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Next Generation: Combating Discrimination in the Medical Profession

Next Generation is a BWH Clinical & Research News (CRN) column penned by students, residents, fellows and postdocs. This month’s column is written by Altaf Saadi, MD, a chief resident in the Department of Neurology.

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BWH Translational Accelerator Powers Up

Bold, new approach focuses on developing innovation through next generation clinical trials.

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Meet Eamonn Hobbs, BWH’s Entrepreneur in Residence

As visiting scholar and entrepreneur in residence at the Brigham, Eamonn Hobbs spends much of his time advising, training and mentoring physician-scientists and inventors.

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Radiation Oncology Increases Clinical Trial Enrollment

Over the past 18 months, the Department of Radiation Oncology has found success in two parallel efforts aimed at increasing the number of novel clinical trials as well as providing opportunities for all Radiation Oncology patients to participate in research.

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In Case You Missed It – June 2017

Bite sized news for busy clinicians and researchers.

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Supporting the Fight Against Addiction

Several new clinical tools in Partners eCare make it easier for providers to track a patient’s use of opioids, communicate the potential risks of taking them and remain in compliance with new legislation around opioid prescribing.

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What’s New in Research – June 2017

Alzheimer's and the immune system; in depth with an interleukin; Notch in a double bind; and a virus visualized

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Comings, Goings and Promotions

Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc, will become executive director of the Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health on June 1. Colin MacLachlan, who has served as assistant director of Engineering at BWH for 18 years, was recently named director of Engineering.

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BWH Clinical Ethics Case Review: “We Want to Do Everything”

This issue of the BWH Clinical Ethics Case Review highlights a case in which the parents of a terminally ill infant asked the care team to continue "doing everything" to keep their child alive.

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What was your most memorable summer experience?

BWHers share stories from their most memorable summers.