USF-LVHN SELECT

 

2017

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Identifying Demographics and Biopsychosocial Characteristics Among Emergency Youth Shelter Residents., Aleksandra Bacewicz; Elizabeth Beaty; Cristina Calogero; Carly Crowder; Ajay Koti; Kathleen McFadden; Richelle Reinhart; Seth VanZant; and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Poster)

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Development and Implementation of a Fracture Liaison Service at a High Performing Regional Community Health Network Hospital., Steven Baltic (Poster)

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Systematic Review of the Delivery of Mydriacyl to the Inpatient Pediatric Floors at LVHN for an Ophthalmology Consultation., Christopher Barron (Poster)

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Exploring Provider Attitudes about Shared Decision Making Regarding Pain Management During Labor., Vartika Bhardwaj MS (Poster)

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Preemptive Action to Improve Veteran Healthcare., Kevin Bobeck (Poster)

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Vulnerable Elder Survey as a Predictor of Falls in the Emergency Medicine Setting., Rebecca Brown and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Poster)

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Does Lobular Neoplasia Diagnosed on Core Biopsy Warrant Further Investigation?, Tucker Burr, Ryan Lutz, and Priya Sareen MD (Poster)

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Hospital Length of Stay vs. Relative Value Unit Generation in Trauma Surgery., Danielle Carr and Joseph J. Stirparo MD (Poster)

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STIs and LVHN: Using Billing Data as a Proof-of-Concept Tool to Inform a New LVHN STI Clinic in Decision Making., Philip Castrovinci MS4; David Zimmerman MPH,CAADS; and Joseph L. Yozviak DO, FACP (Poster)

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Information Seeking Behavior of Providers on the Risks and Benefits of Treatments at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN)., Randall Chan (Poster)

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MRI Diagnosis of Herpes Simplex Encephalitis in an Elderly Man with Nonspecific Symptoms., Benjamin J. Croll MS2; Zachary M. Dillon MD; Kevin Weaver D.O.,FACOEP; and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Article)

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Stop the Scanning: CT Scans and Radiation Risk in Pediatric Trauma Patients., Carly Crowder, Catherine Zimel, and Marybeth Browne MD (Poster)

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A Review of Abdominoplasty and Lipectomy Post-Operative Management and Comorbidities at LVHN., John DallaRosa and Robert X. Murphy JR, MD, MS (Poster)

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Increasing Physician Awareness and Utilization of LVHN’s Health Advocacy Program., Glen DeAngelis (Poster)

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Association of Pregnancy Related Complications and Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Women: What do Providers Know and Need to Address the Issue?., Thanhnga Doan and Amy M. Ahnert MD (Poster)

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Total Joint Replacement Pathway: An Evaluation of Preoperative Education., Christian Dumont (Poster)

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The Role of Carotid Ultrasound in Patients with Non-Focal Neurological Complaints., Kelsey Duncan (Poster)

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Using Neural Networks and Logistic Regression to Predict Septic Shock in ICU Patients., David Farzam (Poster)

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Lack of Gender Differences in Prevalence of Homelessness in the Emergency Department (Poster)., Brett Feldman MSPAS, PA-C; Alexandra M. Craen BA; Osman Z. Abbasi DO; Zachary M. Dillon MD; Kenneth Dzike MD; Joshua Enyart DO; Julie A. Fritzges DO; Jessica L. Glaubman DO; Emily A. Kiernan DO; Nathanial M. Yodor DO; Timothy J. Friel MD; Stephen W. Dusza DrPH; and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Poster)

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A Patient- and ED Provider-Focused Qualitative Needs Assessment Regarding Pediatric Sports-related Concussion Care at the Lehigh Valley Health Network., Benjamin Ferry MS4 (Poster)

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Enterocolitis in a Child With Hirschsprung Disease., Alexander W D Guillaume, Andrew C. Miller DO, and Michael C. Nguyen MD (Article)

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Severe-Range Hypertension in the Peripartum Period: Are We Providing Appropriate and Timely Care?, Tiana M.D. Guillaume, Francine Miranda RN, and Marion B. Nihen MD (Poster)

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Feasability Study to Assess Addition of a Prophylactic Antiarrhythmic Regimen to Post-operative Open-Heart Surgery Management., Cameron St. Hilaire, Travis Gaskill PA-C, Sarah Dolcemascolo PA-C, and James K. Wu MD (Poster)

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Family Practitioners’ Thresholds for Treating Major Depressive Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Lehigh Valley Health Network., Matthew Ho (Poster)

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Anti-Centromere Antibody Associated Necrotizing Myopathy: A Case Report., Camille Imbo-Nloga MS-3, C Hanna MD, Matthew Sullivan DO, and Susan Kim DO (Poster)

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Direct to OR Resuscitation: A Reevaluation 20 Years After Implementation at LVHN., Emma Jones (Poster)

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Gender Differences in CDC Guideline Compliance for STIs in Emergency Departments., Bryan G. Kane MD; Alexander W D Guillaume; Elizabeth M. Evans DO; Terrence E. Goyke DO; Jessica K. Eygnor DO; Lauren Semler MS; Stephen W. Duza DrPH; and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Poster)

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Benefits of a Sepsis Program., Nikos Karakashian and Matthew McCambridge MD (Poster)

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Can Education and the Reinforcement of a Bladder Program Improve Rehabilitation Patient Outcomes?., Neha Kohli (Poster)

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Relationship Between Child Growth Metrics and Maltreatment: A Retrospective Chart Review., Ajay Koti MS and Debra Esernio-Jenssen MD (Poster)

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Assessment for Physician Awareness of Physiatry., Aaron Krueger and Wayne E. Dubov MD (Poster)

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Operating Room Utilization: Analysis of Nights and Weekends., Meghan Kubala and Joseph J. Stirparo MD (Poster)

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A Retroactive Single Institution Study of Three-Year Survival of HER-2/neu Positive Breast Cancer Treated with Adjuvant Chemotherapy, A Quality Improvement Project., Deepika Kumar MS4, Ramona E. Chase CRNP, and Savitri Skandan MD (Poster)

The Relationship of Discharge Position and Other Variables to Length of Stay in Patients with Hip Fractures., TJ Kwarcinski MS4; Jacob Rust MS2; Cathyann Feher RN,MSN; and Michael D. Pasquale MD, FACS, FCCM (Poster)

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An Outpatient Methadone Weaning Program by a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome., Andrew Lai MS2; Patrick Philpot DO; Jenny Boucher PharmD, JD, BCPS; and Andrew S. Meyer (Article)

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Assessing SELECT Student Preparedness and Application of SELECT Competencies During Clerkships. An Interview-based Longitudinal Cohort Study., Catherine Lee; Rahul Mhaskar MD, MPH, PhD; and Joann Quinn PhD (Poster)

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2003-2012 Inpatient Mortality and Cost of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt in Budd-Chiari Syndrome in the US., Sen Lu MS4 and Edward W. Lee MD, PhD (Poster)

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Combination 2D/3D Mammography versus 2D Mammography: A Comparison Study on Clinical Metrics in Women with Normal and Dense Breast Tissue., Ryan Lutz, Priya Sareen MD, and Tucker Burr (Poster)

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Assessment of Potential Risk Factors Involved in 30-Day Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Readmission Rate., Veniamin Mayevskiy (Poster)

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A Demographic Description of the Response of Stage IV Primary Right and Left Sided Colon Malignancies to Therapeutic Intervention within Lehigh Valley Health Network., Kathleen Mcfadden; Ramona E. Chase ANP-BC,DNP,; and Ranju Gupta MD (Poster)

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Multifactorial Approach to Opioid Abuse Within the Emergency Department., Andrew Napier BS, Robert D. Cannon, and Paige Roth LSW (Poster)

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Evaluating Compliance with Epidurals at LVH–Cedar Crest and LVH–Muhlenberg Under the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocol in Patients Undergoing Colorectal Procedures., Neil Patel (Poster)

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Reducing Unanticipated Pediatric Transfers to Higher Level Care by Improving Admission Triage., Ariel Penaranda and Liborio LaRussa MD (Poster)

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Determining Feasibility of Using Video-capture and Blinded Observer Evaluation to Measure Technical Proficiency in the Credentialing of Surgeons., Alexander Podlaski (Poster)

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Improving Patient Outcomes Across the Continuum: Cultivating Multidisciplinary Clinician Comfort with Against Medical Advice Discharges., Victoria Psomiadis (Poster)

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Building a Data Registry to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Multi-disciplinary Management of Renal Disease During Pregnancy at the Pregnancy Heart and Kidney Center (PHKC)., William Rallya (Poster)

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Implementation and Evaluation of Student-Led Instruction onAirway Management in the LVHN Surgery Clerkship., Meera Ramsooksingh MS and Joseph J. Stirparo MD (Poster)

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Techniques to Improve Patient Flow in a Pediatric Street Medicine Clinic., Richelle Reinhart; Carly Crowder; Nikos Karakashian; Ajay Koti MS; Kathleen Mcfadden; and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Poster)

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The Information-seeking Behavior of Physicians Regarding Benefits and Harms of Treatments at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN)., Samuel Reynolds, Rahul Mhaskar MD, Brian Bennet, Randall Chan, and Bryan G. Kane MD (Poster)

