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  • A Portrait of Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Created August 29, 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 diagnosis. Similarly, the first clinical year of medical school is like a differential for each student, except instead of a medical diagnosis, students are seeking to determine which specialty...VIEW >
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  • Figure 1 Case of the Week: “I recognized it immediately”

  • Created August 26, 2016 by Figure 1
  • While red macules on the palms are the hallmark of hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD), lesions like these can also be present in Rocky Mountain spotted fever, erythema multiforme, and syphillis. HFMD can typically be differentiated from other conditions with a careful history. Knowing this key differential can help clinicians make important decisions quickly....VIEW >
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  • 20 Questions: Brian Baxter, PhD

  • Created August 22, 2016 by Juliet Farmer
  • Brian Baxter, PhD, is a current postdoctoral scholar with the DeRisi Group at University of California, San Francisco (2011-present), where he is working to optically encode polymer microbeads containing rare-earth nanophosphors and produce them using an automated microfluidic device. Baxter received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry at University of California Davis (summa cum laude, 1994)....VIEW >

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  • 20 Questions: Sara E. Gottfried, MD, OB-GYN

  • Created June 1, 2016 by Juliet Farmer
  • Sara E. Gottfried, MD, is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist; founder and CEO of Gottfried Center for Integrative Medicine, Inc.; and volunteer clinical faculty at University of California at San Francisco Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Gottfried received a bachelor’s degree in engineering cum laude from the University of Washington (1988), followed by a...VIEW >
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  • 20 Questions: Terry L. Wahls, MD – Internal Medicine

  • Created January 25, 2016 by Juliet Farmer
  • Terry Wahls, MD, is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa, where she teaches internal medicine residents, sees patients in the traumatic brain injury clinic and conducts clinical trials. In addition, she’s director of the Extended Care and Rehab Service Line at the Veteran Affairs Iowa City Health Care System. She received...VIEW >
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  • 20 Questions: Norman Pastorek, MD – Plastic Surgery

  • Created December 18, 2015 by Student Doctor Network
  • Norman J. Pastorek MD, FACS specializes in facial plastic surgery. He trained at The University of Chicago Illinois and is board certified by both the American Board of otolaryngology and the American Board of Facial and Reconstructive Surgery. He has a private practice on Park Ave in New York. When did you first decide to...VIEW >
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  • 20 Questions: Jeffrey M. Whitaker, DPM, FACFAS

  • Created September 25, 2015 by Student Doctor Network
  • Dr. Jeffrey Whitaker knew at a very young age that he wanted to be a doctor, though his specialty remained uncertain until he discovered podiatric medicine as an undergraduate pre-med student. Having graduated Magna Cum Laude with his Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from California State University-Long Beach, he later completed a second Bachelor in Cell and Molecular Biology with...VIEW >

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