Genomes and Genes
Summary: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of medicine.
Publications287 found, 100 shown here
- Educational programs in US medical schools, 2002-2003Barbara Barzansky
Division of Undergraduate Medical Education Policy and Standards, American Medical Association, Chicago, Ill 60610, USA
JAMA 290:1190-6. 2003To better provide medical students with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values they will need as physicians, US medical schools continue to make ongoing changes to their staffing and curricula.
- Virtual patient simulation at US and Canadian medical schoolsGrace Huang
Office of Educational Technology, Carl J Shapiro Institute for Education and Research at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
Acad Med 82:446-51. 2007..These applications possess numerous educational benefits but are costly to develop. Few medical schools can afford to create them...
- Intellectual aptitude tests and A levels for selecting UK school leaver entrants for medical schoolI C McManus
Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT
BMJ 331:555-9. 2005
- The standardised admission ratio for measuring widening participation in medical schools: analysis of UK medical school admissions by ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and sexKieran Seyan
Department of Primary Health Care, University College London, London N19 5LW
BMJ 328:1545-6. 2004
- Admissions processes for five year medical courses at English schools: reviewJayne Parry
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
BMJ 332:1005-9. 2006To describe the current methods used by English medical schools to identify prospective medical students for admission to the five year degree course.
- Medical education in China's leading medical schoolsM Roy Schwarz
China Medical Board of New York, New York, USA
Med Teach 26:215-22. 2004....
- Responses of medical schools to institutional conflicts of interestSusan H Ehringhaus
Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC 20037, USA
JAMA 299:665-71. 2008Institutional financial conflicts of interest may affect research results. No national data exist on the extent to which US medical schools have formally responded to challenges associated with institutional conflicts of interest (ICOI).
- The impact of the changing health care environment on the health and well-being of faculty at four medical schoolsBarbara A Schindler
Educational and Academic Affairs, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2900 Queen Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19129, USA
Acad Med 81:27-34. 2006..The authors examined whether work-related stressors in academic medicine negatively affected the physical and mental health, as well as life and job satisfaction, of academic medical school faculty...
- The attractions of medicine: the generic motivations of medical school applicants in relation to demography, personality and achievementI C McManus
Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
BMC Med Educ 6:11. 2006....
- Student body racial and ethnic composition and diversity-related outcomes in US medical schoolsSomnath Saha
Section of General Internal Medicine, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239, USA
JAMA 300:1135-45. 2008Many medical schools assert that a racially and ethnically diverse student body is an important element in educating physicians to meet the needs of a diverse society...
- Assessing personal qualities in medical school admissionsMark A Albanese
Office of Medical Education Research and Development, University of Wisconsin Madison Medical School, 53706 1532, USA
Acad Med 78:313-21. 2003..admitting students with lower academic credentials, which could negatively influence indicators used to rank medical schools. Inertia can make introducing a new system complex...
- Effectiveness of basic clinical skills training programmes: a cross-sectional comparison of four medical schoolsR Remmen
Department of General Practice, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Med Educ 35:121-8. 2001Training in physical diagnostic skills is an important part of undergraduate medical education. The objective of this study was to study the outcome of skills training at four medical schools.
- The variable influence of lifestyle and income on medical students' career specialty choices: data from two U.S. medical schools, 1998-2004Dale A Newton
Department of Pediatrics, 3E139 Brody, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
Acad Med 80:809-14. 2005..The authors addressed the changing influence of lifestyle and income on career choice, how these influences differ by specialty, and the specific careers students identify as lifestyle friendly...
- Medical school programs to increase the rural physician supply: a systematic review and projected impact of widespread replicationHoward K Rabinowitz
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Suite 401, 1015 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Acad Med 83:235-43. 2008..To systematically review the outcomes of comprehensive medical school programs designed to increase the rural physician supply, and to develop a model to estimate the impact of their widespread replication...
- Students' perspectives on the educational environment, Faculty of Medical Sciences, TrinidadBharat Bassaw
Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, Trinidad
Med Teach 25:522-6. 2003..The lowest scores were assigned to students' social self-perceptions and students' perceptions of the atmosphere. All of the participants except the male interns recorded the highest scores for the subscale academic self-perceptions...
- Team-based learning at ten medical schools: two years laterBritta M Thompson
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Med Educ 41:250-7. 2007In 2003, we described initial use of team-based learning (TBL) at 10 medical schools. The purpose of the present study was to review progress and understand factors affecting the use of TBL at these schools during the subsequent 2 years.
- Scientific publication productivity of Libyan medical schools: a bibliometric study of papers listed in PubMed, 1988-2007H T S Benamer
Neurology Department, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, England
Educ Health (Abingdon) 22:310. 2009Scientific publication is a vital mission of medical schools and it is important to periodically document how well schools fulfil this mission.
- The effects of problem-based learning during medical school on physician competency: a systematic reviewGerald Choon Huat Koh
Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
CMAJ 178:34-41. 2008..We conducted a systematic review of evidence of the effects that problem-based learning during medical school had on physician competencies after graduation...
- Tobacco intervention training: current efforts and gaps in US medical schoolsJohn G Spangler
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1084, USA
JAMA 288:1102-9. 2002Research has documented that US medical schools inadequately teach tobacco intervention skills.
- Using the DREEM questionnaire to gather baseline information on an evolving medical school in Sri LankaM T M Jiffry
Department of Medical Education and Health Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Med Teach 27:348-52. 2005..Overall, the DREEM demonstrated compatibility of its scores along with the gradual development that took place at this medical school over the last 10 years. Thus, the DREEM could be utilized in a variety of situations...
