were to explore faculty diversity in academic obstetrics and gynecology and determine how it compares with other core clinical specialties and medical student demographics. Data from the Association of American Medical ...
Chen Hai-Yong HY School of Chinese Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, - - 2014
To meet community demands with optimal Chinese and conventional medical treatment, the University of Hong Kong is promoting integrative medicine by developing Chinese medicine programmes that train students of both Western and Chinese medicine. The programmes emphasize multi-disciplinary training and interaction between the two therapeutic approaches, enabling students to establish ...
Petek Šter Marija M Department of family medicine, Medical faculty University of Ljubljana, Poljanski nasip 58, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia. - - 2014
The European Academy of Teachers in General Practice / Family Medicine (EURACT) has developed an educational agenda, the key document for teaching family medicine in Europe. The aim of our study was to find out how final year medical students at the beginning of their family medicine clerkship understand the ...
Klemenc-Ketiš Zalika Z Department of Family Medicine, Medical School, University of Maribor, Slovenia. - - 2014
European family medicine/general practice (FM/GP) has travelled the long and successful journey of profiling the discipline and has produced valuable position papers on education and research. Nowadays, academic medicine is one of the pillars in the future development of FM/GP in Europe. A common European curriculum on undergraduate and postgraduate ...
Ross Michael T MT The University of Edinburgh , UK - - 2014
Abstract Background: European Higher Education institutions are expected to adopt a three-cycle system of Bachelor, Master and Doctor degrees as part of the Bologna Process. Tuning methodology was previously used by the MEDINE Thematic Network to gain consensus on core learning outcomes (LO) for primary medical degrees (Master of Medicine) ...
Miller Eliza E Dr. Miller is a resident, Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York. Dr. Balmer is associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, and associate director, Center for Research, Innovation and Scholarship in Medical Education, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Ms. Hermann is creative director, Program in Narrative Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York. Ms. Graham is a student, Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Charon is professor of clinical medicine and executive director of the Program in Narrative Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New - - 2014
To learn what medical students derive from training in humanities, social sciences, and the arts in a narrative medicine curriculum and to explore narrative medicine's framework as it relates to students' professional development. On completion of required intensive, half-semester narrative medicine seminars in 2010, 130 second-year medical students at Columbia ...
Bochanski Philip G PG The Philadelphia Oratory of St Philip Neri, Philadelphia, PA, - - 2014
THE HIPPOCRATIC OATH TRADITIONALLY ESTABLISHES MEDICINE AS A PROFESSION: A career, or vocation based on the professing of an oath regarding personal and public behavior. For Catholic physicians, the commitments of the Oath of Hippocrates take on new meaning when seen in light of the promises made at Baptism and ...
- - 2014
Shelter medicine is very much a recognised discipline within veterinary medicine in the USA, with increasing numbers of veterinary students receiving specific teaching in the field. Delegates at the second meeting of the Association of Charity Vets, which was held at Nottingham veterinary school in November last year, learned more ...
Tani Kenji K Department of General Medicine, Institute of Health Biosciences, the University of Tokushima Graduate - - 2014
In this study, we administered a questionnaire to medical students to evaluate the effect of community-based clinical education on their attitudes to community medicine and medicine in remote area. Questionnaires were given 4 times to all the students from first-year to sixth-year. Of 95 students, 65 students (68.4%) who completed ...
Boly A A Laboratoire d'Épidémiologie, Recherche Clinique et Santé Communautaire, Faculté de Médecine et Pharmacie, Fès - - 2014
A thesis in medicine is a scientific work which allows a medical student to acquire a Doctor of Medicine degree. It is therefore recommended that theses presented by students fulfill essential methodological criteria in order to obtain scientifically credible results and recommendations. The aim of this study was to assess ...
Sander Christoph - - 2014
Early-modern Jesuit universities did not offer studies in medicine, and from 1586 onwards, the Jesuit Ratio studiorum prohibited digressions on medical topics in the Aristotelian curriculum. However, some sixteenth-centuryJesuit text books used in philosophy classes provided detailed accounts on physiological issues such as sense perception and its organic location as ...
Azziz Ricardo R Dr. Azziz is professor of obstetrics and gynecology, of medicine, and of medical humanities, and president, Georgia Regents University, and chief executive officer, Georgia Regents Health System, Augusta, - - 2013
National and global events are rapidly and irrevocably driving transformation in both academia and health care. One result is an increase in the pace of institutional restructuring, consolidations, and mergers, including the melding of academic medical centers (AMCs; i.e., medical schools and their clinical enterprises) with nonmedical universities. Georgia Regents ...
