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Elisa Gordon, PhD, MPH: Professor, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Department of Surgery; Center for Healthcare Studies, Institute for Public Health and Medicine; and Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Department of Medical Education, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.


A short report describing the unique experience of visiting the famous Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) in San Antonio, Texas, USA and its Burn Center and Plastic Surgery Department in the period between June 27 and August 26, 2016.

Outcomes of Anterior Exposure for Spinal Surgery at an Independent Academic Medical Center.

Anterior exposure for spinal surgery has expanded and is used for common spinal procedures, including anterior lumbar interbody fusion, disc replacement, and vertebral corpectomy. With this approach, vascular injuries have been reported ranging from 1% to 25%. The impact of resident participation on intraoperative and postoperative outcomes within an independent academic medical center has not been widely reported. The objective of this study was to determine the incidence of complications during anterior e...

Back to Bed: From Hospital to Home Obstetrics in the City of Chicago.

This article analyzes the role of doctors and activists in Chicago who successfully redefined the practice and politics of childbirth both locally and ultimately nationwide. It begins with the story of Joseph DeLee's Chicago Maternity Center, responsible for supervising over 100,000 home births between 1932 and 1972. Most of the mothers cared for by the Center were nonwhite, poor, and had little or no access to prenatal care, yet their babies had a far higher survival rate than the nationwide average. Thous...

Optimized care in Patients with Rare Diseases: TSC at the Center for Rare Diseases (ZSEUKS) at Saarland University Medical Center, Germany.

Providing comprehensive medical care for patients with rare diseases is both challenging and rewarding. We will give a short summary of the most relevant medical issues pertinent to this subject, and will illustrate some of these issues by sharing our experience in the care of patients with TSC disease.

Greater distance to an academic medical center is associated with poorer melanoma prognostic factors: The University of Colorado Experience.

Numerous studies report a correlation between distance to diagnostic provider in an academic medical center and poorer prognosis ofdisease. Limited research on this topic exists with respect to melanoma.

Umbilical metastasis mimicking symptomatic hernia: Report of a case of Sister Mary Joseph Syndrome.

An umbilical mass can be the first symptom of an intra-abdominal neoplasia, and this condition is also defined as Sister Mary Joseph Syndrome.

Early Lessons on Bundled Payment at an Academic Medical Center.

Orthopaedic care is shifting to alternative payment models. We examined whether New York University Langone Medical Center achieved savings under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative.

Digital Applications in Cytopathology: Problems, Rationalizations, and Alternative Approaches.

The aim of this work was to raise awareness of problems using digital applications for examining, teaching, and applying telecytology at King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Omaha, NE, USA; and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Pittsburgh, PA, USA. The objective was to rationalize problems and propose alternative digital approaches.

Simulation-Based Evaluation of the Effects of Patient Load on Mental Workload of Healthcare Staff.

In parts of Ohio, Veterans Affairs Medical Centers are working to handle patient load issues by sending patient overflows to the Wright-Patterson Medical Center. The Wright-Patterson Medical Center will benefit from the increase in patients; however, there are concerns that the patient quality of care may suffer. If the increase in patients results in the healthcare staff experiencing high mental workload levels, staff performance could be reduced. The objective of this research is to evaluate the influence...

Community-acquired Legionnaires' disease at a medical center in northern Taiwan.

Legionella pneumophila had been recognized as an important pathogen for community-acquired pneumonia. We aimed to investigate clinical features and outcomes of patients with Legionnaires' disease at a tertiary medical center in northern Taiwan.


Neuro-oncology is a subspecialty attracting physicians from medical disciplines such as neurology, neurosurgery, pediatrics, oncology, and radiotherapy. It deals with diagnosis and management of primary brain tumors, as well as metastatic and non-metastatic neurological manifestations that frequently affect cancer patients including brain metastases, paraneoplastic syndromes and neurological complications of cancer treatment. A neuro-oncology unit was established in Davidoff Cancer Center at Rabin Medical C...

Commentary on "Development and Implementation of an Inpatient Otolaryngology Consultation Service at an Academic Medical Center".

Paula Coutinho's outstanding contribution to the definition of Machado-Joseph disease.

Machado-Joseph disease, also known as spinocerebellar ataxia type 3, is the most common form of autosomal dominant ataxia in the world. Paula Coutinho, a highly-regarded Portuguese neurologist worldwide, had a seminal participation in the definition of this disease, more than 40 years ago.

