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Evidence-Based Medicine, Evidence-Based Religion

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is an evidence-based religion by Alan B. Sanderson, MD George Washington died in 1799 of an upper respiratory infection, which he most probably would have survived if not for three doctors sending … Continue reading

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Ministering for Sociophobes: A Practical Guide

If you have social phobia, please know that there are positive things you can do about it. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD One of my earliest memories of social anxiety was when I delivered an invitation to the next-door neighbors … Continue reading

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A British Summer: My Experience as a Latter-day Saint Missionary

My missionary service has pointed me towards everything good I have done in my adult life since that time. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD On this day twenty years ago, I started my two years of service as a full … Continue reading

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What Is Death?

What do we believe about death, and how does this affect the way we live our lives? by Alan Sanderson, MD One of my patients died a couple of weeks ago from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). He was a wonderful … Continue reading

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It Becomes You, Part VI: Living the Dream

Adventures and lessons from my first years in practice by Alan B. Sanderson, MD This article is the sixth of a six-part series, written in the hope that it will be useful to those who are considering or preparing for … Continue reading

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It Becomes You, Part V: Keep Your Nose Above Water

Stories and memories from the dark days of internship and residency by Alan B. Sanderson, MD This article is the fifth of a six-part series, written in the hope that it will be useful to those who are considering or … Continue reading

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It Becomes You, Part IV: Academic Vertigo and the Identity Crisis

Thoughts and memories about medical school clinical rotations, specialty choice, and applying to residency by Alan B. Sanderson, MD This article is the fourth of a six-part series, written in the hope that it will be useful to those who … Continue reading

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