For the PreMeds: What’s the Difference bewteen 3rd and 4th Year, anyway?!

For the PreMeds: What’s the Difference bewteen 3rd and 4th Year, anyway?!

Ah, after a bit of a hiatus filled with colorectal surgery and a relaxing summery vacation, I am back in full-force MD2B action. During this time, I officially made the long-awaited transition to my fourth year of medical school. Our fourth year orientation was filled with anxiety-provoking lectures about letters of recommendation, personal statements, and … Continue reading

The Theresa Brown Controversy, Interprofessional Education, and The Patient-Centered Medical Home

The issue of doctor-nurse relations, as raised by Theresa Brown in her NY Times Op-Ed, Physician, Heel Thyself, has left many readers, both within and outside the medical community, in turmoil. In his piece in the The Atlantic, Ford Vox was astounded at Ms. Brown’s lack of professionalism in addressing workplace-issues and implores the physician … Continue reading

Facebook- Friend or Foe?

Recently a classmate contacted me for my opinion on a Social Media proposition. He was interested in creating a Facebook resource for health professions students looking to promote the use of social media well as provide links and information about relevant medical topics. He said he’d done some baseline searching, and although he found Facebook … Continue reading