Category Archives: Health

The FDA and Regulation – Neurosurgery Partners with FDA for Patient Safety, Innovation and Regulatory Reform

Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, FAANS, FAHA (left) Vice-Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Geisinger Wilkes Barre, PA Catherine Jeakle Hill (right) Senior Manager for Regulatory Affairs, Washington Office American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Congress of Neurological Surgeons … Continue reading

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Cross Post – Efforts to Curb Opioid Misuse Must Preserve Patient Access to Medically-necessary Opioids

For today’s post, we wanted to highlight an opinion piece published by The Hill featuring neurosurgery’s own Robert F. Heary, MD, FAANS, professor of neurological surgery at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and chair of the AANS/CNS Committee on … Continue reading

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Vital Signs: Physicians Keep the Economy Healthy

David O. Barbe, MD President, American Medical Association Mountain Grove, MO As physicians, we carry tremendous responsibility as trusted confidants, patient advocates and leaders of the health care team. But our positive impact extends far beyond the exam room. We … Continue reading

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