Networking for IMGs

By Edison Cano A few years back, I thought the quest for a residency spot in the US was strictly dominated by scores and academic activities. While these are important, other aspects of increasing exposure to programs began to stand out. As in any career, I realized networking […]

USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21580

Check out today’s Step 2 CK Qmax Question Challenge. Know the answer? Post it in the comments below! Don’t forget to check back for an update with the correct answer and explanation (we’ll post it in the comments section below). A 3-year-old boy presents to the emergency department […]

Patch Adams’ Advice to Medical Students

By Luke Murray I was at a conference for premedical students a few months ago, and Patch Adams was there giving both the keynote speech along with several workshops. After the conference, 40 or so attendees gathered around him on the lawn, peppering him with questions. Finally, one […]

USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21569

Check out today’s Step 2 CK Qmax Question Challenge. Know the answer? Post it in the comments below! Don’t forget to check back for an update with the correct answer and explanation (we’ll post it in the comments section below). A 1-month-old girl presents to the emergency department […]

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As we transition the First Aid Team blog to bigger and better things, we need to inform you that our current system of daily digests as distributed by Feedburner will be discontinued by the end of this month. Our new daily digests will contain more information and present […]