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Health Care Around the World: New Zealand

New Zealand, geographically one of the smaller English-speaking nations, has a health care system from which the USA and students at American and Caribbean medical schools could learn a thing or two. In our latest installment of the Health Care Around the World series, the UMHS Endeavour looks at medicine in New Zealand, a country perhaps best known for being a great place for extreme sports and the filming location for the popular Lord of

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Student Debt Relief: Programs That Pay Off Some Med School Loans

Most students at American and Caribbean medical schools can easily rack up student loans well into the six figures, but there are ways to minimize the burden. In the latest installment of our series Financing Medical School, the UMHS Endeavour looks at methods to chip away at debt and U.S. government programs that help you repay loans if you agree to work for a specific time period in medically underserved areas. The National Health Service

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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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