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Assessing the Need for Mentorship at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN)., Rhonda Robeel; Debbie Salas-Lopez MD, MPH; and Nyann Biery MS (Poster)

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QI Assessment of Attending Physician Burnout at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) Using the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI)., Pooja Shankar (Poster)

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Characteristics and Outcomes of Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy at Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital., Jennifer Shields MS and Tibisay Villalobos MD, FAAP (Poster)

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Comparison of Complication Rates for Different Surgical Treatments in the Management of Hidradenitis Suppurativa., Andrew Steele and Robert X. Murphy JR, MD, MS (Poster)

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Prevention of the Primary Cesarean Sections at Lehigh Valley Health Network., Kara Mia V. Villaneuva MS4 and Amanda B. Flicker MD (Poster)

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Evaluating the Effectiveness of the 30-Second Chair Stand Test as an ED Screening Tool for Elderly Fall Risk Assessment., Adison Weseloh; Bryan G. Kane MD; Jeanne L. Jacoby MD; Robert D. Barraco MD, MPH; Tracy M Bishop DO; Kyli Krape DO; Stephanie Merrick MD; Michael Wagner; Deirdre Warner DO; and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Poster)

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Utilization of bedside ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of massive pulmonary embolism: a case report., Osman Z. Abbasi DO, Thanhnga T. Doan, Sumit Duggal MD, Sanjeev U. Nair MD, and Shawn M. Quinn DO (Article)

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Conservative vs. Aggressive Management for Patients with Stable GI Hemorrhage at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest, Jeremy Li Agostinho MS (Poster)

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Development of a Novel Clinical Pathway for Evaluating Abnormal Bleeding Girls and Young Women, Christie Atchison MS (Poster)

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Changing the Face of Diabetes Education at Lehigh Valley Health Network—Creation of a New Resource for Late Adolescents and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes, Jacob R. Blount MS4; Linda M. Schwartz MDE, AHIP, CM; Laura Harstine; and Joyce Najarian MSN, RN, CDE (Poster)

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Optimizing Patient Length of Stay Using Real-time Data Analysis and Lean Techniques, Alisha Bonaroti MS (Poster)

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Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Trauma Patients. Review of the Literature, Revision and Implementation of New Evidence-based VTE Prophylaxis Guidelines., Dariam Cardentey Oliva MS (Poster)

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Review of Public Health Ethics in State Comprehensive Cancer Control Plans, 2005-2020, Jennifer Chevinsky MS (Poster)

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Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping: A Quality Initiative Implementation by the Obstetrics and NICU Departments, Elizabeth Ciaravino MS4 (Poster)

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Walking on Eggshells: A Caregiver’s Autoethnographic Journey Using Emotional Intelligence, Tabitha Copeland MS (Poster)

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Safe Discharge: Perception among both Emergency Medicine Attending Physicians and Nurses Regarding Discharging Patients after Opiate or Opioid Administration, Benjamin Croll (Poster)

Children's EM Learner Curriculum, Tasha Desai DO, Amy Dooley DO, Timothy Roach DO, and Andrew C. Miller DO (Curriculum)

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Introduction of a Patient Refusal Waiver and Incidence of Patient Refusal in the Context of Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis, Derek Djavaherian MS; Nicole Reimer BSN, RN, OCN; and Beatrice Oertner (Poster)

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Standardizing Patient Care at the Children’s Hospital at Lehigh Valley Health Network: Assessing the Need for a Pediatric Migraine Clinical Pathway, Kelli Dunker MS4 and Melissa L. Brannen MD (Poster)

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Retrospective Analysis of the Appropriateness of Ordered Outpatient Head MRI’s and CT Scans – A Pilot Study, Robert T. Duprey MS (Poster)

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Cracking the Code: Hospital-Specific Resuscitation Outcomes and Code Status Discussions, Jameson Dyal MS4 (Poster)

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Lehigh Valley Health Network Total Joint Replacement Clinical Pathway: Pre-Admission Expansion to Target Patient Education, Mary Kate Erdman MSIV (Poster)

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A Retrospective Study of Outcomes for Penicillin- Allergic Patients Presenting with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia at Lehigh Valley Health Network Hospitals, Colton Faza MS (Poster)

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Laparoscopic Cholecystectomies Performed at Night Versus Day at LVHN: An Investigation Into Average Length of Stay, Benjamin T. Fedeles MS (Poster)

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Implicit Association of Gender and Leadership in Healthcare, Rachel Fieman MS4 (Poster)

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Tailoring a Social Needs Assessment Tool for an Urban Latino Population, Stephanie Fosbenner MS (Poster)

