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Anees B. Chagpar, MD, MPH, MBA, MSc, MA, FACS, FRCS, FASCO
Anees B. Chagpar, MD, MSc, MA, MPH, FACS, FRCS(C), FASCO, is a breast surgical oncologist and a professor in the Department of Surgery at the Yale School of Medicine. She was part of the inaugural ASCO Leadership Development Program and has served as chair of ASCO's Innovation Grants Selection Committee and as a member of ASCO's International Affairs Committee. Follow Dr. Chagpar on Twitter @AneesChagpar.
Apr 06, 2015
Never have I seen such complete outpouring of interest in cancer research than I did last week when the Ken Burns’ special of Siddhartha Mukherjee’s The Emperor of all Maladies aired on PBS.
Feb 09, 2015
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about resilience lately, in part, because of this article that appeared in the Harvard Business Review, which found that resilience is critical to individual and organizational success....
Nov 22, 2014
Zeke Emanuel wrote an interesting piece in the Atlantic not so long ago on why he wanted to die at 75. It was an interesting exposé, and one that (at least at first) can take you off guard. Seventy-...
Sep 27, 2014
I love the story of the six blind men and the elephant, each of whom felt a different part of the animal and came to his own conclusion about its nature. “Though each was partly in the right,” Saxe noted, “… all were in the wrong!” As I...
Sep 19, 2014
Randy Pausch said in his last lecture that the brick walls were there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. I wonder, though, if we really need so many brick walls…
Aug 11, 2014
With the recent suicide of Robin Williams, we cannot assume that people who seem to be happy actually are. Physicians have the dubious distinction of being the second leading profession to commit suicide. Why, and what can we do to combat burnout and depression?