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Webb selected as a 2018 AAHPM Hearst Leadership Scholar

August 10, 2018
Jason Webb, MD , assistant professor of medicine (General Internal Medicine) and psychiatry and behavioral medicine and program director of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program, has been selected as a 2018 AAHPM Hearst Leadership Scholar by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
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Helping the Heart to Repair Itself

July 24, 2018
As a cardiologist, Ravi Karra, MD , sees firsthand the suffering heart failure causes. Many of his patients eventually need heart transplants, which save lives but bring a new set of problems, including fistfuls of daily pills to prevent rejection. “Wouldn’t it be great if instead of needing a new heart, you could repair the one you already have?” asks Karra.
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Wilder and Moylan receive awards from AASLD

June 29, 2018
Julius Wilder, MD, PhD , assistant professor of medicine (Gastroenterology), and Cynthia Moylan, MD, MHS , associate professor of medicine (Gastroenterology), are the recipients of 2018 awards from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Foundation.
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Strong Start award gives Phuong Doan the chance to ask high-risk, high-reward questions

June 8, 2018
Phuong Doan, MD , assistant professor of medicine (Hematalogic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy), is not one of those physicians who always knew she wanted to do research. “I consider myself more of a late bloomer,” she says. “What shaped my decision to go into research is a combination of my interactions with patients and mentors--both accidental and intentional--that I met along the way.”

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