Features & Interviews

Features & Interviews

Debates, in-depth articles, and surprising profiles from ASH Clinical News

Diversity Evolution

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
The United States is becoming more diverse. Is the medical education system adapting quickly enough? The need for increased diversity in the medical profession is...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Michael Linenberger, MD

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
What was your first job? I grew up in rural Kansas, so there were plenty of opportunities for employment – most of them were in...

Affordable Care Act: Exit, Stage Right

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
The rollback of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is underway. Within hours of taking the oath of office on January 20, President Donald Trump...

Hemo-philately: Robert A. Kyle, MD

Monday, January 30th, 2017
When did you become interested in stamp collecting? I have had a passing interest in postage stamps ever since I was young, but I didn’t...

Has ABIM Gone Too Far?

Thursday, January 26th, 2017
Recently, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) announced plans to implement new Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements, including requiring physicians to complete some...

Guy Young: Hematologist, Novelist

Friday, January 20th, 2017
Where did the inspiration for Bad Blood come from? One day during my long commute, the idea just popped into my head: what if a...

Cartwheels for CAR T-Cell Therapy?

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy is a revolutionary approach to targeted immunotherapy to treat cancer, and the details can seem like the stuff...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Ross Levine, MD

Thursday, December 29th, 2016
What was your first job? My first summer jobs were at the publishing company where my mother was employed. I worked there for four summers...

Predatory Publishing: The Dark Side of the Open-Access Movement

Thursday, December 29th, 2016
In October 2016, we dived deep into the open-access (OA) movement – a publishing model in which a scientific article is made freely available...

Beating Burnout: When Clinicians are Overworked, Overtired, and Overwhelmed

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
If Katy H. Goldsborough, MD, a hematologist/oncologist with Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare in Naperville, Illinois, started to feel “burned out,” no one would blame her: Dr....

Current Issue

March 2017, Volume 3, Issue 4

This issue takes a look at diversity in the medical education system, provides a hematology drug pipeline update, and more.