Most of these breakthroughs are made by academic physicians, dedicated doctors who see patients in clinical practices while researching and teaching at universities in the School of Medicine.
Because of their academic affiliation and research activities, they have the opportunity to take the latest in clinical research and apply it for real-world use. They are using compounds in tobacco and avocado to test their curative powers in the fight against cancer – and hope their research will one day save millions of lives.
For some academic physicians, that dream has come true – their research has transformed the world of medicine.
To learn more about some of these academic physicians and their discoveries, take our “Academic Physician Precision Challenge.” Test your skills to see if you could become an academic physician, and read about some of their accomplishments along the way. Play the game at www.uoflphysicians.com/academic-precision-challenge.
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