The Osler Newsletter returns to provide you with up-to-date information to assist you in staying current with the latest news and trends in medicine and continuing medical education.
More than 2,900 US health care workers have died of
COVID-19 in pandemic
More than 2,900 health care workers in the U.S. have died of COVID-19 during the pandemic, according to an analysis by Kaiser Health News and The Guardian.
Take blood pressure in both arms, study says
If the top blood pressure reading is significantly different in both arms, it might be a sign of future heart trouble. That's why doctors should measure in both arms at checkups, a new study has said.
AstraZeneca vaccine likely won't be authorized in US until April
The coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University is not likely to be authorized for use in the U.S. until April
Collaborative care model for mental health, addiction treatment
The physician architects of a Penn Medicine model of integrated physical and mental health care detail its success.
FDA Statement on Following the Authorized Dosing Schedules for COVID-19 Vaccines
We want to remind the public about the importance of receiving COVID-19 vaccines according to how they’ve been authorized by the FDA in order to safely receive the level of protection observed in the large randomized trials supporting their effectiveness.
COVID-19 "long-haulers" share stories of debilitating symptoms: "I will never be the same person"
An estimated 10% of COVID-19 patients are survivors who months after being infected are still experiencing debilitating and often crippling symptoms
For the first time, scientists find microplastics in placentas of babies
Scientists called it “a matter of great concern.”
The Osler Institute is Pleased to Announce our
New Virtual Review Webinars
Access from anywhere on computer, tablet, or phone
The Osler Institute's primary concern is the health and well-being of our faculty and participants. Osler is continuing to take proactive measures to reduce the potential spread of COVID19 by not encouraging people to gather together. For this reason, we offer both our new Virtual comprehensive reviews that combine virtual interaction with Faculty and recorded materials as well as Enduring material courses, in most specialties, to help you prepare for your upcoming exam in a manner that best suits your needs.
2021 REVIEW DATES JUST RELEASED
Additional course dates will be added as scheduled
*Due to COVID-19, all dates are subject to change*