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(Click on title to be directed to posting, most recent listed first, CME offerings in bold)

Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia in a Patient
   with Multiple Pulmonary Nodules: Case Report and Literature Review
Tax Cuts Could Threaten Physicians (News)
Medical Image of the Week: Mucous Plugs Forming Airway Casts
Necrotizing Pneumonia: Diagnosis and Treatment Options
Equitable Peer Review and the National Practitioner Data Bank
November 2017 Phoenix Critical Care Journal Club
Medical Image of the Week: Barium Aspiration
December 2017 Imaging Case of the Month
December 2017 Critical Care Case of the Month
December 2017 Pulmonary Case of the Month
Medical Image of the Week: Yellow Nail Syndrome
Medical Image of the Week: Moyamoya Disease
November 2017 Arizona Thoracic Society Notes
Medical Image of the Week: Lemierre Syndrome
Trump Nominates Former Pharmaceutical Executive as HHS Secretary
Medical Image of the Week: Chemotherapy-Induced Diffuse Alveolar 
First Report of Splenic Abscesses Due to Coccidioidomycosis
Nursing Magnet Hospitals Have Better CMS Hospital Compare Ratings
November 2017 Imaging Case of the Month
November 2017 Critical Care Case of the Month
Medical Image of the Week: Erythema Nodosum
November 2017 Pulmonary Case of the Month
Arizona Averages Over 25 Opioid Overdoses Per Day (News)
A New Interventional Bronchoscopy Technique for the Treatment of
   Bronchopleural Fistula
Fake News in Healthcare (Editorial)


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Case of the Month CME Now Available to All

At the November 2017 Arizona Thoracic Society Meeting the membership voted to allow CME for all participants who complete the pulmonary, critical care or image. Simply answer the question at the end of each page. On the last page of the presentation is a link to obtain CME credit.


F. Brian Boudi MD Named New Associate Editor Cardiovascular Disease  

Dr. Boudi is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona and Staff Physician at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center. Dr. Boudi has a prestigious educational pedigree with training in medical genetics, internal medicine and cardiology at University of Southern California Institute for Genetic Medicine, Medical College of Pennsylvania-Hahnemann University, and University of Arizona, Sarver Heart Center. He is an expert in factors affecting susceptibility to cardiovascular and metabolic disorders including atherosclerosis and aging using basic, translational and clinical trial research. He is widely recognized in medical education, utilizing the power of data to solve clinical problems such as Emergency Flow, patient satisfaction and throughput. He is a highly-gifted teacher and a well-known published scholar. His provides compassionate patient care and is recognized to motivate learners. He nurtures excellence in clinical skills, and humanity of compassionate care to provide outstanding patient centered care.


Brigham Willis MD Named New Associate Editor Pediatrics

Brigham C. Willis, MD, MEd, completed his undergraduate studies at UCLA, graduated from UCSF School of Medicine, completed his residency at Children’s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland and finished his training in a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Child Health and a staff physician in the cardiac intensive care unit at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Prior to coming to Phoenix, he served as Associate Fellowship Director for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Dr. Willis has also maintained a strong interest in medical education throughout his career, recently completing a Masters degree in Higher Education at Arizona State University. He was selected as a Master Educator by the Class of 2015, the highest teaching honor bestowed at the college. Dr. Willis is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric critical care medicine.


Ultrasound Listings

On the right side of the home page, under manuscript lists, there is a new section entitled ultrasounds. Opening this and clicking on the link will open an Excel file with links to each of the ultrasounds. This is similar to lists for the Cases of the Month and Medical Image of the Week.


Natt MD Named New Associate Editor Pulmonary & Critical Care   


Dr Natt received his medical training at the University of Kerala, India. After internship at Unity Health in Rochester (NY), he moved to University of Arizona for completion of his residency. He stayed on to complete his fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. His clinical and research interests include airway management, interstitial lung disease and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine.