How Reliable Are Doximity’s Residency Rankings?

Fourth year medical students, you probably starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Come this spring, you will get the title of “doctor” that you’ve been dreaming about for years. Finally – all of your hard work...

This Haunting Account of First Moments in Blindness Will Make You Rethink Your Perspective on Life and Love

It’s good habit every now and then to take some time to reevaluate our perspectives on the world around us. This short documentary is a dramatization of the audio diary by theologian John Hull, whose journey into blindness...

A Flu for Who? An Influ-Venn-Za Diagram

The sun starts to set earlier, the wind picks up, the temperatures drop, and the lecture hall echoes with a symphony of sneezes and coughs… it’s flu season.   To guide you through every doctor’s favorite...

15 Helpful Hints for New Residents

I was a general surgery residency program director for 24 years. I’ve seen them come and go. Here is some advice for those of you who are beginning residency training.   1. Never be afraid to say “I don’t...

The Rare Rarity of a Ravenous Condition

Dear Sam, First of all, let me start by answering the question in your last letter. I am not well or unwell, just different. I am in a state of mind and body so rare that it is inconceivable for the everyday human being. I was...

Doctors Make Mistakes; Can We Talk About That?

The stress can get to anyone. The overwhelming feeling that you must see the next, more pressing patient. A mistake, an overlook, is inevitably made. But does that make you a bad doctor? In this TEDTalk Dr. Brian Goldman talks...

NEW: Doximity Residency Rankings

Doximity, the social network for physicians, has recently launched Residency Navigator, a new online tool that evaluates and ranks medical and surgical residency programs. Through a peer nomination process (view methodology),...

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