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AUGUST 2018    Volume 101, Number 6

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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  
[5-page section]
Apathy
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Blue eyes, bleeding heart
Ananya Anand, ScB, MSc

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   
RIMJ Readers' Photos

Faga’alu, American Samoa
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Seattle, Washington

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS (PAs)
[Complete 16-page special section]

Introduction: Four Decades of PAs in Rhode Island
Robert B. Hackey, PhD
Guest Editor

Creating Rhode Island’s First PA Program
George Bottomley, DVM, PA-C

Becoming a PA: Reflections from Johnson & Wales University Students
Ariana Africo, BS
Alysse Pazienza, BS
Matthew J. DaCosta, BA
Kayla Denis, BS

PAs: From Training to Practice
Ashley A. Hughes, MSPAS, PA-C

Why Hire a PA?
Sydney Fontaine, BS
Christina Ramirez, BS

EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESIDENCY CPC
Babesiosis and Lyme Disease in a 68-year-old man
Nicholas Musisca, MD
Harry VanDusen, MD’21
Alyssa Mierjeski, MD
William Binder, MD

CASE REPORTS
Dermatomyositis Developing Post Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Lumpectomy
Daniel E. Wong, BA
Edelva Williams, MD
Sarita Warrier, MD

Bubbles in the Brain: A Rare Complication Following Transthoracic Echocardiography
Andrew Y. Powers, BA
Vijairam Selvaraj, MD, MPH

PUBLIC HEALTH
PUBLIC HEALTH BRIEFING
Community Health Workers in Rhode Island: A Study of a Growing Public Health Workforce
Brady Dunklee, MPH’18
Deborah Garneau, MA

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

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

Working for You

5th Annual Convivium – Save the Date – September 28

SPOTLIGHT
URI College of Pharmacy ranked 11th in nation in federal research funding

IN THE NEWS    
[14-page section]
Kent, RIDOH sign consent agreement after patient medical errors

RI Hospital, RIDOH sign consent agreement after patient medical errors

Newport Hospital kicks off emergency department expansion campaign

Rhode Island recognized nationally for top immunization rates

RI YOUTH health behavior trends revealed in survey

Lifespan makes $400,000 PILOT payment to Providence

Miriam’s HIV/AIDS program receives $9.1M NIH grant

RI GENERAL ASSEMBLY Legislative Round-up

PRovidence VAmc Mindfulness Study for veterans with chronic pain

Women & Infants in trial for high-volume, non-invasive prenatal testing platform

south County Hospital introduces daVinci Xi robot

Rhode Island expands access to Hepatitis C treatment for Medicaid patients

Bryant PA program earns ‘Accreditation-Continued’ status

Rhode Island Foundation awards $340K to 16 medical research projects

Rhode Island pain management regulations updated

PEOPLE/PLACES    
[12-page section]
Rick Majzun, FACHE, named president and chief operating officer of Women & Infants

Robert J. Haffey, MBA, MSN, RN, named new president, COO at Kent

Larry Brown, MD, appointed director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at
Alpert Medical School

Melissa Russo, MD, named to international, national organizations

Elizabeth Lokich, MD, joins Women & Infants Program in Women’s Oncology

Allan R. Tunkel, MD, named Senior Associate Dean For Medical Education

Michele G. Cyr, MD, named Senior Associate Dean For Academic Affairs

Michael Garrity, DNP, named President-Elect of Rhode Island State Nurses Association

Care New England announces major expansion of orthopedics services

Fred Rotenberg, MD, receives 2018 Riesman Family Excellence in Teaching Award

Ilse Jenouri, MD, named 2018 Outstanding Physician of the Year at Miriam

Robert Patterson, MD, receives Miriam Hospital’s Charles “Bud” Kahn, MD,
lifetime leadership award

Peter Monti, PhD, receives 10th Annual NIAAA Jack Mendelson Award

Congressman Joseph Kennedy named 2017 Southcoast Health–Hero for Health Award recipient

Butler Hospital Foundation raises $80,000 to support Zero Suicide Initiative

Kent Hospital receives Stroke Quality Achievement Award

Fatima Hospital receives stroke care achievement award

Women & InfantsFertility Center awarded Ultrasound Practice Accreditation

Louis Giancola South County Health President & CEO to retire

Obituaries
Michael Gary Ehrlich, MD
Dr. Alfredo R. Esparza
Casimiro Giampaolo, MD

 
 
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