Cover_1504-(1).jpgApril 2015 | Volume 98 | Issue 4

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Table of Contents


ON THE COVER

Eight practical tips for preceptors
BY JEANNE METTNER


FEATURE

The game changer
Deborah Powell, MD, wants to make the transition between medical school and residency seamless.
BY KIM KISER

The first year
A look at the experience of students in the state’s medical schools
BY SUZY FRISCH


CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS

A Community-Centered Disability Curriculum for Medical Students
BY JULIE M.G. ROGERS, PHD, AND RACHEL D.A. HAVYER, MD

Essentials of Ambulatory Care: A Postgraduate-Level, Interdisciplinary, Interprofessional Curriculum at the University of Minnesota BY HEATHER THOMPSON BUUM, MD, TAJ MUSTAPHA, MD, EMILY BORMAN-SHOAP, MD, PATRICIA ADAM, MD, MARY DIERICH, PHD, CNP, AND KERI HAGER, PHARMD


Student, Resident AND Fellow Research 

Allergic Contact Dermatitis to a Hemodialysis Catheter: Epoxy is an Occult Allergen in Medical Devices
BY JAMIE HANSON, KATIE WARD, MD, JENNA VAN BECK AND ERIN WARSHAW, MD, MS

An Unexpected Cause of Gastrointestinal Symptoms after Initiation of HAART for HIV 
BY LINNEA SMITH, MD

Pott Disease: When TB Thinks Outside the Lungs 
BY ISTIAQ MIAN, MD, AND DAN PEASE, MD

Intracranial Hemorrhage Due to ANCA-Associated Isolated Cerebral Vasculitis 
BY SHEIPHALI GANDHI, MD, AND PARASTOO FAZELI, MD

Online Pre-race Education Improves Test Scores for Volunteers at a Marathon 
BY SHANE MAXWELL, DO, TRENT CHRISTENSEN, MD, LUKE WIDSTROM, DO, NIRUPA GALAGEDERA, BENJAMIN D. NELSON, MD, ROBBY SIKKA, MD, AND DAVID OLSON, MD


EDITOR'S NOTE

Missing medical school 
Celebrity can snatch medical issues from the privacy of doctor talking to patient and publicize them.
BY CHARLES R. MEYER, M.D.


LETTERS

From the inbox


SHORT TAKES


The Physician Advocate
The MMA's monthly report on policy, people and politics


PERSPECTIVE

Looking into the chasm
A student reflects on the disconnect between the classroom and the exam room.
BY DOMINIC DECKER


END NOTE

Our true teachers
Paying tribute to those who touch us deeply.
BY KELSEY SCHUETTE