Fourteen Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences teachers, seven residents, four medical students and three staff members received 2020 Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Awards or honorable mentions for excellence in teaching.
Two medical fellows, four medical residents and two medical students earned honors for outstanding poster presentations at the Office of Graduate Medical Education’s second annual Celebration of Scholarship.
Four faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing three medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.
Initially spurred by fears of a shortage of mechanical ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients, researchers have been developing a low-cost way of mechanizing resuscitators that are commonly found in ambulances and emergency rooms.
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is participating in a national effort being coordinated by the Mayo Clinic to collect convalescent plasma as a possible therapy for COVID-19 patients.
Manoj J. Mammen, MD, has co-authored international guidelines — jointly published in Critical Care Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine — for the management of critically ill adults with coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
According to Sanjay Sethi, MD, professor of medicine, the recent emergence of severe and even fatal vaping-related lung disease presents a challenge for health care providers and is causing some changes in their practices.
A pair of projects led by researchers in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine involve studies of veterans with chronic pulmonary obstructive disease (COPD) and sleep disorders, respectively.