- Medical School Reaches Out to Help Veterans- The News-Sun reports that The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is partnering with the Lovell Federal Health Care Center to support a national effort to mobilize all parts of society and offer more resources and opportunities to veterans, service members and their families. The White House is spearheading this new effort in order to help those suffering from traumatic brain injury and PTSD. While the Obama administration hopes that more schools follow their lead. CMS is the first medical school to commit to training students to meet the needs of veterans.
- Yale Goes After Clinical Volunteers- The Yale Daily News reports that the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI) is starting a “community-based research and engagement program” to attract more volunteers for clinical studies. With its new website, the campaign hopes to reach Yale students and the broader New Haven community by having all volunteer requests at one online location. The website will also allow volunteers to create a profile and search for the kinds of research programs they want to participate in.
- Medical Academics, Write Your Own Articles!- The Chronicle of Education reports that personal-injury lawyers are now targeting medical academics that claim to be the authors of medical articles they did not write. Academics can now be fined up to $25,000 for having articles ghostwritten.
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