Tag: "buzz" at medical news
Tackling medical schools' informal curriculum
...nts, and students and patients. "Competence is the buzz
word in medical education today, but few medical schools actually do anything to teach or assess it in the full sense. At our school we are hoping to make our competency-based curriculum (the formal curriculum) such an integral part of our culture t...
Investigational drug brings new hope to kidney cancer patients
...he group that got randomized." Meanwhile, even the buzz
is encouraging. "When I had my first CT scan last summer I didn't have much hope," recalled Jeffers, "didn't expect much. Then they told me my tumor had shrunk by 50 percent. I've got my second scan next week, and this time I've got hope." About 1...
Scientists capture images of brain in action as it's learning
...international journal SCIENCEhas generated quite a buzz
among neuroscientists and is being billed as asignificant contribution to understanding how the brain works when consciouslearning is taking place. Scientists already know that 'learning' and 'awareness' is a function of theprefrontal cortex of the b...