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The National Academy of Medicine publishes a plan to improve the well-being of health workers

WASHINGTON — The National Academy of Medicine launched its National Health Workforce Wellness Plan Monday to address the growing challenges of burnout among health care workers, at an event hosted by the Association. of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Their report, a response to longstanding concerns about burnout exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic (60% of physicians …

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Geisel researcher receives prestigious National Institutes of Health New Innovator Award

Geisel researcher receives prestigious National Institutes of Health New Innovator Award

Aaron McKenna, Ph.D. Photo by Kurt Wehde Aaron McKenna, Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular and systems biology at the Geisel School of Medicine, is the recipient of a $1.5 million New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) given annually by the NIH Director’s Office to exceptionally creative scientists proposing high-risk, high-impact research. …

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Hawaii has a shortage of school psychologists.  National research says it's a problem

Hawaii has a shortage of school psychologists. National research says it’s a problem

The number of students struggling with anxiety and depression has come increasingly into the spotlight during the Covid-19 pandemic, as schools across the country continue to sort through behavioral and academic issues. But students in Hawaii were struggling with rising rates of depression long before their school life was so dramatically disrupted. Between 2015 and …

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Quartet Health Adds National Clinical Leaders to Its Leadership Team to Strengthen the Company's Commitment to Quality Mental Health Care

Quartet Health Adds National Clinical Leaders to Its Leadership Team to Strengthen the Company’s Commitment to Quality Mental Health Care

NEW YORK, September 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Quartet Health today announced two new strategic hires, reinforcing its commitment to providing unparalleled clinical expertise in mental health care: dr. Michael Lippe joins Quartet as Chief Medical Officer to oversee Quartet’s end-to-end clinical strategy as Quartet continues to advance integration between mental and physical healthcare. dr. Sherry …

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The National Cancer Institute renews its $11.5 million program of excellence in the field of kidney cancer

The National Cancer Institute renews its $11.5 million program of excellence in the field of kidney cancer

DALLAS – September 19, 2022 – The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has renewed the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Honors Program for Research Excellence (SPORE) award from the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Program (KCP). First awarded in 2016, the KCP SPORE focuses on translating discoveries and innovation at UT Southwestern into advances in …

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