“We’re in very dire times.” — Michal Elovitz, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Pennsylvania, discusses the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ decision to make its board certification exam virtual this year , in part because of the security concerns after the overthrow of Roe v. Wade.
“I think it’s courage, bravery, love and extreme acts of kindness.” — Aji Djamali, MD, a transplant nephrologist at Maine Medical Center, about his decision to become a kidney donor last month.
“It’s a disease that a lot of clinicians don’t have” Don’t know, except for plastic surgeons. ” — Connor Kinslow, MD, Columbia University about the unexpectedly high incidence of breast implant-related lymphoma found in a recent study.
” and take it to the next level. Find out what might be hidden. ” — R. Theodore Smith, MD, PhD, Mount Sinai Health System, on the future possibility of a relatively inexpensive retinal camera that could help clinicians identify high-risk cardiovascular disease in patients with subretinal drusen deposits.
“Neurobehavioral falls in the table when evaluating premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit. ” — Elisabeth McGowan, MD, of the Brown-Alpert School of Medicine in Rhode Island, in her team’s research, showed that neonatal neurobehavioral patterns can predict motor and cognitive outcomes in early childhood.
“From a clinical point of view, it is important to also consider non-pharmacological treatments for insomnia. “- Andrea Cipriani, MD, PhD, University of Oxford, UK, on how commonly used insomnia medications are often overused and poorly tolerated.