Medicine Mondays

Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Let’s talk about “The Week Before the Match”. The Week Before the Match For some, you might be on a pretty difficult rotation and not even have time to think about the Match. However, for many of you, you will be on pretty relaxed rotation with lots of time off or perhaps you’re even on vacation this week. For you, this may be the longest week of your life […]

The Week Before the Match #illumedati #medtwitter #Match2019

Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Today I’m going to talk about a pretty simple concept: “Knowing What You Don’t Know”. Knowing What You Don’t Know? Yea, but before we go there, let’s look at a more basic and easy to understand concept which is: Knowing What You Know Knowing What You Know is simply having the knowledge about something and having the confidence to apply that knowledge. For a physician, some of it is […]

Knowing What You Don’t Know #illumedati #medtwitter

Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Today will be a short post about “Match Time Again?“. Match Time Again? For those who don’t know, the NRMP Match happens every year and around this time, all of the medical students are certifying their rank order lists. For this year, the rank order list certification deadline: February 20, 2019 Today is February 18, 2019. If you haven’t already certified your rank order list, please do so today. […]

Match Time Again? #illumedati #medtwitter

Hey everyone, today is just going to be a quick post about the “Case of the Mondays”. What’s the Case of the Mondays? It’s a quote from one of my favorite movies, Officespace: Technically “Monday” doesn’t have as much meaning to me since I am off every other Monday. In this context it’s more to just to voice my frustration over something that happened today (Monday). So basically, I woke up this morning, like any […]

Case of the Mondays #illumedati

Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. This is going to be a short post about the “Monkey on my Back“. Monkey on my Back? Yea. So basically, this last weekend was both Punahou Carnival weekend and New Year’s Festival weekend. As you can imagine, it was a pretty busy weekend for my wife and I. The kids had a lot of fun on the rides (even though it rained) on both Friday and Saturday. Then […]

Monkey on my Back #illumedati

Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays. Like I promised before, I’m going to talk about the Online Longitudinal Assessement (OLA) in regards to Maintenance of Certification (MOC) for Radiology. Online Longitudinal Assessment I’m not sure how much you may or may not know about the recent trend in Maintenance of Certification (MOC), but I’ll try to catch you up quickly. Previously, MOC was a process where physicians had to take a comprehensive test every 10 years […]

Online Longitudinal Assessment Review #illumedati