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Career Advice Series: The Journey to Success

By Currents Editor posted 06-26-2018 16:24

By Jennifer A. Kim

In this issue of Currents, I am very excited to share a four-article series offering career advice, from applying to fellowship to becoming a leader in neurocritical care. With the assistance of guest writers Dr. Anand Venkatraman, fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Dr. Alexis Steinberg, resident at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, we have had the great opportunity to interview a few of the leaders in our field, who offer advice to physicians in training and throughout their careers.

1. Forging Ahead: Tips on Applying for the Neurocritical Care Fellowship Match with Kristine O’Phalen, Chief of Neurocritical Care at the University of Miami Medical Center
2. Locking it Down: Securing Your Ideal First Job with Dr. Karen Hirsch, Medical Director of Neurocritiacal Care at Stanford University Medical Center
3. Laying a Strong Foundation: How to Flourish as a Young Attending with Dr. Thomas Bleck, Founding Chair of the Neurocritical Care Society and Director of Clinical Neurophysiology at Rush University Medical Center; Dr. Jonathan Rosand, Chief of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital; and Dr. Jose Suarez, Director of Neurosciences Critical Care at Johns Hopkins Hospital and current Vice President of the Neurocritical Care Society
4. Climbing up the ladder: Advice on Achieving Mid-Career and Leadership Success with Dr. Wendy Wright, Director of Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at Emory University and Chair of the Fellow of Neurocritical Care Committee

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By Lauren Koffman DO, MS   This is the second installment in a Currents series featuring neurocritical researchers who have been awarded K awards. Each person was asked to describe their research background, experience with the application process and a bit about their research project. The recurrent ...
Authors: Rey A. Rossetti AO, et al. Late Awakening in Survivors of Postanoxic Coma: Early Neurophysiologic Predictors and Association With ICU and Long-Term Neurologic Recovery. Critical Care Medicine. 2019 Jan 1;47(1):85-92. Reviewed by: Wazim Mohamed, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Division ...
By Brian Gilbert, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Wesley Medical Center, Wichita KS Coagulopathies in neurocritical illness is common. Traumatic brain injury (TBI), subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), and acute ischemic stroke (AIS) ...