FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State University and the University of Colorado plan to collaborate on a new medical school program focused on health care's impacts on patients and society at...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Universities in Nebraska and Iowa are seeing an uptick in humanities courses in some medical schools, signaling a growing recognition of the importance of pairing the sciences...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wasted little time getting to Virginia Beach after a gunman killed a dozen people in a city office building, the first major test of his...
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Last summer in the Cape Cod League, when most everybody else focused on baseball and nothing more, Maverick Handley carved out extra time to work toward his pre-med path...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Opening statements have begun in the trial of a former medical school dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar at Michigan State...
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The dean of the University of North Dakota medical school has been named interim president at the Grand Forks school.
HONOLULU (AP) — A record number of minority medical students have graduated from the University of Hawaii, officials said.
There were 12 Native Hawaiians and 12 Filipinos among this year's...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The mystery of whether Gov. Ralph Northam was in the racist yearbook photo that upended Virginia politics may never be solved, but one thing is clear: The governor has survived...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the results of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (all times local):
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The mystery of whether Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam was in the racist yearbook photo that nearly destroyed his career remains unsolved.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts cardiologist has been found guilty of using his cellphone to photograph a woman in a ladies' room at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page 35 years ago, and is expected to release the results...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The dean of the University of Kansas' School of Medicine in Wichita is warning that a private medical school proposed in the city could overburden the state's health care...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former staffer who stole more than $87,000 from the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School has been sentenced to five years in prison.
CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) — A 15-year-old Casa Grande girl is ready to move on, first to college starting in August and then going to a medical school where she already has secured entry.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Fewer than half of area medical school graduates are matching with residencies in Arkansas, but the state still does well in retaining its graduates as physicians,...
Music may be the best medicine for medical professionals
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Doctors, nurses and other health care workers connected with the Nebraska medical school in Omaha may have found that making music with their orchestra may be the best medicine...
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is adding $100 million to its scholarship fund over the next decade as part of an effort to attract a more diverse student...
Judge OKs new charge against former Michigan State dean
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A judge says prosecutors can pursue a second felony charge against a former medical school dean who had oversight of Larry Nassar at Michigan State University.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's largest city is getting a medical school thanks to a partnership between a medical center and a health care system.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Race will no longer be factored into admissions at Texas Tech University's medical school following an agreement with the Trump administration, potentially previewing how...
Centene awards $100 million grant to Washington U.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A health care insurance company with headquarters in suburban St. Louis has awarded a 10-year, $100 million grant to Washington University School of Medicine for research into...
Historically black medical school works to inspire youth
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The number of African-American men entering medical school hasn't budged since the late 1970s, and Dr. James Hildreth wants to change that.
New charge pursued against former Michigan State dean
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State prosecutors say they'll pursue a second felony charge against a former medical school dean who had oversight of Larry Nassar at Michigan State University.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation creating a licensing path in Idaho for naturopathic medical doctors has been signed into law by Gov. Brad Little.
DETROIT (AP) — Some newly graduated doctors have an opportunity to decrease their medical school loans if they work where they are most needed in Michigan.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation creating a licensing path in Idaho for naturopathic medical doctors is heading to the governor.
The Senate voted 32-2 Tuesday to approve the bill that will...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school has won a national award for fostering diversity as it weathers the scandal ignited by a racist photograph from its 1984...
Des Moines medical school plans move to suburban campus
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines medical school has bought land in West Des Moines and intends to move to the suburban site.
Des Moines University announced Monday in a news release that...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville health care providers, community leaders and government officials are proposing a new system for caring for indigent patients that they hope will be a model for...
Medical students set to start clerkships
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Both of Alyssa Weyer's parents worked as physical therapists, so she saw first-hand the benefits of helping others with medical needs.
Former Rutgers doctor charged with spying on women
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A former professor at Rutgers University's medical school has been charged in a 160-count indictment with using a hidden camera to film women in a bathroom.
New California medical school waives tuition for 1st classes
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Tuition will be waived for the first five classes of students at the new Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine in Southern California.
New NYU med school on Long Island to focus on primary care
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — New York University plans to open a new tuition-free medical school on Long Island focusing on training primary-care doctors.