Kim Tae-Ho TH Institute of Medical History and Culture, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, - - 2013
This article traces early career of Kong Pyung Woo, a public figure famous for being the first doctor of medicine in ophthalmology with Korean ethnicity in 1936, for founding and running the oldest and still the most successful private eye clinic in Korea since 1937, and also for his engagement ...
- - 2013
Lynell M. Dupepe, BS, RLATG, Associate Director, Department of Comparative Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.
Ní Chróinín Danielle - - 2013
career intentions of medical students may impact on education and workforce planning. We sought to determine (i) career choices of senior medical students; (ii) interest in geriatric medicine; (iii) factors influencing such choices; and (iv) the impact of a 6-week Medicine in the Community module. cross-sectional survey of all senior ...
Consedine Nathan S - - 2013
Mismatches between the needs of public health systems and student interests have led to renewed study on the factors predicting career specializations among medical students. While most work examines career and lifestyle values, emotional proclivities may be important; disgust sensitivity may help explain preferences for careers with greater and lesser ...
Yang Holly B HB San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine, San Diego, California 92103, USA. - - 2013
The need for doctors who have skills in pain management and palliative medicine is greatest in low and moderate resource countries where patients most frequently present to their health care system with advanced illness and greater than 80% of the global deaths occur. While medical students trained in the United ...
Pearn John - - 2013
Biographies of medieval English doctors are uncommon and fragmentary. The two best-known English medieval physicians were Gilbertus Anglicus and John of Gaddesden. This paper brings together the known details of their lives, compiled from extant biographies and from internal references in their texts. The primary records of their writings exist ...
Smith Donald F - - 2013
The future of veterinary medicine is best understood in the context of history. What began as a profession rooted in urban centers in proximity to horses, physicians, and medical schools, was transformed into a land grant-based agricultural profession with the arrival of the internal combustion engine in the early twentieth ...
Schaper Elisabeth - - 2013
To prove the hypothesis that procedural knowledge might be tested using Key Feature (KF) questions in written exams, the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover Foundation (TiHo) pioneered this format in summative assessment of veterinary medicine students. Exams in veterinary medicine are either tested orally, practically, in written form or digitally ...
Su Tong - - 2013
Disaster is a serious public health issue. Health professionals and community residents are main players in disaster responses but their knowledge levels of disaster medicine are not readily available. This study aimed to evaluate knowledge levels and training needs of disaster medicine among potential disaster responders and presented a necessity ...
Schmidt Gregory A - - 2012
The availability of portable ultrasound devices is changing the approach to the diagnosis and management of shock by offering timely diagnosis and acting to guide therapy. Goal-directed echocardiography (GDE) can be performed well by noncardiologists and consists of a limited number of standard cardiac views: parasternal long axis, parasternal short ...
Neill Kathryn K - - 2012
To determine the impact of an advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) to develop skills needed to apply an evidence-based approach to population-level practice decisions. A 4-week evidence-based medicine APPE was implemented that included active-learning techniques and online learning modules, participation in state drug-policy committee meetings, and completion of an evidence-based ...
Breathnach Caoimhghin S - - 2012
John Alexander Lindsay was born at Fintona, county Tyrone in 1856, and at the age of 23 he graduated in medicine at the Royal University of Ireland. After two years in London and Europe he returned to Belfast to join the staff at the Royal Victoria Hospital and in 1899 ...
Watkins R W - - 2012
Practices contemplating the Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition process are confronted with an arduous task. Perhaps the most palpable constraints are time management combined with staff allocation decisions. Outside consultants can be expensive and disruptive to practice flow. Collaborating with a local college or university's healthcare management or other health career ...
Scarlett M D - - 2012
The one-year Diploma in Anaesthetics (DA) was the first postgraduate programme offered by the then Faculty of Medicine of The University of the West Indies (UWI). It was instituted in 1966, when the need for trained physician anaesthetists became paramount. Over 200 physicians have been awarded the DA which was ...
Cerni Obrdalj Edita - - 2012
Department of Family medicine has been formed in academic year 2002/2003, few years later after the foundation of the School of Medicine University of Mostar. The formal members of department are professor and assistants who lecture and lead seminars. In addition, physicians in rural practices contribute to teaching of family ...
Quincy Brenda - - 2012
The LR has the potential to be a valuable tool to mitigate uncertainty in the diagnostic process for clinicians in any area of medicine. With more and more LRs being published in the literature and the ready availability of the likelihood nomogram, there has never been a better time to ...
Garousi Saeide - - 2012
Despite the importance of body satisfaction on self concept and well being, there is little study about it or its consequences in Iranian populations, a part of Asian culture. The aim of this study was the assessment of body satisfaction and body management strategies in Iranian university students. This survey ...
Dimick Chris - - 2011
Adding a project management credential to their professional arsenal opens HIM professionals to new opportunities both within their facilities and in a range of nonprovider settings.
