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Saleh Aldasouqi, MD, FACE, ECNU, is professor of medicine and chief of the endocrinology division at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing. His writing combines insights from his years of caring for patients and training physicians in the U.S. and internationally.

“From the Doctor’s Bag” is a blog about topics at the intersection of humanities and medicine — topics without a P-value or area under the curve. It takes a mostly lighthearted view of issues that affect health care providers as professionals and members of society, parents, siblings, spouses, neighbors or friends.

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BLOG: A word of caution to insulin pump users to ‘spring forward’

February 20, 2018
John D. Kelly IV, MD, is a professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. He focuses his blog on helping surgeons reduce stress while achieving balance in their practices and families.
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BLOG: Patient-related outcomes: A novel way to prevent burnout

November 6, 2017
David M. Glaser, JD, is a health care attorney at Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. He focuses his blog on health care legal issues and policy-related health topics, ranging from how to operate ancillary services to methods for shaping the health care reform debate.
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BLOG: Gainsharing/co-management is a great opportunity for physicians, hospitals

October 17, 2017
Peter Chin-Hong, MD, MAS, is a professor of medicine, Academy-Endowed Chair for Innovation in Teaching, director of the Pathways to Discovery in Clinical and Translational Research program, and director of the transplant and immunocompromised host infectious disease program at the University of California, San Francisco. His Twitter handle is @PCH_SF.
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Tweets in the time of Zika (or Ebola or cholera)

September 16, 2016

Dina Halegoua-De Marzio, MD, is an attending gastroenterologist and transplant hepatologist in practice at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Halegoua-DeMarzio will oversee the Case Conference blog, working with the fellows at Thomas Jefferson for the most interesting and engaging cases of the month.

Disclosure: Halegoua-DeMarzio reports she was an consultant for Intercept Pharma.

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BLOG: Two cases of Diphyllobothrium latum infection in immunocompetent hosts

May 2, 2016

James R. Andrews, MD, is a founding partner and medical director of the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Fla. He also is a co-founder of the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Ala. His blog adds perspective and commentary on current sport medicine initiatives and other related orthopedic news.

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BLOG: Prevent injuries in wrestlers, but still maintain a competitive edge

January 6, 2016
Patellofemoral Update focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of patellofemoral disorders. The blog is sponsored by The Patellofemoral Foundation whose mission is to improve the care of individuals with anterior knee pain through targeted education and research. The Patellofemoral Foundation offers additional online education resources on its website.
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BLOG: Surgical intervention for first-time patellofemoral dislocations in pediatric, adolescent patients

October 27, 2015
Robert J. Echenberg, MD, FACOG, is the founder of the Echenberg Institute for Pelvic and Sexual Pain in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Previously known as the Institute for Women in Pain, Echenberg’s practice is one of the first privately owned multi-disciplinary practices exclusively specializing in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of chronic pelvic, genital and sexual pain. Since its inception in 2006, the Institute has treated more than 1,200 women and a growing number of men with pelvic and sexual pain disorders from 26 states and six countries.
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BLOG: Taking an integrative approach to treating pelvic pain

August 7, 2015

The blog will present informative and educational content on all aspects of patient financing within health care practices.

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BLOG: Patient financing also can be used as a marketing tool

August 3, 2015