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Neuralink Update: Musk's Test on a Pig

Sep 10, 2020

If you recall in a previous blog, we discussed Elon Musk’s latest venture, Neuralink. A quick recap. Neuralink is a San Francisco, CA based neurotechnology company founded by Musk in 2016. Neuralink’s primary goal is to combine humans and technology in phases. The first phase of this...

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The Stryker Corporation

Sep 02, 2020

Dr. Homer Stryker was an orthopedic surgeon that went on to invent many innovative medical technologies that lead to the founding of Stryker Corporation. Homer was born in Michigan in 1894. After graduating undergrad from Western Michigan University, he became a schoolteacher in the upper...

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The Largest Spinal Patent Portfolio in the World

Aug 27, 2020

Gary K. Michelson is a world-renowned orthopaedic surgeon, medical innovator, and philanthropist. The self-made billionaire is best known of revolutionizing the spinal surgery industry. Born on January 14, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Michelson was one of four sons. Michelson and his...

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How Do I Study from Home Productively?

Aug 13, 2020

There are a number of students that studied from home in the pre-COVID days, but for me this has always been a very challenging task.

Do I have any laundry I need to do?

That blanket is not folded perfectly.

What snacks do I have?

I’ve always wanted to organize my clothes by color.

Well, I...

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Having the Brains to Honor Your Neurology Clerkship

Jul 23, 2020

 

As many medical schools introduce neurology as a clerkship into the third year, many medical students wonder how to perform well on this rotation. Between the myriad of drugs, lesions, the neurologic exam, and neuroimaging, neurology can be a daunting clerkship for medical students. If you...

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How to Crush your Surgical Rotations

Jul 17, 2020

So you think you can surgerize? Well this guide contains the essential tips needed to succeed on any surgical rotation whether it be general surgery, plastic surgery, or ophthalmology. As you already may know, if you want to match into a competitive surgical specialty it is essential to honor...

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Belly of the Beast: A Guide to Honoring the Internal Medicine Clerkship

Jul 09, 2020

Every year medical students around the country go through the Internal Medicine clerkship as part of their medical school’s required third year curriculum. Some students view it as a necessary evil, while others eagerly look forward to learning the essence of medicine. Regardless of where...

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Revolutionizing the Patient Experience

Jul 02, 2020

While medical procedures and treatments are often on the cutting edge of technology, the patient experience can sometimes feel like a blast from the past. Hospitals have historically taken longer to adopt modern business practices such as online appointment scheduling, online payment, and online...

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How Do Hospitals Pay the Bills?

Jun 25, 2020

Most of you reading this today will work in a hospital at some point in your life if you have not already. Individuals join the medical workforce for a number of reasons including but not limited to inspiration from role models, a desire to help others, personal experiences at a hospital and like...

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Examples of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Medicine

Jun 18, 2020

The progression of technology has affected every industry and healthcare is no exception. Doctors will always heavily rely on their years of studying, training, and work experience to diagnose and treat illness, but revolutionary technology has made their job easier and often improves the results...

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