Archive for the ‘Med Thoughts’ Category

Maya Angelou on the essence of medical training

May 28, 2014

 

Maya Angelou may have not intended to but she touched on the essence of medical training.  Rest in peace.

 

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Uterus #selfie? Now you can!

April 26, 2014

 

You ever want to kick it with your uterus?  Chill with your spleen?  Give your heart some dap?  Well, here’s your chance.  Enjoy!

Let the selfies begin.

http://iheartguts.com/about-your-guts/

 

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Dream. Remember. Work. Give Back. Inspire.

March 2, 2014

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Dream endlessly.

Remember those that came before you.

Work tirelessly to achieve.

Give back to your community.

Inspire future generations.

-Premed of Color

Study break! Former President Bush on OBGYN. Doh!

January 31, 2014

This classic never gets old.  Need a break.. let Former President Bush Amuse you.

What.. You didn’t have enough Bush classic quotes?  Here are some more.

http://youtu.be/tlcE3HVRlRs

Start small and dream big!

January 29, 2014

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Dead Man Walking- Perscective on uninsured- JAMA

November 14, 2013

The Affordable Care Act aims to provide insurance to millions of Americans that have otherwise deferred care.  For many, it is too late.  Some are dead men walking.

Check out this free JAMA article with real world and real patient perspectives.

What can a game app that decimates humanity with a plague teach us? -article

November 14, 2013

Public health concepts, such as herd immunity, don’t resonate well with gamers. Add many more deadly options, then a game can tun viral.

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Seeking plan to health on the Rosebud Indian Reservation- article

November 6, 2013

Many of us travel internationally to try to make an impact in underserved communities.  From Haiti to Somalia, many of us volunteer to try to make things better in third world nations.   Little do you know that in your back yard so many communities in need still exist.  There are still third world communities in the U.S.

Check out the link below to check out this great article.  Also check out the CDC website celebrating American Indian/Alaska Native Heritage Month.

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8 Films Medical Students Should See- Happy Halloween

October 31, 2013

This Top 8 Films Medical Students Should See list was made in 2007, so it’s not up to date.  These films are still relevant and I would keep them on my list.  I would add Momento, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, and Outbreak to my list.

 

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Which films would you add?

 

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Since it is Halloween, here is something for you horror film fans.  Check out The Human Centipede.  It’s touted as the only medically possible horror flick.  This is a page from the crazy doctor’s note book.

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Of Fact, Fiction and Cheney’s Defibrillator- article

October 31, 2013

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