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Oct 30, 2014, 15:53 ET

Final Gainful Employment Regulations Fail Students, Institutions And The Public

 The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) believes that the U.S. Department of Education's final gainful employment (GE)...

Oct 30, 2014, 14:15 ET

Surgeons Employ Two New Computer Imaging Approaches to Accurately Measure Breast Tumors and Chronic Wounds

 Surgeons are tweaking existing computer technologies to enhance their visualization of cancerous tumors and persistent wounds according to two...

Oct 30, 2014, 10:00 ET

The American College of Corporate Directors confers 21 Professional Director Certifications

 In 2007, the American College of Corporate Directors, the education and credentialing subsidiary of the Boston based Corporate Directors...

Oct 28, 2014, 20:45 ET

Universal Helmet Laws Reduce Traumatic Brain Injuries in Young Motorcyclists, According To Trauma Surgeons

 Young motorcycle riders are significantly less likely to sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) if they live in a state with universal...

Oct 28, 2014, 15:26 ET
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ACEP Elects Dr. Jay Kaplan as President-Elect

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today announced that Jay Kaplan, MD, FACEP, from San Anselmo, Calif., was elected...

Oct 28, 2014, 10:19 ET

American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program Completes Hospital Selection

The American College of Cardiology today announced 35 selected hospitals that are pioneering a team approach to keep patients healthy and at home...

Oct 27, 2014, 16:35 ET

American College of Surgeons Lifetime Achievement Award Given to Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS

Last night the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) was presented posthumously to Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS...

Oct 27, 2014, 12:05 ET

New Ebola Guidelines for Emergency Departments Published by CDC

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today announced it has been working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Oct 27, 2014, 09:30 ET
The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) announced the new, first of its kind monthly live Genomics Online Case Conference:  The ACMG Genomics Case Conferences.  "This is the first monthly internet-based live case conference in the US," said Michael S. Watson, MS, PhD, FACMG.  The main focus of the ACMG Genomics Case Conferences will be on the adaption of exome or genome sequencing technology in clinical care.  ACMG provides new and innovative approaches to education in genetic medicine, including CME webinars, videos, in-person conferences, point-of-care tools like the popular Newborn Screening ACT Sheets mobile app, practice and lab guidelines and more. ACMG is the national medical society for healthcare professionals in clinical and medical genetics and genomics.

ACMG To Introduce New, First-of-its-Kind Monthly Live Online Genomics Case Conference Series

 Case Conferences are a staple of training and education at hospitals and academic medical centers around the country.  But in a novel new...

Oct 27, 2014, 09:11 ET
Emergency Medicine of the Future Demonstrated at ACEP14

Emergency Medicine of the Future Demonstrated at ACEP14

 Demonstrations by more than 50 companies of cutting-edge technologies and devices are being featured this week in Chicago during the ACEP 2014...

Oct 24, 2014, 09:44 ET

American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress convenes in San Francisco, CA, October 26-30, 2014

 The Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), one of the largest educational meetings of surgeons in the world, will...

Oct 22, 2014, 11:06 ET
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Latest Emergency Medicine Research Highlights The Evolving Emergency Medical Care Landscape

Leading researchers in emergency medicine will present more than 400 studies during ACEP14-Scientific Assembly, the annual meeting of the American...

Oct 20, 2014, 11:33 ET
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Emergency Physicians Need More Resources to Manage Ebola

The arrival of the Ebola virus in the United States has prompted the nation's emergency physicians to urge policymakers to provide more resources...

Oct 20, 2014, 11:03 ET

Media Alert: Planning Your Estate in Any Circumstance

National Estate Planning Awareness Week, October 20-26, is a national effort to help consumers understand their options and financial needs in...

Oct 20, 2014, 08:00 ET
Oct 20, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Virtual Press Briefings Feature Renowned GI Experts' Commentary, Real-Word Perspective on Key Science Presented at the American College of Gastroenterology's 79th Annual Meeting

In a series of virtual press briefings, renowned experts in the field of gastroenterology offer commentary and real word perspective on the key...

Oct 20, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Dr. Stephen Hanauer Elected President of the American College of Gastroenterology

Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, FACG, a recognized international expert on the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, was elected by the membership as...

Oct 16, 2014, 07:00 ET

Comcast and NBCUniversal Donate Over $5 Million in Advertising in Partnership with American Indian College Fund to Raise Awareness about Higher Education Needs in Native American Communities

The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund), a national Native education non-profit, today announced that Comcast and NBCUniversal is...

Oct 15, 2014, 14:22 ET
Erika Torres-Hernandez, a tribal college student and Toyota Tribal College Scholarship recipient through the American Indian College Fund, plans to become a math teacher and work on her reservation.

Hope STEMS, Native American Students Blossom

A hardscrabble childhood didn't "harden" Erika Torres-Hernandez, but it did sharpen the Chippewa-Cree tribe member's resolve to achieve her goals...

Oct 09, 2014, 10:05 ET
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Ebola and U.S. Readiness are Topics for Discussion in Chicago

Now that the Ebola virus has crossed America's borders and was identified by a hospital in Dallas, emergency physician experts will be in Chicago...