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Black MCG students aim for least diverse...

The small fraction almost made LaTarsha Taylor, a student at the Medical College of Georgia, flinch when she heard it — of the nearly 16,000 orthopedic surgeons in the United States, 50 are black women like her. She jokes that she tries to avoid looking at the numbers, but those odds haven’t deterred her from […]

Duke surgeon strives to diversify medica...

DURHAM, NC (WNCN) — Dr. Trinitia Cannon is working to diversify the medical field. His journey to becoming a surgeon was strewn with pitfalls. She wants to break down these barriers for young people of color who dream of working in medicine. In Duke’s operating room, Cannon performs complex surgeries on patients with head and […]

The Spider-Man movies, ranked from worst...

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse is a huge contender for Spidey’s Best Picture. Will he achieve victory? Sony/Marvel Spider-Man: No Coming Home delivered on its promise to be the biggest movie of 2021. But — crossing box office landmarks and in addition to garnering acclaim from critics and fans – how does No Way Home fare […]

Florida runner turns to medical for futu...

Hunter Koike runs in an inning against conference rivals. Photo courtesy of UNC Ashville Laura Hoffmansports editor[email protected]Hunter Koikea 20-year-old junior from St. Augustine, Florida, started his track career late and under strange circumstances. As a freshman in high school, Koike struggled to adjust to the lacrosse team he was on and what it had to […]

High school students have the opportunit...

Starkville, Miss. (WCBI) – The University of Mississippi Medical Center and Mississippi State hosted an event at the Colvard Student Union to educate high school students about careers in the medical field. This weekend, the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Mississippi State teamed up to educate young minds about the medical field and what […]

Courtship in the cafeteria | SteamboatT...

Registered nurse Terri Chapman (right) of the Jan Bishop Cancer Center meets her husband, nuclear medicine technologist Kevin Chapman, on her first day on the job during an orientation visit.UCHealth/Courtesy Photo This year, Valentine’s Day falls on another busy workday Monday, when many couples need to take time out to celebrate, but love may be […]

Whitfield aspires to a career in the med...

Paducah Tilghman High School Kauri Whitfield is one of six members of this year’s PaxtonScholars Class XII, and she aims to work in the medical field. The scholarships are distributed through the McCracken County Community Care Endowment Inc., known as MCCCE Inc. The million dollar endowment was created by Fred Paxton and his wife, Peggy. […]

Princeton Public Schools Foundation offe...

The Princeton Public Schools Foundation has announced a new scholarship opportunity. PPSF wishes to invest in health care in the greater Princeton area by providing scholarship opportunities in the medical field, which benefits both PHS scholars and residents of the community. The COVID-19 pandemic has overwhelmed the healthcare system in the United States, highlighting the […]

When will California relax mask and vacc...

SAN FRANCISCO— As the Omicron surge quickly fades and people clamor for a return to pre-pandemic life, public health officials in California and beyond are facing new pressure to relax safety rules for masks and vaccines. But many remain reluctant to claim victory, aware that new variants are possible in the months to come. Hopes […]

The KC Royals had their own “Moonlight”

It’s safe to say that most baseball fans rank field of dreams among their favorite movies, but how many know that a former member of the KC Royals can relate to a certain character more than most? Archibald “Moonlight” Graham is featured in the 1989 baseball movie classic, played as a young man by Frank […]

Germany goes wild for French films at th...

Every year in February, the German capital hosts one of the biggest international film festivals, the Berlinale. The festival turns since 1951, the dawn of the Cold War, as a “showcase of the free world” and its evolution through Berlin’s divided history made it a uniquely qualified platform for uncovering social issues through the prism […]

Clovis Medical University partners with ...

CLOVIS, Calif. (KFSN) – A high school program at Clovis brings medical students together to share their knowledge and learn more about the healthcare field. There are 72 students in the Patient Care Career Technical Course at Clovis East High School this year. One such student is Abigail Ilagan-Esponilla, who is just under two years […]

‘It was a nightmare’: life in the United

This article is published in partnership with The 19th, an independent, non-profit newsroom that reports on the intersection of gender, politics and politics. Read the full version here Saturday marks the 49th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, the landmark decision that guaranteed abortion rights in the United States. It could be […]

Jim Belushi is a cannabis grower and cla...

