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Should Medical School Last Just 3 Years?

Should Medical School Last Just 3 Years?

Sandwiched between three mind-numbing years of basic science courses and hospital rotations and the lockdown years of residency training, the fourth year of medical school has long been a welcome respite for future doctors. It is the only time in their medical education when students have few requirements and a plethora of elective course offerings […]

Get Published in the Journal of the Student National Medical  Association (JSNMA) for our  Winter 2013 / Spring 2014 Editions.

Get Published in the Journal of the Student National Medical Association (JSNMA) for our Winter 2013 / Spring 2014 Editions.

The Journal of the Student National Medical Association is looking for original submissions from National SNMA members  (associate and active members) for their upcoming JSNMA issue and jsnma.org! Medical/Public Health submissions preferred; exceptional non-medical/health submissions will be  considered as well. *You must be paid national member to be published!!! Winter 2013 JSNMA Edition would be […]

Doctor Shortage: Doctors Encourage Minority Students to Learn Medicine

Doctor Shortage: Doctors Encourage Minority Students to Learn Medicine

Doctors met minority high school students to invite them to consider a career in medicine. Derrick Jones, a sophomore at Ballou Senior High School, said that he was grateful for the support of the volunteer doctors. He said they were committed to helping him get to where he wants to go in life. Jones spoke […]

Research Assistant – Global Health

Research Assistant – Global Health

The Center for Global Development, an independent, non-partisan research organization in Washington, DC seeks a Research Assistant to support the work of the Director of Global Health Policy. The successful candidate will have experience with research in economics and/or Global Health Policy.  The RA must demonstrate strong quantitative, analytical and communications skills. General Responsibilities: Under […]

YOUNG LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

YOUNG LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The National AIDS Memorial Grove Young Leaders Scholarship Program (YLSP) recognizes, supports and encourages the educational efforts of young people committed to active roles of public service and leadership in the struggle against HIV/AIDS. YLSP is open to current high school seniors and college undergraduates who have demonstrated an active commitment to fighting AIDS (for […]

Program addresses shortage of healthcare professionals in less developed countries

Program addresses shortage of healthcare professionals in less developed countries

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 15, 2013 – The Peace Corps today will begin accepting applications from healthcare professionals interested in serving as medical or nursing educators in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda as part of the Global Health Service Partnership program. Volunteers will serve one-year assignments starting July 2014 teaching clinical skills to medical and nursing students […]

Massachusetts General Hospital Summer Research Trainee Program

From the Multicultural Affairs Office, the Summer Research Trainee Program is a mandatory eight weeks in length. Students will   prepare an oral presentation of their work at the completion of the eight-week program.   Prepare an abstract of the research project.   Attend the weekly didactic seminars (mandatory), as well as an introductory course […]

Public Health Resources

Valuable resources for those interested in public health:   http://www.onlineschools.org/online-bachelors-in-public-health/ http://www.onlineschools.org/online-masters-in-public-health/ http://www.onlineschools.org/online-phd-in-public-health/

Federal Initiative Aims to Raise Number of Minority Scientists

Federal Initiative Aims to Raise Number of Minority Scientists

Few blacks enter biomedical research, and those who do often encounter obstacles in their career paths.   A study published last year found that a black scientist was markedly less likely to obtain research money from the National Institutes of Health than a white one — even when differences of education and stature were taken […]

Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities for 2013 in Biomedical Research and for Pre-Medical Studies Students

Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities for 2013 in Biomedical Research and for Pre-Medical Studies Students

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