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The ABIM Research Pathway: Fast-Tracking Residency to Become a Physician Scientist

The Korolev Crater on Mars. This picture from the ESA Mars Express mission shows there was a 2018 White Christmas somewhere in the solar system. —————— I’m committed to a career in research. To succeed I need (above all!) two things: time and mentorship. That’s why in 2011 I enrolled in the IU MSTP, which shortened the time to obtain both […]

Stefan Tarnawsky  |  Dec 30, 2018

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Participate in a Voluntary Study on Clinical Decision-Making for Pain Management

Study Announcement: Pain Appraisals of Children with Chronic Abdominal Pain: An Eye-tracking Study Investigators at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) are conducting a study on

IU School of Medicine  |  Jul 06, 2018

Sub-I: Sweat the Small Stuff

It’s midnight on my first Medicine Sub-I call shift. My new admit has longstanding hypertension and diabetes. He is weak, swollen and has had difficulty

Stefan Tarnawsky  |  May 18, 2018


Where in the World Does Your Money Go?

I conduct financial literacy workshops at several undergraduate summer programs annually throughout the country and one of the key exercises I have students do is

Jose Espada  |  Oct 17, 2017


The Greatest

Leading up to and all throughout interview season, I often get questions asking: How do I figure out what the “best” residency program is? Is

Michael McKenna  |  Feb 02, 2017


New and Improved?

Have your ERAS application ready by September 15th. Have your ERAS application ready by September 15th. Have your ERAS application ready by September 15th. You

Michael McKenna  |  Aug 01, 2016


Now What?

After a momentous week filled with high profile Snaps, tweets and controversial video recordings, I am sure you are all wondering what should I do

Michael McKenna  |  Jul 18, 2016


Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses

Last week, I discussed trying to find resources to guide your search for the “best” residency program. When it comes to finding the right fit,

Michael McKenna  |  Jul 11, 2016


Hooked on a Feeling

As the Class of 2017 starts to get fully into “applying for residency” mode, I find that one of the most common questions I am

Michael McKenna  |  Jul 01, 2016


The World Is Waiting For You

One of my favorite shows on TV is the Amazing Race. If you haven’t seen it, the show entails a number of wacky challenges as

Michael McKenna  |  Jun 06, 2016