Medical Education: Preparing for the Future of Healthcare in Nevada

An ample supply of providers could transform the Silver State into a destination for healthcare.

Medical education in Nevada is growing and is poised for significant expansion. Collectively, the current and proposed changes will eventually go far in reversing the state’s shortages of medical students, physician residency programs, doctors and nurses. “Everything is about everybody getting bigger, everybody getting successful,” said Dr. Thomas Schwenk, dean of the … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Education

Industry Focus: Education

  Faced with a wealth of challenges, Nevada’s education system has some hurdles to overcome. However, industry leaders recognize the challenges they face and are working to improve the state’s rankings. Recently, those leaders met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the needs of education. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business … [Read more...]

First Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Coming to Nevada

Nevada's first osteopathic fellowship program has the green light. The American Osteopathic Association approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program. The program is a collaboration between the hospice and Touro University Nevada. This is a first-of-its-kind fellowship in Nevada and one of only 11 in the nation, according to a recent statement … [Read more...]

American Osteopathic Association Approves State’s Largest Non-Profit Hospice for First Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program in Nevada

The American Osteopathic Association has approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program, the first-of-its-kind in Nevada.

Las Vegas - The American Osteopathic Association has approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program, making it the first-of-its-kind fellowship program in Nevada and one of only 11 osteopathic fellowship programs in the nation.  The new program is a joint educational effort with the hospice and Touro University Nevada. The educational move … [Read more...]

Officials Break Ground on Moapa Paiute Tribe Solar Project

The first utility-scale solar project on tribal land is underway in Southern Nevada. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV) joined representatives from the Moapa Band of Piautes and executives from First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to kick off construction on the 250 Megawatt power plant. The project is located on … [Read more...]

Henderson Chamber presents panel, ‘Expanding Higher Education in Henderson’

Panel members to include Berkley, Patterson, Coffman HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will present "Expanding Higher Education in Henderson," a panel discussion on creating a diverse workforce for Southern Nevada, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, at DragonRidge Country Club, 552 S Stephanie Street. Panel members will include Bart Patterson, … [Read more...]

Shelley Berkley: Touro University Nevada Touro Western Division

Meet Shelley Berkley, CEO & Senior Provost of Touro University Nevada Touro Western Division.

CEO & Senior Provost Las Vegas http://tun.touro.edu/ What do you like about your industry? I am excited to lead an institution that is educating Nevada’s future healthcare and educational professionals. Touro is the state’s best kept secret and I am working to change that. What was the toughest lesson you’ve learned in your career? The best lesson I’ve learned … [Read more...]

Senator Dean Heller: Facing the Challenges Ahead

Lyle Brennan

In representing Nevada’s 2nd Congressional District, Dean Heller voted his conscience as a staunch fiscal conservative, and on several occasions seemed to be the sole voice of reason among the Nevada delegation.  Now that Gov. Sandoval has appointed him to take over John Ensign’s Senate seat, a special election will take place on Sept. 12 to fill the congressional seat vacated … [Read more...]