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August 2016| Vol 2| Issue 3


What's new in academic medicine? Celebrating the decade-long journey from OPUS 12 Scientist to International Journal of Academic Medicine

Dear Readers, Approximately 1 decade ago, the OPUS 12 Foundation, Inc., [Figure 1] launched its original journal, OPUS 12 Scientist (ISSN 1940-8633). The foundation continually supported the journal&...

Future Trends

From ideas to institute for the design of environments aligned for patient safety (IDEA4PS): The reality of research and the keys to making it work

The Big Picture of Research When starting to develop a research program, the first important order of business is to define what research actually is. Research is not quality improveme...

Original Article

Republication: Examination of financial charges associated with intentional foreign body ingestions by prisoners: A pattern of escalation

Introduction: Intentional ingestions of foreign objects (IIFO) continue to be prevalent among prisoners. Our previous research examined determinants of hospital admission, endoscopy, and surger...

Original Article

Republication: An inexpensive solution for laparoscopic simulation

Teaching residents the art of laparoscopy is one of the most important and most difficult tasks of any surgical residency. The disorientation of working in a small enclosed space with a modified field...

Original Article

Republication: Utility of hand held portable ultrasound in a rural Guatemalan hospital

Ultrasound has been used extensively in the medical setting in the so-called first world countries and has become a more affordable, portable diagnostic tool. Medical care in more austere environments...

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International Journal of Academic Medicine, an official publication of The American College of Academic International Medicine, OPUS 12 Foundation, Inc. and INDO-US Emergency & Trauma Collaborative is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at www.ijam-web.org

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