Coding for all or coding for some?

In 2012, then NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Twitter that his new year resolution was to learn to code. His public announcement led to a programmer telling everyone to “please don’t learn to code“. I don’t know what coding knowledge Bloomberg actually acquired or how he has used it since, but whatever programming class … Continue reading


10 essential apps for clinical years of medical school

1. UpToDate: The UpToDate website is a phenomenal resource for medical students, residents, and attendings (even those sticklers for “primary sources”). It is amazing for getting an overview of pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic tests, management for just about every condition under the sun. It lives up to its name and contains updated literature and practice … Continue reading


Getting cancer wrong indeed

Flipping through Newsweek’s cover story about “Solving Cancer”, my heart skipped a beat when I saw a math equation. It was not the bogus (x + y = -c) equation that they used in their cover art, that I cheekily used for this post’s art too. It was this guy: This was highly unusual! I … Continue reading

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