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The AMA House of Delegates adopted a resolution to remain committed with increased efforts against the resumption of the sequestration payment applied to all Medicare fee-for-service claims.
Transitions are hard in a medical career, especially as the holidays approach, but you can offer colleagues the gift of a listening ear and a safe space. 
In an original poem, Dr. Alankrita Taneja evokes a lesson learned from her patients on "the hard spiritual truth about living each day and each moment as it comes while surrendering control of the outcome."  
ASCO president Dr. Everett E. Vokes and Nominating Committee chair Dr. Sharon H. Giordano have a call to action for all voting-eligible members.
We should start to implement and teach telemedicine earlier in training, so that new trainees can have all the tools needed to navigate and use this modality without any fear or limitation, said Dr. Tarek Haykal.
Dr. Samer Al Hadidi shares a personal story about the struggles he encountered during his first year of fellowship as he coped with the loss of his father.
It is encouraging and enlightening to know that breast cancer awareness campaigns are being conducted all over the world, even in countries troubled with major political and military conflicts.
The Hem-Onc Fellows Network is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in hematology-oncology, said Mrs. Andrea Anampa-Guzmán, Dr. Muhammad Salman Faisal, and Dr. Aakash Desai. 
In Volume 3 of his series, Dr. Dawood Findakly provides guidance on the virtual fellowship interview process. 
When a patient comes to me for help with a problem, I am often the one who learns a life lesson in grace and humanity.
As physicians previously operating in a relatively well-resourced health care system, the transition to crisis has been difficult on all levels, according to Dr. Mona Ali Hassan, Dr. Deborah Mukherji, and Dr. Ali Taher. 
Dr. Atlal Abusanad discusses how biases in valuing capability and potential in female oncologists has led to their underrepresentation in prominent roles. 
My colleague and friend Christine McGinn discusses the experience of caregiving for her brother, and the lessons she now brings to her own practice.
"I think of my fellowship studies as a series of layers—every time I do well at one layer, I am ready to move to the next one," said Dr. Tarek Haykal.
There has never been a more exciting time to be involved in cancer research, with so much knowledge to support our explorations and so many pressing questions still to answer.
"COVID-19 has taught us how we can both live in the present and focus on the future; how we can make the most out of our time, regardless of our physical condition," said Dr. Hilde M. Buiting.
Fostering connections with colleagues, mentors, and family is a first step to finding balance during the transition from fellowship to early career, according to Dr. Camila Bragança Xavier.
"IMGs should be seen for who they are as doctors and as people, rather than as a visa status, a pedigree, or an application," Dr. Tarek Haykal writes.

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