Road to Fellowship, What ‘The Match’ Will Bring to the Future Generation of New Doctors

You’ve made it. Four years of college, four years of medical school, and three years (sometimes four or five) of Residency, depending on the specialty you chose. You’ve earned a prestigious … [Read more...]

How Social Media Shapes Medical Education

Like most people, healthcare professionals use mainstream social media networks to connect with friends and family. But about 1/3 of them also join social networks focused exclusively on healthcare. … [Read more...]

Ebola Healthcare Workers. Heroes, Not Villains

By: Jack Besser Selfish. Ignorant. Terroristic. You would never associate these words with a hero. Somehow, Americans have managed to do this. Healthcare workers who have recently returned from … [Read more...]

Affordable Care Act: A Doctor’s View

By: Meena Hasan, MD Most mornings, I opt to take the red line commuter train from my apartment in Bethesda, Maryland to my hospital in Washington, DC. Despite the costly two-way fare, it’s a … [Read more...]

The Truth Behind The Glamour of Television ER Dramas

The hospital emergency room doors are the gateway to the Healthcare system. Once you enter, your life is now in the hands of the doctors trained to manage the widest array of medical … [Read more...]

An Internist’s Experience As The Emergency Room Doctor

It is a long known fact that Internal Medicine doctors have a deep loathing for emergency rooms docs. “DISPO DISPO DISPO”, the ER doc’s mantra goes, so there is no wonder why Internist and … [Read more...]

Mission Of Hope In Haiti – One American Doctor Shares His Passion

  So, you want to do a medical mission trip. You want to make a difference in the lives of people from a third world country. But more often then not, there are many other reasons why one … [Read more...]

Impact of Public Health Officials Use of Social Media to Convey Information

How can Social Media impact Public Health Initiatives, and vice versa? Federal agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration have recognized the … [Read more...]

Healthcare Social Media Series Part 3: Information For The Patients

  #HCSM Social Media Series: Information for the Patients Scroll down for the third entry of this 6-part blog series on Healthcare and Social Media! 1. #HCSM Series: Listen Up Medical … [Read more...]

Healthcare Social Media Series Part 2: Keeping It Professional

#HCSM Social Media Series: Keeping it Professional This is the second of my few #HCSM (Healthcare Social Media) Social Media Series blog posts (I'll be posting this index with links as more posts … [Read more...]

Healthcare Social Media Series Part 1: Information For Medical Providers

 #HCSM Social Media Series: Listen Up Medical Providers This is the first of my few #HCSM (Healthcare Social Media) Social Media Series blog posts (I'll be posting this index with links as more posts … [Read more...]

Study finds there may be a new way to diagnose Skin Disorders

Originally Published By ABC News Feb 13, 2014 12:57pm   Diagnosing Skin Disorders With Selfies   Have a cell phone camera? Snapping a selfie of that worrying mole may be enough to … [Read more...]

New hope for Alzheimer’s Disease

  Originally published By ABC News Mar 9, 2014 2:00pm Blood Test May Predict Early Alzheimer’s Disease   A blood test for early Alzheimer’s disease may be on the horizon, … [Read more...]

When is Surgery the Best Option?

  Originally published by ABC News Mar 6, 2014 10:11am Surgery May Be Best for Young Men With Prostate Cancer If you have you ever been faced with a choice as big as this, … [Read more...]

Science and Art: How a medical breakthrough makes the news

I am a hybrid of Science and Art.     I am a Resident Physician that enjoys to write ...     Writing for abc News in New York City is an incredible experience. I'm … [Read more...]

Growing Doctor Wings: From Resident Physician to Attending

Growing Doctor Wings: Dr. Darilyn Moyer “Tombstones? Do the EKG changes look like tombstones?” were the first questions I asked my 4th year medical student subintern when he called me.  I took a … [Read more...]

How Can Doctors Understand the Business side of Medicine

Healthcare is evolving at an ever-changing pace more rapidly than we are even aware. It is crucial for healthcare professionals to not only understand the day-to-day workings of their defined industry … [Read more...]

Money Talk: Should Doctors talk to Students about Salary?

  CNN published an interesting Report last year regarding Physician pay. The article revealed the scrutiny that Physicians are under in regards to their salary. Sources say - quite possibly no … [Read more...]