Alice Ma, MD

    Alice Ma, MD

    Associate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill

    Drawing First Blood

    • Choosing Between Treatment Strategies for Patients With Acquired Hemophilia A Saturday, October 1st, 2016

      Alice Ma, MDAssociate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel HillRebecca Kruse-Jarres, MD, MPHDirector of the Washington Center for Bleeding Disorders at Bloodworks NW and associate professor of medicine in the division of hematology at the University of Washington School [...]

    Editor's Corner

    • Making a Hematology Wishlist, and Checking it Twice Sunday, January 1st, 2017

      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 this editorial? Let us know what you think; we welcome your feedback. Email the editor at [email protected]

    • Magical Thinking Friday, July 1st, 2016

      Alice Ma, MDAssociate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill Okay, I confess. I exhibit magical thinking. I believe in jinxes, in woo woo, and in all of the medical lore and superstitions I learned as a resident. My [...]

    • Replenishing the Ranks: We Need Some New Hematologists … Friday, January 1st, 2016

      Alice Ma, MDAssociate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill One of my attendings once mourned that we – non-neoplastic hematologists, that is – were the dinosaurs in the last days before the asteroid hit. I was flattered that [...]

    • Benign Hematology Isn’t So Benign Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

      Alice Ma, MDAssociate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill As a benign hematologist, I get a lot of questions about what I do and the kind of medicine I practice. When my parents want to tell their friends [...]

    • A New Year, A New Set of Resolutions Thursday, January 1st, 2015

      Alice Ma, MDAssociate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill It's the dawn of a new year, and I’m sure this is one of many columns in many different publications you will read in which the author details his [...]

    How I Teach

    • How I Teach the Coagulation Cascade Friday, April 1st, 2016

      Alice Ma, MDAssociate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill In this issue, Alice Ma, MD, shares her advice for teaching the coagulation cascade – to hematologists and non-hematologists, medical students, and attendings. Why is the coagulation cascade such [...]

    The Break Room

    • Work-Life Balance: Something’s Gotta Give Friday, May 1st, 2015

      Alice Ma, MDAssociate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill 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 better achieve it, and why [...]

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