Hot off the press: MediBabble app

MedibabbleLogoEver since my post about the top medical apps, I have been inundated with people asking me to review their apps. One has stood out.

Medibabble is a real-time medical translation app and is now available for FREE. It was created by two innovative UCSF medical school graduates, Dr. Alex Blau and Dr. Brad Cohn. This app contains an extensive preset list of history questions and physical exam commands. When you click on a sentence, the app will translate and speak the sentence in one of 5 languages (Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian, and Haitian Creole).

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2016-11-11T18:59:26-08:00

The Superbowl of Blogs: Vote us for "Best Clinical Sciences Blog"

award_lrMedgadget annually hosts a contest for the best medical blogs. It’s the Superbowl of blogs.

Our blog was nominated for the Best New Medical Blog last year, but got our butt kicked.

This year, we’re honored to be a finalist in the Best Clinical Sciences Blog category. That’s the great news. Unlucky for us, we are in the same category as the juggernauts EMCrit (also nominated in the overall Best Medical Blog category) and Resus.M.E. I do love the fact that the EM specialty is dominating with 3 finalists in this list of 5.

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2017-03-05T14:18:34-08:00

Need your help! Favorite medical apps

AppsSo, I volunteered to give a talk for the UCSF Office of Graduate Medical Education WAAAAY back in early 2010 on “There’s an App for That:  Key Smart Phone Applications for Surviving Residency“. Somehow the lecture date has snuck up on me and it’s next Tuesday! I thought it was a small gathering, but it turns out it’s not. Plus, I keep getting school-wide emails reminding all the residents and fellows to attending!

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2016-11-11T19:00:13-08:00