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NATIONAL SEARCH UNDERWAY
FAU NEUROSCIENCE INSTITUTE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
AND COLLEGE OF MEDICINE BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE CHAIR
FAU is seeking a dynamic leader and highly accomplished scientist to serve as the inaugural Executive Director for a new University-wide Neuroscience Institute as well as Chair of the Department of Biomedical Science in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine. The University has active partnerships involving the Scripps Research Institute Florida, the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies and the Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida. The new executive director and chair will have the opportunity to build newly emerging research-intensive programs and make a major impact on future directions and success. Click here for a description of the role.
STUDENTS RECEIVE THEIR FIRST DOCTOR'S WHITE COATS DURING THE Fourth Annual WHITE COAT CEREMONY
The students in the entering class of 2014 of FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine received their first doctor's white coats at a time-honored ceremony in August. A symbolic event introduced in 1993, the White Coat Ceremony was established after a group of distinguished physicians, medical educators and community leaders formed the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. The Foundation concluded that the beginning of a student's journey into medicine is the best time to influence standards of professionalism, humanistic values and behavior. More than 100 medical schools in the United States now hold White Coat Ceremonies.
FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine Receives Record-breaking Applications for Medical School and Internal Medicine Residency Programs
Nearly four years since its inception, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University has received a record-breaking 4,370 applications for 64 positions for the incoming class of 2015, and 4,739 applications for 36 positions in the University's first residency program in internal medicine.
Woman who had no pulse for 45 minutes makes recovery doctors call miraculous
Dr. Shawn Iverson, a College of Medicine internal medicine resident, was part of the team at Boca Raton Regional Hospital that helped revive a patient who had no pulse for 45 minutes.
Technion, FAU Announce New Partnership
FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and the world-renowned Technion-Israel Institute of Technology's Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine announced a new collaboration for the first Technion American Medical School (TeAMS) program in Florida. This partnership will expand scholarly ties, develop student programs and promote international and inter-cultural understanding.
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