My Experience in New York by Joan Bestard Escalas

The Science  My stay in NY was due to the necessity of our laboratory to learn about one specific technique. Since the start, our research group had been focused on learning about lipid metabolism in colorectal cancer disease. Our human samples analysis found that lipid metabolism is different at the base of the colon crypts…

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Training Overseas by Mar Escudero

I apologize for the lack of posts in recent months but am really happy to introduce another Guest Contributor, who maintains the very high standards set by others in the past with ease. Dr Mar Escudero is a resident Dermatologist working and training in Son Espases University Hospital in Palma de Mallorca, and she has…

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To The East

To the East Can you imagine a beautiful and melancholic grey winter landscape, surrounded by snowy trees, and a cold so, so intense that you can feel it soaking your spine? That was our welcome to the impressive Russia… My name is Daniel Rodezno, 5th year resident of Urology at Son Espases University Hospital in…

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The Great Figures In Otology

Another Guest Contributor. Dr Fernanda Muñoz a resident in ENT at Son Espases University gave this fascinating talk about The Great Figures in Otology in the ENT Department at Son Espases Hospital. It is very interesting and it reminds me of Edmund Burke who said,
” Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it”.
Thanks Fernanda !!!
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Not better, not worse, just different

What a lucky man I am !!!! It gives me great pleasure to introduce my third Guest Contributor in the space of around ten days, and each one has been an extremely interesting, inspiring and beautiful piece from the “future of medicine”, three young doctors ( or near-to-be doctors!!), from very different parts of the…

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South Africa

The second extraordinary guest contribution in less than a week, and I am really delighted. It makes me believe in people, again; if I ever had really stopped, which I hadn’t.  The future of Medicine in is the hands of dedicated, talented and hard-working people like Paloma and today’s contributor. Dr Elisabetta Nervo, a Pneumology…

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My First Time by Dr Paloma Jimenez

I have been writing this blog for a few years now, and I have had many Guest Contributors. The range and the level of these presenters has been wide, and very high. But, really, this contribution from Dr Paloma Jimenez, a Neurosurgery resident at Son Espases University Hospital quite literally “took my breath away”! In the…

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Being a Doctor is a Privilege?

I am delighted to be able to publish this very interesting post by Dr Javier Rascon, an Internal Medicine specialist working in Son Espases University Hospital in Palma de Mallorca, which was written to answer or respond to an article written by Dr Kristin Prettin Otts. “Reading the post of Kristin Prettin Otts, MD, “People…

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MY RADIOLOGY OBSERVERSHIPS ABROAD

It always gives me great pleasure to welcome Guest Contributors to my blog. In fact, it is a real honour, and especially when they are from residents, who write about their experiences in other countries. So, it gives me great pleasure to introduce one of the Rising Stars of Radiology, Dr Beatriz Rodriguez Fisac, in her…

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Mobile Computing and the Library

I have the great pleasure to work with hard-working, enthusiastic and creative professionals; one of them is Silvia Sastre, working in Bibliosalut and she very kindly let me upload this fascinating talk. Thanks Silvia. This talk will stimulate teachers and lecturers from all disciplines, and I think will be a great way to engage the student…

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