Diagnosing why medical students look to US

Source: China Daily Members of the Shanghai USMLE Group at one of their gatherings yesterday. — Wang Rongjiang “Grey’s Anatomy,” the popular United States television series, is becoming a reality show for Shanghai medical students who want to become doctors in the US, but none will have the time watch it now. They are too[…]

When Med Students Get Medical Students’ Disease

Source: NY Times – Well Blog By BARRON H. LERNER, M.D. Each year hundreds of medical students think they have contracted the exact diseases they are studying. But they haven’t. “Medical students’ disease” refers to the phenomenon in which medical students notice something innocuous about their health and then attach to it exaggerated significance. It often[…]