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JAMA Medical News: Interviews and Summaries

Apr 28, 2020

Finding Ways to Reduce Coronavirus Exposure During Dialysis; The Promise and Peril of Antibody Testing for COVID-19; The Challenge of Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Correctional Facilities


Apr 27, 2020

Medical historian Howard Markel, MD, PhD, director of the University of Michigan's Center for the History of Medicine, speaks with JAMA Fishbein fellow Angel Desai, MD, about lessons from the devastating 1918 flu pandemic. Markel discusses his research into the effects of social distancing on US death rates during...


Apr 27, 2020

A new exhibit on the 1918 flu pandemic asks: What is an individual's responsibility to their community during a pandemic? Exhibit curator Jane Boyd and museum manager Nancy Hill take Jennifer Abbasi on a tour of the medical museum's new exhibit just weeks before the COVID-19 outbreak first emerged.

Pandemic Part 1:...



Apr 1, 2020

Fixing the Parent Trap for Resident Physicians; Confirmatory Trial For Drug to Prevent Preterm Birth Finds No Benefit, So Why Is It Still Prescribed?; The Low-FODMAP Diet Helps IBS Symptoms, but Questions Remain