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Content last modified Oct 2020

We gratefully acknowledge the expertise of the contributors to our current online version. The subject(s) that they are responsible for are listed after their affiliations.

Denise M. Aaron, MD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Fungal Skin Infections , Benign Skin Tumors, Growths, and Vascular Lesions

Waleed M Abuzeid, BSc, MBBS
University of Washington
How To Do Nose Procedures

Bola Adamolekun, MD
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Seizure Disorders

Chris G. Adigun, MD
Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill
Nail Disorders

Mehdi Afshar, MD
University of Toronto
Arteriosclerosis

Gerald L. Andriole, MD
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine
Benign Prostate Disease

Parswa Ansari, MD
Hofstra Northwell-Lenox Hill Hospital, New York
Gastrointestinal Bleeding , Acute Abdomen and Surgical Gastroenterology , Anorectal Disorders

Noel A. Armenakas, MD
Weill Cornell Medical School|New York Presbyterian Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital
Genitourinary Tract Trauma

Guy P. Armstrong, MD
North Shore Hospital, Auckland|Waitemata Cardiology, Auckland Valvular Disorders
Endocarditis , Valvular Disorders

Thomas Arnold, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport|Lousiana Poison Center
Bites and Stings

Raul Artal-Mittelmark, MD
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Approach to the Pregnant Woman and Prenatal Care , High-Risk Pregnancy , Normal Labor and Delivery

Evelyn Attia, MD
Columbia University Medical Center, New York State Psychiatric Institute|Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital
Eating Disorders

Debra Bakerjian, PhD, APRN
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, UC Davis
Providing Care to Older Adults

George L. Bakris, MD
University of Chicago School of Medicine
Hypertension

Arcangela Lattari Balest, MD
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine|Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Perinatal Physiology , Respiratory Problems in Neonates

David H. Barad, MD, MS
Center for Human Reproduction
Approach to the Gynecologic Patient , Symptoms of Gynecologic Disorders

Peggy P. Barco, OTD, OTR/L, BSW, SCDCM, CDRS, FAOTA
Washington University Medical School
The Older Driver

Robert A. Barish, MD, MBA
University of Illinois at Chicago
Bites and Stings

Jennifer M. Barker, MD
Children's Hospital Colorado, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Polyglandular Deficiency Syndromes

John W. Barnhill, MD
Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Presbyterian Hospital
Anxiety and Stressor-Related Disorders

Michael Bartel, MD
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University
Pancreatitis

Joel A. Baum, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Diverticular Disease

Lee B. Beerman, MD
Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Congenital Cardiovascular Anomalies

Julia Benedetti, MD
Harvard Medical School|Tufts University School of Medicine
Hypersensitivity and Inflammatory Skin Disorders , Approach to the Dermatologic Patient , Reactions to Sunlight

James R. Berenson, MD
Institute for Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research
Plasma Cell Disorders

John L. Berk, MD
Amyloidosis Center, Boston University Medical Center
Amyloidosis

Barbara J. Berkman, DSW, PhD
Columbia University School of Social Work
Social Issues in Older Adults , Elder Abuse

Cherisse Berry, MD
New York University School of Medicine|New York City Health & Hospitals/Bellevue
Approach to the Critically Ill Patient

Richard W. Besdine, MD
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Aging and Quality Of Life , Approach to the Geriatric Patient

Rajeev Bhatia, MD
Phoenix Children's Hospital|Akron Children's Hospital
Respiratory Disorders in Young Children

Scott W. Biest, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
Uterine Fibroids

Joseph J. Biundo, MD
Tulane Medical Center
Bursa, Muscle, and Tendon Disorders

Donald W. Black, MD
University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
Idiopathic Environmental Intolerance

Karen Blackstone, MD
George Washington University|Washington DC Veterans Administration Medical Center
The Dying Patient

Marcy B. Bolster, MD
Harvard Medical School|Massachusetts General Hospital
Osteoporosis

Herbert L. Bonkovsky, MD
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Porphyrias

Thomas G. Boyce, MD, MPH
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Gastroenteritis

Simeon A. Boyadjiev Boyd, MD
University of California, Davis
Congenital Craniofacial and Musculoskeletal Abnormalities

Christopher J. Brady, MD
Wilmer Eye Institute, Retina Division, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Symptoms of Ophthalmologic Disorders , How To Do Eye Procedures

Evan M. Braunstein, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Anemias Caused by Hemolysis , Anemias Caused by Deficient Erythropoiesis , Approach to the Patient With Anemia

