Studying Medicine in a Politically Unstable Country: An OMEF's Experience

Med school is tough in any environment, but in a country facing political crisis, the stress, difficulties, and even stakes become heightened. In this post, third-year medical student Malak Helal disc

Apr 30, 2021 by Malak Helal


Overcoming the Stress of First-Time Failure (A Perfectionist's Guide)

Have you ever had things not go the way you wanted even when you did every single thing you could to make it work? In today’s post, medical student Greta Bensi discusses how to overcome the feel

Apr 29, 2021 by Greta Bensi

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NCLEX® Question of the Day: Heparin Infusion Laboratory Findings

Today's NCLEX-RN® question of the day focuses on a patient a client receiving a heparin infusion.When evaluating the therapeutic response for a client receiving a heparin infusion, which laborato

Apr 28, 2021 by Osmosis Team


USMLE® Step 2 CK Question of the Day: Unilateral Headache With Photophobia

We're back with a USMLE® Step 2 CK Question of the Day! Today's case involves a young woman who is experiencing unilateral headaches with photophobia. Can you prescribe a medication to help her f

Apr 28, 2021 by Osmosis Team

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Tips From a Mom on Balancing Motherhood & Medical School

It’s hard enough being a mom. It’s hard enough being a medical student. How hard is it to be both at the same time? Some may say it’s impossible, but this post from mother, medical s

Apr 26, 2021 by Laura María Martinez Ramirez


Real Life & Medical School at the Same Time: Is It Really Possible?

Everyone faces challenges in life, but for medical school students, difficult times can feel especially detrimental, which comes with a lot of complex feelings. Read about how one DO student overcame

Apr 22, 2021 by Michelle Taylor

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OMM Question of the Day: Joint Muscle Energy

Happy National Osteopathic Medicine Week! Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, or OMM, is a medical practice involving the physical manipulation of bone, muscle, and tissue to improve patient outcomes.

Apr 21, 2021 by Osmosis Team


How to Practice Empathy as a Nurse (and Why You Should)

Empathy in nursing is more than just a nice skill to possess. It’s what clients seek from caregivers as the basis of good communication. Just like technology, empathy has a major role in safe cl

Apr 19, 2021 by Osmosis Team


With A Little Help From My Friends: The Importance of Social Support for Healthy Behaviors

While the pandemic has fragmented many of our social circles, there is great benefit in trying to put those pieces back together, as well as bring new circles of people together remotely! Today's blog

Apr 15, 2021 by Osmosis Team

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USMLE® Step 1 Question of the Day: Zenker's Diverticulum

Each week, Osmosis shares a USMLE® Step 1-style practice question to test your knowledge of medical topics. Today's case involves an 80-year-old man. He was hospitalized two weeks ago for pneumon

Apr 14, 2021 by Osmosis Team