Tag Archives: medical education

Stem Cells and COPD: What You Need to Know.

I enjoy fielding questions from patients. Yes, I sense you’re rolling your eyes, but really, anything that I can answer that helps keep them out of the hospital is, I feel, time well spent. Recently though,  I’ve been fielding a … Continue reading

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The Shocking Truth Behind “Shocking” Healthcare Social Media Statistics

As a regular follower of social media, I am keenly aware of changes in the healthcare landscape as it relates to social media. While there’s much talk about the impact of social media in healthcare, most of the action sits … Continue reading

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Top 5 CPAP Travel Tips from a Sleep Doctor and CPAP User.

Sleep Apnea is a condition that aflicts millions of people.  There are 2 types of sleep apnea, central, and obstructive. Obstructive is by far the most common, and is usually what is referred to when people talk about “sleep apnea”. Obstructive … Continue reading

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Me and My A.E.D.

“Everyone should have BLS training. . . we’ll all be better off because of it”     -Me. I arrived at my designated gate at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.  The run there kept the adrenaline level up in my system, though … Continue reading

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“When I Was a Resident”: Duty Hour Rules Do Not Define Me

Recently, Rebecca Ulep wrote a rebuke of recent resident duty hour restrictions and their potential negative effects on physician education in a post entitled “When I Was a Resident”: How Duty Hour Rules Are Creating a Lost Generation of Physicians. … Continue reading

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Dear Physicians: You Are Far More Wealthy Than You Know.

-By A. Joseph Layon, MD, FACP. This article was written in response to Doctor Moeller’s Post: An Open Letter to Washington, D.C. From a Physician on the Front Lines With interest, I read and re-read Matthew Moeller’s Open Letter.  My … Continue reading

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5 Ways Healthcare Reform May Impact Medical Education

Guest Post by Ta’Rikah Jones Unless Congress completely smothers the Affordable Care Act (ACA), its changes will shake healthcare to the foundations as millions of people gain access to insurance and expanded medical care. The ACA’s goal is to move … Continue reading

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Why Medical Education Should Embrace Social Media

Social Media and Medical Education: Access Denied. -By Rebecca Hastings, D.O. I have never been very computer or tech savvy.  I’m not up-to-date on the latest technology, but I do have a smart phone and a laptop which I use … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Washington, D.C. From a Physician on the Front Lines.

-by Matthew Moeller M.D. I am writing this letter because I feel that our leaders and lawmakers do not have an accurate picture of what it actually entails to become a physician today; specifically, the financial, intellectual, social, mental, and … Continue reading

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