George R. Brown, MD
East Tennessee State University
Sexuality, Gender Dysphoria, and Paraphilias

Erika F. Brutsaert, MD
New York Medical College|Westchester Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology
Diabetes Mellitus and Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism

Emily E. Bunce, MD
Wake Forest Baptist Health
Symptoms During Pregnancy

Larry M. Bush, MD, FACP
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University|University of Miami-Miller School of Medicine
Gram-Negative Cocci and Coccobacilli , Anaerobic Bacteria , Spirochetes , Biology of Infectious Disease , Gram-Positive Bacilli , Gram-Negative Bacilli , Gram-Positive Cocci

Jerrold T. Bushberg, PhD, DABMP
School of Medicine, University of California, Davis|The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
Radiation Exposure and Contamination

Edward R. Cachay, MD, MAS
University of California, San Diego
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Andrew Calabria, MD
Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania|The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Endocrine Disorders in Children

Danielle Campagne, MD
University of San Francisco - Fresno
Dislocations , Fractures , Sprains and Other Soft-Tissue Injuries

John D. Carmichael, MD
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California|USC Pitutiary Center
Pituitary Disorders

David B. Carr, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
The Older Driver

Damien Wilson Carter, MD
Tufts University School of Medicine|Maine Medical Center
Burns

Thomas Cascino, MD, MSc
University of Michigan
Cardiovascular Tests and Procedures

Frances E. Casey, MD, MPH
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Family Planning

Michael F. Cellucci, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University|Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Dehydration and Fluid Therapy in Children

Bradley Chappell, DO. MHA
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center|David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
How To Do Other Airway Procedures

Julia F. Charles, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School|Brigham and Women's Hospital
Paget Disease of Bone

Ji Y. Chong, MD
Weill Cornell Medical College|New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Stroke

Paul H. Chung, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
Genitourinary Tests and Procedures , How To Do Genitourinary Procedures

Jesse M. Civan, MD
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fibrosis and Cirrhosis

Paula J. Clayton, MD
University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Suicidal Behavior and Self-Injury

Erin G. Clifton, PhD
Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan
Domestic Violence and Rape

Elizabeth L. Cobbs, MD
George Washington University|Washington DC Veterans Administration Medical Center
The Dying Patient

William J. Cochran, MD
Geisinger Clinic|Temple University School of Medicine
Gastrointestinal Disorders in Neonates and Infants , Congenital Gastrointestinal Anomalies

Rafael Antonio Ching Companioni, MD
Digestive Diseases Center
Diverticular Disease , Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Allison Conn, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
Sexual Dysfunction in Women

Deborah M. Consolini, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University|Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children|Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Health Supervision of the Well Child , Care of Newborns and Infants , Symptoms in Infants and Children , Caring for Sick Children and Their Families

André V Coombs, MBBS
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Care of the Surgical Patient

Başak Çoruh, MD
University of Washington
Bronchiectasis and Atelectasis

William Coryell, MD
Carver College of Medicine at University of Iowa
Mood Disorders

Jimena Cubillos, MD
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Congenital Renal and Genitourinary Anomalies

Patricia A. Daly, MD
University of Virginia
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Syndromes

Daniel F. Danzl, MD
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Cold Injury

Shinjita Das, MD
Harvard Medical School|Massachusetts General Hospital
Sweating Disorders , Psoriasis and Scaling Diseases , Pigmentation Disorders

Michael H. Davidson, MD, FACC, FNLA
University of Chicago Medicine
Lipid Disorders

Keara N. DeCotiis, MD
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
How To Do Pediatric Urologic Procedures

Peter J. Delves, PhD
University College London, London, UK
Allergic, Autoimmune, and Other Hypersensitivity Disorders , Biology of the Immune System

Matt Demczko, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University|Division of Diagnostic Referral Services, Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children
Inherited Disorders of Metabolism

Rishi Desai, MD, MPH
Osmosis|Stanford University
How to Study in Medical School

Rebecca Dezube, MD, MHS
Johns Hopkins University
Approach to the Pulmonary Patient , Symptoms of Pulmonary Disorders , Diagnostic and Therapeutic Pulmonary Procedures , How To Do Pulmonary Procedures

Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD, L.Ac
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine|UPMC Eye Center
Refractive Error

Joel E. Dimsdale, MD
University of California, San Diego
Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders

Elizabeth A. Dinces, MD, MS
Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center
How To Do Ear Procedures

James G. H. Dinulos, MD
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth|University of Connecticut
Viral Skin Diseases , Cornification Disorders , Parasitic Skin Infections

