medical resident http://ripr.org en Bill to Help Kids' Psychiatric Hospitals Advances http://ripr.org/post/bill-help-kids-psychiatric-hospitals-advances <p>Legislation to make more funding available to train new doctors in child psychiatry has cleared a hurdle in congress. If it becomes law, it could boost access to treatment at places like Bradley Hospital.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 24902 at http://ripr.org Med School Enrollment Up 30% by 2017. Will It Help? http://ripr.org/post/med-school-enrollment-30-2017-will-it-help <p>New data from the Association of American Medical Colleges shows med school enrollment is on track to reach a 30% increase by 2017. That's over enrollment numbers in 2002.</p><p>Rhode Island's own Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is no exception, with record enrollment numbers.</p><p>What's most interesting about the data is that a good number of the new med school slots are in newly accredited or in-the-process-of-becoming accredited medical schools. There's one in our own backyard that fits that bill, Quinnipiac.</p> Tue, 07 May 2013 21:14:12 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 14825 at http://ripr.org