- Medical students' perceptions of an undergraduate research electiveRobyn L Houlden
Department of Medicine, Queen s University Faculty of Health Sciences, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Med Teach 26:659-61. 2004..Even students who choose not to pursue careers in medical research perceive benefits to a mandatory undergraduate research elective...
- Personality traits and types predict medical school stress: a six-year longitudinal and nationwide studyReidar Tyssen
Department of Behavioural Sciences in Medicine, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Med Educ 41:781-7. 2007..This study examines whether both personality types and traits predict stress during medical school training...
- The cost of health professionals' brain drain in KenyaJoses Muthuri Kirigia
World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
BMC Health Serv Res 6:89. 2006....
- Undergraduate medical education in emergency medical care: a nationwide survey at German medical schoolsStefan K Beckers
Department of Anaesthesiology, Medical Faculty, Section Emergency Medical Care, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
BMC Emerg Med 9:7. 2009..A survey of the current status of undergraduate medical education in emergency medical care establishes the basis for further committee work...
- The relationship between interviewers' characteristics and ratings assigned during a multiple mini-interviewKevin W Eva
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Acad Med 79:602-9. 2004..To assess the consistency of ratings assigned by health sciences faculty members relative to community members during an innovative admissions protocol called the Multiple Mini-Interview (MMI)...
- Caring for a common future: medical schools' social accountabilityRobert F Woollard
Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Canada
Med Educ 40:301-13. 2006ORIGINS AND CONTEXT: The concept of 'the social accountability of medical schools' is moving from the peripheral preoccupation of a few to a more central concern of medical schools themselves...
- Easing the transition from student to doctor: how can medical schools help prepare their graduates for starting work?Judith Cave
Academic Centre for Medical Education, UCL Division of Medical Education, RFUCMS Archway Campus, University College London, Highgate Hill, London, UK
Med Teach 31:403-8. 2009..In 2000/1, a survey found that 42% of newly qualified UK doctors felt their medical training had not prepared them well for starting work...
- Disciplinary action by medical boards and prior behavior in medical schoolMaxine A Papadakis
School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
N Engl J Med 353:2673-82. 2005..We also examined the specific types of behavior that are most predictive of disciplinary action against practicing physicians with unprofessional behavior in medical school...
- Evidence-based medicine teaching in UK medical schoolsEmma Meats
Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Med Teach 31:332-7. 2009It is recognized that clinicians need training in evidence-based medicine (EBM), however there is considerable variation in the content and methods of the EBM curriculum in UK medical schools.
- Current status of teaching on spirituality in UK medical schoolsDavid Neely
Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Belfast, UK
Med Educ 42:176-82. 2008To investigate the current status of teaching on spirituality in medicine in UK medical schools and to establish if and how medical schools are preparing future doctors to identify patients' spiritual needs.
- Presence of medical schools may contribute to reducing breast cancer mortality and disparitiesMaria Pisu
Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 4410, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:961-76. 2010..The proportion of hospitals with medical schools predicted counties being with Black:White disparities vs. with reverse disparities (OR 0.96, CI 0.94-0...
- Teaching safe and effective prescribing in UK medical schools: a core curriculum for tomorrow's doctorsSimon Maxwell
British Pharmacological Society, UK
Br J Clin Pharmacol 55:496-503. 2003..The curricula in UK medical schools were greatly influenced by Tomorrow's Doctors, published by the General Medical Council in 1993...
- Curricular change in medical schools: how to succeedC J Bland
Department of Family Practice and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis 55455 0392, USA
Acad Med 75:575-94. 2000..as well as organizational change, to provide guidance for those who direct curricular change initiatives in medical schools. The focus was on the process of planning, implementing, and institutionalizing curricular change efforts; ..
- Attitudes toward psychiatry as a prospective career among students entering medical schoolD Feifel
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego 92103 8620, USA
Am J Psychiatry 156:1397-402. 1999..In order to determine whether this disinclination toward psychiatry occurs before versus during medical school, this study surveyed medical students at the start of their freshman year...
- Ethnic stereotypes and the underachievement of UK medical students from ethnic minorities: qualitative studyKatherine Woolf
Academic Centre for Medical Education, University College London Division of Medical Education, London N19 5LW
BMJ 337:a1220. 2008..To explore ethnic stereotypes of UK medical students in the context of academic underachievement of medical students from ethnic minorities...
- Establishing the criterion validity of the Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT)Hamish Coates
Australian Council for Educational Research, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Med Educ 42:999-1006. 2008....
- Results of an academic promotion and career path survey of faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of MedicinePatricia A Thomas
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Acad Med 79:258-64. 2004..The authors sought to quantify the magnitude of this difference in career advancement and to explore the characteristics of faculty that might explain the difference...
- One school's strategy to assess and improve the vitality of its facultyCarole J Bland
Program in Medical School Education, Department of Family Practice and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 0392, USA
Acad Med 77:368-76. 2002..School-wide strategies were also initiated to address faculty needs common across departments and needs unique to special groups. Together these strategies provide a multi-level, systematic approach to maintaining faculty vitality...
- Collaboration on progress testing in medical schools in the NetherlandsLambert Schuwirth
Department of Educational Development and Research, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
Med Teach 32:476-9. 2010..Since the late 1990s, a collaboration has started between three medical schools to jointly produce and administer the progress test...
