Hospitalist Leader on Post-COVID Approach to Career Advancement Hospitalist Leader on Post-COVID Approach to Career Advancement
Vineet Arora, MD, highlights the importance of trust, staying the course on projects, and the need for systemic change.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Novel Drug Offers Rapid Relief From Agitation in Serious Mental Illness Novel Drug Offers Rapid Relief From Agitation in Serious Mental Illness
An investigational, orally dissolving film formulation of dexmedetomidine may offer rapid relief of acute agitation associated with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, phase 3 data indicate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 6, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Med Ed Racism Discussions Must Include Classism Med Ed Racism Discussions Must Include Classism
Conversations related to racism in medical education too often leave out interrelated concerns regarding classism. Here are some ways to ensure that important issues aren't left behind.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 20, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Addressing Women's Concerns About the J & amp;J Vaccine Addressing Women's Concerns About the J & amp;J Vaccine
Reproductive-aged women are asking whether the J&J vaccine will be safe for them. What advice can clinicians give?Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Black Med Students' Photos at Plantation Spark New Group Black Med Students' Photos at Plantation Spark New Group
The 15 White Coats started with a photo taken at the slave quarters of a planation. Over the past year, the organization has become a driver for challenging systemic racism in medicine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

J & J Pause Magnifies Worry About COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy J & J Pause Magnifies Worry About COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy
Experts say it's important to put the risk in context for patients and explain that the vaccination pause means the monitoring system is working -- and it's transparent.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

UK Regulators to Offer Under-30s Alternative to AZ COVID Vaccine UK Regulators to Offer Under-30s Alternative to AZ COVID Vaccine
Benefits of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine outweigh the risks, but under-30s will be offered an alternative vaccine due to a potential link to very rare blood clots, UK's health regulator says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Nystagmus From Living in the Dark Cured With Light Exposure Nystagmus From Living in the Dark Cured With Light Exposure
A new case report of so-called miner's nystagmus demonstrates the remarkable plasticity of the brain, the authors say, and suggests that historical reports of this condition by miners were genuine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 24, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Stem Cell Fraud Case Sparks Concern Over Unmatched Docs' Role Stem Cell Fraud Case Sparks Concern Over Unmatched Docs' Role
A recently elected Missouri state representative and assistant physician faces federal fraud charges after patients were duped into thinking they were receiving stem cell treatments.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

A Poem About Match Rankings by a Fourth-Year Med Student A Poem About Match Rankings by a Fourth-Year Med Student
Between the pandemic and the usual pressure about choosing the right institution for residency, this year's Match is a particularly stressful one. One student channeled his anxiety in poetry.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

More Americans Hospitalized, Readmitted for Heart Failure More Americans Hospitalized, Readmitted for Heart Failure
The rising burden of heart failure cuts across both sexes, but notable sex differences in hospitalizations were found, with higher rates for men.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 11, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Alcohol and the Electric Atrium II: When BAC Exceeds Legal Limit Alcohol and the Electric Atrium II: When BAC Exceeds Legal Limit
Acute electrophysiologic changes from blood alcohol concentrations kept at 0.08% were potentially proarrhythmic, suggesting a mechanistic link between excessive alcohol intake and atrial fibrillation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 4, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

CVD Remains Leading Killer, but COVID's Impact Still Unclear CVD Remains Leading Killer, but COVID's Impact Still Unclear
CVD is still the leading cause of death in the US, according to the American Heart Association's annual statistical update, but COVID-19 is on track to be one of the top three to five causes in 2020.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - February 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Fauci Sees'Wake-Up Call' in Emergence of New Virus Variants Fauci Sees'Wake-Up Call' in Emergence of New Virus Variants
Top federal officials renewed calls for using basic precautions to halt the spread of COVID-19, and reported on the evolution of mutated forms of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 30, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Myocarditis May Be Rare After COVID-19 in Elite Athletes Myocarditis May Be Rare After COVID-19 in Elite Athletes
Some supposed'myocarditis'detected by MRI after COVID-19 in university varsity competitors might really be normal heart muscle -- normal for athletes, that is, propose researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Full-Dose Anticoagulation Reduces Need for Life Support in COVID-19 Full-Dose Anticoagulation Reduces Need for Life Support in COVID-19
The benefit, along with a trend to lower mortality, was reported in the subgroup of moderately ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19 taking part in three linked trials.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Infectious Diseases'Giant' John Bartlett: His'Impact Will Endure'Infectious Diseases'Giant' John Bartlett: His'Impact Will Endure '
Dr John Bartlett, a leader in infectious disease medicine, will be remembered for his personal demeanor and professional achievements.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Orthodox Jewish Docs Wrestle With COVID-19, Bad Press Orthodox Jewish Docs Wrestle With COVID-19, Bad Press
Physicians who are part of tight-knit Jewish communities are working to mitigate risk and fight misinformation during the pandemic, without sacrificing religious and traditional social practices.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Can'Big' Be Healthy? Yes -- and No Can'Big' Be Healthy? Yes -- and No
We can't tell very much about a person's health from their outward appearance, and we should probably stop trying to make such inferences, says one bariatric surgeon.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Can'Big' Be Healthy? Yes -- and No Can'Big' Be Healthy? Yes -- and No
We can't tell very much about a person's health from their outward appearance, and we should probably stop trying to make such inferences, says one bariatric surgeon.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

