Space Medicine Physiology: A Review of Systems

In any human exploration of an unknown place, whether it was sailing to the New World, climbing Mount Everest, or racing to the South Pole, human casualties seemed inevitable. In order to discover new lands, death was expected. As the final frontier, space presents a challenge to human ingenuity unlike any before. Many brave adventurers…

Why HBCU Medical Schools Matter

Every few months, there happens to be another breathless news story about racism in healthcare. Mass media seems shocked, progressives angrily tweet, while conservatives claim that somehow it was all President Obama’s fault. Meanwhile, the four relatively unknown and certainly underappreciated HBCU (historically black college or university) medical schools in the United States (Howard University,…