The Break Room

The Break Room

A look at the social side of medicine

History-omics

As hematologists, we are privileged to work at the forefront of the molecular age of medicine. Diagnostic, prognostic, and predictive genomic information has been...

Hank’s SMILE

A look at the social side of medicine. In this edition, Jose A. Bufill, MD, shares the story of a patient who was helped...

How Do We Solve a “Problem” Like Millennials?

I recently moved and, while I was packing, unearthed one of my daughter’s old trophies with the inscription: “Summer Bowling League Participant.” Yes, we live...

Academia or Industry: Choose Your Own Adventure

Every year, at events that cause me to reflect on where I’ve been, and what I have left to accomplish, like the ASH annual...

The Work-Life Spectrum

I wish we had a better term for the relationship between work and life, because, in my understanding, “work-life balance” suggests that in order...

Crossing the Generational Divide

“Millennials” or “Generation Y,” those of us born in the early 1980s who came of age around the turn of the century, don’t have...

Work-Life Balance: Something’s Gotta Give

Today, the term “work-life balance” is ubiquitous in discussions about our working lives, and everyone has an opinion about its validity, how we can...

@BldCancerDoc, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Twitter

I am a recent convert to Twitter. For a while, I was the average Twitter Joe – following a few important people and being followed mainly...
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Current Issue

October 2017, Volume 3, Issue 12

This issue features a look at hospital ranking systems, the risks and benefits of opioids for pain management, and more.