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  • Q&A with Dr. Lewis Potter, GP, Founder of Geeky Medics

  • Created January 8, 2018 by Gloria Onwuneme
  • Dr. Lewis Potter is a physician in Newcastle (UK) and the founder of Geeky Medics, the popular medical school revision website and app which include clinical skills videos and guidelines. Dr Potter obtained his medical degree from Newcastle University in 2012, before embarking on medical training. Between completing his foundation years and becoming a general...VIEW >
  • 5 Things To Do Today To Connect With Your Medical Spouse

  • Created January 4, 2018 by Amy Rakowczyk
  • A new year is upon us! Fresh beginnings bring a revitalized energy to refocus our attention and efforts on what really matters to us. What do we really want to be spending our time on? One of the biggest areas that we all usually wish for “more” in is our relationships, especially with our spouses....VIEW >
  • Medical Student Resources: Q&A with Dr. Sara Barnett, Learning Specialist

  • Created January 3, 2018 by Jacob Adney
  • Ask any doctor, in any specialty and of any age, and they will remember their training in medical school. It is full of learning, new experiences, new friends, and major strides in both personal and professional development. With so many changes, dozens of obstacles in each student’s life must be confronted and overcome. Fortunately, medical...VIEW >
  • Winter Break, Guts and Brains, and Yahoo! Answers

  • Created December 30, 2017 by The Short Coat Podcast
  • And all through the house… It’s winter break at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. For most people, that means there are a couple weeks to relax and rejuvenate their minds, bodies, and familial relations. Despite a lack of available co-hosts, The Short Coats never take a break, which is why Dave had...VIEW >
  • What is Wilson’s Disease?

  • Created December 27, 2017 by Open Osmosis
  • What is Wilson’s disease (Wilson disease)? You usually take in more copper than your body needs every day, and any excess is excreted. With Wilson’s disease, a genetic defect affecting the ATP7B transport protein causes copper to accumulate in the body and damage various tissues and organs. This video covers the pathophysiology of Wilson’s disease,...VIEW >
  • Man Flu and Other Struggles

  • Created December 22, 2017 by The Short Coat Podcast
  • As the semester wrapped up, Dave didn’t feel it was necessary to ponder great questions or debate contentious issues, so this week’s show is pretty newsy…and there’s never a shortage of things to talk about there. Of course, Dave had to make up a stupid game for Erik Kneller, Erick Schnieders, Irisa Mahaparn, and Kaci McCleary...VIEW >
  • Failure to Thrive in a Newborn—What’s the Cause?

  • Created December 22, 2017 by Figure 1
  • A 26-day-old term male infant is brought to the emergency department by his mother over concerns of lethargy and difficulty nursing. She reports that he needs to be awakened to nurse, and feeds for just a few minutes at a time. Examination reveals jaundice, a large umbilical hernia, and an increase of 3 oz (85...VIEW >
  • Q&A with Suzanne Tharin, MD/PhD, Neurosurgery

  • Created December 20, 2017 by Gloria Onwuneme
  • Dr Suzanne Tharin, MD/PhD,  is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford University and a spinal neurosurgeon at the Palo Alto VA. Following a Bachelor of Science in Physiology (1991), and a Master of Science in Anatomy and Cell Biology (1993), Dr. Tharin obtained her PhD in Genetics at Stony Brook University (2000) from work...VIEW >

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