Medical Schools Announce: No More Unclaimed Bodies Accepted from NYC Medical Examiner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 10, 2016 Contact: Anat Gerstein, 718-793-2211 x100 anat@anatgerstein.com Jaime Williams, 718-793-2211 x107 jaime@anatgerstein.com Medical Schools Announce: No More Unclaimed Bodies Accepted from NYC Medical Examiner All Schools Will Feature Donor Programs, Work to Boost Donations to Train Future Doctors to be the Best, Meet New York’s Growing Physician Shortage, and Continue… Read More

Medical Students’ Research Finds Safe Injection Practices Get Skipped (along with hand hygiene) One Third of the Time.

From the New York State Department of Health: Don’t think staff are automatically following infection control procedures, just because an outpatient facility has such protocols in place. That is among the disturbing new findings from researchers at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and the New Mexico Department of Health; even when infection… Read More

NYSDOH Urges Medical Students, Residents to Join the “Get Smart (Know When Antibiotics Work)” Campaign

Here is a statistic that medical students should take to heart: One in every three prescriptions written for antibiotics in the United States (US) is unnecessary. That’s the conclusion of a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Pew Charitable… Read More