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Residency Caps: What Medical Students...

Created January 24, 2017 by Brian Wu

Due to their complexity, residency caps don’t make for scintillating news. Outside the medical field – where the debate rages on – not many people are... VIEW >

From "Book Rat" to Neurologist: An...

Created January 23, 2017 by Suzanne Barston

As a child, José Cavazos, MD-PhD, was a self-proclaimed “book rat”. So, it makes sense that his career path was clear after reading a book. “I... VIEW >

Your Pre-Med Clinical Experience Can...

Created January 20, 2017 by Short Coat Podcast

Medical school admissions committees look for clinical experiences on applications, so it behooves premeds to seek out ways to get into the clinic as a way of... VIEW >

Case of the Week: An unusual...

Created January 20, 2017 by Figure 1

A 15-year-old boy presents with rough, corrugated plaques on his hands, wrist, feet, and ankles. The presentation appeared shortly after birth and has worsened... VIEW >

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A Guide to a Successful Gap Year

Posted April 6, 2016 by Brian Wu

It wasn’t so very long ago that the typical medical student went straight from high school to a premedical program and then onto medical schools itself. This... VIEW >

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Why isn’t learning about public health a larger part of becoming a doctor?

Posted April 5, 2016 by Erik Black, University of Florida

Chronic conditions, such as Type II diabetes and hypertension, account for seven in 10 deaths in the United States each year. And by some estimates, public... VIEW >

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