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Posts Tagged ‘Medical School’

December 3rd, 2016 - 9:26 am § in America, Politics, Schools & Colleges

TRUMPING OBAMACARE

Sadly Dems think the GOP can not just overturn Obamacare.  They  are far too naive.  These are smart Republicans. They will repeal the ACA under provisions that take force over a long enough time to achieve their model and serve their electoral interests in 2018.  I expect proposals built very m[...]

November 27th, 2016 - 1:18 pm § in Misc., UW

Young Americans grateful for the opportunity to study medicine in Cuba

Young people for the U.S. studying medicine in Havana welcomed news of the visit by President Obama to Cuba, and hope that the rapprochement between the two countries is mutually beneficial. ELAM students Shaneen Whyte, Patrick Daley and Jontay Darko. Photo: Orlando Perera (courtesy of ICAP) Young p[...]

September 14th, 2016 - 8:48 am § in The Ave Scene

Baby Nurses On Strike

Nurses at Children’s Hospital need our support. Give a wave, honk or join their line and rally on Sandpoint Way NE today. We’re talking about maternity leave for the nurses who care for the highest need infants, staffing levels, forced overtime, cost of living.[...]

June 14th, 2016 - 8:25 am § in Misc.

Does WSU have an extra billion dollars to pay for its medical school?

The Moscow-Pullman Daily News’ editorial board rightly called the university’s reliance on tuition dollars a “monumental pyramid scheme.” A year After Washington State University decided to spend hundreds of millions on a medical school for the sole purpose of competing with the UW Medical S[...]

May 7th, 2015 - 7:14 pm § in Misc., Repugnants

IGNORANCE IS BLISS

North Carolina lawmakers want to stop medical schools from teaching abortion procedures[...]

March 25th, 2015 - 9:33 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Legislature okays WSU med school, but withholds initial funding

If  WSU can raise the funds on its own, it makes sense to  go ahead!  “A nearly century-old restriction giving the University of Washington the exclusive right to operate a public medical school in the state of Washington was removed by the Legislature on Wednesday, opening the door for Was[...]

March 10th, 2015 - 4:23 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Legislature okays WSU med school

Nearly 100 years ago, in 1917, the Washington legislature divvied up academic responsibilities between the University of Washington and Washington State University. The UW got law, medicine, forestry, library sciences, and fisheries; WSU got agriculture, agricultural economics, and veterinary medi[...]

March 8th, 2015 - 6:41 pm § in The Ave Scene

More on The Cougar School of Medicine and PORK.

Over at the AAUP listserv, Professor Sharona Gordon asked a good question : . Who is it at WSU that wants a new medical school? Don’t they have shared governance? Is it the faculty and the administration? Do the students have a say? Is it just the board of regents? Can someone explain their logic?[...]

November 17th, 2014 - 10:32 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Why Not Use WSU to Train Students for Service in the “Doc in The Box” clinics?

Here in Washington state our two research universities are having a fight. The University of Washington, located in Seattle, has what is rated as the number one program for primary-care and rural medicine. To a large extent the high rating results from the fact that the UW offers a degree that can b[...]

November 16th, 2014 - 9:51 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Who Paid For $unday’s Seattle Times Ad Promoting WSU Medical School?

WSU has a half-page, full-color, advertisement promoting its proposed medical school on page A6 of the Sunday, Nov. 16, 014, edition of the Seattle Times. The ad features a photo of a smiling woman doctor examining a little girl with a stethoscope under the headline, “Washington needs more doc[...]