Tag: fellowship

Alabama’s Republican Governor Extends Face Mask Mandate

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Breaking with other Southern GOP governors, Alabama...

2021 NRMP Specialty Match Sees Record Numbers

The number of applicants to the Specialties Matching Service (SMS) of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) continued to grow this year, as did the...

Harold Bornstein, Trump’s ‘Quirky’ Longtime Physician, Dies at 73

Harold Bornstein, MD, President Trump’s former physician for almost four decades, has died at age 73, according to a paid notice published Thursday in The...

After 48 Years, NCI Aims to Track Breast Cancer Recurrences

  Patients with breast cancer want accurate information on the risk of their cancer recurring once they have completed treatment. “I would like to know...

Physician-Level PCI Mortality Data May Be Misleading

Publicly reported percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) mortality data may be misleading with regard to cardiologists who perform PCI at multiple centers, new research suggests. Dr...

Residents Left Off Vaccine List, Uproar Ensues

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Stanford Medicine issued an apology on Twitter Friday after protesters blasted...

Physician Sleep Deprivation Linked to Serious Medical Errors

Sleep deprivation in physicians is linked to serious medical errors that result in patient harm. Even moderate sleep loss raises the risk by 53%, new...

Slow Taper off Antimalarial Avoids Lupus Flare During Remission

Slowly tapering off – or remaining on – antimalarial medications can help prevent disease flare in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who’ve achieved clinical...

Telehealth Finds Acceptance Among Patients With Cf, Clinicians

Telehealth is widely accepted among individuals with cystic fibrosis (CF) and the physicians who treat them, according to three new studies. The surveys examined attitudes...

Triple Combination Benefits CF Patients With Advanced Disease

New CFTR [cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator] modulator therapies can offer life-altering benefits to some patients with cystic fibrosis, even those with advanced disease. Triple...

Oxford University Develops 5-Minute COVID Test

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Scientists at the Oxford University’s physics department have developed a COVID-19...

Researchers on Study Curve for Gender-Affirming Vaginoplasty

Patient outcomes after gender-affirming vaginoplasty may improve as surgeons gain experience with the procedure, research suggests. For one surgeon, certain adverse events, including the need...

Testing Falling Short, Residents Catch Virus at Party

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Almost 20 Anesthesiology Residents Catch COVID After Attending Party

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The University of Florida (UF) Health is refusing to confirm a...

Psychiatry Trainees Drive COVID-19 Palliative Care in New York

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As SARS-CoV-2 cases surged in New York this past spring, one...

We Have to Do Something to Level the Playing Field

As told to Usha Lee McFarling July 14, 2020 — Being told the operating room has already been cleaned. Being questioned...

The Fellows Behind the COVID-19 Literature Updates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 18, 2020 — HIV clinical fellows Eric Meyerowitz, MD, from Massachusetts General Hospital and Aaron...

I’ve Never Been More Emotionally Exhausted

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 06, 2020 — In the oncology division, we have been taking turns as the inpatient...

A Moment of Panic, Then Teamwork

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 16, 2020 — Although I work in Rhode Island, I live across the border on...

COVID-19 Registry Tracks Pregnant Women, Newborns

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A multidisciplinary team of researchers has created a national registry to...