School of Medicine Welcomes Inaugural Class Back to El Paso

Friday, June 15, 2018
To commemorate their first five years as doctors, the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine's inaugural class reunited in El Paso Friday, June 8. Initiated by Grace Ng, M.D., and Jillian Sanford, M.D., the alumni organized the reunion to thank the community that made their medical education possible.

Five short years ago, the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine graduated its 40-student inaugural class. While many of the graduates went on to other cities in the…

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TTUHSC El Paso EMR Classes Turn Local High Schoolers into Heroes

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
In May, nine Mountain View High School students graduated from the school's inaugural emergency medicine responder (EMR) course, earning them state and national first-responder certifications. The course is offered through an affiliation agreement between the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Department of Emergency Medicine’s Simulation Education Division, and the Clint Independent School District.

More than 150 hours of emergency responder training came down to a few crucial seconds for two Mountain View High School students this spring. Valeria Arellanes was at…

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PodMed TT – Early Colorectal Cancer Screening

Friday, June 8, 2018
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At what age should colorectal cancer screening begin? As Rick and I discuss on PodMed TT this week, new guidelines from the American Cancer Society have reduced the…

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PodMed TT – Do Nurse-Led Interventions Help Surrogate Decision-Makers?

Friday, June 1, 2018
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Are nurses able to help surrogate decision-makers for ICU patients reduce depression and anxiety subsequent to the death of a loved one? A New England Journal of Medicine…

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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso – 05/21/18

Monday, May 21, 2018
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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso brings you up to speed on this week’s news and events. Check it out!

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Med Students Honor Willed Body Donors

Friday, May 25, 2018
In May, students in Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso's Paul L. Foster School of Medicine hosted a memorial service for those who made their education possible through the Willed Body Program. The program allows individuals to gift their bodies to medical education when they pass.

On Friday, May 11, medical students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso honored the individuals who helped make their education possible through the university’s Willed…

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PodMed TT – Smoking Cessation Methods

Friday, May 25, 2018
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Isn’t it amazing that among 7,000 current smokers, only 1,400 were willing to give smoking cessation a try? That’s one disconcerting fact in a pragmatic New England Journal…

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TTUHSC El Paso’s Spring Commencement Includes First Class of Graduate Students

Monday, May 21, 2018
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On May 18 and 19, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) celebrated the graduation of its sixth class of physicians and ninth class…

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TTUHSC El Paso Hosts Q&A on Stroke

Monday, May 14, 2018
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In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) hosted a Facebook Live Q&A on stroke Friday, May 11….

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