Tag Archives: Medicine

Why women leave medicine – AAMCNews

By the time Ali Novitsky was in kindergarten, she knew she wanted to be a doctor. Inspired by her physician father who practiced medicine from their home in upstate Pennsylvania, Novitsky, along with her two brothers, stepped in as apprentices from the time they were old enough to hold a stethoscope — and all three… Read More »

Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine holds poverty simulation – News at OU

About 30 medical students from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) walked a proverbial mile in the shoes of those less fortunate during a recent poverty simulation. The Missouri Community Action Network Poverty Simulation (CAPS) was held Aug. 24 at Welcome Missionary Baptist Church in Pontiac, Michigan. CAPS is an interactive immersion experience… Read More »

Strong medicine is needed to solve America’s rural health crisis – STAT

Growing up in the rural community of Fort Kent, Maine (population just shy of 4,000), I watched my parents struggle to find and keep a primary care physician. When I was young, this town in Aroostook, the state’s northernmost county, had a few die-hard general practitioners and surgeons, but as they retired I witnessed firsthand… Read More »