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Review Article

Best Practices for Survey Use in Medical Education: How to Design, Refine, and Administer High-Quality Surveys

Tanya Nikiforova, MD, MS, Andrea Carter, MD, MS, Emmanuelle Yecies, MD, MS, Carla L. Spagnoletti, MD, MS


Could Clinician Sensitivity to Cultural and Historical Considerations Help Reduce COVID-19 Deaths among Blacks?

David Kountz, MD, Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH, Veronica Vital, PhD, RN, Setu Vora, MD, Ryan Gough, BS, Jessica Seyfried, MPH, MSW

Original Article

Analysis of the Effects of COVID-19 Mask Mandates on Hospital Resource Consumption and Mortality at the County Level

Steven G. Schauer, DO, MS, Jason F. Naylor, PA-C, Michael D. April, MD, PhD, Brandon M. Carius, PA-C, Ian L. Hudson, DO, MPH

Review Article

OPEN: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-Related Pulmonary Toxicity: A Comprehensive Review, Part II

Hazim Bukamur, MD, Akram Alkrekshi, MD, PgDip, Heather Katz, DO, Mohamed Alsharedi, MD, Yousef R. Shweihat, MD, Nancy J. Munn, MD

Original Article

CME Article: Telemetry Overuse and the Effect of Educational and Electronic Health Record-Based Interventions on an Academic Internal Medicine Ward

Peter Caldwell, MD, Logan Davies, MD, Martin White, MD, P. Adam Kelly, PhD, Jonathan Orner, MD


Oxygen Supplementation in COPD Exacerbation with Hypoxia and Hypercapnia: What Does the Evidence Show?

Biplab K. Saha, MD, Alyssa Bonnier, RN, BSN, Woon H. Chong, MD


Physicians-in-Training: From Digital Devices to Digital Amnesia

Ali Seifi, MD, Michelle Rodriguez, JD, MD, Seyedmohammad Jafari, HBSc

Multidisciplinary Clinical Case Study

Early Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Telehealth Patterns in Primary Care, Mental Health, and Specialty Care Facilities in Texas

Omolola E. Adepoju, PhD, MPH, Minji Chae, BS, MS, M. Femi Ayadi, PhD, Omar Matuk-Villazon, MD, Winston Liaw, MD, MPH

Original Article

OPEN: An Approach to Faculty Development for Underrepresented Minorities in Medicine

Juan Robles, MD, Tanya Anim, MD, Maria Harsha Wusu, MD, MSEd, Krys E. Foster, MD, MPH, Yury Parra, MD, Octavia Amaechi, MD, Kari-Claudia Allen, MD, MPH, Jose E. Rodríguez, MD, Kendall M. Campbell, MD, Dmitry Tumin, PhD, Judy Washington, MD

Original Article

Association of Intrinsic Motivating Factors and Joy in Practice: A National Physician Survey

Matthew Du, BA, Hyo Jung Tak, PhD, John D. Yoon, MD

Original Article

Association between Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers and Lung Cancer

Scott A. Helgeson, MD, Mark R. Waddle, MD, Rebecca C. Burnside, MD, Yalew T. Debella, MD, Augustine S. Lee, MD, Charles D. Burger, MD, Zhuo Li, MS, Patrick W. Johnson, , Neal M. Patel, MD


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