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Washington State University considers med school

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By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Medical officials predict an aging population and expanded health coverage under the Affordable Care Act will contribute to doctor shortages across the nation. In response to the projected need, Washington State University has begun exploring the feasibility of opening a medical school on its Spokane campus. “It’s clear we need more primary care physicians,” WSU president ... Read More »

Western Michigan University renames medical school after Homer Stryker

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Three years ago, anonymous donors gave Western Michigan University a $100 million gift that made its new medical school possible. Today, WMU President John Dunn announced that WMU School of Medicine will be named in honor of those donors: Ronda Stryker, granddaughter of Homer Stryker, and her husband, William Johnston, a WMU trustee. The first class of 50 medical students ... Read More »

Singapore university makes bold move to curb obsession with grades


NUS to adopt a simple pass or fail system, like MIT In a bold move by the National University of Singapore (NUS) to reduce the obsession with grades, how its freshmen perform in exams may no longer count in their final mark. The initiative, already in place at its medical school, will be rolled out in phases to other faculties, ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes