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  • Future Summer Health Professionals, Revisited

  • Created August 17, 2017 by The Short Coat Podcast
  • CCOM’s Summer Program for Future Health Professionals Was a Success. While Dave was on vacation, Teneme Konne got together with some folks we talked to back in July, pre-health students in UI’s Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP), a program that offers minority students and others access to mentorship and insight into future health careers....VIEW >
  • Quiz of the Week: How Would You Manage This Suspected Overdose?

  • Created August 17, 2017 by Figure 1
  • A 75-year-old female is brought to the emergency department after ingesting an unknown amount of acetaminophen. Approximately four hours earlier, she was found distraught with empty pill bottles nearby. Her daughter explains her mother was recently diagnosed with dementia, has arthritis, and typically takes extended-release acetaminophen for pain relief throughout the day. After initial assessments,...VIEW >
  • Ending Premed Naivety: Understanding the Realities of a Medical Career

  • Created August 16, 2017 by Nicole Hawkins
  • The only real recollections I have of visiting the hospital before college were once as a child undergoing a tonsillectomy and once as a preteen to visit my newborn cousin. Fast forward ten years or so and suddenly I was a freshman in college shadowing a medical professional and trying to decide if I wanted...VIEW >

// Doctor Q&A //

  • Q&A with Dr. Shane Quinonez, Pediatric Geneticist

  • Created August 7, 2017 by Christy Crisologo
  • Dr. Shane Quinonez is a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Associate Program Director of the Pediatric Residency Program  at The University of Michigan. He earned his MD at The University of Michigan and then completed his pediatrics, medical genetics, and biochemical genetics training there as well. When did you first decide to become a physician?...VIEW >
  • 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 >

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