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Study: Some people with Type 2 diabetes may be testing their blood sugar more often than needed

In fact, three different medical societies - the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Society of General Internal Medicine and the Endocrine Society -- have all issued guidance for physicians stating that such patients don't need to regularly test ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Announces Senior Leadership Team

Dr. Eacker comes from the University of Washington School of Medicine, where she was associate dean for student affairs and a practicing general internist. She has served as medical director of the general internal medicine center in the department of ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 06 Dec 2018

November 2018 Briefing – Pain Management

according to a study recently published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A major update of the United States’ system for approving medical devices was announced yesterday by the Food and Drug ...

Source: Too Old to Operate
Published: 04 Dec 2018

UC to Host Second General Internal Medicine Conference

The University of Cincinnati (UC) will host its second annual General Internal Medicine Conference Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at Manor House Banquet and Conference Center in Mason. The theme for this year’s conference is "Updates Every General Practitioner ...

Published: 15 Aug 2018

Expert in symptoms and pain receives Society of General Internal Medicine's highest award

INDIANAPOLIS - Kurt Kroenke, MD, a Regenstrief Institute investigator and the director of the institute's education and training programs, has been named the recipient of the Society of General Internal Medicine's Robert J. Glaser award, the organization's ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 05 Apr 2018

Update in General Internal Medicine: Evidence Published in 2016

Acknowledgment: The authors thank Jason Post, MD, for reviewing and selecting articles from the 2016 issues of the 7 general internal medicine journals. Disclosures: Authors have disclosed no conflicts of interest. Forms can be viewed at ...

Published: 30 Mar 2017

Professor Honored by Society of General Internal Medicine

Jeffrey Samet (’92) received the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Quality and Practice Innovation Award on behalf of the Boston Medical Center (BMC) CARE programs at the SGIM annual meeting in Washington, DC, on April 22. Samet is professor ...

Source: Boston University
Published: 22 Apr 2017

Duke General Internal Medicine

Within three days, this online first by DGIM authors published in JAMA Surgery boasts an altmetric score of 120 — besides tweets, blogs, and facebook, there were 11 news outlets and this one by CBS News: “Do the benefits of weight-loss surgery ...

Published: 04 Sep 2016

Eric Bass to serve as CEO of the Society of General Internal Medicine

Eric Bass, a professor of medicine, is the new CEO of the Society of General Internal Medicine, which serves 3,000 physicians who are the primary internal medicine faculty of every medical school and major teaching hospital in the United States. This is a ...

Source: HUB
Published: 17 Oct 2017

The Evolution of Procedural Competency in Internal Medicine Training

1 Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 2 Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 3 Division of ...

Source: JAMA
Published: 23 Oct 2017

Yale physicians honored by Society of General Internal Medicine

Two members of the General Internal Medicine section at Yale School of Medicine have been honored by the Society of General Internal Medicine. Dr. Joseph Ross and Dr. Marcella Nuñez-Smith Dr. Marcella Nuñez-Smith, associate professor of medicine, is the ...

Source: Yale News
Published: 22 Feb 2017

Publications and Extramural Activities of General Internal Medicine and Medicine Subspecialty Clinician-Educators: A Multicenter Study

Purpose Generalist clinician-educators may have more difficulty than specialists satisfying common promotion criteria (peer-reviewed publication and extramural reputation). This study compared publication rates and participation in extramural activities ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 14 Oct 2017

General Internal Medicine PA

Brief Job Description: The Duke Outpatient Clinic (DOC) is the major medicine resident teaching clinic, with 70 residents and 15 faculty. The DOC is a part of the Duke University Hospital, a 954-bed tertiary care teaching hospital offering a broad array ...

Published: 29 Mar 2017

Internal Medicine And General Medicine Medical Conferences | eMedEvents

We know that as a doctor of internal medicine, you are responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions in your adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. You may practice in an office, an outpatient center, a hospital ...

Source: Medium
Published: 21 Oct 2017

Unplanned 30-Day Readmissions in a General Internal Medicine Hospitalist Service at a Comprehensive Cancer Center

Hospital readmissions are considered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid as a metric for quality of health care delivery. Robust data on the readmission profile of patients with cancer are currently insufficient to determine whether this measure is ...

Published: 21 Sep 2016

Healing Places

Rau, MD. Dr. Thomas Rau has been active as a hospital physician in rheumatology, internal medicine and general medicine. He has also trained students in naturopathic healing methods. Since 1992, he has served as medical director of the Paracelsus Clinic in ...

Source: PBS
Published: 02 Nov 2017

Increased breast cancer risk might last decades after childbirth, study says

Dr. Katrina Armstrong, chair of the Department of Medicine and physician-in-chief at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, wrote an editorial that accompanied the new study in Annals of Internal Medicine. "Nichols and colleagues' results add to a large ...

Published: 10 Dec 2018

Journal of General Internal Medicine

The Journal of General Internal Medicine is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1986 and covering internal medicine in general. It is published by Springer and is the official journal of the Society of General Internal Medicine. Its 2008 impact ...

Published: 06 Apr 2017

Kravitz honored by Society of General Internal Medicine

The Society of General Internal Medicine has honored Richard Kravitz with its 2017 Elnora M. Rhodes SGIM Service Award during their annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Named for a former executive director of the society, the award recognizes outstanding ...

Published: 05 May 2017

General Internal Medicine

University of Utah Health's General Internal Medicine offers a comprehensive program of disease prevention and health promotion. Our internal medicine physicians provide a full range of care for adolescents and adults, including periodic health ...

Source: UUHC Health Feed
Published: 07 Oct 2017

Breast Cancer Risk Tied to Pregnancy History

Moreover, this association was not modified by breastfeeding, and varied according to estrogen receptor (ER) expression, age at first birth, parity, and family history, the authors wrote in the Annals of Internal Medicine. They noted that parity is ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 10 Dec 2018

U.S. veterans' hospitals often better than nearby alternatives, study suggests

Across all regions, the VA was consistently better than non-VA facilities on almost every quality measure, the research team reports in Annals of Internal Medicine ... Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Source: New Hampshire Union Leader
Published: 11 Dec 2018

What does expanded Medicaid mean for the health & work lives of enrollees? A lot, study finds

Those who were age 51 and over were especially likely to say this. The study, published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, is based on a survey of 4,090 people enrolled in Healthy Michigan who answered questions by telephone about their knowledge ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Nearly 70% of Physicians Suffering Stress Related to Health IT Use

The specialty with the highest rate of health IT-related stress was orthopedic surgery at 86.5 percent, followed by general internal medicine at 86 percent. “Among the three HIT-related stress ...

Source: EHR Intelligence
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Fewer young doctors choosing general internal medicine careers

Fewer young doctors are choosing general medicine careers, and current training models are unlikely to produce the generalist workforce needed to treat an aging population with multiple chronic conditions, according to a report in the Journal of the ...

Source: Modern Healthcare
Published: 05 Dec 2012

Low percentage of medical residents plan to practice general internal medicine

Colin P. West, M.D., Ph.D., and Denise M. Dupras, M.D., Ph.D., of Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., conducted a study to evaluate career plans of internal medicine residents. The researchers used an annual survey linked to the Internal Medicine In-Training ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 04 Dec 2012