DGIM Presenters at SGIM’s Annual Meeting


The Society for General Internal Medicine’s (SGIM) annual meeting was held in Boston, MA,  May 15-18, 2024.  This year’s meeting theme is Strengthening Relationships and Valuing Our Diversity”.  The meeting featured more than 200 educational sessions and events including Workshops, Clinical Updates, Special Symposia Sessions, Plenary Sessions, Distinguished Professor Talks, Pre-conference Intensive Sessions, and Mentoring Panels. Several faculty and trainees from DGIM presented at the meeting (list here). Congratulations to all! Thanks to Drs. Hemming and Zipkin for the photos.

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DGIM Reception (from left to right): Dani Zipkin, Joanna Cavalier, Jeffrey Lee, Becca Lumsden, Leah Machen, David Edelman, Colleen Ford, Judith Vick, Will Yancy, Yajaira Jimenez, Nicole Dussault, Patrick Hemming, Kayla Thompson, Joel Boggan, Nia M.  Mitchell, Mike Pignone, and Lakshmi Krishnan.
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DGIM Reception: David Edelman, Nia S. Mitchell, Caroline Sloan
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Patrick Hemming and fellow (non-Duke) presenters
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From left to right: Kate Daniel, Nicole Dussault, Nia Mitchell, Patrick Hemming, and Beau Blass

Wednesday, May 15th

Taylor Broome

  • Poster 5:30-7:00pm, Exhibit Hall (Hynes) PS1-193: A Common Abdominal Diagnosis from an Uncommon Source

Joanna Cavalier

  • Poster 5:30-7:00pm, Exhibit Hall (Hynes)   PS1-036 Standardized Virtual Clinic Support Improves Efficiency and Access to Video Visits


Thursday, May 16th

Nia M. Mitchell

  • Posters 10-11:30am, Exhibit Hall (Hynes)   PS2-283: A Quality Improvement Initiative to Audit and Facilitate Advance Care Planning for High Risk Patients at an Internal Medicine Resident Primary Care Clinic

Patrick Hemming

  • Session 11:30-12:30pm, Grand & Independence Ballroom (Sheraton L2)  SSE: Strengthening Relationships Through Behavioral Health Integration-From Bedside to Policy and Back Again
  • Session 4-5:00pm, Room 108 (Hynes)   WH07: Taking the Worry Out of Screening, Diagnosis and Management of Anxiety Disorders in Your Practice

Judith Vick

  • Poster 10-11:30am, Exhibit Hall (Hynes)   PS2-250: Thematic Analysis of Notes Documenting Against Medical Advice Discharges: Rhetorical Choices  Reflect Negative Attitudes and Relationship Breakdowns
  • Session 2:45-3:45pm, Constitution A (Sheraton L2)  CUG1: Updates in Geriatric Medicine

Ryan Kane

  • Session 1:30-2:30pm, Room 103 (Hynes)  WF03: Building Advocacy Curricula for Internal Medicine Trainees

Daniella Zipkin

  • Session 1:30-2:30pm, Room 103 (Hynes)   WF03: Building Advocacy Curricula for Internal Medicine Trainees

Caroline Sloan

  • Poster 10-11:30am, Exhibit Hall (Hynes)   PS2-102: Teaching Health Policy and Advocacy Across Subspecialties: the Fellows’ Advocacy Curriculum
  • Poster 5:00-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall (Hynes)  PS3-072: A Qualitative Study to Inform Interventions for Addressing Financial Toxicity in Patients with Multimorbidity

Joanna Cavalier

  • Poster 5-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall (Hynes)    PS3-062: Virtual Nursing Intervention Improves Hospital Discharge Efficiency with High Patient Satisfaction

Yajaira Jimenez

  • Poster 10-11:30am, Exhibit Hall (Hynes)   PS2-192: A Sticky Situation: Management of Right Atrial Thrombus

Karen Goldstein

  • Presentations 2:45-3:45pm, Back Bay A (Sheraton L2)   SAG1: 3 Examining the Impact of Virtual Care for Women on the Clinician-Patient Relationship: a Qualitative Evidence Synthesis

Joel Boggan

  • Oral Presentation 1:30-2:30pm. Back Bay A (Sheraton L2)  SAF1 (Top Scientific Abstract Oral Presentation in Hospital Medicine): Post-Discharge Patient Contact and Subsequent Emergency Department Presentations and Hospital Readmissions: a Systematic Review 


Friday, May 17th

Jeffrey Lee

  • Oral Presentations 10:15-11:15am  IMEK:  3 Untold Stories: a Multifaceted Interdisciplinary Humanities Intervention to Rekindle Empathy in Medicine

Patrick Hemming

  • Session 12:30-1:15pm, Room 101 (Hynes)   IFL06: Mental Health Interest Group

Caroline Sloan

  • Oral Presentations 4;00-5:00pm, Back Bay B (Sheraton L2)   SA02: 3 Estimating Out-of-Pocket Medication Costs During Clinic Visits: A Qualitative Study of the Primary Care Experience
  • Sessions 2:45-3:45pm, Room102 (Hynes)  WN02: Climbing the Hill-Empowering Physicians to Participate in Legislative Advocacy

Daniella Zipkin

  • Session 11:30-12:30pm, Room 102 (Hynes)   MPCEC: Clinician Educator Careers Panel

Audrey Zhang

  • Poster 10-11:30am, Exhibit Hall (Hynes)   PS4-001: Initiation and Persistence of Antipsychotic Prescriptions at Hospital Discharge Among Community-Dwelling US Veterans with Dementia

Matthew Townsend

  • Poster 10-11:30am, Exhibit Hall (Hynes)   PS4-209: Recurrent Small Bowel Obstruction in an Immunocompromised Host

Katherine Daniel

  • Presentations 4-5:00pm, Back Bay C (Sheraton L2)   IHDO: 3 A Pilot Study to Assess the Feasibility of a Chaplain-Direction Intervention Aimed at Improving Advanced Care Planning at a Primary Care Clinic

Karen Goldstein

  • Poster 5-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall (Hynes)   PS5-038: Universal Experiences of Caregivers Across Diverse Caregiving Contexts: a Qualitative Evidence Synthesis

Anivarya Kumar

  • Poster 5-6:30pm, Exhibit Hall (Hynes)   PS5-102: Identifying Characteristics of Patients with Opioid use Disorders who Self-Direct their Discharge from an Inpatient Hospital Medicine Service

Joel Boggan

  • Poster 5-6:30 pm, Exhibit Hall (Hynes)  PS5-212: Out of Scope? Colorectal Cancer Screening Gaps and Barriers in a Resident Clinic.

Michael Pignone

  • Oral Presentation 1:30-2:30pm, Back Bay C (Sheraton L2) IHDM: Innovations in Healthcare Delivery Oral Presentation in Statewide and Regional Innovations


Saturday, May 18th

 Beau Blass

  • Poster 7-8:30am, Exhibit Hall (Hynes)   PS6-209:  An Interprofessional, Student-Facilitated Telehealth Home Care Program for Homebound Older Adults and People with Disabilities

Shweta Lodha

  • Poster 7-8:30am, Exhibit Hall (Hynes)   PS6-243: Evaluating Gender Differences in the Training Experience of Internal Medicine Residents Across the United States

Kayla Thompson

  • Poster 7-8:30am, Exhibit Hall (Hynes)   PS6-148: Family Caregiver Perspectives on Shared Decision Making in Intensive Care Units