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Should We Include Social Determinants in Electronic Health Records?

Should We Include Social Determinants in Electronic Health Records?

Social factors account for a significant percent of deaths in the United States; however, research and the inclusion of standard ways to define and capture these determinants into patient health records are arguably in their nascent stage. As talk of social determinants of health permeate the halls of academic medical centers and schools of public health,(...)

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Right Ventricular Myofilament Functional Differences in Humans with Systemic Sclerosis-associated versus Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Right Ventricular Myofilament Functional Differences in Humans with Systemic Sclerosis-associated versus Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

ARTICLE: Right Ventricular Myofilament Functional Differences in Humans with Systemic Sclerosis-associated versus Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension AUTHORS: Steven Hsu, Kristen M. Kokkonen-Simon, Jonathan A. Kirk, Todd M. Kolb, Rachel L. Damico, Stephen C. Mathai, Monica Mukherjee, Ami A. Shah, Fredrick M. Wigley, Kenneth B. Margulies, Paul M. Hassoun, Marc K. Halushka, Ryan J. Tedford, David A Kass JOURNAL: Circulation. 2018 Jan 19. pii: CIRCULATIONAHA.117.033147. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.033147. [Epub ahead of(...)

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Armstrong Institute Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy

Armstrong Institute Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy

Are you interested in leading successful quality improvement or patient safety activities? Do you want to lead an innovative project to improve clinical practice? Faculty and staff of the Department of Medicine are encouraged to apply to the Armstrong Institute Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy. During the Leadership Academy, participants will initiate, plan and(...)

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Alvanzo Speaks at National Academies of Sciences Workshop

Alvanzo Speaks at National Academies of Sciences Workshop

Anika Alvanzo, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, participated as a rapporteur and panelist at the National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine’s Workshop on Integrating Infectious Disease Considerations with the Response to the Opioid Epidemic on March 12. Speakers presented on how the opioid epidemic has changed the epidemiology of infectious disease and participants(...)

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15th Annual Myron L. Weisfeldt Distinguished Visiting Professor in Diversity

15th Annual Myron L. Weisfeldt Distinguished Visiting Professor in Diversity

The Department of Medicine Diversity Council and the School of Medicine Office of the Vice Dean for Faculty are thrilled to announce the visit of Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo as the 15th Annual Myron L. Weisfeldt Distinguished Visiting Professor in Diversity. Dr. Bibbins-Domingo is the Lee Goldman, MD Endowed Chair in Medicine, chair of the Department of(...)

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Members of the DOM Recognized by Alpha Omega Alpha

Members of the DOM Recognized by Alpha Omega Alpha

Eric Bass, professor in General Internal Medicine, Ariel Green, assistant professor in the Division of Geriatrics, Nadia Hansel, associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary, are all members of the DOM faculty who have been selected to be inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. This lifelong honor signifyies a lasting commitment to scholarship,(...)

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Bumpus Speaks in Front of Congress

Bumpus Speaks in Front of Congress

Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, was invited to speak to members of the Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus last month about informing consumers about drug metabolism. Her 30-minute talk, entitled "How Do Our Bodies Process Medicine," focused on describing how orally-ingested drugs are metabolized, how labs determine how drugs are metabolized and how these data(...)

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Challenges in Pulmonary Hypertension: Controversies in Treating the Tip of the Iceberg

Challenges in Pulmonary Hypertension: Controversies in Treating the Tip of the Iceberg

ARTICLE: Challenges in Pulmonary Hypertension: Controversies in Treating the Tip of the Iceberg AUTHORS: Jason M Elinoff, Richa Agarwal, Christopher F Barnett, Raymond L Benza, Michael J Cuttica, Ahmed M. Gharib, Michael P Gray, Paul M Hassoun, Anna R Hemnes, Marc Humbert, Todd M Kolb, Tim Lahm, Jane A Leopold, Stephen C Mathai, Vallerie V McLaughlin, Ioana R Preston, Erika B Rosenzweig, Oksana A Shlobin, Virginia D Steen, Roham T Zamanian and Michael A. Solomon JOURNAL: Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Feb(...)

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Ndumele Receives Young Physician-Scientist Award

Ndumele Receives Young Physician-Scientist Award

Chiadi Ndumele, assistant professor in Cardiology, was selected to receive the 2018 Young Physician-Scientist Award from the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI). He will receive this award that recognizes early-career physician-scientists who have made notable achievements in their research, at the AAP/ASCI/APSA Joint Meeting in Chicago later this month. His was one of 35 abstracts selected to be presented.

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Eid Named Chair of the Society of Hospital Medicine Research Committee

Eid Named Chair of the Society of Hospital Medicine Research Committee

Shaker Eid, associate professor and director of research in the Division of Hospital Medicine, has been appointed chair of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Research Committee. The SHM Research Committee is charged with developing, promoting and recommending avenues of research in hospital medicine as well as looking for opportunities to encourage SHM members to(...)

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