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Match Day!

Since today is Match Day, I couldn’t resist posting something about residency applications and the Match. Residency Residency is the period of training after medical school.  So these students have already done high school, college (4 years), medical school (4

Match Day!

Since today is Match Day, I couldn’t resist posting something about residency applications and the Match. Residency Residency is the period of training after medical school.  So these students have already done high school, college (4 years), medical school (4

Survey results- part 2

Wow!  I am really impressed with my colleagues, they are on top of stuff when it comes to nutrition.  The majority either agree or strongly agree with a variety of statements asking about their comfort level in making dietary recommendations

Survey results- part 2

Wow!  I am really impressed with my colleagues, they are on top of stuff when it comes to nutrition.  The majority either agree or strongly agree with a variety of statements asking about their comfort level in making dietary recommendations

iTunes University

Today I started exploring iTunes University as a new venue to provide resources for the Nutritional Counseling Elective.  In the past, I had relied on Dropbox to share a large folder of documents to students who were interested.  The tough

iTunes University

Today I started exploring iTunes University as a new venue to provide resources for the Nutritional Counseling Elective.  In the past, I had relied on Dropbox to share a large folder of documents to students who were interested.  The tough

Survey results- part 1

So I’ve started to go through the survey I sent out to get a sense of how UCI medical students perceive nutritional education while in school.  I was able to get 211 people to respond, not too bad, I must

Survey results- part 1

So I’ve started to go through the survey I sent out to get a sense of how UCI medical students perceive nutritional education while in school.  I was able to get 211 people to respond, not too bad, I must

Bag lunches aren’t just for kids

So today is the start of Match week, and I have good news, I am going to residency..somewhere.  I’ll find out where on Friday. The other day I was thinking how impressed I was by my medical school colleagues and

Bag lunches aren’t just for kids

So today is the start of Match week, and I have good news, I am going to residency..somewhere.  I’ll find out where on Friday. The other day I was thinking how impressed I was by my medical school colleagues and

A vacation from technology

So I just returned from vacation, and there was something…different… about the hotel room. There was there was no internet, TV, or cell phone service. In order to use the internet or make a phone call, I had to walk

A vacation from technology

So I just returned from vacation, and there was something…different… about the hotel room. There was there was no internet, TV, or cell phone service. In order to use the internet or make a phone call, I had to walk

Nutritional Deficiencies in MedEd

An article by Sierpine et al. entitled “Nutritional Deficiency in Healthcare Education” describes some interesting statistics that I’d like to share. “Although 61% of patients believe doctors are a very credible source of nutrition information, only 14% of residents believe

Nutritional Deficiencies in MedEd

An article by Sierpine et al. entitled “Nutritional Deficiency in Healthcare Education” describes some interesting statistics that I’d like to share. “Although 61% of patients believe doctors are a very credible source of nutrition information, only 14% of residents believe