Posts in the ‘What’s New’ Category

Take the Case Challenge: A Man with Acute Liver Injury

Posted by • November 14th, 2016

A 50-year-old man was admitted to the hospital because of increased levels of aminotransferases, hyperbilirubinemia, anemia, and acute kidney injury. What is the most likely diagnosis? Read the case description then vote and comment on what you think the diagnosis is. Review the answers in the full text of the case to be published in the… Read More…

New Interactive Medical Case: “Dissecting a Case of Abdominal Pain”

Posted by • October 31st, 2016

A 43-year-old man with no notable medical history presented to the emergency department within 1 hour after the abrupt onset of abdominal pain. The patient stated that he had been dressing for work when severe, “crampy” abdominal pain occurred in the left upper quadrant. On a scale of 0 to 10, with 0 indicating no… Read More…

NEJM Hosts SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge

Posted by • October 24th, 2016

Clinical trials are paramount to the advancement of medical knowledge and directly impact patients’ lives. Sharing pivotal data from these trials across the medical profession in a fundamentally transparent way allows for the further advancement of science and maximization of clinical trial participants’ contributions. In order to demonstrate the potential benefits of clinical trial data sharing,… Read More…

Continuing the Discussion on Data Sharing

Posted by • August 16th, 2016

The recent publication of four Perspective articles on data sharing prompted vigorous discussion on Twitter and on NEJM.org. The Journal is committed to data sharing in the setting of clinical trials, and we are supportive of an open discussion around this critical issue. We will continue to create opportunities for this dialogue. Nice theme-3 perspectives on importance/progress… Read More…

Announcing NEJM Resident 360

Posted by • June 21st, 2016

No one said residency would be easy. But it doesn’t have to be quite so hard. NEJM Resident 360, a new website and discussion platform from NEJM Group, gives residents the information, resources, and support they need to approach each rotation with confidence. Rotation Prep helps residents solidify their foundational medical knowledge with materials that have… Read More…

Apply to Be an NEJM Editorial Fellow

Posted by • June 14th, 2016

The NEJM invites applications for three one-year, full-time, paid editorial fellowships beginning in July 2017 from medical professionals at any career stage. Applications are due by August 15, 2016. The editorial fellows review and edit Images in Clinical Medicine submissions, organize the Clinical Decisions series, and write the Quick Takes under the supervision of senior editors. The fellows… Read More…

New Clinical Decisions article: Skin Abscess

Posted by • March 8th, 2016

A 22-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with a 3-day history of increasing redness, swelling, and pain in her left thigh. She tells you that she otherwise feels well. She reports no recent trauma and no fevers, chills, nausea, or vomiting. She has no relevant medical history. She is not currently taking any medications… Read More…

Take the Case Challenge: A Man with Weight Loss, Abdominal Pain, and an Ileocecal Mass

Posted by • March 2nd, 2016

An 80-year-old man presented with several years of intermittent abdominal pain, diarrhea, bleeding, weight loss, and an ileocecal mass. What is the most likely diagnosis? Read the case description. Then vote and comment about what the diagnosis may be and what diagnostic tests will prove useful. Find the answers in the full text of the case to be… Read More…

Clinical Collections

Posted by • January 18th, 2016

Did you know that NEJM Group offers Clinical Collections? These Collections include content from the New England Journal of Medicine and NEJM Journal Watch, curated for relevance by expert clinicians to help you improve your knowledge and patient care. Clinical Collections are offered in a convenient PDF format for instant and easy access. NEJM Cases in Primary Care… Read More…

Apply for the NEJM Resident Program

Posted by • December 14th, 2015

The New England Journal of Medicine is offering a two-week elective course for trainees and fellows PGY3 and higher who seek a deeper understanding of how a peer-review journal works and how editors make decisions about publishing papers. It is a participatory elective based on the New England Journal of Medicine and taught at our editorial offices in… Read More…