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Ashleigh Wright

Division of General Internal Medicine Awards 2018-2019

Congratulations to our General Internal Medicine Faculty on their recent achievements. Thank you for your commitment to our patients! Top Faculty Mentor Margaret Lo, MD Patients First Award for Outstanding Dedication to Your Patients Sierra Almengual, PA-C Neal Holland, DO Sharon Aroda, MD…

Contemporary Challenges in Medical Education: From Theory to Practice

Contemporary Challenges in Medical Education: From Theory to Practice is now available! This publication is a great resource for educators and students entering the practice of clinical medicine. Contributors include Zareen Zaidi, associate professor of medicine and associate chief of faculty development in the division of general internal medicine, Eric…

Case of Serotonin Syndrome Initially Presenting as Diffuse Body Pain

BACKGROUND: Serotonin syndrome is a common yet potentially life-threatening condition caused by increased serotonergic activity, usually from serotonergic pharmaceutical agents. Primary features of serotonin syndrome include mental status changes, autonomic hyperactivity, and neuromuscular abnormalities. However, the presentation of serotonin syndrome is often quite variable, leading to its under-diagnosis. CASE…

The GIM Open House was a great success!

The inaugural Division of General Internal Medicine Open House held on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 was a great success. Attendees enjoyed hot hors d’oeuvres, resident clinical vignette presentations and a faculty panel discussion focused on career opportunities in academic internal medicine.   Dr. Jason Chertoff presented “A Decade…