James D. Douketis, MD
McMaster University|St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
Peripheral Venous Disorders , Lymphatic Disorders

Antonette T. Dulay, MD
Main Line Health System|Axia Women’s Health
Abnormalities of Pregnancy

Jeffrey S. Dungan, MD
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Prenatal Genetic Counseling and Evaluation

Kevin C. Dysart, MD
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania|The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Metabolic, Electrolyte, and Toxic Disorders in Neonates

Josephine Elia, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University|Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children
Mental Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Ashkan Emadi, MD, PhD
University of Maryland
Leukemias

B. Mark Evers, MD
Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky|University of Kentucky Department of Surgery
Carcinoid Tumors

Stephen J. Falchek, MD
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children|Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Congenital Neurologic Anomalies

Mark A. Farber, MD, FACS
University of North Carolina|University of North Carolina Aortic Network
Diseases of the Aorta and Its Branches

Abimbola Farinde, PhD, PharmD
Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, AL
Pharmacodynamics

Carolyn Fein Levy, MD
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine|Cohen Children's Medical Center
Histiocytic Syndromes

James Fernandez, MD, PhD
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University|Louis Stokes VA Medical Center, Wade Park|Cleveland Clinic
Immunodeficiency Disorders

Paula Ferrada, MD
VCU Health System
How To Do Central Vascular Procedures

Teodoro Ernesto Figueroa, MD
Nemours/A.I. duPont Nemours Hospital for Children|Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Incontinence in Children

Nowell M. Fine, MD, SM
Libin Cardiovascular Institute, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
Heart Failure

David N. Finegold, MD
University of Pittsburgh
General Principles of Medical Genetics

Michael B. First, MD
Columbia University|New York State Psychiatric Institute
Approach to the Patient With Mental Symptoms

Marvin P. Fried, MD
Montefiore Medical Center, The University Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Nose and Paranasal Sinus Disorders , Approach to the Patient With Nasal and Pharyngeal Symptoms

Lara A. Friel, MD, PhD
University of Texas Health Medical School at Houston, McGovern Medical School
Pregnancy Complicated by Disease

Enrica Fung, MD, MPH
Loma Linda University School of Medicine|VA Loma Linda Healthcare System
Cystic Kidney Disease

Dmitry Gabrilovich, MD, PhD
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Tumor Immunology

Shiv Gaglani, MBA
Osmosis
How to Study in Medical School

Robert Peter Gale, MD, PhD
Imperial College London
Principles of Cancer Therapy , Overview of Cancer

Pierluigi Gambetti, MD
Case Western Reserve University
Prion Diseases

James Garrity, MD
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Optic Nerve Disorders , Eyelid and Lacrimal Disorders , Orbital Diseases

Frank Genese, DO
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Asthma and Related Disorders

Elias A. Giraldo, MD, MS
California University of Science and Medicine School of Medicine


Mark T. Gladwin, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine|Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute
Pulmonary Hypertension

Stephen Gluckman, MD
Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania|Penn Global Medicine
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Oluwatosin Goje, MD, MSCR
Cleveland Clinic, Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Vaginitis, Cervicitis, and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Steven A. Goldman, MD, PhD
University of Rochester Medical Center|University of Copenhagen Faculty of Medicine|Sana Biotechnology
Intracranial and Spinal Tumors

Hector A. Gonzalez-Usigli, MD
HE UMAE Centro Médico Nacional de Occidente|Movement Disorders Clinic
Movement and Cerebellar Disorders

Stuart B. Goodman, MD, PhD
Stanford University
Osteonecrosis

Jonathan Gotfried, MD
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Symptoms of Gastrointestinal Disorders , Diagnostic and Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Procedures

Evan G. Graber, DO
Sydney Kimmel Medical College|Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Growth and Development

Ayman Grada, MD, MS
Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine
Pressure Ulcers

John E. Greenlee, MD
University of Utah School of Medicine
Brain Infections , Meningitis

John H. Greist, MD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health|Madison Institute of Medicine


Renee Gresh,
Nemours A.I. duPont Hospital for Children
Pediatric Cancers

Ashley B. Grossman, MD
University of Oxford; Fellow, Green-Templeton College|Barts and the London School of Medicine|Royal Free Hospital, London
Adrenal Disorders

Ravindu Gunatilake, MD
Valley Perinatal Services|Creighton University School of Medicine-Phoenix
Drugs in Pregnancy

Jessica I. Gupta, MD
Michigan Medicine at the University of Michigan
Approach to the Cardiac Patient

