Hot in CHEST: September 2017

Each month, my co-editor Deep Ramachandran and I select the hottest articles to blog about from that issue of CHEST.  This month it's my turn! Enjoy! A Medical Student Perspective on Physician-Assisted Suicide Physician-assisted suicide is legal in five states in the U.S. Although advocates praise the autonomy of these laws, increasingly some physicians are pushing back against … Continue reading Hot in CHEST: September 2017

Gamification of Medical Education: Choose Your Own Medventure

More and more healthcare practitioners are turning to social media for their medical education. Fellows are learning ultrasound from Snapchat, nurses are learning how to insert NG tubes from watching YouTube, and learners are learning pathophysiology from blogs and podcasts. To reach this audience with credible and reliable content, it is important for medical educators … Continue reading Gamification of Medical Education: Choose Your Own Medventure