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Dr. Ryan Nall Receives 2022 Hippocratic Award

Associate Professor Ryan Nall, M.D., receives the 2022 UF College of Medicine Hippocratic Award. The award is presented annually to a faculty member who embodies humanism, professionalism, and teaching prowess.

Division of General Internal Medicine Awards 2022

Congratulations to the award recipients on their achievements. Thank you for your commitment to our patients! Faculty Mentorship Award For outstanding commitment to your mentees. Rebecca Beyth, M.D., M.Sc Patients First Award For outstanding dedication to your patients.

SGIM & AAIM Annual Meetings

Recently several GIM faculty traveled to the 2022 Annual Meeting of SGIM and AAIM. These two organizations are comprised of leading academic general internists whose missions include improvements in Internal Medicine, enhancements in the education of our future medical leaders, and advances in…

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…

2021 Exemplary Teaching Awards

We would like to congratulate the following recipients of the 2021 Exemplary Teaching Award. This honor recognizes outstanding performance in medical education – teaching and preparing future medical doctors at the University of Florida. Dr. Marika Alois Dr. Melanie Hagen Dr. Christina Li Dr. Edlira Maska…

GIM Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer

The Division of General Internal Medicine, recently participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer annual walk and contributed $1276.00 in donations towards research and patient care. For a full description of the event please visit: https://www.alligator.org/article/2021/10/breast-cancer-awareness-campaign-marches-well-past-100000-finish-line  …

Allison Wrieden, PA-C, Joins Division

Allison Wrieden is a certified physician assistant practicing at UF Health Medical Plaza with the Division of General Internal Medicine. She has been practicing Internal Medicine since 2019, after graduating from the College of Medicine at the University of Florida. She also completed her undergraduate studies at UF, where she…