Despite the projections of severe shortages made just 10 years ago, a combination of policy efforts, a responsive education system, private-sector initiatives, and the effects of the recession has led to unexpected growth in the nursing workforce.
In the setting of traditional residency training programs, physician-scientists are often limited in their ability to pursue research training goals while meeting clinical training requirements.
KL2 programs and institutional programs tend to have different preferences for policies versus activities to optimize qualification of mentors, the mentor-mentee relationship, incentives, and evaluation mechanisms.
This paper examines the challenges and opportunities in establishing and sustaining north–south research partnerships in Africa through a case study of the UK-Africa Academic Partnership on Chronic Disease.
In the 1960s, a new paradigm for training physicians emerged: one that combined clinical training and its focus on individual patients with a research training focused on studying the health of populations.
Pediatric residents who support further reductions in work-hours believe reductions have positive effects on patient care, education, and quality of life.
Appropriate use of existing diagnostic tests for infections, and development of better ones, could reduce overuse of antibacterial drugs.
Combining the best elements of academic medical centers and community health centers could deliver high-quality, cost-effective care to low-income Americans while training the next generation of health care professionals.
This commentary argues that it is timely to reengage physicians in the discussion of international comparative data about health care and to ask why the United States is so provincial in designing the systems by which care is delivered.
Most Massachusetts physician groups are using results from a statewide patient survey to help improve patient experiences, but a significant number are not making use of the information or are making relatively limited efforts.
This study aimed to explore the use of information and communications technology (ICT) in undergraduate medical education in developing countries.
A RAND/John A. Hartford Foundation initiative, Building Interdisciplinary Geriatric Health Care Research Centers, seeks to promote such research through developing innovative clinical and health services interventions. Interdisciplinary education, mentoring, and training opportunities, particularly for junior investigators, are the critical components necessary to foster multiprofessional research endeavors.
The authors believe the best way to enhance effectiveness is to build education into the system rather than rely on a separate system for education.
Although the concept of altruism in medicine has a long tradition in Western thought, little empirical research has been carried out recently in this area.
SES impacts future health outcomes, although the primary influence is education and not an individual's financial resources.
Examine symptomatology and mental health service use following students' contact with a large urban school district's suicide prevention program.
Despite efforts to support students affected by the hurricanes, schools were limited in their ability to implement disaster-focused programs.
This article provides information derived from the findings of The Licensed Acupuncture Collaborative (LAC) Study conducted in California during 2002-2003.
Mental health care for trauma-exposed populations in conflict-affected developing countries is often provided by PHPs.
Substance use initiation and frequency are associated with reduced educational attainments among adolescents. Reductions in the frequency of alcohol, stimulants and other drug use and the elimination of marijuana use were each associated independently with increased likelihoods of school attendance.