Month: February 2015

Ambassador of the Month: Jan Hansel

This month’s student ambassador of the month is Jan Hansel, a final year medical student at the...


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

 Dr. Marissa Camilon completed medical school at the USC Keck School of Medicine and is currently...


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

  This pediatric patient presented with symptoms of a fever, upper respiratory tract infection...


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

Some images on Figure 1 are so compelling that we want to know more details on presentation,...


Why Herd Immunity Matters: A Fully Immunized Child Contracts Measles

According to numbers released last week by the CDC, there have now been 150 cases of Measles...


Image of the Week: Severe Frostbite

  This is the first of four images showing the progression of frostbite over a 96-hour period....


Health Leaders Series: Interview with Steven Lin, B.Dent., on Dentistry and Technology

Dr. Steven Lin is a dentist with a background in biology, nutrition, and exercise. He hopes to help...


Radiological Images that Make the Invisible Visible - Part 1

This is the first in a two-part series highlighting the radiology images that have been chosen as...


Image of the Week: Alarmingly Low Platelet Count

  This patient presented with an eruption of petechia, caused by thrombocytopenia....


Figure 1 is Now Available in India

We are pleased to announce that Figure 1 is now available in India. India has 800,000 physicians,...


Two Interesting Prosthetic Organ Medical Images from Figure 1

Prosthetic organs have helped millions of people recover from illness and live longer, more...


AmeriCares Medical Outreach Program

Nearly 2 billion people worldwide do not have access to the medicine they need to stay healthy....


Image of the Week: Why Are these Lesions Bright Blue?

These growths developed over a period of 8 months subsequent to the


Health Leaders Series: Interview with Steven Tucker, M.D., on Medicine in Asia, Technology, and Oncology

  Dr. Steven Tucker is an American physician living in and practicing medicine in Singapore....