Category: Medical Specialties

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Interview with a Pathologist: “I’ve Performed More Than 1,000 Autopsies”

Interview with a Pathologist: “I’ve Performed More Than 1,000 Autopsies”

As the weather cools, the pumpkins and skeletons emerge from their storage boxes, death becomes a regular topic of discussion. But we wanted to learn [...]
What are Plague Doctor Masks?

What are Plague Doctor Masks?

As you search for the perfect spooky Halloween costume, you might come across a plague doctor mask or two. These beaked masks are a popular access [...]
Tips to Pass the Emergency Medicine Shelf Exam

Tips to Pass the Emergency Medicine Shelf Exam

The Emergency Medicine Shelf Exam, also known as the Emergency Medicine Advanced Clinical exam, is designed to evaluate your performance at the en [...]
Auto Brewery Syndrome: Drunk Without a Drink

Auto Brewery Syndrome: Drunk Without a Drink

If you are a beer lover, you're likely always seeking out the best new brews to quench your thirst for barley and hops. But for those living with [...]
Interview with a Pathologist with More than 40 Years of Experience

Interview with a Pathologist with More than 40 Years of Experience

We're celebrating International Pathology Day by sharing this interview with board-certified Pathologist, Dr. Charu Subramony. Dr. Subramony has bee [...]
How to Discuss Palliative Care and Hospice with Patients 

How to Discuss Palliative Care and Hospice with Patients 

Discussions about end of life are some of the most difficult to hold with a patient and his or her family. Some clinicians report that they never [...]
6 Geriatric Medicine Board Review Questions to Try

6 Geriatric Medicine Board Review Questions to Try

Think you’re ready for the Geriatric Medicine Certification Exam? Try your hand at six Geriatric Medicine board review questions from the BoardVit [...]
Try Answering These 6 Family Medicine Sample Questions

Try Answering These 6 Family Medicine Sample Questions

Before you know it, the ABFM Family Medicine Certification Exams will be right around the corner. We want to give you the biggest advantage by off [...]
7 Famous People You Never Knew Were Doctors and Nurses

7 Famous People You Never Knew Were Doctors and Nurses

If the daily grind has you dreaming of leaving medicine to pursue a different career, let's just say you wouldn't be the first. Honestly, who know [...]
How My MD Landed Me in a Job Related to Video Games

How My MD Landed Me in a Job Related to Video Games

The title makes it sound much more glamorous than it is, but it is interesting. I’m a child psychiatrist who treats children, teens, and adults wi [...]
More Pediatricians Are Dismissing Patients Who Refuse to Vaccinate

More Pediatricians Are Dismissing Patients Who Refuse to Vaccinate

  The anti-vaccination movement was born of one report in the British journal, The Lancet, in 1998 by Dr. Andrew Wakefield (this has since [...]
The Origins of Common Medical Terminology and Acronyms

The Origins of Common Medical Terminology and Acronyms

Healthcare is full of acronyms and terminology, from STAT and b.i.d, to “attending” physicians and coccyx. The words roll off our collective tongu [...]
5 FREE Infectious Disease Board Review Questions

5 FREE Infectious Disease Board Review Questions

Are you ready for the ABIM Infectious Disease Certification Exam? Test your knowledge with five highly rated Infectious Disease board review quest [...]
6 FREE Hospice and Palliative Medicine Board Exam Questions

6 FREE Hospice and Palliative Medicine Board Exam Questions

  Are you ready for the ABIM or AOA Hospice & Palliative Medicine Certification Exam? Test your knowledge with six Hospice & Palli [...]
Try These FREE Rheumatology Board Review Questions

Try These FREE Rheumatology Board Review Questions

After years of tackling medical school, USMLE exams, residency, and maybe even fellowship, you’ve almost reached your goal of becoming a board-cer [...]
Traveling with Medication: How to Avoid Possible Jail Time

Traveling with Medication: How to Avoid Possible Jail Time

You pack for a long anticipated vacation. Your toiletry bag contains your toothbrush, comb, shaving gear, makeup, Vicks for your chest congestion, [...]
How the Role of the Health Science Librarian Has Changed

How the Role of the Health Science Librarian Has Changed

The role of Health Science Librarian is now a combination of up to date content management, overall procurement, and technical infrastructure mana [...]
Free Hospital Medicine MOC Board Review Questions

Free Hospital Medicine MOC Board Review Questions

Are you ready for your Hospital Medicine MOC Board Exam? We’re sure you are, but we wanted to offer a little extra help as you spend your time pre [...]
Football, The Superbowl, & Concussions: What You Need to Know

Football, The Superbowl, & Concussions: What You Need to Know

Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta is nearly here. While the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams are preparing for the biggest game of the year, you [...]
Pharmacists: Do You Know Your Rights to Refuse?

Pharmacists: Do You Know Your Rights to Refuse?

This past summer, two incidents shined a harsh light on pharmacists who refused to fill prescriptions on moral grounds. Although they had very dif [...]
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