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Episode 6 - Factors Considered by Clinicians when Prognosticating Intracerebral Hemorrhage Outcomes

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Dr. Starane Shepherd is joined by Dr. David Hwang for the sixth episode of the NCS Podcast Series to discuss Dr. Hwang's recently published paper, “Factors Considered by Clinicians when Prognosticating Intracerebral Hemorrhage Outcomes."

The NCS Podcast Series is the official podcast of the Neurocritical Care Society. Our senior producer is Jim Siegler. Our production staff includes Joshua Levine, Becca Stickney, Sara Memmen, Michael Brogan, Starane Shepherd, Benjamin Miller, and Ramani Balu. Music by Lee Rosevere.

Contributors

  • David Y. Hwang, MD

    David Y. Hwang is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology at the Yale School of Medicine and a neurointensivist at Yale-New Haven Hospital. A native of Memphis, Tennessee, he earned his BS in Chemistry at Emory University and his MD at Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency in neurology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, serving as chief resident in his final year. He then completed a fellowship in neurocritical care at the same institutions before joining the Yale faculty in 2012.

    Dr. Hwang’s academic interests include how clinicians prognosticate outcome for intracerebral hemorrhage patients and how surrogate decision making in neurocritical care can be improved. He is a recent recipient of the American Brain Foundation Practice Research Training Fellowship, the NCS Research Training Fellowship, the Robert G. Siekert New Investigator Award at the International Stroke Conference, the First-Place Patient and Family Support Abstract Award at the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) Critical Care Congress, and an Outstanding Oral Presentation Award at the NCS Research Conference. He is currently co-chair of the NCS Educational Products Committee and is a faculty member for the ongoing SCCM PCOR-ICU Collaborative that is promoting family-centered care across U.S. ICUs.