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Sep 17, 2020
"The post-COVID world of medicine is a place of nuance at the new, tech-driven intersection of love and science," writes Dr. Douglas B. Flora of the virtual house call.
Sep 15, 2020
Dr. Deborah Mukherji and Dr. Sally Temraz conducted a survey which examined representation and barriers to women oncologists in the Middle East, and surfaced ideas for improving gender parity in the field.
Sep 10, 2020
My own recent hospitalization led me to reflect on the profound and essential role that nurses have had on my life. They have left an indelible imprint on my subconscious, and inspired the following poem.
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.
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Miriam Knoll, MD

Miriam A. Knoll, MD, DABR, is a board-certified radiation oncologist at Montefiore Nyack Hospital in New York. She is an international speaker and researcher, with expertise in cancer care, social media in medicine, and women in medicine. Follow her on Twitter @MKnoll_MD and on Instagram @Dr.Mimi.K.

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