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  • Crushing It With Mental Illness During Med School

  • Created July 21, 2017 by The Short Coat Podcast
  • Much like America, doctors are afraid of mental illness. Photo by darcyadelaide  Physicians are no better than the rest of us at dealing with mental illness, even as they work valiantly to get their patients to recognize and get treatment for their conditions. As society becomes more open about ‘mood disorders,’  it is still common for MDs to reject...VIEW >
  • SDN Editorial Board Now Accepting Applications

  • Created July 19, 2017 by Student Doctor Network
  • To further the goal of publishing quality feature articles as a resource that helps students become doctors,  SDN is seeking members to join the SDN Editorial Board . Editorial Board members are responsible for reviewing article submissions, providing suggestions and feedback for authors, advising the Editor-in-Chief, and approving articles for publication on SDN’s front page.  Applicants should have strong...VIEW >
  • What Are Aneurysms?

  • Created July 18, 2017 by Open Osmosis
  • Most people are familiar with aneurysms as “something bad”, but do you know what they actually are? When the walls of a blood vessel weaken because of high blood pressure or another disease, the blood vessel walls can’t contain the passing blood as well, causing them to expand. This video covers the pathophysiology of aneurysms...VIEW >
  • Harry Potter and The Suddenly Bald Litigant

  • Created July 14, 2017 by The Short Coat Podcast
  • What do you do when you’re pulled in too many directions? The world of work, and medical school, is often about adjusting for a number of “top” priorities. Dave’s been having one of those weeks where his work is pulling him in several directions at once, and thought to ask his co-hosts Erin Pasaski, Patrick Brau,...VIEW >
  • Quiz of the Week: What’s Causing These Hand Deficits?

  • Created July 14, 2017 by Figure 1
  • A 31-year-old female presents to the emergency department with deep puncture wounds on her forearm after being attacked by a pack of stray dogs. On examination, she has a loss of sensation throughout her right medial palm and fingers and she is unable to extend her fourth and fifth digits. After her wounds are irrigated,...VIEW >
  • Dealing With Premed Stress

  • Created July 13, 2017 by AAMC Staff
  • With another busy semester behind you, you might be using your summer to work or volunteer, prepare for the MCAT exam, or work on your medical school applications. But summer is also a good opportunity to catch your breath and practice a little self-care. Being a premed is stressful, but there are healthy habits you...VIEW >
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  • 4 Things I Wish I’d Known About the MCAT

  • Created July 12, 2017 by Cassie Kosarek
  • Walking out of the test center after I had completed the MCAT was a surreal experience. Somehow, the far-off test date for which I had been preparing for months had not only arrived, but had already passed. I was suddenly and thankfully in possession of all of the components of a complete medical school application,...VIEW >
  • What is Cerebral Palsy?

  • Created July 11, 2017 by Open Osmosis
  • You are probably familiar with the scissor gait or toe walk sometimes seen in people with cerebral palsy, but what is it exactly? Cerebral palsy is a term used to describe a wide range of issues that have to do with muscle movements that result from some trauma or injury to the brain during development....VIEW >

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