Submissions from 2015
Promoting high value inpatient care via a coaching model of structured, interdisciplinary team rounds, Andrew Artenstein MD, Thomas Higgins M.D., Adrienne Seiler MD, Alex Knee, Greta H. Boynton MD, Michael Picchioni MD, Bonnie Geld, and Winthrop Whitcomb MD
Adjunctive Diagnostic Procedures for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Auras Atreya MD and Amir Lotfi MD
Myocardial Infarction: The Forme Fruste of Endocarditis, Daniel Coffin DO
Bevacizumab in high-grade gliomas: past, present, and future, Saurabh Dahiya MD
Not a glutton for gluten! Celiac disease in elders, Prasanna Durairaj MD and Rebecca Starr MD
Countless Causes of Confusion, Jillian Edmonds DO
Change of heart-assessing decisional capacity in discharges, Nura El-Haj MD, Randa Jaber MD, and Wanda Colon-Cartagena MD
A Cryptic Pneumonia in an Immunocompetent Patient, Amanda Fernandes MD
How to integrate predictions in outcomes in planning clinical care, Michael Germain M.D.
Iron dosing in kidney disease: inconsistency of evidence and clinical practice, Michael Germain M.D.
Should Dialysis be Offered to All Elderly Patients, Michael Germain M.D.
Outcomes associated with a mandatory gastroenterology consultation to improve the quality of care of patients hospitalized with decompensated cirrhosis, Rony Ghaoui MD, Jennifer Friderici, David Desilets MD, Tara Lagu MD, Paul Visintainer, Angelica Belo MD, Jorge Sotelo MD, and Peter Lindenauer M.D.
Life Threatening Transaminitis as a Complication from the Use of Clozaoine, Santhi Gokaraju MD
Small cell carcinoma of the bladder- a rare aggressive tumor and a curse to the elderly, Santhi Gokaraju MD, Ritika Vankina MD, Kathryn Jobbins DO, Reham Shaaban MD, and Wanda Colon-Cartagena MD
Mirtazapine Induced Galactorrhea: A Rare Adverse Effect, Hector Guzman MD
Where are the brakes? Assessing driving safety in dementia, James Higgs MD and Rebecca Starr MD
Thick serum can clog the brain, Sami Ibrahimi MD, Evrim Erdogan PhD, Wanda Colon-Cartagena MD, and Ashish Verma MD
HIV in the elderly, Sami Ibrahimi MD and Armando Paez MD
Lithium Induced Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus in an older adult, Randa Jaber MD and Maria Ferrera MD
“Please help me”-a caregiver’s stress, Randa Jaber MD and Rebecca Starr MD
Can we make performance measures more resilient to the effects of coding?, Tara Lagu MD and Peter Lindenauer M.D.
Ensuring access to health care for patients with disabilities, Tara Lagu MD and Peter Lindenauer M.D.
Trends in sepsis and infection sources in the United States. A population-based study, Tara Lagu MD and Peter Lindenauer M.D.
Prevalence and Predictors of Mental/Emotional Distress Among HIV+ Jail Detainees at Enrollment in an Observational Study, Thomas Lincoln MD and Maureen Desabrais
Geriatrics in Malaysia, Kah Poh Loh MD, Yee Chuan Ang MD, and Maura Brennan MD
Elderly-Onset Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders, Kah Poh Loh MD and Maura Brennan MD
Between Scylla and Charybdis: Antipsychotic use and agitation in hospitalized older adults, Kah Poh Loh MD, Maria Ferrera MD, and Maura Brennan MD
How to Handle Conflict With Poise?: A Fellow's Perspective, Jaya Mallidi MD
Code Status in the Perioperative Period, Alexandra Marchetta MD
Code Status in the Perioperative Period, Alexandra Marchetta MD
Cases from Baystate Medical Center - Case 5: Code status in the perioperative period, Alexandra Marchetta MD, Christine Bryson MD, and Gina Luciano MD
Found in transition: applying milestones to three unique discharge curricula, Lauren Meade M.D.
Nurturing 21st century physician knowledge, skills and attitudes with medical home innovations: the Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education teaching health center curriculum experience, Lauren Meade M.D.