Actor-turned-cannabis grower Jim Belushi thinks his brother, John Belushi, would still be alive if he had been a ‘pothead’, saying marijuana is the ‘best medicine’. Jim, who now runs a pot farm in Oregon, touted the benefits of marijuana during a promotional interview for the new season of his reality TV show, Growing Belushi. “It’s […]

2022 Medical Field Scholarship Applicati...

The Mercyhealth Association of Volunteers is now accepting scholarship applications for high school students and adults residing in Rock, Walworth, or McHenry counties who are pursuing careers in health care. Several scholarships will be awarded by the Association. Please submit your application by 4 p.m. on April 15, 2022. Once you have started filling out […]

‘Scream’ is America’s No. 1 movie, featu

Editor’s Note: This story may contain spoilers for those who haven’t seen “Scream” yet. For the second time in three months, a film made in Wilmington is the No. 1 film in America. “Scream,” the self-aware slasher thriller that shot in Wilmington in the fall of 2020, earned an estimated $36 million at the U.S. […]

Los Fresnos high school students enter m...

LOS FRESNOS, Texas (ValleyCentral) – The ongoing pandemic has increased demand for healthcare workers around the world. Here in the Rio Grande Valley, students at Los Fresnos High School will soon enter the medical field with their newly acquired certifications. “I always knew that I had always wanted to study the medical field,” said Karen […]

Haverford High School students take part...

HAVERFORD – Many high school students spend their time watching movies. In Haverford Township, several high school students produced a film that was submitted to the International High School Screenwriting Competition. The film “ENGRAM” was entirely written, shot, edited and produced by high school students who also played the main roles in the film. “ENGRAM” […]

Here is a broadcast of 10 grievances rel...

Imagine how many more lives could have been saved and the suffering could have been avoided if more … [+] people have followed science-backed Covid-19 precautions since the start of the pandemic. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes / Getty Images) Getty Images Today, December 23, in addition to being National Pfeffernuse Day, is also supposed to […]

Cameron Boyce’s parents say the hardest

For the parents of the late actor Cameron Boyce, watching a new posthumously released movie is complicated business. For his mother, Libby Boyce, it is a thrilling experience. She says five minutes go by without thinking about her 20-year-old son, who died two years ago from an epileptic seizure. “Just looking at the freckle on […]

Get to Know Kerry Hammon with the Idaho ...

EastIdahoNews.com shines a spotlight on the hard working people who make our local businesses successful. Every Sunday we get to know YOU! 1. Name, function and company: Kerry Hammon, Public Information Officer, City of Idaho Falls / Idaho Falls Fire Department. 2. What does your business do and what are your responsibilities? We pride ourselves […]

December 17, 2021 – The Suburban Times

December 17, 2021: Weekly summary The city celebrated the holidays with a driving light parade on Saturday, December 11. Almost 900 cars full of families from Lakewood attended the event. Councilmember Patti Belle was sworn in on Monday. Belle was elected in November after starting her term by appointment in February. A deadly fire broke […]

Love to help people inspired ASU medical...

December 14, 2021 Editor’s Note: This story is one in a series of profiles of notable fall 2021 graduates. Angel Morales, a fall 2021 graduate in Biological Sciences from Arizona State University in Phoenix, always knew he wanted to work in the medical field. Knowing what he wanted to study was easy, but choosing where […]

COVID death toll nears 800,000 to end ye...

MISSION, Kan. (AP) – Carolyn Burnett is getting ready for her first Christmas without her son Chris, a beloved high school football coach whose outdoor memorial service drew hundreds of crowds. The unvaccinated 34-year-old father-of-four died in September from COVID-19 after nearly two weeks on a ventilator, and his loss has left a gaping hole […]

Metlakatla man accused of shooting dead ...

Tyler Henderson, fourth from left, with teammates and coaches in a photo taken earlier this year at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival ahead of the “Alaskan Nets” premiere in Santa Barbara, California. Director Jeff Harasimowicz is third from right. (Photo courtesy of TJ Scott) Tyler Henderson, a senior on the 2018 Metlakatla Chiefs High […]

Live updates from Maxwell trial: accuser...

Annie Farmer, one of Jeffrey Epstein’s earliest known accusers, testified at Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial on Friday.Credit…Tamir Kalifa for The New York Times Annie Farmer, the fourth accuser in Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial and the first of her accusers to testify under her real name, spent Friday morning describing before a federal court jury her first meeting […]

The program aims to strengthen the repre...

TAMPA, Fla – Dexter Frederick recently stood in an administrative office at Grace Community Health Center in Tampa with a poster of the Periodic Table of the Elements hovering over his shoulders. Morgan Butts, a doctoral student at the University of South Florida, stood in the doorway with a notepad in hand. “How many days […]

The program aims to strengthen the repre...

TAMPA, Fla – Dexter Frederick recently stood in an administrative office at Grace Community Health Center in Tampa with a poster of the Periodic Table of the Elements hovering over his shoulders. Morgan Butts, a doctoral student at the University of South Florida, stood in the doorway with a notepad in hand. “How many days […]

Fayetteville Police Launches New Gun Vio...

