The medical community is abuzz after the MRI of a 54 year-old Ontario man, Wade Lafreniere’s, right shoulder was reported as “normal”. To date, it is the first documented case of a normal shoulder MRI in a patient over the age of 30. Radiology was unable to list any pathology to rule out and clinical correlation was not recommended.
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.
Cleveland, Ohio – When young Wade Williams started medical school he knew it would be expensive. He didn’t have time to work during school and hadn’t saved anything previously, so he took out loans for both tuition and living expenses. He did not, however, expect to owe more than the entire United States when he finished. Williams owes nearly 23 trillion dollars.
Ancient Greece – What was previously thought to be the world record for longest medical student patient presentation has been absolutely decimated. This week, a medical student from 400 BCE was discovered inside of a tomb mindlessly rambling off lab values for The Four Humors, caught in an apparent loop.
Philadelphia, PA – For years the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) has released USMLE Step 1 board scores via e-mail a few weeks after the test. Today, however, an announcement revealed that this will be changing. In an effort to make the process more transparent, medical students will now present to a USMLE-certified tattoo parlor to have their results tattooed on their forehead.