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How a 19th-century
medical specialty added
to our knowledge, saved
lives — and vanished
from the face of the Earth.

After a national search, transplant surgeon, researcher and educator John Fung, MD, PhD, FACS, has been selected as chief of the Section of Transplantation Surgery and director of the new Universit…

A research team led by Mohit N. Gilotra, MD, assistant professor of orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), will receive the prestigious 2018 Charles S. Neer Award from the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) for a clinical study that demonstrated an effective method to potentially reduce the risk of serious infection following shoulder surgery.

Sleep deprivation leads to a higher mortality risk and lower productivity levels among the workforce, putting a significant damper on a nation's economy.

The need for physicians in underserved areas prompted the University of Washington School of Medicine to develop a rural health curriculum. UWSOM’s program trains future physicians in a unique way.

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Everyone at the University of Chicago Medicine wants to wish all physicians a very happy Doctors' Day! We know we wouldn't be able to provide the outstanding...

Arthur Kaufman, MD, vice chancellor for community health at the UNM Health Sciences Center and distinguished professor of family and community medicine in the UNM School of Medicine, helped spearhead changes in medical training that have become the standard at medical schools worldwide. He also is a leader in a burgeoning movement to address the social determinants of health.

If you are headed for the operating room, you’d better hope your surgeon is a music lover. Research from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) claims that surgeons perform better when listening to their favorite music. UTMB Assistant Professor [...] more >>

2University of Cincinnati Department of Anthropology, Cincinnati, Ohio
3Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Cincinnati, Ohio
4University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio
5University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio
6University of Cincinnati Clermont College, Cincinnati, Ohio
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR: Nancy C.edu
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PURPOSE The clinician-colleague relationship is a cornerstone of relationship-centered care (RCC); in small family medicine offices, the clinician–medical assistant…

What is a Naturopathic Doctor
Naturopathic physicians combine the wisdom of nature with the rigors of modern science. Steeped in traditional healing methods, principles and practices, naturopathic medicine focuses on holistic, proactive prevention and comprehensive diagnosis and treatment. By using protocols that minimize the risk of harm, naturopathic physicians help facilitate the bodyâs inherent ability to restore and maintain optimal health. It is the naturopathic physicianâs…

A pioneering surgical technique has restored some hand and arm movement to patients immobilized by spinal cord injuries in the neck, reports a new study at the School of Medicine. The researchers assessed outcomes of nerve-transfer surgery in nine quadriplegic patients. Each of the nine reported improved hand and arm function.

"When I was in Laredo, I studied cello when I was in undergrad. My ultimate goal with the cello I guess “professionally" was to play cello with the Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra, which I did in April of my senior year. It was a huge deal for me. Since I was really young I always wanted to play with them -- [it was] definitely my ultimate goal in music."

Health care is always personal. As science and technology have advanced, it’s become possible to make it personalized as well, giving us the tools to better understand, prevent, and treat everyone’s individual health needs.

“NewseumVR Meets: Health and Medicine” brings together thought leaders to discuss these evolutions in medical technology.