Sam Blackbird, a third year medical student at McMaster University has decided to live the entirety of his daily life maintaining sterile technique. This change in his lifestyle came after he broke sterility during his first time in the OR.
Bethesda, MD – It seems burnout is just about the number 1 issue on everyone’s work-life agenda these days. Our jobs, especially in healthcare, become life-consuming, and at times it’s difficult to keep perspective. At White Coat Weekly, we care about you. That’s why we’ve put together this list of our top 5, extremely useful, foolproof ways to reduce burnout.
“Wellness” is a big buzzword in the medical community right now. In order to better understand how medical students are able to achieve wellness in their busy lives, I spoke with eight 3rd year medical students about their personal wellness routines within the four main “wellness” areas: financial, physical, social, and emotional.
New York, NY – In a joyous and momentous taping of his show today, Dr.Oz confirmed that he is in fact from the future and was sent as a gift to humanity from our future selves. This information shouldn’t be surprising, since the man who gave us the knowledge that stuffing ourselves with raisins will whiten our teeth couldn’t possibly be from our time. His genius is other-worldly, and now we know why.
Boulder, CO – Scientists and medical professionals from the University of Boulder completed a groundbreaking, 10-year long study earlier this week. Among their findings, released at a recent gastroenterology conference, they concluded that 90% of IBS cases and up to 61% of global greenhouse gases are directly related to Taco Bell consumption.
Cockeysville, MD – Throckmorton sign has long been used as a joke in the field of radiology and refers to the phenomenon when the penis ‘points’ to the same side as the patient’s pathology, such as a broken bone, on an imaging study. To local citizen Peter Johnson, however, the sign is anything but a joke.