Medical Training

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For many medical students, especially those without specific predetermined career paths, finding passion and purpose through medical education includes navigating through many maladaptive impulses that exist in the process of obtaining a medical degree. Continue reading
I wonder why time has not been spent training me and my colleagues on something that we may all have to deal with at some point during our professional lives -- a commercial airline medical emergency. Continue reading
Despite evidence-based medicine's role as an incredible advancement in the history of medical care and patient management, there remains many challenges that young clinicians must face when attempting to implement EBM into their respective practices. Continue reading
We've almost made it. Long gone are the purgatory stints of library study, slaving to solve esoteric problems relating... Continue reading
As patients and medical providers increasingly use online sources for information and support, Twitter offers a unique opportunity for young medical professionals like yourself to voice opinions and be heard in ways that otherwise would be challenging at such an early level of medical training. Continue reading
Tech-savvy. Attention-craving. Lazy, good-for-nothings. These are a few of the many traits that have been commonly bestowed upon those born around the last two decades of the 20th century. Commonly known as Generation Y, this demographical Continue reading →
If we've read evidence supporting our management decisions, let's own it by truly referring to the literature. But if we are only vaguely aware of research that supports a questioned decision, without first taking time to read the evidence and/or supporting editorials and guidelines, let us not sugarcoat our lack of due diligence. Continue reading
If all patients had the same resolution to bypass care from physicians-in-training, how are newly-minted doctors able to sufficiently train in clinical medicine? Continue reading
Although a vague and often confusing title to those outside of the medical field, the position of medical intern is a vital bridge from those just completing medical school to becoming well on one's way to independently practicing medicine. Continue reading
While I am the first to admit to having pursued past research in this mindset (perhaps too publicly), I know that I am not the last -- so much so that many readers within my field won't bat an eye when agreeing to have done this at some point in their medical careers. Continue reading
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Brian Secemsky, M.D.

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