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Finding Your Passion in Healthcare

by Kim Canning, Executive Director, Kaplan Partner Solutions | April 14, 2022

We had the opportunity to meet with Jeff Oxendine, author of “You Don’t Have to be a Doctor:  Discover, Achieve and Enjoy Your Authentic Health Career,” to learn insightful guidance for students pursuing a health career. Jeff is the founder and CEO of Health Career Connection, and a longtime faculty member at UC Berkeley School of Public Health. 

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Introducing Kaplan All Access License

by Kim Canning, Executive Director, Kaplan Partner Solutions | January 25, 2022
 Kaplan All Access License

Kaplan has created a new model to provide an All Access License at a university-wide level to all of our industry leading test prep, licensure and credentialing programs. Kaplan can support your students and school with an All Access License which dramatically reduces cost and increases access.

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Exploring Kaplan’s New MCAT Educator Portal

by Kim Canning, Executive Director, Kaplan Partner Solutions | November 11, 2021
Kaplan PreMed

At Kaplan, we are constantly working to figure out how to support our partners and move students towards their goal of attending medical school. To that end we are excited to roll out our “MCAT Educator Portal” for our institutional, MCAT partners.

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Inside Kaplan's New MCAT Learning Path

by Kim Canning, Executive Director, Kaplan Partner Solutions | November 10, 2021

At Kaplan, we are constantly working to improve the experience of studying for the MCAT for our students and partners to ensure that students are getting the score they need to get in order to be successful on the path to medical school.

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White Paper: Telemedicine in Education: Preparing Medical Students for the Future of Patient Care by Kaplan Medical

by John Bloodworth, Senior Director, Content Development, Kaplan Medical | October 14, 2021

The new Kaplan Medical white paper, “Telemedicine in Education: Preparing Medical Students for the Future of Patient Care,” examines the emerging emphasis on telehealth treatment and the critical need for medical educators to prepare students for the new world of healthcare through virtual simulation.

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Assessing the Efficacy of Measuring Diagnostic Reasoning

by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | September 20, 2021

Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, unpacks the recent article in Diagnosis, “Use of a structured approach and virtual simulation practice to improve diagnostic reasoning,” which used i-Human Patients by Kaplan as a case study for measuring the efficacy of virtual simulation.

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Embracing Pandemic-Inspired Change in PA Education

by James Van Rhee, M.S., PA-C, Program Director, Associate Professor, Yale School of Medicine | July 20, 2021

Medicine has changed, healthcare delivery has changed, and students have changed.  Medical education needs to change.

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White Paper: Examining the Values of Implementing Virtual Simulation into Medical Curricula

by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | March 15, 2021

In the new Kaplan Medical white paper, “Examining the Values of Implementing Virtual Simulation into Medical Curricula,” I take a look into the ways in which VS can help prepare your students for success on their board exams and their careers as doctors.

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Webinar in Review: Virtual Simulation & Planning for the Future of Medical Education

by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | August 21, 2020

In our recent webinar titled "Virtual Simulation & Planning for the Future of Medical Education" our panel of experts discussed virtual simulation and the “new normal” of medical education.

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Exploring a Virtual COVID-19 Patient Case Webinar

by Dr. Judy Kalinyak, VP and Director of Clinical Simulation | April 1, 2020
Kaplan Medical Exploring a Virtual COVID-19 Patient Case Webinar

Watch the recording of “Exploring a Virtual COVID-19 Patient Case” to meet a virtual patient presenting with COVID-19 symptoms, and follow along as medical students play out a full exam—from patient history all the way through to diagnosis.

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Strategies in Undergraduate Medical Education for Improving Diagnostic Competency

by Jeff Weil, Regional Medical Program Director | February 5, 2020

While there is no single strategy for increasing diagnostic competency among physicians, the willingness of medical schools to revamp curricula and increase clinical exposures bodes well for the future of the American healthcare system.

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