3 Tips on How to Write Progress Notes
Dec 7, 2018 by Osmosis Team
How to Write a Progress Note
As a health professional, it is important to know how to write a progress note. These progress notes are also known as SOAP notes. Why soap? Well, if you’ve written a progress note before, you know that SOAP is a useful shorthand for remembering the four com... Continue reading
My Step 1 Experience, Dr. George Koshy
Jun 24, 2017 by Osmosis Team
Studying for USMLE Step 1 has been one of the most satisfying periods of my life.
I started my preparation on May 31st, 2016. I had all the required study material but no specific plan to move ahead. I was in a time-crunch, and I needed a solution. Two weeks after attempting to memorize... Continue reading
Bypassing The Limitations of Cancer Research In Humans
Jun 24, 2017 by Osmosis Team
Cancer is one of the toughest enemies of human health. We've spent billions of dollars across several decades trying to conquer it, yet there are still many forms of cancer that remain unbeatable.
One of the fundamental problems in cancer research is finding an effective way to test... Continue reading
Avoiding Errors In Patient Care
Jun 1, 2017 by Thasin Jaigirdar
When someone is admitted to the hospital, he or she is in a position of great vulnerability. Patients are counting on their caregivers to do things correctly and provide the best possible outcome for their injury, illness, or condition.
Yet we live in a time of great stress in all aspec... Continue reading
Leaders in Medical Education: Ms. Mona Signer, President and CEO of the National Resident Matching Program
Jan 23, 2017 by Thasin Jaigirdar
Mona M. Signer is President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Resident Matching Program, an organization that since 1952 has matched medical students to United States graduate medical education programs. Ms. Signer joined the NRMP in 2002, became Executive Director in 2005, and in 2015... Continue reading
Leaders in Medical Education: Leaders in Medical Education - Dr. Graham McMahon, President of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
Jan 5, 2017 by Thasin Jaigirdar
Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®), which leverages the power of education to drive quality in the medical profession and in healthcare. The ACCME accredits continuing medical education (CME... Continue reading
Osmosis Wishes You a Happy 2017!
Dec 30, 2016 by Osmosis Team
We hope that 2016 wrapped up smoothly for you and that you are looking forward to 2017. As is our tradition, we want to take an opportunity to wish you a happy new year as well as share some of the highlights of 2016 and what we are excited about in 2017.
Highlights of 2016... Continue reading
Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Stephen C. Shannon, President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM)
Dec 19, 2016 by Osmosis Team
Dr. Stephen C. Shannon serves as the President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM), which represents the 33 accredited colleges of osteopathic medicine (COMs) in the United States. He has previously served as Dean of University of New England’s College... Continue reading
Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. David Blumenthal, President of The Commonwealth Fund
Dec 19, 2016 by Thasin Jaigirdar
Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Lee Goldman, Dean of the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University
Nov 6, 2016 by Osmosis Team
Lee Goldman, MD, MPH, is the Harold and Margaret Hatch Professor, Executive Vice President and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine, and Chief Executive of Columbia University Medical Center. He serves as Dean of the College of Physicians and Surgeons and also is administratively... Continue reading