Feinberg has named two new associate deans: Kathryn Hufmeyer, ’11 MD, ’14 GME, currently clinical assistant professor at the University of Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been named associate dean for curriculum, effective July 1, and Linda Suleiman, MD, ’17 GME, currently assistant dean of Medical Education and assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery…

Now Ward is creating fresh controversy in the state’s medical community after appearing alongside Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis at several events, where Ward rejected Covid-19 vaccines and most pandemic-era mitigation efforts. Ward’s views are aligned with DeSantis’ on Covid. The Florida governor has built a national reputation by rejecting Covid-19 mandates such as masking students…

New York, NY (January 24, 2023) We are writing to let you know that the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has chosen to withdraw from the U.S. News & World Report medical school rankings, effective immediately. The leadership of Icahn Mount Sinai has long believed that the U.S. News medical school rankings have…

Two artificial intelligence (AI) programs — including ChatGPT — have passed the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), according to two recent papers. The papers highlighted different approaches to using large language models to take the USMLE, which is comprised of three exams: Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3. ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence…

Physicians-in-training at top teaching hospitals across the country are joining unions, demanding higher pay and better working conditions. The Committee of Interns and Residents, the largest group representing doctors in residency and fellowship programs, said it added chapters at five teaching hospitals last year and two in 2021, up from a prepandemic pace of roughly…

Jan. 13, 2023 The University of Minnesota and its medical school announced a vision Thursday to acquire the Twin Cities facilities currently owned by Fairview Health Services. The news comes as Fairview and Sioux Falls-based Sanford Health pursue a merger. The university’s plan is part of a broader vision for a campus that would include…

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