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Jan 15, 2021
In this new year we must remain alert to our own prejudices, and be vigilant about keeping our personal biases out of the charts and out of our discussions with colleagues, patients, and caregivers. 
Jan 11, 2021
Feeling the mid-academic year slump? Here are a few tips based on my own ongoing attempts to strike a balance between my clinical duties and my scholarly activities during fellowship. 
Jan 07, 2021
If you're increasingly tired of "hopping on another call," "sending a Zoom invite," or "unmuting yourself," Dr. Aakash Desai and Dr. Ariela Marshall offer tips and empathy for managing videoconference fatigue in the new year.
Dec 02, 2020
Despite the virtual nature of the AMA House of Delegates meeting, the decisions made there have a very real impact on our profession and the patients we serve.
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Sep 09, 2020
"The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact is immediate for people who suffered from infection, but there is also an indirect impact on people who had to defer diagnosis and treatment plans, and the consequences of these delays will likely last for years," Dr. Dawood Findakly writes.
Aug 18, 2020
Is the first year after fellowship the hardest year of an oncology career? Dr. Katrina Winsnes discusses 3 challenges of that career stage, and strategies to use when the going gets tough.
Aug 04, 2020
Ahead of the ASCO20 Virtual Education Program, Mr. David Whitaker of Choose Chicago sends his best wishes and gratitude on behalf of the city where the ASCO Annual Meeting is traditionally held.
Jul 23, 2020
Sometimes the best treatment isn't a medical intervention, but an emotional one, as Dr. Dawood Findakly discovered when a patient seemed to lose his will to live.
Jul 21, 2020
Peer review, writes Dr. Yara Abdou, is not a task, but a privilege, and an invaluable experience for the reviewer to enhance their critical thinking and engage in an invigorating academic community.
Jul 17, 2020
Dr. Shannon Ugarte's oncology education during her away elective was a lesson in resilience and adaptability due to COVID-19.

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