Specialty Roundup: Family Medicine v. Internal Medicine

What’s the difference between family and internal medicine? This is perhaps one of the most confusing questions for many students (and patients alike), particularly when referring to internists who practice general internal medicine. However, there are fundamental differences in the focus, training, and patient care activities of these two specialties. Internal Medicine: Primary Care for…

Grand Rounds: Progressive Memory Loss in an Elderly Female

What are Grand Rounds? In the late 19th century, Sir William Osler, the father of modern medicine, one of the founders of Johns Hopkins Medical School, and John Hopkins’ first professor of medicine, introduced an innovative physician-to-physician teaching forum to disseminate cutting-edge medical knowledge at the bedside. This became known as grand rounds. During grand…