Puneet Gupta, MD
Harbor-UCLA
How To Do Other Orthopedic Procedures

Dorothy Habrat, DO
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine|University of New Mexico EMS Consortium
How To Do Basic Airway Procedures , How To Do Other Emergency Medicine Procedures

James Peter Adam Hamilton, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Iron Overload

Margaret R. Hammerschlag, MD
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center
Chlamydia and Mycoplasmas

Peter J. Heath, DDS, MD
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons|American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
How To Do Dental Procedures

L. Aimee Hechanova, MD
Texas Tech University|University Medical Center
Renal Replacement Therapy , Renal Transport Abnormalities

Robert P. Heine, MD
Wake Forest School of Medicine|Wake Forest Baptist Health
Symptoms During Pregnancy

Bernard J. Hennessy, DDS
Texas A&M University, College of Dentistry
Common Dental Disorders , Symptoms of Dental and Oral Disorders , Lip and Tongue Disorders

Jerome M. Hershman, MD, MS
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA|West Los Angeles VA Medical Center
Thyroid Disorders

Martin Hertl, MD, PhD
Rush University Medical Center
Transplantation

Irvin H. Hirsch, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Male Reproductive Endocrinology and Related Disorders , Male Sexual Dysfunction

Kelly R. Hodges, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Sexual Dysfunction in Women

Brian D. Hoit, MD
Case Western Reserve University|University Hospitals, Case Medical Center
Myocarditis and Pericarditis

Juebin Huang, MD, PhD
Department of Neurology, University of Mississippi Medical Center
Delirium and Dementia , Function and Dysfunction of the Cerebral Lobes

Michael C. Iannuzzi, MD, MBA
Northwell School of Medicine|Staten Island University Hospital
Sarcoidosis

Hakan Ilaslan, MD
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University|Cleveland Clinic
Tumors of Bones and Joints

Talha H. Imam, MD
University of Riverside School of Medicine|Kaiser Permanente
Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Whitney Jackson, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Vascular Disorders of the Liver

Harry S. Jacob, MD, DHC
University of Minnesota Medical School|HemOnc Today
Spleen Disorders

Arif Jivan, MD, PhD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Coronary Artery Disease

Larry E. Johnson, MD, PhD
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences|Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
Mineral Deficiency and Toxicity , Vitamin Deficiency, Dependency, and Toxicity

Brian D. Johnston, Exercise Specialist
International Association of Resistance Training|Prescribed Exercise Clinics
Exercise

Bridgette L. Jones, MD, MS
University of Missouri, Kansas City, School of Medicine, Children's Mercy, Kansas City, MO
Principles of Drug Treatment in Children

Jaime Jordan, MD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Approach to the Trauma Patient

Michael J. Joyce, MD
Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University
Tumors of Bones and Joints

James O. Judge, MD
University of Connecticut School of Medicine|Optum Complex Population Management
Gait Disorders in Older Adults

Daniel B. Kaplan, PhD, LICSW
Adelphi University School of Social Work
Social Issues in Older Adults , Elder Abuse

Kenneth M. Kaye, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Herpesviruses

David M. Kaylie, MS, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Approach to the Patient With Ear Problems

Robert L. Keith, MD
Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critial Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Eastern Colorado VA Healthcare System, University of Colorado
Tumors of the Lungs

Jonette E. Keri, MD, PhD
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine|Miami VA Hospital
Principles of Topical Dermatologic Therapy , Acne and Related Disorders

Bradley W. Kesser, MD
University of Virginia School of Medicine
External Ear Disorders

Mashal Khan, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine|NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Substance-Related Disorders

Leila M. Khazaeni, MD
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Approach to the Ophthalmologic Patient , Cataract , Eye Defects and Conditions in Children

Charlie C. Kilpatrick, MD, MEd
Baylor College of Medicine|Ben Taub Hospital
Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) , Miscellaneous Gynecologic Disorders

Gary D. Klasser, DMD
Louisiana State University School of Dentistry
Temporomandibular Disorders

Jennifer Knudtson, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Female Reproductive Endocrinology

Mehmet Kocak, MD
Rush University Medical Center
Principles of Radiologic Imaging

Apostolos Kontzias, MD
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Joint Disorders , Hereditary Periodic Fever Syndromes

Mary Ann Kosir, MD
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Breast Disorders

Laura D Kramer, PhD
Wadsworth Center, NYSDOH|School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany
Viruses

Sonal Kumar, MD, MPH
Weill Cornell Medical College|New York Presbyterian Hospital
Hepatitis

David J. Kuter, MD, DPhil
Harvard Medical School|Massachusetts General Hospital
Thrombocytopenia and Platelet Dysfunction , Bleeding Due to Abnormal Blood Vessels

