Posts Tagged ‘200th anniversary’

View Dialogues in Medicine Videos

Posted by Karen Buckley • July 12th, 2012

What are the challenges in developing an HIV vaccine? What strategies do we need to solve maternal/fetal health issues today? How can breast cancer patients be diagnosed and treated more effectively? How can we insure that advances in cardiology make the patient’s life better? Prominent experts gathered in Boston on June 22 to discuss these… Read More…

Vote Now! The Most Important NEJM Article (1930-1959)

Posted by Karen Buckley • March 1st, 2012

In January, you voted for an article documenting the beginning of ether anesthesia, and in February, for the first description of platelets. This month we’re asking you to consider five articles from 1930-1959 and tell us which you think is most important. In 1948, Sidney Farber reported promising results in treatment of early childhood leukemia…. Read More…

Vote on the Most Important NEJM Article

Posted by Karen Buckley • February 3rd, 2012

As part of the NEJM 200th anniversary celebration, each month we will present a selection of five articles from a period in NEJM history and ask you to choose which one you think is the most important. At year’s end, we’ll post the winning articles from each period and let you choose the most important… Read More…

Explore the History of Medical Discoveries

Posted by Karen Buckley • January 26th, 2012

Over 200 years, the New England Journal of Medicine has published early descriptions of disease, groundbreaking new treatments for particular conditions, and the first steps toward significant changes in how physicians care for patients.  The 200th anniversary website has an interactive timeline that allows you to search and rediscover the progress of centuries past.   Each… Read More…

Join NEJM in Celebrating 200 Years

Posted by Karen Buckley • January 9th, 2012

In 2012, the New England Journal of Medicine celebrates 200 years of advances in medical research and clinical practice. We value your ongoing interest in NEJM as a reader and important contributor to the NEJM community, and are inviting you to join in with your colleagues in celebrating this event. Throughout 2012 we will mark… Read More…