Tag Archives: medicine

Academic programs aim to close diversity gap in medicine – NBCNews.com

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Feb. 24, 2019, 4:08 PM GMT By Shamard Charles, M.D. Blacks and Latinos make up more than 30 percent of the U.S. population, but only 10.3 percent of medical school graduates, a number that hasn’t… Read More »

Medicine For Migration: A Call for Political Advocacy in Healthcare – Synapse

On December 3rd, while students and physicians struggled to find seats for a teach-in led by Dr. Tung Nguyen at the University of California-San Francisco, medical student Alec Feuerbach at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai held a teach-in for psychiatry residents, and students gathered to rally at Harvard Medical School. At that moment,… Read More »

The Top Biotech and Medicine Advances to Expect in 2019 – Singularity Hub

2018 was bonkers for science. From a woman who gave birth using a transplanted uterus, to the infamous CRISPR baby scandal, to forensics adopting consumer-based genealogy test kits to track down criminals, last year was a factory churning out scientific “whoa” stories with consequences for years to come. With CRISPR still in the headlines, Britain… Read More »