Newsday reports the NYU Long Island School of Medicine will offer a three-year study program instead of the standard four years of study.
Dr. Dean Shelov, the school's founding dean, says the school will open in July with 24 students.
Medical school pushes plan for more doctors in rural Georgia
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — One of Georgia's medical schools wants to embark on a plan that could put dozens of new doctors in rural parts of the state.
Nebraska attorney in medical school killings case disbarred
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday disbarred an already-suspended attorney who played a key defense role for a former doctor convicted of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school.
Jeremy Jorgenson, 44, violated state law and attorney rules of conduct by continuing to make filings and practice law after his 2017 suspension, the high court found. It said he also failed to inform clients of his suspension or return their money.
Oregon governor says Virginia’s Northam should resign
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Democratic Oregon Gov. Kate Brown called for her Virginia counterpart to step down over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school yearbook.
"It's appalling, all of it," Brown told reporters Thursday when asked about Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. "He should resign. And then we have the next layer of issue, right? And one after that."
Blackface photo is a reminder of Virginia’s racist history
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The discovery last week of a racist photo on Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984 medical school yearbook page has served as a glaring reminder that Virginia — a former bastion of slavery and white supremacy— continues to struggle with mindsets shaped by its turbulent racial history.
The Latest: Trump weighs in on Virginia Democrats’ woes
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the political turmoil in Virginia amid admissions of blackface and accusations of sexual assault (all times local):
President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of "killing the Great State of Virginia." Trump was responding to the scandal that has engulfed Virginia's top three elected officials, including Gov. Ralph Northam, whose medical school yearbook featured a racist photo.
Blackface photo reopens long history of bigotry in medicine
NEW YORK (AP) — The racist photo on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page wasn't the only thing that disgusted Monifa Bandele. She was especially appalled that the image was published as he was graduating from medical school on his way to becoming a pediatrician.
The 1984 photo has stirred a national political furor and reopened the long history of bigotry in American medicine. The revelations about Northam gave many African-Americans a new reason to be distrustful of doctors.
Yearbook staff disagree on whether racist photo was mix-up
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The racist yearbook photo that could sink Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's career may have been mistakenly placed on his profile page — but even if it were put there intentionally, it's unlikely that many students would have noticed, according to alumni who put together the publication or submitted pictures to it 35 years ago.
The Latest: Northam signs Amazon legislation without fanfare
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from a racist photo that appeared on the 1984 medical school yearbook page of Virginia's governor (all times local):
Amid fallout over a racist photo, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation which would carry out the state's promise to Amazon for up to $750 million in incentives if it creates almost 38,000 jobs at its new Arlington County headquarters.
Virginia’s highest office frozen as Northam weighs next move
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's office put much of the business of governing on hold Tuesday as the Democrat privately weighed whether he can stay in the job despite the uproar over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page.
Slain Utah medical residency student remembered at vigil
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — University of Utah medical residency students held a teary-eyed vigil for a classmate from San Francisco who authorities say was killed by her boyfriend in a murder-suicide.
Wisconsin governor says Virginia’s Northam should resign
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says fellow Democrat, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, should resign amid the fallout over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school yearbook.
Evers told reporters Tuesday he "can't imagine how he can govern" in light of the photo of someone in blackface next to another person in a Ku Klux Klan hood and robe.
From abortion to blackface: Northam engulfed in controversy
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — On Wednesday, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's was blasted for controversial abortion comments he made during a radio interview. Two days later, news outlets reported that a racist photo appears on Northam's medical school yearbook page. On Tuesday, he clung to office even as Democrats had been denouncing him for days. Here is a timeline of what led to this point.
The Latest: Official: Northam discussing future with staff
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and racist photo in medical school yearbook (all times local):
A top administration official for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says the governor is meeting with staff to hear their assessment of whether it's viable for him to stay in office.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the official was not authorized to speak about the matter publicly.
Political death watch: Virginia governor weighs his future
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A political death watch took shape at Virginia's Capitol as Gov. Ralph Northam consulted with top administration officials Monday about whether to resign amid a furor over a racist photo in his 1984 yearbook.