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More primary care physicians leads to longer life spans

family medicine, general internal medicine and general pediatrics in every U.S. county and the District of Columbia. The primary care physician counts were obtained from the American Medical Association Physician Masterfile for the years 2005, 2010 and ...

Published: 18 Feb 2019

Datacubed Health Names Leaders in Neurology, Genomics, Internal Medicine, Rare Disease and Psychiatry to Science Advisor Panel

Dennis Ausiello – A nationally recognized leader in academic and internal medicine, Dr. Ausiello is the Jackson Distinguished Professor of Clinical Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He was formerly Chief of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 11 Feb 2019

800-662-HELP Underappreciated in Media, General Population

seems to be underappreciated in the media and by the general population, according to a research letter published online January 14 in JAMA Internal Medicine. John W. Ayers, PhD, from the University of California in San Diego, and colleagues examined ...

Source: Monthly Prescribing Reference
Published: 15 Jan 2019

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

Preventability of 28-Day Hospital Readmissions in General Internal Medicine Patients: A Retrospective Analysis at a Quaternary Hospital

Background: Unplanned hospital readmissions are associated with increased patient mortality and health care costs, yet only a fraction are likely to be preventable. This study's objective was to identify preventable hospital readmissions of general ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 09 May 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ERs Often Miss Chance to set Overdose Survivors on ‘Better Path’

a second-year medical student at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, and the lead author on the study, which was published last month in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. It’s an opportunity that’s being missed in emergency rooms ...

Source: Government Technology
Published: 18 Feb 2019

How to prevent traveler’s constipation from ruining your trip

The general rule is that fewer than three bowel ... Research from Archives of Internal Medicine found that alcohol is dehydrating, so you’ll have to pair each drink with extra (non-alcoholic ...

Source: Mic
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Should you moonlight while you’re a medical resident?

Working outside your residency program—and in many cases in a more general specialty, such as internal medicine—offers at the very least the chance to experience a different practice environment and serve another patient population. In Dr. Schmidt ...

Published: 18 Feb 2019

Alumna named chief of general internal medicine at WCMC

Monika Safford, M.D. ’86, a clinician-investigator known for her patient-centered research on diabetes, cardiovascular disease and health disparities, has been named chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and ...

Source: Cornell Chronicle
Published: 15 Sep 2015

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

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

More primary care physicians leads to longer life spans, Stanford researcher says

family medicine, general internal medicine and general pediatrics in every U.S. county and the District of Columbia. The primary care physician counts were obtained from the American Medical ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 18 Feb 2019

No, Undocumented Immigrants Aren’t A Burden On The Health Care System

Undocumented immigrants provided a surplus of $35.1 billion to the Medicare Trust Fund between 2000 and 2011, according to a new Journal of General Internal Medicine study recently published. The findings challenge concerns that undocumented immigrants are ...

Source: ThinkProgress
Published: 24 Jun 2015

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

Book review: Jews in Medicine

During the age of specialization, Eisenberg writes that Jewish physicians, when they could get into university, were still excluded from the mainstream areas of internal medicine and general surgery.

Source: The Times of Israel
Published: 07 Feb 2019

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

ASK THE DOCTOR: Why does spine surgery have a such a bad reputation?

The specialty of spine surgery in its current form is a relatively new specialty when compared to other medical specialties such as internal medicine, general surgery and even heart surgery. As such, the specialty is still in its “learning” phase with ...

Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana
Published: 18 Feb 2019