Applications to Geisel’s 2014 MD entering class are up 22% compared to last year. The medical school experienced an increase of 1,104 applications, pushing the total to 5,241 applications from prospective students this year.
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USA Today – An additional story on a new Canadian study that has renewed the debate over the risks of routine mammograms. Steven Woloshin, Geisel ’96, a professor of medicine and community and family medicine and co-director of the Center for Medicine in the Media, is quoted.
The New York Times – Quotes H. Gilbert Welch, professor of medicine, of community and family medicine, and of TDI, on Switzerland’s decision to halt new mammography screening programs.
The New York Times – Quotes Lisa Schwartz who says, as new data emerges that reveal mammograms may lead to overtreatment and false positives, “it’s important for women to realize there is a genuine decision to be made here.” Schwartz is a professor of medicine, of community and family medicine, and of TDI.
Valley News – Article on Lisa Schwartz and Steven Woloshin, both professors of medicine and of community and family medicine, as well as co-directors of the Medicine and the Media program. They have founded a company they hope will soon provide patients with clear, concise, and unbiased information about prescription drugs.
MedicalNewsToday – Mentions a study co-authored by Professor of Biostatistics A. James O’Malley. It found that telemedicine could help nursing homes reduce hospitalizations and save Medicare money.
WBUR’s On Point – Lisa Schwartz – professor of medicine, of community and family medicine, and of TDI, as well as co-director of the Medicine and the Media program – was one of several experts on the program yesterday to discuss the charge that doctors and drug makers may be overselling testosterone.
The New York Times – Quotes Lisa Schwartz, a professor of medicine, of community and family medicine, and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice.
Telemedicine used at nursing homes during hours when doctors are not typically present is a viable way to reduce avoidable hospitalizations, according to research published in February’s issue of Health Affairs.
If your idea of fun is watching your friends and colleagues jump into icy water for a good cause on a mid-winter afternoon, you won’t want to miss Geisel’s second annual Polar Plunge, Friday, February 7, at Occom Pond.