Stewart Rosalyn - - 2011
In response to calls for medical education reform we designed and implemented a new Longitudinal Ambulatory Clerkship (LAC) at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The LAC provides first-year medical students with their initial exposure to clinical medicine during a 12-month experience consisting of weekly clinic sessions with a ...
Crump William J - - 2010
The University of Louisville School of Medicine Trover Campus (ULTC) was established in rural west Kentucky in 1998 with the purpose of increasing the number of rural physicians. Utilizing the affinity model, a primary goal of the ULTC is to encourage rural students to pursue a medical education and return ...
Rogers Mary E - - 2010
Identify the most important factors associated with choosing rural medical practice. Cross-sectional design using a web survey to collect quantitative and qualitative data. One hundred and ninety junior doctors--91 interns, 99 PGY2. Choice of practice location (urban/rural), reason for choosing location, enticement to a rural location. Twenty-seven per cent of ...
Helland Luke C - - 2010
We sought to understand the motivations and barriers for recruitment of new emergency medicine residency graduates to rural emergency departments (EDs). We used the American Medical Association Physician Masterfile to identify 2006 to 2008 emergency medicine residency graduates and then surveyed everyone currently practicing in rural EDs and a random ...
Mashreky S R - - 2010
Although burn disaster is not a frequent event, with urbanisation and industrialisation, burn disaster is becoming an emerging problem in Bangladesh. On 3 June 2010, a fire disaster killed 124 people in Neemtali, Dhaka, Bangladesh. This paper narrates the management of burn patients of this disaster in the burn unit ...
Kim Dae Shik - - 2010
This study examined the interaction effects of the amount of practice and the cane technique used in drop-off detection with a sample of 32 adults who were blind. The advantage of the constant contact technique over the two-point touch technique was significantly greater for the less experienced cane users than ...
Wielandt Patricia M - - 2010
Currently Canadians living in rural communities tend to have a poorer health status than those living in urban settings. This is contributed to by the shortage of health professionals choosing work in rural and remote areas. Over the past decade there has been much research into the recruitment and retention ...
Curtin Lisa - - 2010
Living and practicing psychology in a small, rural community has opportunities and challenges. We describe the context of rural communities and identify several of those challenges and opportunities. A case study demonstrates the influence of multigenerational involvement, complex professional and social situations, and the potential difficulties facing the responsible clinician. ...
Villarroel Aurora - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To identify factors associated with veterinarians leaving a career in rural veterinary practice (RVP). DESIGN: Cross-sectional descriptive study. SAMPLE POPULATION: Veterinarians from the United States who no longer worked in RVP. PROCEDURES: Veterinarians in any area of practice were solicited to participate in an online survey through invitation letters ...
Laurence Caroline O - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: A large of amount of literature exists on the factors that influence the recruitment and retention of rural general practitioners (GPs) in Australia and other countries. The selection of a rural practice location is known to be influenced by professional, personal and family, community and economic factors. Most of ...
Yan Fei - - 2011
In 2003, China launched the New Cooperative Medical Scheme (NCMS) as a form of health insurance for rural areas. Counties play an important part in the management of the system, raising issues over the capacity of local government to manage complex health insurance systems. This paper examines the extent and ...
Ricketts Thomas C - - 2010
This study attempted to determine if there were identifiable trends in where surgeons moved from and to over time. Physicians, including surgeons, change the location of their practices over their careers. If this movement follows economic theory that surgeons, like most professionals, seek better economic opportunities, then their movements should ...
Swayne Andrew - - 2010
The practice of rural and remote medicine in Australia entails many challenges, including a broad casemix and the remoteness of specialist support. Many rural practitioners employ advanced procedural skills in anaesthetics, surgery, obstetrics and emergency medicine, but the use of these skills has been declining over the last 20 years. ...
Pepper Carolyn M - - 2010
CONTEXT: Recruiting and retaining physicians is a challenge in rural areas. Growing up in a rural area and completing medical training in a rural area have been shown to predict decisions to practice in rural areas. Little is known, though, about factors that contribute to physicians' decisions to locate in ...
Stellefson Michael - - 2010
This exploratory study assessed the self-management learning needs, experiences, and perspectives of COPD patients treated at a Certified Federal Rural Health Clinic to inform the development of a COPD self-management DVD. A purposive, homogeneous sample of COPD patients participated in focus group interviews. Data from these interviews were referenced to ...
Thomson Jennifer - - 2009
BACKGROUND: With the influx of Australian medical graduates into the workforce, new clinical prevocational training rotations within general practice need to be developed. This study describes the relationship between general practitioner teachers' interest in hosting junior doctor rotations, and general practice characteristics including rural location, size and infrastructure. METHOD: All ...
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