Wednesday, September 29, 2010

First Issue of Medical Library Newsletter is Now Available!

Check out the First Issue of the Medical Library Newsletter!

·  Medical Library Newsletter web page:
http://medlib.fiu.edu/library.php?ss=newsletter

·  The direct URL to the newsletter PDF file (better quality):
http://medlib.fiu.edu/medlib/docs/fiumedlib_2010_fall.pdf

Friday, September 3, 2010

FIU College of Medicine in New York Times

The Neighborhood HELP program of FIU College of Medicine has been mentioned in the recent New York Times article, "In Medical School Shift, Meeting Patients on Day 1."

"... In another effort to connect students with patients sooner, the new medical school at Florida International University will place second-year students in underserved neighborhoods beginning this fall. A team of medical, nursing, social work and perhaps even law students will be assigned to a family, with the goal of understanding how factors like poverty and other stresses may complicate medical care. ..."

Read the full article here:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/03/nyregion/03medschool.html?_r=2&scp=5&sq=doctors&st=cse