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NEJM CareerCenter Conversations: Giving Back, Working with Underserved Communities

Working with the underserved presents its unique set of challenges and rewards but may not be an ideal fit for every physician. This discussion will feature physicians who have pursued careers helping underserved communities through programs like the State Disability Office, the Peace Corps, Doctors Without Borders and Greater Boston Legal Services.

@NEJM Ask the Author & Experts: A NICE Delivery – The Cross-Atlantic Divide Over Treatment Intensity in Childbrith 

Redcoats versus the Yankees! Join Dr. Neel Shah and a panel of experts as they discuss the challenges facing obstetrical care in the U.S. as compared to the U.K. Discuss the nuance in the treatment of childbirth and what can be done to bridge the gap for America’s future mothers.

@NEJM Ask the Authors & Experts: Ezetimibe Added to Statin Therapy Following Acute Coronary Syndromes

We all know about the success of statin therapy in reducing low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and the risk of cardiovascular events, but can we achieve better patient outcomes by combining it with non-statins? Join us as we discuss the combination of statins and Ezetimibe (a non-statin drug that reduces intestinal cholesterol absorption) which in this study provided incremental LDL cholesterol lowering and improved cardiovascular outcomes.

@NEJM Ask the Authors & Experts: Early CPR and Mobile-Phone Dispatch of Laypersons for CPR in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest”

CPR performed before EMS arrival was associated with a 30-day survival rate after an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest that was more than twice as high as that associated with no CPR before EMS arrival. Additionally, a mobile-phone positioning system to dispatch lay volunteers will be discussed in this already underway forum.

NEJM CareerCenter Conversations: Locum Tenens

Wikipedia defines a “Locum Physician” as “a physician who works in the place of the regular physician when that physician is absent, or when a hospital/practice is short-staffed.” Easy enough concept to understand, but what is the experience like for the physician? Join this panel of physicians who have worked on a variety of locum tenens in different locations and setting around the country.

NEJM Knowledge+ Clinical Cases: Treating Hepatitis C

Just can’t get enough of morning report? In this discussion, we’ll tackle clinical cases that highlight the new diagnostic and treatment options for Hepatitis C. We’ll kick off the discussion with a case from NEJM Knowledge+ and then open up the floor for others to present their cases.

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