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Contemporary Challenges in Medical Education

Contemporary Challenges in Medical Education: From Theory to Practice

Published: Jan 14th, 2019

Contemporary Challenges in Medical Education: From Theory to Practice will be available June 2019. This publication is a great resource for educators and students entering the practice of clinical medicine. Contributors include Zareen Zaidi, […]

Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention – A Review of Modifiable Risk Factors and the Role of Dietary Supplements by Dr.’s Kallas and Alois

Published: Jan 7th, 2019

Alzheimer’s disease is a prevalent age-related medical problem world-wide for which there is no cure. Over the past few decades, researchers have identified 14 potentially modifiable risk factors for this […]

Dr. Zaidi publishes chapter on Workplace Assessment in Third Edition of “Understanding Medical Education: Evidence, Theory, and Practice”

Published: Jan 7th, 2019

Understanding Medical Education: Evidence, Theory, and Practice, Third Edition Provides a comprehensive and authoritative resource summarizing the theoretical and academic bases to modern medical education practice Meets the needs of […]

Commentary: Paradigms, Axiology, and Praxeology in Medical Education Research

Published: Nov 5th, 2018

This supplement includes 11 research papers accepted by the 2018 Research in Medical Education Committee. In this Commentary, the authors draw the attention of medical educators and researchers to questions […]

Case of Serotonin Syndrome Initially Presenting as Diffuse Body Pain

Published: Oct 16th, 2018

BACKGROUND: Serotonin syndrome is a common yet potentially life-threatening condition caused by increased serotonergic activity, usually from serotonergic pharmaceutical agents. Primary features of serotonin syndrome include mental status changes, autonomic […]

Team-Based Learning Activities for First-Year Medical Students: Perception of the Learners

Published: Sep 14th, 2018

Team-Based Learning Activities for First-Year Medical Students: Perception of the Learners Objectives: Team-based learning (TBL) is an active learning strategy that is used increasingly in medical education to promote critical […]

Harm Reduction and the Drug Overdose Crisis: Evidence and Advocacy Opportunities

Published: Sep 10th, 2018

2018 SGIMForum – read the full article here J Frank, MD, MPH; A Fox, MD, MS; A Chatterjee, MD, MPH; D Goede, MD; A Gordon, MD, MPH; J Starrels, MD, […]

Not all kidney disease in patients with diabetes is diabetic nephropathy

Published: Jul 17th, 2018

Case Report Summary: A 63-year-old man with a history of diabetes mellitus type 2 diagnosed ~ 30 years ago associated with non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy, hypertension, chronic kidney disease stage 3 and congestive heart […]

Lung Adenocarcinoma Presenting as Worsening of Chronic Neck Pain—A Cautionary Tale

Published: Jul 17th, 2018

Case Report Summary: Neck pain is a common musculoskeletal problem that up to 70% of the world population will experience at some point in their lives. Intramedullary spinal cord metastasis […]

Medication Cost Savings in Inpatient Oncology Using an Integrative Medicine Model

Published: Jul 17th, 2018

Case Report Summary: A growing body of research exists on the impact of integrative therapies such as massage, yoga, and meditation/relaxation on symptom management, costs, and patient satisfaction in both […]