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Seven Innovative Community Colleges Named Awards Of Excellence Winners

 The nation's community colleges are making great strides to increase completion rates. Seven community colleges were honored for their work...

Apr 20, 2015, 19:40 ET

ACR and SBI: Draft USPSTF Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Would Cost Thousands of Lives and Could Eliminate Mammography Insurance Coverage for Millions of Women

 Adoption of draft United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) breast cancer screening recommendations would result in thousands of...

Apr 17, 2015, 11:09 ET
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Making The Most Of Your Pathology Report: Four Tips For Women Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

For any woman, a diagnosis of breast cancer can be frightening. But as Rita Wilson's recent experience shows, engaging with the keystone of the...

Apr 17, 2015, 05:00 ET

Two Community College Legends Recognized For Contributions To Higher Education

The future of community colleges is dependent on the foundation set by the leaders of yesterday and today. Through their innovative leadership,...

Apr 17, 2015, 05:00 ET

Focus Is On The Next Big Things At 95th Annual AACC Convention

More than 2,000 community college presidents and other senior leaders will attend the 95th Annual Convention of the American Association of...

Apr 17, 2015, 05:00 ET

Vincent Tinto To Receive Harry S. Truman Award From AACC

The continuous work of community colleges to increase student success rates has been shaped by the research and recommendations of Vincent Tinto,...

Apr 16, 2015, 10:00 ET

Continuing Education for Public Company Directors from The American College of Corporate Directors

Founded in Boston in 2004, The American College of Corporate Directors, formerly the Corporate Directors Group, is a member based, continuing...

Apr 15, 2015, 09:12 ET
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ACEP Applauds Passage of Historic Medicare "Doc Fix"

 The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today applauded passage of legislation in the Senate to permanently replace the flawed...

Apr 13, 2015, 11:05 ET

Emergency Departments Improve Readiness to Care for Children

Pediatric emergency care coordinators in the nation's emergency departments are strongly linked with improved readiness to care for children,...

Apr 11, 2015, 22:00 ET

The Walt Disney Company Invests in Young Native American Leaders with a $250,000 Commitment to the American Indian College Fund

 The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) announced that The Walt Disney Company has committed $250,000 to create The Walt...

Apr 02, 2015, 09:00 ET
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CMS Grants CAP Reapproval As An Accreditation Organization

 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reapproved the College of American Pathologists (CAP) as an accreditation...

Apr 02, 2015, 07:00 ET

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect

At its 2015 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Salt Lake City, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) announced the...

Apr 01, 2015, 15:21 ET

Nation Shines the Spotlight on Community Colleges in April

Have you hugged your community college lately?  Thanks to community colleges, millions of Americans—of all ages and...

Mar 30, 2015, 13:19 ET
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ASCP, CAP, AMP, and ASCO Issue Draft Colorectal Cancer Molecular Marker Testing Guideline and Announce Opening of Public Comment Period

CHICAGO and NORTHFIELD, Ill. and BETHESDA, Md. and ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for...

Mar 30, 2015, 10:00 ET
Blythe J. McGarvie with her Distinguished Director Award

The American College of Corporate Directors presented its annual "Distinguished Director Award" at their Director Forum in Ponte Vedra, Florida

 Blythe J. McGarvie was honored by the American College of Corporate Directors and received the annual Distinguished Director Award on March...

Mar 30, 2015, 07:00 ET

Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center Clinical Geneticist and Laboratory Director Dr. Jerry Feldman Elected President of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)

Gerald L. (Jerry) Feldman, MD, PhD, FACMG, of Detroit, Mich., is the new president of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG),...

Mar 26, 2015, 12:02 ET
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ACEP Supports Repeal of the SGR: "Congress Must Replace Failure with Success"

 The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) urges passage of the legislation just introduced to replace the Medicare Sustainable...

Mar 26, 2015, 06:00 ET

Jeff Bridges and the Abiders to Perform at American Indian College Fund's 25th Anniversary Gala in Los Angeles

The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) has signed Jeff Bridges & the Abiders to perform live at its 25th Anniversary Gala, to be...

Mar 20, 2015, 12:46 ET
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Bruce Stone of Florida becomes 2015-2016 President of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), the leading trust and estate organization of peer-elected trust and estate lawyers, has...

Mar 16, 2015, 18:30 ET
Kim Allan Williams, M.D. FACC elected President of the American College of Cardiology

American College of Cardiology Elects Dr. Kim Allan Williams President

The American College of Cardiology today elected Kim Allan Williams, M.D. FACC as president for the upcoming year at its 64th Annual Scientific...