Medical education and the forensic pathologist

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What Is the Bystander Effect?

If you suffer a heart attack in a crowd, you would be less likely to get help than if there were only one or two people around you.

Heart Attacks

To Err Is Homicide? Why We Should All Support Dr. Bawa-Garba

The tragic and outrageous case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba in the UK should be a galvanizing call to action for EVERYONE in healthcare.<p>Watch the full …


#ActiveLearning is when learners “perform meaningful #learning activities & think about what they’re doing.” #BrainBlast #MedEd #education

Population Health: Crash Course Sociology #43


The Structure & Cost of US Health Care: Crash Course Sociology #44


The unwritten contract: the moral and ethical obligations of doctors

To say that the case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba has sent a collective shiver down the spines of doctors working in the NHS would be an understatement. …

Radiation Therapy

Illness Scripts Overview

Illness Scripts Overview


The Big Idea Behind Big Data

In the Spring of 2009, the H1N1/09 virus — dubbed "swine flu" — made the jump from pigs to people and began claiming its first victims.<p>Fearing the beginning of a global swine flu pandemic, terrified health officials began planning for the worst. Shutting down the world's major airports became the …

Andy Warhol

Linked: How Everything Is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life

A cocktail party. A terrorist cell. Ancient bacteria. An international conglomerate. All are networks, and all are a part of a surprising scientific …

Race and Social Class Bias Among Surgical Clinicians

Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, customize your interests, and more<p>Yes! Alert me when new content is …

Medical Journals

Human brain is predisposed to negative stereotypes, new study suggests

Brain responds more strongly to information about unfavourably portrayed groups, offering clues as to how prejudice emerges and spreads, research shows<p>The human brain is predisposed to learn negative stereotypes, according to research that offers clues as to how prejudice emerges and spreads …

Genomics in Medical Specialties

Hear from Dr James Ware, Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London and Consultant Cardiologist at Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, …


Investing in the use of a checklist during differential diagnoses consideration: what's the trade-off? - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>A key challenge clinicians face when considering differential diagnoses is whether the patient data have been adequately collected. …


A portable mnemonic to facilitate checking for cognitive errors

Abstract<p>Background<p>Although a clinician may have the intention of carrying out strategies to reduce cognitive errors, this intention may not be …


Clinical decision-making: heuristics and cognitive biases for the ophthalmologist.

2018 Jan - Feb;63(1):119-124. doi: 10.1016/j.survophthal.2017.08.007. Epub 2017 Aug 30.<p>1Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Dalhousie …

Critical Thinking

Cognitive Ability and Vulnerability to Fake News

“Fake news” is Donald Trump’s favorite catchphrase. Since the election, it has appeared in some 180 tweets by the President, decrying everything from …


Lucy Hanington: Is a doctor convicted of gross negligence manslaughter always an unsafe doctor?

<i>Is a doctor convicted of gross negligence manslaughter always an unsafe doctor? Who should decide—the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service, or the</i> …

Medical Journals

Health & Medicine: Crash Course Sociology #42


Anatomy Practical Classes


Effective Anatomy Revision


David Oliver: Should NHS doctors work in unsafe conditions?

The case of Hadiza Bawa-Garba—the paediatrics registrar convicted of gross negligence manslaughter when Jack Adcock, an acutely septic, learning …

Medical Journals

Doctors are not scientists

Sign in<p>Log in using your username and password<p>BMA members<br>• Sign in via institution<br>• Sign in via OpenAthens<p>Personal subscribers sign in here:<p>Username …

Medical Journals

Richard Smith: “Diagnose, treat, and cure” is largely dead

I don’t suppose that the people who taught me at medical school thought that they were promoting particular mental models. They were trying (and …

3D Anatomy Series

<b>3D</b> ANATOMY SERIES <b>3D</b> ANATOMY SERIES Human <b>Anatomy</b> Reproductions with an extra dimension Changing the Future of Medical Education

Medical Education

Why successful people often feel like frauds

Posted on October 27, 2017 by<p>When your abstract gets accepted for that prestigious conference you feel great – for a moment – and then you realise …

3D Printed Anatomy Series by Monash University and Erler Zimmer comes to AnatomyStuff

AnatomyStuff is proud to announce that the groundbreaking 3D printed anatomy series by Erler-Zimmer, the German anatomy model manufacturer and Monash …

3D Printing

300 Single Best Answers In Clinical Medicine

This book is a question book that offers single best answers (Sba) to 300 questions related to topics in general medicine. In order to further …

320 Single Best Answer Questions For Final Year Medical Students

This book will appeal to candidates appearing for Final MB examinations in the UK and international students preparing for finals; but also has …