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Wing of Zock “Chart Review” Blog Carnival, October 2014 Edition

Welcome to the October 2014 edition of Chart Review. As the seasons transition from summer to fall, this month’s carnival focuses on leadership in academic medicine and innovative ideas. Read on for posts on fostering innovation, mentorship in medical school, … Continue reading

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How Do You Social? Medical Students Wanted for UCF Study

By Andrea Berry and Monica Bailey About a year ago, the Faculty Development Office at the University of Central Florida (UCF) ventured into the realm of social media to see what opportunities there were for medical education and faculty development. … Continue reading

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Health Wonk Review: “Thank God It’s Recess”

Originally posted at Healthcare Lighthouse By Billy Wynne Welcome to this “Thank God It’s Recess” edition of Health Wonk Review. With Congress adjourned for the 2014 midterm elections, the wonkophile class has some time to think about the upcoming open … Continue reading

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State of Emergency: Overcrowding in the ER [Infographic]

Originally posted on July 15, 2014 By Emily Newhook In 2010, more than 130 million Americans visited the emergency room. Most of them waited hours to be seen by a medical professional, and even longer to be admitted to the … Continue reading

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My view: Now is the time to invest in NIH

Originally posted on Deseret News Tuesday, Aug. 26 2014 By Vivian Lee, MD, Ph. D. Now is the time to make up for the past decade of stagnant funding for NIH. As the senior vice president of the University of Utah … Continue reading

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Recruit, Reward Clinician–Innovators in Academic Medicine

This post is the first in a series arising from our new partnership with Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science Innovation. Learn more about the partnership here. By Jennifer J. Salopek In their article in the March 2014 issue of … Continue reading

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Wing of Zock Partners with New Journal to Expand Innovation Coverage

Wing of Zock is joining up with Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation! Through our exclusive online content partnership, Wing of Zock will highlight the people and passions behind the ideas that make their way into the journal’s pages. … Continue reading

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VCU Student-Led Hot Spotting Team Chosen for Interprofessional Collaborative

By Sarah L. Sonies Patients who frequent emergency rooms, earning miles as hospital “frequent fliers,” have left care teams looking to better understand the social determinants that cause their frequent hospital admissions. A five-student team from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) … Continue reading

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