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JAMA recently published a special issue on conflict of interest.

The issue includes more than twenty viewpoint articles on potential conflicts of interest for physicians in diverse settings including academic medicine, biomedical research, medical education, guideline development, health care management, and medical publishing.

Discussions of conflict of interest topics include:

mindset-743161_1920A Healthy Living Collection is now available at Himmelfarb Library.

Himmelfarb's newest collection of books is located on the first floor near the main sitting area and includes books on:
  • Cooking and nutrition: The 5-Ingredient College Cookbook, Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life, etc.
  • Stress reduction: The Relaxation Response, Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, etc.
  • Home organization: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, The Little Book of Hygge, etc.
  • Alternative medicine (Integrative Medicine, Manifesto for a New Medicine, etc.)
You can find a complete information on these books via the Library Catalog, as well as on Himmelfarb's Wellness page which also provides information about wellness apps for physical activity and mindful movement, medication, healthy eating, financial literacy and debt management, and biofeedback.

creativity-402828_960_720A new article by Himmelfarb Librarians Tom Harrod and Alexandra Gomes describes how they developed FOSCE sessions for medical students as part of the revised medical school curriculum.

The article was just published in Medical Reference Services Quarterly and describes the evolution of this project - from it's basis in instruction in the old curriculum through the process of developing and implementing the instruction.

Read the full article:
Tom P. Harrod & Alexandra W. Gomes (2017) Creative Curriculum:The Experience of Writing and Teaching Formative Objective Structured ClinicalExaminations (FOSCEs), Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 36:2, 111-119, DOI: 10.1080/02763869.2017.1293968

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