Kara C. LaMattina, MD
Boston University School of Medicine
Uveitis and Related Disorders

Lewis Landsberg, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Syndromes

Abigail R. Lara, MD
University of Colorado
Environmental Pulmonary Diseases

Christopher J. LaRosa, MD
Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania|Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Congenital Renal Transport Abnormalities

Jennie York Law, MD
University of Maryland
Leukemias

Jennifer Le, PharmD, MAS, BCPS-ID, FIDSA, FCCP, FCSHP
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California San Diego
Pharmacokinetics

Joyce Lee, MD, MAS
University of Colorado Denver
Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage and Pulmonary-Renal Syndrome , Interstitial Lung Diseases

Magda Lenartowicz, MD
Prevention of Disease and Disability in Older Adults

John P. Leonard, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine
Lymphomas

Michael C. Levin, MD
College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan|University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Demyelinating Disorders , Approach to the Neurologic Patient , Symptoms of Neurologic Disorders , Neurologic Tests and Procedures

Wendy S. Levinbook, MD
Hartford Dermatology Associates
Hair Disorders

Andrea R. Levine, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Pulmonary Hypertension , Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Matthew E. Levison, MD
Drexel University College of Medicine|Drexel University


Sharon Levy, MD, MPH
Harvard Medical School|Boston Children's Hospital
Problems in Adolescents

James L. Lewis III, MD
Brookwood Baptist Health and Saint Vincent’s Ascension Health, Birmingham
Parathyroid Disorders , Fluid Metabolism , Acid-Base Regulation and Disorders , Electrolyte Disorders

Jane Liesveld, MD
James P. Wilmot Cancer Institute, University of Rochester Medical Center
Eosinophilic Disorders , Myeloproliferative Disorders

Richard W. Light, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Mediastinal and Pleural Disorders

Christina C. Lindenmeyer, MD
Cleveland Clinic|Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Gallbladder and Bile Duct Disorders , Testing for Hepatic and Biliary Disorders

Alexa Lindley, MD, MPH
Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington
Medical Aspects of Travel

Sunny A. Linnebur, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Drug Therapy in Older Adults

Jeffrey M. Lipton, MD, PhD
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Hempstead, NY|The Center for Autoimmune and Musculoskeletal Disease, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research|Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York
Histiocytic Syndromes

James H. Liu, MD
UH Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University|Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Endometriosis

Yiju Teresa Liu, MD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA|Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
How To Do Peripheral Vascular Procedures

Phillip Low, MD
College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic|Mayo Clinic
Autonomic Nervous System

Andrew M. Luks, MD
University of Washington
Altitude Illness

Lawrence R. Lustig, MD
Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital
Hearing Loss , Inner Ear Disorders

Kristle Lee Lynch, MD
Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania
Esophageal and Swallowing Disorders

Shalini S. Lynch, PharmD
University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy
Concepts in Pharmacotherapy , Factors Affecting Response to Drugs

Joanne Lynn, MD, MA, MS
Altarum Institute
The Dying Patient

Geetha Maddukuri, MD
Saint Louis University|VASTLHCS, St. Louis
Approach to the Genitourinary Patient , Symptoms of Genitourinary Disorders

James M. Madsen, MD, MPH
U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD)
Mass-Casualty Weapons

Paul M. Maggio, MD, MBA
Stanford University Medical Center
Sepsis and Septic Shock

Kenneth Maiese, MD
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute|Rutgers University
Neurotransmission , Coma and Impaired Consciousness

Zubair Malik, MD
Temple University Hospital
Bezoars and Foreign Bodies , How To Do Gastrointestinal Procedures

Anna Malkina, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Acute Kidney Injury , Chronic Kidney Disease

Brian F. Mandell, MD, PhD
Cleveland Clinic
Crystal-Induced Arthritides

Gordon Mao, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) , Spinal Trauma

J. Ryan Mark, MD
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University
Genitourinary Cancer

Daphne E. Smith Marsh, PharmD, BC-ADM, CDE
College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago|Mile Square Health Center, University of Illinois at Chicago
Adverse Drug Reactions

Peter Martin, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine
Lymphomas

Douglas L. McGee, DO
Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Albert Einstein Medical Center|Albert Einsterin Healthcare Network
Clinical Decision Making

Robert S. McKelvie, MD, PhD
Western University|St. Joseph's Health Care
Sports and the Heart

Karen McKoy, MD, MPH
Harvard Medical School|Lahey Clinic Dermatology


Jessica E. McLaughlin, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
Female Reproductive Endocrinology

