A South Jersey medical school is one of toughest in the nation to gain admittance.The Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in Camden just made U.S. News and World Report's ranking of the 10 U.S. medical schools with the lowest acceptance rates in fall 2018.The school came in at No. 10 on the list. It received 6,708 applications and admitted only 203 students, for an acceptance rate of 3 percent.RELATED READ: CHOP again ranked best pediatrics department in the United States.Rowan University and The Cooper Health System created a partnership in June 2009 to establish the medical institution to address a local and national shortage of doctors and to improve healthcare in the Philadelphia region. The school opened in summer 2012.Other highly accredited schools making the list include UCLA and the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine (both with a 2.1 percent acceptance rate), Stanford University (2.5 percent), Georgetown University (2.6 … [Read more...] about Cooper Medical School ranked one of the toughest to get into nationwide
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Pediatric residents with the University at Buffalo medical school scrapped "Timbit Tuesdays" in favor of "Fresh Fruit Fridays." Evergreen Health opened a more nutritious market in its staff lounge two years ago, started a “walk the stairs” effort last month, and in April will launch a wellness passport that gives workers a $20 gift card for reaching healthy benchmarks. Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Inc. (BNMC) boasts a healthy vending machine and treadmill desk, and has helped other nearby employers add indoor tower veggie gardens and water filtration systems. The steps are part of a five-year state Healthy Workplace Initiative that aims to lower risk factors for obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases in 85 high-needs communities across New York, including Buffalo. “Sometimes we’re challenging the status quo,” said Elizabeth Machnica, the BNMC Healthy Communities catalyst who leads the effort across the city. “Sometimes Human Resources is … [Read more...] about Workplace wellness on the Medical Campus bears fruit
The pediatrics department at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has defended its top position yet again in the new U.S. News & World Report rankings.The department, part of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, has been ranked the best in the United States for the seventh year in a row, according to the web site. Announced in its annual listing of the best medical schools and other graduate programs, this recognition marks the 16th consecutive year that CHOP has been ranked first or second in the nation. The hospital also earned top rankings in two other pediatric specialties: diabetes and endocrinology, and urology. RELATED READ: Penn's Perelman School of Medicine receives another top 10 rankingAdditionally, CHOP ranked third overall in the rankings for the nation's best children’s hospital honor roll. For the fourth year in a row, CHOP, Harvard University and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine were … [Read more...] about CHOP ranked best pediatrics department in the U.S.
The school also ranked among the top 10 in several specialties – anesthesiology, obstetrics and gynecology, radiology, surgery, internal medicine and psychiatry. It ranked No. 19 for family medicine. The school's dean, Dr. Larry Jameson, credited the school's faculty, staff and students for its continued success. "Penn has a long tradition of academic excellence and scientific discovery and our students build on this foundation each year as they grow and define the future of health care," Jameson said in a statement. "Our faculty and staff have dedicated themselves to fostering innovation and paving the way for future breakthroughs in the classroom, the clinic and the lab." U.S. News & World Report releases its medical school rankings annually in its "Best Graduate Schools" issue. The Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University ranked 55th for primary care and 56th for research. The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University ranked 60th … [Read more...] about Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine receives another top 10 ranking
By Brittany De Lea Published December 21, 2018 Jobs FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video Breaking down the November jobs report “Mornings with Maria” panel discuss the November jobs report and whether the Federal Reserve’s rate hikes will slow down the U.S. economy. While U.S. workers’ wages have begun to rise in 2018, employees in some professions are making well over the median income. Continue Reading Below In November, year-over-year wage growth was 3.1 percent – matching the month prior at the best rate since 2009. As of June, median household income was estimated to be $62,175, a 2.6 increase from the year prior. But wages for some in the medical profession can average more than three-times that amount, according to data from U.S. News and World Report. Among the other top fields were business and technology jobs. Here’s a look at the top 5 best paying jobs for the year – also … [Read more...] about The 5 best-paying jobs of 2018