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The Freakonomics of Bad Medicine

Freakonomics Radio is an award-winning weekly podcast with Stephen J. Dubner and Steve Levitt. The radio hosts base this podcast on their best-selling 2009 book, Freakonomics. The book is a fascinating look into the economic consequences and incentives of everything around us.

Listen to this highly recommended broadcast of their Bad Medicine series . . . → Read More: The Freakonomics of Bad Medicine

Staying Healthy in Medical School

I exercise. I am a runner, hiker, dog walker and enjoy the great outdoors. I also work. And the good news is, I like what I do. The bad news is I used to get so lost in my work that I found myself sitting for hours. That was until I read a column by . . . → Read More: Staying Healthy in Medical School

How to Identify a Questionable OA Journal

We are at a crossroads in scholarly communications. The scholarly journal as we know it is possibly an outmoded format. We are no longer reliant on the mail to deliver print copies of discrete issues to be housed in libraries or in academics’ offices. Most academic libraries don’t purchase print journals anymore. Articles are . . . → Read More: How to Identify a Questionable OA Journal

This week is National Suicide Prevention Week…

but the whole month of September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  Did you know that suicide is the second-leading cause of death for residents—and the leading cause for male residents according to a July 2017 paper in Academic Medicine. Be sure to talk to a health care professional if you experience any of the . . . → Read More: This week is National Suicide Prevention Week…

Embase Training on September 19, 2017

Don’t Lose Out. Your Research Needs Embase. On Tuesday, September 19, 2017 an Elsevier Training Professional will be in the Health Sciences Library to teach the basics of searching and using Embase. 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. HSL Room 109 Light refreshments will be served RSVP Here

Why do you need Embase?  From 1947 to . . . → Read More: Embase Training on September 19, 2017