Jay Mehta, MD
Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania|The Children's Hospital of Pediatrics
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Sonia Mehta, MD
Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Retinal Disorders

Vikas Mehta, MD, MPH
Montefiore Medical Center|Albert Einstein College of Medicine
How To Do Throat Procedures

Denise Millstine, MD
Mayo Clinic
Integrative, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine

L. Brent Mitchell, MD
Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary
Arrhythmias and Conduction Disorders

Richard T. Miyamoto, MD, MS
Indiana University School of Medicine
Middle Ear and Tympanic Membrane Disorders

Joel L. Moake, MD
Baylor College of Medicine|J. W. Cox Laboratory for Biomedical Engineering, Rice University
Thrombotic Disorders , Hemostasis , Coagulation Disorders

Paul K. Mohabir, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Care of the Surgical Patient

Julie S. Moldenhauer, MD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia|The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Abnormalities and Complications of Labor and Delivery , Postpartum Care and Associated Disorders

Stephanie M. Moleski, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) , Approach to the Gastrointestinal Patient

Peter J. Moley, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery|Weill Cornell Medical College
Neck and Back Pain

Vanessa Moll, MD, DESA
Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care Medicine
Respiratory Arrest

Richard E. Moon, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Injury During Diving or Work in Compressed Air

John E. Morley, MB, BCh
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Undernutrition , Principles of Endocrinology

Alex Moroz, MD
New York University School of Medicine
Rehabilitation

Sheldon R. Morris, MD, MPH
University of California San Diego
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Sam P. Most, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Facial Trauma

Ann P. Murchison, MD, MPH
Wills Eye Emergency Department, Wills Eye Hospital|Thomas Jefferson University
Eye Trauma

David F. Murchison, DDS, MMS
The University of Texas at Dallas|Texas A & M University Baylor College of Dentistry


David G. Mutch, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
Uterine Fibroids

Edward A. Nardell, MD
Harvard Medical School|Brigham & Women's Hospital
Mycobacteria

Alana M. Nevares, MD
The University of Vermont Medical Center
Autoimmune Rheumatic Disorders

George Newman, MD, PhD
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Neurologic Examination

Minhhuyen Nguyen, MD
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University
Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Alexander S. Niven, MD
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences|Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Bronchiectasis and Atelectasis

Frank O'Brien, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
Glomerular Disorders , Tubulointerstitial Diseases

Robert E. O’Connor, MD, MPH
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Cardiac Arrest and CPR

Adedamola A. Ogunniyi, MD
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center|David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Motion Sickness

Gerald F. O’Malley, DO
Grand Strand Regional Medical Center|Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Poisoning , Recreational Drugs and Intoxicants

Rika O’Malley, MD
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Poisoning , Recreational Drugs and Intoxicants

Nicholas T. Orfanidis, MD
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Alcoholic Liver Disease

Victor E. Ortega, MD, PhD
Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine Research, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Asthma and Related Disorders

Osvaldo Padilla, MD, MPH
Texas Tech Health Science Center|Paul L Foster School of Medicine
Normal Laboratory Values

Federico E Parodi, MD
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Diseases of the Aorta and Its Branches

Bhakti K. Patel, MD
University of Chicago
Respiratory Failure and Mechanical Ventilation

Avinash S. Patil, MD
University of Arizona
Drugs in Pregnancy

Richard D. Pearson, MD
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Intestinal Protozoa and Microsporidia , Nematodes (Roundworms) , Cestodes (Tapeworms) , Extraintestinal Protozoa , Trematodes (Flukes) , Approach to Parasitic Infections

Alicia R. Pekarsky, MD
State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital
Child Maltreatment

Emily J. Pennington, MD
Wake Forest School of Medicine


Daniel M. Peraza, MD
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth University
Bullous Diseases

Cory Perugino, DO
Massachusetts General Hospital|Harvard Medical School
IgG4-Related Disease

Frank Pessler, MD, PhD
Hannover, Germany
Connective Tissue Disorders in Children , Bone Disorders in Children

William A. Petri, Jr, MD, PhD
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Rickettsiae and Related Organisms

Katharine A. Phillips, MD
Weill Cornell Medical College|New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

Tania J. Phillips, MD
Boston University School of Medicine
Pressure Ulcers

JoAnn V. Pinkerton, MD
University of Virginia Health System|The North American Menopause Society
Menopause , Menstrual Abnormalities

Nina N. Powell-Hamilton, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University|Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Chromosome and Gene Anomalies

