One in Four Specialist Trainee Doctors 'Very Worried' About Future Job Prospects
One in four specialist trainee
doctors in England views their future job prospects as 'poor' or 'very worrying,' as a result of changes in training and healthcare delivery, //reveals a survey* published ahead of print in a special edition of Postgraduate Medical Journal.
While the government ...
Team24 News Article - New EU Directive Offers a Healthy Outlook for Niche Recruitment Companies like Team24
...uld be working a 48-hour week. Aimed at protecting trainee
doctors' health and safety from the effects of wor...ows that it is possible to continue to ensure that trainee
doctors receive high quality training if all avail...rom 1 August 2009 It will now apply in full to trainee
doctors along with other workers It stipulates ...
Promising medical trainees receive funding to pursue research in hematology
...atology (ASH) announces the 2009 recipients of its trainee
Research Awards. Through this program, which is de...ific developments in the specialty.
Since 1995, trainee
Research Awards have supported more than 600 train...esearch or clinical investigation.
The 2009 ASH trainee
Research Award recipients are:
Chamberlain Group Surgical Training Model Facilitates New Treatment for Chronic Rhinosinusitis
...nt CT data which is then replicated as a three-dimensional model. The maxillary sinus anatomy differs slightly on each side of the Trainer so that the trainee
is not limited to just one anatomical situation.
Dick Cassidy, Vice President of Sales for Entellus Medical, said "physicians using the new Cham...
Anesthesia for Children: Getting Informed Consent Under Duress
...mitations as the main concerns.
Relational challenges, that is problems successfully relating to the patient, were also expressed. Questions about trainee
competence, mistrust associated with past negative experiences, and misunderstandings between physicians and patients or families were all key concern...
York County Jury Awards $4.4 Million in Birth Injury
... who suffered a brain injury at birth. The award was against Piedmont Hospital.
The jury said the hospital was at fault when it assigned a nurse trainee
to monitor Robin Wilson, who arrived three days before her scheduled induction with nausea and vomiting. The nurse misread fetal heart monitoring data...
Many Hospital Patients Can't ID Their Doctors
...ees, medical students, interns and resident physicians of a hospital shall wear badges clearly stating their names, their departments and their job or trainee
titles -- in terms or abbreviations reasonably understandable to the average person."
But, one expert suggested that such consumer-friendly steps a...
New training method helps surgeons evaluate their own minimally invasive surgery skills
...nchmark with which to measure the progress made by trainee
Broadly speaking, there a... box trainer, an enclosed rectangular box in which trainee
surgeons can practise performing basic manipulativ...in arranging the basic skills of the participating trainee
surgeons into a classification system which ranks ...
Inspirational Hematologists Honored With Mentor Awards From the American Society of Hematology
...guiding the next generation of physician-scientists and is willing to make sacrifices so that his students have every chance for success. "As a former trainee
of Tim's, I can personally attest to his superb mentoring. He has set an extremely high standard of personal integrity, scientific rigor, and commitme...
American College of Surgeons Comments on Institute of Medicine Report on Resident Duty Hours
...icine (IOM) for its committee report on resident duty hours that was released on December 2, 2008, by the IOM Committee on Optimizing Graduate Medical trainee
(Resident) Hours and Work Schedules to Improve Patient Safety.
ACS agrees with the IOM in its conclusion that further reductions in the man...
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EYESI Ophthalmosurgical Simulator
Description:...An ideal training system generates realistic surgery situations and enables trainee
surgeons to get familiar with standard surgery procedures as well as the tr... can be practiced without any risk for the patient. The surgical ability of trainee
doctors can be tested and assessed objectively. The training method is avai...
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Jonathan Berg, M.D., Ph.D. awarded Richard King Trainee Award for Best in Genetics in Medicine
Jonathan Berg, MD, PhD is the inaugural recipient of the Richard King Trainee
Award. This award was instituted last year by the American College of Medical Genetics Foundation (ACMGF) to encourage ABMG trainees in their careers and to foster the publication of quality research in Genetics in Medic...
2009 Signature Genomic Laboratories Travel Award winner announced
...ed her PhD from the University of Toronto in Biochemistry.
