NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The former HCA Healthcare CEO who is currently Belmont University’s board chairman and his wife have donated $10 million to the Nashville institution’s new medical school.
The private university says Milton Johnson and his wife, Denice, announced the gift Wednesday for the Thomas F.
DENVER (AP) — A pediatrician and a medical student at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are challenging denials of their requests for religious exemptions from the school's COVID vaccination mandate, arguing in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that administrators are judging the “veracity” of personal religious beliefs in violation of the First Amendment.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An eye surgeon is donating $95 million to the University of Alabama at Birmingham's medical school in what officials say is the single largest philanthropic pledge in the university's history.
The University of Massachusetts Medical School is getting a $175 million donation that will more than double its endowment, officials said Tuesday.
The gift is from Morningside Foundation established by the family of T.H.
TOKYO (AP) — Sam Grewe made a choice when he was 13 to have his right leg amputated after he was diagnosed with an aggressive bone cancer.
He could have chosen to keep the leg, but he said it would have been a frail limb once surgeons carved out the “fist-size tumor.” That procedure also would have ruled out any sports for life.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Florida couple who met in a gross anatomy class as Tulane University undergraduates has given Tulane Medical School $5 million for an endowed professorship.
Drs. Philip and Cheryl Leone, of Naples, Florida, are now retired pathologists and current members of the School of Medicine Board of Governors, a university news release said Wednesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A couple of Tennessee State University pre-med majors have been awarded full scholarships that will also cover their medical school costs, the university said.
Camille Haskins of King George, Virginia, and George Pickens IV of Miami learned this week of the scholarships provided by global medical products company Baxter International Inc.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A major fundraiser for Marshall University's medical school has been canceled for the second straight year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine on Thursday called off its largest annual scholarship fundraiser set for Aug.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's two medical schools are collaborating on a study addressing health disparities in the state.
The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin will use $3 million in endowment money to measure and recommend solutions for health inequities, which have been underscored by the coronavirus pandemic.
Associated Press (AP) — Allegations of racial discrimination in the Tulane University School of Medicine's Graduate Medical Education program have prompted an accrediting organization to put the school on probation.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The medical school at Washington State University has received full accreditation, the final step in an academic journey that took nearly six years.
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, located in Spokane, Washington, on Tuesday received full accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, which accredits medical degree programs in the U.S.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The chancellor of a Louisiana medical school resigned the post Thursday, a day after he was reinstated following an investigation into his handling of students' sexual harassment complaints.
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HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth's medical school dismissed charges against students accused of cheating by accessing online course materials while taking closed-book exams remotely, the dean said in an email to the school community.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican legislators sparred with University of Wisconsin medical school officials Wednesday over a bill that would end an arrangement that allows UW doctors to train on abortion procedures at a Planned Parenthood clinic.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials at Creighton University say a new $75 million building will serve as a hub for the School of Medicine as well as all of the the university's health sciences schools and colleges.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eighteen of 50 new doctors marking their graduations Friday as the inaugural class of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine plan to stay in Nevada for their residencies, officials said.
ATLANTA (AP) — Four historically Black medical schools are getting $6 million to expand coronavirus vaccination efforts in minority communities.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's philanthropy announced the gifts Tuesday, giving $2.1 million to Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, $1.6 million to Charles R.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The new medical school at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, is being named for the late billionaire businessman, investor and MGM Resorts founder Kirk Kerkorian, campus and company officials announced Friday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A road leading to Vanderbilt University Medical Center is now named for a Black pioneer in cardiac surgery, instead of bearing the Confederacy-tied moniker of Dixie Place.
Officials in Nashville commemorated the name change to Vivien Thomas Way during an event Monday.