Increasing direct supervision of physician residents doesn't lower medical error rates and can make trainees less autonomous, according to a new study.
The Association of American Medical Colleges has been lobbying Congress to find ways to address what's expected to be a devastating physician shortage. AAMC CEO Dr. Darrell Kirch spoke to Modern Healthcare about issues facing the next generation of physicians.
Baltimore won a lawsuit against HHS over funding cuts to teen pregnancy prevention programs, city Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen learned while speaking at Modern Healthcare's opioid symposium.
The 16-hospital New Jersey health system, which teamed up with Seton Hall University to create the school, will provide money from its investment portfolio to help offset tuition costs for students who meet academic and financial-need standards.
As Match Day approaches, a new report suggests medical schools don't have clear policies to assist students with disabilities, and many students fail to request help as they worry it could hinder their success in that hyper-competitive environment.
The most recent data from the National Resident Matching Program show that of the 139 geriatric fellowship programs for the 2018 appointment year, just 35 were filled.
California University of Science and Medicine's School of Medicine is expected to open in August. Prime Healthcare Foundation, the not-for-profit affiliate of for-profit health system Prime Healthcare Services, provided more than $60 million for establishment of the medical school.
At Advocate's second simulation center, clinicians and others practice improving patient safety.
The school, slated to welcome its first class this summer, was built in partnership by Hackensack Meridian Health, a 16-hospital system based in Edison, N.J., and Seton Hall University, a Catholic school in South Orange, N.J.
Both versions of the Republican-led Congress' tax overhaul tinker with financing that bolsters major health research institutions, and either proposal could have a far-reaching impact on these facilities.
Hillary Clinton on Monday called on mental health professionals to create a standardized curriculum to teach middle and high school students nationwide about anxiety and depression.
Many schools are reforming their coursework to fill gaps in traditional programs and better prepare students for adapting to new technology, payment models, leadership roles and collaborative approaches to care delivery.