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Leadership Message
By Wendy Rheault, PT, PhD, FASAHP, FNAP, DipACLM

I have so much hope for the future of healthcare education. That hope is embodied by the students and…

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Editor's Note
By Dan Moran

A 2016 National Library of Medicine report on medical and surgical care during the American Civil War…

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The Future of Healthcare Education
By Judy Masterson

As advancements in technology continue to accelerate, 鶹Ӱ and other healthcare educators must nurture…

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‘Classmates Help Each Other’: CMS Grad Advances Legacy of Support image
‘Classmates Help Each Other’: CMS Grad Advances Legacy of Support
By Amy Knutson Strack

For Jorge del Castillo, MD ’75, emergency medicine has always been about “seeing the patients.” From…

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The Vision of Leaders: Kristin Wiisanen, PharmD, FAPhA, FCCP image
The Vision of Leaders: Kristin Wiisanen, PharmD, FAPhA, FCCP

Kristin Wiisanen, PharmD, FAPhA, FCCP, named dean of the College of Pharmacy in October, is a national…

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The Vision of Leaders: Lisa Dutton, PT, MS ’93, PhD

Lisa Dutton, PT, MS ’93, PhD, returned to her alma mater in 2022 as the dean of the College of Health…

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Empathy Lab
By Judy Masterson

Empathy, the quality that makes us feel understood and cared for, can be learned and encouraged through…

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Powerful Engagement

Allison Arwady, MD, MPH, director of the CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, visited…

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Empathy Lab Tools Allow Students to Embody Patient Experience

Students in the Masters Entry into Nursing Practice (MENP) program use virtual reality and web-immersive…

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The X Factor: Building a Better Paradigm
By Aubrey Penney

Though she deeply enjoyed her time researching at the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, working…

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Perseverance Through Experience: Lessons From Cancer and the Holocaust image
Perseverance Through Experience: Lessons From Cancer and the Holocaust
By Margaret Smith

When it comes to continuing a legacy and thriving in personal purpose, Alex Kor, DPM ’89, has spent a…

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Bringing Culture Into Care
By Sara Skoog

So often, we are asked to place our entire ethnic and cultural identities into a tiny checkbox on a form…

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‘The Wording Matters’: Removing Barriers In Academic Language image
‘The Wording Matters’: Removing Barriers In Academic Language
By Dan Moran

To illustrate academic feedback that might be damaging rather than constructive, Margaret Gonzales, PhD…

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Saving Zhang: CMS Grad Applies Human Lessons to Surgery on Lincoln Park Zoo Primate image
Saving Zhang: CMS Grad Applies Human Lessons to Surgery on Lincoln Park Zoo Primate
By Dawn Rhodes

Kerstin Stenson, MD ’88, FACS, is one of Chicago’s most experienced experts in otorhinolaryngology. But…

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Through the Microscope: Navigating Hard Conversations in the Classroom image
Through the Microscope: Navigating Hard Conversations in the Classroom
By Susanna Calkins, PhD

When something distressing has occurred — or is still occurring — on campus or in the world, faculty…

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Through the Microscope: FAFSA Changes and What It Means for 鶹Ӱ image
Through the Microscope: FAFSA Changes and What It Means for 鶹Ӱ
By Sarah Kelly, PhD

Editor's Note: At the time of publication, the rollout of the simplified FAFSA has come under significant…

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鶹Ӱ, DePaul Research Collaborations Target Killer Diseases

Malaria, cigarette smoking and septic shock kill millions of people every year. In a fresh round of funding…

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Building for the Future: The 鶹Ӱ Campus Master Plan image
Building for the Future: The 鶹Ӱ Campus Master Plan

Through workshops, assessments and input from across the 鶹Ӱ Community, the Chicago-based design firm…

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Helix 51's BLR Bio Eyes Therapy to Boost Effectiveness of Pancreatic Cancer Treatments

BLR Bio, an early stage biotech company in 鶹Ӱ’s Helix 51 biomedical incubator, released new data on…

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College of Nursing's CRNA Program Heads to Colorado

鶹Ӱ announced in January that it will help meet a critical need for certified registered nurse anesthetists…

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Nursing Anesthesia Program Lands Top 20 Spot in Annual U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The College of Nursing’s Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist program earned 18th place out of 131…

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‘Let's Talk 鶹Ӱ It’: Racial Justice Through Community Art image
‘Let's Talk 鶹Ӱ It’: Racial Justice Through Community Art

The Scholl Gallery on 鶹Ӱ’s campus featured “Let’s Talk 鶹Ӱ It: The Art, The Artists and The Racial…

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Mobile Health Program Expands Services Through Continuing Grant

Endeavor Health continued its strong support of 鶹Ӱ’s Community Care Connection (CCC) in early 2024 with…

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‘A True Understanding of Patient-Centered Care’: EEC Celebrates 20th Anniversary image
‘A True Understanding of Patient-Centered Care’: EEC Celebrates 20th Anniversary
By Kelly Reiss

The university took a big leap to advance simulation training for its students when the Education and…

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In Memoriam: Scholl College Dean Emeritus Terence Albright, DPM image
In Memoriam: Scholl College Dean Emeritus Terence Albright, DPM

A key figure in guiding the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine to become a part of Rosalind…

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Safe Ground, Uncertain Future: Finding Solace Through Art
By Sabreen Alfadel

As humanitarian crises transpire around the world, those affected by tragedy continue to lean on their…

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