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Entries by Brian Secemsky, M.D. from 07/2012

Are Online Medical Resources Making or Breaking the Next Generation of Physicians?

| Posted 07.05.2012 | Healthy Living

Online medical resources are certainly not the next fad in health care. They are likely to become a permanent fixture in the way we as doctors practice medicine.

Breaking It Down: The Newly Approved At-Home HIV Test

| Posted 07.12.2012 | Healthy Living

In the larger scale, the newly FDA-approved home HIV test will prove to be a worthy foot soldier in the battle against AIDS. But as in any war using a novel weapon, there will be individual tragedies along the way that will question its ethical utility.

A Guide to Becoming a Doctor in a Family of Doctors

| Posted 07.20.2012 | College

Listen. I know that you are in your junior year in college. I know that you are now in the throes of career-choice turmoil. I understand that the only council you have is the flock of physician family members sitting at the edge of their seats.

Health Care 101: Dealing With Your Difficult Patient

| Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living

A friendly reminder to those just starting out in their respective health care positions: Your patient demographic will not be solely be made up of sweet old grandmothers telling you how lovely you look in scrubs or a white coat.