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Figure 1 Image of the Week, 8/1/15

Created August 1, 2015 by Figure 1

Image of the Week - What is causing this mass effect? A 23 year-old male presented to the emergency room complaining of headaches, vomiting, and... VIEW >


Five Simple Tips for a Better Personal...

Created July 31, 2015 by Brent Schnipke

The personal statement is, for many, one of the most dreaded aspects of the medical school application. It can be quite intimidating to be given a blank space... VIEW >


Book Review - Anatomy of a Kidnapping: A...

Created July 29, 2015 by Chivas Owle

In his book, Anatomy of a Kidnapping: A Doctor's Story, Dr. Steven Berk shares his experience of being kidnapped. It is a remarkable experience and one that... VIEW >


20 Questions: Mellissa Withers, MHS, PhD

Created July 27, 2015 by Juliet Farmer

Mellissa Withers, MHS, PhD, is an assistant clinical professor at University of Southern California (USC) in the Institute for Global Health and leads the... VIEW >

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When it Comes to Compassion, Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Posted February 20, 2014 by Mary Calhoun

I had been terribly sick for three months before finally going to the doctor. It felt as though I had the flu and just couldn't shake it. The doctor did the... VIEW >


Emergency Medicine: Can a Sizzling Hot Specialty Burn You to a Crisp?

Posted February 11, 2014 by Michelle Finkel, Insider Medical Admissions

Emergency physicians experience burnout at a rate of more than three times that of the average doctor and more than anyone else inside or outside of the... VIEW >

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