My First 9 Visual Abstracts

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#NephMadness gave me the opportunity to learn and practice how to create visual abstracts. The #VisualAbstract is an effective and efficient way to disseminate research, and they are also fun to make! Here are some of my first attempts below (click to enlarge, made in Powerpoint):


Samira Farouk, MD

Chief Nephrology Fellow, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

NSMC Intern 2018

Dialysis vascular access in the elderly – The jury is still out

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My First Blog post in renal fellow network published on Tuesday 20th February, 2018. Mentored by prof Edgar Lerma and Dr. Nikhil Shah. The topic highlight the debate around the type of vascular access for elderly patients.

Dialysis vascular access in the elderly – The jury is still out

This was followed by Mentors tweets”:
Matt describing me in a beast mode dropping #VisualAbstracts

Dr. Lerma highlighting the work:

And Swap adding his flavor:

Thanks all.

Looking for my next one soon!

Visual Abstract – A picture speaks a thousand words!

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I wrote this blog post as my first assignment for the NSMC 2018. Read about my love for visual abstracts, why they work and how I used the concept to create a visual summary for my application for NSMC 2018 internship. Just click on the image to go to the post.