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On May 21 and 22, medical students from all across the country
gathered at our nation's capitol to lobby for issues pertaining to
health care as part of the American College of Physicians' annual
What kind of person pursues a medical degree and law degree
simultaneously? Someone who is very smart, extremely focused, who
wants to serve the health care system at the policy/leadership
level. Someone like Dr. Rajkumar, who says he was encouraged to
pursue the dual degree program by another doctor-lawyer, Dr. David
Kessler, who was then Dean of Yale University's Medical School and
former Commissioner of the Food & Drug Administration.
Does your club host unique and interesting events about internal
medicine? Does your IMIG have a strong presence on your campus? ACP
wants to know more about the activities being planned for IMIG
clubs for 2013-2014!
ACP has joined a nationwide effort by the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention to encourage conversations between smokers
and their doctors about quitting tobacco use.
This year over 4,000 cases of West Nile virus have been
confirmed in the United States, with over 200 reported deaths.
Neuroinvasive West Nile Virus (WNV) is responsible for almost 200
deaths this year alone. Acute flaccid paralysis is a rare
neurological manifestation of WNV infection and the
pathophysiological mechanism is yet to be elicited. The clinical
and diagnostic studies outlined in this report may support
previously hypothesized mechanisms by which WNV leads to acute
Allergy is derived from the Greek word allo, meaning
"other or different" and ergon, meaning, "work." In this
sense, allergy is something that "works differently" from normal.
Immunity is derived from the Latin word immunitas, meaning "an
exemption from taxes or public or military service." In the late
19th century, when knowledge of toxins and infection evolved, the
meaning was extended to persons "exempt from" or protected against
the onslaught of foreign substances and were said to be
Today, Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in
the US, with over 22 500 confirmed cases in 2010. Borrelia
burgdorferi, a spirochete, is transmitted by the bite
of infected Ixodes ticks. These ticks have a 3-stage
lifecycle (larvae, nymph, and adult) and take 1 blood meal at each
stage. They become infected by feeding on an infected wild
animal-typically white-footed mice, voles, chipmunks, or
birds-during the larval feeding. The infection is maintained during
the tick molting process to the nymphal stage and can be
transmitted to other animals to maintain the cycle of infection in
the wild. Both nymphal and adult Ixodes ticks can transmit
infection to humans.
In the Clinic is a monthly feature in Annals of Internal
Medicine that focuses on practical management of patients with
common clinical conditions. It offers evidence-based answers to
frequently asked questions about screening, prevention, diagnosis,
therapy, and patient education and provides physicians with tools
to improve the quality of care. Many internal medicine clerkship
directors recommend this series of articles for students on the
internal medicine ambulatory rotation.
to start and stop bisphosphonates
A new online tool and a few simple rules can inform internists how
to start bisphosphonates and when to consider taking a drug holiday
at the request of another physician, a dentist or even the
medical education and the new accreditation system
Residency program directors serve an intimidating number of
masters, leading them to worry about the "go-live" of the new
accreditation system for graduate medical education.
Yale-New Haven Hospital: trainee edition
Leukocytoclastic vasculitis associated with cocaine abuse, the
Sister Mary Joseph nodule as presentation of advanced malignant
peritoneal mesothelioma, and other cases are discussed.