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Special Reports

Sickle Cell Patients Need Our Compassion
Jefferson doctors, and long-time patient, Julius Adams, ask others to listen and understand the pain of sickle cell disease.
Targeting Sepsis: Early Detection and Treatment Are Critical
September is Sepsis Awareness Month, a national effort to raise awareness of a leading cause of deaths in U.S. hospitals.
Even During Wartime, His Heart Belongs to Ukraine
Stirred by his heritage, cardiology fellow, Dr. Alex Hajduczok, traveled to Poland to provide medical aid to Ukrainian refugees crossing the border.
Wearing Scrubs Like a Shield
Identity at home and work in a time of anti-Asian hate during the pandemic.
Why Empathy Is Critical in Health Care
Dr. Jennifer Hummel shares why being a good doctor is about more than just a medical degree and how empathy is a key element in patient care.
In Stressful Times, Physician Helps Students and Healthcare Providers Use Art to Decompress
Jefferson Artist-in-Residence Dr. Nazanin Moghbeli finds inspiration at the bedside.
My Coming Out Story: A Second-Year Medical Student Reflects on His Journey
Sidney Kimmel Medical College student Paul Endres shares his coming out moments, what it means to be an advocate and his hopes for the future of LGBTQ+ medical care.
Essays Capture How Lives Are Forever Changed During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Winners of the Drs. Theresa and Charles Yeo Writing Prize pen vulnerable stories about the realities of this historic pandemic and turbulent times to share with future generations.
Five Nurses Share Their Real COVID-19 Experiences and Feelings on Reintegration
From the loss of family members, to feelings of guilt and not “being enough,” nurses open up about their past year and a half.
One Year Later: The COVID-19 Pandemic
There are lessons learned, moments of sadness and of hope – as we look back on the life we once knew and the “new normal” we are still trying to define.
Effort Aims to Improve Life for Patients With a Rare Disease
Cross-disciplinary team of students and faculty working with those battling Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva.