A project to better understand the issues facing rural communities and address a decline in American life expectancy is benefitting from a partnership between Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute and Highmark Health Enterprise Analytics Data Science Research.
Four senior medical students from Tokyo Women’s Medical University got a unique perspective on the similarities and differences between medical education and health care systems in Japan and the U.S during a month-long visit to Penn State College of Medicine.
For 20 years, Penn State College of Medicine’s Mini Medical School has been sharing knowledge with the community on everything from heart surgery to foods for digestive disorders. This year, some of the two-decade veterans of the program look back.
Dr. Paul Haidet, distinguished professor of medicine, humanities and public health sciences at Penn State College of Medicine, will work with other experts to compile information on how the humanities and arts are used in the training of health care professionals. Haidet’s work is part of a broader study by the Association of American Medical Colleges on how to integrate arts and humanities into medical education.