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Med Student Knows Krebs Cycle, Whoop-De-Doo

LAS VEGAS, NV - Not that Gomerblog or anyone else gives a sh*t, but second-year University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) medical student Karen Weaselsnout-Jones apparently knows the Krebs cycle inside and out.  Yeah....
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Learn the Lyrics to “Rudolph the Brown-Nosed Intern”

Are you ready to sing along to this Christmas classic?!  MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! Intro You know Thomas and Becky and Patrick and Vicki Connie and Colin and Steven and Ricky But do you recall The most annoying...
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Breaking: Nurse Successfully Resuscitates CPR Dummy Back to Human Life

NEW ORLEANS, LA - In some incredible news, critical care nurse Margie Casamento at Tulane Medical Center became the first health care practitioner to successful resuscitate a CPR dummy (or CPR manikin) back to human life....
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Breaking: Ativan is the Best Medicine, Laughter Falls to Sixth

BOSTON, MA - Is laughter the best medicine?  Not any more.  According to a new poll of physicians and other medical providers published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Ativan is the best medicine with laughter falling...
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Joint Commission Releases New Hunger Pain Scale

CHICAGO, IL - Gomerblog has just received word, in fact several words, that the Joint Commission will put forth a new hunger pain scale.  This comes as the Joint Commission acknowledges that hunger pain is...
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2016 Updated Laws of the House of God

If you haven't read The House of God yet and you are in medicine, stop reading our blog and go read it.  It really should be a prerequisite to medical school.  If you have...
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Medical Student Essays – Trying to Get Out of Military Service

I just want to help medical students who have taken an HPSP scholarship to write a better letter to military program directors as to why they are unable to come on active duty and...

Female Doctors Now Required to Show ID During Flight Emergencies

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Airlines announced that "all female physicians will need to show identification during an in-flight emergency."  They are coming off of their latest controversy where a flight attendant wouldn't believe a female African-American...
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ERAS Letter of Recommendation [And What We Really Think]

It's that time of year for ERAS applications and medical student recommendations.  Let GomerBlog break it down for you by reviewing a typical letter.  (Spoiler: It’s not good!) September 2016 RE: shit, what was her name? AAMC...

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