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Should Med Schools Recruit Like Tech Giants?

January 16, 2019

Some medical schools are taking pages from the recruitment playbooks of Google and other high-tech companies and switching the focus from the "creativity suck" of test scores to problem-solving and leadership skills. Find out why.


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Tech Health Developments to Look Out For in 2019

January 10, 2019

Tech giants are moving into the healthcare space. Amazon and Apple are opening clinics. Uber has a medical transit program. This is just the beginning. Here are some more tech-health developments to watch in 2019.


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Spike in Numbers Applying to Med School

December 19, 2018

Good news for the doctor shortage: medical school applications are up! Let's take a look at the recent spike in applications to medical schools across the US.


Newly added Healthcare Programs

University of Lethbridge

Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management

January 17, 2019
The Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management (GCHSM) is jointly offered by the Dhillon School of Business and the Faculty of Health Sciences. This certificate is primarily designed for individuals with an undergraduate degree in health care or management, who are working full-time and would like to move into (or have recently been promoted… [+] into) a managerial role. [-]

Massey University

Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition

January 17, 2019
If you are passionate about food and nutrition and want to learn more about the science of how what you eat affects health, then Massey’s BSc (Human Nutrition) is for you. If you are passionate about food and nutrition and want to learn more about the science of how what you eat affects health, then Massey’s BSc (Human Nutrition) is for you.

Victoria University

Bachelor of Dermal Sciences

January 16, 2019
Enter a new and exciting industry with a Dermal Sciences degree at VU. Graduates provide competent, efficient and compassionate clinical care in the dermal profession.

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Five Wrong Reasons to Become A Doctor

January 14, 2019

There are many good reasons to go to medical school and join this noble profession. However, not all reasons are so good. Read on for a roundup of five things that should not be on your list of reasons to be a doctor.


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Med Schools Make Strides in Diversity

December 27, 2018

In 2009, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) introduced two new diversity accreditation standards calling for US medical schools “to engage in systematic efforts to attract and retain students from diverse background and develop programs, such as pipeline and academic enrichment prog...