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Destigmatizing Obesity And Overcoming Barriers

Weight stigma is particularly prevalent and detrimental, especially in healthcare settings. With documented high levels of weight bias in clinicians, patients with obesity receive poorer care and have worse outcomes. This activity reviews the stigma associated with obesity and highlights tools the healthcare team may use to help destigmatize…

Improving Burnout and Well-Being Among Residents

With growing resident burnout, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education issued new requirements for program interventions to optimize resident well-being. Little evidence exists on how to best teach resiliency to residents. This study assesses the impact of both a grassroots intervention and formal resiliency curriculum on resident burnout and well-being.

Three-year Clinical Interventions – DOAC

Direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC) are increasingly utilized for the prevention of thrombotic events. Unlike warfarin they do not require drug-level monitoring making dedicated DOAC monitoring uncommon. The purpose of this study is to describe the interventions made by a DOAC monitoring service over 3 years.

Cannabidiol Oil – Time to Talk to Older Adults.

Cannabis use, either as medical marijuana or Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is becoming more popular and prevalent in all age groups, including older adults. CBD oil is more appropriate for some, since it does not have psychoactive properties and is proving effective in the treatment of a number of chronic medical…

Screening for and Managing the Person with Frailty

Frailty is now a well-recognized and common syndrome among older persons (1-3). Frailty is a syndrome which increases the risk of an older person to develop disability or to die when exposed either to physical or psychosocial stressors (4, 5). Although frailty, disability and multimorbidity often…

Variations in Awareness of Association

Gogineni, V.S.M., Manfrini, D., Aroda, S.H. et al. Variations in Awareness of Association Between Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes and Cardiovascular Risk by Specialty. Cardiol Ther (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40119-021-00220-y…

Strategies to Increase Engagement

Donnelly, J., Ray, A., Lo, M. C., Wardrop, R. M., Ficalora, R., & Amin, A. (2021). Common Cause and Common Purpose: Strategies to Increase Engagement in Faculty Development Activities. The American Journal of Medicine, 134(5), 691–698. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2021.01.002…

Sexual Harassment in [Academic Medicine]

Hsiao C. J., Akhavan N. N., Singh Ospina N, Zaidi, Z. et al. (2021). Sexual Harassment Experiences Across the Academic Medicine Hierarchy. Cureus 13(2) doi:10.7759/cureus.13508…