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AUGUST 2015

Volume 98, Number 8

 
 

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

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori

Advertising
Steve DeToy, Sarah Stevens

     

 

12-page Special Section
Program in Liberal Medical Education, Part II
Guest Editor Julianne Y. Ip, MD

 

14

Part II – Brown University’s Program in Liberal Medical Education (PLME): Medical Exchange Programs; Student Research
Julianne Y. Ip, MD

15

Medical Exchange Programs

 

Traditional Chinese Medicine Program in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Anna Delamerced, PLME’16 AB Public Health, MD’20

 

As Far as the East is from the West: Exchange Experiences in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Stephanie Guang, PLME’16 AB Engineering and AB Public Health, MD’20

 

Understanding Patient Perspective
Caryn Cobb, PLME’15, AB Health and Human Biology, MD’19

 

At the Children’s Hospital in Hangzhou
Tammy Yu, PLME’16, SCB Biology, MD’20

20

Student Research

 

Society and Infant Genital Reassignment Surgery:
Past, Present, and Future

Madeline Pesec, PLME’16 AB Public Health, MD’20

 

Role of Subventricular Zone Derived Neural Precursor Cells in the Therapy of Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis
Soha Ghanian, PLME’17, MD’21

 

Radiographic Evaluation of the Carpometacarpal Joint
in Early Stage Osteoarthritis Severity and Joint Laxity

Stephanie Guang, PLME’16 AB Engineering and AB Public Health, MD’20; Trey Crisco, MD

 

CONTRIBUTION

25

HIV Testing for At-Risk Adolescents at Rhode Island Hospital
Hyeon-Ju Ryoo, MD’17; Kristina Nazareth, MD; Philip A. Chan, MD; Steven E. Reinert, MS; Michael Koster, MD, FAAP

 

Case Report

29

Delayed Diagnosis of Subdural Empyema in a Septic Child
Adam Janicki, MD; Geoffry Capraro, MD

 

EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESIDENCY CPC

32

Dyspnea and Chest Pain in a 45-Year-Old Woman
Jonathan Ameli, MD; William Binder, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

36

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Rhode Island Violent Death Reporting System, 2004–2013
Yongwen Jiang, PhD; Beatriz Perez, MPH; Samara Viner-Brown, MS

40

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

 

COMMENTARY

8

Talking About Patients
in Front of Them

JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

 

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE
RIMJ readers' photos

11

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Portland, Oregon
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Vancouver, British Columbia

 

RIMS NEWS
(7-page section)

42

RIMS and Coverys announce new partnership

43

CONVIVIUM September 26
* Save the date *

45

Working for You

47

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

PEOPLE
(10-page section)

56

Appointments
Recognition

 

SPOTLIGHT

65

Peter J. Snyder’s
Interstice: Memory, Mind and Alzheimer’s Disease Art Exhibit
MARY KORR

 

BOOKS

68

Medication-Induced
Movement Disorders
Book Published
, Edited by Joseph H. Friedman, MD

 

HERITAGE

70

A Century Ago, Fresh Air Camp Opens for Consumptives in Foster
MARY KORR

 

IN THE NEWS
(complete 7-page section)

49

The Miriam and Newport hospitals named two best regional hospitals by U.S. News & World Report
The two Lifespan hospitals tie for first place in annual ranking of top hospitals

 

OHIC Adopts Standards to Improve Health Care Delivery and Payment Systems

50

Drs. Kenneth Chen, Raymond Powrie lecture at ISOM annual course

 

Memorial Earns $1.25M Grant to Boost Primary Care Coverage for Children, Adolescents In Underserved Areas  

51

Roberta Goldman, PhD, on Reducing Obesity Risk Factors in Hispanic Children

 

First Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic opens at the Cardiovascular Institute

 

Research Team Wins Best Poster at American Society for Reproductive Immunology Annual Meeting

53

Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care expands Clinical Trials Program through partnership with Brown University Oncology Research Group

 

W&I Team Publishes Research on Treatment for Obese Women Undergoing Cesareans

54

Medical examiner placed on paid administrative leave
Follows OSME accreditation downgraded to provisional in June

 
 

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