May-June 2016 | Volume 99 | Issue 3
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Table of Contents
ON THE COVER
Scholar in chief
Can Brooks Jackson, MD, help the University of Minnesota Medical School become one of the nation’s top institutions? A look at the dean’s progress so far.
BY CARMEN PEOTA
How Minnesota’s medical school admissions committees are shaping the profession’s future.
BY KIM KISER
The Opioid Epidemic and the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS
BY STEVEN J. WAISBREN, MD, PHD
Being an Effective Teacher: Five Tips for Busy Clinicians
BY JASON SZOSTEK, MD
What is a Good Doctor?
BY ALAN M. JOHNS, MD, MED
STUDENT, RESIDENT and FELLOW RESEARCH
BY NOELLE HOVEN, MD, AND JAMES BOYUM, MD
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in a Pediatric Patient
BY SOLVEIG HAGEN, KATHERINE GREY AND SARA HYLWA, MD
Gluteal Compartment Syndrome:
Successful Management with Combined Angioembolization and Surgical Decompression
BY JOHN R. SPRATT, MD, PETER A. BRETZMAN, MD, PAUL M. LAFFERTY, MD, AND MICHAEL D. MCGONIGAL, MD
Drug-Induced Lupus: Treating One Ailment Can Lead to Another
BY CLAIRE JANSSON-KNODELL, MD, AND MARY JO KASTEN, MD
Spider Bites: More than Meets the Eye
BY ANGELA R. OLERICH, DO, KEITH STELTER, MD, AND SUSAN LAABS, MD
Pediatric Ingestion of Rare-Earth Magnets: A Growing Problem
BY KENDALL MCEACHRON, MD, BRENT BAUMAN, MD, AND BRADLEY SEGURA, MD, PHD
Effective Treatment of Decompression-Related Spinal Cord Injury with a Novel Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment: A Case Report
BY KERRI CHUNG, DO, AND DIANE MORTIMER, MD
From student to physician
Tomorrow’s doctors need to leave their competitive, A-centric striving at their medical school graduation and embrace the cooperative nature of medical practice today.
BY CHARLES R. MEYER, M.D.
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When silence speaks volumes
BY PATRICK J. BOLAND
Inspired by their grandfather’s legacy, two brothers reflect on their time together in medical school.
BY DOMINIC DECKER AND JOSEPH DECKER
You've been served with a subpoena Now what?
Answers to physicians' frequently asked questions.
BY CHRISTINE HINRICHS, JD, AND JESSICA KLANDER, JD
A POEM BY ROBERTA M. BEACH