5 Tips on Writing the Personal Statement for Residency

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5 Tips on Writing the Personal Statement for Residency

Residency admission committees take into account a variety of factors when determining to whom they will offer a spot in their program. Most of the factors they consider are secondary to numerical grades or other’s opinions of you. The only factor that is specifically related to the resident applicant’s voice is their personal statement. For that reason, the personal statement provides a unique perspective into ...

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College Students Use Smartphones to Study

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College Students Use Smartphones to Study

Make studying more convenient for medical students and they’ll study more. Sounds simple enough, right? We think so. As it turns out, students who study practice tests and flashcards on their mobile devices are getting a ton of benefits from their mobile study sessions. One of the biggest benefits students are taking advantage of is the opportunity to study everywhere they go.

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5 Medical Practices Most Affected by Obamacare

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5 Medical Practices Most Affected by Obamacare

No group of American professionals will be impacted in a negative manner by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, more than physicians.

More government regulation and oversight will be thrust upon practicing physicians who have become increasingly dependent on government reimbursement for the medical services they provide. Some studies have shown that over 60% of physicians, currently ...

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Gamification Medical Training

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THE GAMIFICATION OF MEDICAL TRAINING

KevinMD
DECEMBER 26, 2013

Video games evoke several connotations. They are regarded as childish, escapist, and time wasters that prompt isolation and bad habits. Video games are even blamed for violence and other ills of society. In actuality, many serious scientists have convincingly argued that video games not only have acquired an undeserved reputation, but ...

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