Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (POCS): The patient profile.

As part of September being Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (POCS) Awareness Month, in this article we will be discussing the patient profile of a female suffering from this condition.   POCS is a hormonal disorder commonly found among women of reproductive age.  It can cause patients to have irregular … Continue reading Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (POCS): The patient profile.

Are Beta Blockers Contraindicated in Cocaine Induced Chest Pain like how we Learned in Medical School?

Back in January 2020, I was doing my Sub-I rotation with the cardiology team at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. One day, we were suddenly paged by the EM team for a suspected myocardial infarction. When we arrived to the … Continue reading Are Beta Blockers Contraindicated in Cocaine Induced Chest Pain like how we Learned in Medical School?

Pediatric Trainees and Child Human Trafficking Identification, Reporting and Supporting Victims

According to the U.S Department of State, human trafficking is the subjugation of an individual “through force, fraud, or coercion…to involuntary servitude, forced labor, or commercial sex”1. Out of the estimated 40.3 million victims of human trafficking worldwide, approximately 25% … Continue reading Pediatric Trainees and Child Human Trafficking Identification, Reporting and Supporting Victims