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MAY 2021    Volume 104, Number 4

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Editors-in-Chief
William Binder, MD
Edward Feller, MD

Associate Editor
Kenneth S. Korr, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori

Advertising Administrator
Dulcineia Cosme

Advertising Rate Sheet
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For Authors
Author Guidelines
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
Commentary Guide
Letters to the Editor Guide
Images in Clinical Medicine

 

COMMENTARY       
Social Care Matters: Do Teams Have What They Need to Succeed?
Samantha J. Morton, JD
Linda Cabral, MM
Elizabeth Lynch, LICSW
Baraka Floyd, MD, MSc

‘Elvis is here! Elvis is here!’
A wagging Social Determinant of Health

Mary Korr

SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
Guest Editor: James Rudolph, MD, SM
[26-page PDF]

The Intersection of Aging and Social Determinants of Health
James Rudolph, MD, SM

The Intersection of Physical and Social Frailty in Older Adults
Lien T. Quach, PhD, MD
Jennifer Primack, PhD
Melanie Bozzay, PhD
Caroline Madrigal, PhD, RN
Sebhat Erqou, MD, PhD
James L. Rudolph, MD, SM

Incidence of Homelessness among Veterans Newly Diagnosed
with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Eric Jutkowitz, PhD
Frank DeVone, MS
Christopher Halladay MS
Dina Hooshyar MD, MPH
Jack Tsai,
PhD
James L. Rudolph, MD, SM

An Exploratory Framework to Interpret County-Level Indicators of Food Insecurity
Emma L. Tucher, BA
James L. Rudolph, MD, SM
Alicia J. Cohen, MD,
MSc

Association of Home-Based Primary Care Enrollment with Social Determinants of Health
for Older Veterans

Anna-Rae Montano, PhD, RN, MEDSURG-BC, OCN
Augustus Ge, MA
Christopher W. Halladay
, ScM
Samuel T. Edwards, MD, MPH
James L. Rudolph, MD, SM
Portia Y. Cornell,
PhD

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
A Pain in the Neck Diagnosis: Crowned Dens Syndrome
Samuel Goldman, MD, MPH
Amy Matson, MD

Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis: Imitator of Common Abdominal Disorders
Matthew J. Hagan, BS, MD’22
Muhammad T. Shakoor, MD

CASE REPORTS
Whipple’s Disease Mimicking Common Digestive Disorders
Yousef Elfanagely, MD
Sehrish Jamot, MD
Kwame Dapaah-Afriyie, MD
Sean Fine, MD

Chronic Hypotension Due to Thrombosis of an Inferior Vena Cava Filter
Shaffin Siddiqui
Mohammad Saud Khan, MD
Abdelmoniem Moustafa, MD
Vijairam Selvaraj, MD
Mohd Amer Alsamman, MD

EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESIDENCY CPC
A 2-Year-Old Girl with Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)
Rebecca Levin, MD
Elizabeth S. Jacobs, MD

CONTRIBUTION
Decision Making Regarding Trauma Patients in Rhode Island who Present on Anticoagulants
and Antiplatelet Agents: A Multidisciplinary and Collaborative Approach
Andrew H. Stephen, MD
Richie G. Goriparthi, MD
Linda Girouard, PA
Megan Gernt, RNP
Tareq KheirbeK, MD
Stephanie N. Lueckel, MD

PUBLIC HEALTH
Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

RIMS NEWS   [3-page PDF]
Working for You: RIMS Advocacy Activites

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   
RIMJ Readers' Photos

Zoom USA

SPOTLIGHT   
Q&A with Megan Ranney, MD
Mary Korr

HERITAGE   
A Poem and Poppies: Legacy of a WW l Physician
Mary Korr

IN THE NEWS    [9-page PDF]
CDC issues interim public health recommendations for fully vaccinated people

Neighborhood Health Plan, Thundermist Health Center, Algorex Health partner on food program

Medical students, physicians launch nationwide COVID-19 vaccination study
Hoping to determine beliefs, perspectives among country’s diverse populations

Lung Association reports that Providence air shows progress
Three counties receive failing grades for ozone level

LUNG FORCE Walk Providence to support lung health, COVID-19 Action Initiative
to take place in June

Fentanyl-contaminated drugs continue to accelerate state’s overdose crisis

Thrive Behavioral Health, CODAC, partner to launch MAT program

Butler program reports positive outcomes on MRI-Guided Laser Surgery for OCD

Women & Infants Hospital launches donor milk program with Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast

Lifespan, CNE file Hospital Conversion Act application with RIDOH, AG

Funding opportunity on impact of structural racism and discrimination
on minority health and health disparities

NIH funding for research on impact of structural racism on biomedical career progression

With variants on the rise in RI, delegation announces $1.48M in federal funding
to RIDOH to track COVID mutations

Reed, Whitehouse, and McKee announce $840,000 grant for RI Veterans Home
to provide COVID-19 resources

Coastal Medical joins Lifespan team

PEOPLE/PLACES    [2-page PDF]
APPOINTMENTS
Dean Jack A. Elias, MD, to transition to senior health advisor at Brown

Beth Ryder, MD, named director of Center for Bariatric Surgery

Brittany Star Hampton, MD, invited to be ABOG examiner

David Vegari, MD, joins Ortho, RI; South County Health medical staff

RECOGNITION
Frank Sellke, MD, to receive Distinguished Research Achievement Award

OBITUARIES    [1-page PDF]
Leonor A. Delapena, MD
Fouad Edward Yazbak, MD

 
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