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APRIL 2018    Volume 101, Number 3

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Editor-in-Chief
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Associate Editor
Kenneth S. Korr, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori

Advertising Administrator
Sarah Stevens

Advertising Rate Sheet
and Insertion Order Form

 

For Authors
Author Guidelines
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
Letters to the Editor

 

COMMENTARY  
[11-page section]
Thinking too much is bad for some brains
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

AMA Code of Ethics: Roots, Revisions and Relevance Today
Herbert Rakatansky, MD

On Mentoring
Kenneth S. Korr, MD, FACC

ED Doc for a Month
Eric R. Gottlieb, MD, MS

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
On the Practice of Medicine
Barry Wepman, MD

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   
RIMJ Readers' Photos

Agra, India

CONTRIBUTIONS
Why Aren’t More Women in Academic Medicine Reaching the Top?
Laura Allison Woods, MPH’18, BS
Terrie Fox Wetle, P
hD, MS
Katherine M. Sharkey, MD, P
hD

Review of the public health risks of widespread cannabis use
Jonathan Barker, MD

CASE REPORT
Sister Mary Joseph Nodule as Presenting Complaint in First Diagnosis
of Intra-Abdominal Malignancy

Jordan J Cohen, MD
Jamieson Cohn, MD
Gita Pensa, MD
Robert Tubbs, MD

PUBLIC HEALTH
The Association Between Postpartum Healthcare Encounters and Contraceptive Use
among Rhode Island Mothers, 2012–2015

Alexander C. Adia
Quinn P. Matos
Karine Monteiro, MPH
Hyun (Hanna) Kim,
PhD

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

RIMS NEWS   
[7-page section]
Are you reading RIMS Notes?

Best Practices for Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing:
Fulfilling the New Opioid CME Mandate

Working for You

Rhode Island Academy of Family Physicians 26th annual Primary Care Conference

SPOTLIGHT   
Q&A: Clinical Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC) at the medical school
Mary Korr

IN THE NEWS    
[7-page section]
Study identifies new class of antibiotics with potential to fight “superbugs”
Eleftherios Mylonakis, MD, leads team of researchers from Brown, Emory and Northwestern Universities, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary and Massachusetts General Hospital 

Physician compensation report shows gender wage gap nationwide; increases in Rhode Island

 CDC Emergency Department data show increases in opioid overdoses nationwide

Patient clinical outcomes shortchanged by prior authorization: AMA survey

PEOPLE/PLACES    
[6-page section]
Women & Infants’ Prenatal Diagnosis Centers achieve ultrasound accreditation

Brown/Women & Infants Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology named among top medical schools by U.S. News & World Report

Lifespan hospitals recognized as top performers in LGBTQ Health Care Equity

Dr. Aleksandra Phillips named Medical Director for Psychiatry Services at Roger Williams

Dr. Jesus Sosa joins the Comprehensive Wound Care Center at Fatima

OBITUARIES
Frances Bloom, MD
Dr. Elie J. Cohen
Arthur Burton Kern, MD
James B. Leach, Jr. MD


 
 
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