What is your passion? Is it Global Health? Health Equity? Advocacy? For all those pre-medical students and medical students out there, please check out the American Medical Student Association’s Academy. I am the Academy Chair and manage 27 course directors who have created 12 online courses that span from Advocacy to Cultural Sensitivity to Public […]Read More AMSA Academy! Check it Out!
Hey all, I am in the middle of my 4th year and have had the luxury of traveling all over the country for my rotations. During this time, I have had to explain to many friends, family members, and strangers what exactly it is that I’m doing and why it requires me to travel so […]Read More Med School Explained for the Non-medically Inclined
If you would like a completely online version of the guide, please visit 3rd Year Survival Guide Revisited. As 2nd year students across the country transition from the classroom to the wards, I figured I would share a document that has been in the works for a couple of years at my school. It’s a […]Read More 3rd Year Survival Guide
I can’t believe this is the last one this semester. Had such a great time teaching and learning along the way, so much so I’m hopefully going to do this again in the fall and try to improve upon it. So, the last JClub was an article picked by one of my students. Great find. […]Read More Journal Club 4/15 (Stroke Management)
So this journal club was a little different. Since the the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine and Society of Critical Care Medicine Third International Consensus Task Force released a series of papers in February 2016 defining sepsis and discussing how to manage sepsis I decided to cover sepsis, old and new. This is a very […]Read More Journal Club 3/30 (New Sepsis Definitions)
Hey all. Here are the documents for the JClub on 3/10/16. We discussed antibiotics vs appendectomy in treating uncomplicated appendicitis. We went over CT abdomen/pelvis. There isn’t too much of a system other than working through it in an anatomical fashion. Here are the associated with it. For the statistical component, we discussed what non-inferiority […]Read More Journal Club 3/10 (Appendicitis & CT Scans)
Hey all. Here are the documents for the JClub on 2/23/16. We discussed restarting anticoagulation after a GI bleed in patients with Afib as well as hazard ratios and head CTs. Summary of Staerk et al. (2015). Stroke and recurrent haemorrhage associated with antithrombotic treatment after gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation: nationwide cohort study. BMJ, 351, […]Read More Journal Club 2/23 (Stroke, Hazard Ratios, Head CTs)