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Medical schools use outreach programs to make student bodies more diverse
Medical school officials have long said they want a broad range of backgrounds among their students, yet they have had...
Web Exclusive: Preparing for the July Effect: Five Strategies for Integrating New Residents
Deaths from medication errors appear to increase in July, perhaps because of the addition of new and inexperienced...
Study: The 'July effect' may hold for fatal medication errors
In July, new medical residents arrive at hospitals, and rumor/legend/conventional wisdom holds that the "July...
Web Exclusive: Should All Healthcare Providers Have Geriatrics Training?
The Partnership for Health in Aging—a coalition of more than 20 organizations representing eldercare...
Mass. General residents cut back to 80-hour weeks, but with mixed feelings
Last year, a national accrediting agency put a Mass. General Hospital program on probation for violating...
Web Exclusive: Report Questions Patient Safety Training, Recommends Improvements
Today's medical students are not learning enough about patient safety, the importance of teamwork and communication...
Do Sleepy Medical Residents Jeopardize Patient Care?
The agency that accredits U.S. residency and fellowship graduate medical education programs should limit allowable...
University of Chicago Medical Center brain surgery training program on probation
The University of Chicago Medical Center's neurosurgery training program has been placed on probation for two years by...
Massachusetts General Hospital cited on surgeons' overload
Junior surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital have been working too many hours in violation of patient safety...
$10 million donation to Florida International University will support medical program
Florida International University's new medical school has received a major donation expected to be matched by the state...

Webcast: Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
The physician-hospital relationship has always been important but with reform, fortifying these partnerships is now an...
Audio Conference: Slash Your Readmission Rates
With 20% of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries discharged from a hospital being readmitted within 30 days, two of...
Webcast: Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment
Physician turnover can cause millions to walk out your front door. Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit...
Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...
Handbook: Peer Review and Quality Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Credentials Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Department Chair Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Medical Executive Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Book: The Medical Executive Committee Manual
Give physician leaders the knowledge and tools to confidently and effectively carry out their MEC responsibilities and...