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In Memoriam: Christopher Barton, Division of Infectious Diseases

BWH and the Division of Infectious Diseases mourn the loss of Christopher Barton, a research assistant, who died suddenly on Dec. 24.

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In Memoriam: Lawrence H. Cohn, MD, Pioneering Cardiac Surgeon

BWH and the Division of Cardiac Surgery mourn the loss of Lawrence H. Cohn, MD, a pioneering cardiac surgeon and devoted educator, former chief of the Division of Cardiac Surgery.

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Q&A with James Rathmell, MD

James Rathmell, MD, chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, discusses his first seven months at BWH, his goals for the department and how his diverse interests in medicine and photography have shaped his career path.

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What big ‘breakthroughs’ in science or medicine do you anticipate in 2016?

BWHers share their predictions about breakthroughs that will dramatically impact patient care, change the course of research or significantly shift how we provide care.

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Imoigele Aisiku Focuses on Helping Patients Who Have Sustained Traumatic Brain Injuries

Emergency Department physician Imoigele Aisiku, MD, MBA, merges his research and clinical interests in traumatic brain injury and critical care at BWH.

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Experts and Patients Develop Cultural Dexterity Curriculum for Surgeons

Center for Surgery and Public Health Leads Multi-Institutional Effort to Develop and Pilot Test Curriculum.

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What’s New in Research: January 2016

Atherosclerotic plaques; genetics and sleep; congenital heart disease and neurodevelopmental risk; treating toenail fungus; agonist versus surgery for prostate cancer

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Next Generation: How An Unconventional Mentorship Program Has Taught and Inspired Me

Third-year medical student Cathy Hao describes her experience participating in the BWH Nursing-Medical Student Mentorship Program.

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Data from Electronic Health Records Power Research in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Elizabeth Karlson, MD, is using data from EHRs to answer pressing questions about rheumatoid arthritis.

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Joining Forces to Conquer MS

In a groundbreaking new research collaboration, BWH has partnered with Google Life Sciences and Biogen to decipher why multiple sclerosis progresses so differently among individuals, and translate that information into new therapies and improved care.

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Transitions

Comings, Goings and Promotions

Mark Andersen, MHA, MS; Michael VanRooyen, MD, MPH