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On Being a Medical Student

Created September 28, 2016 by Brent Schnipke...

Republished with permission from here. Earlier in the summer, I was speaking with a friend from medical school while we were studying for Step 1, the big... VIEW >

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Heading Back to School? Five Tips for...

Created September 27, 2016 by AAMC Staff

While your dream of getting accepted to medical school probably involves countless nights studying, hundreds of volunteer hours, and a very long application... VIEW >

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Answering The Most Common Question in...

Created September 26, 2016 by Brent Schnipke

Central to the skillset of every physician is the differential diagnosis; this is the process by which new patients are evaluated to establish the most likely... VIEW >

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The Modern Opioid Epidemic

Created September 23, 2016 by Short Coat Podcast

Close your eyes, and picture an opioid abuser. If you’re like me, you see a man in a flophouse or dark alley. He’s cooking up heroin in a spoon over a... VIEW >

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5 Paid Ways to Get Clinical Experience

Posted July 14, 2014 by Deborah Gutman, MD, MPH

Medical school admissions committees like to see that applicants have spent time becoming familiar with the practical and real side of medicine. Clinical... VIEW >

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How Do I Get Paid? A Beginner's Guide to Physician Compensation

Posted July 7, 2014 by Dr. Sidney Christiansen

With over 30 years of experience in both medical and academic sectors, I can’t stress enough that the perception of business and patient care being mutually... VIEW >

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