By Ravish Amin
Katzung & Trevor’s Pharmacology High Yield Review app for iPhone has 748 unique questions and 600 flashcards reviewing pharmacology terms and high yield concepts.
By Vamsi K. Kancherla
Match week has arrived and the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has kicked it off with “Black Monday.” If you don’t match, you’ll need to make some important decisions. Let’s take a look at the reasons you may not have matched and what you need to do now and over the next year to prepare for the 2013 match.
I enjoy developing web applications using the content management systems (CMS) Drupal and WordPress. Both CMS applications provide scalable architecture on the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, PHP, MySQL) and are maintained by a tremendous network of developers contributing to enhancing web development.
The last decade has seen a dramatic increase in competition for residency positions. Interestingly, there has been a 56% increase in unmatched applicants and a 54% decrease in unfilled positions. This trend has unfortunately led to a very competitive “Scramble,” which statistically fills the majority of the remaining positions within 48 hours of starting Match Week.
The Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT) sponsors an annual national competition designed to encourage the development of creative technological innovations with the potential to catalyze and support the improved delivery of medical care. Students from accredited engineering programs submitted ideas for fever differential diagnostic tools, cloud technology for monitoring health failure, a POC allergy diagnostics instrument, and rapid pathogen/microbial testing products.
This is a brief how-to intended for HPSP scholars. The following is not applicable to you if you are a civilian. I’m in the army, and this is probably most relevant to you if you are too. Although the branches are increasingly working together to promote medical education, there are some variations, and I do not pretend to know the details of how the navy and air force systems work. The fundamentals should be the same, however.