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By Joanna Hughes May 2, 2018
A team of researchers from Queen’s University has determined that there exists an “urgent need” for increased investment in specialist maternal mental...
By Joanna Hughes April 25, 2018
Just over three-quarters of students at private medical schools in the US graduated with debt in 2016, according to the Association of Medical College...
By Joanna Hughes April 18, 2018
The annual UK Youth Index reveals the less than auspicious news that young Brits are unhappier than they’ve ever been. However, there’s a light in the...
By Joanna Hughes April 11, 2018
Experts have long attested to the many benefits of plant-based diets. Now comes news that four Brazilian cities have committed to being 100 percent pl...
By Joanna Hughes April 5, 2018
Every year on the occasion of the Qingming Festival in China, people pay tribute to the dead. Also known as “Tomb Sweeping Day,” the holiday has speci...
By Joanna Hughes April 4, 2018
As demand for nurses with bachelor’s degrees continues to rise, and with traditional nursing programs unable to accommodate enough nursing students to...
By Alyssa Walker March 29, 2018
A lack of diversity in medical school textbooks may contribute to racial bias in medical treatment, according to new research published by the Univers...
By Joanna Hughes March 21, 2018
As the healthcare industry continues to face a shortage of qualified general practitioners (GPs), a recent conference in Galway sought to identify the...
By Alyssa Walker March 14, 2018
Do med students hug their patients? It depends. Let's take a closer look at hugging in the medical field.
By Joanna Hughes March 7, 2018
Between demanding schedules, intense pressure and steep competition, many medical students experience the phenomenon of burnout. And while we often fo...
By Alyssa Walker February 28, 2018
Education doesn't just make you smarter. It makes you healthier. In a December 2017 article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Karin Fischer, a sen...
By Alyssa Walker February 16, 2018
For the past thirty years, women comprised less than half the number of students in medical school. Since the 1960s, women have hovered near the 50 pe...
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Articles

January 22, 2019

What do stethoscopes and business have in common? More than you think. Medical school and business school are more closely aligned than you might expect. Let's take a closer look.

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.