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Innovative Collaboration Can Make Medical School Better

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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

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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

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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

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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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My Doctor Diagnosed Me With Thin White Female Syndrome

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When a medical student developed anxiety related to major transitions in her life, her doctor diagnosed Thin White Female Syndrome and gave her Ativan. Was this good medicine?
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Residency Destroying Your Fitness? Here’s What You Can Do

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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

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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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Coaching Doctors? First, Show Them the Evidence

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Successful leadership coaching of physicians may require that they understand the theory and research underpinning the field of coaching first.
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How to Stay Excited and In Love with a Career in...

If you couple an insatiable desire to expand your skills with a fearlessness to walk away from the same old stuff and try something new, you can have a very long and exciting career in medicine.
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4 Tips for Managing Medical School Debt in Residency

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The average salary for a first-year resident was just over $54,000 in 2016, but the average medical school debt is a whopping $164,800. Knowing your options can make this debt more manageable.
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Learning Non-Technical Skills Might Save a Patient’s Life

NOTSS is a program to train surgical residents and more senior physicians in the non-technical skills that optimize surgical performance and help to avoid medical errors.
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My Grandparents’ Agonizing Deaths Taught Me to Be a Better Doctor

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A medical student witnesses the agonizing deaths of her beloved grandparents and then came to view the experience as a gift that will make her a better doctor.