Quick! Name some important diseases: Is traumatic injury on the list?

by Jack Sava, MD, Chief of Trauma
April 24, 2018

What if I were to say to you, “Quick! Tell me some important diseases.”? What would you come up with?…

What cancer survivors need to know about long-term heart health

by Ana Barac, MD, Director, Cardio-Oncology Program, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
April 20, 2018

Cancer doctors used to think of cancer treatment in terms of extending patients’ lives by a few more months or…

Internal bracing transforms ACL ligament repair

by Evan Argintar, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon and Assistant Director of Sports Medicine, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute
April 17, 2018

In 2017, a long list of NFL players tore their anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL), and several were forced to sit…

Tug boat captain recovers from an 18-month ordeal fighting near fatal burn injuries

by the MWHC Blog Team
April 16, 2018

Tug boat captain Jeff Davis spent 40 years shepherding large ships safely through treacherous waters along every U.S. coast. But…

Celebrated Physician: Scott Frank, MD

by the MWHC Blog Team
April 13, 2018

When Scott Frank, MD, interviewed for a job as attending anesthesiologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in 2005, he asked…

Apps, mannequins and actors: Professional development for today’s nurses

by Michael Clarke, RN, Director of Nursing Professional Development
April 12, 2018

Today’s nurses have to keep track of so much more for patients than they did just 30 years ago. Millennials…