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HRSA: Solicitation of Nominations for Membership To Serve on the Council on Graduate Medical Education Federal Register
May 14, 2018 - The Health Resources and Services Administration is seeking nominations on a continuous basis for the Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME), including representatives of practicing primary care physicians, national and specialty physician organizations, foreign medical graduates, medical student and house staff associations, schools of allopathic and osteopathic medicine, public and private teaching hospitals, and representatives of health insurers, business, and labor. Nominations of medical students, residents, and/or fellows are also encouraged.
Source: Federal Register
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Tiny House Living: Traveling with Two Cats in an Airstream on Clinical Rotations
Apr 23, 2018 - Highlights one student at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine who uses a renovated 1971 Airstream travel trailer as housing for her clinical rotations. It allows her to keep her cats with her and to maintain a home even when her rotations move her around the state.
Source: The DO
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Portage Part of History as Doctor Studies in First Rural Track for OB-GYNs
Apr 1, 2018 - Discusses how the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s rural-residency program for OB-GYNs, the first program of this kind in the U.S., is addressing the need for obstetric providers in rural areas. Their first resident is currently completing the program and they hope to add another soon, with a total of four on a rural track by 2021.
Source: Portage Daily Register
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