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Gender Differences in Civilian Injury in Baghdad from 2003 to 2014: Results of a Randomized Household Cluster Survey, Thomas Fowler MS (Poster)

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Recruiting and Retaining Women Leaders at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), Melanie R. Francis MS (Poster)

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Adapting to Hospital Culture and Improving Patient Care: Development of a Pediatric Gastronomy Tube Medical Program, Heather Geist BS and Marybeth Browne MD (Poster)

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ED-STEADI: Evaluating the Effectiveness of TUG Test as a Screening Tool for Geriatric Fall Risk Assessment, Michael Goodwin MS (Poster)

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Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Timed-Up-and-Go (“TUG”) Test as an ED, Michael Goodwin MS; Bryan G. Kane MD; Jeanne L. Jacoby MD; Robert D. Barraco MD, MPH; Tracy M Bishop DO; Kyli Krape DO; Stephanie Merrick MD; Michael Wagner; Diedre Waner DO; and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Poster)

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Prevalence of Homelessness or At-Risk for Homelessness in the ED Setting, Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; Brett Feldman PA-C; Osman Z. Abbasi DO; Joshua Enyart DO; Yasir Abunamous BA; Timothy Batchelor; Emily L. Bennett BS; Cristina G. Calogero BS; Kareem S. Elsayed; Rachel F. Ledyard BS; Mikdat Ulas BS; Alexis M. Begliomini BA; Zachary J. Ezrow BS; and Timothy J. Friel MD (Poster)

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Perceived Fall Risk and Functional Decline: Gender Differences in Patient's Willingness to Discuss Fall Risk, Fall History, or to Have a Home Safety Evaluation., Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; Elizabeth Moore DO; Michael C. Nguyen MD; Brian Stello MD; Arnold R. Goldberg MD; Robert D. Barraco MD, MPH; Bernadette Gl-Porter BS; Anita Kurt PhD, RN; Bryan G. Kane MD; and Stephen Dusza DrPH (Article)

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Launching a Veteran-Centered Medical Home Through Improved Care-Coordination Protocols, Keith Groshans MS (Poster)

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SELECT: Re-Envisioning Physician Leadership, Margaret A. Hadinger EdD, MS and Rahul Mhaskar MD, MPH, PhD (Poster)

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Identifying Provider Strategies to Maintain Humanism in Medicine, Joseph Hall MS (Poster)

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Interprofessional teamwork innovations for primary health care practices and practitioners: evidence from a comparison of reform in three countries., Mark F Harris; Jenny Advocat; Benjamin F Crabtree; Jean-Frederic Levesque; William L. Miller MD, MA; Jane M Gunn; William Hogg; Cathie M Scott; Sabrina M Chase; Lisa Halma; and Grant M Russell (Article)

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Distress Screening of Chemotherapy Patients According to NCCN Guidelines in the LVPG Hematology-Oncology Clinic Demonstrates a Statistically Significant Reduction in Subjective Distress, Andrew Heisel MS4, Ramona E. Chase CRNP, Brian J. Patson MD, and Eliot L. Friedman MD (Poster)

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Career Advising at a Regional Campus, Kelliann Herman MBA and Michael J. LaRock MD (Article)

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Getting Patients Moving: LVHN Total Joint Replacement Care Pathway, Nicholas James MSIV (Poster)

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Needs Assessment for a Teaching Elective at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine Lehigh Valley Campus, Kristian Johnson MS (Poster)

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“Go See that Patient”: An Examination of the Amount of Unsupervised Time Medical Students Spend with Patients During their First Clinical Year, Pamela H. Kim MS (Poster)

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Do They Teach Fear in Medical School, Ajay Koti MS (Book Chapter)

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How to Make Challah: The Jewish Octopus, Ajay Koti MS (Book Chapter)

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Street Medicine, Ajay Koti MS (Book Chapter)

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Wounded Healers, Ajay Koti MS (Book Chapter)

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Leadership Training in Medical School: A Student’s Perspective, Catherine Lee (Poster)

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Identifying Factors to Reduce Readmission of Surgical Patients at LVHN, With a Focus on Cardiothoracic Patients, Alvancin Louis MS and James K. Wu MD (Poster)

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Development and Implementation of Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Obesity in the Primary Care Setting, Kathleen Mcfadden, Meera Ramsooksingh, Steven Baltic, Vartika Bhardwaj, Glenn DeAngelis, Thomas Kwarcinski MS, Victoria Psomiadis, Adison Weseloh, and Robin S. Schroeder MD (Poster)

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Measuring Post-Operative Nausea and Vomiting, Norman McKoy MS (Poster)

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Creation of a Pediatric Obesity Comorbidity Screening Sheet to be Implemented into EPIC, Susan M. Mothersele MS (Poster)