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Wilfredo Torres, M.D., assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology-Las Vegas, gave a memorable presentation at the "The Road to Medicine: Dare to Dream, Dare to Succeed," event on Feb. 1 hosted by the Latino Medical Student Association. Close to 50 students and parents came out for the event where Dr. Torres encouraged prospective students to follow their dreams, regardless of their backgrounds. Pictured in the top row from left: Megan Almansoori, outreach education coordinator for the office of admissions; Roberto Lopez; Rama Raja; Niraj Gandhi; Andrew Jones; front row: Ranna Nash, coordinator of academic enrichment for the Wellness and Learning Resource Center; Matt Malone; Susan Alai; Emma Garcia; Amanda Gracia; Holly Breeden; Krystal Turgiss; Anna Delgadillo Torres; Dr. Wilfredo Torres.

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One Nation: 8 things to know about Nevada doctors

• Reno Gazette-Journal

To help you brush up on physician issues for the Silver State, here are some key facts from the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s physician workforce report.

One Nation: To meet demand, up to 90,000 more doctors needed by 2025

• Reno Gazette-Journal

That means the country will need by anywhere between 46,000 to 90,000 more doctors by 2025. Nevada alone will need to increase its number of physicians by 46 percent just to reach the national rate of 327 doctors per 100,000 people, according to 2014 physician workforce report from the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Millennials are changing health care. Is your hospital ready?

• The Advisory Board Company

Millennials, those born between 1980 and the mid-2000s, represent a quarter of the U.S. population. Given their numbers and purchasing power, the health care industry needs to change to win their business, says John Packham, director of health policy research at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

AT&T internet issues to be addressed in near future

• The Ely Times

The hospital now has a 100mb circuit through which it shares radiological images and health information with the University of Nevada Medical School in Reno and Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas.

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