Uncertain paths in medicine lead us to success
- May 17, 2018
As the month of May begins, this can only mean one thing for pre-PA students, another CASPA application cycle is upon us. As I continue to help...
Peripheral Neuropathy Workup (numbness and tingling)
- May 15, 2018
My feet are tingling with excitement to talk about today’s topic.I most commonly see this issue in patients with poorly controlled chronic diabetes,...
Pertussis (whooping cough): A Clinical Review
- May 10, 2018
Pertussis, or widely known in communities as whooping cough, is a very contagious and transmissible disease that impacts millions around the globe...
How to Deliver Bad News as a Clinician
- May 07, 2018
Sometimes it comes when I least expect it, other times it is when I most suspect it. Regardless, the visceral reaction is always the same. I open a CT...
Getting pimped during clinical rotations
- Apr 25, 2018
The act of “pimping” is very common for medical and PA students participating in rotations. Pimping is an age old term used to describe when a...
Managing Your Patients with Hyperlipidemia
- Mar 21, 2018
Hypercholesterolemia is one of the most commonly encountered diagnoses in outpatient family medicine. It would be impossible to pick a day on my...