Medical Curricula in the Digital Age

Medical Curricula in the Digital Age »

12 Jul, 2016
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To keep up with the technologically advanced generation of students and rapid adoption of technology in healthcare, medical schools are now striving to digitize their curricula. These educational reforms are expected to better prepare medical students to practice medicine in the computer age.

The Fight To End the Step 2 CS Exam

The Fight To End the Step 2 CS Exam »

15 Apr, 2016
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The Step 2 CS exam has long been unpopular with medical students. Now, in a movement powered by social media, students, physicians and faculty are fighting to put an end to this costly and arguably redundant clinical skills test.

Dr. Robert Jamison on Using Smartphones to Manage Chronic Pain

Dr. Robert Jamison on Using Smartphones to Manage Chronic Pain »

PMC 320, a new app for chronic pain management from BWH, forecasts the future of smartphones in medicine

A Peek Inside the Harvard Forum on Health Care Innovation

A Peek Inside the Harvard Forum on Health Care Innovation »

27 Apr, 2015
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Prof. John Quelch discusses the Bloodbuy case study. Photo by Dr. Kirti Patel. The Harvard Forum on Health Care Innovation, a joint collaboration between Harvard Business School and Harvard Medical School, was recently held in Cambridge, Mass, on April 15-16, 2015. This private, invitation-only event assembled an elite group that included…
Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalists: Team Memorandum

Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalists: Team Memorandum »

17 Apr, 2015
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Nisarg Patel. Nisarg Patel may still be at the beginning of his career - he's a first year medical student at Harvard - but he has some big, career-making ideas. Along with team members Manav Sevak, Kunaal Naik, Manjinder Kandol and Kurt Carpenter, Patel pitched his idea for using wearables to improve medication…
Meet the 2015 Harvard InciteHealth Fellows

Meet the 2015 Harvard InciteHealth Fellows »

11 Mar, 2015
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The Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care announced last week that they have recruited their inaugural class of 22 InciteHealth fellows. Rather than being selected to pursue a single idea, multidisciplinary teams of fellows will work with patients, industry experts and world-class mentors to generate new approaches to improving primary care and health. Teams will…
Ilana Yurkiewicz on Writing and Medicine

Ilana Yurkiewicz on Writing and Medicine »

10 Mar, 2015
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Medical student and science writer Ilana Yurkiewicz says she always had an inkling that she wanted to be a physician. She grew up on Long Island, NY and did her undergrad at Yale University, where she studied molecular biology. While at Yale, she got her start in science writing, too, as Editor-in-Chief of the Yale…
Harvard Health Acceleration Challenge: Meet the Finalists

Harvard Health Acceleration Challenge: Meet the Finalists »

19 Feb, 2015
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The Harvard Business School (HBS) and the Harvard Medical School (HMS) recently announced the finalists of their Harvard Health Acceleration Challenge: Bloodbuy, I-Pass, Medalogix and Twine. The challenge is a “scale-up” competition that focuses on finding and mentoring companies with innovative healthcare solutions. All four finalists will receive networking, funding and mentorship during the next year to help…
Neel Shah, MD, on Healthcare Costs and Medical Technology

Neel Shah, MD, on Healthcare Costs and Medical Technology »

13 Feb, 2015
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Neel Shah is not your typical physician. After three years of medical school at Brown University, Shah became passionate about the high cost of healthcare when he saw patients struggling to pay their medical bills. He came to the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and, after learning more about health policy and economics, founded…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

23 Jan, 2015
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Harvard Medical School launches a biomedical informatics department. Photo via Shutterstock. We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. Two Dead in Shooting at Brigham and Women’s Hospital On Tuesday, Dr. Michael J. Davidson, a cardiovascular surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, was shot and…

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