Category: Medical News

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Earth Day: Why the March for Science Matters in Medicine

Earth Day: Why the March for Science Matters in Medicine

Regardless of our personal politics, as physicians and scientists, we can all agree that research and the pursuit of advanced science benefit mank ...
The Many Faces Behind the #GiveVax Initiative

The Many Faces Behind the #GiveVax Initiative

It's hard to believe that it's been a year since BoardVitals partnered with Vaccine Ambassadors to kick off our first philanthropic initiative: #G ...
Medical Marijuana: Current Status and CME Requirements

Medical Marijuana: Current Status and CME Requirements

There has been much cheering about the fact that medical marijuana is now being legalized, but where do we really stand? The answer is that it all ...
The Frequent Roadblocks, Detours & Cost Overruns Caused by EHRs

The Frequent Roadblocks, Detours & Cost Overruns Caused by EHRs

The technology that was initially designed to help physicians and improve patient care is now an enormous burden to those same physicians and may ...
10 Extraordinary Doctors of Color and Their Profound Contributions to Medicine

10 Extraordinary Doctors of Color and Their Profound Contributions to Medicine

As we celebrate Doctors' Day 2017, it’s time for a story of firsts. We have written about the seminal developments of physicians in the 19th centu ...
Great Physicians of the 19th Century and Why You Still Use Their Discoveries

Great Physicians of the 19th Century and Why You Still Use Their Discoveries

In honor of Doctors' Day, we would like to remember the great physicians who paved the way for modern medicine. This is no small task, given the n ...
World Tuberculosis Day: Together We Unite to End TB

World Tuberculosis Day: Together We Unite to End TB

Tuberculosis (TB) can be a serious infectious bacterial disease that mainly affects your lungs and is spread through the air from one person to an ...
16 Doctor Jokes to Make You Chuckle on Doctors’ Day

16 Doctor Jokes to Make You Chuckle on Doctors’ Day

March is the time when we celebrate Doctor’s Day-- and what better way to do that than with a few good jokes? Some are great one-liners, some help you ...
Drug Recalls: What Pharmacists Need to Know

Drug Recalls: What Pharmacists Need to Know

While thankfully drug recalls don’t happen as often as vehicle recalls do, there are still plenty of medications that get pulled from the market due t ...
Mobile Health Units: Delivering Care Where It’s Needed Most

Mobile Health Units: Delivering Care Where It’s Needed Most

Currently, about 2,000 mobile health units serve approximately 6.5 million patients across the U.S. each year. These mobile clinics bring a wide r ...
BoardVitals Partners With MedCram: Now Access Video Questions With Explanations

BoardVitals Partners With MedCram: Now Access Video Questions With Explanations

BoardVitals is excited to announce that we've partnered with MedCram to bring you something new. We pride ourselves on bringing you the most up-to ...
Can You Diagnose These 3 Oncology Cases? #WorldCancerDay

Can You Diagnose These 3 Oncology Cases? #WorldCancerDay

It's rare nowadays to meet someone who hasn't been directly affected by cancer in one way or another. It's a huge part of our culture, news, and w ...
What Are Your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions?

What Are Your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions?

As 2016 comes to a close, and we embark on 2017, everyone starts thinking about their 2017 resolutions. What are some things you're planning to focus ...
Healthcare Professionals’ Tell All: The Hangover Guide

Healthcare Professionals’ Tell All: The Hangover Guide

'It was for a good cause.' Ringing in the new year is a fun time to gather with your loved ones and say goodbye to last year and hello to a season ...
To Receive or Not to Receive, That is the Question with Patient Gifts

To Receive or Not to Receive, That is the Question with Patient Gifts

Ah, the holidays - the season of giving. It’s the time of year when patients want to express their gratitude for your care with gifts that may ran ...
What Are Doctors and Nurses Most Thankful For In 2016?

What Are Doctors and Nurses Most Thankful For In 2016?

As 2016 comes to a close, it is easy to see all the things that have been difficult, trying or disappointing. Thanksgiving is a time to focus on t ...
Is Physician Burnout Really A Problem?

Is Physician Burnout Really A Problem?

Feeling powerless, unimportant and useless? Angry and hopeless? Crippled with cynicism and detachment? Full of pessimism and isolation? These are ...
6 Creepy Medical Cases That Will Make Your Skin Crawl

6 Creepy Medical Cases That Will Make Your Skin Crawl

The nights are getting darker earlier. The moon is full and leaves a chill in the air. Creepy music and movies are playing on repeat and what are you ...
Mammograms: How to Talk to Your Patients

Mammograms: How to Talk to Your Patients

If you think that your responsibility as a physician is simply to encourage women to have mammograms, read up- things have changed. Given the rece ...
Top Factors To Land the Residency You Want

Top Factors To Land the Residency You Want

Did you know that when it comes to landing the residency you want, your interpersonal and communication skills matter just as much as your academi ...
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