Musings in the life of an internist, cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist.
Friday, September 19, 2014
Case Study: What They Don't Teach You in EP Fellowship
These days, pacemakers and defibrillators are often interrogated via a home-monitoring system that uploads information contained in the imp...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Rebuttal: A Bit More on MOC Failure Rates
Recently, David H. Johnson, MD , Chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Board of Directors and Internal Medicine Chairman ...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
The Big Flail
After you've written on a blog for a long time, you begin to ask yourself why. Oh sure, there are the great opportunities for a single ...
Monday, September 08, 2014
Another MacGyver Moment in Pacemaker Implantation
Installing a permanent pacemaker or defibrillator has become commonplace event in cardiology these days. These devices implanted in a patie...
Friday, September 05, 2014
Cybernetics, the scientific study of control and communication in the animal and the machine, used to be the stuff of science fiction. To...
Friday, August 22, 2014
Where To Teach?
As I begin another year teaching EKG's to our new residents, I find I am increasingly asking myself "Where to teach?" I do n...
Friday, August 15, 2014
To the ABIM: What Real Life-long Learning Should Look Like
He left a little early to stop by the cath lab to see his patient before her procedure. Cordial "Hello's" and "Good morn...
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