- The consequences of premature abandonment of affirmative action in medical school admissionsJordan J Cohen
Association of American Medical Colleges, 2450 N St NW, Washington, DC 20037 1126, USA
JAMA 289:1143-9. 2003..The consequences of the Court's decision will directly affect the future of medicine in the United States. Medical schools have a societal obligation to select and educate the physician workforce of the future...
- Palliative care in medical school curricula: a survey of United States medical schoolsEmily S van Aalst-Cohen
Department of General Internal Medicine, Behavioral Science Shared Resource Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
J Palliat Med 11:1200-2. 2008To provide an updated estimate of the extent and manner in which palliative care is incorporated in the curricula of U.S. medical schools.
- Sexual harassment during clinical clerkships in Dutch medical schoolsJany J D J M Rademakers
Centre for Research and Development of Education, University Medical Centre Utrecht, School of Medical Sciences, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Med Educ 42:452-8. 2008..Prevalence rates from 18% to over 60% have been reported. However, a Dutch study at Nijmegen Medical School found the prevalence rate to be lower (13.3% in the total group; 20% among female students only)...
- OSCE: the Dundee experienceMargery H Davis
Centre for Medical Education, University of Dundee, UK
Med Teach 25:255-61. 2003..The need is identified for a platform to debate issues such as should individual medical schools attempt to achieve national test centre standards with their examinations.
- Status of nutrition education in medical schoolsKelly M Adams
Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 83:941S-944S. 2006..However, most graduating medical students continue to rate their nutrition preparation as inadequate...
- Global dissemination of a tobacco curriculum in medical schoolsR Richmond
Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:750-5. 2006To identify medical schools who had received, and were using, the tobacco curriculum called the Smokescreen Education Programme (SEP) and to determine the factors related to its introduction into medical schools.
- Educational environment in traditional and innovative medical schools: a study in four undergraduate medical schoolsAwdah Al-Hazimi
Psychology Department, Medical School, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Educ Health (Abingdon) 17:192-203. 2004The undergraduate curricula of medical schools in King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia, Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia and Sana'a University, Republic of Yemen are traditional, like most of the medical schools in the Middle ..
- [Performance-oriented allocations of financial resources at medical schools: an overview]E Brahler
Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie, Universitatsklinikum Leipzig AoR, Philipp Rosenthal Str 55, 04103, Leipzig, Deutschland
Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 52:910-6. 2009..allocation of funds (Leistungsorientierte Mittelvergabe, LOM) has become remarkably important at medical schools in Germany. In the meantime, all medical schools have established procedures adopting LOM to research...
- The changing paradigm of contemporary U.S. allopathic medical school graduates' career paths: analysis of the 1997-2004 national AAMC Graduation Questionnaire databaseDonna B Jeffe
Washington University School of Medicine, and Director, Health Behavior, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
Acad Med 82:888-94. 2007..The authors sought to identify factors associated with contemporary medical graduates' career-setting plans...
- End-of-life training in U.S. medical schools: a systematic literature reviewDenise Bickel-Swenson
School of Social Work, University of Missouri, 709 Clark, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
J Palliat Med 10:229-35. 2007Physicians are educated and trained to cure illness and save lives. The traditional educational model in U.S. medical schools allows for generalist training as well as specialization in specific areas of practice such as pediatrics, ..
- The "schola medica salernitana": the forerunner of the modern university medical schoolsEnrico de Divitiis
Department of Neurological Sciences, Unit of Neurosurgery, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Neurosurgery 55:722-44; discussion 744-5. 2004....
- 'Is this worth getting into a big fuss over?' Everyday racism in medical schoolBrenda L Beagan
School of Occupational Therapy and Department of Sociology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Med Educ 37:852-60. 2003..The concept of 'everyday racism' provides an important tool for examining subtle processes that construct a racialised climate in medical schools and other institutions.
- A thematic summary of the geriatrics curricula at 40 U S Medical schoolsM Brownell Anderson
Division of Medical Education Association of American Medical Colleges
Acad Med 79:S213-26. 2004
- Making sense of differences between medical schools through Bourdieu's concept of 'field'Caragh Brosnan
Centre for Biomedicine and Society, King s College London, London, UK
Med Educ 44:645-52. 2010..Sociologists have called for more comparative studies and for research on the institutional context of medical education. This paper introduces Bourdieu's concept of 'field' as a tool for conducting such analyses...
- Job satisfaction and workplace characteristics of primary and specialty care physicians at a bimodal medical schoolG R Bergus
Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
Acad Med 76:1148-52. 2001A few medical schools are highly successful in obtaining research funding and producing primary care physicians. The authors compared the job satisfaction of primary and specialty care faculty at one of these bimodal schools.
- An analysis of bibliometric indicators, National Institutes of Health funding, and faculty size at Association of American Medical Colleges medical schools, 1997-2007Dean Hendrix
Education Services, Health Sciences Library, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
J Med Libr Assoc 96:324-34. 2008....
- Teaching and assessment of explanation and planning in medical schools in the United Kingdom: cross sectional questionnaire surveySusan Gillard
Medical Educational Research Group, Clinical Communication Skills, Addenbrookes NHS Trust, Cambridge, UK
Med Teach 31:328-31. 2009The second half of the consultation (explanation and planning) has been described as neglected in communication skills teaching in medical schools, with programmes concentrating on information gathering.
- Medical schools in rural areas--necessity or aberration?Ahuka O Longombe
University of Kisangani and Université Catholique de Graben UCG Butembo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Rural Remote Health 9:1131. 2009..While 70% of Congolese live in rural areas, relatively few doctors practice there. Of the 25 medical schools in the DRC (14 public and 11 private) only one private medical school is located in a rural area...
