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February 2007

Medical Student Perspectives: How Should You Plan Your Fourth Year?

Medical students commonly underestimate the benefits of arranging a desirable schedule for themselves during their fourth year.


My Kind of Medicine: Real Lives of Practicing Internists: Pamela Zee, MD

Many physicians know fairly early on during college or even high school that they want to go into medicine, but that was not the case with Dr. Pamela Zee.


Internal Medicine Interest Group of the Month: Texas A&M College of Medicine

The foundation for the Texas A&M College of Medicine’s Internal Medicine Interest Group (IMIG) is provided by excellent student leadership and supported by knowledgeable faculty sponsorship.


Winning Abstracts from the 2006 National Medical Student Poster Competition: The Role of EB1 and Adenomatous Polyposis Coli in Microtubule Dynamics and Organization

End-Binding Protein 1 (EB1) is a member of a class of proteins which bind to the plus-ends of growing microtubules. A binding partner of EB1 is the tumor suppressor protein adenomatous polyposis coli (APC), which is mutated in familial and sporadic colorectal cancers.


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

Infectious disease medicine requires an understanding of the microbiology, prevention, and management of disorders caused by viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic infections.


Advocacy Briefs: Health Professions Education Programs Receive Funding Increase

On February 15, 2007 President Bush signed a $463.5 billion spending package to fund much of the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2007. The measure includes $185 million for the Title VII health professions programs, an increase of $40 million (27.6%) over fiscal year 2006.


Internal Medicine Residency Program Fast Facts

Virginia Mason Medical Center, University of Southern California, Thomas Jefferson University, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, and University of Vermont.


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