Here are the top 10 things medical students want in a medical school. Thank you Jamie Katuna
A physician riffs on healthy eating.
Brad Nieder is a physician and comedian and can be reached at the Healthy Humorist
Millennials are contributing a lot to the world, and we're not just talking about Instagram photos of coffee. Dr. Daniel Wozniczka talks on how millennials are the key to the future of a better world for medicine.
Dr. Leon Pedell discusses how to transition from memorizing physical exam techniques to applying them with real patients to find real abnormalities. Many students have a misconception that they can forget much of what they learned in first and second year as, "low yield." This is not the case. More than anyone else on a care team, medical students have time to perform thorough physical exams and you ...Read more...
Kalisha A. Hill, MD, FCAP is a mother, a runner and a pathologist. She believes that a healthy lifestyle can prevent many of the diseases she diagnoses every day. You’ll meet her, learn about her expertise and see why her clinical partners rely on her diagnoses to guide their treatment decisions. Healing begins with her and that’s what patients count on for their care.
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Jolean Olson's always spent a lot of time in the sun, but she was shocked to see a large, suspicious-looking zit pop up on her left cheek. Her medical journey led her to a pathologist who performed a biopsy and rendered a diagnosis that helped Jolean make the best treatment decisions for herself and her family. Today, she's grateful for the definitive answers that put her on the ...Read more...
A inmate, while a patient at Delnor Hospital in surburban Chicago, escaped and took two nurses hostage
. One of nurses was raped and tortured at gunpoint. There is little mention of this horrific story in mainstream media. Violence against health care workers cannot remain silent.
ZDoggMD recently spoke with this individual
, who shared her story. #silentnomore
Please send your notes of support to her:
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Physicians have the best job in the world. Sometimes that's hard to see, but let's not forget it. Thank you, Jamie Katuna
In a few weeks, new medical school graduates will take their turns saying the words of the Hippocratic Oath.
In theory: This is a noble tradition where they promise to fulfill their duties as wonderful physicians: Autonomous, wise, humble, prevention-focused, and active members of their communities.
In reality: The health care system in which they’re entering makes it next to impossible to keep any of these commitments. It is a ...Read more...
Thanks to internist Steven Mussey for translating the language of hospital administrators.