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Approaches to a career in medicine can be many and varied. UC San Diego Extension's Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program is one such avenue highlighted in this informative panel discussion featuring four experts in medical education as well as a recent graduate of this exciting new program.

Bruce W. Hollis, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina, identifies the key components that need to be adhered to in nutrient studies as well as how these components influence study outcomes. Robert P. Heaney, MD, Creighton University, examines the critical design features and standard frameworks for vitamin D studies. Recorded on 12/10/2014.

Overview of legislation and promotion of Vitamin D in Alaska by State Senator Paul Seaton.

Talin Babikian, PhD, provides an overview of pediatric neuropsychology in clinical practice and neurocognitive functioning and recovery in head injuries, including concussions, in the pediatric population.

UCSF Liver Transplant Conference 2014: Part Five - Porto-Pulmonary Hypertension. Van Selby, MD discusses elevated pulmonary artery pressures due to increased resistance to blood flow in the setting of portal hypertension. The effects on and from liver transplantation are detailed.

UCSF Liver Transplant Conference 2014: Part Seven, Portal Vein Thrombosis: Medical and Surgical Consideration. Jennifer Price, MD and Sang-Mo Kang, MD relate how PVT increases post-transplant mortality. Questions include: how common is PVT in cirrhosis? What is the impact on transplant outcomes? What are optimal management methods? Can PVT be prevented?

Dr. Carlin Senter is a primary care sports medicine doctor whose focus is to help patients of all ages stay active. She explores exercise and the athlete in every woman. Recorded on 02/10/2015.
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