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Question about Wikipedia Pictures[edit]

Hey Rytyho, I noticed that the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center article has no picture. Any ideas about how to get a picture of it on to wikipedia? I'm not an expert when it comes to the fair use stuff and I don't have experience uploading pictures to wikipedia. Anyway, just wondering if you had any insight about this. Let me know when you have a chance.TylerDurden8823 (talk) 04:28, 2 February 2013 (UTC)

That's a good question. The easiest and simplest way is to upload a picture that you've taken, or a picture someone else took who gives you permission to upload it to wikipedia. I've tried, albeit not very aggressively, to acquire such an image, and have so far been unsuccessful.
Otherwise, you need to deal with fair use. Unfortunately, I believe most pictures of Arrowhead RMC that you might find online do not qualify for fair use. If it's not a logo, or taken by a federal employee, or over 100 years old, they tend to not be fair use... Do you have any particular photos in mind? Rytyho usa (talk) 08:28, 2 February 2013 (UTC)
No, I didn't have a specific picture in mind. I've just seen pictures of the place and it looks nice. I think the article would greatly benefit from having a picture of the place. I don't have any pictures of it myself or anything though and I don't think I know anyone with pictures of it either. I would do the fair use stuff if I really knew how but unfortunately I don't.
I agree - a picture would definitely help the article out significantly. It sure it is possible that a picture could qualify under some form of free use, but I'm like you - I don't understand the copyright regulatons to confidently know when that is the case. In the meantime, I'll start looking again for a free use pic of Arrowhead RMC; it is a nice looking hospital. Sorry I'm not of more immediate help! Rytyho usa (talk) 08:28, 3 February 2013 (UTC)
I have added a couple photos of Arrowhead! Rytyho usa (talk) 01:25, 30 November 2013 (UTC)
Looks awesome. Nice work! TylerDurden8823 (talk) 03:01, 8 February 2014 (UTC)

Labelling Edits[edit]

I saw your edit on the Lymphoma page which I had partly edited. You have rightly tagged it under Haemato-oncology taskforce. But I would strongly insist that you label all your edits (though you label most of your edits).DiptanshuTalk 10:58, 16 February 2013 (UTC)

I will keep that in mind. Thank you for the feedback, and for working on the lymphoma page. Rytyho usa (talk) 03:29, 4 December 2013 (UTC)

Reference formatting help[edit]

Hey Rytyho, I have a question for you about reference formatting. I've been working on the Touro College article a bit and I replaced a primary reference with a more objective reference but I cannot seem to format it properly. It's an https and it won't show the title of the page as a link but keeps the url separate for some reason and I don't know what to do. Can you help? Thanks buddy. Sincerely, TylerDurden8823 (talk) 06:32, 19 February 2013 (UTC)

Sure thing - I checked it out, and it looks like the issue was a page break that was placed within the reference. As easy to fix as it is to overlook. Glad to help! Rytyho usa (talk) 22:41, 19 February 2013 (UTC)
Appreciate it, I just kept looking at it last night and I didn't see what was wrong with the formatting. It was awfully frustrating. Thanks for the help. TylerDurden8823 (talk) 02:43, 20 February 2013 (UTC)

JAOA[edit]

Hey Rytyho, I think you can go ahead and change the title of the article. I haven't seen any objections raised.TylerDurden8823 (talk) 23:52, 11 March 2013 (UTC)

Absolutely - thanks for the reminder. It looks like I cannot do a simple name change on that article, because the destination name already exists as a redirect to that page, which makes it more complicated. I posted it to a page for requests of technical name changes. Shouldn't be controversial for any reason, so it ought to happen quickly. Rytyho usa (talk) 22:20, 12 March 2013 (UTC)
It's already done. Have a look. TylerDurden8823 (talk) 06:38, 13 March 2013 (UTC)

Email?[edit]

Hey Rytyho, I hope you're doing well, do you have an email account through which we can communicate? TylerDurden8823 (talk) 03:12, 2 April 2013 (UTC)

