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September 2007

Medical Student Perspectives: A Canadian Medical Student’s Perspective on Health Care

As the Canadian Representative to the Council of Student Members, I wanted to share our perspective about health care.


My Kind of Medicine: Real Lives of Practicing Internists: Bill Johnson, MD

Fifteen years ago, Dr. Bill Johnson set a goal: 100,000 miles by 2012. He chose the year 2012 because it would be the 20th anniversary of when he began cycling. As of August, he has finished 75,000 miles. He has another goal: to keep his patients out of the hospital.


Internal Medicine Interest Group of the Month: University of Colorado

During the spring semester, second-year medical students are notorious for disappearing—and here in Colorado we are no different.


Winning Abstracts from the 2007 Medical Student Abstract Competition: Cloning and Transfection of Heat Shock Protein 90 (Hsp90) Isoforms Alpha and Beta.

Heat Shock Proteins (Hsp) have a key role in cytoprotection during inflammatory processes, oxidative stress and ischemia. Hsp90 has been recognized as a critical part of the nitric oxide (NO) synthesis cascade, which is very important in the maintenance of organ perfusion and function during renal injuries.


Subspecialty Careers: Highlights about Careers in Internal Medicine: Pulmonary Disease

Pulmonary medicine is the diagnosis and management of disorders of the lungs, upper airways, thoracic cavity, and chest wall.


Advocacy Briefs: ACP Urges Stafford Loan Limit Increase

ACP joined a group of almost 60 health professions associations to urge U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings to increase the aggregate combined Stafford loan limit for health professions students from $189,125 to $223,793.


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