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North Carolina State Veterinary Medicine News and Updates, May 2022

In the spotlight CVM Class of 2022 celebrates hard-earned oath and balaclava moment When the Class of 2022 showed up for the first day of classes, little did they know a global pandemic would upend their path to a veterinary degree. Having endured COVID testing, distance learning, social distancing, mandatory masks and more, 101 DVM […]

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USask Health Studies Graduate to Pursue a Career in Medicine – archyde

Paige Daubenfeld has dreamed of becoming a doctor since she was a child. This dream led her to enroll in health studies at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), a program that examines health and well-being from a variety of perspectives, including the influence of biological contexts. , cultural, social and environmental on the health and […]

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Zimbabwean medical student savors freedom and diversity in Xinjiang

Zimbabwean student George Tabengwa Zimbabwean student George Tabengwa has been studying medicine in China’s northwest Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region for about four years, and one thing has remained constant during that time. “My first impression of Xinjiang is also a lasting impression: a safe, free, beautiful and diverse place,” the 24-year-old said. Now a senior […]

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CHINA: Zim medical student savors freedom and diversity in Xinjiang

By Xinhua Zimbabwean student George Tabengwa has been studying medicine in China’s northwest Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region for about four years, and one thing has remained constant during that time. “My first impression of Xinjiang is also a lasting impression: a safe, free, beautiful and diverse place,” the 24-year-old said. Now a senior student at […]

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Presentation of the new M-TRAM program | News from the Department of Medicine

We are delighted to announce the launch of the new Stanford Master of Science in Translational Research and Applied Medicine (M-TRAM) starting in September 2022. This new graduate program will provide formalized training in the sciences of translational medicine, basic sciences to clinical investigation. The program will focus on developing new therapies designed to help […]

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TH Chan School of Medicine student working installing sunscreen dispensers in Worcester

Laurie Seavey (IMPACT Melanoma), Worcester Mayor Joseph M. Petty, Deb Girard (IMPACT Melanoma), Worcester City Manager Edward Augustus Jr., Christopher Fay, Worcester Councilwoman Kate Toomey TH Chan School of Medicine student Christopher Fay is leading an effort to install nearly 50 sunscreen dispensers in the city of Worcester, where skin cancer is on the rise. […]

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Grant expands scope of research trip to South Africa

A North Carolina State undergraduate student majoring in animal science, a recent master’s degree graduate, and a burgeoning third-year student at the North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine work among the wildlife in South Africa this month, thanks to a North Carolina State Internationalization Seed Grant awarded to help broaden the participation of minority […]

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Annual Quality Improvement Research Day winners announced – School of Medicine News

Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Office of Higher Medical Education held its 11th annual online Quality Improvement Research Day, in conjunction with its lead clinical partner, Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital, the May 10, to showcase resident-led quality improvement projects in the Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Transition Year Hospital Programs. Anne Messman, MD, Associate […]

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Palaniappan wins the Fulbright Scholar Award | News from the Department of Medicine

As recently selected American Fulbright Scholar for the academic year 2022-2023, Latha Palaniappan MD, MSwill travel to Australia to further his research in precision health. Fulbright Scholar Fellowships are esteemed fellowships that involve a rigorous application process and provide a unique opportunity for scholars to teach or conduct research overseas. Past recipients include numerous Nobel […]

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chief residents announced for 2023-24 | News from the Department of Medicine

Sarah Talamantes, MD Sarah earned her bachelor’s degree in biopsychology from Cornell University in 2015, where in addition to being a college star, she was a shooting guard for Cornell’s Division I NCAA basketball team. In addition to this, she also spent 3 summers working with the University of Colorado Cancer Center as a clinical […]

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The AAIM conference presents numerous DOM | News from the Department of Medicine

I was so proud of the work of the staff and managers in our department. Once again, it reminds me how our investment in great people has a ripple effect not just here at Stanford, but across the country. Ultimately, as Zeng explains, the interest generated by the three projects was “quite a testament to […]

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Class of 2022 UConn School of Medicine Student & Faculty Awards

This year’s winners include: South Park Inn Clinic (faculty price): Dr Jonathan Pendleton Kaiser Permanente Teaching (Faculty Prize): Dr. Michael Baldwin Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine (Faculty Prize): Dr. Adam Perrin Outstanding Inpatient Clinical Preceptor (Faculty Award): Dr. Jasmine Varughese Outstanding Outpatient Clinical Preceptor (Faculty Award): Dr. John Waterman Outstanding Educator (Faculty Award): Dr. Michael […]

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Medical students learn to apply the arts and humanities to medicine

Since 1989, Feinberg has offered seminars in the arts and humanities as part of its medical program, allowing students to approach the world of medicine and health care from different perspectives and with new skills. Today, every Feinberg medical student takes two seminars during their medical school career—one in the winter term of their freshman […]

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Permanent AFFIRM: Rebuilding trust in the firearms community : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: gun safety, gun violence, violence prevention Figure Figure People undoubtedly respected medical professionals. This respect still prevails today, but new influences are undermining patient-physician trust. Sensationalist media, political ideologies, inconsistent CDC guidelines, Google-driven anticipation and “individual research,” impossible insurance plans, and the role of health care in the opioid epidemic, among other effects , […]

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After the game: Medical school applications hit record high… : Emergency medicine news

Figure: medical school, COVID-19, workforce Figure One of the most interesting changes in healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic has been the effect on the number of applicants to medical school. These are on the rise. These applications have increased by the highest percentage since 1980, and we have seen a significant increase in applications […]