Are Navy Weight Management Programs Ensuring Sailor Physical Readiness? An Analysis at Naval Medical Center San Diego.

The obesity epidemic in the USA includes active duty service members in the military and effects physical readiness. At the Naval Medical Center San Diego command, the Health & Wellness Department is charged with administering the Weight Management Programs (WMP) for sailors in the San Diego area to ensure military physical readiness requirements. The optimal allocation of personnel and resources to manage these programs is paramount for mission success. We analyzed the cost and effectiveness of the WMPs fo...

Global trends in center accreditation by the Joint Commission International: growing patient implications for international medical and surgical care.

Millions of patients travel internationally for medical and surgical care. We found that the annual number of centers accredited by the Joint Commission International increased from one center in 1999 to 132 centers in 2016; there are currently 939 accredited centers across 66 countries. Public health and medicolegal implications related to medical travel deserve attention.

Origins and Spread of Machado-Joseph Disease Ancestral Mutations Events.

Machado-Joseph disease (MJD) is the most common autosomal dominant spinocerebellar ataxia reported worldwide, but it shows marked geographic differences in prevalence. The study of ancestral origins and spreading routes of MJD mutational events has contributed to explain such differences. During human evolution, at least two independent de novo MJD expansions occurred in distinct haplotype backgrounds: TTACAC and GTGGCA (named Joseph and Machado lineages). The most ancient Joseph lineage, probably of Asian ...

Characterization of the first symptoms of multiple sclerosis in a Brazilian center: cross-sectional study.

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, immune-mediated and degenerative central nervous system (CNS) disease with well-established diagnostic criteria. Treatment can modify the course of the disease. The objective of this study was to describe the initial symptoms of multiple sclerosis in a Brazilian medical center.

Organization in response to massive afflux of war victims in civilian practice - experimental feedback from the November 2015 Paris terrorist attacks.

The arrival of a large number of war-weapon casualties at a civilian trauma center requires anticipation. A plan defining the management principles and the respective roles of the involved physicians and nurses and their interaction with each other is essential. Uni-directional patient flow associated with adequate numbers of staff physicians and nurses under the leadership of a medical director is essential to prevent the overwhelming of the trauma center. Routine and regular interaction between the pre-ho...

Considerations for reporting of stillbirths and fetal deaths.

In reporting stillbirths, issues such as lower gestational age limits, inclusion or exclusion of pregnancy terminations, as well as privacy concerns related to public vital statistics have been contentious issues for many years. In their commentary, Joseph et al wrestle with these and other issues in order to provoke a broader discussion on fetal mortality (Joseph et al; BJOG; in press This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

Assessing Correlation of Residency Applicants' Interview Dates With Likelihood of Matching.

This study aimed to determine whether the timing of an interview relative to the recruitment season was associated with being ranked or matched at an academic medical center.

Retracted: Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery in China: Multi-Center Experience.

On Authors request: "Wrong total number of cases selected in the article, wrong number of cases in the minimally invasive surgery, and there are errors in the hospital complications" Reference: Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery in China: Multi-Center Experience Kun Hua, Yang Zhao, Ran Dong, Taoshuai Liu Med Sci Monit 2018;24: 421-426 10.12659/MSM.905408.

The Center for Evidence Based Practices at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and the Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University.

The Center for Evidence-Based Practices (CEBP), a multidisciplinary center located at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences (MSASS), has been in operation for the past 17 years. It is a joint project of MSASS and the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, and funded primarily through the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, as well as a variety of contractual agreements with agencies throughout the state and the country. The CEBP provides te...

Analysis of Academic Medical Center Graduate Medical Education Websites for Policies Regarding Restrictive Covenants in Non-ACGME Fellowships.

The topic of restrictive covenants in fellowships that are not approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has not been studied.

Utilizing Lean Six Sigma Methodology to Improve the Authored Works Command Approval Process at Naval Medical Center San Diego.

Inefficiencies in the command approval process for publications and/or presentations negatively impact DoD Graduate Medical Education (GME) residency programs' ability to meet ACGME scholarly activity requirements. A preliminary review of the authored works approval process at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) disclosed significant inefficiency, variation in process, and a low level of customer satisfaction. In order to facilitate and encourage scholarly activity at NMCSD, and meet ACGME requirements, ...

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