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Jul 22, 2019
It was challenging to counsel a patient who responded to his cancer diagnosis by having affairs.
Jul 19, 2019
Dr. Zuhir Bodalal wanted to be able to offer chances to patients who would otherwise be out of options, so he needed to find a way to bridge different worlds.
Jul 11, 2019
Consensus among a multidisciplinary team may not be easy, but it is, ultimately, the goal. That, in and of itself, is the definition of quality care.
Jul 08, 2019
How does a group of talented, busy surgeons find the time to change their surgical paradigm? Dr. Nabil P. Rizk and I had an enlightening conversation about cost, value, quality of care, and process improvement.
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Adetokunbo Oluwasanjo, MD

Adetokunbo Oluwasanjo, MD, is pursuing a hematology and medical oncology fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University and a masters degree in clinical investigation. Her clinical interests include experimental therapeutics and clinical research in patients with breast cancer and hematologic malignancies. Her non-clinical interests include physician wellness, quality improvement, and diversity in health care.

Jan 23, 2019
One of my most challenging clinical experiences is trying to counsel a patient whose preferred treatment is a literal miracle. 
Sep 12, 2017
As fellows, we are the faculty members and program directors of tomorrow, so it really is up to us to make sense of how to maintain the necessary rigor to get through medical training but also how to live and let live while doing it.
Aug 10, 2017
In a divisive time, I look to my patients and see that there is more that unites us than divides us, and this is worth celebrating.
Aug 03, 2017
The line of thinking that women can do without their breasts only makes breast cancer treatment easier for us as physicians, not for our patients. When it's your own body, every organ is vital.
Jul 10, 2017
My father was diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer on the night of my very first call as an intern. As his illness progressed, I learned that in the period of dying, between all we can do and nothing we can do, is a sacred space.
Jun 09, 2017
My health is important, just as my job is important. And it is so okay to be a doctor and a patient at the same time.