Latest Medical schools News

Lawsuit accuses doctors of taking data to rival hospital

Nov. 26, 2021 14:01 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A group of cancer doctors at the Medical University of South Carolina took confidential information to a competitor in an effort to establish a new treatment facility, according to a lawsuit filed this week. MUSC filed the lawsuit in state court...

Settlement appears over in med students' vaccine lawsuit

Nov. 23, 2021 20:12 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The settlement may be off in a lawsuit filed by three medical students who sought an exemption from a north Louisiana medical college’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements on religious grounds. The students' attorneys filed papers in federal court in...

Historically Black college gives students Thanksgiving $10K

Nov. 23, 2021 14:40 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A historically Black medical college in Tennessee is giving students an early Thanksgiving gift — $10,000 in cash. Meharry Medical College President James E.K. Hildreth announced the gift Monday, telling students they would receive it...

Maryland lets nursing students leave early amid pandemic

Nov. 21, 2021 17:09 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Nursing students at the University of Maryland are getting an early jump on their post-graduate careers. The university's nursing school is allowing its students who are scheduled to graduate on Dec. 23 to leave a few weeks early and begin working in...

Stanford coach Haase building a culture for his team

Nov. 16, 2021 15:40 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — With puppy Kaci on the leash eagerly pulling him along, Stanford men's basketball coach Jerod Haase begins one of his regular cross-campus power walks that take slightly different routes depending on the day and how much time he can carve out of his busy schedule. ...

Vidant Health, ECU medical school close to changing name

Nov. 12, 2021 13:36 PM EST

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina health care provider and a university's medical school came closer on Friday to a name change following a vote by the school's trustees. The board of trustees at East Carolina University unanimously approved a joint operating...

Grant to help expand Vermont nursing education options

Nov. 11, 2021 10:24 AM EST

LYNDON, Vt. (AP) — A federal grant is going to be used to help Vermont educate more nurses. Northern Vermont University and Vermont Technical College announced Wednesday the $240,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce would be used to expand Vermont Technical...

Mandates drive up vaccinations at colleges, despite leniency

Nov. 10, 2021 15:51 PM EST

Universities that adopted COVID-19 vaccine mandates this fall have seen widespread compliance even though many schools made it easy to get out of the shots by granting exemptions to nearly any student who requested one. Facing pockets of resistance and scattered lawsuits,...

District ordered to assist nursing students on COVID issue

Nov. 09, 2021 13:56 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has ordered the Maricopa County Community College District to accommodate two nursing students who objected on religious grounds to completing required brief clinical rotations at a hospital that requires the shots. U.S. District Judge Steven...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Nov. 05, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Despite false...