ICYMI: Get to know Dr. Ilana Yurkiewicz

Thursday, December 26, 2019

In this special edition podcast, Blood & Cancer revisits an interview with Ilana Yurkiewicz, MD, of Stanford (Calif.) University. Dr. Yurkewicz is the writer and producer of the podcast’s Clinical Correlation segment, which puts a human face on hematology-oncology care. She sits down with MDedge producer Nick Andrews for a wide-ranging interview that covers everything from the best advice she’s ever gotten to her favorite science fiction writer. The interview first aired on our sister podcast, Postcall.

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David Henry, MD
David Henry, MD, FACP, is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and vice chairman of the department of medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. He received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and his MD from the University of Pennsylvania, then completed his internship, residency, and fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. After 2 years as an attending in the U.S. Air Force, he was drawn to practicing as a hem-onc because of the close patient contact and interaction, and his belief that, win or lose with each patient, one can always make a difference in their care and lives. Follow Dr. Henry on Twitter: @davidhenrymd. Dr. Henry reported being on the advisory board for Amgen, AMAG Pharmaceuticals, and Pharmacosmos. He reported institutional funding from the National Institutes of Health and FibroGen.