Stanley Segal

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The cognitive development of children with either early or late onset insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) was investigated with tasks measuring intellectual ability, memory, and academic progress. In addition, children's perceptions of their competence and parents' perspectives on family functioning and their children's behavior were compared. It was(More)
The authors examined the impact of students' research involvement during medical school on their postresidency medical activities. The three medical schools involved--The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (PSU), The University of Connecticut School of Medicine (UCONN), and The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMASS)--have nearly(More)
Fifty years have passed since the post-World War II development of demography as an academic field. During this time, one of the central focuses of research has been the study of demographic and fertility transitions. The authors review a selection of research developments and analytic issues that have appeared in the literature. After presenting, in(More)
PURPOSE To address the effectiveness of a formal postbaccalaureate (PB) experience for underrepresented minority (URM) students before medical school. The program provided an intense year-long experience of course work, research, and personal development. METHOD There were 516 participants from one medical school: 15 URM medical students had completed the(More)
In 1993, the authors introduced an interdisciplinary course in health care ethics at the University of British Columbia. They were motivated by two convictions: (1) an interdisciplinary approach to health care decision making is best; and (2) every significant health care decision has an ethical component. They wanted to encourage students from the various(More)
The University of Michigan has a support program aimed at early identification, remedial plans, and appropriate academic accommodations for at-risk students in under-graduate colleges and graduate and professional schools. Since 1994, the medical school has formally taken part in this program. Medical students at risk for academic failure (e.g., repeated(More)
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