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Last 25 Postings

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

Telemedicine Using Stationary Hard-Wire Audiovisual Equipment or Robotic
   Systems in Critical Care: A Brief Review
Medical Image of the Week: Coral Reef Aorta
Medical Image of the Week: Hematopneumatoceles from Pulmonary 
   Lacerations
Senate Health Bill Lacks 50 Votes Needed to Proceed (News)
Medi-Cal Blamed for Poor Care in Lawsuit (News)
Senate Republican Leadership Releases Revised ACA Repeal and Replace Bill
   (News)
Medical Image of the Week: Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis
Carotid Cavernous Fistula: A Case Study and Review
Tip of the Iceberg: 18F-FDG PET/CT Diagnoses Extensively Disseminated 
   Coccidioidomycosis with Cutaneous Lesions
July 2017 Imaging Case of the Month
Medical Image of the Week: Zenker’s Diverticulum
July 2017 Critical Care Case of the Month
July 2017 Pulmonary Case of the Month
The Unspoken Challenges to the Profession of Medicine (Editorial)
Medical Image of the Week: Superior Sulcus Tumor with Neural Invasion
Mortality Rate Will Likely Increase Under Senate Healthcare Bill (News)
Medical Image of The Week: Urothelial Carcinoma with Pulmonary
   Metastases Presenting with Shoulder Pain
EMR Fines Test Trump Administration’s Opposition to Bureaucracy (Editorial)
University of Arizona-Phoenix Receives Full Accreditation (News)
Medical Image of the Week: Spontaneous Pneumothorax in End Stage
   Fibrotic Lung Disease
High-Sensitivity Troponin I and the Risk of Flow Limiting Coronary Artery 
   Disease in Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome (NSTE-ACS)
Limited Choice of Obamacare Insurers in Some Parts of the Southwest
   (News)
Breaking the Guidelines for Better Care (Editorial)
Correlation between the Severity of Chronic Inflammatory Respiratory
   Disorders and the Frequency of Venous Thromboembolism: Meta-Analysis
Medical Image of the Week: Saber Sheath Trachea

 

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Announcements

(Most Recent First) 

This 3-½ day symposium will offer workshops on genomics and soil isolation, diagnosis, and laboratory safety. These will be followed by sessions on fungal and human genomics, epidemiology, case management, new therapeutics, occupational health, and on basic science, pediatric and veterinary coccidioidomycosis. There will be a panel discussion on the new Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines. The meeting is appropriate for physicians (internists and pediatricians) and other allied health professionals, as well as epidemiologists, occupational health experts, basic scientists, and veterinarians. Speakers are all experts in their field and represent both the United States and Latin America. There will be up to 24.5 hours of category-1 CME available.

To go to the Stanford CME web site to register, click here.  

The meeting will also present posters that will be hosted by the Coccidioidomycosis Study Group.

 

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.

 

Bhupinder 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.