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JUNE 2019    Volume 102, Number 5

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Editors-in-Chief
William Binder, MD
Edward Feller, 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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Author Guidelines
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Financial Disclosure
Letters to the Editor

 

COMMENTARY     [10-page section]
Suicide and Physicians – Why don’t doctors in distress seek help?
Nicholas Nissen, BA, MD’20
Edward Feller, MD, FACP, FACG

URI Commencement 2019:
Kennedy asks grads to make U.S. safer, more supportive, and more loving
for people with mental illness, addiction
Patrick J. Kennedy

What Does It Mean to Heal?
Jonathan Staloff, MD, MSc

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   
RIMJ Readers' Photos

Freeport, Maine

INTEGRATION of MEDICAL and SOCIAL CARE in RHODE ISLAND
Guest Editor: Elizabeth Tobin-Tyler, JD, MA
[Complete 18-page Themed Section]

Integration of Medical and Social Care:
Challenges, Opportunities and Next Steps for Rhode Island

Elizabeth Tobin-Tyler, JD, MA

Addressing the Social Determinants of Health:
The Rhode Island State Innovation Model (RI SIM) Experience

Marea B. Tumber, JD, MPH
Libby Bunzli, MPH
Marti Rosenberg, MA

Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island:
Building a Strong Foundation for Comprehensive, High-Quality Affordable Care

Pano Yeracaris, MD, MPH
Susanne Campbell, RN, MS, PCMH CCE
Mardia Coleman, MS
c
Linda Cabral, MM
Debra Hurwitz, MBA, BSN, RN

Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE):
Integrating Health and Social Care Since 1973

Joan Kwiatkowski, MSW
Tsewang Gyurmey, MBBS, MD, CMD

Up from the Streets: The RI Medical Navigator Partnership as a
Model of Structurally-Informed Service, Education, and Advocacy

Megan Smith, MSW
Pranav J. Sharma, BA, MD'22
Gabrielle Dressler, MBE, MD'22

EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESIDENCY CPC
Thrombotic Microangiopathy in a 59-year-old Woman
Timothy J. Boardman, MD
William Binder, MD, MA, FACEP

CONTRIBUTION
Evaluating the Impact of Hospital Closure on Local Emergency Department Operations
Alexis Lawrence, MD
Caroline Burke, MD’20
John Brister
Dennis Ferrante
Francesca Beaudoin, MD, P
hD

CASE REPORTS
Pathological Gambling in a Patient on a Dopamine Agonist
Berkay Kalinaga, MD
Annika G. Havnaer, BA, MD'20
Leonardo M. Batista, MD, DDS

Bullous Pemphigoid Complicated by MRSA Cellulitis and Bacteremia
Roy Souaid, MD
Jing Wang, BA, MD'19
Shoshana M. Landow, MD, MPH
Amanda Noska, MD, MPH

PUBLIC HEALTH
Health by Numbers
Tobacco Product Availability Following Point-of-Sale Policy Implementation in Rhode Island
Jasmine Arnold, MPH
Deborah N. Pearlman, P
hD
Morgan Orr
Geri Guardino, MPA

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

RIMS NEWS   [5-page section]
Are you reading RIMS Notes?

Working for You: RIMS Advocacy Activites

Convivium 2019 – Save the Date: September 20

IN THE NEWS    [10-page section]
GovERNOR Raimondo asks Lifespan, CNE, Brown to reconsider plans
for integrated academic hospital system
Parties have agreed to reconvene

Southcoast Health announces intent to establish a Trauma Center at St. Luke’s Hospital

AMA announces new resources to train future physicians on health systems science

When Science and Politics Collide: Support for Enhancing FDA Independence

URI College of Pharmacy ranked 10th in nation in federal research funding

New AMA study shows employed physicians outnumber self-employed physicians for first time

RI DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH announces funding, support for new Health Equity Zones in East Providence, Cranston, and West End of Providence

Integra Community Care Network joins Choosing Wisely Rhode Island®

The Miriam awarded $2.5M to trial intervention for children with obesity

Kent Hospital offers Pasteurized donor human milk program

PEOPLE/PLACES    [11-page section]
Appointments
C. James Sung, MD, appointed to leadership roles in Pathology And Laboratory Medicine
at Women & Infants, Care New England, Brown

Heather A. Smith, MD, MPH, reappointed to AMA legislative Council

Recognition
Alpert Medical School Class of 2019 commencement

Care New England graduates 23 from RN to BS Program

Sarah Fessler, MD, receives CDC Childhood Immunization Awards

Rhode Island Asthma Control Program receives EPA top leadership award

Women & Infants Fertility Center named Nursing Center of Excellence

Christian Arbelaez, MD; Brian Clyne, MD, recognized by
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Hospital Association of Rhode Island honors ‘Hospital Heroes’

Butler Hospital Foundation raises nearly $70,000 to support Senior Specialty Program

David Portelli, MD, recognized by peers with ‘Service to Hospital Award’

Newport Hospital attains Magnet® nursing recognition for fourth time

Obituaries
Edward F. Asprinio, MD
Alan Richard Cote, MD
Frederick S. Crisafulli, MD
Frank M. Detorie, MD
Mario Tami, MD, FACP
John J. Walsh, Jr, MD

 
 
RHODE ISLAND MEDICAL JOURNAL (USPS 464-820), a monthly publication, is owned and published by the Rhode Island Medical Society, 405 Promenade Street, Suite A, Providence RI 02908, 401-331-3207. All rights reserved. ISSN 2327-2228. Published articles represent opinions of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy of the Rhode Island Medical Society, unless clearly specified. Advertisements do not imply sponsorship or endorsement by the Rhode Island Medical Society.

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