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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,...


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NCS Legal and Ethical Resources Are More Important Now Than Ever Before

By Stephen Trevick, MD Medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic has seen greater change over a shorter period of time than once believed possible. As physicians and associated medical providers, our institutions, case profiles and even day-to-day workflows have undergone incredible shifts. ...


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COVID-19 Research Opportunities Through the Neurocritical Care Society

By Shraddha Mainali, MD; Sherry Chou, MD, MSc; Molly McNett, PhD, RN, CNRN, FNCS, FAAN; Raimund Helbok, MD, PhD; Jennifer Frontera, MD; Ericka L. Fink, MD, MS; Michelle Schober, MD; and Courtney L. Robertson, MD Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), or the COVID-19...


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Women in Neurocritical Care Corner: Perspectives from the Frontlines

Women in Neurocritical Care Corner: Perspectives from the Frontlines By Diana Greene-Chandos, MD, FNCS I recently watched a segment from a critical care physician on national news, where she described writing a “goodbye” letter to her children while struggling to catch her breath...


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Neurocritical Care in Jordan: The Past, the Present and Our Future Plans

By Khalid Alsherbini, MD 1 ; Tariq Abu Elem, MD, FAANS 2 ; Ahmed Yassin, MD 3 ; Said Dahbour, MD, FAAN 4 ; Mohammad Talib Abu Elem, MD 5 ; Lama H Nazer, PharmD, BCPS 6 ; Islam Ahmed Ali E’lemat, MD 7 Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center,...