Aaron T. Gerds, MD, MS

    Aaron T. Gerds, MD, MS

    Aaron Gerds, MD, is Deputy Director for Clinical Research at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute and Associate Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
    • Editor’s Corner: Chance Encounters of the Third Kind Wednesday, September 1st, 2021

      Many of us can think back to our days as greenhorn hematologists, walking into the vast poster hall at an American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting after a long day of attending abstract sessions and educational talks. You stand by your poster with trepidation in your heart and a stale pretzel in your hand, [...]

    • Editor’s Corner: All Those YESterdays Saturday, May 1st, 2021

      A few weeks ago, I was on a Zoom call with a candidate interviewing for a faculty position. The topic of work-life balance came up, as it inevitably does in this type of encounter. Given that work-life imbalance is often cited as a key element in the day-to-day stress we all face – the underlying [...]

    • Musical and Medical Reflections Friday, January 1st, 2021

      While updating my CV for an annual performance review, I noticed a considerable number of musical references popping up in the bibliography. Yes, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Johnny Cash, and even Salt-N-Pepa reside in my EndNote library.1-4 It could be that I’m just really into music – which is true – but I’m not the [...]

    • My Twitter Journey Saturday, September 1st, 2018

      My journey to Twitter was not my idea. A few years ago, the chairman of the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, Brian Bolwell, MD (@BrianBolwellMD), realized that social media could play a vital role in our efforts to care for patients. Along with members of our media department, he saw that Twitter, which at that [...]