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...

Plumbing Manufacturers International Applauds Science R&D Investments and STEM Education Provisions in New CHIPS and Science Act

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) applauds congressional approval of the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act of 2022. The legislation, expected to be signed by President Joe Biden, was developed to strengthen our nation’s competitiveness with China through increased investments in scientific research and development, federal STEM education programs, cybersecurity, innovation programs, and semiconductor manufacturing. The bill provides a comprehensive reauthorization of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which plays a pivotal role in America’s science and technology advancement by determining industry standards critical to fair competition and supporting U.S. manufacturing. The bill makes crucial investments in research, including...

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...

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...

The Center for Health Affairs and Dignity Health Global Education Expand Partnership

Through this elevated partnership, the two organizations are working together to provide specialized healthcare workforce education and development. CLEVELAND, July 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Health Affairs, the leading advocate for Northeast Ohio hospitals, today announced a new educational opportunity through Dignity Health Global Education (DHGE), a leading healthcare workforce development company, for member hospitals, sponsor and community organizations, and members of The Center's business affiliate, CHAMPS Group Purchasing (GPO). DHGE designs and offers online degrees, certificates and custom education programs by working alongside leading academic institutions as well as top healthcare experts, such as chief executive officers and chief nursing officers,...

Outdoor education has psychological, cognitive and physical health benefits for children

There is a growing interest across Canada in outdoor education that is formally integrated into school. This trend has increased since COVID-19, particularly because open-air environments significantly reduced the risks of disease transmission. Outdoor education is an umbrella term that includes many approaches and settings. Practitioners of outdoor education may be involved in what they see as nature-based education, place-based learning, forest schools, environmental education or experiential learning. Especially with younger children, outdoor education can be play-based, using movable parts that are open-ended like buckets or blocks — what educators call “loose parts.” Outdoor education can happen in green spaces,...