About Us

BreakingMED.org, which is a service of @Point of Care, LLC, provides daily medical news reports curated to serve the unique needs of busy physicians and other healthcare professionals. Original content is based on findings published in peer-reviewed journals, or presented at medical conferences, as well as reports based on regulatory and legislative actions.

Editorial Leadership

Peggy Peck


Peggy Peck's work received national recognition and awards from the American Association of Healthcare Journalists, the American Association of Business Press Editors, The Jesse H. Neal Awards, and Medical Marketing and Media. Her byline has appeared in Internal Medicine News, Family Practice News, Physicians' Management, Modern Medicine, Medical Tribune, The New York Times Medical News Service, UPI, Reuters, WebMD, and Medscape.

Candace Hoffmann

Managing Editor

Candace Hoffmann is a medical journalist, editor, and author with more than 20 years' experience. Her byline has appeared in WebMD, Reuter's Health, UPI, Oncology News International, Physicians Weekly, PSL Group, MedPage Today, and many others. Before joining BreakingMED.org she was part of the communications team at Banner Health where she oversaw the editorial content of the health system's website and publications.

John McKenna

Production Editor

John is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and received his Masters in English from Seton Hall University.

Physician Reviewers

Vandana G. Abramson, MD

Peer Reviewer

Vandana Abramson, MD, is a medical oncologist at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. She received her medical degree from the University of Chicago and did her residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard. She completed a fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Pennsylvania.She is involved in numerous clinical trials for cancer treatment.

Kevin Rodowicz, DO

Peer Reviewer

Kevin Rodowicz, DO, is board-certified Family Practice physician with St Luke's University Health Network who has been treating patients for more than 20 years. He teaches regularly and has held positions as an Assistant Professor at De Sales University and St. Luke's University/Temple University Medical School. His commitment to patients was recognized with the receipt of the Physician of the Year award in his network. When he is not caring for his community, Rodowicz enjoys biking, snowboarding, playing hockey, and spending time with his three children.