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How Hematologists-in-Training Can Leverage Social Media in the COVID-19 Era

Oct 23
2020

As hematologists-in-training spending long hours in patient care and research during the pandemic, many of us have turned to social media to stay connected with family and friends in these socially-distant times. With all of our academic conferences...

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Shaping Your Hematology and Academic Training in the Virtual Learning Era

Oct 23
2020

As the world engages in discussions on providing safe but rigorous education for children, post-graduate medical trainees and post-docs are facing their own struggles in obtaining a complete education as well as clinical and research experience. Whil...

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Career Transition in the Pandemic Era

Jul 09
2020

Making the transition from trainee to faculty in academia has a lot in common with running a marathon — something that requires training, preparation, support, and mental strength. When you add in the COVID-19 pandemic, that career transition &...

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Navigating the Job Hunt During COVID-19

Jul 09
2020

The health care system has historically been unaffected by, if not “immune” to, recessions; people have continued to seek medical care during tight times.1 However, with decreases in nonurgent surgeries and other revenue-generating proced...

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Trainees on the Front Lines of COVID-19: An Interview With Dr. Nicole Cruz of New York Presbyterian Hospital

May 12
2020

Dr. Urshila Durani: Describe yourself and what you were previously doing for fellowship prior to COVID-19. Dr. Nicole Cruz: I am a third-year hematology-oncology fellow at Weill Cornell-New York Presbyterian Hospital. I’m an aspiring physician-...

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Occupying Sacred Space: COVID as an Opportunity to Embrace Our Higher Calling

May 12
2020

As trainees in hematology, we are exposed to vast amounts of human suffering. Our days are often spent experiencing the tragedy of others. Through fellowship, we develop habits to manage this suffering. Transitions off inpatient service or out of cli...

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Mindfulness and Mindlessness

May 12
2020

Hey there, all you cool cats and kittens! As I have found myself saying on a daily basis, life is just bizarre right now. Medicine and science are inherently full of uncertainties, but we are used to having some kind of endpoint in most of our timeli...

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Where Can ASH Awards Take You? Stories From the ASH Early-Career Awardees

Nov 19
2019

Good research should be recognized, funded, and advanced. ASH provides funding and training opportunities through various awards for trainees and early-career investigators in the field of hematology. As trainees, getting awards not only builds...

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The Trainee Council Provides Advice on Navigating the 61st ASH Annual Meeting

Nov 19
2019

With hundreds of sessions, more than 30,000 hematologists, and so much to see, the ASH annual meeting can feel overwhelming. In addition to the cutting-edge science, there is ASH Central, countless opportunities for collaboration and networking, and...

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Starting a New Research Position

Aug 26
2019

When you shift from PhD student to postdoctoral or transition from clinical to research fellow, chances are that your workplace and responsibilities will change significantly. Additionally, you may have moved to a different city or even a different c...

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