Tag: technology

Jordan Baechle Jordan Baechle (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Meharry Medical College


Jordan Baechle is a second-year medical student at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee who is interested in surgical oncology. In 2013, Jordan graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry. Jordan’s previous research experience spans the stages of drug development at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he is currently analyzing tumor resection clinical outcomes. His primary interests focus on product development, health disparities in oncology, and metabolic interactions in tumor micro-environments.




Different Strokes for Different Folks: Acute Care in the Age of Telemedicine

“Telestroke,” a telemedicine approach to acute stroke care, is revolutionizing how we treat our country’s third leading cause of death. Leveraging modern communication technology and the combined experience of skilled neurologists, Telestroke aims to benefit patients in rural areas who are often at the highest risk of ischemic stroke but have the least access to treatment.

Interview with Dr. Bryan Vartabedian

As medicine moves into the 21st century, how will medical education adapt? Also, what is digital literacy, and what does it mean for the physician of tomorrow? Today, we have Dr. Bryan Vartabedian from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. When he’s not doing scopes as a pediatric gastroenterologist, Dr. Vartabedian blogs about the intersection of medicine and technology at 33Charts and can be found on Twitter at @Doctor_V.

New Prosthesis Allows Amputees to Feel Again

Could you taste without a tongue? Smell without a nose? Feel without any hands? The answer may soon be yes. Scientists in Europe have just created a prosthetic limb that allows amputees to feel again. Prosthetics have come a long way. The earliest written record of prosthetics being used dates back to well over 2000 years ago when a prisoner without a leg used a wooden stump. In the 1500s, Ambroise Pare, a French surgeon, …

Ghady Rahhal Ghady Rahhal (4 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Medical College of Wisconsin


Ghady Rahhal graduated from SUNY with a bachelors in Molecular Biology and minors in chemistry and philosophy. Shorty thereafter, Ghady moved to Boston and worked as a Network & Clinical Analyst for a healthcare company that focused on community-based care. Prior to attending college, Ghady lived in Lebanon which has given him an appreciation for Global Health - a field which he continues to be active in today. Currently, Ghady is a medical student at the Medical College of Wisconsin.