Topic: Alpert Medical School

U. researchers among team testing dementia treatment

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U. researchers among team testing dementia treatment

October 18, 2016 0 comments

Researchers from Brown hope that transcranial magnetic stimulation will become the first successful treatment for frontotemporal dementia.

The University announced a four-year program that will allow students to earn a joint MD-MPA joint degree upon graduation. This interdisciplinary curriculum, which will begin in the summer of 2017, is the first of its kind to offer a unique perspective on healthcare for future physicians.

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Brown becomes first in country to offer four-year joint MD-MPA program

September 28, 2016 0 comments

The University will launch a dual-degree program in which students earn a doctorate of medicine and a master’s of public affairs in four years in 2017.

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Med School sees discrepancy in ranking, selectivity

April 13, 2016 0 comments

In the U.S. News and World Report 2017 Best Medical Schools rankings, the Alpert Medical School kept its rank as the 35th-best research school.

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Zika virus may affect R.I., study abroad plans

March 11, 2016 0 comments

Thousands of miles may separate Providence from the epicenter of the Zika outbreak, but viruses have a way of making the globe seem small.

Med school requirements reflect modern medicine

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Med school requirements reflect modern medicine

February 17, 2016 0 comments

Many medical schools have removed the requirement for a second semester of organic chemistry and added a semester of biochemistry.

Undergrads develop LGBTQ-focused medical concentration

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Undergrads develop LGBTQ-focused medical concentration

February 9, 2016 0 comments

Warren Alpert Medical School students now have the opportunity to undertake extracurricular studies in LGBTQ healthcare and advocacy.

The study found the relationship between undergraduate curriculum and success in medical school to be very weak, even within the PLME program.

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PLME students reach similar outcomes as peers

October 13, 2015 7 comments

A University study revealed only slight differences in the achievements of PLME students and those who were accepted traditionally.

The Writing Center continues to grow its student services during the search process for a new director, with a planned expansion to the Alpert Medical School slated to begin next academic year.

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Writing Fellows to pilot new program for medical students

September 22, 2014 0 comments

To expand its offerings for medical students, the Writing Center is designing an extension of the Writing Fellows program for the Alpert Medical School.