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Resident Burnout

• December 1st, 2016

This podcast is the second in a series that reflects medicine’s most pressing issues through the eyes of residents. “The House” provides residents with a forum to share their stories from the bedside, where they are learning far more than the lessons of clinical medicine. Lisa Rosenbaum is a cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, an… Read More…

Take the Case Challenge: A Man with Acute Liver Injury

• 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”

• 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

• 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…