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Osmosis: Revolutionizing Medical Education One Video at a Time

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 4/7/2019 - 0

Will Osmosis’ virtual medical education platform transform the first two years of medical school making it faster & less expensive for students?

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Medical School Loan

Avoid These 6 Common Medical Student Loan Mistakes

Rebecca Safier - 10/15/2018 - 0

Whether you’re a medical student or new physician, make sure you’re not making one of these six student loan mistakes that could hurt your finances and keep you in debt for longer than you need to be.

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The Moral Dilemma of Learning Medicine from the Poor

Rachel Pearson, MD, PhD - 9/8/2018 - 3

Student-run clinics provide healthcare to the poor, but also provide opportunities for students to practice their skills on people with no other options.

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Actors and the Art of Better Patient Communication

Eric Barna, MD - 5/2/2018 - 1

Standardized patient encounters (using actors as simulated patients) are helping doctors learn how to improve their communication skills. Mt. Sinai’s Morchand Center for Clinical Competence has adapted an SP methodology for hospitalists to train more than 1,845 residents in various specialties across New York City.

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Musings on Medicine at a Chinese Buffet

Stephanie Van - 3/23/2018 - 7

As I follow my parents into our favorite Chinese restaurant and all-you-can-eat buffet, I marvel not at the quantity and variety of Asian cuisine but rather at the peculiarity of an education in medical anatomy.

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Is Refinancing Medical School Loans A Good Idea?

Michael Brown - 1/28/2018 - 1

Refinancing student loans may reduce monthly payments the amount of interest you pay over the life of the loan, but it isn’t the right option for everyone.

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Innovative Collaboration Can Make Medical School Better

Nathan Ratner - 10/26/2017 - 1

We need to bring together medical school educators, medical students, business, technology, marketing experts, and, of course, patients to explore new ideas for creating an individualized and compelling medical school education experience.

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The Dead is More Than a Corpse: Reminiscences of Anatomy Lab

Sadaf Qureshi - 10/25/2017 - 5

A first year medical student describes her anatomy lab and how she grew to appreciate the corpse she worked on as a gift.

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Leveraging E-Learning for Med Students’ Mental Health

Dustyn Williams, MD - 10/23/2017 - 0

Providing students with solutions to improve their psychological well-being equips them to learn material at their own pace and in their preferred learning environment.

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Just Go With It: My First Patient Interview

Charles “Chuck” Casassa MD - 10/17/2017 - 19

A first-year medical student discovers the best way to interview a patient is to abandon preconceived questions and just go with it.

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Residency Destroying Your Fitness? Here’s What You Can Do

Alex Robles, MD - 9/26/2017 - 0

Residency is a time where you are at risk for establishing a lot of unhealthy habits. Don’t let that happen to you. Here are tips for staying healthy and fit.

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Learning to Be a Doctor: Dissecting a Human Body

Mark Real MD - 9/11/2017 - 4

After being asked if donors gifting their bodies was in vain now that there are digital alternatives, a medical student learns the real value of the anatomy lab.

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