Internal Medicine

Are Internal Medicine Board Questions Relevant to Medical Practice?

On June 13, 2017, a study to determine the relevance of internal medicine board questions was published by JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association. The study, entitled “Comparison of Content on the American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification Examination With Conditions Seen in...
| July 13th, 2017| Internal Medicine| 3 Comments|

Should Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Take Aspirin to Prevent Stroke and Coronary Events?

What is the role of aspirin in primary prevention — preventing the first cardiovascular event in our patients? This has been an area of changing recommendations leading to considerable uncertainty among practitioners. Aspirin is an effective antiplatelet agent that acts by inhibiting cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1) which leads to...
| June 22nd, 2017| Family Medicine| 6 Comments|

APDIM Conference Q&A with Education Editor Dr. Ole-Petter Riksfjord Hamnvik

Academic Internal Medicine Week 2017 (held from March 19–20 in Baltimore) brought together educators from all over the world. Faculty and staff in departments of internal medicine at medical schools and teaching hospitals came to share insights and learn from one another, and to discuss thorny issues...
| March 24th, 2017| Internal Medicine| 0 Comments|

Match Day 2017: The Right Residency Program for You

It’s Match Day 2017 — good luck today! We hope you read and followed our advice from August (in the blog post below) and are matched to the best program for you. It’s an emotional time, and you’re likely to remember your Match Day for the rest...
| March 17th, 2017| Internal Medicine| 0 Comments|

Announcing 50 New Case-Based Questions in NEJM Knowledge+ Internal Medicine Board Review

At NEJM Knowledge+, we’re committed to ensuring that our products cover the breadth of knowledge that clinicians need for both clinical practice and board exam preparation. NEJM Knowledge+ Internal Medicine Board Review already contains more than 1600 case-based questions on the most relevant and important topics in...
| October 13th, 2016| Internal Medicine| 2 Comments|