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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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Chest Pain: Anatomic vs. Functional Evaluation

One of the most common reasons that individuals seek medical care is the occurrence of chest pain. In fact, chest pain is responsible for more than 6.5 million visits to the emergency room...

Our future health is in the hands of people with Down syndrome

Down syndrome (DS), caused by total or partial trisomy of chromosome 21, is the most frequent chromosomal disease in live newborns. As of 2016, approximately 1 in every 772 liveborn babies in the USA had DS (13.0 per 10,000)...

Improving Child Survival Around the World

Despite dramatic improvements in childhood mortality in recent decades, around 5 million children continue to die every year around the world. There are widespread disparities in the chance of survival of a child born today...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), comprised of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, is characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract and elevated pro-inflammatory markers. Inflammatory bowel disease mainly affects...

Male Osteoporosis and Fracture Outcomes

One in two women and one in four men over the age of 50 will suffer a fracture with minimal trauma from age-related deteriorated to bone structure , and for hip fracture the outcomes are severe, with high first-year mortality in women of 12.8% and 26.6% in men...

Chronic Kidney Disease

The kidneys are essential organs for survival in humans because they are involved in several important physiologic functions in the body. These functions include filtering and removal of toxins from...

Heart Failure

February is Heart Month and today I am going to be talking about one of the most common cardiovascular diseases, heart failure...

Flozins: The Latest Guard of the Kidneys

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is the leading cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end stage kidney disease (ESKD) worldwide. Since the early 2000’s there have been no new interventions...

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...