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DECEMBER 2017    Volume 100, Number 12

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Editor-in-Chief
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Associate Editor
Kenneth S. Korr, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

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Marianne Migliori

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Sarah Stevens

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Letters to the Editor

 

FROM THE EDITORS  
Thanks to RIMJ’s Guest Editors of 2017
Joseph H. Friedman, MD
Mary Korr

COMMENTARY  
[7-page section]
When the doctor is crazier than the patient
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Addressing patient biases toward physicians
Herbert Rakatansky, MD

POINT OF VIEW
Menstrual hygiene plight of homeless women, a public health disgrace
Allegra Parrillo, MD’ 18
Edward Feller, MD, FACG, FACP

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   
RIMJ Readers' Photos

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CONTRIBUTION
Slipping through the cracks: A cross-sectional study examining older adult emergency department patient fall history, post-fall treatment and prevention
Elizabeth M. Goldberg, MD, ScM, FACEP
Ellen M. McCreedy, P
hD
Cameron J. Gettel, MD
Roland C. Merchant, MD, MPH, S
cD

Violence Against Women: Injuries and Deaths in Rhode Island
Yongwen Jiang, PhD
Deborah Debare, MMHS
Lynne-Marie Shea, BA
Samara Viner-Brown, MS

EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESIDENCY CPC
A Woman with a Necrotizing Soft-Tissue Infection
William Binder, MD
Paul Cohen, MD
Nicholas Musisca, MD
Francis Sullivan, MD

IMAGES IN CLINICAL MEDICINE
The Physical Finding Points to the Diagnosis
Robert S. Crausman, MD
Christina N. Wright

PUBLIC HEALTH
Health profile of Rhode Island healthcare workers
Mukti Kulkarni, MD, MPH
Tracy L. Jackson, P
hD
Hanna Kim, P
hD
Tara Cooper, MPH

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

RIMS NEWS   
[6-page section]
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SPOTLIGHT    
Former Marine Eddie L. Copelin, II, MD, PGY3 at RWMC, shares his path to medicine
Mary Korr

IN THE NEWS    
[8-page section]

Rhode Island Hospital receives $7.9M NIH grant to develop community-based pediatric asthma care program
Initiative to identify disparities, barriers to managing asthma among high-risk kids

Clinical trial tests effectiveness of freezing breast tumors to kill cancer cells 

Rhode Island Hospital awarded $5.8-million NIH grant for skeletal health 
Research interests include cartilage and joint diseases such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, bone tumors, and genetic bone diseases including chondrodysplasia

CNE announces new Center of Excellence to combat opioid overdose epidemic

Memorial Hospital submits application for closure with RI Department of Health; closes ICU

CNE outlines initial plans for medical centers, residency program

American Urogynecologic Society publishes best practice statement on evaluation and counseling of patients with pelvic organ prolapse
Cassandra L. Carberry, MD, from Women & Infants Hospital/Brown University leads team

Mandated coverage for fertility preservation featured in New England Journal of Medicine

PEOPLE/PLACES    
[8-page section]

Donald Coustan, MD, recognized as giant in obstetrics and gynecology

Matthew Bivens, MD, recognized as EMS Physician of the Year by GFREMSCC

HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION OF RI holds annual meeting; members recognized for service

Lifespan hospitals earn top patient safety scores in national Leapfrog ratings 

Rhode Island Hospital named one of the nation’s 50 top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health 

Linda Hunter, EdD, named president-elect of the American Midwifery Certification Board

J. Tessa Draper, MD, joins Southcoast Physicians

Ganary Dabiri, MD, PhD, joins CharterCARE

OBITUARIES
Alberto V. Erfe, MD
Ho Yong Lee, MD
Frank Merlino, MD
Richard J. “Dick” Ryter, MD
Robert Dennis Tarro, MD

HERITAGE    
Practicing Medicine in 1917 Rhode Island
Todd M. Olszewski, PhD

 
 
 
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