- Teaching cultural diversity: current status in U.K., U.S., and Canadian medical schoolsNisha Dogra
Greenwood Institute of Child Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
J Gen Intern Med 25:S164-8. 2010..Faculty and staff support and development, and ambivalence from both staff and students continue to be a challenge. We suggest that greater international collaboration may help provide some solutions...
- Cultural-sensitivity training in U.S. medical schoolsC K Lum
University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, School of Medicine
Acad Med 69:239-41. 1994..While a few schools are providing cultural-sensitivity training in response to the changing patient population, the pervasiveness of such training has not been thoroughly reported...
- The reliance on unclaimed cadavers for anatomical teaching by medical schools in AfricaHope Gangata
Anatomy Section, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
Anat Sci Educ 3:174-83. 2010The study of gross Anatomy through the use of cadaveric dissections in medical schools is an essential part of the comprehensive learning of human Anatomy, and unsurprisingly, 90% of the surveyed medical schools in Africa used cadaveric ..
- Review of anatomy education in Australian and New Zealand medical schoolsSteven Craig
Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
ANZ J Surg 80:212-6. 2010Anatomy instruction at Australian and New Zealand medical schools has been the subject of considerable debate recently. Many commentators have lamented the gradual devaluation of anatomy as core knowledge in medical courses...
- Longitudinal trends in the applicant pool for U.S. medical schools, 1974--1999F R Hall
Section for Student Programs, Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Acad Med 76:829-34. 2001PURPOSE: To examine the pool of applicants to U.S. medical schools from 1974--1999 for changes in size and demographics and to identify factors that may be associated with such changes...
- America's best medical schools: a critique of the U.S. News & World Report rankingsW C McGaghie
Medical Education and Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
Acad Med 76:985-92. 2001Rankings of American medical schools published annually by the news magazine U.S. News & World Report are widely used to judge the quality of the schools and their programs...
- The current status of medical genetics instruction in US and Canadian medical schoolsVirginia Carol Thurston
Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
Acad Med 82:441-5. 2007..This study sought to document the current state of medical genetics education in U.S. and Canadian accredited medical schools.
- Teaching about tobacco in medical schools: a worldwide studyRobyn Richmond
School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of NSW, Kensington, Australia
Drug Alcohol Rev 28:484-97. 2009..Our study aimed to estimate the extent of teaching about tobacco and smoking cessation techniques in medical schools worldwide and compare with results we reported 10 years ago, to determine the content of curricula and range ..
- Student research projects and theses: should they be a requirement for medical school graduation?W H Frishman
Department of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Social Medicine, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
Heart Dis 3:140-4. 2001..The MSRP impacts favorably on future careers; however, many students do not think it should be a mandatory requirement for graduation from medical school...
- A survey of UK medical schools' arrangements for early patient contactKevork Hopayian
School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich
Med Teach 29:806-13. 2007Many U.K. medical schools have patient contact in the first two years of the undergraduate course.
- Cancer prevention education in United States medical schools: how far have we come?Zeina Dajani
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J Cancer Educ 23:204-8. 2008..Education conducted a pioneering survey on the status of cancer prevention and detection education at US medical schools. Eight recommendations to improve teaching followed...
- Introduction: Older adults in medical education--senior mentor programs in U. S. medical schoolsThomas Stewart
Division of Geriatrics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
Gerontol Geriatr Educ 27:3-10. 2006
- Promoting translational and clinical science: the critical role of medical schools and teaching hospitalsHoward B Dickler
Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, D C, United States of America
PLoS Med 3:e378. 2006
- Personal health promotion at US medical schools: a quantitative study and qualitative description of deans' and students' perceptionsErica Frank
Dept of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Jr, Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
BMC Med Educ 4:29. 2004..We therefore wished to describe both typical and outstanding personal health promotion environments experienced by students in U.S. medical schools.
- An overview of the world's medical schoolsJohn Boulet
FAIMER, Philadelphia 19104 2685, USA
Med Teach 29:20-6. 2007In the past several years, there has been a rapid expansion in the number of medical schools. Presently, there are over 1,900 operating medical schools in the world, located on six of the seven continents...
- When are students most at risk of encountering academic difficulty? A study of the 1992 matriculants to U.S. medical schoolsK L Huff
Section for the Medical College Admission Test, Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, D C, USA
Acad Med 74:454-60. 1999..Knowing when these students are more likely to be at risk can help medical schools develop targeted remedial and enrichment programs...
- A new paradigm for medical schools a century after Flexner's reportCharles Boelen
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 80:592-3. 2002
- Is there grade inflation at medical schools? Case study of the Zagreb University School of MedicineMarko Bergovec
Department of Ophthalmology, Zagreb University Hospital Center and School of Medicine, Sercerova 34, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Croat Med J 44:92-7. 2003..To investigate if students' grades at the Zagreb University School of Medicine increased since the establishment of the School in 1917...
- The teaching of complementary and alternative medicine in U.S. medical schools: a survey of course directorsJames J Brokaw
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 46202 5120, USA
Acad Med 77:876-81. 2002The number of U.S. medical schools offering courses in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has risen sharply in recent years...
- Mixed messages about primary care in the culture of U.S. medical schoolsS D Block
Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Acad Med 73:1087-94. 1998..To examine the contributions of school-level variables associated with primary care career choice to students' enthusiasm for and perceived encouragement toward primary care...
- Admission to medical schools in Sri Lanka: predictive validity of selection criteriaN R de Silva
Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya
Ceylon Med J 51:17-21. 2006To assess the extent to which current selection criteria predict success in Sri Lanka's medical schools.
- Evaluation of current tobacco curriculum at 12 US medical schoolsCatherine A Powers
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J Cancer Educ 19:212-9. 2004..Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Education at US Medical Schools (PACE), a National Cancer Institute funded project, was launched to assess and improve curriculum content and ..
- Learning resources and activities: students' feedback from two Malaysian medical schoolsK C Leong
Department of Family Medicine, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur
Med J Malaysia 62:265-7. 2007In a survey of clinical students in two Malaysian medical schools, it was found that students used a wide variety of learning resources, but textbooks were still the primary source of their information...
- Can poetry make better doctors? Teaching the humanities and arts to medical students and residents at the University of California, Irvine, College of MedicineJohanna Shapiro
Department of Family Medicine, Program in Medical Humanities and Arts, Orange, CA 92868 3298, USA
Acad Med 78:953-7. 2003....
- Current teaching of paediatric musculoskeletal medicine within UK medical schools--a need for changeSharmila Jandial
Musculoskeletal Research Group, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:587-90. 2009..within undergraduate child health teaching but the extent and content of pMSK clinical skills teaching within medical schools is currently unknown...
- Analysis of European medical schools' teaching programsTina Dusek
Zagreb University School of Medicine, Dugi dol 60 c, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Croat Med J 44:26-31. 2003To compare the teaching programs of European medical schools with the minimum requirement medical curriculum recommended by the European University Association. Methods...
- Overcoming barriers to effective community-based participatory research in US medical schoolsSyed M Ahmed
Center for Healthy Communities, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Educ Health (Abingdon) 17:141-51. 2004..Training and supporting faculty in the philosophy and methods of this approach is the cornerstone of improved community-based research...
- Academic profile of students who transferred to Zagreb School of Medicine from other medical schools in CroatiaDavorka Dusek
Zagreb University School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
Croat Med J 45:59-62. 2004To assess the academic performance of students who transferred to the Zagreb School of Medicine from other three medical schools in Croatia.
- A comprehensive assessment of medical schools in Bosnia and HerzegovinaVladimir J Simunovic
Department of Neurosurgery, Mostar University School of Medicine, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Med Educ 40:1162-72. 2006To perform internal and external evaluations of all 5 medical schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina against international standards.
- Educational programs in US medical schools, 1998-1999B Barzansky
Division of Undergraduate Medical Education, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
JAMA 282:840-6. 1999....
- A national approach to teaching complementary and alternative medicine in Canadian medical schools: The CAM in UME projectMarja J Verhoef
Department of Community Health Sciences, The University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Proc West Pharmacol Soc 50:168-73. 2007..caminume.ca) which is freely accessible to interested individuals. It appears that teaching students about natural health products, an important component of CAM, would be a natural fit for pharmacologists based at medical schools.
- Career choices for radiology: national surveys of graduates of 1974-2002 from UK medical schoolsG Turner
UK Medical Careers Research Group, Unit of Healthcare Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
Clin Radiol 61:1047-54. 2006..To report on trends in career choices for radiology among UK medical graduates...
- Medical schools and tuberculosis control: bridging the discordance between what is preached and what is practicedA Mohan
Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 46:5-7. 2004
- Survey of current undergraduate otolaryngology training in the United KingdomA D Mace
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
J Laryngol Otol 118:217-20. 2004..Data were received from all 27 medical schools. Six medical schools (22 per cent) do not have a compulsory ENT attachment, although three of these offer an ..
- [Medical informatics education at medical schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina]Izet Masic
Medicinski fakultet Univerziteta u Sarajevu, Sarajevo, Bosna i Hercegovina
Acta Med Croatica 60:463-9. 2006..every aspect of life in EU moved the authors of this paper to evaluate medical informatics education at medical schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina...
- Teaching and evaluating students' professionalism in US medical schools, 2002-2003Audiey Kao
JAMA 290:1151-2. 2003
- Abortion education in medical schools: a national surveyEve Espey
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:640-3. 2005This survey was performed to examine the inclusion and extent of abortion education in US medical schools.
- Status of faculty affairs and faculty development offices in U.S. medical schoolsPage S Morahan
National Center of Leadership in Academic Medicine and Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program for Women, MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Acad Med 77:398-401. 2002To collect baseline data and describe how medical schools handle faculty affairs and faculty development responsibilities.
- Medical schools' social contract: more than just education and researchJean Parboosingh
Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
CMAJ 168:852-3. 2003
- The emergence of academies of educational excellence: a survey of U.S. medical schoolsCharlene M Dewey
Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 1504 Taub Loop, 2RM 81 001 A F, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Acad Med 80:358-65. 2005..To identify existing organizations that recognize faculty members' excellence as educators (Academies) in the United States, and describe the organizations' characteristics...
- [Major differences in procedure in receiving the academic title "ausserplanmaessiger Professor". Criteria and evaluation of research and teaching at German medical schools]R Pabst
Abteilung Funktionelle und Angewandte Anatomie Direktor Prof Dr R Pabst, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
Chirurg 71:106-8. 2000..Prof." is still of major relevance. Therefore a certain degree of standardization but still leaving space for special criteria in different faculties, is proposed...
