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African American Patients' Lived Experience Through Cardiac Event/Surgery, and Recovery
Authors: Aubry N. Koehler, Ph.D., L.M.F.T., Jennifer L. Hodgson, Ph.D., L.M.F.T., Damon L. Rappleyea, Ph.D., L.M.F.T., Sharon M. Knight, Ph.D., R.N., Bernice A. Dodor, Ph.D.

NSTEMI in a 28-year-old female with recent myocarditis
Authors: Rachel Barkley, B.S. & Logan Kinney, M.D.

The Wake Forest Health Professions Education Institute's Educator Conference: Supporting a community of educators by providing an outlet for dissemination of teaching scholarship
Author: Roy E. Strowd, M.D., M.Ed. 

Following in Footsteps: Children of Physicians More Likely to Attend Medical School but No More Likely to Succeed
Authors: Lindsay C. Strowd, M.D., Hong Gao, Ph.D., Mary Claire O'Brien, M.D., Michael Cartwright, M.D., Julie A. Freischlag, M.D., Roy E. Strowd, M.D., Timothy R. Peters, M.D.

Openness as a Predictor for Cognitive Functioning
Authors: Gina Giorgio, B.S. and Kimberly Wear, Ph.D.

An Airway and Anesthetic Protocol for Morbidly Obese Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery
Authors: Yvon F. Bryan, M.D., Ryan Keenan, M.D., William Morris, B.A., Joseph May, D.O., Taylor Grice, M.D., Deborah M. Whelan, M.D., Randy W. Calicott, M.D., Kathleen N. Johnson, B.S., Lauren Hoke, B.A., Myron Powell, M.D., Stephen S. McNatt, M.D., Adolfo Z. Fernandez, M.D.

Evolving bullous lesions in a patient with May-Thurner Syndrome
Authors: Adam M. Jorgensen, B.S., Maria D. Avila, M.D., Omar P. Sangüeza, M.D., Christine S. Ahn,
M.D., Lindsay C. Strowd, M.D.

The Power of the Story
Author: Ryan Koski-Vacirca, M.S.

Doctor. I heard CBD might help, can I start taking it?
Authors: Amanda Durazo, M.S., James N. Kimball, M.D.

Rapid HIV Treatment Initiation in the Rural and Semi-rural U.S.: North Carolina Piloting a Model
Authors: Noah P. Manusco, B.S., Christine A. Schalkoff, M.S.P.H., Breana J. Uhrig Castonguay, M.P.H.,Candice J. McNeil, M.D., M.P.H., Cynthia L. Gay, M.D., M.P.H., Heidi Swygard, M.D., M.P.H.

Global Health Initiatives for Obstetrical Care 
Authors: Shahla Y. Namak, MD, Aleksandra Vejnovic, MD, Tihomir Vejnovic, MD, Julienne K. Kirk, Pharm D, Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS | Wake Forest Journal of Science and Medicine.

Severe Coagulopathy Associated with Synthetic Cannabinoid Use: A Case Report
Authors: Ronak V. Shah, MD, Charles Randall Clinch, DO, Keli Lynne Beck, MD | Wake Forest Journal of Science and Medicine.

Eversion Endarterectomy of the Deceased Donor Renal Artery to Prevent Kidney Discard 
Authors: Muhammad A Khan, M.D., Hany El-Hennawy, M.D., Korie C. Jones, M.D., David Harriman, M.D., Alan C. Farney, M.D., Ph.D., Jeffrey Rogers, M.D., Giuseppe Orlando, M.D., Ph.D., Robert J. Stratta, M.D.  | Wake Forest Journal of Science and Medicine. 4(1): 37-45, April 2019

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