From the Director
August is sailing along! New rotations for many of you start today and it seems like people are starting to settle in to their new roles. The in training exam is approaching – JARs please see the email from the GME Leadership team to answer any questions about the exam. Interviews are getting started as well – please reach out to the chiefs or any of the program leadership with interview logistics questions.
We had an awesome time res-i-teering with Habitat for Humanity on Saturday – residents and sig others were amazing! Thanks to Drs. Cooney and Faerber, Omar Martinez Uribe, Courtney Dominguez, Ross Keoboupha, Jeff Dayton, Gracie Ernstberger, Sachi Oshima, Megan Barrett, Kristen Corey, Jeff Warren, Alex Gunn and Isabel Byers for your hard work. We painted, sanded, and even built a full shed!
Kudos this week to DaMarcus Ingram from former chief Dr Kara Wegermann for detailed patient care in the CICU, to Eric Wilson via Dr. Brittany Gatta for taking wonderful care of a veteran with a complex care plan, to Alex Antonia from Drs. Paul Riordan and Laura Caputo for compassionate care of a veteran, to Jackie Kercheval for an outstanding Cohen Conference, to Emory Buck and Omar Martinez-Uribe for tour de force SAR talks, to all those who helped with med student procedures teaching - Jackie Kercheval, Gracie Ernstberger, Ben Berger, Anand Shah, Omar Martinez-Uribe, Dan Bernstein, Sachi Oshima, Megan Barrett and our chief Lonnie Sullivan, to Shannon Herndon from Jan Dillard for her work as Teach resident at the DOC, to Sachi Oshima and Courtney Dominguez for help at the DOC from Nicole Dussault, to Jake Pierce for a great hyponatremia workup from Emmanuella Egbonim, to Katie Smith for her awesome JAR report presentations from Nijat Aliyev, to Mark Brahier from Auston Steifer for taking care of discharging a patient right before signout, and to everyone for just being super awesome (from Komal Safdar!)
Congratulations to IM Residency Alum Dr. Hannah Florian on winning the (NATIONAL!) AAMC's 2022 ORR Community Service Recognition Award for her work in creating the Duke Outpatient Clinic Mobile Lab Service! We are so proud of you.
Pubmed from the Program
This week’s pubmed from the program goes to Krunal Amin along with IM Res alum Dr Vinay Choksi! “Diarrhea in a Patient with a Combined Kidney Pancreas Transplant”. Amin K, Choksi V, Farouk Sparks, M American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Vol 78, Issue 2. Aug 2021, A13-16.
Have a great week!
Morning Report: August 9-11, 2022 via Zoom
|08/09/22||Diabetes||Diana McNeill||7:15 a.m.||Zoom|
|08/10/22||Cancer Screen||Kathy Waite||7:15 a.m.||Zoom|
|08/11/22||Breastfeeding Medicine||Katie Young||7:15 a.m.||Zoom|
Academic Half Day: August 12, 2022
RA & OA
9:15 a.m.10:45 a.m.
|VA Surgery Conference Room C5010|
Caring for Hospitalized Patient with OUD
Pop Health 1
Talia Bernal / Dana Clifton
9:15 a.m.10:45 a.m.
|VA Medicine Conference Room B8017|
Noon Conference: August 8-12, 2022
|08/08/22||POCUS #3||Dr. Amber Bowman||12 p.m.||DUH 2002 & Zoom||Pipers in the Park|
|08/09/22||LEADS: Topic-based Clinical Updates||Fuad Bassam Bohsali, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
General Internal Medicine
|12 p.m.||DUH 2002 & Zoom||Namu|
|08/10/22||Staph aureus Bacteremia||Dr. Ahmad Mourad||12 p.m.||DUH 2002 & Zoom||
|08/11/22||SAR Talk: Bradyarrythmias||Dr. Megan Barrett||12 p.m.||DUH 2002 & Zoom||Chick-fil-A|
|08/12/22||MGR: Racism and Kidney Health: Turning Equity into a Reality||Dinushika Mohottige, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Duke University Medical Center
|8 a.m.||DUH 2002 & Zoom||Saladelia|
Report Conference Schedule; August 8-11, 2022
VA JAR CAT
DUKE SAR Report- held in 2253MS2 Report
1:15 p.m.2:30 p.m.
VA JAR Case Report
DUKE SAR Report- held in 2253
VA Intern Case ReportDUKE Intern Report- held in 2253
Dr. Weinberg w/ Dr. Zaas
Dr. Jain w/ Dr. Govert
Dr. Brown w/ Dr. HuangDr. McAlpine w/ Dr. Shah
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
VA JAR CATDUKE SAR Report- held in 8262
Dr. SchneiderDr. Couch w/ Dr. Nishant Shah
11 a.m.1:15 p.m.
DUKE SAR Equity Report- held 2253
VA JAR/InternDUKE Intern Teaching- held in 2253
Dr. Ingram w/ Dr. Hargett
Dr. Kusner w/ Dr. WuDr. Hager
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
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Employee Health has Expanded Hours!
Based on feedback from team members who are seeking COVID testing so they can safely return to work with EOHW approval, the COVID hotline has expanded hours for employees: 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 7 days per week.
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/
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