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November 2015

Feature: Residency Interviews: Tips, FAQs and More

Interview season can be a stressful time, but it doesn't have to be with the right preparation.

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Council of Student Members Call for Nominations

The Council of Student Members (CSM) is currently recruiting new representatives for terms beginning in May 2016.

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Medical Student Perspective: Benefits of Involvement Outside of the Classroom

As a fourth-year student, I can attest to the importance of this involvement as you apply for residency and in your career in general. The benefits are limitless...

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My Kind of Medicine: IM Family: The Lovinger Family

Warren Lovinger, MD, MACP passed on his love of internal medicine to his two children -- daughter, Sarah Lovinger Florio, MD and son, David, a fourth year medical student.

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Analyzing Annals: Annals Graphic Medicine: Sign Out

In his graphic narrative, Dr. Montoya illustrates how "sign out" works and doesn't work.

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Winning Abstracts from the 2015 Medical Student Abstract Competition: Buried Balloon: a novel complication from percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy tube placement

The need of gastrostomy tubes is expected to rise with our growing elderly population with more than 200,000 gastrostomy tubes being placed every year.

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Subspecialty Careers: Gastroenterology

From the Greek gaster, "the paunch or belly" and the word enteron, "the gut or intestine," relating to the Greek enteros, "within."

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In the Clinic

Celiac Disease

Celiac disease, also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy (as well as two older and less preferred terms, nontropical sprue and celiac sprue) is a multisystem disorder estimated to affect approximately 1% of Americans (1)

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