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Pearls of WCM-Q Grand Rounds

Speakers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar's Grand Rounds, coordinated by the Division of Continuing Professional Development, share their 'pearls of wisdom' about their chosen field of interest with us. 


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Pediatric Palliative Care: Unraveling Common Myths, Misconceptions and Misunderstandings

Palliative care is a form of specialized medical care for individuals with serious and potentially life-threatening, or life-limiting illness and disease and is best provided early1 in the clinical course concurrent with disease modifying treatments...

Approach to medical management of obesity

Obesity is a chronic, relapsing, multifactorial neurobehavioral disease that requires multi-disciplinary, individualized, long-term management...

Influenza Vaccination

The annual epidemic influenza illness is caused by influenza viruses type A and B. Isolated from humans as early as the 1930s, these viruses produce a contagious respiratory infection...

Time for Antimicrobial Awareness

Appropriate use of antibiotics is increasingly becoming a top priority in everyday practice as more and more healthcare systems adopt robust stewardship programs...

Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rare and aggressive disease – while the incidence is only 2-4% of all breast cancers in the United States...

How to Navigate the Misinformation Ecosystem

Health misinformation has been around for centuries and is found across topics including outbreaks, chronic conditions, and treatments...

Preventing a ‘Twindemic’: Advances and Challenges in Flu and Covid-19 Vaccine Development

Influenza and Sars-Cov2 are two viruses whose stories are tied to major pandemics killing millions of people. Influenza ...

Molecular Neuropathology and Very Early Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

Deposition of amyloid  peptides (A) as senile plaques and tau as neurofibrillary changes constitutes the hallmark neuropathological lesions of Alzheimer's disease (AD)...

Venous thromboembolism in the ICU

Venous thromboembolism describes the clinical presentation of atypical clot formation in the venous system of multifactorial origin, mainly depending on the so-called Virchow triad: stasis, vessel wall injury and hypercoagulability...

Leading Teams in Uncertain Times

Coronavirus has brought the world of economics, politics, healthcare and indeed humanity to a stand-still in one maleficent swoop. An unprecedented shutdown of the global economy (Jones et al., 2020)...