Never mind, I think I figured it out and I sent you a message by email (I think). TylerDurden8823 (talk) 03:49, 2 April 2013 (UTC)D
Hey Rytyho, did you happen to get my message?TylerDurden8823 (talk) 16:31, 3 April 2013 (UTC)
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TylerDurden8823 (talk) 06:05, 5 April 2013 (UTC)
Hi TylerDurden - yes, I've got your email; sorry for the delayed response. Unfortunately, I would not be comfortable with that. I am somewhat familiar with image policy, but only within a limited scope, and I make sure to stay within that scope. If you come across any images for which you have permission to add to wikipedia, then by all means, add them. I just wouldn't be comfortable doing it myself. Sorry! Good luck. Rytyho usa (talk) 02:00, 20 April 2013 (UTC)
I'm not clear what you would be uncomfortable with. Conversing with me via email? Or helping me with uploading images (I'm guessing the latter). If so, no problem, it's probably best that I go through the process of learning to do it myself anyway or have someone more experienced with the images show me.TylerDurden8823 (talk) 02:33, 20 April 2013 (UTC)
Yeah, email is totally fine; I just responded here because it's an older email account that I rarely use anymore. Sorry I'm not of more help here - there's just a lot of legality that is beyond my expertise. As always, I'm happy to help on any projects/articles that you're working on, to the extent that I'm able. Rytyho usa (talk) 18:41, 18 May 2013 (UTC)

File:ACOFP Logo.png missing description details[edit]

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A description has been added. Rytyho usa (talk) 06:45, 2 December 2013 (UTC)

Optometry[edit]

Dear Editor, Last year you edited Optometry and Listing of Optometry Schools websites. You did a splendid job which I am sure was appreciated by many readers. On 2 June 2013 somebody has vandalised these articles. Could you kindly revert to your version. I am sure many of us and readers will appreciate your help once again. Regards Verbum Veritas (talk) 16:03, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

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File permission problem with File:WesternU College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Northwest, main building (COMP Northwest).jpg[edit]

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Permissions for this file have been uploaded. Rytyho usa (talk) 20:58, 29 November 2013 (UTC)

Thoughts on Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine edit[edit]

Hey Rytyho, I wanted to hear your opinion about Alexbrn's recent edit on this page. I've always been a bit wary of using Quackwatch as a source and I've seen that this has been extensively debated on Wikipedia and I don't think I ever saw a clear resolution/decision on the matter one way or the other. I ask because the article that Dr. Barrett wrote seems, IMO, overtly biased in tone, uses outdated terminology (and now outdated data), and paints, what I think, is a misleading picture of the osteopathic medical profession. However, I'd like to hear your thoughts on the matter. Perhaps there is more recent data showing that the statements Alexbrn put from this older article are no longer true. Anyway, let me know what you think when you have a chance. Thanks. TylerDurden8823 (talk) 22:10, 8 September 2013 (UTC)

Hi TylerDurden8823, thanks for the heads-up. I also have some reservations about the inclusion of that content. I didn't quite feel it was an edit worthy of reverting (being good-faith and all), although I see that an IP user has attempted to revert it. Certainly it's worth discussing on the talk page, being as controversial a resource as it is. I'll get a thread started. Thanks for the heads-up. It might be helpful to see if there were any conclusions drawn from other threads, especially if they relate specifically to osteopathic medicine. Rytyho usa (talk) 05:10, 10 September 2013 (UTC)
Even if other threads have reached some conclusion, as time passes by and the field of osteopathic medicine continues to change, it seems like this article becomes more and more out of date and there are probably superior sources from which we can derive this information. If it's still true that a higher proportion of DOs engage in alternative forms of medical therapy (my guess would be that, if it's still true, that this is a declining trend), some of which are unestablished or have evidence against them, then yes, I can see the value of mentioning this in the article. However, this one direct quote from this older article, which I maintain is written in a pretty biased tone, doesn't seem very NPOV from my view. I think there are more neutral ways to frame/write this if it is still a true statistic today. TylerDurden8823 (talk) 01:09, 11 September 2013 (UTC)
P.S. the discussion is ongoing (annoyingly at length). If you have anything to contribute, feel free. TylerDurden8823 (talk) 03:38, 27 September 2013 (UTC)

Endowment data[edit]

It's not terribly important but in a recent edit you replaced a university-produced reference with the most recent NACUBO public table with an edit summary asserting that the NACUBO data is independent of the university. The NACUBO datum was obtained from the university so the NACUBO tables aren't completely independent of the university. It's entirely possible that the university-published information is more up-to-date. ElKevbo (talk) 22:06, 31 January 2014 (UTC)