California Urges Stop to 300K COVID-19 Vaccines After Some Fall Ill California Urges Stop to 300K COVID-19 Vaccines After Some Fall Ill
California's state epidemiologist is urging a halt to more than 300,000 coronavirus vaccinations using a Moderna vaccine version because some people may have had severe allergic reactions.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

ED Doc Fired for COVID Tweets Talks to Biden, Returns to Job ED Doc Fired for COVID Tweets Talks to Biden, Returns to Job
Since Cleavon Gilman, MD, lost his job for sharing concerns about the pandemic, he has talked with President-elect Joe Biden, got an offer from Oprah Winfrey, and was rehired by the hospital that fired him.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Early, Large LDL Reduction Tied to Lowest Event Rates After MI Early, Large LDL Reduction Tied to Lowest Event Rates After MI
Real-world evidence from the SWEDEHEART registry shows that larger early LDL-C reductions with high-intensity statins are associated with a host of benefits compared with smaller reductions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - January 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

HIV and AIDS: Overview Video HIV and AIDS: Overview Video
Review key aspects of HIV and AIDS —including transmission, disease progression, and prevention and treatment—with this quick overview video.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Moderna: Interim Data Show 94.5% Efficacy for Its COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna: Interim Data Show 94.5% Efficacy for Its COVID-19 Vaccine
In a highly anticipated announcement, Moderna releases interim efficacy and safety data from the phase 3 COVE study of its COVID-19 vaccine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

Paralympian Overcomes Spine-Breaking Fall to Pursue Medicine Paralympian Overcomes Spine-Breaking Fall to Pursue Medicine
Despite shattering multiple bones and vertebrae, Michelle Konkoly never gave up on her dreams. Her inspiring journey to become a physician included relearning how to walk and meeting President Obama.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Biden Victory: What It Means for COVID, Healthcare Biden Victory: What It Means for COVID, Healthcare
Biden's ability to work with Congress -- or not -- may determine whether he is able to implement some of the key components of his coronavirus action plan.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - November 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

SBRT Doubles Pain Response Over Usual RT in Spinal Metastases SBRT Doubles Pain Response Over Usual RT in Spinal Metastases
Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) given in only two fractions doubles the complete pain response compared with conventional palliative radiotherapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Prepping for COVID-Flu Triage as Flu Season Begins Prepping for COVID-Flu Triage as Flu Season Begins
With COVID-19 testing access still widely disparate, triage is more important for patients with symptoms that could be flu or the novel coronavirus.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Trio Awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine for Discovering Hep C Virus Trio Awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine for Discovering Hep C Virus
The achievement by two Americans and a British-born scientist rapidly led to medications, blood tests, a cure, and'hopes of eradicating hepatitis C virus from the world population. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

A 12-Year-Old Boy With Repetitive Motions A 12-Year-Old Boy With Repetitive Motions
A 12-year-old boy presents with repetitive motions such as blinking or tilting his head. What finding is commonly associated with his condition?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Have I Been Doing This Exam Wrong All This Time? Have I Been Doing This Exam Wrong All This Time?
The Curbsiders share their favorite tips from a jam-packed podcast on hypothyroidism.The Curbsiders (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Dying Young: The HCWs in Their 20s Killed by COVID-19 Dying Young: The HCWs in Their 20s Killed by COVID-19
' Lives lost among any young people related to COVID really should be considered something that's unacceptable to us as a society. 'Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Health Disparities Training Falls Short for IM Residents Health Disparities Training Falls Short for IM Residents
Less than half of internal medicine residency program directors report formal curricula on the topic of health disparities.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

