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SEPTEMBER 2014

Volume 97, Number 9

 
 
cover

Complete issue

Archives

About RIMJ

For Authors
Contributors
Letters to the Editor

For Advertisers

Editor-in-Chief
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Associate Editor
Sun Ho Ahn, MD

Editor Emeritus
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori

     

 

25-page Special Section
MEDICAL EDUCATION
Allan R. Tunkel, MD, PhD, MACP

Guest Editor

 

21

Health Disparities Education – The Time Is Now
Allan R. Tunkel, MD, PhD, MACP

22

Health Disparity Curriculum at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Matthew Erlich, MD’16; Rachel Blake, MD’16;
Luba Dumenco, MD; Jordan White, MD, MPH;
Richard H. Dollase, EdD; Paul George, MD, MHPE

26

Teaching and Addressing Health Disparities Through the Family Medicine Social And Community Context of Care Project
Jordan White, MD, MPH; Jessica Heney, MD;
Angela Y. Esquibel, MD’15; Camia Dimock, MD;
Roberta Goldman, P
hD; David Anthony, MD, MSc

31

Building A Workforce of Physicians to Care for Underserved Patients
David Anthony, MD, MSc; Fadya El Rayess, MD, MPH; Angela Y. Esquibel, MD’15; Paul George, MD, MHPE; Julie Scott Taylor, MD, MSc

36

Future Health Disparity Initiatives at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Leah Rappaport, MD’16; Natasha Coleman, MD’16; Luba Dumenco, MD; Elizabeth Tobin-Tyler, JD; Richard H. Dollase, EdD; Paul George, MD, MHPE

40

Addressing Health Disparities: Brown University School of Public Health
Terrie Fox Wetle, MS, PhD; Karen Scanlan

 

IMAGES IN MEDICINE

45

Pulmonary Zygomycosis in a Diabetic Patient: Treated with Pneumonectomy and Antifungal Agents
Ahmed Mahmood, MD; Michael Chaump, MD; Bettina Knoll, MD; Bassam Aswad, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

47

HEALTH BY NUMBERS: Rhode Island Tick-Borne Disease Surveillance Summary 2012–2013
Melody Lawrence, BS, MPA (Candidate); Daniela N. Quilliam, MPH; Utpala Bandy, MD, MPH; John P. Fulton, PhD; Theodore P. Marak, MPH; Abby Berns, MPH

52

Vital Statistics
Colleen A. Fontana, State Registrar

 

COMMENTARY
(10-page section)

7

Jaundiced Eye
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

10

The Affirming Ties That Bind Us
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

13

Re-thinking the ‘Two-Midnight’ Rule: The Challenge of Regulating Hospital Admission
Benjamin C. Silver, BA

 

LETTERS

17

Misclassification of Emergency Department Visits Distracts from the Real Issue
Michael H. Lee, MD, MS; Megan L. Ranney, MD, MPH; Brian J. Zink, MD

 

‘Profiling algorithm flawed’ Daren Girard, MD

18

The Author's Reply
Yongwen Jiang, PhD; Ana P. Novais, MA; Samara Viner-Brown, MS; Michael Fine, MD

 

RIMJ AROUND THE WORLD

20

We are read everywhere

 

RIMS NEWS
(2-page section)

51

Not Your Father’s Annual Meeting

51

RIMWA: Annual Lecture

51

Working for You

52

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

SPOTLIGHT

53

Medical Student Congressional Candidate: Q&A with Stanford Tran
Adam E. M. Eltorai, MD’16

 

PEOPLE/PLACES
(6-page section)

62

Appointments, Recognition,
Obituaries

 

PHYSICIAN'S LEXICON, HERITAGE
(4-page section)

68

The Ancient Vocabulary
of Medical Prescriptions
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

70

1950: RI Physicians Prepare
for the Atomic Age
MARY KORR

 

IN THE NEWS
(complete 7-page section)

55

Dr. Wael Asaad awarded $486,000 to study neural transitions in PD

 

Butler, Kent Hospitals providing Narcan to overdose patients

56

Opioid prescription data now available on Dept. of Health website

57

Memorial Physician Co-Authors New York Times Op-Ed on alternative approach to treating Ebola

 

New prescribed food insurance law will allow affordable treatment for rare diseases

 

Electric vehicle license plates will protect first responders

59

Editorial by Women & Infants surgeon published in Obstetrics & Gynecology

 

Dr. Anderson publishes letter on embryo transfer policies

60

Affinity Internal Medicine opens in Pawtucket

 
 

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