Year: 2018

Introducing Twenty Stories, the book van around town, by Neil Kondamuri

Don’t know what book to read next? Go to Twenty Stories. They love giving recommendations! Alexa Trembly and Emery Haskins are writers and they love talking to people. They’re the owners of Twenty Stories, that book van you’ve seen around town. Alexa and Emery want to get to know you and suggest a book that …

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“You Have a Good Heart” Anatomy Reflective Field Note by Heba Haleem

After the first day of anatomy lab, I called my dad. As an internal medicine physician who completed medical school in Pakistan and his residency in Chicago, my dad was a part of the diaspora of Pakistani physicians who moved to the US some twenty-five years ago. “Where were your cadavers from?” I asked the …

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8 Questions with Dr. Paul George, Associate Dean of Medical Education

Dr. George has been in Providence for a long time. He graduated from Brown University and Alpert Medical School before deciding to stick around for a family medicine residency at Brown too. These days, he can be found hanging around the Office of Medical Education, where he is responsible for the 2nd year Curriculum and …

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Recipe: Gingered Turkey Meatballs and Asian Veggies with Rice Noodles and Hot Chili Oil Vinaigrette

Ingredients 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce 1 tbsp black Chinese vinegar (Chinkiang vinegar) 1 tbsp Shaoxing cooking wine 2 tbsp Sesame oil 1 tbsp Hot chili oil/sauce (I used LaoGanMa but sriracha or any other chili oil works fine!) Ginger (3 tbsp grated) Garlic (2 tbsp grated) 1 lb ground turkey (thighs/dark meat) 1 …

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Getting to know Dr. Luba Dumenco, Assistant Dean of Medical Education

Dr. Luba Dumenco is a familiar face for first year students. She introduces each of the blocks with excessive highlights and pen illustrations, somehow manages to remember the names of all the students, and makes us feel like a superstar when she teaches histology or ultrasound. Unequivocally, she is at the center of our spiral …

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Carin Papendorp: My Undercover Mission to a Crisis Pregnancy Center

Please note that this is an Opinion piece, whose perspective does not necessarily represent the views of AMS or all AMS students. MURMUR welcomes all perspectives and publishes thoughtful Opinion pieces with medical perspectives written by AMS students.   Earlier this year, I received an email from a representative at NARAL (formerly known as the …

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Want Med Students to Be Better Doctors? Make Them Teach

When it comes to helping medical students understand the critical communication tools they need to connect with their patients, make students the teachers. The following is an excerpt from a piece published on Medscape by Amelia B. Warshaw. She is a proud member of the SexEd by Brown Med teaching team as well as the …

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