Category: Medical Specialties

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5 Free INBDE Sample Questions to Brush Up Your Dental Knowledge

5 Free INBDE Sample Questions to Brush Up Your Dental Knowledge

If you're preparing for your INBDE exam, you might find yourself stressing over memorizing every detail from your INBDE study material. After all, [...]
4 Anesthesiology MOCA Sample Questions for You to Try

4 Anesthesiology MOCA Sample Questions for You to Try

Working on completing your Anesthesiology MOCA Minute® questions? Breeze through those MOCA Minute® questions every calendar quarter by taking MOC [...]
Medical Training in the Time of Coronavirus

Medical Training in the Time of Coronavirus

The world has changed. COVID-19 has disrupted every aspect of normalcy worldwide. Medical training during coronavirus has not been spared either. [...]
ABEM Qualifying Exam Test-Taking Strategies

ABEM Qualifying Exam Test-Taking Strategies

If you're pursuing a career in Emergency Medicine, you are already no stranger to the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and the many exa [...]
Prescribing Food as Medicine to Treat Patients

Prescribing Food as Medicine to Treat Patients

We all know that eating nutritious foods is one important part of living a healthy life. While “let food be thy medicine” is a quote often misattr [...]
CME Requirements for MDs, PAs, and NPs

CME Requirements for MDs, PAs, and NPs

There is no doubt that maintaining certification can be complicated and different practitioners must meet different CME requirements. Whether you [...]
Scope of Practice: Physicians and Advanced Level Practitioners

Scope of Practice: Physicians and Advanced Level Practitioners

The standing definition of “scope of practice” is “the activities that an individual healthcare practitioner is permitted to perform within a spec [...]
What is Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (Broken Heart Syndrome)?

What is Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (Broken Heart Syndrome)?

Because it’s the month that houses Valentine's Day, it is obviously the most appropriate month to share information about takotsubo cardiomyopathy [...]
6 Free ABFAS Foot Surgery Questions

6 Free ABFAS Foot Surgery Questions

The American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) Part 1 and Part 2 Foot Surgery exams are fast approaching. Time is running out to make sure [...]
Think You Can Answer These 6 Psychiatry Board Exam Questions?

Think You Can Answer These 6 Psychiatry Board Exam Questions?

Beginning in 2016, the only pathway to board certification through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) is the computer-administe [...]
Earning CME Requirements: Different Types of CME Credits

Earning CME Requirements: Different Types of CME Credits

The American Medical Association (AMA) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) assigns CME credit in different categories as highlighted be [...]
What is a Physician Assistant’s Scope of Practice?

What is a Physician Assistant’s Scope of Practice?

As the United States population continues to increase and Baby Boomers continue to age, a growing need has developed in healthcare. With fewer phy [...]
What Healthcare Providers Should Know About the Opioid Epidemic

What Healthcare Providers Should Know About the Opioid Epidemic

From 1999 to 2017, more than 700,000 people have died from a drug overdose. Around 68% of those deaths in 2017 involved an opioid like heroin or i [...]

5 Tips to Aid Your Internal Medicine Board Review

The Internal Medicine Board Exam can be fairly difficult for first-time test takers. In 2018, the First-Time Taker Pass Rate for the ABIM Internal Med [...]
Why Do We Need Opioid CME Courses?

Why Do We Need Opioid CME Courses?

It’s no secret that the opioid epidemic has been growing exponentially in America since the drug’s introduction during World War I. Between an initial [...]
How Physicians Can Help Stop the Opioid Epidemic

How Physicians Can Help Stop the Opioid Epidemic

In the US, 130 people die every day from opioids alone. Since 1999, the country has seen three separate waves of opioid overdose deaths that have kill [...]
Your Guide to Fellowship Interviews

Your Guide to Fellowship Interviews

As I wrap up my final year as an internal medicine resident, I’ve looked ahead to the next steps in my career – fellowship. For the past month, I [...]
Identifying Common Psychiatric Disorders in Children

Identifying Common Psychiatric Disorders in Children

Mental health disorders in childhood often get overlooked. As doctors, we like to reconcile issues quickly, without seeing the bigger and sometime [...]
Pain Management & Opioid CME Requirements by State

Pain Management & Opioid CME Requirements by State

Each state’s medical licensing board has its own set of requirements for medical professionals to maintain their state medical licenses; some stat [...]
Talking to Patients About Opioid Addiction

Talking to Patients About Opioid Addiction

The opioid crisis has affected thousands of individuals in the United States. Due to increasing rates of opioid addiction, it is more important th [...]
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