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Up to Date Medical News and Views from The University of Medicine and Health Sciences, St. Kitts 

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UMHS Med Student & Faculty Blogs

  Want to know what it’s really like to be a Caribbean medical school student? Read one of the many blogs written by UMHS students (and faculty). Reading med student blogs helps with the school selection process. Although we don’t think of medical students as people with time to blog, many make it an integral part of their medical education, and you might be surprised by how outstanding many are as writers. The UMHS Endeavour

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Lessons from Doctors That Saved Orlando Shooting Victims

  Summer 2016 has been violent indeed. Victims of the shooting attack at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando back in June dominated the news, and those that survived did so thanks to incredible doctors. When tragedy strikes in America, the healthcare community needs to be prepared. What can medical students do to learn how to handle catastrophic events in their future careers? Doctors working the emergency room at Orlando Regional Medical Center helped save many

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3 Students Honored at UMHS Student Clinician Ceremony- Spring 2016

Three students were honored with awards at the UMHS Student Clinician Ceremony, held on Friday, August 5, 2016 at the Marriott Hotel in St. Kitts. The banquet featured keynote speakers, dinner, the awards ceremony and a night of dancing. The UMHS Endeavour takes a look at the winners. The envelope, please. Dr. Robert Ross Scholar Award:  Shane O’Toole received this award, given to the top student by academic rank UMHS Student Physician Award: James McNevin

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‘Netter’s Atlas of Neuroscience, 3rd Edition’ Receives Award of Merit by Association of Medical Illustrators

Netter’s Atlas of Neuroscience, 3rd edition—one of the textbooks used at UMHS–has been honored by a major medical illustration association. Netter’s Atlas of Neuroscience, 3rd edition (published by Elsevier), authored by David L. Felten, M.D., Ph.D. (UMHS, Associate Dean of Clinical Sciences), M. Kerry O’Banion, M.D., Ph.D. (Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Rochester School of Medicine), and Mary E. Maida, Ph.D. (Adjunct Professor of Neurobiology and

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