Navigation Links
The American Federation for Medical Research Says Daschle Must Cure Clinical Research Crisis if Change Is To Take Hold in U.S. Health Care System
Date:12/11/2008

has decreased significantly in recent years.

According to the NIH, the average age of physician scientists in 1980 was 39. By 2015, the average age is expected to be 52. If action is not taken now, the U.S. will face a critical shortage of qualified physician investigators within the next decade, creating a massive knowledge gap between aging physicians and the next generation of physicians.

"The cost of not advancing research and training future physician scientists is one that will be paid by the entire world. The United States is a global feeder pool of physician scientists," said Buchman. "A further breakdown in clinical research and failure to revitalize the physician-scientist workforce of the future will impact medical breakthroughs, treatments and critical training throughout the world. The pharmaceutical industry cannot be counted on to undertake clinical research alone, and from an economic standpoint, clinical research dollars are being focused away from the U.S. and concentrated on China and India."

The AFMR is an international, multi-disciplinary association of physician scientists engaged in all areas of patient-oriented clinical, translational and laboratory research. The organization promotes understanding of advances in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, facilitates the exchange of ideas and information among physicians and investigators concerned with the treatment of disease and works to improve public health by fostering research across medical disciplines through public policy initiatives and educational programs. The AFMR also works to develop future generations of clinical researchers through its own programs, while encouraging public, private, and governmental investment in such initiatives.