- The Swiss catalogue of learning objectivesR Bloch
Institute for Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
Med Teach 24:144-50. 2002..among other things, on passing a uniform, centrally prepared MCQ exam for the graduates of all five Swiss medical schools. The need for a set of jointly developed learning, teaching and assessment objectives has become apparent...
- Complementary and alternative medicine in German medical schoolsB Brinkhaus
Med Teach 27:180. 2005
- Interest in neurology during medical clerkship in three Nigerian medical schoolsEmmanuel O Sanya
Neurology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, PMB 1459, Ilorin Kwara State, Nigeria
BMC Med Educ 10:36. 2010..To also determine whether neurology was the specialty students consider most difficult and the reasons for this and to appraise their opinion on how neurosciences and neurology were taught in their different universities...
- Variation in M. tuberculosis in response to host selectionSarah Fortune; Fiscal Year: 2009..In these studies, we expect to provide fundamental insights into the mechanisms and targets of diversifying immune selection in M. tuberculosis. ..
- NIH Director's Pioneer AwardJunying Yuan; Fiscal Year: 2009..No Abstract provided ..
- Regulation of thyroid hormone levels by central and peripheral pathwaysKRISTEN RACHEL VELLA; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- The role of IKK beta in cardiomyocytes at baseline and following stressMATTHEW PETER COGGINS; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Viral and Host Determinants of New World Alphaviral EntryASIM AMINSHARIF AHMED; Fiscal Year: 2013..Children's Hospital Boston is committed to this career development plan and has assured the candidate will be able to devote at least 85% full-time effort to the activities described in this proposal. ..
- Cerebral metabolism, EEG, and sleep cycling in critically ill neonatesRenée A Shellhaas; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Autoimmunity Center of Excellence (ACE) at StanfordCHARLES GARRISON FATHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013..The Stanford ACE proposes clinical research projects that encompass three different autoimmune diseases (SSc, psoriatic arthritis and SJIA), and proposes to study the MoA of therapeutics for preventing or treating different Al diseases. ..
- Epigenetic Analysis of iPS Cell Models of Aging and Alzheimer's DiseaseBruce A Yankner; Fiscal Year: 2010..This study will determine if neurons derived from induced progenitor stem cells can serve as a model to study the role of epigenetics in aging and AD, providing a new level of analysis of the human brain in health and disease. ..
- The Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver DiseaseKATHLEEN ELIZABETH COREY; Fiscal Year: 2013..Malhotra. With this additional education and guidance, as well as the supportive environment provided by the MGH, Dr. Corey will be well poised to complete this proposal and develop into an independent clinical investigator. ..
- MINORITY PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMQuentin J Baca; Fiscal Year: 2010..The applicant is an excellent candidate for this award and has outstanding potential to combine basic science with clinical applications as an MD-PhD. ..
- Integrin Regulation of Stretch-Activated Myometrial Signaling During Pregnancy anHeather R Burkin; Fiscal Year: 2013..Defining the integrin- mediated signaling pathways that regulate stretch induced activation of the uterine myometrium will have important implications for treating preterm and post term labor. ..
- Integrin Regulation of Stretch-Activated Myometrial Signaling During Pregnancy anHeather R Burkin; Fiscal Year: 2012..Defining the integrin- mediated signaling pathways that regulate stretch induced activation of the uterine myometrium will have important implications for treating preterm and post term labor. ..
- Use of Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors to Evaluate the Pathobiology of CFJENNIFER L TAYLOR-COUSAR; Fiscal Year: 2013..develops during the period of this award, to design a large, multi-center trial to determine if systemic PDEi administration will improve lung function, frequency of exacerbations and exercise tolerance in CF lung disease ..
- Geriatric Conditions and Disablement in the Older Adult PopulationChristine T Cigolle; Fiscal Year: 2013..Understanding the early development of geriatric conditions can lead to interventions to prevent or delay them. ..
- HTS development for targeted anti-fungal small moleculesPaul D Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 2010..albicans. We are developing high-throughput screens for compounds that can inhibit this enzyme, because these will be candidates in our search for new anti-fungal drugs. ..
- CD4+ T cells in Invasive AspergillosisAmariliz Rivera; Fiscal Year: 2012..Moreover, the successful completion of the proposed studies is likely to contribute to the development of novel therapeutic interventions to combat invasive fungal diseases. ..
- Predictors of sleep-dependent Memory Consolidation in Obstructive Sleep ApneaIna E Djonlagic; Fiscal Year: 2013..Ultimately, this research has the opportunity to provide critical information that may in due course alter how sleep apnea is defined and thus provide a major impact on the care of sleep apnea patients. ..
- Analysis of the leukemic stem cell niche in chronic myeloid leukemiaDANIELA SANDRA KRAUSE; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Examination of the Final Stages of Platelet ProductionJONATHAN NOAH THON; Fiscal Year: 2013..Neither the specific aims nor the research goals listed in this application overlap with those of my mentors, and I have recieved permission to take them with me to my own research lab. ..
- Characterization of Genetic Abnormalities in MDS and Their Clinical ImpactRafael Bejar; Fiscal Year: 2013..Successful completion the specific aims and career development plan outlined in this proposal will allow the candidate to advance his academic career as an independent investigator in the field of hematology. ..
- Genetic Determinants of the Response to Thienopyridine TherapyJessica L Mega; Fiscal Year: 2013..The TIMI Study Group also offers the appropriate training environment to provide Dr. Mega with the skills needed to lead the multicenter clinical trial described in Aim 3. ..
