Category: Medical News

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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 [...]
Pay Equality in Healthcare?

Pay Equality in Healthcare?

“Pay equality” in healthcare is an oxymoron - in reality, there is no such thing. There are widely varying pay ranges according to position, gende [...]
How Much Do Residents Really Earn?

How Much Do Residents Really Earn?

Have you noticed a gap in residents pay? It varies based on specialty, year in study, and gender. Medscape’s annual wage survey is perhaps the largest [...]
The Physicians’ Guide to Social Media

The Physicians’ Guide to Social Media

Social media is part of our lives. In fact, it’s so deeply woven into our daily existence that it can be difficult to determine where we end and our [...]
Malpractice: What Will Get You Sued

Malpractice: What Will Get You Sued

Congratulations, you are a practicing physician! Get ready to be sued. We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but before you finish your medical ca [...]
How Can Medical Schools Address Student Depression & Suicide?

How Can Medical Schools Address Student Depression & Suicide?

The rate of medical student depression in the US is 15-30% higher than that of the general population. The suicide rate among male physicians is 7 [...]
How Many Medical Students Struggle With Depression?

How Many Medical Students Struggle With Depression?

Medical students have 15-30% higher rates of depression than the general population and yet only 15-20% of those who suffer seek formal help. Are [...]
Why Colleagues Aren’t Choosing Primary Care

Why Colleagues Aren’t Choosing Primary Care

Have you noticed that a large percent of your classmates aren't choosing to specialize in primary care? According to The Match, only 44% of Family [...]
How to Plan for Retirement

How to Plan for Retirement

In the long list of things you want to do now that you are out of medical school, worrying about retirement may be the very last item. However, if [...]
The Doctor’s Essential Guide to Insurance

The Doctor’s Essential Guide to Insurance

It’s safe to say that physicians don’t like risk. Evidence-based medicine strives to eliminate it. Physician practices are built to anticipate and [...]
August BOGO Sale: Buy One Month, Get One Free

August BOGO Sale: Buy One Month, Get One Free

August, September and October are littered with Medical Board and MOC exams. Are you ready for yours? To help you prepare for these upcoming ex [...]
How to Adjust to Actually Earning Money

How to Adjust to Actually Earning Money

For the first time since you can remember you have money. For years you have been watching your friends get established in their careers, buying c [...]
A Memorial Day Poem By A Doctor Who Served in Iraq

A Memorial Day Poem By A Doctor Who Served in Iraq

Memorial Day 2006 Poem from BoardVitals on Vimeo. A poem by Dr. Sam Mehta, an Emergency Physician for the United States Army's account on an unfo [...]
How to Address the Ongoing Battle with Opioid Abuse

How to Address the Ongoing Battle with Opioid Abuse

Even as physicians work to prescribe opioids in an effective, educated manner- the river of past, unabated opioid prescribing will continue to cou [...]
BoardVitals Announces #GiveVax Initiative to Combat Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

BoardVitals Announces #GiveVax Initiative to Combat Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Press Release BoardVitals Partners With Vaccine Ambassadors to Donate One Vaccine For Every Product Sold For Immediate Release New [...]
Healing Communities One Vaccine at a Time

Healing Communities One Vaccine at a Time

“If Everyone Helps To Hold Up The Sky, Then One Person Does Not Become Tired” - Askhari Johnson Hodari After exploring several different discipline [...]
Are Doctors Addicted to Prescribing Opioids?

Are Doctors Addicted to Prescribing Opioids?

Addiction to opioids is a national epidemic, yet public discourse does not recognize that it is a multi-faceted problem. On the one hand, up to 1 [...]
The Zebra Files: Adult T-Cell Leukemia-Lymphoma During Pregnancy

The Zebra Files: Adult T-Cell Leukemia-Lymphoma During Pregnancy

Each week we present to you a rare medical case that defies common diagnosis and procedure. Welcome to The Zebra Files. Adult T- [...]
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