October 2016

Monthly Archive: October 2016

Oct 25 2016

Mentorship in Medicine, Zebras, and Holsteins: Q&A with Elaine Zackai

mentorshipA common adage in medical training goes, “When you hear hoofbeats, think horses (not zebras).” For most doctors in conventional practice, that means that exotic explanations are rarely right. The most prosaic diagnosis for a patient’s symptoms is usually the correct one.

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Oct 11 2016

CHOP, Penn Researchers Share Progress and Tips for Using mHealth Tools

mHealthThe digital world moves fast. When the digital realm in question is the use of mobile devices, social media, and related technologies in medical research (mHealth), it isn’t always easy for researchers who use these tools to keep pace.

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Oct 4 2016

How to Address Four Factors That Limit Gender Equality in Academic Medicine

After four years of often being the only female student in a class, entering a medical school felt like a gender nirvana. My medical school, like most, had equal numbers of men and women. But despite my initial impression of gender equity, I realized that there are still gender obstacles in medicine.

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