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Episode 283 – Neurology VMR – Right arm weakness


We continue our campaign to #EndNeurophobia, with the help of Dr. Aaron Berkowitz. This time, Dr. Ravi Singh presents a case of right arm weakness to Yazmin and Sridhara.

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Yazmin Heredia


Yazmin is a Mexican Graduate from the Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan. During her medical training, she developed a strong interest in Public Health, Medical Education, and Health Equity and is looking forward to pursuing a career in Internal Medicine. When she is not volunteering on a project, she likes taking care of her plants, developing her skills in the fine arts, or learning a new language.


Sridhara Yaddanapudi



Sridhara is a board-certified internist, neurologist, vascular neurologist, and hypertension specialist. Currently, he holds the position of Clinical Assistant Professor at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and serves as the Director of Neurology for Jefferson New Jersey.

As a medical professional, he is passionate about case-based learning, clinical reasoning, and teaching decision-making while avoiding the pitfalls of heuristics. His goal is to bridge the ever-growing gap between neurology and internal medicine, an area in which he has a keen interest.


Ravi Singh


Ravi (Ravitej) Singh is originally from Greenwich, London U.K where he grew up playing soccer and rugby. He attended medical school at University of Debrecen, Hungary and completed residency at Medstar Harbor Hospital in Baltimore. Currently he is an associate program director for Sinai Hospital IM residency program in Baltimore as well as a Hospitalist on the teaching service. He is a faculty member at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and takes time out of his schedule to run a series of case-based teaching sessions as well as medical simulation with all of the medical students that rotate at Sinai throughout the year. He is also a co-chair of the ACP Maryland IMG committee where he advocates for IMG issues Jo and highlights their contributions to the healthcare system


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