TRACER: an 'eye-opener' to the patient experience across the transition of care in an internal medicine resident program, Lauren Meade M.D., Reva Kleppel, and Kevin Hinchey MD
Use of radiofrequency ablation probe for eradication of residual adenoma after ampullectomy, Vaibhav Mehendiratta MD and David Desilets MD
An Unusual Presentation of Gout, Saki Miwa MD
Gout as Cause of Severe Neck Pain, Saki Miwa MD
Cases from Baystate Medical Center - Case 2: Chlorpromazine-induced hepatitis, Anita Mulye MD and Tara Lagu MD
Thrombosis in a Bleeding Disorder, Sheryl Ramdass MD
Sextuplets at 67, Sheryl Ramdass MD and Rebecca Starr MD
Prevention of stent thrombosis: challenges and solutions, Risheen Reejhsinghani and Amir Lotfi MD
Accepted Wisdom: Not Necessarily Correct, Jolian Rios MD
Young Patients with Suspected Uncomplicated Renal Colic are Unlikely to Have Dangerous Alternative Diagnoses or Need Emergent Intervention, Elizabeth Schoenfeld MD, Kye Poronsky, Tala Elia MD, Gavin Budhram MD, Jane Garb, and Timothy Mader M.D.
Idiopathic Non-Uremic Calciphylaxis: A Case Study, Abdullah Shaikh MD
An Unusual Cause of Fever, Eng Tan MD
Risk factor model to predict a missed clinic appointment in an urban, academic, and underserved setting, Orlando Torres MD, Jane Garb, Owolabi Ogunneye MD, and Thomas Higgins MD
Long term outcomes in octogenarians undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: Comparison of bare metal versus drug eluting stent, Shanmugam Uthamalingam MD and Vijairam Selvaraj M.D.
Outcomes of patients with acute decompensated heart failure managed by cardiologists versus noncardiologists, Shanmugam Uthamalingam MD and Vijairam Selvaraj M.D.
Adverse drug reaction-related hospitalization in the elderly: five year trends from 2007-2011, Shugin Xing MD and Michael Voisine MD
Submissions from 2014
Calcium oxalate supersaturation increases early after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Varun Agrawal MD, Xiao Liu MD, Thomas Campfield MD, John Romanelli MD, J Enrique Silva MD, and Gregory Braden M.D.
Bifurcated vaccination needle, Andrew Artenstein MD
Toxoplasma encephalitis in an HIV-infected patient on highly active antiretroviral therapy despite sustained immune response, Auras Atreya MD, Sonali Arora MD, T. Vijay Gadiraju MD, Jose Martagon-Villamil MD, and Daniel Skiest M.D.
"DxCostBuddy”: An android application to improve cost-conscious care among internal medicine residents, Auras Atreya MD and Behdad Besharatian MD
Fluoroquinolone-induced hypoglycemia in an overweight nonagenarian with acute kidney injury and not on glucose-lowering therapy, Amit Bhargava MD and Maura Brennan MD
The Impact of Hispanic Ethnicity on Knowledge and Behavior Among Patients With Diabetes., Amit Bhargava MD, Siddharth Wartak MD, Jennifer Friderici, and Michael Rothberg M.D.
Connecting Mixed Methods as an Education Research Strategy, Rebecca Blanchard PhD
The nuances of age as an outcome predictor, Maura Brennan MD and Thomas Higgins MD
Beta Cell Expansion Induced by Activin, Melissa Brown, Alan Schneyer, and Ibrahim Osumanu
What do physicians read (and ignore) in electronic progress notes?, Patrick Brown MD, Jennifer Friderici, and Sarah Goff MD
The Baystate Frailty Study, John Budrow, Mihaela Stefan M.D., Tara Lagu M.D., and Keith Spencer
Caregiver burden and hemodialysis, Lewis Cohen MD and Michael Germain M.D.
Per-oral endoscopic myotomy white paper summary, David Desilets MD
Maintaining situational awareness in a cardiac intensive care unit, Daniel Engelman MD, Thomas Higgins M.D., Rakesh Talati MD, and Jason Grimsman MD
Data considerations in ischemic stroke trials, Edward Feldmann MD
Chronic interstitial disease: Solvents, mushrooms, toxic alcohols, and insecticides, Benjamin Freda MD and Gregory Braden M.D.
The cost of defensive medicine on 3 hospital medicine services, Jennifer Friderici, Reva Kleppel, and Peter Lindenauer M.D.
Impact of the 2008 U.S. Preventative services task force recommendation on frequency of prostate-specific antigen screening in older men, Jennifer Friderici and Mihaela Stefan M.D.