This week’s Grand Rounds is up at Health 3.0 Blog on Tumblr. Check it out here. One of my posts has gone into this week’s round up. The next edition is due to go up on Dr. Rich’s blog, The Covert Rationing Blog. Check out his call for posts here. In other news, I have had severe problems with the ISP and hence have not … Continue reading Grand Rounds on Health 3.0 Blog
Alright, with all the hate and fear and negative stuff going around for the last few days, I decided to can it. Come on folks, let’s move on already and let peace reign. And with that let me provide, for your entertainment, the Anesthetists’ Hymn, a parody of “Total Eclipse of the Heart” – a song which a lot of people like. Anyways, this one … Continue reading Anesthetists’ Hymn
Here is what Wikipedia defines the Streisand effect as: The Streisand effect is a primarily online phenomenon in which an attempt to hide or remove a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing the information more widely. It is named after American entertainer Barbra Streisand, whose attempt in 2003 to suppress photographs of her residence inadvertently generated further publicity. Anyways, remember the issue … Continue reading Rhett Daniels, @EpiRen and The Streisand Effect: A Blog Round-up
I have not been able to spend much time online of late owing to a multitude of reasons, but when I came back online today, I was hit squarely by this: Epiren is not just a tweep I follow, but one of the most prolific bloggers around. LizDitz has outlined a detailed summary of the events leading up to this fiasco. Apparently, he also slandered … Continue reading After ImpactEDnurse, @Epiren’s Turn To Go: Pitfalls of #HCSM
Rant Alert: The post below comes from a MCQ-mauled, beleaguered medical student who is suffering an early mid-life crisis. So switch off your brain cells before you commence reading! If you are the type whose sensibilities are easily hurt, turn back. You have been warned…
Bit of news from today’s newspaper.
From January 1, 2012, there will be a new set of rules outlining the time between attempts for USMLE. The ECFMG Reporter outlines the present rules which shall be applicable for examinees taking the tests before that date: – For the computer-based examinations (Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3), you may take the examination no more than four times within a 12-month period. … Continue reading USMLE: New Rules for Time Between Attempts
My first submission to the Grand Rounds, Vol 7, No. 47 has been accepted. It was hosted over at Dr. Edward Pullen’s blog. While I keep wondering why everyone mis-spells my name, I do not take an issue with respect to Dr. P because he has taken the trouble of giving a face to me in his post. Here is his impression of me: Surely, … Continue reading I’m on Grand Rounds!