2020

Are there any behavioral interventions that prevent the development of cataracts in elderly patients?, Alaina J. Garrie DO, Lynn M. Wilson DO, and Susan E. Hansen MA (Article)

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Self-harm Poisonings Among Transgender Patients: Analysis of Toxicology Investigator’s Consortium Registry, Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; Natalie E. Ebeling-Koning DO; Cody R. McWhirter BS; Mikayla B. Hurwitz BS; Lexis T. Laubach BS; Gillian A. Beauchamp MD; Judith Sabino MPH, CDP; Beth Careyva M.D.; Andrew L. Koons; Matthew D. Cook DO; Kenneth D. Katz MD; Robert D. Cannon DO; and Ryan M Surmaitis DO (Poster)

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Agents of Exposure in Transgender Patient Cases Managed by a Toxicologist: An Analysis of the Toxicology Investigator’s Consortium (ToxIC) Registry, Phillip M. Grenz DO; Mikayla B. Hurwitz BS; Cody R. McWhirter BS; Lexis Laubach BS; Gillian A. Beauchamp MD; Judith Sabino MPH, CDP; Beth Careyva M.D.; Matthew D. Cook DO; Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; Robert D. Cannon DO; and Ryan M Surmaitis DO (Poster)

Is nonsurgical treatment as effective as surgical treatment of complete Achilles tendon rupture?, Alejandro Hernandez MD and Katarzyna Jabbour PharmD, BCPS (Article)

Is nonsurgical treatment as effective as surgical treatment of complete Achilles tendon rupture?, Alejandro Hernandez MD and Katarzyna Jabbour PharmD, BCPS (Article)

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The clinician-patient relationship: The therapeutic value of the clinical encounter., E Katherine Knowlton, Jeffrey L. Sternlieb PhD, and John R. Freedy (Article)

In patients with type 2 diabetes, what diet most effectively lowers HbA1c levels?, Erin Smith DO and Susan E. Hansen MA (Article)

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Introducing diversity to Balint Groups: Leadership challenges., Jeffrey L. Sternlieb PhD (Article)

Identifying diabetes management opportunity areas in the USA, Michael Topmiller; Kyle Shaak BS; Peter J. Mallow; and Autumn Kieber-Emmons MD, MPH (Article)

LGBTQ Education for All: Educational Programming for Students, Residents and Clinicians, Lynn M. Wilson DO; Beth Careyva M.D.; Judith Sabino MPH, CDP; and Nyann Biery MS (Article)

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Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia., Lynn M. Wilson DO, Zahra Raza, Linda Contillo Garufi, Drew Keister MD, and Joan Nashelsky (Article)

2019

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Prolaris Score Prediction of Adverse Pathology Following Radical Prostatectomy, Sarah Azari, Michael Su, Benjamin Croll MD, Joseph Feliciano MD, and Angelo A. Baccala MD (Poster)

Quality of life after treatment for obesity (Pearls) (Obesity, exercise and nutrition), Elaine Banerjee MD, MPH (Presentation)

Targeting the Needs of Older Adults in Primary Care Through Multidisciplinary Home Visit Teams, Laura J. Benner RN, BSN, ACM-RN, CCCTM and Nyann Biery MS (Presentation)

Engaging Older Adults Through Memory Cafes and Art Therapy, Laura J. Benner RN, BSN, ACM-RN, CCCTM; Nyann Biery MS; and Michele Tarsitano-Amato MA, ATR-BC, CDP (Presentation)

Changing Reasons for Visit to Primary Care Over a 35-Year Period, Wyatt Bensken BS; Rebecca Etz PhD; William L. Miller MD, MA; Heidi Gullett MD, MPH; and Kurt Stange MD, PhD (Poster)

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Community Health Worker Home Visits for Geriatric Patients in Primary Care: An Impact Evaluation, Nyann Biery MS, Brenda Frutos MPH, and Lynn M. Wilson DO (Poster)

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The Third Conversation: A Promising Pathway for Improving Wellbeing for Clinicians and Patients, Deborah Bren DO and Emese Sogor MPH (Poster)

Differentiating Dementia, Veronica Brohm DO (Presentation)

Dashboard of advancement and success for health services research (DASH)., Nicole M. Burgess, Melanie B. Johnson MPA, and Beth Careyva M.D. (Presentation)

Development and Implementation of an Ambulatory Heart Failure Pathway, Beth Careyva M.D. and Grant M. Greenberg M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A. (Poster)

How are patients using the portal? Portal use patterns within two PBRNs, Beth Careyva M.D., T Haggerty, and Kyle Shaak BS (Presentation)