A new award in 2008, the Signature Genomics Travel Award is given to a selected student, trainee
or junior faculty ACMG member whose abstract submission was chosen as a platform presentation during the ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting. The AC...
Virtual reality: Keyhole surgeons training could help meet European working time directives
surgeons who add virtual reality (VR) training to standard 'apprenticeship'...graphic capability, software developers have built programs that enable the trainee
to interact with the images. "This greater level of involvement gives the p...
Distance learning course in radiation oncology for cancer treatment
...d Applied Sciences of Oncology Distance Learning Course - contains 71 training modules under eight topics. The modules are specialist topics needed by trainee
radiation oncologists, and these topics may not have local qualified experts to teach them. The material is expected to be complementary to the traini...
2008 Signature Genomic Laboratories Travel Award presented
... DNA Diagnostic Laboratory at Emory University School of Medicine.
New in 2008, the Signature Genomics Travel Award is given to a selected student, trainee
or junior faculty ACMG member whose abstract submission was chosen as a platform presentation during the 2008 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting. T...
Vaccine shown effective against chancroid
... manner," Elkins said.
In addition to Afonina and Elkins, other UNC authors are postdoctoral research associate Dr. Isabelle Leduc and postdoctoral trainee
Dr. Igor V Nepliouev, both of the Center for Infectious Diseases; Dr. Marcia Hobbs, research associate professor in the departments of medicine and mi...
Protein connections: A network to understand disease
...interacts with many of them. How do you find all the proteins that are relevant?"
She and the paper's first author, Dr. Janghoo Lim, a postdoctoral trainee
at BCM, decided instead to study all the proteins that, when mutated, cause similar clinical problems, in this case ataxias.
"Perhaps the disease ...
Fruit fly's beating heart helps identify human heart disease genes
...restigious Louis N. and Arnold M. Katz Basic Research Prize in November during its annual scientific sessions. This is the second year in a row that a trainee
in Rockman's lab has won the Katz prize. Last year, Naga Prasad, Ph.D. received the award.
In the past, researchers could not accurately study hear...
Trainee in Biological Technology
Kidneys for Transplant Function Earlier and Last Longer When Preserved in a Machine Compared to the Traditional Box of Ice
...there will be more kidneys available for transplantation and that they will be in better health."
Cyril Moers, lead author and clinical research trainee
at the University Medical Center Groningen, added "The results of the study clearly show the advantages of machine preservation over the traditional b...
Mentice, Inc. and Education Management Solutions, Inc. Form OEM Partnership
...aining. It captures the VR
event, the event log file, and the Fluoroscopic images in real-time and
provides evaluators the ability to assess and score trainee
checklists based on curriculum objectives. Remote access via multiple
channels is available to deliver an efficient methodology for re...
Volcano Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of Revolution Rotational Catheter and FFR for the s5i Integrated IVUS Console
...tmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
commented, "As a major teaching institution for Interventional
Cardiologists, it is our responsibility to ensure every trainee
in the full line of diagnostic modalities available to improve patient
care. The Volcano system will allow us to improve exposure to various...
Former Pfizer Director of Inflammation Molecular Sciences to Spearhead Velcura Therapeutics Inflammatory Disease Initiatives
...ersity of Wisconsin where he was
both a NIH and Ford Foundation Predoctoral trainee
Endocrinology/Reproductive Physiology. He was a NIH Postdoctoral trainee
Endocrinology and Hypertension at the Medical College of Ohio before
The Changing Face of Work (and Play)
... that training in a variety of potentially very different ways. In time, it will be rare for someone to begin a post-collegiate career as a management trainee
and work her way up to CEO and retire with a gold watch over a span of 45 years. In time, a new graduate will spend 10 or 15 years learning the ropes ...
Virtual-reality welding simulator an opportunity for Chippewa Valley college
...e simulator is a contained environment and can send performance feedback directly to a computer, allowing the instructor to offer direct advice to the trainee
and multiple other students viewing the simulation to learn directly from their actions.
Joe Hegge, vice president of education for Chippewa Valley...