Tag: residency

Report Urges Complete Residency Overhaul

The transition from undergraduate medical education (UME) to graduate medical education (GME) in the United States needs comprehensive reform, says a new report from the...

Connecticut Chapter of ACC at Center of Twitter Dustup

Tweets from a black female medical student about the perils of being on call after lengthy hospital shifts was met with a stinging rebuke from...

Med Student Kicked Out for Microaggression Dustup Sues School

Kieran Bhattacharya was slated to graduate from University of Virginia (UVA) Medical School in 2021. But in late 2018, he was suspended. In early 2019,...

Do Videos Show Med Student Abuse or Rite of Passage?

It’s a routine day at the hospital. A patient arrives with a suspicious leg swelling. A medical student on duty says the likely cause is...

New Orleans Announces Vaccine Rules for Indoor Venues

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. New Orleans will require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19...

In New York City, Impending Vaccination Rules Prompt Concern

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Security personnel ask customers for proof of vaccination as they enter...

FM Diversity Has Increased, but More Physicians of Color Needed

Family medicine has evolved in many ways since its inception in 1969, especially in terms of the people who are practicing it, but it still...

Medical School Student Influx May Overwhelm Montana Resources

Opening two new medical schools in Montana would stretch and possibly overwhelm the state’s physicians who provide the clinical training that students need to become...

Can Removing Urban Highways Improve the Health of US Cities?

Mandela Parkway, a four-lane boulevard enhanced by a median with trees and a curving footpath, stretches along a 24-block section of West Oakland. It’s the...

Resident Pay, Relationships Stay Steady Amid Uncertainty of COVID

Medical residents faced a challenging year in 2021; they were called upon to navigate the front lines of a pandemic while working to complete their...

Highly Respected, Beloved Pediatric Neurologist Dies

Verne Strudwick Caviness, Jr, MD, PhD, a highly respected pediatric neurologist and researcher, died at his home in Rockport, Massachusetts, on July 6. He was...

Diversity of Pediatric Residents, Fellows Continues to Lag

Researchers acknowledged that some of the factors contributing to the low proportion of minorities in the pediatric workforce may include educational disparities starting in primary...

The Realities of ‘No Jab, No Job’ for Healthcare Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Six of Dr. Eric Berger’s 47 staff members left his Philadelphia...

Report Shows Decline in Black Ob/Gyn Residents From 2014 to 2019

There has been a steady decline in the proportion of Black ob.gyn. residents from 2014 to 2019, according to new research published in JAMA Network...

Mayo Clinic Top Doc Ousted Over Sexual Relations With Mentees

When a prominent and highly published medical oncologist left the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota in 2018, there were no details as to why. Axel Grothey,...

Baseball, Beer, Bucks: COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives Grow

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. We’re way beyond free doughnuts now. Athletic teams, governors, and national...

As Virus Engulfs India, Diaspora Watches With Despair

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bad news, knowing no time zones, arrives...

Transgender Resident Speaks Up on Coming Out in Medicine

Evelyn Carroll, MD, had planned on coming out as a transgender woman to her colleagues at the Mayo Clinic for the better part of a...

New Mexico Governor Signs Bill to Legalize Recreational Pot

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham...

It May Take Decades Before Trainees Look Like the US Population

Researchers project that it may take up to a century before the percentage of Black and Hispanic medical residents reflects that of the general population....

What a Difference a Year Makes: California Poised to Reopen

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Gen Til wears a protective face mask while working out at...

Sun Exposure Linked to Reduced Pediatric MS Risk

Children who have higher levels of sun exposure appear to have a substantially lower risk of developing pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS) than children who are...

Insurance Regulator to Issue Warning on Virus-Test Billing

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s top insurance regulator is...

2021 NRMP Specialty Match Sees Record Numbers

The number of applicants to the Specialties Matching Service (SMS) of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) continued to grow this year, as did the...

Time’s Up Founder Choo Accused in Harassment Mishandling

Esther Choo, MD, MPH, an emergency medicine physician at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), is one of several leaders at the university accused in...