Research Fellow, Faculty Of Health Sciences job with AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY

Conduct high-impact research at a leading internationally recognised research institute Full time, fixed-term for 2 years based at North Sydney campus About ACU: Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses: Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield, Blacktown and Rome. As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them. About The Faculty Of Health Sciences: The Faculty of Health Sciences...

Bridging gaps in oral health education in a medical school in the United States: a pilot study | BMC Medical...

Our program was developed as an elective during the pediatric clerkship for third year medical students at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York. Prior to implementation of this pilot study, all medical students at Albert Einstein College of Medicine were exposed to fifteen minutes of instruction dedicated to oral health through a head and neck physical examination didactic lecture and workshop taught during the second year of medical school. Third year medical students have typically completed the didactic portion of medical school and are in their first year of hands-on clinical training. All students (n = 270) beginning their pediatric...

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Two New Actions to Address Youth Mental Health Crisis

Our nation’s young people are facing an unprecedented mental health crisis. Even before the pandemic, rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts among youth were on the rise. The pandemic exacerbated those issues, disrupting learning, relationships, and routines and increasing isolation – especially among our nation’s young people. More than 40 percent of teenagers state that they struggle with persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness, and more than half of parents and caregivers express concern over their children’s mental well-being. To address this crisis, President Biden put forward in his first State of the Union a comprehensive national strategy to...

Department of Family Medicine set to offer comprehensive Indigenous health education – Dal News

On July 8, 2022, the Wije'winen Health Centre opened its doors to the urban Indigenous community in Halifax, providing future opportunities for medical learners interested in Indigenous health. An initiative of the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre, the new health centre will boast a full-time academic physician position, becoming the first of its kind in Nova Scotia to host learners formally. Medical students and residents will be offered a comprehensive experience in Indigenous health — something that has not previously existed in the central zone.   Serving patients who have not had options for self-directed care in the past, the centre...

Medical Education Goes Woke – WSJ

Photo: justin lane/Shutterstock The woke domination of American higher education can seem tragically comic when it’s confined to the English department. But when it infiltrates the hard sciences, far more is at stake. Read and wince at how woke politics is about to infect medical education. The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., that represents and advises medical schools. It also has influence with the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the national accreditor that sets med-school standards. So when the AAMC tells schools to revise how they teach, America’s future physicians will be...

Better supports will help people get trained for high-demand careers

People looking to advance their skills training will receive a boost through a new program that will help them more smoothly transition from academic upgrading to high-demand career programs.People will be able to access 26 new pathway programs at 11 public post-secondary institutions throughout B.C. this coming school year. The pathway programs are a new Adult Basic Education and English Language Learning initiative that will help address labour shortages by better supporting students in completing the pre-requisites they need to transition directly into high-demand post-secondary programs of their choice. “We’re committed to making it easier for British Columbians to get ahead,”...

Provinces urge solutions in health, education and streets

Vice President Raquel Peña and the Ministers of the Presidency, Joel Santos, and the Administrative Clerk of the Presidency, José Ignacio Paliza, offer details. Santo Domingo, DRThe government yesterday held the second day of the “Government in the provinces” project, through which they seek to “bring closer and promote” the works carried out by President Luis Abinader. According to the program, each minister and director of the government train went to each province and municipality to talk about the “work of the government” that began on 16 August 2020. Through a press conference, the authorities affirmed that the most frequent...

Integrated ed-tech system for health science education

Technological advancements over the recent years have had a significant impact on health science professions. Not only have breakthrough advances in technology enhanced treatments, but it has also influenced health science education and changed the expectations that health science education institutes have of education technology (ed-tech) providers.  The pace of innovation across the medical industry continues to accelerate new-age technologies such as artificial intelligence, the internet of things (IoT), and cloud computing, which are now an integral part of the health science profession.  On the academic front, health science institutions have greater expectations of ed-tech providers. For a very long...

WVU education, health and wellbeing resources expanded with more than $2M gift | WVU Today

David and Dr. Jo Ann Goldbaugh Shaw, an alumni couple from Wheeling, have built a legacy of innovation, education and transformation at WVU through charitable giving. Their latest contribution benefits WVU Athletics, the WVU School of Medicine, the David and Jo Ann Shaw Center for Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety (STEPS) and WVU Medicine Children’s. (WVU Photo) A more than $2 million gift to West Virginia University from a dedicated alumni couple is expanding education, health and well-being resources to aid student-athletes, medical students, Mountain State families and more. Wheeling natives David and Dr. Jo Ann Goldbaugh Shaw...

Mendi Powers Brain Health Education Training Game

Brain training is quickly becoming a core element of growth and development and education is taking ... [+] note. getty What would we see if we peer under the door of the world? A chaotic and confusing landscape where stability is craved by most and experienced by few? The human experience offers the conundrum that with progress comes inevitable adjustment. Sometimes it seems like progress streaks across our lives, leaving a sense of unsettledness. Yet, those pieces of acquired knowledge that comfort our lives hold incredible value to our existence. 2007 brought our planet the iPhone. Little did the populous...