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October 16, 2014

A new study may help settle an industry debate about the quality of new physicians’ training. Read the full articleAnupam Jena, assistant professor of health care policy, led the research. Read the full article

October 16, 2014

The design of real-world studies to test whether Ebola vaccines work has triggered impassioned discussions. Nir Eyal, associate professor of global health and social medicine, is quoted.Read the full article

October 15, 2014

Residents of major U.S. metropolitan areas who need a psychiatrist are often likely to come up empty-handed, regardless of ability to pay, new research suggests. J. Wesley Boyd, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance, is the study’s senior author.Read the full article

October 15, 2014

Harvey Makadon, clinical professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, authored this opinion piece about his experiences as a physician who is also gay, and about creating inclusive environments for caring for LGBT people.Read the full article

October 14, 2014

Previous studies have found a slight increase in coronary heart disease risk among individuals living near major roadways, now new research examines the effect of roadway proximity on sudden cardiac death risk. Jaime E. Hart, instructor in medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, led the research.Read the full article

October 14, 2014

Burnout occurs in all medical specialties but is highest in physicians who practice on the front lines of medicine, including those in emergency medicine and primary care. Russell Phillips, William Applebaum Professor of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and director of the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care, is quoted. Read the full article

October 13, 2014

Growing stem-cell-derived neurons in a gel matrix has enabled researchers to reproduce the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease in vitro for the first time. Rudolph Tanzi, Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Child Neurology and Mental Retardation at Massachusetts General Hospital, led the study. Read the full article

October 13, 2014

Dennis Rosen, assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, authored this column about the stigma attached to children orphaned by Ebola.Read the full article

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