Samuel J Reck

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OBJECTIVE To quantify interest in an academic career at the dermatology resident and residency applicant level. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. PARTICIPANTS Dermatology residents attending a basic science course and residency applicants applying to a single residency program. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Self-reported level of interest in an academic(More)
The hypothesis that dietary fiber lowers serum cholesterol was tested in 10 healthy men, 19 to 54 years old, who ate a mixed diet similar to the diets of many American adult males, that contained 16% of calories as protein (70% from animal), 40% as fat (P/S = 0.3), 44% as carbohydrate (9% of calories as sucrose) and 3 g of crude fiber. The energy intake(More)
Nijmegen breakage syndrome (NBS) is a chromosomal breakage disorder with characteristic physical features, chromosomal instability, and combined immunodeficiency. It is closely related to other chromosomal breakage disorders like ataxia telangiectasia. Noninfectious granulomatous inflammation refractory to treatment is a relatively common feature in ataxia(More)
Five adult male volunteers were fed a diet containing (as percent of calories) 16% protein, 40% fat, and 44% carbohydrate, a diet similar to that consumed by many American males. Twenty-six grams of soft white wheat bran or corn bran were added to the daily bread, and the effects on zinc, iron, and copper balance were assessed during the last 12 days of(More)
BACKGROUND There are different teaching styles for delivering competency-based curricula. The education literature suggests that learning is maximized when teaching is delivered in a style preferred by learners. AIMS To determine if dermatology residents report learning style preferences aligned with adult learning. METHOD Dermatology residents(More)
Each of 13 men was fed diets made from conventional foods for two to seven periods lasting 30 days in a metabolic ward. There was a total of 47 experimental periods. Supplementation of the basal diet with each of several bran or other fiber sources was done in no particular order; each subject was fed the unsupplemented diet for at least one period. The(More)
Cutaneous lymphadenoma is known to occur over a broad age range, from 14 to 72 years of age. We report the unique clinical and histologic presentation of a cutaneous lymphadenoma from the suprapubic abdomen of a neonate which may represent a novel subtype, glandular congenital lymphadenoma. Cutaneous lymphadenoma is a rare tumor with a distinct histologic(More)
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