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Associate Dean of Indigenous Health position created at USask College of Medicine – News

Dr. Janet Tootoosis (MD) will act as Acting Associate Dean of Indigenous Health to advance work in the portfolio while a search for a permanent Associate Dean is underway. She was hired for a one-year term, starting June 1, 2022, with the expectation that the search will be completed and the position will be filled […]

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Clinical controversies: No need for scans in dizzy patients : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: CT, dizziness, diagnosis Figure Few conditions present in the ER that make the average ER doctor hesitate. We tackle everything from cardiac arrest and trauma to strokes and foreign bodies in every orifice, but we choose to let someone else see a patient who presents with vertigo. Why? One of the reasons is […]

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Quick Reference: Symptom: Droopy Eyes : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: bilateral ptosis, diplopia Figure A previously healthy 8-year-old girl presented with bilateral ptosis and impaired superior gaze. She was transferred from an urgent care center to the emergency department for advanced brain imaging after abnormal extraocular movements were detected by the doctor. The patient’s father said he had noticed that his daughter had […]

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Scientific conferences on toxicology: the world of complexity behind the… : Emergency medicine news

lactic acidosis, metabolic acidosis: Thiamine is an essential cofactor in the metabolism of pyruvate to lactate. This metabolic pathway is blocked in thiamine deficiency and pyruvate is diverted into another pathway which converts it to lactate. Figure Determining the underlying cause of lactic acidosis often comes down to two choices. Type A lactic acidosis […]

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Wellness 911: The Price of Perfection : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: perfectionism, well-being, mental health Figure Figure Figure Doctors should be perfectionists, right? It really depends on the kind of perfectionist. Adaptive perfectionists, who we call high achievers, have high standards, set ambitious goals, and work tirelessly to achieve those goals. They are success-oriented but flexible enough to allow for occasional mistakes. Misfit […]

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Life in Emergistan: Turning information gaps into shared knowledge… : Emergency medicine news

Figure: medical school, knowledge Figure Every time I listen to a continuing medical education podcast or talk at a conference, I come away shaking my head. I’m always moved by how much information we’re supposed to withhold, how quickly new data and therapies emerge (and old ones get pushed aside) and, of course, the absolute […]

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Brandt’s Rants: New Zealand is deliciously different : Emergency Medicine News

International EM, rural EM, humor: Orf causes scab-like lesions, left, and raised fluid-filled vesicular lesions. Figure Working in a rural New Zealand hospital for six months was remarkably similar to working in a major American city. Oops, wait. My computer crashed for a second. Just go back and change the words ‘remarkably similar’ to ‘breathtakingly, […]

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BradyCardia: What diagnosis does this ECG scream? : Emergency medicine news

Figure: ECG, cardiology, hypokalaemia Figure Figure An elderly woman presented to the emergency department with generalized weakness. She and her family said she did not have a fever, but had a history of frequent UTIs. They also said she had no syncope, palpitations, pain, shortness of breath, cough or other symptoms. His vital signs […]

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Human factors in medicine: The discordant doctor : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: operational risk management, burn-out Figure Am I the same doctor at the end of a busy shift as when I first walked through the doors 12 hours earlier? Does my last patient on a busy shift have the same knowledgeable physician and similar exam as the first patient I saw? I wish I […]

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Clinical pearl: few patients have been informed of an accidental cerebral infarction… : Emergency medicine news

Figure: cerebral infarction, cerebral imaging, cerebrovascular accident BY EMEDHOME.COM Hidden cerebral infarcts are focal lesions detected on brain imaging consistent with ischemia in the absence of a history of overt stroke or neurological dysfunction. These infarcts are the most common incidental finding in brain imaging and are associated with an increased risk of future […]

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Viewpoint: The Ordeal of Rejection of Unwanted Opioids : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: opioids, opioid epidemic, drug disposal Figure My stepfather passed away in January after a long illness. Like millions of patients with metastatic cancer, he was receiving aggressive pain management that included high doses of multiple opioids toward the end of his life. Within days of his passing, my wife, her siblings and I attempted […]

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The case files: An unusual case of facial swelling : Emergency Medicine News

emphysema, pneumothorax: CT scans show extensive pneumothorax, emphysematous bullae, and diffuse subcutaneous emphysema. A 55-year-old man was brought to the emergency room by EMS after being found outside with breathing difficulties. Prehospital providers feared an anaphylactic reaction and administered 0.3 mg intramuscular epinephrine (1:1000). The patient was dyspneic, leaning on his right side and […]

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What Lies Beneath: Tears for Scares in Emergency Departments : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: tears, physiology, anatomy Figure It is said that there are three main types of tears. Not long ago I saw a series of patients with all three within hours of each other in the ER, and I thought there was a column in there. Before breaking down this triumvirate of epiphoras, let’s take […]

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Words of healing: Physicians must restore the integrity of medicine… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: epistemology, professions, misinformation Figure Ivermectin is symbolic. If a large, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled trial with no conflicts of interest were published in a peer-reviewed journal with sound methodology and statistics concluding that it was beneficial for COVID-19, that would not change the symbolic role and social behavior that existed before such a study. […]

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🌱 Three Village Daily: SBU Medical Student Helps Ukraine + Book Fair

Good day, neighbors! It’s me again, Debora Whitehead, your host of the Three Village Daily. First, today’s weather forecast: A morning shower, then showers. High: 56, low: 50. Here are the top 4 stories in Three Village today: The Stony Brook medical student from Ukraine wants to organize fundraisers to help the country. Halyna Krylyuk […]