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- Healthcare is a central to our daily lives and policymakers in Washington, DC have an enormous influence and control over this vital aspect of society. Yet despite this, most people cannot see what goes on behind the scenes of health policy circles in our Nation’s capital. The mission of Neurosurgery Blog is to investigate and report on how healthcare policy affects patients, physicians and medical practice and to illustrate that the art and science of neurosurgery encompasses much more than brain surgery.
Category Archives: Health
Guest post from Michael J. Strong, MD, PhD Neurosurgery Resident, University of Michigan Health policy has been an interest of mine even before medical school. With my acceptance letter to Tulane Medical School in one hand and my diploma from … Continue reading
Guest post from Kristopher T. Kimmell, MD Neurosurgical Resident, University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester, NY For many people, encounters with physicians happen at times of crises in their lives. A grandmother is sick in the hospital. A cousin suffers … Continue reading
Kimon Bekelis, MD Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Instructor, the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice Greg was seven-years-old when his family received the devastating news that he was suffering from a brain tumor with a dismal … Continue reading