BENNINGTON — Caring for people when they’re sick is one thing. Taking into account other things that contribute to health, and helping people before they’re sick, is another. In a new partnership, Bennington College and Southwestern Vermont Medical Center plan …

Bennington College Starting New Population Health Fellowship With SVMC Read more »

As genetics’ role in medicine expands, diversity among providers is crucial, say people working in the field. “It is well documented that people want medical services from people who look like them, and genetic counseling is not an exception,” says Barbara Harrison, …

Stronger Diversity Among Genetic Counselors Could Help Bridge Health Gap with Minority Groups Read more »

Students in the Medical Education Development (MED) Program (left to right) Jazmine Walker, Miguel Vasquez, Gloribel Vanegas, and Joshua Walker prepare to dissect a cadaver at UNC Chapel Hill on July 5, 2018. The MED program is designed to give students who previously may not have had the opportunity to pursue education in medical fields the experience necessary to be competitive.

It’s a hot, muggy evening in South Georgia when a convoy of pickup trucks, vans and cars turns down a rutted dirt road lined with acres of lush squash and cucumber plants. The travelers aren’t local farmers. They’re recent dental …

College Students, Faculty Reach Out To Help With Farm Worker Health Care Read more »

About 40 percent of Drexel University physicians and clinical staff will lose their jobs as a result of the planned closure of Hahnemann University Hospital, Drexel president John Fry announced in an email to the university staff Thursday morning. For …

Drexel President Announces Job Losses For Clinical Faculty And Staff Due To Hahnemann Closure Read more »