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Latest Nevada Education Industry Feature
Daunting Challenges: Medical Education in Nevada
By John Seelmeyer
Originally published: https://www.nevadabusiness.com/2020/12/daunting-challenges-medical-education-in-nevada/
Learning that their state continues to provide far too few doctors, nurses and other medical professionals to serve its fast-growing population, Nevadans sometimes ask Debera Thomas why she doesn’t simply add more classes at the Orvis School of Nursing at the University of Nevada, Reno. If only it were so easy.
Thomas, dean of the Orvis School, and her peers in medical education across the state struggle with knotty issues as they focus on training the hundreds of new doctors and nurses Nevada needs. The need is clear. The number of physicians in Nevada — one primary care doctor for every 1,768 residents by one recent count — ranks near the bottom of U.S. states, explained Marc J. Kahn, M.D., dean of the UNLV School of Medicine. By comparison, Vermont has one primary-care physician for every 886 residents. Specialists — physicians ranging from pediatricians to psychiatrists — are in particularly high demand. [Read the Full Story]
Recent Nevada Education Industry Features
Private Education in Nevada: Operational Changes
Education in Nevada right now is going through a trial by fire as teachers and administrators try to find the best way to continue teaching amidst a pandemic. [Read More]
A Look at Education: Moving at the Speed of Knowledge
A vibrant, diverse economy requires a trained, educated workforce. A trained, educated workforce capable of taking on the diverse needs of its community requires a system of education designed to meet the needs of individuals and institutions in that economy. [Read More]
Industry Focus: Education
Education in Nevada has historically been the target of negative attention for low rankings and poor metrics. As education leaders work to improve the outcomes for students at every level, they’re expecting a ripple effect into the economy, workforce and community. [Read More]
Educating for What Will Be: Meeting Nevada’s Future Needs
Experts agree [education] needs to be made up of a series of interconnected, flexible institutions that reflect the change of Nevada industries and the demands and opportunities of technology. [Read More]
Industry Focus: Education
Education has long been a hot-button issue in Nevada, oftentimes because of a negative perception. Recently, executives represented education in Nevada met at the Las Vegas office of City National Bank to discuss this perception, the challenges the state faces and solutions moving forward. [Read More]
Higher Learning: Education in Nevada
Improving education in the Silver State has long been a priority for Nevadans. Recently, leaders in education met at the Las Vegas office of City National Bank to discuss opportunities on the horizon to elevate Nevada’s education rankings. [Read More]
Industry Focus: Education
Improving education in the Silver State has long been a priority for Nevadans. Recently, leaders in education met at the Las Vegas office of City National Bank to discuss opportunities on the horizon to elevate Nevada’s education rankings.[Read More]
Beyond The Basics: Education in Nevada
Education is critical to Nevada’s workforce, economy and lifestyle. But Nevada’s public education ranks at or near the bottom of national rankings, and only 30 percent of Nevadans hold post-secondary education degrees or certificates. [Read More]
On Campus or Online: Opportunities for Executive Education in Nevada
Ask the administrator of an executive education program why an individual would spend the money and take the time to earn an advanced degree in business, and the answer comes back threefold. [Read More]
The Evolution of Medical Education in Nevada
In November, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) School of Medicine began accepting applications and interviewing students who will start their medical school education in summer 2017. [Read More]
Education Outlook: Addressing the Tough Questions
Students are more than test scores, they’re the future of Nevada’s population and workforce. Schools are more than buildings, they are part of the state’s economy and essential to economic development. [Read More]
Raising the Grade: Higher Education in the Silver State
Education, economy, workforce, workers: pieces of a puzzle that come together to form economic development for Nevada and the ability to make a living for each individual. [Read More]
Nevada Education Industry Resources
Nevada Department of Education: With a mission to improve student achievement and educator effectiveness by ensuring opportunities, facilitating learning, and promoting excellence.
Nevada Annual Reports of Accountability: This website will provide you with State, district and school level data via customizable reports.
Nevada System of Higher Education: Preparing our state’s K-12 students for the rigors of a college education through Nevada’s adoption of the Common Core State Standards (also known as the Nevada Academic Content Standards) is a top priority for NSHE.