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University Hospital, MCG partner to add 12 more residency positions

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on $800,000 to establish 12 family medicine slots at University Hospital in partnership with the Medical College of Georgia.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-18/university-hospital-mcg-part
US facing looming doctor shortage, group says

...in Georgia to make the positions more attractive to applicants, he said.While it is interesting the Association of American Medical Colleges is projecting a need for more specialists, Georgia will probably continue to focus mostly on primary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-03/us-facing-looming-doctor-sho
Biz Bits

...Larry Miller Realty.DR. PETER BUCKLEYAward/honor: Named to the 12-member Council of Deans of the Association of American Medical Colleges.Details: He is dean of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University.LABORRON JACKSONAward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-30/biz-bits
More black males needed for med school

...number of black men entering medical school this year in what is a record-setting class overall.The Association of American Medical Colleges released numbers Wednesday that showed medical school enrollment reached a new high in the U.S. of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-30/more-black-males-needed-med-
Medical residency changes proposed

...Massachusetts, which enjoys a 83.7 per 100,000, according to the 2013 Physician Workforce Data Book of the Association of American Medical Colleges."What you have had difficulty doing in Georgia and elsewhere is laying claim to public dollars because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-29/medical-residency-changes-pr
3 finalists to lead SC med school

...David Cole, now the chairman of surgery at MUSC; Dr. Joanne Conroy, chief health care officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges; and Dr. Ora Pescovitz. Pescovitz is the CEO of the University of Michigan Health system and executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-11/3-finalists-lead-sc-med-scho
Head injuries, PTSD often alike in military, experts say

...of a weeklong series of talks on military and veterans issues. It is part of a national effort by the Association of American Medical Colleges in support of the Joining Forces initiative begun by Michelle Obama and Jill Biden.When it comes to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-12/head-injuries-ptsd-often-ali
What do med students learn in the ER? Valuable lessons indeed

Emergency medicine is unique.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-11/what-do-med-students-learn-e
New York grabs funding for residents

...positions went to the 11 neediest states ? Georgia was considered 12th neediest and got none.The Association of American Medical Colleges has called on Congress to appropriate another $1 billion to add residency slots to help keep up with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-04/new-york-grabs-funding-resid
Record number of medical students but limits on future training, group says

The Association of Medical Colleges reported that the number of first year medical school students topped 20,000 for the first time at 20,055, with about half of the increase due to four new medical schools.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-10-24/record-number-medical-studen