Lessons Learned from Three Patient and Stakeholder Advisory Committees (Patient engagement), Beth Careyva M.D., Melanie B. Johnson MPA, and Randa Sifri MD (Presentation)

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Does left atrial appendage closure reduce stroke rates as well as oral anticoagulants and antiplatelet meds in A-fib patients?, Beth Careyva M.D., Drew Keister MD, Susan Mathieu, Lynn M. Wilson DO, and Joan Nashelsky MLS (Article)

When is observation indicated over intervention in adults with symptomatic ureteral stones?, Beth Careyva M.D. and Joylyn Yeazell MD (Article)

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Geographic Exploration of Lehigh Valley Health - Diabetes, Allison Davis; Kyle Shaak BS; Michael Topmiller PhD; Autumn Kieber-Emmons MD, MPH; Melanie B. Johnson MPA; Beth Careyva M.D.; Elaine Banerjee MD, MPH; and Nicole M. Burgess BS (Poster)

Emotional Intelligence and the Development of Empathy Through Social Awareness, Nicole Defenbaugh PhD (Presentation)

What are the effective treatments in delaying progression of dementia?, Nicole Defenbaugh PhD; Grant M. Greenberg M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A.; and Brian Stello MD (Article)

How to Develop, Nurture, and Learn from Cross-Disciplinary Research Partnerships, Rebecca Etz PhD; Jeffrey Borkan MD, PhD; Roberta Goldman PhD; William L. Miller MD, MA; Kathleen Culhane-Pera MD, MA; Aimee Eden PhD, MPH; Robert Straka PharmD, FCCP; Charles Eaton MD, MS; and Tyler Barreto MD (Presentation)

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Attitudes Surrounding a Community-Based Fitness Intervention at an Urban FQHC, Krys Foster MD, MPH; Johnny Stoeckle MD; Alexis Silverio MPH; Christine Castellan MD; Angela Hogue MD; Ayanna Gouch MD, MA; and Lara Weinstein MD, DrPH, MPH (Article)

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Targeting the Non-Clinical Needs of Older Adults through the Integration of Community Health Workers into Primary Care: Final Evaluation Findings, Brenda Frutos MPH, Nyann Biery MS, and Lynn M. Wilson DO (Poster)

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The Emergence of Family Medicine Identity Among First-Year Residents: A Qualitative Study., Susan E. Hansen MA, Susan S. Mathieu MD, Nyann Biery MS, and Julie Dostal MD (Article)

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Is metformin and spironolactone better than metformin alone for improving polycystic ovarian syndrome symptoms?, Christine Huang DO (Article)

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Do Incoming Residents Vary in Measures of Emotional Status Even Prior to Residency Training?, Jeanne L. Jacoby MD; Bryan G. Kane MD; Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP; Robert D. Barraco MD, MPH; Elaine A. Donoghue MD; Kevin Weaver D.O.,FACOEP; Jennifer E. Macfarlan MPH; Alexander M. Rosenau DO; Joann F. Quinn PhD; and Amy B. Smith PhD (Poster)

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Valley Youth House: A Partnership with the Lehigh Valley Health Network Campus of University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Taylor Jarvill; Jeffrey Downen; Brittney Gaudet; Nina Liu; Amy B. Smith PhD; and Marna R. Greenberg DO, MPH, FACEP (Poster)

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Piloting of a Centralized Primary Care-Based Outreach Model to Increase Lung Cancer Screening – 9-month Interim Results, Melanie B. Johnson MPA; Frank Sperrazza DO; Kyle Shaak BS; Nicole M. Burgess BS; Hadar Re'em; and Grant M. Greenberg M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A. (Poster)

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Valuing the Vulnerable: Prioritizing the Patient Perspective, Hannah Kaplan and Sweety Jain MD (Poster)

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Navigating the ACGME Self Study, Drew Keister MD and Susan E. Hansen MA (Poster)

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Global Health: Should it be an integral part of Medical Education?, Erin Kelly and Sweety Jain MD (Poster)

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Environmental and Contextual Differences Affecting Cervical Cancer Survivorship in Hispanic Women in Three Texas Counties, Autumn Kieber-Emmons MD, MPH; William L. Miller MD, MA; Benjamin F. Crabtree PhD; Michael Topmiller PhD; and Carlos Jaén MD, PhD (Poster)

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On the Education of a Physician: An Autoethnography of Undergraduate Medical Education, Eugene Kim MS4, Howard DeHoff MD, and Nicole Defenbaugh PhD (Poster)

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The Attitude of Medical Practices Toward LGBTQ Older Adults Before and After Intervention, Mackenzi B. Kim MD, Lynn M. Wilson DO, Nyann Biery MS, and Brenda Frutos MPH (Poster)

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The Attitude of Medical Practices Toward LGBT Older Adults Before and After Intervention, Mackenzi Kim MS4; Lynn M. Wilson DO; Nyann Biery MS; and Brenda Frutos MPH, CHES (Poster)

Building sustainable community partnerships to support integrated care: the SDoH ''use case", Michael Klinkman MD, MS; Beth Careyva M.D.; Donald Nease MD; Samantha A. Shaak PhD; Neil Korsen MD; and Yuri Cartier MPH (Presentation)

What’s the ROI? Negotiating with health systems to create sustainable community partnerships to address health disparities., Michael Klinkman MD, MS; Donald Nease MD; Beth Careyva M.D.; and Sarah Brewer MPH (Presentation)

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Does Ownership Make a Difference in Primary Care Practice?, Stephan R. Lindner PhD; Leif I. Solberg MD; William L. Miller MD, MA; Bijal A. Balasubramanian MBBS, PhD; Miguel Marino PhD; K John McConnell PhD; Samuel T. Edwards MD, MPH; Kurt C. Stange MD, PhD; Rachel J. Springer MS; and Deborah J. Cohen PhD (Article)

Are botulinum toxin injections effective in reducing pain in lateral epicondylitis?, Neilson Mathews MD; Veronica Brohm DO; and Elaine Banerjee MD, MPH (Article)

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Creative Approach to Managing Hypertension in Primary Care, Nancy T. Maulick MHS, PA-C and Keri L. Schittler LPN (Poster)

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Effect of Positive Quotations on After Visit Summary (AVS), Nancy T. Maulick MHS, PA-C and Keri L. Schittler LPN (Poster)

Medical Cannabis, Gretchen Maurer (Presentation)

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Shifting Implementation Science Theory to Empower Primary Care Practices., William L. Miller MD, MA; Ellen B. Rubinstein PhD; Jenna Howard PhD; and Benjamin F. Crabtree PhD (Article)

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Developing a Primary Care Practice Dashboard for Tracking Clinical Process Metrics, Millan Patel, Johnny J. Stoeckle MD, and Kyle Shaak BS (Poster)

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A Mixed-Methods Exploration of Barriers To Mammography Completion, Hadar Re'em; Melanie B. Johnson MPA; Kyle Shaak BS; and Grant M. Greenberg M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A. (Poster)

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Integrating Community Health Workers into Primary Care Practice to Better Serve Older Adults, Yendira Rosario; Gloria Rivera; Luz Cruz; Brenda Frutos; and Cathy A. Coyne PhD, MPH (Poster)

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Raising Adult Immunization Rates, Madalyn Schaefgen MD, Barbara Sikora LPN, and Donna Wendling (Poster)

Trans Care is Primary Care: Training Family Medicine Residents in Transgender Healthcare, Jarret Sell MD, Beth Careyva M.D., Scott McCracken MD, and Shanin Gross DO (Presentation)

Creating a Tableau Dashboard to Enhance Clinical Quality Metric Visibility, Kyle Shaak MPH; Grant M. Greenberg M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A.; and Johnny Stoeckle MD, CHQS (Presentation)

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Identifying Local Variation in Diabetes Care: A Mixed Methods Approach, Kyle Shaak MPH; Michael Topmiller PhD; Autumn Kieber-Emmons MD, MPH; Beth Careyva M.D.; and Melanie B. Johnson MPA (Poster)

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Why Butts Matter: A Primary Care Approach to Lung Cancer Screening, Frank Sperrazza DO; Melanie B. Johnson MPA; Kyle Shaak BS; Nicole M. Burgess BS; Hadar Re'em; and Grant M. Greenberg M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A. (Poster)

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Working Together to Improve Outcomes: Physician-Pharmacist Collaborative Agreement for Uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes, Frank Sperrazza DO; Laura M. Mauro BS, PharmD, BCPS; Lauren Geerlof BCPS; Jennifer Cicconetti PharmD, BCPS, BCGP; and Michelle Omari-Okyere BS, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP (Poster)

Improving Patient Safety Reporting in Primary Care Practices, Brian Stello MD and Megan Snyder BSN, RN, BC (Presentation)

Sugar Rush, Jennifer Stephens DO; Janelle M. Sharma PA; Brian K. Shablin MD; Kerri Vincent; Megan Boyer R.N., B.S.N; Hallie L. Melnick R.N., B.S.N; Magdalene Cruz-Rivera R.N., B.S.N; and Richard S. Mackenzie MD (Article)

