Darren B. Taichman, MD, PhD

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Adjunct Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care)
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Deputy Editor and Online Editor
New England Journal of Medicine
Executive Strategy Editor
NEJM Group
10 Shattuck Street
Boston, MA 02115-6094
Office: 617-487-6316
B.A. (Biology Major; Anthropology and Chemistry Minors)
University of Pennsylvania, 1986.
Ph.D. (Pathology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1992.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania, 1993.
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Description of Research Expertise

Pulmonary Vascular Disease, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Pulmonary Vascular Development, Endothelial Cell Biology

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pulmonary Diseases, Pulmonary Vascular Disease, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Pulmonary Embolism, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine

Selected Publications

Taichman DB, Leopold JA, Elliott G: Continued Progress in Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. New England Journal of Medicine 388(16): 1524-1526, March 2023.

Taichman DB: Optimism for Interstitial Lung Disease-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension? New England Journal of Medicine 384(4): 376-377, January 2021.

The Editors: Dying in a Leadership Vacuum. New England Journal of Medicine 383: 1479-1480, October 2020.

Laine Christine, Taichman Darren B: Alternative Facts Have No Place in Science. Annals of Internal Medicine 166(12): 905-906, 06 2017.

Taichman Darren B, Sahni Peush, Pinborg Anja, Peiperl Larry, Laine Christine, James Astrid, Hong Sung-Tae, Haileamlak Abraham, Gollogly Laragh, Godlee Fiona, Frizelle Frank A, Florenzano Fernando, Drazen Jeffrey M, Bauchner Howard, Baethge Christopher, Backus Joyce: Data Sharing Statements for Clinical Trials - A Requirement of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. The New England Journal of Medicine 376(23): 2277-2279, 06 2017.

Taichman Darren B, Bauchner Howard, Drazen Jeffrey M, Laine Christine, Peiperl Larry: Firearm-Related Injury and Death: A US Health Care Crisis in Need of Health Care Professionals. JAMA 318(19): 1875, 11 2017.

Taichman, D.B., Ornelas, J, Chung, L, Klinger, J.R., Lewis, S., Mandel, J., Palevsky, H.I, Rich, S., Sood, N., Trow, T.K., Yung, R., Elliott, C.G., Badesch, D.B.: Pharmacologic therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension: CHEST Guideline. Chest 146(2): 449-475, 2014.

Laine Christine, Taichman Darren B, Mulrow Cynthia, Berkwits Michael, Cotton Deborah, Williams Sankey V: A resolution for physicians: time to focus on the public health threat of gun violence. Annals of Internal Medicine 158(6): 493-4, Mar 2013.

Girard, T.D., Kress, J.P., Fuchs, B.D., Thomason, J.W.W., Schweickert, W.D., Pun, B.T., Taichman, D.B., Dunn, J.G., Pohlman, A.S., Kinniry, P.A., Jackson, J.C., Canonico, A.E., Light, R.W., Shintani, A.K., Thompson, J.L., Gordon, S.M., Hall, J.B., Dittus, R.S., Bernard, G.R., Ely, E.W.: Efficacy and safety of a “Wake Up and Breathe” Protocol for Mechanically Ventilated ICU Patients: The Awakening and Breathing Controlled (ABC) Trial, a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 371: 124-126, 2007.

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