ACP, Others Call on Schools to Waive the MCAT for 2021 Cycle ACP, Others Call on Schools to Waive the MCAT for 2021 Cycle
The Association of American Medical Colleges, however, says keeping the test is the only fair solution and that MCAT-optional and online solutions would introduce a different kind of inequity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - August 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Almost 20 Anesthesiology Residents Catch COVID After Attending Party Almost 20 Anesthesiology Residents Catch COVID After Attending Party
It is not clear if they worked while infected, as the hospital system will not give details. One ethicist says the residents should be disciplined for their actions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Flu, Pneumonia Vaccination Tied to Lower Dementia Risk Flu, Pneumonia Vaccination Tied to Lower Dementia Risk
Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination may lower risk for the development of Alzheimer's disease in older adults, two large observational studies suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Psychiatry Trainees Drive COVID-19 Palliative Care in New York Psychiatry Trainees Drive COVID-19 Palliative Care in New York
In New York this past spring, one hospital system met the growing demand for palliative care for COVID-19 patients in acute care and emergency settings by training and redeploying psychiatry trainees.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Ventilators Going to Countries That Don't Need or Can't Use Them Ventilators Going to Countries That Don't Need or Can't Use Them
Without carefully assessing each country's health care expertise and making sure hospitals can keep the machines running, the donations may be wasted or risk patients'lives.ProPublica (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Medicine Must Dismantle Racism With Academic Rigor Medicine Must Dismantle Racism With Academic Rigor
Pediatrician Patricia Poitevien says she experienced race and gender discrimination in both her training and later career. Now she is careful to ensure her advisees know that possibilities abound.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

As a Black Psychiatrist, She Is'Exhausted' and'Furious'As a Black Psychiatrist, She Is'Exhausted' and'Furious '
When Nzinga Harrison talks about her experiences as a Black woman in medicine to White people, they're shocked. Black people, she says, tell her'that sounds about right. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - July 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

How Does the New Immigration Order Affect the Medical Community? How Does the New Immigration Order Affect the Medical Community?
The Association of American Medical Colleges criticizes the restrictions on new visas for other IMGs who want to come to the United States to train and work in healthcare or to do medical research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - June 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

New Guidance to Optimize Antipsychotic Treatment New Guidance to Optimize Antipsychotic Treatment
Therapeutic blood monitoring of antipsychotics can tell you if your patient is receiving a therapeutic dose and flag possible nonadherence.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

A COVID Commencement Speech: What New Docs Have Lost, Gained A COVID Commencement Speech: What New Docs Have Lost, Gained
Restrictions due to the pandemic resulted in the cancellation of traditional medical school commencements. One speaker reflects on what new doctors gain from losing these important celebrations.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

COVID-19 and Healthcare Rationing: A Disabled Doc's View COVID-19 and Healthcare Rationing: A Disabled Doc's View
A disabled emergency medicine physician offers himself as an example of the tough choices COVID-19 may force doctors to make when it comes to healthcare rationing.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Med Students Aren't Prepared for Virtual Clinical Exams Med Students Aren't Prepared for Virtual Clinical Exams
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, assessments like the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) are being administered virtually. For some students, this is their first exposure to telemedicine.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - May 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

' Crucible of Crisis': Cardiology Fellows Adapt During COVID-19'Crucible of Crisis': Cardiology Fellows Adapt During COVID-19
Cardiology fellows-in-training report on their experiences and challenges associated with launching careers during a pandemic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

' Like Russian Roulette': Why HCPs Are So Scared of COVID-19'Like Russian Roulette': Why HCPs Are So Scared of COVID-19
Healthcare workers have a different experience with COVID-19--and they're scared, says Dr F. Perry Wilson. It's not the death rate that they find so frightening, but the death variance. He explains.Medscape (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

Tokyo Hospital Trainees Test Positive for Coronavirus After Party Tokyo Hospital Trainees Test Positive for Coronavirus After Party
One of Japan's most prestigious hospitals apologized for an"unforgivable blunder" after 40 trainee doctors attended a drinking party and 18 subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

' Thinnest Threads of Evidence' for COVID-19 Treatments'Thinnest Threads of Evidence' for COVID-19 Treatments
Potential treatments for COVID-19 may be emerging, but the landscape remains'bleak,'says Dr Paul Auwaerter.Medscape Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - March 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news