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COLLEGE SEEKS CHAIR OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is seeking a dynamic leader and highly accomplished scientist to serve as Chair of the Department of Biomedical Science in the FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.
The department is comprised of research active and funded faculty, with active partnerships involving The Scripps Research Institute Florida, the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, the Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies in Florida and the Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida. The new chair will have the opportunity to build a newly emerging research-intensive department and make a major impact on its future direction and success.
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 students Match to premier residency programs
100 % of FAU students Matched
Medical students at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine learned on March 20 where they will train as physicians once they leave the Boca Raton campus, their home for the past four years. The institutions where the inaugural class members will attend are among the premier residency programs in the country: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Yale New Haven Hospital, Tufts Medical Center and Brown University’s Rhode Island Hospital. One student will remain right here, attending FAU’s internal medicine residency program, which also achieved a 100% match for its positions.
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.
IDF FORMER ISRAEL SURGEON GENERAL PROFESSOR YITSHAK KREISS
SPEAKS WITH MEDICAL STUDENTS
AT FAU ON LEADERSHIP IN MEDICINE
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University in collaboration with American Friends of Magen David Adom recently hosted IDF Former Surgeon General Brig. Gen. Professor Yitshak Kreiss, M.D., M.H.A., M.P.A., a world renowned expert in both military medicine and disaster management.
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