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Editor’s Note: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Oncology Center of Excellence has launched the inaugural National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week, which will take place from June 17 through June 23, 2021. Research has shown that cancer awareness can help lower cancer mortality rates and increase life expectancy for all racial and ethnic groups, including Black Americans Read more

Angela Baldwin, ABC News Medical Unit

The ability to communicate effectively is an essential skill for any medical professional. If the current public health threat caused by COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that we live in a digitally connected world where information can be beamed to a global audience in an instant, and that a failure to provide clear and Read more

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Exciting news to share! Calling its combination of faculty, student and staff blog posts a “clear winner,” the judges of the 2015 Nonprofit PR Awards have named Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s The Doctor’s Tablet their Best Blog for 2015. The competition was held by PR Daily, part of Ragan Communications. We are honored by this Read more

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Welcome to 2015! The Doctor’s Tablet is entering its fourth year. When we started the blog in 2012, we had no idea what an exciting, challenging and rewarding experience it would become. Now, as we approach the 300 blog-post mark, we have an engaged audience and our content has been shared on KevinMD.com, AAMC’s Wing Read more

In a recent blog post, I described a cultural shift involving the use of smartphones at Jacobi Medical Center, a large, acute-care hospital that’s part of New York City’s public hospital system. When research from an Einstein-Jacobi study demonstrated that smartphone use during inpatient attending rounds can lead to distraction, our hospital instituted a “smartphone Read more

Over the last decade, researchers, doctors and the life-sciences industry have made great strides in treating HIV. Medications once routinely delivered through complicated multidose cocktails are now, for some patients, available in a one-pill-a-day form. While adhering to even a once-daily regimen is still a challenge, significant progress on the treatment of HIV is undeniable Read more