Division of Rheumatology

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Change of Mind, Change of Health
Dr. Irene Blanco discusses how physicians who take an extra moment to question their patients—and themselves—could provide better care and help narrow the healthcare gap.

Is Physician “Shadowing” a Shady Practice?
Shadowing provides a way to observe first hand what it is like to be a physician. But could it be harmful for patients? Dr. Elizabeth Kitsis, physician and bioethicist, comments.

Adapt Your Home to Ease Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dr. Irene Blanco, co-director of the Arthritis Clinic, provides practical tips and advice for people with rheumatoid arthritis on how to adapt their homes and make them safer.

World Arthritis Day 2012
Drs. Irene Blanco, John Hardin, and Clement Tagoe were among presenters in the field of osteoarthritis at a World Arthritis Day kick-off event on October 11, 2012.


Web MD interviews Dr. Chaim Putterman on necrotizing fasciitis and lupus nephritis. see article  

Health on Today interviews Dr. Chaim Putterman on the role of lupus and immunosuppressants in the advancement of flesh-eating infection. see story  

Washington Post interviews Dr. Chaim Putterman on lupus nephritis. see article  


Dr. Anna Broder has shown that continued treatment for lupus may boost survival of patients with end-stage kidney disease. see story  

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Division of Rheumatology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Forchheimer Bldg., Rm 701N
Bronx, NY 10461

(718) 430-2078
Fax: (718) 430-8789


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