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August 2009

Medical Student Perspectives: Is There Such a Thing as Balance During Medical School?

When I started to write this column, I found myself wondering if I would be able to, because I was on a short deadline, had a long week of commutes to work, and was entering the final stages of training for a half-marathon. Is it impossible to balance? Was I trying to do too much? And if I was, what was going to give?

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My Kind of Medicine: Real Lives of Practicing Internists: Sameer Badlani, MD

On study nights in the Badlani house in Delhi, India, the TV sat silentóa strict rule enforced by Mrs. & Mr. Badlani while sons Sameer and younger brother Puneet studied for their college entrance exams.

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Internal Medicine Interest Group of the Month: Louisiana State University, New Orleans

The Internal Medicine Interest Group at LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans was founded in 1999. The group was named the Edgar Hull Society in 2000 to honor the late Dr. Edgar Hull, past chairman of LSUís Department of Medicine and renowned physician, professor of medicine, and cardiologist.

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Winning Abstracts from the 2009 Medical Student Abstract Competition: Unmasking Subclavian Steal Syndrome

Subclavian steal syndrome describes a condition where retrograde vertebral artery flow results in cerebral ischemia that is associated with transient neurological symptoms.

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Subspecialty Careers: Highlights about Careers in Internal Medicine: Adolescent Medicine

Adolescent medicine focuses on the physical, psychological, social, and sexual development of adolescents and young adults.

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Advocacy Brief: Make Your Voice Heard on Capitol Hill

Key Contacts are asked to communicate with their members of Congress regarding issues of importance to internists and their patients and report the results back to ACP.

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Students: Join ACP for Free

Benefits of Membership for Students: ACP's free Medical Student Membership includes benefits designed especially to meet students' needs.

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