Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Douglas Larsen, Medical Education Researcher at Washington University in St. Louis

Dr. Douglas Larsen, a clinical pediatric neurologist and well-known medical education researcher at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Larsen is one of the pioneers of applying test-enhanced learning to medical education and is very involved in the education of medical students and residents. He spoke to us about his background in medicine & education … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Douglas Larsen, Medical Education Researcher at Washington University in St. Louis”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Lois Nora, President of the American Board of Medical Specialties

Dr. Lois Margaret Nora is President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). ABMS is a not-for-profit organization that supports its 24 medical specialty Member Boards in developing and implementing educational and professional standards to certify physician specialists and encourage lifelong learning and assessment. Through these efforts, ABMS helps ensure … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Lois Nora, President of the American Board of Medical Specialties”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Kasonde Bowa, Founding Dean of the Copperbelt University School of Medicine in Ndola

Through our partnership with the Consortium of New Southern African Medical Schools (CONSAMs), Osmosis has had the opportunity to get in touch with leaders of member schools. Our first profile is with Dr. Kasonde Bowa, the Founding Dean of the Copperbelt University School of Medicine in Ndola, Zambia. Dr. Bowa has worked for 21 years … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Kasonde Bowa, Founding Dean of the Copperbelt University School of Medicine in Ndola”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Shantanu Nundy, The Human Diagnosis Project

Dr. Nundy’s career spans public health, academia, and technology. Previously, he founded a medical clinic in rural India and served as a consultant to the World Health Organization (WHO). Dr. Nundy has conducted research at Harvard Medical School, Johns Hopkins, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and published peer-reviewed articles in Health … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Shantanu Nundy, The Human Diagnosis Project”

Leaders in Medical Education – Dr. Ross Donaldson, Creator and Editor-in-Chief of WikEM

Ross Donaldson serves as editor in chief of WikiEM (www.wikem.org), the world’s largest emergency medicine open-source reference resource. He is also the Director of the Emergency Medicine Global Health Program at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and holds appointments in the UCLA Schools of Medicine and Public Health, serving as in the departments of Emergency Medicine … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education – Dr. Ross Donaldson, Creator and Editor-in-Chief of WikEM”

Osmosis Contributor Spotlight – Sean Wyman, DO Candidate at Western University of Health Sciences

Sean Wyman is a third year DO Candidate at Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. He received his Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from University of California, Riverside and his Masters of Science in Medical Sciences from Western University of Health Sciences Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences. He sits on the … Continue reading “Osmosis Contributor Spotlight – Sean Wyman, DO Candidate at Western University of Health Sciences”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Maya Hammoud, Lead Editor of uWISE

Dr. Maya Hammoud is a professor of OB/GYN at University of Michigan’s Medical School. She is a fellow of the American Colleges of OB/GYN and serves as on the Board of Directors of the Association of Professors of OBGYN. She received her Medical Degree from University of Michigan Medical School and completed her residency at … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Maya Hammoud, Lead Editor of uWISE”

Leaders in Nursing Education – Dr. Linda Sarna, Acting Dean at UCLA School of Nursing

Dr. Linda Sarna currently serves as the interim dean of UCLA’s School of Nursing. She is widely recognized for her work involving tobacco. She has authored over 200 peer-reviewed articles, books, chapters, and other publications throughout her career. She has received her Bacherlor’s and Master’s in Nursing from UCLA and her doctorate from UC San … Continue reading “Leaders in Nursing Education – Dr. Linda Sarna, Acting Dean at UCLA School of Nursing”

Osmosis Contributor Spotlight – Vi Montessoro, Medical Student at the National Autonomous University of Mexico

Viridiana Pérez-Montessoro is a fifth year medical student at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), she has done her clinical practices at the National Institute of Health Sciences and Nutrition “Salvador Zubiran”. Right now she is doing her internship, and she finds in Osmosis an excellent way to study when she is short of … Continue reading “Osmosis Contributor Spotlight – Vi Montessoro, Medical Student at the National Autonomous University of Mexico”

Leaders in Nursing Education – Dr. Anita Hufft, Dean of Nursing at Texas Woman’s University College of Nursing

Dr. Anita Hufft serves as dean of Texas Woman’s University’s College of Nursing, where she had recieved her Ph.D in nursing. She has previously served as dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences for Valdosta State University. Dr. Hufft recieved her bachelors in nursing from University of Maryland and her master’s in nursing … Continue reading “Leaders in Nursing Education – Dr. Anita Hufft, Dean of Nursing at Texas Woman’s University College of Nursing”