Your View by Pa. Academy of Family Physicians: Why we need teaching health centers, Mary Stock Keister MD (Article)

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Are No-Show Rates Impacted When Automated Reminder Calls Feature a Clinician’s Voice?, Mary Stock Keister MD, Sheyla M. Torres LPN, and Sarah K. Wida (Poster)

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Sustaining Success: Developing an Ambulatory Practice Toolkit to Maintain Quality Improvement Gains, Johnny Stoeckle MD, Deborah Bren DO, and Janelle Sharma (Presentation)

Identifying Priority & Bright Spot Areas for Improving Diabetes Care, Michael Topmiller PhD; Autumn Kieber-Emmons MD, MPH; and Kyle Shaak MPH (Poster)

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Understanding primary care-oncology relationships within a changing healthcare environment., Jennifer Tsui PhD; Jenna Howard PhD; Denalee O'Malley; William L. Miller MD, MA; Shawna V. Hudson PhD; Ellen B. Rubinstein PhD; Jeanne M. Ferrante; Alicja Bator MPH; and Benjamin F. Crabtree PhD (Article)

Continuous quality improvement methodology: a case study on multidisciplinary collaboration to improve chlamydia screening, Allison Ursu; Grant M. Greenberg M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A.; and Michael McKee (Article)

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Determinants of Treatment For Obesity, Elton Veseli; Elaine Banerjee MD, MPH; and Kyle Shaak MPH (Poster)

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Over the Counter Supplements and Essential Oils, Lynn M. Wilson DO (Presentation)

Addressing Negative Attitudes toward Aging in Health Occupation Students and Professionals through Geriatric Simulation, Lynn M. Wilson DO (Presentation)

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Frontotemporal Dementia in a Hispanic Female, Lynn M. Wilson DO and Nyann Biery MS (Poster)

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Clinical Depression Pathway Implementation: Outcomes From Pilot Practices, Michael Wright BS; Janelle M. Sharma DNP, MBA; and Deborah Bren DO (Poster)

2018

Addressing social isolation and improving and well-being among marginalized populations in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, Sirry Alang PhD, Hasshan Batts PhD, Abby S. Letcher MD, and Janelle Zelko (Presentation)

“We feel uncomfortable in most medical settings”: Perceptions of social Perceptions of social exclusion among Black men and Latinx populations Allentown, Pennsylvania, Sirry Alang PhD, Hasshan Batts PhD, Abby S. Letcher MD, and Janelle Zelko (Presentation)

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A Multi-Methodological Examination of Perceptions Surrounding Advance Care Planning (ACP), Aleksandra Bacewicz and Nicole Defenbaugh PhD (Poster)

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Use of Quality Improvement Strategies Among Small to Medium-Size US Primary Care Practices, Bijal A. Balasubramanian MBBS, PhD; Miguel Marino PhD; Deborah J. Cohen PhD; Rikki L. Ward MPH; Alex Preston MPH; Rachel J. Springer MS; Stephan R. Lindner PhD; Samuel T. Edwards MD, MPH; K. John McConnell PhD; Benjamin F. Crabtree PhD; William L. Miller MD, MA; Kurt C. Stange MD, PhD; and Leif I. Solberg MD (Article)

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Determinants of Successful Weight Loss in Low-Income African American Women: A Positive Deviance Analysis., Elaine Banerjee MD, MPH; Sharon J. Herring MD, MPH; Katelyn E. Hurley MPH; Katherine Puskarz MPH; Kyle Yebernetsky MD; and Marianna LaNoue PhD (Article)

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Healthy babies: A preliminary qualitative assessment to identify strategies to prevent early childhood obesity, Elaine Banerjee MD, MPH; Melanie B. Johnson MPA; Nyann Biery MS; Margaret Renneisen MD; Nicole Burgess BS; and Ashwini Kamath Mulki MD (Poster)

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Overcoming Obesity: A Mixed Methods Study of the Impact of Primary Care Physician Counseling on Low-Income African American Women Who Successfully Lost Weight., Elaine S. Banerjee MD, MPH; Sharon J. Herring MD, MPH; Katelyn E. Hurley MPH; Katherine Puskarz MPH; Kyle Yebernetsky MD; and Marianna LaNoue PhD (Article)

Does turmeric alleviate osteoarthritis symptoms in adults?, Natalie Bieber D.O., Susan E. Hansen MA, and Beth Careyva M.D. (Article)

Implementation of a Standardized Patient Safety Checklist in Ophthalmic Surgery, Erin A. Boese MD; Paul P. Lee MD; Grant M. Greenberg M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A.; Richard V. Harrison PhD; and Jennifer S. Weizer MD (Article)

