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Health Leaders Series: Interview with Dr. Ranjana Srivastava on Communicating Effectively with Patients

March 17, 2015


Dr. Ranjana Srivastava is a medical oncologist and writer based in Melbourne at Monash Health, one of Australia’s largest public hospital ne… Read More

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Share your Practice Areas and Interests with the Community

March 16, 2015


We’ve made it easier to share your knowledge and experience on Figure 1. In your profile you can now add practice areas and interests… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Radiological Images that Make the Invisible Visible – Part 2

March 12, 2015


This is the second piece in a two-part series highlighting the radiology images that have been chosen as Images of the Week on Figure 1… Read More

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Psychological Impacts of Conflict in the Ukraine

March 12, 2015


When one thinks of conflict zones, the instinct is often to think of physical injuries sustained by civilians—but it is important to note th… Read More

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Image of the Week: What Caused this Pain and Paresthesia?

March 11, 2015


We’ve selected our image of the week. Following a total hip replacement, this 61 year-old patient developed heterotrophic ossification which… Read More

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Health Leaders Series: Interview with Larry Chu, MD, MS on Innovation in Medicine

March 8, 2015


Dr. Larry Chu is a practicing physician who runs the Anesthesia Informatics and Media (AIM) lab at Stanford University. He is an Associate P… Read More

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Figure 1 Picks: Top FOAMed Tweets this Week

March 6, 2015


Coinciding with the American Academy of Emergency Medicine meeting this week, we saw a particular focus on Emergency Medicine on Twitter. He… Read More

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Image of the Week: Ex Vivo Lung Profusion

March 4, 2015


This image provides a rare look into ex vivo lung perfusion (ELVP), an emergent therapy applied to donor lungs to improve organ quality prio… Read More

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Ambassador of the Month: Jan Hansel

February 27, 2015


This month’s student ambassador of the month is Jan Hansel, a final year medical student at the University of Maribor in Slovenia. Jan joine… Read More

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Health Leaders Series: Interview with Dr. Marissa Camilon on the American Resident Project, Technology, and Education

February 26, 2015


Dr. Marissa Camilon completed medical school at the USC Keck School of Medicine and is currently an emergency medicine resident at Los Angel… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Image of the Week: Can You Name this Skin Condition?

February 25, 2015


This pediatric patient presented with symptoms of a fever, upper respiratory tract infection and new erythematous targetoid lesions on the a… Read More

Medical Case Studies

Figure 1 Expanded Case: Deep Vein Thrombosis with Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement

February 24, 2015


Some images on Figure 1 are so compelling that we want to know more details on presentation, diagnosis, and treatment for an “Exp… Read More