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Newly added! “Start Here” Page

Newly added! “Start Here” Page

The Savvy Pre-Med has officially turned four years old. We’ve been writing since mid-2013, when our only reader was my mother, still our biggest fan to this day. Since then, however, we’ve reached 30,000 pre-meds per month and counting, and we owe it all to you. Thank you for sticking with us and continuing to read what we write!

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Can Your Political Ideology Affect Your Practice?

Can Your Political Ideology Affect Your Practice?

By: Ryan Kelly

Following the 2016 election, our country has reached unprecedented levels of political polarization. Even the most moderate seem to be caught up in the us-versus-them mentality. People have written each other out of their lives entirely, all in the name of ideology.

If people are ending long-term friendships based on politics, what does that say about their relationships with their physicians? Would patients want to know for whom their doctors voted? Should physicians divulge this information?