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Research team discovers five microRNAs that control critical developmental processes
Joe Reeder joins University’s Division of Health Sciences as web communications specialist
CME continues statewide educational programming
Gabel’s abstract takes first place at ACP conference
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VA Medical Center battles doctor shortage (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Dr. Miriam Bar-on, University of Nevada Medical School’s associate dean for graduate medical education, said there are currently three residency training positions and two fellowships in a program that works collaboratively with the VA Medical Center and University Medical Center in Las Vegas. As the participants advance into specialized fields, she hopes they will remain where they were trained.
Pedestrian safety in Las Vegas crosswalks (KSNV Ch. 3)
Dr. Deborah Kuhls, School of Medicine trauma surgeon and medical director of trauma and critical care unit at UMC, discusses outcomes for patients brought in as the result of pedestrian accidents.
Medical Schools Strive to Address Clinical Training Shortage (U.S. News & World Report)
According to AAFP News, the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno is in the process of developing an office of community physician faculty engagement, which will aid preceptors with everything from scheduling training slots to completing student evaluation forms.
Health Watch: The Affordable Care Act (KUNR)
Richelle O’Driscoll talks with Matt Milone, Senior Associate Dean for legal affairs at the University of Nevada School of Medicine about new provisions of the Affordable Care Act that will affect employers in 2015.
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