Abramson, MD, senior vice president and vice dean of education, faculty and educational professor and affairs, Departments of Medication and Pathology at NYU Langone Medical Center received the Distinguished Simple Investigator Award at the American University of Rheumatology & Association of Rheumatology MEDICAL RESEARCHERS annual scientific conference this week in Chicago. The Distinguished Basic Investigator Award is a one-time, merit-based award presented each year by the ACR to a basic scientist in recognition of their research and contributions to the field of rheumatology. Related StoriesRheumatoid arthritis significantly raises risk of death because of cardiovascular causesArthritis sufferers to be greater contributors to clinical guideline developmentACR releases 2015 Guideline for Treatment of Rheumatoid ArthritisDr.Enzi of Wyoming and David Vitter of Louisiana . This content was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser Health Information, an unbiased news service editorially, is a scheduled program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan healthcare policy research organization unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente. Â.. Accuracy of diagnoses does not differ between complex and basic multitasking conditions Physicians may be able to complete simple jobs concurrently while diagnosing a patient without affecting the precision or acceleration of diagnoses, human factors researchers have suggested, based on the findings of a recently available laboratory experiment.