Glenn M. Preminger, MD
Duke University Medical Center|Duke Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center
Urinary Calculi , Obstructive Uropathy

Judith J. Prochaska, PhD, MPH
Department of Medicine, Stanford University
Tobacco Use

Levi D. Procter, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University
Shock and Fluid Resuscitation

Christopher P. Raab, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University|Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Miscellaneous Disorders in Infants and Children

Ronald Rabinowitz, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center|Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong
Congenital Renal and Genitourinary Anomalies

Pedro T. Ramirez, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Gynecologic Tumors

Anupama K. Rao, MD
Rush University Medical Center
Cardiac Tumors

Robert W. Rebar, MD
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
Infertility

Wingfield E. Rehmus, MD, MPH
University of British Columbia|BC Children’s Hospital, Division of Dermatology
Bacterial Skin Infections

Sanjay G. Revankar, MD
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Fungi

Douglas J. Rhee, MD
University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University
Glaucoma

David Richards, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine|Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center
Drowning

Melissa M. Riley, MD
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh|UPMC Newborn Medicine Program


Melvin I. Roat, MD, FACS
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University|Wills Eye Hospital
Conjunctival and Scleral Disorders , Corneal Disorders

Beryl J. Rosenstein, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

Laurence Z. Rubenstein, MD, MPH
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine|University of California, Los Angeles
Falls in Older People

Michael Rubin, MDCM
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
Craniocervical Junction Abnormalities , Peripheral Nervous System and Motor Unit Disorders , Spinal Cord Disorders , Neuro-ophthalmologic and Cranial Nerve Disorders , Inherited Muscular Disorders

Sean R. Rudnick, MD
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Porphyrias

Thomas M. Ruenger, MD, PhD
Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany|Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Dermatitis

Atenodoro R. Ruiz, Jr., MD
The Medical City, Pasig City, Philippines
Malabsorption Syndromes

Daniel P. Runde, MD, MME
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Electrical and Lightning Injuries

J. Mark Ruscin, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy
Drug Therapy in Older Adults

Michael E. Rytting, MD
Department of Leukemia, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center|Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer


Charles Sabatino, JD
American Bar Association
Medicolegal Issues

Birendra P. Sah, MD
Upstate Medical University
Sarcoidosis

Gloria Salvo, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Gynecologic Tumors

Vaishali Sanchorawala, MD
Boston Medical Center and University School of Medicine
Amyloidosis

Christopher Sanford, MD, MPH, DTM&H
University of Washington
Medical Aspects of Travel

Ravindra Sarode, MD
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Transfusion Medicine

Clarence T. Sasaki, MD
Yale University School of Medicine
Laryngeal Disorders , Oral and Pharyngeal Disorders

Margot L. Savoy, MD, MPH
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Immunization

Bradley A. Schiff, MD
Montefiore Medical Center, The University Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Tumors of the Head and Neck

Steven Schmitt, MD
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University|Cleveland Clinic
Infections of Joints and Bones

Roger I. Schreck, MD
Merck Manual
Health Care Financing , Health Care Funding for Older Adults

Richard J. Schwab, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Division of Sleep Medicine
Sleep and Wakefulness Disorders

Sanjay Sethi, MD
University at Buffalo SUNY
Lung Abscess , Acute Bronchitis , Pneumonia

Udayan K. Shah, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University|Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children
Miscellaneous Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders in Children

Laura Shane-McWhorter, PharmD
University of Utah College of Pharmacy
Dietary Supplements

Michael J. Shea, MD
Michigan Medicine at the University of Michigan
Cardiovascular Tests and Procedures , Symptoms of Cardiovascular Disorders , Approach to the Cardiac Patient

Patrick J. Shenot, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Voiding Disorders , Penile and Scrotal Disorders

Stephen D. Silberstein, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Headache

Adam J. Singer, MD
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Lacerations and Abrasions

Andrew Skodol, MD
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Personality Disorders

Michael J. Smith, MD, MSCE
Duke University
Childhood Vaccination

David Spiegel, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine|Stanford University School of Medicine
Dissociative Disorders

Manuals Staff,
Ready Reference Guides

Jason Stankiewicz, MD
University of Maryland Medical Center
Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Robert L. Stavis, PhD, MD
Perinatal Problems

Dan J. Stein, MD, PhD
University of Cape Town
Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

David R. Steinberg, MD
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Hand Disorders

Jan J. Stokosa, CP
Stokosa Prosthetic Clinic|American Prosthetics Institute, Ltd
Limb Prosthetics