- Resolving the role of nicotine-mediated phosphorylation on pancreatic fibrosisJoao A Paulo; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- The Toxic Environment and the Epigenetics of Fetal GrowthHEATHER HERSON BURRIS; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- IMMUNOLOGIC BASIS OF RESISTANCE AND HYPERSENSITIVITYKARL FRANK AUSTEN; Fiscal Year: 2012..Characterization of these proinflammatory pathways allows for therapeutic approaches based on targeted intervention. ..
- The function and regulation of IL-33 in the airway epithelium in asthmaERIN D GORDON; Fiscal Year: 2013..With these resources and support, I will be well positioned to establish a successful independent research career. ..
- The Role of Long Non-coding RNAs in EMT and Cancer Stem CellsJason I Herschkowitz; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Appetite-regulating Hormones and Neurocircuitry in Anorexia NervosaELIZABETH AUSTEN LAWSON; Fiscal Year: 2013..Lawson's training in clinical research, with the ultimate goal of becoming an independent investigator with an expertise in combining neuroendocrinology and neuroimaging technology to better understand pathophysiology of disease. ..
- Assessment of Dehydration in Children with Diarrhea in Resource-Limited SettingsADAM CARL LEVINE; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Immediate and Delayed Effects of Morphine on Brain Circuits: Animal and Human CorDusica Bajic; Fiscal Year: 2013..Each of these laboratories has a well-established track record in scientific investigation relevant to the hypothesis and specific aims of the proposed study. ..
- Protein Handling By Renal Proximal Tubule Epithelial CellsNicholas Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Laser Spinning Disc Confocal System for live-cell and live-organism microscopyMartha C Soto; Fiscal Year: 2012..These researchers study essential processes of cells including how cells move, how cells like neurons are healed after injury, and how molecules are localized correctly to specific regions of cells. ..
- Obesity and diabetes genetics in Caenorhabditis elegans.Alexander A Soukas; Fiscal Year: 2013..Discovery of obesity and diabetes candidate genes will help both to inform future study of metabolic diseases and to design intelligent therapies to combat these devastating diseases. ..
- The differential regulation of poly(ADP-ribose) in cancer and its role in proteinKRISTIN ANNE KRUKENBERG; Fiscal Year: 2013..This study will also determine the potential of pADPr levels in predicting drug sensitivity and identify possible new strategies for the use of PARP inhibitors in the clinic. ..
- Activity-dependent phosphorylation of MeCP2DANIEL HIGGINS EBERT; Fiscal Year: 2013..Improved understanding of the mechanism of MeCP2 function may guide the development of new treatments for these disorders in the future. ..
- The Role of CRACM1 in the Pathogenesis of Systemic Lupus ErythematosusPeter C Chien; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- OPTICAL BIOPSY USING OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHYJames G Fujimoto; Fiscal Year: 2012..If successful, the proposed research will develop and demonstrate new imaging technology which will augment gastrointestinal endoscopy and open the door for improved detection of a wide range of neoplasias. ..
- Surgical Indirect Revascularization For Symptomatic Intracranial Aterial StenosisNestor Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Integration of sleep/wake network models across multiple temporal and spatial scaANDREW JOHN PHILLIPS; Fiscal Year: 2013..The proposed project will grant Dr. Phillips the necessary protected time to conduct research, achieve the necessary experience, and learn the requisite skills to achieve these long-term goals. ..
- Effect of Metformin on Vascular and Mitochondrial Function in Type 1 DiabetesIrene E Schauer; Fiscal Year: 2013..The results of this study may validate a novel approach to T1D treatment that could significantly improve current management of cardiovascular disease risk in this high risk population. ..
- Novel Risk Factors for Vertebral Fractures in Health and Chronic Kidney DiseaseJulie Paik; Fiscal Year: 2013..Paik will be able to successfully further develop and refine her research skills and work towards her goal of becoming an independent clinical investigator in the field of bone and mineral metabolism. ..
- Angiogenic factors, abnormal placentation and adverse pregnancy outcomesSarosh Rana; Fiscal Year: 2013..The combined expertise of mentors and collaborators provide a unique opportunity for the applicant to achieve the goals of this project and to start a career as an independent investigator. ..
- The role of diet-induced obesity in cognitive impairmentCATRINA SIMS ROBINSON; Fiscal Year: 2013..The expertise that Dr. Robinson will gain from the group of mentors and consultants will prove to be vital to her development into a young independent neuroscientist. ..
- Syk in Mitochondrial Stress Signaling and Insulin ResistanceHeide Christine Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2013..BWH is one of the main teaching hospitals of Harvard Medical School. The BWH Department of Pathology has a strong track record of training young physician scientists having mentored 24 K award recipients since 2003. ..
- Patient-centered approaches to diagnosing coronary heart diseaseJOSEPH ABIODUN LADAPO; Fiscal Year: 2013..I believe the K23 will provide me with the training and mentorship I need to develop into an independent investigator. ..
- HTS assay development targeting Yersinia pestis topoisomerase IYuk Ching Tse-Dinh; Fiscal Year: 2011....
- Web-Based Program to Improve Antidepressant Medication AdherenceRebekah K Hersch; Fiscal Year: 2011..Such a program, if effective, will greatly expand access to an effective medication adherence program, thereby improving the clinical outcomes of people with depression and reducing the likelihood of depression relapse. ..
- Liver Tissue Engineering Through Three-Dimensional Hepatocyte CultureTammy T Chang; Fiscal Year: 2013..Support through the K08 Career Development Award will be invaluable in helping me achieve my long-term career goal of becoming an independent surgeon-scientist with a research focus in liver tissue engineering. ..
