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In the Young Doctors Club, UIC medical students teach North Lawndale elementary, middle and high school students about health sciences and careers in …

Simulation suits teach medical students empathy

Medical student Ludwika Wodyk fumbles her way slowly down the stairs, her movements encumbered by heavy strapping around her limbs and body, her vision distorted by special goggles. She is one of a group of medical students in Poland being given the chance to experience first-hand how it can feel …

Medical School

Black women in white coats- How women excel in medicine

Black Physicians Network mentors medical students

If you want to meet three women who defy odds, look no further than Drs. Linda L. Clark, Gina Cuyler and Nana Duffy.<p>In a country where less than 4 …

Howard University College of Medicine, a Leader in Medical Education

Weill Cornell medical students interviewed about White Coats for Black Lives Die-in and march

Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS) Conversation: Drs. Robert Higgins and Edward Cornwell, III

Night Doctors

<b>Night Doctors</b>, also known as Night Riders, Night Witches, Ku Klux Doctors, and Student Doctors are bogeymen of African American folklore, with some …

Overcoming racism as a black medical student then a working physician

<i>Randall Kennedy is the Michael R. Klein Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.</i><p>During his first year at Duke Medical School, Damon Tweedy returned to a lecture hall after a mid-class break only to be confronted by the professor, who asked, “Are you here to fix the lights?” Tweedy was taken aback as …

Medicine

Quebec's medical schools grapple with new type of training for doctors

Competency-based training is the new wave in medical education and Quebec’s medical schools are gearing up to expand their use of this type of …

3 Things Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Ta-Nehisi Coates' Between The World And Me

"I have seen that dream all my life," writes Ta-Nehisi Coates in his new book, <i>Between The World And Me</i>, winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction. "It is perfect houses with nice lawns. It is Memorial Day cookouts, block associations, and driveways. The Dream is tree houses and the Cub …

Books

Should your startup be an LLC or corporation? Here are the pros and cons.

New entrepreneurs put a lot of time and thought into incorporating and choosing a business structure. After all, it’s the first big legal decision to …