A locally produced educational film that explores the issues facing teens today debuted Thursday night with a red carpet affair at the AMC Fayetteville Theater on Lake Valley Drive. Produced in partnership with Project Safe Neighborhoods and the Fayetteville Police Department’s Educating Kids about Gun Violence program, “The Crux” explores issues ranging from sexting and […]

AP Top News at 1:08 a.m. EST

Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | 9 p.m. Updated Tuesday November 30, 2021 | 10:08 p.m. Abortion rights at stake in historical Supreme Court arguments WASHINGTON (AP) – Abortion rights are at stake in the Supreme Court in landmark arguments over the landmark decision almost 50 years ago that declared a national right to […]

The partnership in Omaha comes at the ri...

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – A needed partnership has grown in the Omaha metro as the next generation of medical experts watch the effects of a global pandemic on overwhelmed patients and hospital staff in need of more skilled professionals. Camila Delgado Garcia might just be the next friendly face to help you on your next […]

Jonathan Larson Cause of death: how did ...

If you’ve watched Tick, Tick… ​​Boom !, you might be wondering why Jonathan Larson died and how he died of an aortic aneurysm. Tic, Tic… Boom!, which debuted on Netflix on November 19, 2021, is a biographical musical drama based on the musical of the same name by Jonathan Larson (Andrew Garfield), a composer and […]

How the Joneses are changing the medical...

Medscape Couples of medical power is a new series highlighting important spouses or domestic partners in healthcare. Both have achieved high level professional success and have made significant contributions in their respective fields. Frank Jones, MD, MPH, and Jada Bussey-Jones, MD Frank Jones and Jada Bussey-Jones pose for a photo. Frank Jones, MD, MPH, remembers […]

A teenager from Paducah takes an interes...

Kate LeBuhn, senior at Paducah Tilghman High School, didn’t have to look too far for career ideas, having healthcare professionals for parents. “It’s hard to describe, but since I was little I have always been very intrigued by my father’s work and my mother’s. Both work in the medical field, ”she said. “It’s like hearing […]

Medical Equity Club involves members in ...

For a group of seniors, actively participating in the medical world has been the silver lining of COVID-19. Officially run through Socially Responsible Surgery at Boston Medical Center (BMC), the Medical Equity Club introduces students to medical disparities nationwide while supporting physicians and patients at BMC. Seniors Alexa Kalish, Ava Linas, Ana Martino and Emma […]

Beyond the Bench: A Conversation with Au...

Audrey Brumback Assistant professor, University of Texas at Austin Audrey Brumback had no intention of following in her father’s footsteps, a physician, scientist and founder of the Journal of Child Neurology. She went to medical school but tried new specialties – OB-GYN then ophthalmology. Ultimately, however, these forays into healing were unsatisfactory for what she […]

“AHmong Us” Encourages Hmong Students to

WAUSAU, Wisconsin (WSAW) – The Hmong community represents 12% of the population of Wausau, but Hmong health professionals are under-represented. A program called AHmong Us tries to solve this problem by giving students the training they need. Ten high school students received hands-on preparation and mentoring for medical school. “I really wish I had had […]

Colorado program brings diverse students...

Mayra Dawkins found her calling as a teenage intern at Colorado Children’s Hospital, struck by the bonds between doctors and nurses and their young patients. Now, as a urology nurse on the staff at the children’s hospital, she seeks to create the same sense of connection – with a soft spot for children like her, […]

Myra Smith ‘The medical field is for me’

Myra Smith is a 19-year-old Clarksville native, but recently moved to Russellville for an easier commute to and from campus. Smith attended Arkansas Tech University where she majored in Nursing. When asked why she chose nursing, Smith said, “I didn’t know what I wanted to do until my last year of high school, and nursing […]

Regan siblings turn to medical care, ins...

The January 2012 explosion of an improvised explosive device (IED) in Afghanistan that cost a family member his legs sparked an interest in biomedical engineering in then-12-year-old Garrett Regan. A 2018 graduate of Wilmington High School and currently majoring in biomedical engineering at Wright State University, Regan remembers being fascinated when his cousin – Josh […]

Gaydos led football to medical success |...

Many athletes in Fayette County used track and field to further their education. One of those athletes was former canton German high school football and wrestling player Joel Gaydos. Gaydos was a two-year college football scholar for the Uhlans in the late 1950s. He was part of teams that posted records of 5-4 in 1958 […]

‘We need to be heard’: Alamo Heights med

Updated Saturday August 21. A growing number of parents in the Alamo Heights Independent School District who work in the medical field are asking their school board to implement a mask mandate. Many attended the regular council meeting on Thursday August 12; several others spoke at a specially convened meeting on Tuesday, August 17. Alamo […]

High school students prepare for a caree...

