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Advance Practice Provider Assessment and Response to COVID-19

By Megan A. Brissie, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, FNCS, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Health, Department of Neurosurgery; and Lindsay Marchetti, MS, PA-C, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center, Neurocritical Care The COVID-19 pandemic has both created and exposed an...


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NCS Members: Spread the Good News About the COVID-19 Vaccine

By Wade Smith, MD, PhD, FNCS, President, NCS Board of Directors, Professor of Neurology, UCSF; and Sharon C. Allen, NCS Executive Director As we end 2020, we open a new year with much anticipation for better world health. Many of you have qualified as Level 1A priority for COVID-19 vaccination...


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Introducing the Neurocritical Care Journal Social Media Ambassador Team #NeuroCritCare @neurocritcareJ

By Eric Lawson, Masoom Desai and Aarti Sarwal Over the last decade, social media has revolutionized the connectivity of our medical community by providing a global, easily accessible and dynamic platform to share information. It has transformed into a vital, multi-purpose and widely...


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Albany Neurocritical Care Among First Neuro ICU Teams to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

By Tamer Abdelhak, MD, FNCS On Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, the Albany Medical Center neurocritical care team was one of the first Neuro ICU teams to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The team has been on the frontline of managing patients within Upstate New York who have suffered from...


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Neurocritical Care Society Launches New Career Center: Part 2 FAQs

(Pictured L to R) By Aleksandra Yakhkind, MD, Neurocritical Care Fellow, University of Pennsylvania; Pouya Ameli, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Neurology Neurosurgery, University of Florida College of Medicine; Naomi Niznick, MD, Chair, NCS Trainee Section, Neurology Resident, University of...


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Neurocritical Care Society Launches New Career Center: Part 1 FAQs

(Pictured L to R) By Aleksandra Yakhkind, MD, Neurocritical Care Fellow, University of Pennsylvania; Pouya Ameli, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Neurology Neurosurgery, University of Florida College of Medicine; Naomi Niznick, MD, Chair, NCS Trainee Section, Neurology Resident, University of...


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Currents Is Seeking Contributors

Currents is seeking contributors to grow our neurocritical care content offerings and showcase new perspectives. If you’re interested in learning more about how you can share your clinical expertise through Currents , contact Associate Editor Michael Reznik, MD . #NCSRoundup ​


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Women in Neurocritical Care as the Voice of Clinical Excellence, Activism, Camaraderie, Collaborations, Diversity and New Beginnings

By Hana Nobleza, MD; Deepa Maliayandi, MD; and Diana Greene-Chandos, MD, FNCS We have all seen our lives changed by the global COVID-19 pandemic since the first reported case of COVID-19 on Dec. 31, 2020. The mission of Women in Neurocritical Care (WINCC) continued to be strengthened during...


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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,...