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Medical Residency

The Generation Y Physician

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

We can only hope that the "giants" of medicine -- once young pioneers themselves in the face of change -- will be kind to us young physicians as we continue to define our unique identity in the face the a seemingly telescopic transformation of the field of medicine.

Declining Care From Physicians-in-Training: The Resident's Dilemma

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

If all patients had the same resolution to bypass care from physicians-in-training, how are newly-minted doctors able to sufficiently train in clinical medicine?

Dare to Be 100: MLK and Me

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 03.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Dr. King's birthday recalls the happiest year of my life, 1958 to 1959, when I was 28 years old. My family and I were in New Orleans where I began my ...

Breaking It Down: Medical Internship

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

Although a vague and often confusing title to those outside of the medical field, the position of medical intern is a vital bridge from those just completing medical school to becoming well on one's way to independently practicing medicine.

Jillian Berman

Here's Why Your Doctor Typically Ignores You

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.18.2013 | Business

The phone rang at 2 a.m. A patient was sick with a sinus infection and heading to the emergency room. The doctor hung up the phone and let loose a str...

From a Young Doctor: A Tribute to Nurses

Leana Wen, M.D. | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Leana Wen, M.D.

As we celebrate this year's Nurses Week, I am reminded of the Hippocrates saying that the goal of medicine is "to cure sometimes, to relieve often, to comfort always." This, too, I learn through daily example from the amazing nurses I work with.

Proselytizing Health While Living Off Pizza and Stress: The Resident's Hypocrisy

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

Despite the difficulties of staying hale and hearty during the busiest few years of a physician's career, medical residents not only have a personal responsibility for their well-being but also an obligation to their patients to engage in the same healthy behaviors that they recommend.

Day 1 of Residency: Go

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 08.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

As this is the season for spanking-new physician trainees to flood hospitals around the U.S., I decided to chronicle my own very first 24 hours as a doctor so the reader can get a better insight into this annual event.

John Celock

Anti-Abortion Bill Jeopardizes Medical Education Program

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

Kansas lawmakers are rushing to save the state's OBGYN medical residency program, which is threatened by the state's sweeping anti-abortion bill. ...