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Could doctors have prevented Jack Pearson’s heart attack on ‘This Is Us’?

by Jeffrey Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center
February 06, 2018

The Feb. 4, 2018 episode of NBC TV drama ‘This Is Us’ broke the hearts of viewers around the U.S….

As flu infects D.C., hand-washing in the hospital is a first line of defense

by Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Infectious Diseases
February 02, 2018

In the district and the U.S. as a whole, the influenza virus is surging, with roughly 200 new cases reported…

Celebrated Physician: Maryann Amirshahi, MD, PharmD

by The MWHC Blog Team
December 22, 2017

The bustling environment of Emergency Medicine may seem worlds away from the relatively benign atmosphere of the corner pharmacy. But…

One Night at the Theater, CPR was the Star

by the MWHC Blog Team
November 21, 2016

Edward Cornfeld, MD, a former Ob/Gyn from Rockville, Md., is one lucky man. At 87, the avid swimmer sits in…

Why You Should Learn CPR

by the MWHC Blog Team
October 10, 2016

Saving Lives in the Hospital…and on a Pier One Sunday in September, I attended a party at the Fort Washington…

Common Household Items to Avoid

by the MWHC Blog Team
October 04, 2016

As an ER doctor at the largest and busiest emergency department in the nation’s capital, I see patients on a daily…