Internal Medicine Residency News, June 8, 2020

Monday, June 8, 2020

From the Director

What a great Medicine Grand Rounds by our chiefs – so many kudos to come from that! If you didn’t get a chance to watch on Friday, I would definitely encourage you to watch it. So very proud of you all. Also we had a fantastic SARlebration Friday night. Many thanks to Elizabeth, Lynsey and Kayla for planning and to Dennis Narcisse, Bryan Golubski, Alex Sullivan and Jordan Gales for being our emcee/hosts. 

The last few weeks of the year always move super fast – don’t forget to tune in for the second of the CHIEF GRAND ROUNDS this Friday at noon!

Kudos
Kudos this week go to Tsion Aberra, Nicole Helmke and Lauren Donnangelo for outstanding SAR talks last week. Also kudos to Lonnie Sullivan and Ben Redpath from Matt Sparks for quick thinking and patient care that saved a life, to Aaron Hein from Ryan Keane for outstanding care of a patient in need of advocacy, to Nancy Yang from the anesthesia interns for outstanding teaching, to John Davy from Marge Deoliviera, Erin Song and Hope Glowacki for being an awesome night float, and to their attending Dr. Kristy Duggan for being a great teacher and advocate.

Kudos kudos kudos to all of our award winners….

  • Appleseeds to Marge DeOliviera, Sam Dizon, Anthony Horton, Matt Carlisle, Lonnie Sullivan, Joyce Hwang, Nathan Hirshman, Rachel Tobin, Ryan Duffy, Sith Sekar, Trent Wei, Ahmad Mourad, Nathaniel Harris, Chester Kao, Alie Mara and Neha Kayastha!
  • Community Service Awards to Tamara Saint Surin and Jordan Gales
  • Bruce Dixon Award to James Deardorff
  • Favorite Fellow Award to Rahul Luongani
  • Research Mentoring Award to Tian Zhang
  • DRH Teaching Award to Adam Wachter
  • VA Teaching Award to Amber Bowman
  • Ambulatory Teaching Award to Anne Phelps
  • Stead Teaching Award to Tony Galanos
  • Outstanding Service Award to G. Ralph Corey

Have a great week everyone!
Aimee

Clinic Corner: Pickett Road

Contributed by Jeff Clough

Pickett Road resumed our resident continuity clinic on June 1. We have greatly appreciated everybody's positive attitude as we have adapted to new processes. The Pickett attendings are excited to resume teaching and to see our fantastic class of SARs move on to the next step in their careers.

From the Chief Residents

 
 
Morning Report and Medicine Grand Rounds
Date Topic Lecturer Time Location
6/11/20

Contraception 

Beverly Gray, MD

7:15 a.m. Zoom
6/12/20

Medicine Grand Rounds: Learning From Uncertainty

Duke Internal Medicine Chief Residents

12 p.m.

Zoom

 

Academic Half Day: June 12, 2020 via Zoom
 
Thread Topic Lecturer Time Location
Rheum/Renal/Endo

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Zoom
ID/GI/GIM

 

Viral Hepatitis

 

Andrew Muir

9:15 a.m.

Zoom
Card/Heme/Pulm/Onc

Unusual Thromboses

Tom Ortel

 

9:15 a.m.

 

Zoom

 

Noon Conference: June 8-12, 2020
Date Inpatient Topic on Zoom Outpatient Topic Time Location Lunch
6/8/20

SAR Talk: Invasive Rhythm Management by Tanmay Gokhale

Zoom

 

NEJM: Review of COPD

12:15 p.m.

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Jimmy John's

6/9/20

SAR Talk: Hospital Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism by Alex Sullivan

Zoom

See inpatient conference​

12:15 p.m.

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Cosmic Cantina

6/10/20

DUKE DEBATES: Procalcitonin vs Anticalcitonin with Ephraim Tsalik and Stephen Bergin; facilitated by Eric Wei  

NEJM: Review of Falls Prevention

12:15 p.m.

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Mediterra
6/11/20

SAR Talk: Dermatology for the Internist by Katie Pollard​

Zoom

See morning report above

12:15 p.m.

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Chick-fil-A
6/12/20 Medicine Grand Rounds

 

12 p.m.

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Jason's Deli

 

 
 
Report Conference Schedule: June 8-11, 2020
Date Topic Lecturer Time
6/8/20

Joint JAR/SAR CAT (via Zoom): Liraglutide in Weight Management

 Erin Frost

1:15 p.m.

6/9/20

DUH SAR Report - in person, Room 8262

Intern Report 

Josh Parsons and Joe Govert

Case by Sith Sekar

1:15 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

6/10/20

Joint JAR/SAR Report (via Zoom) 

Ahmad Mourad

1:15 p.m.

6/11/20

Intern Report 

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2:30 p.m.

From the Residency Office

Our Wellbeing
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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/