NYU School of Medicine is leading a medical school consortium to identify and share best practices for the development of accelerated pathways to obtain a medical degree (MD). The consortium will serve as an incubator that promotes necessary peer interaction to help ensure a more systematic approach to accelerated programs nationwide.
New Fitness Clothing Is Its Own Workout – By Tanya Lewis
Medical students from NYU School of Medicine are creating a new line of athletic clothing that makes muscles work harder by resisting their motion and, as a result, burn extra calories during everyday activities or exercise. The startup, currently called Skinesiology, was awarded $75K in seed money at NYU Stern School of Business’s Entrepreneurs Challenge last April. Medical adviser for Skinesiology J.R. Rizzo, MD, discusses the benefits of the new fitness apparel.