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July 1, 2022

Mom of Nine Takes Baby Steps on Path to Becoming a Neurosurgeon Mom of Nine Takes Baby Steps on Path to Becoming a Neurosurgeon

Sarah Merrill downplays a characterization as an overachiever. She and her husband, who each have several advanced degrees, have moved nine times in the past 2 […]
June 10, 2022

Interprofessional Education Benefits Nursing, Medical Students Interprofessional Education Benefits Nursing, Medical Students

Creating opportunities for nursing students and medical students to collaborate during their training can be tricky. Still, research suggests doing so can yield massive payoffs for […]
June 3, 2022

Resident Unionizing on the Rise Amid a Weakening Pandemic Resident Unionizing on the Rise Amid a Weakening Pandemic

Grant Lin was asleep — just off a night rotation — but waking up every few hours that morning to check his phone for progress.  Meaghan […]
May 3, 2022

There’s a Shortage of Cadavers for Surgeons to Practice There’s a Shortage of Cadavers for Surgeons to Practice

Not enough people are donating their bodies to science, and this is affecting surgeons’ ability to hone their skills by practicing on cadavers, according to professors […]
May 2, 2022

LGBT+ Residents Show Greater Rates of Depression: Study LGBT+ Residents Show Greater Rates of Depression: Study

Going into residency can be a daunting task for any student, but according to a new study from the University of Michigan, the emotional toll is […]
April 29, 2022

‘Sexual Minority’ Med Students Face Inclusivity Challenges: Study ‘Sexual Minority’ Med Students Face Inclusivity Challenges: Study

Medical students who identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual view medical school learning environments less favorably than heterosexual students, and rates of burnout may be higher […]
April 22, 2022

Relief and Concern Over Step 1 Exam’s Switch to Pass/Fail Relief and Concern Over Step 1 Exam’s Switch to Pass/Fail

For the first time this spring, second-year medical school students left their initial board exams worried about just one factor: passing. The infamous 7-hour Step 1 […]
April 19, 2022

Med School to Pay $1.2M in Refunds, Debt Cancellation Med School to Pay $1.2M in Refunds, Debt Cancellation

Although disputing the allegations, Saint James School of Medicine has settled a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that the school used deceptive marketing tactics […]
April 14, 2022

More Medical Schools Build Training in Transgender Care More Medical Schools Build Training in Transgender Care

Klay Noto wants to be the kind of doctor he never had when he began to question his gender identity. A second-year student at Tulane University […]
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