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Jun 10, 2021
According to Dr. Aakash Desai and Dr. Turab Mohammed, the pandemic has emphasized one of the most challenging yet quintessential skills needed for a health care provider: the ability to break bad news compassionately to families.
Jun 01, 2021
Dr. Alankrita Taneja watched from afar as her grandfather's health declined in parallel with the health care system in New Delhi during the devastating second wave of COVID-19 in India.
May 27, 2021
Dr. Dawood Findakly shares a letter about his greatest inspiration. "I learned from her how to always work hard to manage any condition patients might be presented with to decrease their pain and help them cope with their illness."
Apr 27, 2021
With the current pace of progress in cancer care, urgent implementation of cost-effectiveness training curriculum in fellowship training programs will be indispensable, shares Dr. Samer Al Hadidi.
Apr 01, 2021
Dr. Sanford E. Jeames and Dr. Shelley L. Imholte ask us to imagine a health care system that collaborates with and engages LGBTQIA communities and values methods of accurate data collection to improve high-quality care for this underserved population.
Mar 30, 2021
Re-Engineering the Health Care Code: The Reality of Genetic Codes and Zip Codes in the Context of Social Determinants of Health
"A sad and often neglected reality is that zip code, more so than genetic code, is a fundamental factor driving many patient outcomes including mortality," said Dr. Anna M. Laucis. "We can and must do better."