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Future Lawyers Should Be Screened and Trained for Empathy

Mark Baer | Posted 08.27.2015 | Divorce
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Mark Baer

Law schools must begin recognizing the damage that is being caused to interpersonal relationships and our overall society, due to the low EQ levels of those involved in the field of law and make a concerted effort to address this extremely serious problem.

Putting Humanity and the Humanities Back Into Medicine

Allen Frances | Posted 07.28.2015 | Science
Allen Frances

Someday, perhaps all of medicine will be reducible (like most things) to a set of algorithms and doctors will be replaced by computers. But we are still far from achieving anything approaching this level of technical omniscience and certainty. For the far foreseeable future, we need doctors who understand life and people, not just lab test readouts and scientific papers.

So, Synthetic Cadavers Are A Thing...

HuffPost Science | Posted 05.26.2015 | Science

As long as there have been medical schools, medical students have been dissecting dead bodies to learn the finer points of human anatomy. But now ther...

#WhiteCoats4BlackLives: Health Care Workers Stage Nationwide Protests

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.14.2014 | Black Voices

Medical students from more than 70 schools on Wednesday protested racial profiling and police brutality through the social media initiative #WhiteCoat...

So You Want to Go to Medical School? 5 Think-Ahead Tips for High Schoolers

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 07.19.2014 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

Given that I encourage students to approach college admissions and career choices based on a good fit model, to me the more important question is, "What can you do to find out if medicine is the right career for you?"

How Did You Know That You Wanted to Be a Doctor?

Quora | Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Quora

As an adolescent, I had romantic notions on the life of a physician. The self-fulfillment and gratification that comes with being a healer appealed to me in an instinctual way. Years from where I started, there's less prestige and even less glory. But there's more honor than I could've imagined.

As States Limit Abortion, Future Doctors Fight for Training

The Chronicle Of Higher Education | Posted 06.19.2013 | College

By imposing restrictions on abortion clinics, more and more state legislatures are trying to limit Roe v. Wade. Now a university medical center has ai...

10 Medical Schools That Leave You VERY Deep In Debt

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.24.2012 | College

Is $229,132 in student debt worth it? This is the question students must answer when they contemplate attending West Virginia School of Osteopathic...

The 10 Cheapest Public Med Schools

Posted 05.02.2012 | College

Going to medical school isn't cheap. The average tuition can run from $28,812 to $45,870, depending on whether you attend a public or private schoo...

Are Osteopathic Physicians Real Doctors?

Larry Malerba, D.O. | Posted 06.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Larry Malerba, D.O.

As an osteopathic physician myself, I realize that there is a lot of misinformation out there about a variety of non-M.D. medical practitioners.

10 Medical Schools That Lead To Most Debt

US News and World Report | Posted 06.21.2011 | College

There are ways to make the cost of medical school affordable--or even free. But for many students, medical education translates to an immense financia...

An Open Letter to Senator Max Baucus : Save Your Health Care Bill With Simple Reform

Dr. Paul Toffel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Paul Toffel

I've reviewed the current form of the your Senate Finance Committee bill, which is basically a good compromise, but has significant watered-down defects as it's about to go to vote.