Category Archives: Apps

Agent+ App Review – Billing for Doctors on the Go

One of the contentious topics you don’t learn much about in your transition to staff physician is income and medical billings. At the end of residency, different billing companies and agents often host dinners and info sessions to try to woo you to use their service. It can be quite

Figure 1 App Review

It’s been a long time since I reviewed an app, but the one that I have been meaning to for the last year has been called Figure 1. (Free) To sum it up succinctly, it’s Instagram for medical doctors. Created by Dr. Joshua Landy, a critical care doctor, it’s a mobile platform that

App Review – Journal Club

I am always in search of good smartphone apps and I just had a chance to review the Journal Club app which aims to bring summaries of the most important medical studies to your fingertips. If there’s one thing that’s harder to remember than medical eponyms, it would be naming

So Good They Can’t Ignore You – Book Review

Readers of this blog may know that I am a long-time reader of the Study Hacks blog by Cal Newport. In fact, a lot of Cal’s posts and books are very insightful and have changed how I approach studying. I would like to think I am a more efficient and

Use Dropbox – No more USB Keys Needed!

If you are not already using dropbox, I will try to convince you that you should get this program/service today! I’ve been using it in the last year and it has totally changed how I store files on the “cloud”. Plus if you sign up using my referral link, both

Top 10 iPhone Apps Every Medical Student Must Have

Updated: Nov 2014 If there’s one medical tool I use all the time when I’m on the wards, it’s my smartphone (iPhone). In fact, from personal experience, over 80-90% of my classmates, residents and staff physicians a smartphone daily. The reason why is more and more of our work is