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The Business of Medicine for Future Doctors

Photo Dr. Jerry Balentine, vice president of Medical Affairs and Global Health, at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Old Westbury, New York

Dr. Balentine answers medical students’ questions about the business of medicine.

Dr. Jerry Balentine, vice president of Medical Affairs and Global Health, at the New York Institute (NYIT) of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Old Westbury, New York, shares his practical business experience with third- and fourth-year medical students. His previous positions included those … Continue Reading

They Use Horses to Train Doctors, Don’t They?

Christianna Capra

Christianna gets a nuzzle from one of SROH’s special horses that exhibits extraordinary powers at reading nonverbal communication cues from students and patients.

Christianna Capra is the founder and CEO of Spring Reins of Hope (SROH), that offers Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) and training, with their farm base in Pittstown, NJ. SROH’s specialized workshop, The Horse Medicine Wheel, features the intuitive and … Continue Reading

Independence for People with Disabilities

Photo, Kel Smith

Kel Smith provides thought leadership on accessibilities to the Havas Worldwide Health network.

Kel Smith on Team Building: I align myself with people who share my moral compass.

A fact that gives pause—Americans with disabilities number around 54 million. It’s estimated they have $175 million in discretionary income to spend on services, devices, software and other products that will make their lives easier. These are technologies and tools that help people with disabilities access the same level of information and services that non-disabled individuals enjoy.

Kel’s projects apply … Continue Reading