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Medical Students Devote Free Time To Online Magazine

Jun 9, 2014
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In-Training, an magazine run by medical students, fosters the development of future medical journalists and is devoted to creating well-rounded physicians. Joe Ladowski, a student at the Indiana University School of Medicine, and Ajay Major, a student at the Albany Medical College, edit the online publication. 

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Katy Kreider, a fourth-year medical student at the Indiana University School of Medicine, discusses her experience interviewing for residency programs across the country. Kreider reminisces about the wonderful patients she has had the experience of treating in the past and why she’s looking forward to her residency in family practice. According to Kreider, a smile is the most important thing to bring to an interview.

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Currently there are 110 student-run free medical clinics operated by 49 U.S. medical schools. These clinics provide the homeless and indigent population with medical care, while also providing training for the medical students who run them. Field reporter Scott Goldberg takes Sound Medicine behind the scenes of a student-run medical clinic in Chicago and exposes the problems facing the facility and clinics all over the country.

You might that the more you know about how medicine works, the less likely you are to be a hypochondriac. Yet medical students are some of the most intense hypochondriacs around. Why? Jeremy Shere and Barron Lerner, M.D., explain this troubling trend.

Sound Medicine: July 21, 2013

Jul 21, 2013

The “Sound Medicine” program for July 21

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