December Publications

Ryan (Atul) Sharma and Alyssa Caplan (St. Mary's Internal Medicine Resident) recently published a case about Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) in Annals of Hematology & Oncology. 


Ryan (Atul) Sharma and Alyssa Caplan (St. Mary's Internal Medicine Resident) recently published a case about carotid artery dissection in Annals of Stroke and Vascular Neurology. Read More


Sirisha Narayana and colleagues offer a controversial stance on the role of health care proxies in reproduction decisions for patients lacking decisional capacity. Read more


Elizabeth Dzeng and Sean Morrison published an editorial in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society arguing that the field of palliative care needs to look beyond advance directives and advance care planning towards a broader understanding of how institutional and national cultures influence end-of-life decision-making. Read More


Lingsheng Li and Elizabeth Dzeng wrote an opinion piece for the San Francisco Chronicle. Based on qualitative interviews conducted of volunteer clinicians in the New York City initial COVID-19 surge, they emphasize how health care workers and the health care system are struggling with the volumes of COVID-19 patients and suggest that public health efforts must be the front line of the pandemic response. Read More


Anna Parks (UCSF Heme-Onc fellow) and Margaret Fang published a study describing the risk of thrombosis after CAR-T therapy in 91 people with lymphoma or multiple myeloma. Within 60 days of treatment, 9% of patients developed venous thrombosis. This study is among the first to evaluate the risk of thrombosis in this patient population and found that the risk is not insignificant. Read More



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