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American Society of Hematology 2020 guidelines for management of venous thromboembolism: treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism

Venous thromboembolism (VTE), which includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), occurs in ∼1 to 2 individuals per 1000 each year, corresponding to ∼300 000 to 600 000 events in the United States annually. These evidence-based guidelines from the American Society of Hematology (ASH) intend to support patients, clinicians, and…

International Medical Graduates: Promoting Equity and Belonging

International medical school graduates (IMGs) play a vital role in the health care system of the United States. They constitute roughly one-quarter of the physician workforce, comprising a significant proportion of the primary care providers in high-need rural and urban areas, where they provide equal and, in some instances, better…

The Hiker’s Guide to the RIME Supplement

In this Commentary, the authors seek to build on prior RIME Commentaries by considering how researchers transition from worldviews, focal lengths, and research goals, to research directions and methodological choices. The authors use the analogy of a hiker to illustrate how different researchers studying a similar phenomenon can choose among…

The Five W’s of RIME Program Planning

The AAMC’s Group on Educational Affairs (GEA) aims to advance medical education through faculty development, educational research, and assessment across the continuum. One of the GEA sections is Medical Education Scholarship, Research, and Evaluation (MESRE), which enhances the quality of research in medical education and promotes its application to educational…