Internal Medicine Residency News, Sept. 21, 2020

Monday, September 21, 2020

From the Director

Moving quickly into fall at this point.  If you haven’t checked your email from Hannah, please check so that you can submit your SAC requests for Jan/Feb/March! Yes, the call schedule gets made that far ahead so  please get any requests in.

Have you signed up to make a video for recruitment? Check the Google doc and get involved!

Kudos
Kudos this week go to Peter and Jasmine McCann on the birth of Iona! All are doing well. Other kudos this week to Tingrui Zhao for a great Cohen Conference, to Elizabeth Hoffman (with alum Kahli Zeitlow!) for an awesome SAR talk, to Olivia Jew and Swapna Musunur for being patient and flexible interns while learning the ropes of the VA and having fun along the way too from Neesha Nama, to Vivian Chen-Andrews, Priyanka Patel, Sarah Greene and Katie Shpanskaya from John Davy for great work on 9100, to Omar Martinez-Uribe and Deborah Rose from Bari Rosenberg (reigning taco champ) for partnership on CAD nights, to Nadia Yimer for fearless Duke GM leadership from Komal Safdar, to Komal Safdar from Hannah Dzimitrowicz for caring for her DOC patients even while on Gen Med, and to Hannah Florian from Daniel Bernstein for phenomenal VA team leadership!

PubMed from the Program
This week’s pubmed from the program goes to Cassie Lautredou for her recent publication! Environmental and Aerosolized SARS-CoV-2 Among Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients. Binder RA, Alarja NA, Robie ER, Kochek KE, Xiu L, Rocha-Melogno L, Abdelgadir A, Goli SV, Farrell AS, Coleman KK, Turner AL, Lautredou CC, Lednicky JA, Lee MJ, Polage CR, Simmons RA, Deshusses MA, Anderson BD, Gray GC.J Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 9:jiaa575. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa575.

Have a great week!
Aimee

Clinic Corner: PRIME

Contributed by Sonal Patel and Leigh Wynkoop

PRIME is underway at our new site at 1824 Hillandale Road. Interns are reporting here for their telemedicine visits and some urgent care/gap visits; we will be opening up for yet more face-to-face visits in the near future.

VA Clinic on Hillandale Road

From the Chief Residents

 
 
Morning Report: Sept. 22-24, 2020 via Zoom
Date Topic Lecturer Time Location
9/22/20

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms - Primary Care

Dr. Peterson 7:15 a.m. Zoom
9/23/20 Case Conference Chief 7:15 a.m. Zoom
9/24/20 Anxiety and Depression Dr. Riordan 7:15 a.m. Zoom

 

Academic Half Day: Sept. 25, 2020 via Zoom
 
Thread Topic Lecturer Time Location
Rheum/Renal/Endo

PCOS/Hypogonadism

Diabetic Nephropathy

Dr. Mozingo

Dr. Holmes and Dr. Alexopoulos

9 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

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ID/GI/GIM

CRC Screening

Nutrition

Dr. Sullivan

Dr. Lloyd

9 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

--
Card/Heme/Pulm/Onc

N/A

New Cancer Diagnosis: Workup and Patterns of Spread

--

--

--

10:30 a.m.

--

 

Noon Conference: Sept. 21-25, 2020
Date Inpatient Topic on Zoom Lecturer Time Location Lunch
9/21/20 Nephrology Pearls Dr. Ruf 12:15 p.m.

Zoom

Gussy's Place

9/22/20

Board Prep

Dr. Phelps 12:15 p.m.

Zoom

Holy Moly Tacos

9/23/20

Med-Peds SAR Talk

Dr. Leung 12:15 p.m.

Zoom

Chick-fil-A
9/24/20

Cohen Conference

Dr. Rabe 12:15 p.m.

Zoom

Namu
9/25/20 Medicine Grand Rounds: Hunting for The Holy Grail - COVID-19 Vaccine Research at Duke

Cameron Wolfe, MBBS, MPH, FIDSA 

Emmanuel Walter, MD, MPH

12 p.m.

Zoom

Happy & Hale

 

 
 
Report Conference Schedule: Sept. 21-24, 2020
Date Topic Lecturer Time
9/21/20

VA JAR CAT

Duke SAR Report

Dr. Goodwin with Dr. Simel

Dr. Barbery with Dr. Kussin

11 a.m.

1:15 p.m.

9/22/20

VA JAR Case Report

VA Case Intern Report

Duke SAR Report

Duke Intern Report

Dr. Ali with Dr. Garbarino

Dr. Musunur and Dr. Garbarino

Dr. Ashur with Dr. Govert

Dr. Barrett with Dr. Sparks

11 a.m.

1:30 p.m.

1:15 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

9/23/20

VA JAR CAT Presenter

Duke SAR Report

Dr. Khatri and Dr. Kothari

Dr. Yimer with Dr. Zaas

11 a.m.

1:15 p.m.

9/24/20

VA JAR Report

Duke SAR Report

Duke Intern Report

Dr. Garbarino

Dr. Ahmad

Dr. Telloni

11 a.m.

1:15 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

From the Residency Office

Call for applications: Global Health Elective Roations
The Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health is currently accepting applications for Global Health Elective Rotations.  *Please note, DUE TO COVID-19, rotations will only be scheduled between January 2022 and June 2022.*

We invite current residents from Internal Medicine (PGY 2), Pediatrics (PGY 2), Med-Peds (PGY 3), Med-Psych (PGY 4), Family Medicine (PGY 2), and Neurology (PGY 3) Training Programs to apply for rotations that we anticipate will begin during the next academic year: Jan. 1, 2022 - June 30, 2022 ONLY. 

The application deadline is Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. For more information, visit our website.

Nominate a Shero for Women in Medicine Month
During the month of September, the Department of Medicine will honor women physicians as part of the annual Women in Medicine Month, a national campaign to highlight the accomplishments of women physicians, scientists, educators, and leaders in medicine. The DOM Program for Women in Internal Medicine (PWIM) will coordinate our celebration of Women in Medicine Month, and we ask you to participate by nominating a colleague who you consider to be a DOM shero – tell us how she inspires you and why she is your hero. Sheroes will be highlighted throughout the month of September on the department’s website and Twitter account. Read about DOM Sheroes and nominate a Shero.

Our Wellbeing
The Department of Medicine is keeping an updated list of wellbeing resources during this extraordinary time. Click here for more information.

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/