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14 Doctors Who Deserve A Round Of Applause

14 Doctors Who Deserve A Round Of Applause

Without them, we wouldn’t have open heart surgery, blood banks, syphilis testing, automatic defibrillators, laser cataract removal, and the list keeps going… 1. Dr. Ben Carson: the only neurosurgeon to successfully separate twins conjoined at the head, and the first to perform intrauterine neurosurgery on a fetus in the womb. Mike Theiler / AFP / Via gettyimages.com Long before he got involved wit... »

Study Shows That Doctors Make Better Hospital Leaders

Study Shows That Doctors Make Better Hospital Leaders

Have you ever watched CBS’ television show Undercover Boss? Each episode, a company’s CEO dons a disguise to work incognito among the company employees. Each episode concludes with the CEO realizing how much he or she has to learn and how things need to change, followed by a series of heartwarming scenes: the CEO and employees crying, people cheering and applauding, dogs and cats huggi... »

18 Delightfully Weird Office Items Every Medical Nerd Will Love

18 Delightfully Weird Office Items Every Medical Nerd Will Love

1. Virus Tile Coasters Cafe Press / Via cafepress.com Buy the measles coaster (left) here and SARs coaster (right) here for $9.95, or browse the collection on Cafe Press. 2. Geometric Lung Design Bag Knitty MD on etsy.com / Via etsy.com Buy this handmade bag here for $30 on Etsy. 3. Anatomy Bookmarks According To Panda on etsy.com / Via etsy.com Buy them here for $2.22 each on Etsy. 4. Giant Plush... »

Having a baby during medical school wasn’t such a bad idea

Having a baby during medical school wasn’t such a bad idea

My stomach had been in knots that morning. “Are you pregnant?” my classmate laughed after I returned to the gross anatomy lab for the second time after leaving for fresh air. “No,” I spat, dissection through fat and fascia, teasing out muscles from nerves. But, I wondered. After lab, I bought a pregnancy test. I began medical school in my late 20s, already having discussed with my husband appropri... »

Have what it takes to study medicine? Find out here

Have what it takes to study medicine? Find out here

A degree in Medicine is not for the faint-hearted. Aside from the time commitment (it takes seven years to study in some countries); there is a lot of work to be done. Be prepared to go through many stressful days and nights. Also be prepared for the fulfillment that comes when you finish your degree and you start saving lives. Our guest today tells us more about what it takes to study medicine. R... »

Why do I feel sleepy when I start studying? What can I do?

Why do I feel sleepy when I start studying? What can I do?

This question was originally posted on Quora. Answer 1 by: Alaka Halder, Princeton University ’15 A2A. Studying for the SAT wasn’t my favourite task in the world either, so I’ll share some of the things I did: Get away from your computer and other distractions. You’ve already pointed out that having all those soft copies of SAT guides is pretty useless if you’re on ed... »

Which Stethoscope Are You?

Which Stethoscope Are You?

Which Stethoscope is Your Type? Share with us your favorite In the comment section below . Are you a classic simple elegant doctor? Or you like sparkling girly stethoscopes? Are you a colorful joyful person? Are you into technology and recent medical devices? Waiting your opinion – Also, share this so your friends can see what type of “Stethoscope” are you 🙂   »

Spinal Cord

Spinal Cord

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