Matthew J. Streitz, MD
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium|Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
How To Reduce Dislocations and Subluxations , How To Do Skin, Soft-Tissue, and Minor Surgical Procedures , How To Care for Wounds and Lacerations

Kingman P. Strohl, MD
Case School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University|Louis Stokes Cleveland DVA Medical Center
Sleep Apnea

Tisha Suboc, MD
Rush University
Cardiomyopathies

Stephen Brian Sulkes, MD
Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Learning and Developmental Disorders , Behavioral Concerns and Problems in Children

Rosalyn Sulyanto, DMD, MS
Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Boston Children's Hospital
Approach to the Dental Patient

Ranya N. Sweis, MD, MS
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Coronary Artery Disease

Carol Tamminga, MD
UT Southwestern Medical Dallas
Schizophrenia and Related Disorders

David Tanen, MD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA|Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Heat Illness

Victor F. Tapson, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center|Clinical Research for the Women’s Guild Lung Institute
Pulmonary Embolism (PE)

Koon K. Teo, MBBCh, PhD
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Peripheral Arterial Disorders

Mary Territo, MD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Leukopenias

Brenda L. Tesini, MD
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry|Strong Memorial Hospital and Golisano Children's Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center
Pox Viruses , Respiratory Viruses , Enteroviruses , Infections in Neonates , Miscellaneous Viral Infections in Infants and Children

George Thanassoulis, MD, MSc
McGill University|McGill University Health Center
Arteriosclerosis

Danielle Tholey, MD
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Drugs and the Liver , Liver Masses and Granulomas , Approach to the Patient With Liver Disease

David R. Thomas, MD
St. Louis University School of Medicine
Nutritional Support

Andrea D. Thompson, MD, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan
Symptoms of Cardiovascular Disorders

Dylan Tierney, MD, MPH
Harvard Medical School|Brigham and Women's Hospital
Mycobacteria

James T. Ubertalli, DMD
Hingham, MA
Periodontal Disorders

Nimish Vakil, MD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Gastritis and Peptic Ulcer Disease

Philbert Yuan Van, MD
Oregon Health and Science University
Abdominal Trauma

Maria T. Vazquez-Pertejo, MD, FACP
Wellington Regional Medical Center
Gram-Negative Cocci and Coccobacilli , Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Disease , Anaerobic Bacteria , Spirochetes , Gram-Positive Bacilli , Gram-Negative Bacilli , Gram-Positive Cocci

M. Cristina Victorio, MD
Northeast Ohio Medical University|Akron Children's Hospital
Neurologic Disorders in Children , Neurocutaneous Syndromes

Alexandra Villa-Forte, MD, MPH
Cleveland Clinic
Approach to the Patient With Joint Symptoms , Pain in and Around Joints , Vasculitis , How To Do Bursal Aspiration and Injection , How To Do Arthrocentesis

Michael N. Wajdowicz, DDS
USAF|Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Dental Emergencies

Aaron E. Walfish, MD
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

B. Timothy Walsh, MD
College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University|New York State Psychiatric Institute
Eating Disorders

Andrew W. Walter, MS, MD
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University|A. I. duPont Hospital for Children
Perinatal Hematologic Disorders

Michael R. Wasserman, MD
Los Angeles Jewish Home
Nonspecific Symptoms

James C. Watson, MD
Mayo Clinic
Pain

Geoffrey A. Weinberg, MD
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry|Golisano Children’s Hospital
Miscellaneous Bacterial Infections in Infants and Children , Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection in Infants and Children

Thomas G. Weiser, MD, MPH
Stanford University School of Medicine|University of Edinburgh
Thoracic Trauma

Gregory L. Wells, MD
Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine|Ada West Dermatology and Dermatopathology
Cancers of the Skin

Brian J. Werth, PharmD
University of Washington School of Pharmacy
Bacteria and Antibacterial Drugs

Kendrick Alan Whitney, DPM
Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
Foot and Ankle Disorders

James E. Wilberger, MD
Drexel University College of Medicine|Allegheny General Hospital|Allegheny Health Network Medical Education Consortium|Allegheny Health Network
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) , Spinal Trauma

Robert A. Wise, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Related Disorders

Karen L. Wood, MD
Grant Medical Center, Ohio Health|Ohio State University
Tests of Pulmonary Function (PFT)

Adrienne Youdim, MD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA|Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Nutrition: General Considerations , Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

Thomas M. Yuill, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Arboviruses, Arenaviridae, and Filoviridae

Zhiwei Zhang, MD
Loma Linda University|VA Loma Linda Healthcare System
Renovascular Disorders