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Timely and engaging discussions about advances in clinical research and practice, biomedical science, public health, and health policy.

    May 2020 Medical News Summary

    May 2020 Medical News Summary

    Convalescent Plasma for COVID-19; Prioritizing Physician Mental Health as COVID-19 Marches On; Global Effort to Collect Data on Ventilated Patients With COVID-19

    • 19 min
    Prioritizing Physician Mental Health as COVID-19 Marches On

    Prioritizing Physician Mental Health as COVID-19 Marches On

    The University of New Mexico's Eileen Barrett, MD, MPH, speaks with JAMA's Jennifer Abbasi about the pandemic's mental and emotional toll on health care workers—and how they and their employers can safeguard their well-being.
    Read the Article: Prioritizing Physician Mental Health as COVID-19 Marches On

    • 23 min
    April 2020 Medical News Summary

    April 2020 Medical News Summary

    Finding Ways to Reduce Coronavirus Exposure During Dialysis; The Promise and Peril of Antibody Testing for COVID-19; The Challenge of Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Correctional Facilities

    • 28 min
    Pandemic Part 2: A Trip to Philadelphia’s Mutter Museum

    Pandemic Part 2: A Trip to Philadelphia’s Mutter Museum

    A new exhibit on the 1918 flu pandemic asks: What is an individual's responsibility to their community during a pandemic? Exhibit curator Jane Boyd and museum manager Nancy Hill take Jennifer Abbasi on a tour of the medical museum's new exhibit just weeks before the COVID-19 outbreak first emerged.
    Pandemic Part 1: 1918 Flu Pandemic and COVID-19
    Read the article:
    Twentieth-Century Lessons for a Modern Coronavirus Pandemic

    • 22 min
    Pandemic Part 1: 1918 Flu Pandemic and COVID-19

    Pandemic Part 1: 1918 Flu Pandemic and COVID-19

    Medical historian Howard Markel, MD, PhD, director of the University of Michigan's Center for the History of Medicine, speaks with JAMA Fishbein fellow Angel Desai, MD, about lessons from the devastating 1918 flu pandemic. Markel discusses his research into the effects of social distancing on US death rates during the worldwide outbreak.
    Pandemic Part 2: A Trip to Philadelphia’s Mutter Museum
    Read the article:
    Twentieth-Century Lessons for a Modern Coronavirus Pandemic

    • 32 min
    March 2020 Medical News Summary

    March 2020 Medical News Summary

    Fixing the Parent Trap for Resident Physicians; Confirmatory Trial For Drug to Prevent Preterm Birth Finds No Benefit, So Why Is It Still Prescribed?; The Low-FODMAP Diet Helps IBS Symptoms, but Questions Remain

    • 22 min

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