Editor`s Corner

Editor`s Corner

ASH Clinical News’ Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editors offer their perspective on current topics in hematology and health care. The content of the Editor’s Corner is the opinion of the author and does not represent the official position of the American Society of Hematology unless so stated. Have a comment about these editorials? Let us know what you think; we welcome your feedback. Email the editor at [email protected].

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...

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...

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...

Making a Hematology Wishlist, and Checking it Twice

Sunday, January 1st, 2017
Happy New Year! Can you believe it’s 2017 already? Another holiday season passed, another calendar page flipped, another year gone by. I thought that I...

So You Say You Want To Be A Clinical Researcher?

Thursday, December 1st, 2016
Perhaps you’ve just finished your hematology/oncology fellowship a year or two ago. Or you’re still a fellow and, having completed that intensive first year...

On Eating Bone Marrow

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
The first time I ate bone marrow was, fittingly, shortly after I spoke on marrow failure at a conference in Milan, where osso bucco...

A Primer on Email Etiquette

Saturday, October 1st, 2016
Every day, more than 200 billion emails are sent and received, for an average of 122 emails sent and received, per user, in a...

The Decline and Fall of Cytotoxic Chemotherapy

Thursday, September 1st, 2016
Here, Dr. Stewart gives his take on whether cytotoxic chemotherapy should be declared a thing of the past. As ward rounds ended last Saturday, a...

Conflict of Conscience

Monday, August 1st, 2016
On the first Wednesday of every month, the Innovation Management and Conflict of Interest Committee at Cleveland Clinic meets to discuss some of the...

Magical Thinking

Friday, July 1st, 2016
Okay, I confess. I exhibit magical thinking. I believe in jinxes, in woo woo, and in all of the medical lore and superstitions I...

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.