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 ACNEditor@hematology.org.

An Unabashed Rehash of the ASH Dash

(Or, How to Write an Abstract Guaranteed to be Selected for a Plenary Presentation at the Annual Meeting*) 6:15 a.m. (EST), August 4, 2015: My...

A Few of My Favorite Things

It seems that my last “Editor’s Corner” column (“These Are a Few of My Least Favorite Things …,”) resonated with many of my fellow hematologists....

Equal Under the Law

What a remarkable couple of months it has been for the law, and for our patients. On Friday, June 26, the highest court in the...

Benign Hematology Isn’t So Benign

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...

A Primer on Conference Call Etiquette

We’ve all been there. At precisely 2:59 p.m. you pick up the phone handset and dial into the conference call scheduled to start in the...

My First Eosinophil

When a shocking historic event occurs, many can remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard the terrible news....

Don’t Just Do Something! Stand There.

It’s the hardest thing in the world to do – or not do, as the case may be. Someone has just been diagnosed with cancer....

These Are a Few of My Least Favorite Things

Although not validated by CLIA-certified genomics testing, I believe that I am certifiably of Scottish descent and, therein, probably have the genome of a...

Letter From a Cleveland Jail to the ABIM: Redux

Dear American Board of Internal Medicine, Remember me? I’m the guy who sent those other letters to you over the past couple of years, in...

A New Year, A New Set of Resolutions

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...
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