Fourteen-year-old Riley Baker is considering a career in medicine. So she was eager to join other students at Connellsville Area Senior High School as they recently observed open heart surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. “I never thought a heart looked like this,” said Baker, a freshman from South Connellsville. As Baker and 14 […]

A bronchial link: the top 2 in OSH on th...

Odessa High School Promotion Major Sejal Yadalla and Salvator Aakash Angirekula are heading to different universities, but they’ve created a bond over the past three years that they hope will continue for years to come. Yadalla has been with OHS since his second year, from Lock Haven, Pa., A town of about 10,000 people. She […]

Doctor, doctor: alternative education an...

It’s no secret that becoming a full-fledged doctor can take a lot of work. Professionals in this field must be able to deal with a wide range of medical conditions and issues and think quickly. Years of studying medicine, working to gain experience and proving yourself in this field can be too much for many […]

Outstanding 2021 MSSU Graduate Looks For...

SWearing a hat and shirt from his future medical school, Nathan Piccoli, 22, a senior at Missouri Southern State University, breathed a big sigh of relief on Thursday after completing his final exam of his undergraduate career. “Especially since this morning, I’m in seventh heaven,” he said with a smile. “Now all that stress from […]

Cove High teacher prepares students for ...

Sandra Perry’s class, a career and technology education teacher at Copperas Cove High School, inspires learning because she brings real-world experience to the classroom. Its classroom is physically set up to be conducive to learning, including a mock patient room where students practice nursing skills and also learn in a simulated pharmacy. CCHS Principal Jimmy […]

Murray teenager to study medicine on tri...

MURRAY – It’s probably fair to say that most 16-year-olds don’t know what to do with their lives. Even fewer would make the effort to travel to the other side of the globe to study their chosen field. Dylan McCallon, meanwhile, is far more passionate about a career in medicine than most teenagers would be. […]

Academic and medical scholarships and gr...

Academic and medical scholarships and grants The Clallam County Physicians Community Benefit Fund is now accepting applications for college scholarships in medicine-related fields and medicine-related community grants. Scholarships and grants will be awarded in 2021-2022. The benefit fund was created in 1995 when Regence BlueShield joined with Clallam County Physicians Service, Inc., a company formed […]

UW obtains 4th best graduate program in ...

Dean Diana Hess said the number of specialty programs ranked within the School of Education is a “great strength for us”. UW-Madison ranked second in high school teacher education, behind Michigan State University, and among the top ten in all of its other specialty programs. “We are delighted and honored to be recognized once again […]

Colorado Doctors Highlight Importance of...

DENVER (CBS4) – In the emergency department at UCHealth Hospital at the University of Colorado, Dr. Vaughn Browne sees the worst of the pandemic every day. CBS4’s Conor McCue spoke to him and other medics as part of CBS4’s Elevating Black Voices series that highlights community members during Black History Month. “We have seen a […]

New VISD Program Offers Students Pathway...

Zoey Bailey, 15, a freshman at Victoria East High School, wants to be a doctor someday. Her goal of opening her own practice prompted her to apply to the Victoria School District’s new program: Pathway in Technology Early College High School, or P-TECH. The program provides students with a free path to post-secondary credit and […]

New VISD Program Offers Students Pathway...

Zoey Bailey, 15, a freshman at Victoria East High School, wants to be a doctor someday. Her goal of opening her own practice prompted her to apply to the Victoria School District’s new program: Pathway in Technology Early College High School, or P-TECH. The program provides students with a free path to post-secondary credit and […]

Three Former Wolf Pack Athletes Bring Me...

Note: RGJ met with former Wolf Pack athletes who are now doctors or medical school to see how their athletic careers have helped shape their education. Here are three of their stories. When playing football for Nevada, Dani Green learned about perseverance, being part of a team and working hard to try to achieve a […]

Mary Trott finds the medical field to be...

During her lifetime, retired radiologist Mary Trott has seen the percentage of women in the medical profession increase. “I think it allows women to have a life, mainly because of the changes in working conditions,” Trott said. “One thing I can’t stress enough with young female doctors is that many women go it alone with […]

Student-run program encourages black you...

The MOE Scholars program created by a pre-med student dedicated to exposing black youth to the medical field is currently helping students at the Columbus City Preparatory for boys. Credit: Courtesy of Maurice Lathan For one student, what started with the loss of a loved one turned into a passion for changing lives. Maurice Lathan, […]

District 211 medical student interns

Kimi Nijjar, senior at James B. Conant High School, and Ambrozia Itellari, junior to William Fremd, had the opportunity to experience the medical field when they participated in a three-week internship program with Arlington Pediatrics in Arlington Heights. Dr Dave Brottman said the aim of the program is to expose students to the overall operations […]