Medical Student Perspectives: How to Prepare for Your Fourth Year
Unlike the first three years of medical education, most schools have no standardized structure for fourth year. As such, fourth year can be a difficult time to plan.
My Kind of Medicine: Real Lives of Practicing Internists: Jon Brndjar, DO, FACP
The best doctors have a little bit of everything: a good bedside manner, a sharp mind, a knack for healing and a gift for precision. Internists have these qualities and more. What sets them apart is felt more than it is defined: an intangible ability to read a patient's body, mind and spirit all at once. Dr. Brndjar has this ability, and his patients are grateful for it.
Internal Medicine Interest Group of the Month: University of Hawaii
2006-2007 was an exciting inaugural year for the very first Internal Medicine Interest Group (IMIG) at the University of Hawaii (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), initiated with hopes of providing resources for current and future students interested in internal medicine.
Winning Abstract from the 2007 Medical Student Abstract Competition: Mosquitoes, Meningitis, and Myocarditis: Another Etiology of Acute Febrile Illness.
West Nile Virus (WNV) is an increasingly common vector-borne illness. The general internist should be aware of thc cndemic areas for WNV, the multi-system nature of the presenting features of WNV, and the interpretation of diagnostic studies.
Subspecialty Careers: Highlights about Careers in Internal Medicine: Sports Medicine
The discipline of sports medicine primarily concerns itself with the emergency assessment and care of acutely injured athletes, diagnosis, treatment and management of common sports injuries and illnesses, management of medical problems of the athlete, rehabilitation of ill and injured athletes, and exercise as treatment.
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