I did not realize that - thank you for filling me in! I just reverted the edit to the prior (more uptodate) reference. Thanks again. Rytyho usa (talk) 08:19, 11 March 2014 (UTC)

Possibly unfree File:American Osteopathic College of Radiology logo.gif[edit]

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Mail[edit]

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I forgot you rarely check your mail. There's a discussion at WP:MED that might interest you. All I ask is you take a look and consider participating. Thanks Rytyho! TylerDurden8823 (talk) 04:52, 8 February 2014 (UTC)

Ross University School of Medicine[edit]

Hi, Thanks for your edits to the Ross University School of Medicine page. Unfortunately, the page is under frequent attack from a disgruntled former student who has actually been issued a cease and desist order for starting a number of malicious websites designed to attack the school. It appears he has taken his attacks to Wikipedia now. — Preceding unsigned comment added by HI302 (talkcontribs) 14:55, 7 March 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for the heads-up. I'll have a look at the page as soon as I get a chance. I know that page has been subject to a lot of edit warring. Keeping it up to good objective standards has been a challenge. Rytyho usa (talk) 02:26, 9 March 2014 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:American Osteopathic Board of Nuclear Medicine logo.jpg[edit]

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Hi, just to clarify, this somewhat fuzzy image of the logo was replaced by a sharper version of the image. Wikimedia was provided consent by the American Osteopathic Board of Nuclear Medicine to use the logo on the appropriate Wikipedia page. The new logo can be seen on the American Osteopathic Board of Nuclear Medicine. TylerDurden8823 (talk) 07:37, 8 March 2014 (UTC)
Yeah, I saw that, and the new version definitely looks better. Thanks! Rytyho usa (talk) 02:23, 9 March 2014 (UTC)

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Thoughts about Western University of Health Sciences page[edit]

Hi Rytyho, I looked over this page today, so I'll tell you what I think. My first question is about the sentence in the history section discussing the Master of Science in Health Professions Education. What is this degree and what is its purpose? Regarding the pet hospital, I'm not sure about its notability. Do you believe there are enough news articles/media references to possibly create a Wikipedia page about the Banfield pet hospital? Also, I think the paragraph about Western's accolades (e.g., from the Chronicle on Higher Education) and other rankings could be its own section instead of under history since these are recent awards and rankings. The economic development part/impact on the community should stay in the history section IMO. If you can find more updated sources (I see one from 1995 for example) that also support this, that of course would be a place to improve the article. In the inter professional section, it is unclear whose understanding is supposed to be improved with inter professional education. I take it the intended meaning is that members of the health professions will learn about other health professions. Is that correct? Also, regarding the part saying IPE is being considered for incorporation into clinical grand rounds, is this specific to Western? The reference is a JAOA article, so I'm wondering if there are any news articles specifically discussing Western's take on this. Are there any such articles you can find? References verifying NIH funding, OneSight Foundation, and Potts Foundation funding would be a good addition as well (non-Western sources if possible, these tend to be looked upon more favorably/as more reliable since they're non-primary sources). Under the patient care section, should patient care centers be capitalized as it is in the first sentence here: "Western University of Health Sciences has two Patient Care Centers, one is located in Rancho Cucamonga, California, and the other is in Pomona, California on the main university campus." I'm thinking not. Who calls the south building "The Daumier"? Students? Faculty? Someone else? Is this notable enough to mention in the article? Overall, I think the article is a very thorough look at Western and needs tightening in just a few places and perhaps a couple more sources. Otherwise, I think you might be ready to go for GA! TylerDurden8823 (talk) 21:32, 7 May 2014 (UTC)

