Shirley Chi, MD ’01, GME ’02, board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon, has become an on-air advocate for patients.
Browsing: Education News
In her last year of residency, Jill Huded, MD, created new educational handouts for CommunityHealth, a free clinic in Chicago, to increase health literacy in an underserved population. Her project was funded by a Schweitzer fellowship.
First-year medical students used a first-of-its-kind iPad app, an interactive simulation-based textbook of cardiovascular physiology and hemodynamics, as part of their Cardiovascular Blood Module.
Linda Van Horn, PhD, RD, professor in Preventive Medicine, discusses the role of nutrition in the education of medical students and in research at the medical school.
Adenike Adewuyi, a third-year MD/PhD student, uses computational models to improve control of artificial limbs of partial hand amputees.
A group of medical students spent a month volunteering in urban and rural clinics and learning about public health in India.
Students in the Physician Assistant Program celebrated National Physician Assistant Week by raising awareness about the training and career of PAs, as well as by holding a keynote lecture and reception.
Bronwyn Rae, MD, MPH ’13, lecturer in preventive medicine, will spend the next year as a professor of anesthesia in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, as part of a new public/private initiative of the Peace Corps and Seed Global Health.
The official start to the academic year, the annual Founders’ Day Convocation includes the recitation of the Declaration of Geneva and the handing out of white coats to the incoming class.
To hone critical thinking and investigational skills, rising second-year students conduct research projects over the summer as part of the new curriculum. Two students share their work in basic science.