Dartmouth http://ripr.org en Future Docs 8: Should Med Students Know the ACA? http://ripr.org/post/future-docs-8-should-med-students-know-aca <p>What do doctors need to learn in school to take the best care of you? Clearly, they need advanced medical and scientific knowledge. But should we expect doctors to know something about how our health care system works? How about the Affordable Care Act – one of the most important changes in health care policy in a generation? We continue our ongoing series Future Docs with some answers.</p><p>Dr. Anne Kuritzky is about five hours into her shift on the trauma unit at Rhode Island Hospital when the next call comes.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 13239 at http://ripr.org Future Docs 8: Should Med Students Know the ACA? State law school gets green light from regulators http://ripr.org/post/state-law-school-gets-green-light-regulators <p><a href="http://wrnieducationblog.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/scales-of-justice.jpg"><img alt="" class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-2058" src="http://wrnieducationblog.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/scales-of-justice.jpg?w=300&amp;h=225" title="Public domain image, royalty free stock photo from www.public-domain-image.com" height="225" width="300"></a>The American Bar Association has granted preliminary accreditation to the law school at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, clearing the way for students to take the bar exam in any state.</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 17:18:50 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 8388 at http://ripr.org