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The hours spent waiting for my USMLE STEP1 score report have been the longest of my life.

Within the next two hours, I will refresh my email for the thousandth time to see the bright blue letters of an unread message. 47 more words

Medicine

Six.

Nurses and technicians suction to the walls as we pour from of our corner in a flurry of coffee, papers, pagers, and white coat tails. We stand outside patient rooms in a methodic ceremony of speedily reciting dates, numbers, and medications encompassing the person inside. 411 more words

Medicine

On Thriving - Part 2

Just a warning: this post is meaty and lengthy, more of an ‘article.’  But I hope you will find it worth the read.

It has been fascinating to discover how the unmanageable life I led while practicing traditional primary care was far from unique, and in fact echoed among providers of every ilk: family practice, internal medicine and pediatrics, extending beyond physicians to nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and even nurses in these fields.   3,067 more words

Health Care

Is There a Multi-dimensional Mathematical World Hidden in the Brain’s Computation?

“Algebraic Topology” can detect the Multi-dimensional neural network in our brain – by studying the Homology (同调) and co-Homology (上同调) with the help of Linear Algebra (multi-dim Matrix) & Computers. 43 more words

Modern Math

Sanitation. As in “Medicine saves lives”. (but not as you expect)

The value of sanitation at reducing child mortality in many low income countries has been substantially underestimated according to recent research.

A study by Prof Paul Hunter from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Dr Annette Prüss-Ustün from The World Health Organization concludes that vital health benefits of access to sanitation facilities such as latrines will only be seen once a certain level of coverage across a community is achieved. 253 more words

Medicine

On Thriving - Part 1

Nearly three years ago I started this blog as a journey I intended to take with my patients, plunging into the most passionate role for a physician I thought possible at the time by becoming a primary care doctor.  2,248 more words

Health Care

Is it the Dawning of the Age of AI in Medicine?

“The role of the radiologist will be obsolete in five years…there’s no reason a human should be doing .”

-Vinod Khosla, famed health tech venture capitalist… 428 more words

Digital Health