- Reforming Medicare: Beneficiary Choice, Plan Payment, and Accountable CareJOHN MICHAEL MCWILLIAMS; Fiscal Year: 2012..McWilliams'ability to achieve the short-term training and research objectives he has proposed as well as his long-term career goal of making lasting contributions as a national leader in aging research. ..
- NEURAL RESPONSE TO INSULIN RESISTANCE TREATMENTSJASON J HASSENSTAB; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Non-Classical Manifestations of Primary HyperparathyroidismShonni J Silverberg; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Behavior Therapy for Adults with Tourette SyndromeLawrence Scahill; Fiscal Year: 2009..The Informatics group at Yale University will provide data management services. ..
- Examination of Reward Processing in the Treatment of Adolescent Major DepressionRandy Patrick Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Development of a Next Generation Vaccine for Smoking Cessation and Relapse PrevenGrayson B Lipford; Fiscal Year: 2010..This project seeks support to develop the nanoparticle vaccine through an initial Phase 1 clinical trial in people. ..
- Modulation of PPAR-gamma phosphorylation at S273 regulates insulin sensitivityALEXANDER BANKS; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Function of Microtubule Plus-End-Tracking Proteins in the Neuronal Growth ConeLaura Anne Lowery; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- The Mechanisms of IFITM-Mediated RestrictionI Chueh Huang; Fiscal Year: 2013..I am situated in a highly supportive and intellectually rich environment in which I can pursue my scientific and career development goals. ..
- Impact of aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligand ingestion on gastrointestinal immunityBarbara Platzer; Fiscal Year: 2013..Findings of this project could also provide a basis to develop therapeutic strategies to prevent and/or treat food allergic responses through inhibition of AhR activation via natural or chemical AhR antagonists. ..
- INFECTIOUS DISEASE AND BASIC MICROBIOLOGICAL MECHANISMSMarcia B Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2012..Sixty hold the rank of assistant professor or higher at 52 colleges, universities and medical schools around the world. An additional 36 have taken positions as scientists in industry...
- Development of a novel vaccine for protection against gammaherpesvirus infectionBlossom A Damania; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, this collaborative project integrates the PI's expertise in KSHV and RRV, with Dr. Desrosiers'expertise in vaccine design and development, and the use of primate infection models for RRV. ..
- Using Vessel Caliber to Assess Cardiac Impairment in COPDCarolyn E Come; Fiscal Year: 2013..disease and in particular, understand how treatment of one condition (either through medical or surgical approaches) impacts the outcomes of another, and how therapies may be better targeted through improved diagnostic tools ..
- Dendritic Spines on AgRP Neurons as Communication Hubs Controlling FeedingDong Kong; Fiscal Year: 2013..At the same time, the proposed project in this award will greatly help the candidate to obtain subsequent R01 grant support. ..
- MALDI-TOF/TOF MS TO SUPPORT BIOMEDICAL RESEARCHCatherine E Costello; Fiscal Year: 2012..The proposed instrument system will accelerate progress towards diagnosis and treatment based on understanding the mechanisms of these diseases and conditions and will thus contribute directly toward improving human health. ..
- Development of a novel whole genome amplification method that mimics natureHuimin Kong; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Patient Safety &Quality Symposium to Address the Unmet Needs in Teaching PhysiciSHARI DOGBO; Fiscal Year: 2011..paper report, UNMET NEEDS, 3) to improve the knowledge, skills, and attitudes among physicians-in-training, medical schools, and teaching hospitals about patient safety...
- Enhancing the Obesity Prevention Program at Harvard's DACPMatthew W Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- MOLECULAR CLONING OF A NOVEL BASEMENT MEMBRANE COMPONENTLawrence Chan; Fiscal Year: 1999..In addition, the candidate has 80% projective time devoted to research. Together, this environment provides sufficient support for the candidate to succeed in his research effort. ..
- UMASS CENTER FOR AIDS RESEARCH (CFAR)Celia A Schiffer; Fiscal Year: 2012..D., serve as Director and Co-Director of the Administrative Core respectively. Administrative support staff includes Kim Departie (CFAR Administrator), Ellen Kittler, Ph.D. (Core Coordinator) and Wendy Miller (Financial Assistant). ..
- Multimedia Motivational Interviewing Training for Physical TherapistsROBIN INLANDER; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome & Noonan Syndrome MeetingAmy Roberts; Fiscal Year: 2006..The proposed efforts are expected to provide a window into the questions that must be answered to better understand the pathogenesis of cardiovascular and myeloproliferative disorders. ..
- Early Detection of Alzheimer's: Interdisciplinary and International CollaborationMark Gluck; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- TRAINING GRANT IN MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICSWILMA OLSON; Fiscal Year: 2003..The requested funds help to attract a pool of outstanding predoctoral students, to unify existing graduate offerings, and to offer an independent graduate curriculum in molecular biophysics. ..
- NIMH CHILD & ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH FACULTY AWARDKerim Munir; Fiscal Year: 1991....
- Center for Patient Safety in Neonatal Intensive CareJeffrey Horbar; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- FLEX TM microPET/SPECT/CT to Support Cancer Research at Harvard Medical SchoolJOHN FRANGIONI; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NMR SPECTROSCOPY IN ALZHEIMERS DISEASEMARIA CASERTA; Fiscal Year: 1999..She will develop didactic courses for residents and clinicians in the biology of AD, and will become a resource for clinical investigators in the field of AD at Northwestern during the five year period of this award. ..