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On “Orientation Day July 2019”, the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (UAG) received a new generation of young people from United States and Puerto Rico to study in the International Medicine Program and become doctors. At the event, held at the UNICO building, the Vice President of Health Sciences, Dr. Alfonso Petersen Farah, welcomed the students and assured them saying,  “This day could define the rest of  your lives. I congratulate you for choosing this career. Seeking an academic degree as a doctor in another country that is not yours deserves recognition. You are about to begin a journey in one of the most demanding careers: Medicine. Today we are proud and happy to have you here in our university and in this city that will be your new home. Guadalajara is a beautiful city with a lot to offer, as well as our teaching staff who are ready to help you become great doctors. ” He pointed out that new students...
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Thanks to an agreement signed between both institutions, the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (UAG) will offer its students of the International Medicine Program five online HMX courses in basic science areas prepared by the Harvard Medical School. Dr. Enrique Caballero, director of the International Programs of Education and Innovation of the School of Medicine of the University of Harvard, visited UAG and explained that the online courses will be offered for the purpose to deepen the knowledge of the basic sciences: biochemistry, genetics, immunology, physiology and pharmacology. “This will be a unique educational experience and a great benefit for the students. In my experience, learning basic science was a difficult challenge however, it is very important to acquire this knowledge at this stage of the career. No matter what they do afterwards, having a solid basic science education benefits the adequate training of the student” he said. The online courses were developed by professors and specialists from Harvard University. They...
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Crozer-Keystone Health System added five physicians to its pediatrics roster this year, significantly expanding the department’s service to the community. Tanner Walsh, M.D., became a staff pediatrician at Crozer-Chester Medical Center after three years as a resident and one year as the center’s chief pediatric resident. She earned her medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine in Mexico, and completed an internship at New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y. Walsh has served on mission trips to South America to treat underserved children with cleft lip and cleft palate. Source: Daily Times - Lifestyle Photo: The Inquirer
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“Technological advancement, artificial intelligence and Industry 4.0 have changed medicine and the way patients are taken care of. It will radically change the production of medicine and services in hospitals, pharmacies and clinics; therefore, universities should prepare doctors with a vision of community, humanity and empathy, with innovative skills and research,” said Professor of Ophthalmology, founder and director of the medical group, De la Peña Eye Clinic, former President of the University of California and member of the Board of Directors at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (UAG), Dr. William de la Peña, during his lecture "The challenges and the evolution of medical education". As university officials, students and staff gathered in the classrooms of the Institute of Biological Sciences, Dr. De la Peña added that the changes that technology has driven are already palpable. He explained that in the United States, doctors use tablets to diagnose illnesses and that this “trend” of medical consultation will be aimed at to attend...
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