I’m baaaack….

Having just finished my ICU rotation, the last official clinical rotation of my fourth year, it feels a bit strange to be out of the hospital again.  Something that doesn’t change, however, is the amount of time I’ll spend behind

I’m baaaack….

Having just finished my ICU rotation, the last official clinical rotation of my fourth year, it feels a bit strange to be out of the hospital again.  Something that doesn’t change, however, is the amount of time I’ll spend behind

AMSA Keynote – Digital Medicine and the New Medical Education

Hi everyone, Here are some highlights and references from my keynote at the 2015 American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Convention. How much do you agree with this statement? My medical school is teaching me the skills to become a competent

AMSA Keynote – Digital Medicine and the New Medical Education

Hi everyone, Here are some highlights and references from my keynote at the 2015 American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Convention. How much do you agree with this statement? My medical school is teaching me the skills to become a competent

Mobile Technology Etiquette (MTE) Checklist

The MTE Checklist is a list of 15 self-assessment questions to help you better integrate mobile technology into your patient encounters: The questions cover three important phases during the patient encounter – Preparation, Presentation, and Conclusion This checklist is applicable for

Mobile Technology Etiquette (MTE) Checklist

The MTE Checklist is a list of 15 self-assessment questions to help you better integrate mobile technology into your patient encounters: The questions cover three important phases during the patient encounter – Preparation, Presentation, and Conclusion This checklist is applicable for

Online Education Student Retention- Should We Apply to Med Schools?

At UC Irvine, we like to think we are on the more tech savvy end of medical education. We were the first medical school to obtain iPads for our students, fully loaded with course books on it. We utilize these

Online Education Student Retention- Should We Apply to Med Schools?

At UC Irvine, we like to think we are on the more tech savvy end of medical education. We were the first medical school to obtain iPads for our students, fully loaded with course books on it. We utilize these

Secure text messaging app: HipaaChat

HipaaChat is yet another app that can be used for text messaging between portable devices and also contains security measures that comply with HIPAA regulations. This app is middle-of-the-road in terms of functionality. Convenient features included in the free version: Security:

Secure text messaging app: HipaaChat

HipaaChat is yet another app that can be used for text messaging between portable devices and also contains security measures that comply with HIPAA regulations. This app is middle-of-the-road in terms of functionality. Convenient features included in the free version: Security:

Secure text messaging app: TigerText

TigerText is an app that can be used for text messaging between portable devices and, importantly, contains security measures that comply with HIPAA regulations. Convenient features included in the free version: Security: 256-bit encryption with optional PIN lock. Check receipt of

Secure text messaging app: TigerText

TigerText is an app that can be used for text messaging between portable devices and, importantly, contains security measures that comply with HIPAA regulations. Convenient features included in the free version: Security: 256-bit encryption with optional PIN lock. Check receipt of

New ‘flight simulator’ technology gives neurosurgeons peek inside brain before surgery

Much like pilots-in-training that practice with “flight simulators” before landing any actual planes — a new, FDA-approved technology has been developed to allow neurosurgeons to practice complex surgeries before they cut into their patients. They create a realistic, customizable 3D simulation

New ‘flight simulator’ technology gives neurosurgeons peek inside brain before surgery

Much like pilots-in-training that practice with “flight simulators” before landing any actual planes — a new, FDA-approved technology has been developed to allow neurosurgeons to practice complex surgeries before they cut into their patients. They create a realistic, customizable 3D simulation