The NDAA of 2017 and the future of Military Medicine

  Have you read the National Defense Authorization Act of 2017?  I hope not.  It is long, wordy and really boring.  Unfortunately in medicine we are accustom to boring text that doesn’t seem important at the time but then shows up on the final exam.  The text from Congress might seem mundane, but it has …

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High-Value, Low-Cost CV Bullets

“I am not lazy…I am efficient” I knew I wanted to be a doctor when I was in middle school but unfortunately I had other priorities take precedence once high school started (i.e. trying to be cool, playing sports, trying really hard to be cool, etc).  I was pretty smart but needed self-discipline to get …

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IS THE MILITARY RIGHT FOR ME 102

If you haven’t read ITMRFM101 then I encourage you to check it out to help you determine if becoming a Military Physician is right for you! Below I have crunched some numbers and created a table to compare a Military Physician who goes straight through in to a family practice residency with a colleague who …

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