    CONTACT:
    Gwendolyn Knapp
    TOP SHELF Communications & Public Relations
    502-265-0216
    gknapp@top
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Federation for Medical Research
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Many Older Americans Have Active Sex Lives
2. Despite grumbling, most Americans say they are happy at work
3. Record Number of Americans Lack Health Insurance
4. Longaberger Expands Horizon of Hope Campaign to Build Support for American Cancer Societys Breast Cancer Initiatives
5. AUDIO from Medialink and Pfizer: Number of Uninsured Americans Grows to 47 Million
6. New Survey Shows Americans are Still Concerned About Food Safety, Yet Still Not Smart About What They Like to Eat
7. Novo Nordisk Appoints New Leader of North American Business
8. Amid Improving Life Expectancy Rates, Risk of Premature Death is Still Significant for Americans, New Study Shows
9. Primary biliary cirrhosis more severe in African-American and Hispanic patients
10. AOA President Calls on Congress to Reauthorize SCHIP and Take Action to Ensure Health Care Coverage for All Americans
11. American Chemical Societys Weekly Presspac -- Sept. 5, 2007
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/23/2014)... July 23, 2014 The beauty products ... by the year 2020, according to recent news reports. ... the top sellers in the U.S. and the CherryNews.com ... cream under $100 is now reviewed at http://cherrynews.com/best-nourishing-eye-serum ... a first-time or experienced shopper to compare the different ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... The age spots, wrinkles and puffy eyes that can be ... now explored in a new guide posted at the Cherry ... over 30 are introduced in the guide as well as ... of creams as an alternative to surgery is one method ... the information in the new guide. Because there are hundreds ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... Recently, iFitDress.com, a professional company of women’s ... 2014 vintage party dresses . Aside from that, it ... discount is up to 63% off. , “We are excited ... new items are all manufactured by trustworthy and experienced workers ... July 30; it is great to provide such a great ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... New York, New York (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 ... that the use of a power morcellator ( http://www.injurybeacon.com/power-morcellator/ ... uterine sarcoma and other cancers throughout a woman’s body, ... on July 22nd in the Journal of the American ... hysterectomy using a power morcellator at 500 U.S. hospitals ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... By Steven Reinberg ... (HealthDay News) -- Many obese and overweight American children ... their weight is fine, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday. ... health outcomes, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol ... epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Best Wrinkle Cream Under $100 Reviewed at Top News Website Online 2Health News:Best Eye Creams for Women Over 30 Detailed in Published Guide at News Website Online 2Health News:Cheap 2014 Vintage Party Dresses From Professional Supplier iFitDress.com 2Health News:Power Morcellator News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Publication of New Study Confirming Potential for Uterine Morcellation to Spread Undetected Cancer 2Health News:Power Morcellator News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Publication of New Study Confirming Potential for Uterine Morcellation to Spread Undetected Cancer 3Health News:Power Morcellator News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Publication of New Study Confirming Potential for Uterine Morcellation to Spread Undetected Cancer 4Health News:Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are 2Health News:Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are 3
... seen in older patients, study finds , , THURSDAY, Feb. 26 ... to spike up when men reach their mid-40s. , And ... are startlingly similar to the risk factors seen in older ... have no obvious symptoms but can cause residual damage -- ...
... Coast Service Options (FCSO), one of the nation,s largest ... to implement the second and final phase of a ... the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) last ... involves Medicare Part A and B administrative services for ...
... a statement by American Heart Association President Timothy Gardner, M.D. ... that President Obama is committed to putting health care reform ... spare. With more than 10,000 Americans losing coverage each day, ... provide affordable care to all Americans. His plan sets us ...
... and Advise Patients from Thousands of Miles AwayWASHINGTON, ... for researchers and scientists working in Antarctica became ... Faculty Associates -- an academic, multi-specialty physician group ... -- completed the installation and testing of a ...
... China Connection Global,Healthcare (CCGH), a pioneering leader ... Experience for Teens, an obesity-intervention plan,designed to ... of,the disease. The eight week summer ... offer 40 US high school students and ...
... lead to additional treatments, experts say , , THURSDAY, Feb. ... as playing a role in the inherited form of amyotrophic ... Massachusetts Medical School and King,s College, London. , The discovery, ... linked to the neurological disorder, also known as Lou Gehrig,s ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Men's Stroke Risk Rises Dramatically in Mid-40s 2Health News:Men's Stroke Risk Rises Dramatically in Mid-40s 3Health News:First Coast Service Options Announces Start-up of New Medicare Contract in the U.S. Virgin Islands 2Health News:Remote Medicine: GWU Medical Faculty Treat Antarctica Personnel 2Health News:Medical Tourism Provider Addresses Childhood Obesity through Cultural Immersion, Education 2Health News:Medical Tourism Provider Addresses Childhood Obesity through Cultural Immersion, Education 3Health News:Gene Mutation Linked to Inherited ALS 2
(Date:7/23/2014)... , July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Use of ... access programs to delay generic market entry results in ... a new survey and analysis by economic consulting ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/129680 Required by ... drugs and biologics, REMS programs are intended to improve ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... July 23, 2014  Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor ... medical monitoring, announced today that Mark VanderWerf , ... elected Chairman of the American Telemedicine Association,s (ATA) Industry ... The ATA is the leading international resource ... technologies. The ATA and its diverse membership work to ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... SEOUL, South Korea , July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... a clinical program to evaluate the use of udenafil ... palliation for single ventricle heart defects. The clinical program ... of representatives of the Pediatric Heart Network (PHN), a ... Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Analysis Finds $5.4 Billion In Annual Lost Savings From Strategies Geared Toward Delaying Generic Drug Entry 2Nonin Medical Announces that Mark VanderWerf has been Elected Chairman of the American Telemedicine Association's Industry Council 2Mezzion Pharma Initiates Clinical Development Program To Evaluate Udenafil In Adolescents With Single Ventricle Heart Defects 2
... Oct. 7 Nova Biomedical Corporation, a leading developer ... independent, wholly owned subsidiary, Sanvita CBGM, LLC, has completed ... subsidiary of CCS Medical, Inc. , Nova ... Nova,s Consumer Blood Glucose Monitoring (CBGM) subsidiary has become ...
... Calls for National Entity to Address Workforce ... CEOs told congressional staff and representatives of national ... pending health reform legislation does not yet reflect ... implement successful health system reform. "Pending bills ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Subsidiary of Nova Biomedical Completes Acquisition of Assets of CCS Medical's Subsidiary, Sanvita, Inc. 2Health Reform Bills Still Lack Strategic Focus on Health Workforce 2
... fast and effective resection of meniscal tears ... rim. The flat, crescent-shaped tip has an ... tightest joint spaces. Made in the U.S. ... engineering experience in arthroscopy hand instrument design ...
... Punch series facilitates fast and effective resection ... anatomically shaped meniscal rim. The flat, crescent-shaped ... access even the tightest joint spaces. Made ... 20 years of engineering experience in arthroscopy ...
... design provides fingertip ratchet disengagement allowing smooth, ... program offers state-of-the-art quality in an instrument ... and durability. Low profile cutting tips allow ... Series I instruments are available in just ...
... design provides fingertip ratchet disengagement allowing smooth, ... program offers state-of-the-art quality in an instrument ... and durability. Low profile cutting tips allow ... Series I instruments are available in just ...
Medicine Products: