Not just budding journalists; writer’s life offers lessons to medical students and residents too A rumble spread through the media world last Thursday when, just hours after moderating a panel for The New York Times, the veteran journalist David Carr …
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Hello everyone! My name is Nick Mephis. As the winner of the last Knowmedge challenge, I’ll be running the upcoming Facebook challenge and am pumped up to get started testing some High-Yield and key Internal Medicine concepts that YOU WILL …
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It’s not every day you get an email from the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) with the subject line: “We got it wrong. We’re sorry.” Yet, that’s precisely the email heading that greeted thousands of ABIM diplomats in their …
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Nephrolithiasis is one of the topics to master for the USMLE Step 3, ABIM, and other medical exams where Internal Medicine is a major focus. The following is an excerpt out of Cracking the USMLE Step 3. Four Types of …
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Last year, I felt like a rising star.  I started my chief year, applied to cardiology fellowship, and was ready to take the boards.  I felt great, studied hard and long and did MKSAP twice.  When I got that I …
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Knowmedge announces a new flashcards platform featuring over 4,000 high-yield flashcard questions for Internal Medicine   Knowmedge is thrilled to announce the launch of an Internal Medicine Flashcards, a brand new and exciting medical education platform. The Knowmedge Internal Medicine …
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Over the past year, we have been working diligently to develop an Internal Medicine Flashcards platform. Now with weeks left before the New Year, we can say confidently that the Flashcards platform is almost set to launch! Before we get …
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It wasn’t a Streptococcal infection; it wasn’t allergies; it wasn’t pollutant irritants. Nope, the cause of the President Barack Obama’s persistent sore throat was gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).   On Saturday, December 6, Obama underwent a laryngoscopic procedure to work …
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The American College of Physicians (ACP) hosted its 2014 Internal Medicine annual meeting in Orlando, Florida this past April. Dr Geraldine E. Menard, an associate professor of the Department of Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine, presented high-yield General …
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As we close out #NeuroWeek, let’s take a look at Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA), a diagnosis found within the neurology syllabus of the ABIM and USMLE Step 3 exams. According to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, TIA is defined …
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