Category Medical Humour
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Putting Patients at Ease

A new UCEM guideline is out: "Putting Patients at Ease". Apparently the best way to learn how to do something is to first learn how NOT to do it.
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Downstairs Patients, Upstairs!

UCEM have enlisted the help of Dr. Scott Weingart (without his knowledge of course) to improve the care of patients presenting for assessment by Waiting Room Medicine subspecialists.  UCEM’s Chair of Pedantry and resident super-genius, Professor Stickler is almost impressed…
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UCEM Relocates

The UCEM have relocated from Swarmington-on-the-Wold to the more picturesque setting of Enlightenment Boulevard thanks to the generosity of it's fondling members and the subtly underhand and ever so slightly fraudulent work of our very own Chair of Indiscriminate Fines.
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UCEM welcomes Prof Stickler

With the students mental welfare in mind, Prof Stickler uses his wry and perceptive sense of humour to great effect. For example, in the chapter on Bayesian inference his uproarious quote “10100111101101011101110001100110001100101011011010101010110100110000112” is still considered an exemplar of Euclidean literary miscellany within niche binary enclaves around the world.
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UCEM Warns Against ADHD Treatment

Today, UCEM's Professor Stickler warned of the negative consequences of the current epidemic of methylphenidate and dexamphetamine used for the treatment of Attention Deficit/ Hypersensitivty Disorder (ADHD) in young people.
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Adaptive parasitology and free parking

Natural Killer Not Functioning to Combat Non-Presentation of MHC Due to Downstream Malfunction of Toll Like Receptor. A lesson in adaptive parasitology, and free parking. Full publication review from the Journal of Life as a Poor Science Analogy.
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Casenote Bedside Ultrasound

UCEM Publication: Initial trials with the PHAQ-OFF trial with initially promising results, did not yield a suitably discriminative outcome for widespread use and remains a research tool only.
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The Staghorn Challenge

Staghorn's election to the UCEM Council Executive came with a challenge - to find the hidden references to kidney stones. Here are the winners and the answers.