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    San Diego - 4/19 event featuring Chief Medical Officer of CMS region IX

    For those in Southern California: I'm organizing an event with the San Diego Organization of Healthcare Leaders (SOHL) next Thursday 4/19. We are bringing in Dr. Ashby Wolfe, Chief Medical Officer of our region of CMS to discuss new payment policy changes. (For those who are unfamiliar, CMS...
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    NBME Surgery Form 1 questions

    1. Preop evaluation reveals chronic occlusion of lower limb veins and edema - How to manage preop? I thought we would give therapeutic dose of Hep for DVT, which was wrong. Would be give low dose hep prophylaxis? 2. Patient is put on a ventillator probably because of ARDS - Tidal vol 1000ml...
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    University of Hawaii versus Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University

    Hawaii Pros higher research funding; however, "Not a tremendously academic institution --> Varies between specialty, but in general less research opportunities than big academic institutions (although there's an NCI designated cancer center right next door now)" student to faculty ratio...
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    CMS scoring

    Hi everyone! I was wondering if anyone could tell me the scoring system for CMS if you're doing them offline. I can't seem to find any info on that anywhere...