Introducing the Osmosis Summer 2014 Interns

Ever since we moved to Philadelphia Osmosis has benefited from the work of a team of talented and motivated interns who come from the local universities. This summer we are pleased to introduce our ne

Jun 7, 2014 by Osmosis Team

Leaders in Medical Education

Editor-in-Chief of Academic Medicine, Dr. David Sklar

Academic Medicine is the flagship publication of the Association of American Medical Colleges, and for good reason. Each month it is filled with commentaries, research reports, and other articles rela

Jun 5, 2014 by Osmosis Team

Leaders in Medical Education

Dr. Patrick Alguire, Senior Vice President of Medical Education at the American College of Physicians

With more than 137,000 members, the American College of Physicians is the largest medical-specialty organization and second largest physician group in the United States. They are well known for their

May 28, 2014 by Osmosis Team

Another Step Toward Open Health Education

This post was originally published on The Health Care Blog by Shiv Gaglani, Ryan Haynes, and Dr. Michael Painter. Earlier this month Shiv and Ryan published a piece in the Annals of Internal Medici

May 18, 2014 by Osmosis Team

Osmosis Wins Milken-Penn GSE Education Competition

May has been a great month for the Osmosis team. We announced our grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as well as our paper in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The good news continues today.

May 15, 2014 by Osmosis Team

Leaders in Medical Education

Dr. Peter Katsufrakis of the National Board of Medical Examiners

We first met Dr. Peter Katsufrakis at the AAMC annual meeting in Philadelphia and have had the pleasure to interact with him a few times since then (it helps that our office in Philadelphia's Univ

May 9, 2014 by Osmosis Team

Publication: What Can Medical Education Learn from Facebook and Netflix?

Osmosis has deep roots in scientific research. Our CTO, Ryan, has a PhD in neuroscience, and our CEO, Shiv, wrote a book on the importance of research. Both have a number of peer-reviewed publications

May 6, 2014 by Osmosis Team

Leaders in Medical Education

Chair of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), Dr. Jon V Thomas

Most medical students are familiar with the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) because of the USMLE Step 1 examination, but they may not be aware of another critical governing body in medicine

May 1, 2014 by Osmosis Team

Leaders in Medical Education

Grey's Anatomy Medical Advisor & Neurosurgeon, Dr. Allan Hamilton

After four months of scheduling we were incredibly fortunate to get an interview with the impressive Dr. Allan Hamilton, professor of neurosurgery at the University of Arizona and medical advisor to t

Apr 24, 2014 by Osmosis Team

Leaders in Medical Education

Interview with ZDoggMD, aka Dr. Zubin Damania of Turntable Health

Dr. Zubin Damania is perhaps best known for his hilarious and educational persona, “ZDoggMD.” As addictive as watching ZDoggMD videos is, it was his talk last year at TEDMED that moved us to reach out

Apr 17, 2014 by Osmosis Team