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  • Shortage of General Practitioners

  • Created April 24, 2015 by Brian Wu
  • One perennial problem that has plagued the medical community for years and led pundits in the field to issue dire warnings for the future of healthcare in America is the current shortage of general practice physicians. In the United States today, there are approximately 210,000 practicing primary care physicians, but many experts predict that in...VIEW >
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  • Those Who Can Do, Teach….and Lead: A Conversation with Mark Walton, MD

  • Created April 22, 2015 by Suzanne Barston
  • At this past year’s UC Davis Pre-Health Conference, Stanford Health Care’s Chief of Staff, Dr. Mark Welton headlined three popular sessions. His talks centered on what a chief of staff is, how you get to be chief of staff, and what we need to do to maintain health care costs. No one would have guessed...VIEW >
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  • Breaking Bad (News, That Is)

  • Created April 20, 2015 by Megan Riddle, MD PhD
  • My stomach sunk. The results of the biopsy were back and it was not good. I had met Ms. Jones eight days ago when she was admitted for a pneumonia that antibiotics couldn’t seem to shake. Once hospitalized, we’d brought out the big guns and she had been clinically improving on that well-loved duo of...VIEW >
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  • Figure 1 Image of the Week, 4/18/15

  • Created April 18, 2015 by Figure 1
  • Image of the Week – Proteus Syndrome This 12 year-old male presented with a foot and ankle mass which had been growing since birth. He also experienced hypermobility, pain in his left ankle, and a large spongy mass on the lateral and posterior heel and ankle. This patient may have proteus syndrome, a rare disorder...VIEW >

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  • Q & A: Pharmacy Admissions Insider

  • Created April 2, 2015 by Sarah Lawrence
  • Applying to professional school can be one of the most daunting challenges of a student’s career. The pharmacy admissions process is no exception, and students may find it overwhelming at times. The Student Doctor Network recently sat down with Jeff, a member of a pharmacy school admissions committee, who shared his perspective on the process...VIEW >
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  • 20 Questions: Barbara Pro, Oncologist

  • Created February 9, 2015 by Juliet Farmer
  • Dr. Barbara Pro, a medical oncologist in Philadelphia, is a Thomas Jefferson University-Kimmel Cancer Center physician, as well as a professor and director of the Cutaneous Lymphoma Center. Dr. Pro received her MD from University La Sapienza in Rome, Italy, cum laude (1988). She completed a fellowship in medical oncology at University La Sapienza (1988−1992);...VIEW >
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  • 20 Questions: Kent A. Kiehl, PhD

  • Created January 26, 2015 by Juliet Farmer
  • Dr. Kent Kiehl is an associate professor in the department of psychology at the University of New Mexico. He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology with an emphasis in biology from the University of California Davis (1993), and both a master’s degree (1996) and a PhD (2000) in psychology and neuroscience from the University of...VIEW >
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  • 20 Questions: Devon Glazer, DPM, FACFAS, FAAFAS

  • Created January 2, 2015 by Juliet Farmer
  • Devon Glazer, DPM, Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (FACFAS) and Fellow of the Academy of Ambulatory Foot and Ankle Surgery (FAAFAS), is a partner at Artisan Foot and Ankle with offices in Mission Viejo and Irvine, Calif. He received a bachelor’s degree in both biology and sociology from the University...VIEW >

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