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  • Another Student Fights Mental Illness Stigma

  • Created March 3, 2018 by The Short Coat Podcast
  • More and more students are speaking up about their mental illness struggles One of the things we Short Coats agree on is that the stigma medical students and physicians face when dealing with mental illness must end. We are people, too, and thus are subject to the full range of human maladies. So when listener...VIEW >
  • Quiz: How would you treat this tumor?

  • Created March 3, 2018 by Figure 1
  • A 21-year-old female presents with a six-month history of irregular menses, decreased libido, impaired vision, and galactorrhea. An MRI is completed.Based on this imaging and the patient’s clinical findings, which of the following should be recommended as a first-line treatment?...VIEW >
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  • Q&A with Dr. James Doty, Neurosurgeon, CCARE Director

  • Created March 2, 2018 by Gloria Onwuneme
  • James R. Doty M.D., is a Professor of Neurosurgery and the founder and director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University. He is also a philanthropist serving on the board of a number of non-profits; an investor and consultant to a number of medical device and biomedical companies;...VIEW >
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Financing Your Medical Education

  • Created February 27, 2018 by Matt Sutton, SDN Contributing Writer
  • You got into medical school! Now how do you pay for it? You already sold a kidney and your grandma disinherited you after your last arrest. What options are left? In this guide, I’ll provide a rundown of some basic options for funding medical school. This subject is very complex and my guide won’t be...VIEW >
  • Looking at Other Specialties

  • Created February 26, 2018 by Brent Schnipke, SDN Staff Writer
  • This column has been focused on providing clinical snapshots while exploring the factors that affect specialty choice for medical students. Some of these factors are universal, but so much is largely person-dependent—i.e., whatever is most important to the individual will be what ultimately makes the decision for him or her....VIEW >
  • Do You Recognize This Blistering Pruritic Rash?  

  • Created February 23, 2018 by Figure 1
  • A 4-year-old boy with known G6PD deficiency is brought to the pediatrician by his mother with a blistering pruritic rash. On examination, numerous tense vesicles and bullae are seen on his neck, lower abdomen, and extremities. Ulcerative lesions on his buccal mucosa are also noted. Direct immunofluorescence of a skin biopsy later reveals linear deposits...VIEW >
  • Recess Rehash: Bropocalypse 2017

  • Created February 23, 2018 by The Short Coat Podcast
  • [Dave had the flu on recording day, so we’re posting this awesome episode from the recent past.  Enjoy!] Dave found himself hosting with another group of women, so what better time to talk about #MeToo and the powerful people being taken down by their sexual harassment and abuse of their less-powerful victims? Erin Pazaski, Hillary...VIEW >

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