Category Archives: Primary Care

Supervision in Residency Program’s

As I step into residency I want to strike a balance between proper supervision and independence. From my experience however most residents are more independent than supervised, particularly during call. A study from 2011 examined the language used to communicate

Supervision in Residency Program’s

As I step into residency I want to strike a balance between proper supervision and independence. From my experience however most residents are more independent than supervised, particularly during call. A study from 2011 examined the language used to communicate

Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Internal Medicine Residents: Are Future Physicians Becoming Deconditioning?

I noticed a huge decrease in my physical activity as I started medical school. This makes me wonder what will my exercise routine be like in residency? A study from 2016 looked at two internal medicine residency programs to assess

Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Internal Medicine Residents: Are Future Physicians Becoming Deconditioning?

I noticed a huge decrease in my physical activity as I started medical school. This makes me wonder what will my exercise routine be like in residency? A study from 2016 looked at two internal medicine residency programs to assess

Can a Smartphone App Helps Spot A Fib

An MIT tech company, Cardiio has developed an app designed to spot a. fib. The app uses smartphone’s camera to measure hear rate by noticing slight changes in skin tone.  The app is not yet available to the public. The

Can a Smartphone App Helps Spot A Fib

An MIT tech company, Cardiio has developed an app designed to spot a. fib. The app uses smartphone’s camera to measure hear rate by noticing slight changes in skin tone.  The app is not yet available to the public. The

Mabu the Personal Healthcare Assistant

When I first started third year, during my ambulatory rotation I saw a man who was in his 90s who was extremely noncompliant. I remember that he thought it was extremely helpful when I programmed medication alarms into this phone.

Mabu the Personal Healthcare Assistant

When I first started third year, during my ambulatory rotation I saw a man who was in his 90s who was extremely noncompliant. I remember that he thought it was extremely helpful when I programmed medication alarms into this phone.

Medical Education’s Dirty Little Secret

Mental illness in medical education is not often talked about, but is rampant. I had recently read an article, which I unfortunately cannot find, about a dean of a medical school giving a grand rounds detailing his own struggles with

Medical Education’s Dirty Little Secret

Mental illness in medical education is not often talked about, but is rampant. I had recently read an article, which I unfortunately cannot find, about a dean of a medical school giving a grand rounds detailing his own struggles with

The Uncomfortable Feeling of Uncertainty

Medical school cannot prepare us for all the possible scenarios we are going to encounter in our medical career. In fact, I would argue that not only is this impossible, but unnecessary. We do hope that during medical school and

The Uncomfortable Feeling of Uncertainty

Medical school cannot prepare us for all the possible scenarios we are going to encounter in our medical career. In fact, I would argue that not only is this impossible, but unnecessary. We do hope that during medical school and

“How Can We Make Tomorrow’s Doctors Healthier Now?”

A randomized study from New York Institute of Technology aims to learn whether wearing activity trackers and incorporating physical activity education helps student-physicians improve their activity levels. This is the first study in the nation aimed at trying to improve

“How Can We Make Tomorrow’s Doctors Healthier Now?”

A randomized study from New York Institute of Technology aims to learn whether wearing activity trackers and incorporating physical activity education helps student-physicians improve their activity levels. This is the first study in the nation aimed at trying to improve