Commentary and highlights from contributors and readers

Letter From a Cleveland Jail to the ABIM: Patient Practicum

Monday, March 27th, 2017
Dear American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM): Writing to you, as usual, from behind the bars of emotional turmoil, political dissonance, and unresolved neuroses regarding...

Severe macrocytic anemia in a patient with CMML-1

Saturday, March 11th, 2017
Here's how readers responded to a Consult-a-Colleague question about the management of severe macrocytic anemia in a 73-year-old male patient with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia-1.You Made...

Learning to Love Your Genome

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
The daily circus of recent world events has left me wondering whether it is truly plausible that I share a genome with the other...

Not-So-NICE One

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
In December 2016, we published an Online Exclusive item reporting on the United Kingdom’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE) review of...

Another Clinical Research Secret

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
In the December 2016 Editor’s Corner (“So You Say You Want to Be a Clinical Researcher?”), Mikkael A. Sekeres, MD, MS, offered advice for...

Microphone Moment

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
Entering Monday’s oral abstract session at the 2016 ASH Annual Meeting, my goals were twofold: to see some great science that may influence how...

Top Ten Tips and Tricks for Treatment Adherence and Side Effect Management

Friday, January 27th, 2017
It’s 8 a.m. on a beautiful summer morning. The sun is shining and all seems right with the world. Then, as I approach my...


Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
In November’s Editor’s Corner, David Steensma, MD, recounted the “absurdly exotic experience” of eating bone marrow in a café in Milan after speaking about...

Understanding Those Who Actually Insert Inferior Vena Cava Filters

Monday, January 23rd, 2017
To The Editor: As an interventional radiologist who specializes in acute and chronic deep-vein thrombosis (DVT), superficial venous disease, and complex filter removal, I applaud...

A Response on Email Etiquette

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
In October’s Editor’s Corner, Editor-in-Chief Mikkael A. Sekeres, MD, MS, and his colleague at Cleveland Clinic, Jennifer Lonzer, MA, provided “A Primer on Email...

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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.