Dr. Leon Pedell discusses why medical students must read and be lifelong learners.  Courtesy of Before the Floors.

Dr. Leon Pedell why it's so important for physicians to have relationships with patients' families. Courtesy of Before the Floors.

Watch Bailey Alexander Loving's compelling medical student journey. Courtesy of Black Men in White Coats.

Can medical marijuana be funny? Physician-comedian Brad Nieder, MD says yes. See more at the Healthy Humorist.

Dr. Leon Pedell discusses algorithms and detective work in medical care. Courtesy of Before the Floors.

By now I’m sure you’ve heard about British woman who reportedly showed up for cataract surgery only to have her doctors discover that 27 contact lenses were unknowingly stuck IN her eye:
After this news story broke, many friends and family reached out to me asking how this could be possible! Here I will explain how this is (and isn't) possible by clarifying some ...

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On June 30th, a physician entered a hospital in New York City with an assault rifle. He killed one person, a physician, and wounded six others. He then set himself on fire and shot himself in the chest, dying by suicide. I, nor anybody else, knows this man’s motives or what was going on in his head. But one detail in the story stuck out to me. According to CNN, ...

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Physician-comedian Brad Nieder, MD says to eat less. Is it easier said than done? See more at the Healthy Humorist.

The data tells us when physicians run hospitals or clinics, those institutions have better health outcomes and higher employee satisfaction scores. So now, what do we do with that information? Watch and discuss. Jamie Katuna is a medical student.  She can be reached on Facebook.

Xiaoyin “Sara” Jiang, MD, FCAP often calls herself a cellular detective, solving the mystery of disease under the microscope. Surgeons send their patients’ tissue samples to her for a diagnosis, and she knows that getting the answers right is high stakes – life and death. Created by the College of American Pathologists.

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