Desai and Garibaldi Receive American Medical Association Grant

Desai and Garibaldi Receive American Medical Association Grant

Posted by  | Education, Research

Sanjay Desai, vice chair for education, and Brian Garibaldi recently received a five-year $1.8 million grant from the American Medical Association (AMA) as part of the Reimagining Residency grant program. Their project will explore factors in the training environment that impact both resident wellness and clinical skills. Proposal title: The Graduate Medical Training "Laboratory": An(...)

Read More

Epic Tip of the Week: June 14, 2019

Epic Tip of the Week: June 14, 2019

Posted by  | Patient Care

Inpatient - Antiemetic Order Warning A warning appears for PRN med orders, with a reason of “nausea” or “vomiting,” when there is more than one antiemetic ordered for a patient. A PRN indication and “order of use” is required to prevent nurses from functioning outside their scope of practice. The warning will affect orders for(...)

Read More

Cooper Gives Testimony at Hearing Held by House Committee on Energy & Commerce

Cooper Gives Testimony at Hearing Held by House Committee on Energy & Commerce

Posted by  | Leadership, Research

Lisa Cooper, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, attended and gave testimony at the Health Subcommittee of the Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing entitled Investing in America’s Healthcare. Her testimony reinforced the value of PCORI funding to advance health equity. For more information about the hearing and to watch a livestream of(...)

Read More

Global Elimination of Chronic Hepatitis

Global Elimination of Chronic Hepatitis

Posted by  | Article of the Week

ARTICLE: Global Elimination of Chronic Hepatitis AUTHOR: David L. Thomas JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2019 May 23;380(21):2041-2050. doi: 10.1056/NEJMra1810477. Major advances have been made in the prevention and treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections. Nonetheless, by causing cirrhosis, hepatocellular cancer, or both, HCV and HBV infections kill more than(...)

Read More

Michos Named Chair of American Society of Echocardiography Task Force

Michos Named Chair of American Society of Echocardiography Task Force

Posted by  | Congratulations

Erin Michos, associate professor in the Division of Cardiology, will lead a task force established to provide guidance on best practices, resources, position statements and advocacy on these issues for members of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE). The task force is part of the ASE Cares Campaign whose goal is to promote the well-being(...)

Read More

Three from the DOM Receive American Society of Nephrology Awards

Three from the DOM Receive American Society of Nephrology Awards

Posted by  | Congratulations

This year, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) established the Mid-Career Awards Program to recognize mid-career clinicians, educators, health professionals and researchers who have made outstanding contributions to nephrology and/or demonstrated exemplary service to society. Three faculty members from the Department of Medicine have been selected to receive these inaugural awards. Only two individuals across the(...)

Read More

Urine TNF-α and IL-9 for clinical diagnosis of acute interstitial nephritis

Urine TNF-α and IL-9 for clinical diagnosis of acute interstitial nephritis

Posted by  | Article of the Week

ARTICLE: Urine TNF-α and IL-9 for clinical diagnosis of acute interstitial nephritis AUTHORS: Dennis G. Moledina, F. Perry Wilson, Jordan S. Pober, Mark A. Perazella, Nikhil Singh, Randy L. Luciano, Wassim Obeid, Haiqun Lin, Michael Kuperman, Gilbert W. Moeckel, Michael Kashgarian, Lloyd G. Cantley, and Chirag R. Parikh JOURNAL: JCI Insight. 2019 May 16;4(10). pii: 127456. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.127456. eCollection 2019 May 16. Abstract BACKGROUND: Clinical diagnosis of acute interstitial nephritis (AIN) is challenging because of lack of(...)

Read More

Institute of CardioScience Basic Seminar

Institute of CardioScience Basic Seminar

Posted by  | CME

The presentation will take place in Phipps 240 from noon-1 p.m. Sean M Wu, MD, PhD is a physician scientist who is conducting research in cardiac developmental biology/congenital heart disease, stem cell biology and translation of stem cells into new treatments for congenital heart disease, adult heart failure and rhythm disorders. Dr. Wu completed his MD-PhD(...)

Read More