Pulling Back the Curtain

Pulling Back the Curtain

A behind-the-scenes look into the lives of hematology/oncology leaders and innovators

Dr. Platzbecker with his daughters on a vacation in France.

Pulling Back the Curtain: Uwe Platzbecker, MD

In this edition, Uwe Platzbecker, MD, shares his long and winding path to hematology – from a stint in the East German army, to...
Gary Gilliland, MD, PhD, on a camping trip to Denali National Park in Alaska.

Pulling Back the Curtain: Gary Gilliland, MD, PhD

In this edition, Gary Gilliland, MD, PhD, talks about the detours in his path to academic medicine, the patient that inspired him to pursue...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Kenneth C. Anderson, MD

In this edition, Kenneth C. Anderson, MD, shares why hematology is a labor of love for him, and why he’s a lifelong New England...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Donna DiMichele, MD

In this edition, Donna DiMichele, MD, reveals the careers she imagined herself in had she not pursued medicine, and how her first summer jobs...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Brian G. M. Durie, MD

In this edition, Brian G. M. Durie, MD, shares how his father’s battle with tuberculosis led to his interest in medicine, and how his...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Gerald A. Soff, MD

In this edition, Gerald A. Soff, MD, shares his experiences as a hematologist and a hematologic patient, and he discusses how his myeloma diagnosis...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Brady Stein, MD

In this edition, Brady Stein, MD, talks about the overlap between teaching and practicing medicine, as well as passing down the tradition of hematology....

Pulling Back the Curtain: Eduardo M. Sotomayor, MD

Where did you grow up?  I was blessed to grow up in a small, oceanside town (San Juan de Marcona) in the southern part...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Hetty Carraway, MD, MBA

In this edition, Hetty Carraway, MD, MBA, talks about keeping medicine close to home and the importance of loving what you do. Dr. Carraway...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Michael Linenberger, MD

What was your first job? I grew up in rural Kansas, so there were plenty of opportunities for employment – most of them were in...
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Current Issue

October 2019, Volume 5, Issue 12

This issue highlights the unintended consequences of fighting the nation’s opioid epidemic, considers the optimal frontline regimen for myeloma, and more.