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Why Racial Inequity Will Not End Until I Change

By Michelle Schober, MD James Baldwin said, “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can change until it is faced.” Many who previously doubted the existence of racial inequity in our society now finally accept it as a grave problem. Sadly, many of the newly convinced fail to...


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Introducing Currents: Reflecting on COVID-19, Anticipating the Future

The Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) is proud to launch the September 2020 issue of Currents , featuring a compilation of content published on Currents throughout this extraordinary year. This special annual issue reflects on how neurocritical care professionals have addressed COVID-19,...


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New Simulation Content for Emergency Neurological Life Support® (ENLS)

By George Lopez, Chitra Venkatasubramanian and Sarah Peacock We are excited to announce that after much consideration and evaluation, Emergency Neurological Life Support® (ENLS) will receive a major upgrade in Fall 2020! NCS has partnered with Designing Digitally, a company that...


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NCS Supports Members in Lebanon

As a global society, NCS supports its members in need throughout the world. The tragic Beirut explosion displaced several families and help is needed. Please click here to donate to the Red Cross who is currently providing aid. Funds are needed for food, water, hygiene kits, masks, gloves...


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Simplifying the Neurocritical Care Fellowship Process: A Solution from the NCS Trainee Committee and the Fellowship Directors Committee

By Uttara Koul, MD, PGY4 neurology resident, St. Louis University; and Aleksandra Yakhkind, MD, PGY6 neurocritical care fellow, University of Pennsylvania Neurocritical care attracts residents from a multitude of specialties — a majority constitutes adult neurology residents. As...


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Research Operations Subcommittee Update 2019-2020

By Shraddha Mainali, MD; Molly McNett, PhD, RN, FNCS; Sherry Chou, MD, MMSC, FNCS; Jennifer Kim, MD, PhD; Tom Lawson, CNP The Research Operations Subcommittee (ROSC) of The Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) has continued to support research initiatives throughout the society. Within the...


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Fellowship Directors’ Section Update

By Angela Hays Shapshak and Atul Kalanuria The past several months have been eventful for those of us involved in neurocritical care education. As I’m sure you are aware, the first ABMS Neurocritical Care examination is scheduled to take place in October 2021; applications will become...


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Women In Neurocritical Care: Past, Present and Future

By Gretchen Brophy, Diana Greene-Chandos, Marin Darsie, Holly Hinson, Elissa Fory, Nerissa Ko, Deepa Malaiyandi, Christa O’Hana S. Nobleza and Wendy Wright-Siegler Women in Neurocritical Care (WINCC) has evolved over the years to be one of the most active sections of the Neurocritical Care...


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Neurocritical Care ON CALL: From Inception to the Future

By Katharina Busl and David Greer What is Neurocritical Care ON CALL? Neurocritical Care ON CALL is the subscription-based, up-to-date, comprehensive online resource dedicated to the multi-disciplinary practice of neurocritical care. It was launched in the summer of 2018 by the...


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An Update from the Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) Nursing Section

By Deborah Tran First, I would like to thank nurses for all the work you do for our neurocritical care patients daily, and for the work many of you are doing to provide care for the patients with illness related to the global pandemic. Many of you are working in different areas than usual,...