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// Recent Articles //

  • Immigrants, Insurance and Nonprofits: Our Generation’s Obligation

  • Created June 28, 2017 by Matt Agritelley
  • Republished with permission from here. The future of American health care remains uncertain. It was only a few weeks ago that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) narrowly evaded the congressional guillotine a mere seven years after its installation. On March 25th, millions of Americans learned they would retain the coverage they have had since the...VIEW >
  • Internal Medicine: The “Classic” Physician

  • Created June 26, 2017 by Brent Schnipke
  • If the average reader is asked to imagine a typical medical student, he or she might picture the following scene: a group of frazzled young people in short white coats, scurrying around the wards of a large academic medical center. They travel in hordes, flocking to the nearest attending, who calmly asks them asinine questions...VIEW >
  • Your Gap Year Job Doesn’t Matter

  • Created June 23, 2017 by The Short Coat Podcast
  • Listeners ask, we answer. A flood of listener questions this week!  It’s probably due in part to medical school application season has begun, which means medical school applicants are trying to figure out if they have what it takes…on paper.  For instance, an anonymous listener (“Meldor”) called in to find out what kinds of gap...VIEW >

// Doctor Q&A //

  • Q&A with Dr. Alison Stansfield, Learning Disability Psychiatrist

  • Created June 22, 2017 by Gloria Onwuneme
  • Alison Stansfield, MBChB, MRCPsych, MD is the clinical lead and consultant psychiatrist for the Leeds Autism Diagnostic Service (LADS). This is an adult all-IQ autism diagnostic service which also provides consultancy and training. She is a regular lecturer for the Andrew Sims Centre on topics such as autism, learning disabilities, Mental Capacity Act, deprivation of...VIEW >
  • Q&A with Dr. Sarvi Eastell, Surgeon, Entrepreneur, and Digital Health Advisor

  • Created June 12, 2017 by Gloria Onwuneme
  • Dr. Sarvi Eastell is a surgeon, entrepreneur, and digital health advisor. She is the founder and CEO of Holding Your Hand, a company that helps patients navigate the healthcare system by connecting them with expert impartial advocates. She is an Honorary Colorectal Surgeon at St Mark’s Hospital Foundation Trust and Chief Medical Officer at Thriva...VIEW >
  • Q&A with Dr. Jennifer Villwock, ENT

  • Created May 22, 2017 by Rafid Rahman
  • Dr. Jennifer A. Villwock is the current Rhinology and Skull Base Fellow at the University of Kansas Medical Center. After graduating in 2011 from the Michigan State College of Human Medicine, she completed her ENT residency at the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University. Dr. Villwock is active in the American Academy...VIEW >

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