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Up in the Air

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  • Julia V. Loewenthal, M.D.,
  • Anand Vaidya, M.D.,
  • Brittany Duran, B.S.N., R.N.,
  • Charles N. Pozner, M.D.,
  • and Benjamin M. Scirica, M.D., M.P.H.

In Boston, a physician boards an airplane for a transatlantic flight. As the airplane reaches cruising altitude, a member of the flight crew places a call over the intercom, asking, “Is there a nurse or doctor on board?” The physician and a nurse respond to the call. . . .

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Dr. Vaidya reports receiving consulting fees from Corcept Therapeutics, HRAPharma, Mineralys Therapeutics, and the National Institutes of Health; and Dr. Scirica receiving consulting fees from Boehringer Ingelheim, Esperion, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Medtronic, and Novo Nordisk, receiving grants from Better Therapeutics, Eisai, Merck, Novo Nordisk, and Pfizer, receiving stock options from Health at Scale, and serving on the Data and Safety Monitoring Boards for Allergen and Hamni. No other potential conflict of interest relevant to this article was reported.

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