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Don't Miss Our August Newsletter!
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This edition of our free, monthly newsletter will be released on Monday, August 1 and include these items:
Video: Beware of Sample Medical School Personal Statements
UW Madison Forced to Offer Scholarships
An MCAT “Gold Nugget”
AdmissionsBoards.com Medical School Post of the Month
The Insider Edge is a free monthly newsletter that we email to subscribers once a month. Signing up is easy – just click here.
Suicide and depression among physicians
07/18/2016 16:08:34 - (David)
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We wanted to bring your attention to an excellent article in STAT that discusses depression and suicide among physicians. For years, this was a topic no one wanted to publicly discuss and the medical culture was far more likely to label a physician as "weak" if they stepped forward indicating symptoms linked to either depression and/or suicidal thoughts.
Read more and discuss
Demand for rural doctors to increase
07/18/2016 16:04:07 - (David)
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While the nation is facing a physician shortage, the shortage is greatest in rural areas where roughly 20% of health care needs but only roughly 10% of doctors reside. If you do decide to go the "I want to practice rural medicine" route in your applications, please be sure you can substantiate it.
Columbia fined $9.5 million
07/06/2016 13:56:48 - (David)
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Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons was fined $9.5 million for overbilling the NIH on hundreds of research grants. Despite the fact this case was brought by a whistle blower, we do not foresee any lasting impact on the medical school's ability to secure NIH grants.
So What's the Next Step?
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Our timeline page has been updated for July and August activities.
Please feel free to check it out. We always appreciate your valuable feedback.