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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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The Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (UAG) maintains its leadership in the teaching of medicine, and as part of its strengthening plan to train highly qualified professionals, this academic institution inaugurated the Simulation Center of the School of Medicine, located in the Institute of Biological Sciences (ICB). This center is equipped with high-tech simulators and was developed so that the student performs from elementary practices, such as revisions and basic exams, to the most complex, with mannequins programmed for various medical scenarios such as labor and cardiac arrests, among others. The Simulation Center will serve to reinforce the training of the students so that later they can practice with real patients in their clinical cycles in the more than the 100 public and private hospitals with which UAG has an agreement. During the inauguration of this center, the President of UAG, Lic. Antonio Leaño Reyes, said that the university has more than 83 years of working to achieve a better Mexico....
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