Tag Archives: Department of Veteran’s Affairs

DoD/VA Lead the Way in the Opioid Crisis

Christopher Spevak, MD, MPH, JD (left) Chair of the DoD/VA Opioid Clinical Practice Guideline Medical officer at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center where he directs the National Capital Region Opioid Safety Program Bethesda, MD Randy Bell, MD, FAANS, MC, … Continue reading

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New Polytrauma System of Care Yields Tremendous Hope

Odette A. Harris MD, MPH, FAANS Department of Neurosurgery Stanford University Medical Center Director, Defense Veterans Brain Injury Center Stanford, CA Advancement of medical knowledge has often occurred during and after wars. For neurosurgery, the Civil War brought an understanding … Continue reading

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Summer’s End

Guest Post from Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Care Mount Medical Group Columbia University Medical Center Mt Kisco, New York Summer’s End Apples crisp and red fill Farmer’s Markets School corridors echo … Continue reading

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