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Green Teeth, Green Men & Bar Brawls: St. Patrick’s Day Hazards

Oh brother, this is going to take things to an entirely new level. St. Patrick’s…

Deborah Chiaravalloti

Physician Happiness: Are They As Happy As You’d Expect?

People looking in from the outside often believe that physicians are happier, wealthier, thinner, and…

Deborah Chiaravalloti

Try to Ace This OBGYN MOC Practice Quiz

Are you expecting your OBGYN MOC exam soon? Well, you better start refreshing your test-taking…

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Study: Is Less Experience Better for the Patient?

You walk into the room, your patient looks at you and says “How old are…

Deborah Chiaravalloti

How to Pass the Gastroenterology Board Exam

  The GI exam does have a fairly high pass rate (usually over 90%). But…

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Physician-Patient Relationship: It’s About the Patient

The physician-patient relationship lies at the heart of all medicine. It is the epicenter of…

Deborah Chiaravalloti

NEW MOCA-Peds Option Coming in 2019 for Pediatrics

  The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) has heard the call and answered. Beginning in…

Deborah Chiaravalloti

3 Keys to Developing an Effective NCLEX® Study Plan

  If you're getting ready for the NCLEX-RN®, you might be overwhelmed by getting prepared…

Josh Homan

Bizarre Demonstrations of Love That Landed Couples in the ER

Of all the things that doctors see in their practice, the injuries that come into…

Deborah Chiaravalloti

Think Before You Ink: Tattoos Seen in the ER

Forty percent of Americans now have tattoos and they don’t simply say “Mom” or “I…

Deborah Chiaravalloti

Women Physicians Day: Recognizing BoardVitals’ Female Medical Editors

On February 3rd this year, we celebrate the third annual National Women Physicians Day, which…

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How to Stay Physically Active in Medical School

It’s the middle of the year. Let’s be real, you’re exhausted. There’s no vacation in…

Kamali Thompson

How PBM’s Control and Diminish Physician Prescribing Efforts  

  This issue brings to mind the children’s book “Three Billy Goats Gruff”. It is…

Deborah Chiaravalloti

Why Doctors Can Be Obstacles to Innovation

Actually, our premise is a bit misleading. Doctors don’t want to be obstacles to innovation…

Deborah Chiaravalloti

Leadership Skills Prepare Med Students for the World

Medical students are trained in the intricacies of patient care, chronic disease, infections, diagnosis skills,…

Deborah Chiaravalloti

Can You Answer These ENT MOC Practice Questions Correctly?

Are you preparing for the ABOto ENT MOC Exam? If you are, you'll want to…

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Top 10 Things You Need in Medical School

It’s crazy to think that I finished my first year of medical school last year.…

Tania Kay

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Vision Still Applies to Physicians Today

This year, January 15 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a day set aside to…

Deborah Chiaravalloti

Can You Answer these 5 Pathology MOC Exam Practice Questions?

Gearing up for the Pathology MOC Exam? Refresh your skills by taking Pathology MOC exam…

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Surgeons and Purchasing Decisions: Their Power is Increasing

Surgeons’ influence in hospital purchasing decisions is increasing and that may be a good thing…

Deborah Chiaravalloti