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10 Financial Tips Medical Students Should Not Overlook

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Any expense that is not contributing to the achievement of these goals should be stripped off your “budget” and realigned to your medical education fund!

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Why Talking about Money is Taboo among Physicians

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[dropcap1]D[/dropcap1]octors talk about medical stuff many ordinary people will cringe and consider foul. Stuff like STD’s or bloody eviscerations get discussed lengthily without them missing a bite of their breakfast. When discussion shifts to money matters however,  you’d hardly get discussions beyond few sentences. Here are the top  reasons why:[check_list] Doctors don’t want to be heard…

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Orthopedics six years after residency training, what now?

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I just came back from an orthopedic fellow’s convention and the Ruby Anniversary (40th) celebration of my former orthopedic training institution. Aside from the maxed out celebration with former (tor)mentors and alumni, I got one serious question unanswered afterwards- What now? Seeing the glorious past of an iconic institution, and sensing the current status of a…

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Do we need a law that protect healthcare providers if they disclose or confess medical errors?

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Central to correcting medical errors is accepting one first, if it did happen. Improvement in healthcare delivery will only happen if we learn from our mistakes and make concrete, active steps to rectify it. This is what we actually do during mortality and morbidity conference- analyze medical events and cases to help improve delivery of healthcare services. The health care…

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