Hi TylerDurden8823, thank you for the feedback! As far as the questions you raise:
1. The MS in health professions education degree is supposed to help provide educational skills to health professionals who are interested in teaching. Usually, there is no formal training required for teaching at health professions programs, beyond the completion of the program itself (medical/pharmacy/dental school, etc).
2. I do no think the pet hospital is notable enough to warrant its very own unique wikipedia article, but I think it does deserve coverage on this page, and the vet school's page too. As a whole, the Banfield system is large, and has its own wiki article. I do think that article is justified. Your thoughts?
3. I will work on looking for third party sources for funding. I think I could find them for at least most of the research funding. That is a good point; independent sources are always better.
4. The IPE grand rounds, which are still in development, are specific to WesternU. The JAOA specifically discusses WesternU's take on IPE. There might be a news article or two out there... I'll look. And yes, the IPE program is supposed to improve health professionals' understanding of each others' roles and responsibilities, so that they work together as a team more effectively.
5. To my knowledge, everyone (students/faculty/etc) calls the building "the Daumier." I included it because it is has on-campus student housing, so it improves the completeness of the article. I think it's worth mentioning, without going into excessive detail about it. Do you agree?
6. As far as changing "Patient Care Center," to lowercase - that seems fine to me.
Thanks again for your feedback! Rytyho usa (talk) 01:28, 11 May 2014 (UTC)
Okay, your response definitely answered the few questions I had about the article. I do think it should be made a bit clearer who refers to the building as the Daumier since this is not general knowledge. Regarding the pet hospital, that's okay, that was really more of a curiosity question on my part. I think the Master of Science in Health Professions Education (first discussed in the history section) could be a bit clearer. I understand exactly what it is now that you've clarified, but I think the article could make it clearer as well since this again may not be general knowledge. I know a Master's degree like that is not necessarily unique and there are other ones similar to it I'm sure, but they may go by different names. If the JAOA article directly discusses WesternU's take on it, that's fine, but I agree that it's a good idea to search for other sources as well and the same goes for the search for independent sources discussing the research funding. That's always a plus if you can find it. Let me know if you have any more questions or need any more help with anything. I'm sure this will be a GA in no time. TylerDurden8823 (talk) 06:37, 11 May 2014 (UTC)
Here is a link verifying the NIH grant for Western along with UCLA and Riverside. http://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/18771 and here is one for the OneSight Foundation http://eyesmart.com.au/allnews/oz-news/3325-onesight-research-foundation-awards-145000-in-grants TylerDurden8823 (talk) 23:32, 12 May 2014 (UTC)
Thank you - that's really helpful! Rytyho usa (talk) 01:42, 18 May 2014 (UTC)

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Just saying hi[edit]

Hi Rytyho, how's it going? What's new amigo? TylerDurden8823 (talk) 04:19, 2 July 2014 (UTC)

Hi TylerDurden! I've been fairly busy this past month, as you may have noticed, but life is good. How about you? Rytyho usa (talk) 02:11, 3 July 2014 (UTC)
I'm keeping busy too. Glad to hear life is good for you. Any luck on getting a review for the Western University of Health Sciences article? TylerDurden8823 (talk) 00:11, 7 July 2014 (UTC)
No, not at this point. Someone gave me some feedback on a few quick-fail items, after just glancing at the article. I've fixed those by now, but nobody has opened the review process yet. It looks like several GA nominations are from as far back as January, Feb, March of this year, so it might be a while. Rytyho usa (talk) 01:39, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

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    Through extensive collaborative work and by respecting links and Sweden specific content the last unintegrated Swedish translation went live in May.
  • Dutch
    Dutch translation carries with it special difficulties, in part due to the premises in which the Dutch Wikipedia is built upon. There is great respect for what previous editors have created, and deleting or replacing old content can be frowned upon. In spite of this there are success stories: Anafylaxie.
  • Polish
    Translation and integration into Polish also comes with its own unique set of challenges. The Polish Wikipedia has long been independent and works very hard to create high quality contentfor Polish audience. Previous translation trouble has lead to use of unique templates with unique formatting, not least among citations. Add to this that the Polish Wikipedia does not allow template redirects and a large body of work is required for each article.
    (This is somewhat alleviated by a commissioned Template bot - to be released). - List of articles for integration
  • Arabic
    The Arabic Wikipedia community has been informed of the efforts to integrate content through both the general talk-page as well as through one of the major Arabic Wikipedia facebook-groups: مجتمع ويكيبيديا العربي, something that has been heralded with great enthusiasm.
Integration guides

Integration is the next step after any translation. Despite this it is by no means trivial, and it comes with its own hardships and challenges. Previously each new integrator has needed to dive into the fray with little help from previous integrations. Therefore we are creating guides for specific Wikis that make integration simple and straightforward, with guides for specific languages, and for integrating on small Wikis.

Instructions on how to integrate an article may be found here [3]

News in short


To come
  • Medical editor census - Medical editors on different Wikis have been without proper means of communication. A preliminary list of projects is available here.
  • Proofreading drives

Further reading



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