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Continuing Education

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  • Maryland's medical marijuana paradox [Editorial]

    Maryland's medical marijuana paradox  [Editorial]
    Advocates are generally praising Maryland's proposed new medical marijuana regulations as a step in the right direction after an initial effort failed to make the drug available to patients with chronic pain, nausea and other conditions thought to be alleviated by it. But they have raised concerns about some details, particularly in how doctors would be required to handle the drug, that essentially boil down to this paradox: They object that the regulations would treat marijuana like any other medicine and that they would not.
  • UCSF chancellor pay set at $750,000; 3% raises to other UC execs

    UCSF chancellor pay set at $750,000; 3% raises to other UC execs
    The UC regents on Thursday confirmed UC San Francisco’s medical school dean, Sam Hawgood, as chancellor of that health sciences campus and set his salary at $750,000, a 13.8% increase. The regents also approved 3% pay raises for the other UC...

    Audiologist drawn to the field because of grandfathers' hearing loss

    By Marcella Kreiter As a pre-med student at the University of North Dakota, audiologist Marie Vetter was flipping through a course catalog when she came across the section on Communication Sciences and Disorders. She spotted an introductory course on...

    Making the move back to the classroom

     Making the move back to the classroom
    Shaunea Brown was stuck. At age 29, the West Coast native had worked in a coffee shop, as a bank teller, at an auto auction and as an office coordinator, but, without a college degree, found that her opportunities to advance professionally were scarce....

    Doctors, nurses, pharmacist reprimanded by state boards

    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (in December) by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's...