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African American baby being prompted to say "ah" by doctor

Editors’ Note: In a recent Psychology Today post, Rahil Briggs, Psy.D., clinical professor, psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Einstein, describes issues surrounding the psycho-social needs of children from zero to three years old caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. She explains how the disease poses an outsized threat to the mental health of children in a key 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

Editors’ Note: This post first appeared in Bloomberg Opinions. In every epidemic, some die, others become ill and recover, and the luckiest live through infection without symptoms. In today’s pandemic, we are seeing this play out before our eyes. Although the initial epidemiological data show that Covid-19 is more severe in older people, men and Read More

bottle with Hydroxychloroquine on table

We have all listened repeatedly to the many confused, confusing, and misleading statements coming from the White House in the midst of this pandemic, unprecedented in its scope and existential threat. Responding to all the misstatements would be a full-time job. However, the barrage of reckless comments made about drug treatments for COVID-19 during a Read More

Young woman walking a winding path

I wasn’t exactly sure what I wanted to do when I graduated from Binghamton University. But having majored in cellular and molecular biology, I knew I was interested in pursuing something within the biomedical field. I eagerly applied for positions in various institutions and organizations, ranging from healthcare policy and public health to biomedical research Read More

EDITORS’ NOTE: It’s Match Day, when graduating medical students across the nation learn where they will spend their residencies. In this post, we hear from fourth-year student Sammy Wu. Earlier this week, Sammy learned that he’s matched for physical medicine and rehabilitation. Today he learned where his residency will take place: Zucker SOM-Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital Read More