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Upcoming Issue of the JSNMA--Call for Submissions!

Upcoming Issue of the JSNMA–Call for Submissions!

  Consider becoming an author for the Spring 2015 issue of the JSNMA! For more information, please email jsnma@snma.org.  

Integrative medicine a welcome new trend

On February 19, 2015, Bryant Stamford of The Courier – Journal reported that integrative medicine is on the rise. He presents one well-known practitioner, Dr. Deborah Ballard of Kentucky One Health’s Healthy Lifestyle Centers. To learn more, click here.

Amazed by Grace: Laughter best medicine

On February 20, 2015, Susan Steensuezquesteen of dnj Daily News Journal reported that “laughter is one of the greatest keys to a better life.” To learn more, click here.

I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE – Darryl Cannady , MD Candidate at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

I AM THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE – Darryl Cannady , MD Candidate at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

  Darryl Cannady grew up in Gainesville, FL where he attended grade school and later on for college, at the University of Florida. In middle school, he played alto saxophone and the clarinet, and was a member of his school’s Mu Alpha Theta Math and MathCounts teams. In high school, Darryl was on the football, weightlifting, and Mu Alpha […]

Match Not to Blame for Low Resident Salaries

On January 30, 2015, Shara Yurkiewicz, MD of MedPage Today reported that the high demand for a fixed number of residency positions is responsible for low resident salaries and not the infamous match process. To learn more, click here.

Physician Burnout: It Just Keeps Getting Worse

On January 26, 2015, Carol Peckham of Medscape reported that in the current ‘Medscape Physician Lifestyle Report,’ the percent of all physicians reporting burnout increased from 40% in 2011 to 46% in 2015. To learn more and to access the ‘Medscape Physician Lifestyle Report,’ click here.

Obama seeks $215 million for precision medicine

On January 30, 2015, Meg Tirrell and Cara Caruso of CNBC reported that President “Obama will dedicate $215 million in his budget request to the [‘precision medicine initiative’], which will seek to broaden medicine’s understanding of the molecular underpinnings of cancer, compile comprehensive health information on at least a million American volunteers, and improve data sharing across […]