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  • Real, and Fake, Research Day

  • Created April 21, 2017 by The Short Coat Podcast
  • We’ve got a crowd of M1s in the house rapidly approaching the end of their first year.  This past week, Kylie Jade Miller, Levi Endelman, Adam Erwood, and new co-host Irene Morcuende took their physical exam skills practical exam; and they discussed some research they did at the intersections of medical and society–the public health...VIEW >
  • Quiz of the Week: What’s causing this distinctive mucosal pattern?

  • Created April 21, 2017 by Figure 1
  • A 55-year-old female presents with a three-month history of mouth pain, sensitivity to hot foods, and general oral discomfort. She mentions that her mouth sometimes bleeds after she brushes her teeth. On examination, white lacelike striations of the buccal mucosa are seen. Based on this patient’s suspected diagnosis, which of the following is the next...VIEW >
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  • So You Want to Leave Patient Care: Now What?

  • Created April 18, 2017 by Meredith Castin, PT, DPT
  • Are you experiencing clinician burnout? Do you bring your patients’ emotional and physical burdens home with you every night? Yet, do you stay in patient care because you don’t know what else to do? It’s OK. You’re certainly not alone! I was there once, and I’m here to tell that you have other options. Here...VIEW >
Chronicles of a Med Student
  • Chronicles of a Med Student: Flexibility in Practice

  • Created April 17, 2017 by Adelle
  • For a typical medical student shadowing in a clinic for a day, it looks a little something like this: we enter the familiar setting of an outpatient clinic and help as the attending physician sees patient after patient in quick fifteen minute intervals. We also get to see things that patients are not privy to—the...VIEW >
  • Can You Recognize the Infrequent Signs of This Deadly Disease?

  • Created April 14, 2017 by Figure 1
  • A 14-year-old male presents with worsening drowsiness, palpitations, shortness of breath, and difficulty swallowing. As a toddler, he used his arms to climb up his thighs to attain an upright position. Since then, his progressive immobility has resulted in paralysis from the neck down. Examination reveals new pedal edema and restricted ocular motion. An X-ray...VIEW >
AMCAS
  • 10 Tips to Prepare for the AMCAS Application Opening

  • Created April 13, 2017 by AAMC Staff
  • It’s that time of year. The American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) 2018 application cycle will open on May 2, allowing you to begin preparing your application to medical schools. AMCAS is the centralized application service that collects, verifies, and delivers your application information and MCAT® score(s) to each school you choose. Before you begin...VIEW >

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