Should Medical Board Exams Allow for Cellphones During Test-Taking Sessions!
Medical Information versus Medical Knowledge We should not mistake medical information for medical knowledge! The bubble of multibillion dollar medical test-prep industry that has ambiently permeated the entire medical board-related activities appears to favor substitution of bits of information over knowledge. I do, however, firmly believe that the top two most prestigious medical exam producers of […]
Western Philosophy and the Art of Medical Board Exam Preparation!
The impact of Plato and Aristotle is felt more than ever on the current COMLEX and USMLE examinations. In the world of information technology, wherein everyone feels that they know it all, the art that distinguishes physicians from others was already alluded to almost 2500 years ago! Plato praised knowledge, and Aristotle, the ability to classify and […]
Telemedicine: Revolutionizing Healthcare Delivery
Stay Connected to Your Health Anytime and Anywhere The Future of Healthcare Delivery Introduction Telemedicine is transforming the healthcare industry, providing patients with increased accessibility, improved convenience, and reduced costs. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of telemedicine, making it a permanent aspect of the healthcare landscape. In this article, we will explore the […]
Weight Loss Pills
The New Age of New Year’s Resolution! January of 2023 may be remembered as the month that an overwhelming number of people requested weight-control pills from their doctors. The leading impetus for this phenomenon appears to have been fueled by several Hollywood celebrities who have acknowledged the use of Ozempic as their trendy weight loss remedy. In this […]
COVID-19, Air Travel, and Australian Open
What is the fair proof of immunity against COVID virus for air travelers? How should we accommodate the needs of anti-vaxxers in our world? COVID-related immunological concepts made easy for everyone! Mini Review of Diagnostic and Serological COVID Tests Novak Djokovic, the Serbian tennis player, was unknown to me until the COVID-19 controversy made him […]
The First Osteopathic Medical Board Prep Program!
When did it all begin? Who started it all? At the beginning there was only one human medicine, the allopathic…until Andrew Still, the father of osteopathic medicine came along, and as result American medical practice progressively became next to none! It took another 100 years thereafter for the first osteopathic medical board preparation program to […]
The Neanderthal Man Inside Me!
For thousands of years, we have been thriving to instill safety, security, comfort, and predictability in our lives. We did all we could to make our shelters cozier, and our accessibility to food, water, and air, much easier. I can imagine how frequently my very own prehistoric predecessor had to confront fight and fright situations at every […]
NMR Predictions for Upcoming USMLE and COMLEX Examinations!
What are the major topics and concepts that will heavily affect your performance on 2021 -2022 exams? Public health, pandemic epidemiology, biostatistics, immunology, and vaccinology will be the dominant flavors of the upcoming medical board examinations! How can you gear up against new generations of USMLE and COMLEX examinations? The answer is a no-brainer! You […]