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Report: Fewer Blacks, Hispanics Enrolling in Medical Schools Amid Worsening Doctor Shortage

by | June 26, 2020 A new report by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), released on Friday, predic Read more

Schools Weigh Options for Fall Amid Uncertainty Surrounding Coronavirus

by | May 13, 2020
After varying amounts of struggle, higher ed institutions across the country moved online for t [...] Read more

Meharry Medical College’s Dr. James E.K. Hildreth Weighs In On COVID-19

by B. Denise Hawkins | April 30, 2020
Dr. James E.K. Hildreth, infectious disease expert and president of Meharry Medical College, th [...] Read more

Howard University Hospital Doctors Prepare For a Potential Surge in COVID-19 Patients

by B. Denise Hawkins |
For infectious diseases doctor Siham Mahgoub, some diligent “detective work” and plenty of [...] Read more

Berea College Praised For Coronavirus Response

by | March 12, 2020
Kentucky’s Berea College is winning plaudits for the way it is dealing with the coronavirus c [...] Read more

AACC, Other Conferences Cancelled Amid Coronavirus Crisis

by | March 10, 2020
Hours after the American Council on Education (ACE) on Monday canceled its annual conference, t [...] Read more

If Law Allows, Nurse Practitioners May Be Answer to U.S. Physician Shortage

by Lois Elfman | February 18, 2020
As the U.S. faces a severe shortage of primary care physicians, nurse practitioners (NPs) are r [...] Read more

Report: Students of Color Find it Difficult Accessing Mental Health Support

by | January 22, 2020
A new study by ACT analyzed high school students' access to mental health services. [...] Read more

Diversity at Public Health Schools Improves at a Crawl, Report Finds

by | December 11, 2019
A 20-year update on a 1999 study found that public health schools are diversifying - but not ne [...] Read more

TSU is First HBCU to Open Student-Run Physical, Occupational Therapy Clinic

by Sammy G. Allen | August 28, 2019
This week marks a historic first for Tennessee State University as it becomes the first histori [...] Read more

Save the Climate and Yourself — Ban the Burger on Campus

by | August 26, 2019
If your campus is green energy-wise but you’re still buying all-beef hamburgers and the like [...] Read more

Can Telemedicine Help Students Stay Healthy?

by | August 21, 2019
The college lifestyle – famous for hectic schedules, late-night study sessions and 2 a.m. piz [...] Read more

New Initiative Tackles Graduate Student Mental Health

by | August 20, 2019
Graduate students are six times as likely to experience anxiety and depression as people in oth [...] Read more

Gender-Minority Mental Health Study: Change Needed on Campuses

by Pearl Stewart | August 19, 2019
Students who identify as transgender, gender-nonconforming, genderqueer and nonbinary are far m [...] Read more

Advocacy and New AMA Presidency Define Harris’ Career in Psychiatry

by | August 15, 2019
Rather than getting career inspiration from her family and friends, Dr. Patrice Harris’ inter [...] Read more
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