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U.S. Air Force: Lt Col Kimberly Johnson, Physician

U.S. Air Force: Lt Col Kimberly Johnson, Physician

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment December 9, 2019

I joined the Air Force in 1994, right after graduating from college. My parents couldn’t afford to send me to medical school on their own and said it was my responsibility after leaving college to financially support myself. I found out about the Uniformed Services University. You enter as a 2nd Lieutenant, you were paid […]

WHAT’S IN MY BACKPACK? (doctor edition!)

WHAT’S IN MY BACKPACK? (doctor edition!)

By Bryan Wright 93 Comments December 9, 2019

Excuse me Candy. I need some space. Hey guys! My name is Jamie and I’m a first year emergency medicine resident and today I’m gonna be making a what’s in my bag. And this what’s in my bag video has become a bit of an annual tradition. I first made this video as a second […]

Day in the Life – Hospitalist Attending Physician

Day in the Life – Hospitalist Attending Physician

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments December 9, 2019

Hi guys! I’m Dr. Priya Jayan. I’m an internal medicine attending. I’m a hospitalist here in the Bay area. So it’s 7:00 a.m. and I’m driving to the hospital for my rounding shift. Rounding shifts start from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. And this is basically, seeing patients who have been admitted either overnight or […]

Doctor Common Financial Mistakes

Doctor Common Financial Mistakes

By Bryan Wright 91 Comments December 7, 2019

Contrary to popular belief, doctors are not filthy rich. In fact, finances are a huge stressor for many medical students, residents, and even attending physicians. Between the opportunity cost, raising cost of tuition, and increasing interest rates on student loans, it’s easy to see why becoming a doctor isn’t as financially favorable as it once […]

Is Gamma Knife Safe? Penn State Neurosurgery 7

Is Gamma Knife Safe? Penn State Neurosurgery 7

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment December 6, 2019

Gamma Knife radiosurgery is a very effective treatment and there are fewer side effects than with whole brain radiation. So if it was recommended for you, I would certainly recommend proceeding with the treatment.

U.S. Air Force: Maj Paul Puchta, Physician

U.S. Air Force: Maj Paul Puchta, Physician

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment December 5, 2019

I grew up in Warsaw, Poland, continued through medical studies while working in laparoscopic surgery. I was offered a research position in the United States. After 9/11, the Air Force was looking for foreign-born physicians to fill up international health positions. Where at that time we’re building coalitions with our Eastern European partners. I interviewed […]

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What Your Doctor Wants To Tell You, But Can’t (From A Medical Physician)

What Your Doctor Wants To Tell You, But Can’t (From A Medical Physician)

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments December 5, 2019

Hi, I’m Bob. I’m someone’s doctor and because statistically most of you watching this are as dumb as my patients I’m going to guess you do a lot of the same stuff. So as a favor to all your doctors I’d like to point out a few things Way way too many of you are […]

AUAA… Episode 66 – Slowing Down Dementia – Penn State Health

AUAA… Episode 66 – Slowing Down Dementia – Penn State Health

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment December 4, 2019

>>Thanks so much for watching Ask Us Anything About Slowing Down Dementia from Penn State Health. I’m Scott Gilbert. When an individual is diagnosed with dementia, a lot of questions surface immediately. They may wonder, ‘How long will I live?’, ‘How will it affect my lifestyle?’, and ‘Is there a cure?’. Now, unfortunately, the answer […]

Gamma Knife Recovery – Penn State Neurosurgery 6

Gamma Knife Recovery – Penn State Neurosurgery 6

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment December 4, 2019

There is little to no downtime following Gamma Knife radiosurgery. Most of our patients leave shortly after the procedure and unable to go back to have lunch, go back be with family and friends. It’s it’s very well tolerated.