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BACK of the BOOK Heard in the Blogosphere Mark Lewis, MD @marklewismd I’m tired of learning who my patients really were by reading their obituaries & attending their funerals. The “social history” is a reductive, seconds-long assessment of lifestyle risk factors: a checkbox catalog of vices. It tells us nothing of their virtues. #medtwitter #meded Jenny Allen, PharmD @Jenny_Allen The range of language options this clin- ical trial website offers is a tad bizarre. If I select Old English will I be requested to dispense from my apothecary?! Colin Taylor, MD @ColinTaylorMD As physicians, we make up a significant portion of the “System.” Without us, the “System” will cease to exist. Knowing this, why do we minimize our influence? We must work together to leverage our position within the “System” to change it from the inside out. #PhysicianBurnout Doctors to NRA: “This Is Our Lane” On November 7, 2018, the National Rifle Association (NRA) fired off a Tweet in response to gun control research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine: NRA @NRA Someone should tell self-important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane. Half of the articles in Annals of Internal Medicine are pushing for gun control. Most upsetting, however, the medical community seems to have consulted NO ONE but themselves. Unsurprisingly, doctors who treat the victims of gun violence did not remain silent. Health-care providers flooded the gun-rights group with more than 21,000 messages on Twitter, sharing photos and personal experiences from the frontlines: This Is Our Lane @ThisIsOurLane Since The @NRA is incapable of understanding the important role we the medical community have in this fight against #Gun- Violence, we have created this handle just for you! Marianne Haughey, MD @mthaughey I see no one from the @nra next to me in the trauma bay as I have cared for victims of gun violence for the past 25 years. THAT must be MY lane. COME INTO MY LANE. Tell one mother her child is dead with me, then we can talk. Tatiana Prowell, MD @tmprowell Assistant Professor or Instructor – Clinician, Department of Hematology Position Description: Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri seeks a full-time Instructor in the Division of Hematology to provide patient care and related services at Washington University Medical Center’s Center for Advanced Medicine, Christian Hospital Northeast, and Barnes- Jewish West County. He/she will staff an outpatient hematology clinic, attend on the hematology inpatient and consult services, assist in the teaching of medical students, medical house staff, and hematology/ Number of gun deaths in the US in 2017 very similar to the number of deaths from breast cancer. Anyone who says #gunviolence is not a pub- lic health crisis is either not paying attention or hoping you’re not paying attention. Rebecca Johnson, MD @surgerydoc You may not know that the small-town general surgeon taking out your ap- pendix or fixing your hernia has been trauma trained for GSWs as a normal part of becoming a surgeon. We are. Because #ThisIsOurLane #stayinmylane oncology fellows, and participate in patient-oriented clinical research. The hematology service sees a diverse population of patients with classical hematological problems, including sickle cell anemia and other hemoglobinopathies, bleeding and thrombotic disorders, myeloproliferative neoplasms, bone marrow failure syndromes, and autoimmune hematologic diseases. Duties also include participating in research and other scholarly activities as assigned by the Department. The position requires a Professional Medical Degree and a three year Fellowship in Hematology to be completed by June 30, 2019. Send resumes to Kristen Sanfilippo, ksanfilippo@wustl.edu. Follow ASH and ASH Clinical News on: @ASH_Hematology, @BloodJournal, @BloodAdvances, and @ASHClinicalNews Facebook.com/AmericanSocietyofHematology @ASH_Hematology 38 ASH Clinical News January 2019