Interview Skills, Veronica Brohm DO (Presentation)

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MR FISCAL: Medical Residency Financial Skills Curriculum to Advance Financial Literacy, Carl Bryce MD; Rachel Carpenter MD; John Ewing DO; Roselyn Clemente-Fuente MD, FAAFP; Christine Huang DO; Scott Kellner MD, FAAFP; Rebecca K. Kemmet MD, CAQSM; Robert Poetta MD; Caitlyn Rerucha MD; Ashley Williams MD; and Todd Zakrajsek PhD (Poster)

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Providing Light to the 'Dark Side' of Health Insurance (Special Edition - Part 1), Jonathan Burke DO (Podcast)

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Providing Light to the ‘Dark Side’ of Health Insurance (Special Edition - Part 2), Jonathan Burke DO (Podcast)

Caring for LGBT patients and families, Beth Careyva M.D. (Presentation)

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Development and Implementation of a Social Needs Screener in Primary Care Practice, Beth Careyva M.D.; Cathy A. Coyne PhD, MPH; Roya Hamadani MPH; and Deborah Bren DO (Poster)

A Social Needs Assessment Tool for an Urban Latino Population., Beth Careyva M.D.; Roya Hamadani MPH; Timothy J. Friel MD; and Cathy A. Coyne PhD, MPH (Article)

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Prediabetes Shared Decision-Making for Primary Care Patients, Beth Careyva M.D.; Melanie B. Johnson MPA; Kyle Shaak BS; Elaine Banerjee MD, MPH; Jessecae K. Marsh PhD; Nicole Burgess BS; Susan E. Hansen MA; Brian Stello MD; and Yoonjie Chung MD (Poster)

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Bridging the Gap: Improving Transitions of Care, Victor Catania MD; Grant M. Greenberg M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A.; and Deborah Bren DO (Poster)

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Putting Your Foot Down: Improving Diabetic Foot Exam Rates, Victor Catania MD; Grant M. Greenberg M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A.; and Deborah Bren DO (Poster)

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Raising Healthy Families Takes a Village: Promoting Maternal and Newborn Wellness Through Group Visits, Maggie Chun-Allen DO and Neeraja Peri MD (Poster)

Consensus Process Using a Patient and Stakeholder Advisory Committee to Co-create a Prediabetes Decision Aid, Yoonjie Chung; Kyle Shaak MPH; Melanie B. Johnson MPA; Elaine Banerjee MD, MPH; and Beth Careyva M.D. (Poster)

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Uncovering the wisdom hidden between the lines: the Collaborative Reflexive Deliberative Approach., Benjamin F. Crabtree PhD; William L. Miller MD, MA; Jane M. Gunn MBBS, PhD FRACGP; William E. Hogg MD; Cathie M. Scott PhD; Jean-Frédéric Levesque MD, PhD, FRCP; Mark F. Harris MBBS, MD; Sabrina M. Chase PhD; Jenny R. Advocat PhD; Lisa M. Halma MA; and Grant M. Russell MBBS, PhD, FRACGP (Article)

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Practice Facilitator Role in an Operational Project to Improve Access in a Large Multi-Specialty Physician Group, Jean D'Aversa BSN, RN; Yuriko A. De La Cruz MPH; and Kristie M. Knouse BS (Poster)

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Accelerating Practice Transformation: Using Motivational Interviewing to Promote Behavior Change, Yuriko A. De La Cruz MPH; Kristie M. Knouse BA; and Jean D'Aversa BSN, RN (Poster)

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Burnout Among Physicians, Advanced Practice Clinicians and Staff in Smaller Primary Care Practices., Samuel T. Edwards MD, MPH; Miguel Marino PhD; Bijal A. Balasubramanian MBBS, PhD; Leif I. Solberg MD; Steele Valenzuela MS; Rachel Springer MS; Kurt C. Stange MD, PhD; William L. Miller MD, MA; Thomas E. Kottke MD; Cynthia K. Perry PhD, FNP-BC; Sarah Ono PhD; and Deborah J. Cohen PhD (Article)

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Pharmacist Interventions Involving Patient Outreach: Early Findings of Patient Outcomes in Older Adults, Matthew Fair BS, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP,; Michelle Omari-Okyere BS, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP; Elie Jabbour PharmD, MBA,; Brenda Frutos MPH, CHES; and Nyann Biery MS (Poster)

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Targeting the Complex Needs of Community-Dwelling Older Adults through Multidisciplinary Home Visit Teams in Primary Care, Brenda Frutos MPH, CHES; Nyann Biery MS; Akash Sheth MS; and Lynn M. Wilson DO (Poster)