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JAMA Medical News: Interviews and Summaries

Dec 30, 2020

Communication science expert Brian Southwell, PhD, recently launched a training workshop at the Duke University School of Medicine to address a major clinical problem: What should physicians do when patients are misinformed about their health? It’s one of only a few such programs in the nation. Southwell, a scholar...


Dec 22, 2020

JAMA Network Articles of the Year 2020; Looking to Long-term Survivors for Improved Pancreatic Cancer Treatment; Musical Spine Surgeons Lift Spirits With Songs of Hope

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Dec 16, 2020

Ala Stanford, MD, founder of Philadelphia's Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium, talks with JAMA Medical News staff writer Mary Chris Jaklevic about her work to establish COVID-19 testing sites for the city's Black residents.

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Dec 2, 2020

JAMA sat down with Elvis Francois and William Robinson to talk about their unexpected fame as a musical duo. Videos of the 2 performing uplifting songs, with Francois on vocals and Robinson on the piano, have gone viral, leading the 2 spine surgery fellows to record an EP at a Nashville studio this past spring....


Nov 24, 2020

Could Frequent Testing Help Squelch COVID-19?; Nursing Homes’ Next Test—Vaccinating Workers Against COVID-19; SARS-CoV-2 Testing Hesitancy Could Hamper Mitigation Efforts

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