Internal Medicine Residency News, June 3, 2019

Monday, June 3, 2019

From the Director

It’s June! We are really moving quickly toward the new academic year. I was able to return to Baltimore this past weekend for my residency reunion – definitely a lot of fun, and a great reminder of how enduring the friendships we make during residency are, with people who came in for the weekend from all over the country for a chance to get the crew back together again.  I thought we all looked the same until the pictures from our last night of intern year (among others) came out. We’ve aged a bit, but the sentiment has not. I really do look forward to those reunions for you all in the future.

For those applying to fellowship, please keep an eye out on the ERAS website as it should open within the next few days.  Any questions, please be sure to ask me or Bill Hargett.

Don't forget: The MRRC will host "Smart Positioning on the Interview Day and Beyond: Pearls on CVs, Personal Statements, and More," on Wednesday (June 5) from 6:30-8 p.m. in DMP 2W96. See details below!

Kudos
Kudos this week go to our amazing chiefs Jenny, John Paul, Kara and Winn and thank you to all who were able to celebrate them at the picnic. More kudos to John Paul for his fantastic grand rounds, to Brittany Gatta for being selected as the 2019-20 Amit Bhaskar Compassion in Medicine Award recipient by her peers, to Claire Smith and Nathan Moulton for winning the LeCoq Best SAR Talk Award, to Courtney Lamberton for her excellent SAR talk, to Maggie Salinger from Michael Burt for excellent work and help in the CCU, to Yoli Guzman and Ahmad Mourad from Lena Eder for fantastic cross cover at the VA, to Payton Kendsersky from Ravi Karra and Kevin Friede for outstanding workup of a sick patient on Cardiology nights, and to Lena Eder and Ben Groves from Diana Mosquerra for outstanding and compassionate care at the VA.

Kudos to our ACLT team for their lobbying efforts at the Raleigh State House this week! See the full story here.  Advocacy is a fantastic way to extend your reach as a physician. 

PubMed from the Program
There are many more Pubmeds from the Program right now than I can keep up with! We’ve had many presenters at national meetings this week – I don’t want to miss anyone, so please send me and Ernest the title of your posters/presentations!  Today, our recognition goes to Alie Mara for her ASCO presentation “Prevalence of Pathogenic Germline Variants in DNA Repair by Age, Race, and Ethnicity in Men with Prostate Cancer” – mentors include Jason Zhu, Tian Zhang, Dan George and Andy Armstrong!

Have a great week!
Aimee

Clinic Corner: DOC

Contributed by Lynn Bowlby

Catch up with the DOC here.

From the Chief Residents

 
 
Morning Report and MGR: June 4-7, 2019
Date Topic Lecturer Time Location
6/4/19 Contraception Clayton Alfonso 7:15 a.m.

DUH 8253

6/5/19

Case Presentation

Peter McCann to Ken Lyles 7:15 a.m.

DUH 8253

6/6/19

Prescribing for Weight Loss

Audrey Metz 7:15 a.m. DUH 8253
6/7/19

Medicine Grand Rounds: The Case for Flexible Parental Leave in Residency: Good for Patients, Physicians, and Institutions

Kara Wegermann, MD
Chief Resident for Internal Medicine, Durham VA

8 a.m. DUH 2002
 
Academic Half Day: June 7, 2019
 
Thread Topic Lecturer Time Location
JARs and SARs Long Term Care Heidi White and Neema Sharda 9:15 a.m. DUH 8262

 

Noon Conference: June 3-7, 2019
Date Topic Lecturer Time Location Lunch
6/3/19

MKSAP Neurology

Casey Farin

12:10 p.m.

DUH 2002

Domino's

6/4/19

ACGME survey results

Aimee Zaas

12:10 p.m.

DUH 2002

Chick-fil-A

6/5/19 FUO

Eileen Maziarz

12:10 p.m.

DUH 2002

El Chapin
6/6/19 PrEP Mehri McKellar

12:10 p.m.

DUH 2001

Subway
6/7/19

Chair's Conference

Matt Carlisle

12:05 p.m.

DUH 2002

Cosmic Cantina
 
 
Duke Gen Med Conference Schedule: June 3-6, 2019
Date Topic Lecturer Time
6/3/19

SAR Report

CPC - Canceled

Colin Smith to Diana McNeil

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1:15 p.m.

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6/4/19

SAR Report - Room 8262

Intern Report 

Francis Ugowe to Joe Govert

Neha Kayastha to Chet Patel

1:15 p.m.

3 p.m.

6/5/19

SAR Report 

Chidi  Egwim to Aimee Zaas

1:15 p.m.

6/6/19

QI Case Presentation

Intern Report - Mobility

Sarah Nelson to John Paul Shoup and Joel Boggan

Dr. Telloni

1:15 p.m.

3 p.m.

From the Residency Office

MRRC to host Spring Event
The Department of Medicine Minority Recruitment and Retention Committee will host "Smart Positioning on the Interview Day and Beyond: Pearls on CVs, Personal Statements, and More," on June 5 from 6:30-8 p.m. in DMP 2W96. Register today.

Feeling down? Need to talk to someone? Opportunities for Wellness
All trainees at Duke have FREE access to Personal Assistance Services (PAS), which is the faculty/employee assistance program of Duke University. The staff of licensed professionals offer confidential assessment, short-term counseling, and referrals to help resolve a range of personal, work, and family problems. PAS services are available free of charge to Duke faculty and staff, and their immediate family members. An appointment to meet with a PAS counselor may be arranged by calling the PAS office at 919-416-1PAS (919-416-1727), Monday through Friday between 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. For assistance after hours, residents and fellows can call the Blood and Body Fluid Hotline (115 inside DUH, 919-684-1115 outside) for referral to behavioral health resources. Another resource is Duke Outpatient Psychiatry Referrals at (919) 684-0100 or 1-888-ASK-DUKE. https://www.hr.duke.edu/pas/

Upcoming Dates and Events

  • June 5 - MRRC hosts "Smart Positioning on the Interview Day and Beyond: Pearls on CVs, Personal Statements and More
  • June 7 - SAR Dinner