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United Nations Day 2014: Global Citizenship & Youth

Today is United Nations Day, and with all the bad news lately about Ebola, this week’s shootings at Canadian Parliament and more, perhaps now is a great time to reflect on international relations. UN Day marks the anniversary “of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter,” the United Nations (UN) website (http://www.un.org/en/events/unday/) says. October 24th has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948. In 1971, the UN General Assembly recommended the

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UMHS AMWA presents Clinical Study Lecture Series

The American Medical Women’s Association chapter of UMHS introduced an educational session last week called the AMWA Clinical Study Lecture Series. This lecture is the first of two this semester and will hopefully continue on into future semesters. With the help of Dr. Doherty, 20 students were presented with clinical case studies that they would discuss and diagnose. Two students, Brian Brownell and Priscilla Bigol, volunteered as mock patients by acting out symptoms characteristic of illnesses

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UMHS Signs Articulation Agreement with Gannon University in Erie, PA

Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania has signed an agreement with the University of Medicine and Health Sciences (UMHS) for its graduating Premed students, allowing those that meet minimum requirements guaranteed admission to one of the leading Caribbean medical schools, which prepares future doctors for careers in medicine in the USA and Canada. After completing their first year, Gannon University students will notify Dr. Lisa Nogaj, Director of the Pre-Professional Medicine Program at Gannon, stating that

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Transforming Primary Care: Why USA Lags Behind Other Nations

Primary Care still lags behind other specialties in U.S. medicine, but why? Is it just a matter of people seeking more highly paid specialties? Why is the USA behind other countries regarding this specialty? The Annals of Family Medicine said earlier this year that an additional 52,000 Primary Care Physicians are needed by 2025, a little more than 10 years away (http://annfammed.org/content/10/6/503.full0). The UMHS Endeavour explores reasons why there are so few Primary Care physicians,

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