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Jul 01, 2020
 In this strange and socially distant year, I wanted to offer a few words of encouragement to our medical graduates in Lebanon and around the world.
Jun 29, 2020
Assumptions are the opposite of open communication; they remain unsaid and often expand to include thoughts that are unrelated to the initial feeling.
Jun 22, 2020
Pervasive bias has been in this country for centuries, and quiet microaggressions and larger macroaggressions have been given a pass for far too long.
Jun 18, 2020
ASCO Ethics Committee chair Dr. Jonathan Marron and I discuss two recommendations from a recent paper on allocating scarce health care resources during COVID-19.
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May 12, 2020
The number of new and old agents being suggested as COVID-19 therapies seems to be expanding exponentially. Dr. Donald L. Trump, Dr. Courtney W. Houchen, and Dr. Milton L. Brown highlight current investigations.
May 07, 2020
At a time when every physician is needed, U.S. visa restrictions on international medical graduates are making it impossible for them to do the most good, writes Dr. Sreekanth Donepudi. 
Apr 30, 2020
Dr. Douglas Flora learned from his own cancer experience that when there's no wind, we must row.
Apr 14, 2020
A healing touch, a warm embrace—these are luxuries of patient care for another time, the joys of clinical practice that must be suspended, write Dr. Varun Kumar Chowdhry and Dr. Shilpa Mukunda Chowdhry.
Apr 02, 2020
Dr. Martina Murphy, Dr. Devika Das, and Dr. Elizabeth Henry consider how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting hematology/oncology training, and offer tips for staying connected to trainees.
Mar 31, 2020
Dr. Inas Abuali attempts to make sense of the shifting tides and what they mean for her patients, colleagues, and loved ones (while maintaining safe social distance from her co-fellows).

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