SGIM eNews April 2, 2014

By GIM Connect posted 04-02-2014 12:28

  

SGIM eNews

April 2, 2014

 

 

 

 

San Diego

Planning Your Time in San Diego?

 

 

Interested in discussing a book idea? Springer is hosting a reception open to any SGIM member. Stop in between 1-2:30 or 3:30-5 pm to meet with their staff. Springer wants to be "SGIM's publisher" and is actively seeking ideas for books on GIM and medical education.

 

Happy Hour for Students, Resident and Fellows:

Thursday, 5-7 pm

Redfield's Sports Bar, Lobby Level, Manchester Grand Hyatt.

 

Visit the SGIM/San Diego site to search for restaurants, nightclubs, museums, sailing lessons and more.

 

 

San Diego waterline

Have you booked a hotel room yet???

 

The Manchester Grand is sold out, but we have set up a group rate at the W Hotel, just seven (7) blocks away.

 

Click here for more information and to register at the W Hotel.

 

 

 

SGIM Members in the News

 

SGIM Members have been all over the media lately! We extend our congratulations to all of them on the achievements in their fields.

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"A comprehensive analysis of 50 years of breast cancer research was published on April 1 in JAMAby researchers at Harvard Medical School's Department of Health Care Policy and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.SGIM'er Dr. Nancy Keating, co-author of the report, who is an associate professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School, says their analysis indicates mammography guidelines should be based on each individual patient's complete health profile, such as family and medical history, genetic risk factors and overall life expectancy."

 

Dr. Keating spoke about the report today on CBS This Morning. View the video here.

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SGIMer Dr. Mara Schonberg was also recently in the New York Times talking about her work on decision aids for breast cancer screening in older women. Read all about it here.

 

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Lisa A. Cooper, MD, FACP, has been awarded the James D. Bruce Memorial Award for Distinguished Contributions in Preventive Medicine from the American College of Physicians (ACP).

 

A resident of Clarksville, Maryland, Dr. Cooper is the James F. Fries Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Director of the NIH-funded Johns Hopkins Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities.

 

The James D. Bruce Memorial Award was established by ACP's Board of Regents in 1946 and is bestowed for distinguished contributions in preventive medicine.

 

Dr. Cooper is an internationally recognized epidemiologist and health services researcher. She has developed interventions that enhance patient-physician communication, reduce disparities in healthcare delivery, and improve patient health outcomes. A 2007 recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Award, Dr. Cooper has also been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

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AAMC has launched the 2014 Health Equity Research Snapshot.The Snapshot is a collection of engaging and informative video clips that highlight seven new research projects underway at AAMC member institutions. The videos were produced by the investigators and their teams, and represent research on a wide array of health outcomes and populations. They showcase the role academic medical centers play in understanding and eliminating health disparities.

 

Check out the video under Health Care Research to view Dr. David Miller of Wake Forest School of Medicine.

 

 

Newly Elected SGIM Council Members Announced

 

Congratulations to the newly elected members of Council. Each member will serve a three year appointment, beginning at the annual meeting in San Diego and running through 2017.

 

SGIM PRESIDENT-ELECT

Marshall Chin, MD, MPH

University of Chicago Medical Center, University of Chicago

 

SGIM SECRETARY-ELECT

Said A. Ibrahim, MD, MPH

Philadelphia VA Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania

 

SGIM COUNCIL MEMBERS

Ethan A. Halm, MD, MPH

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

 

Marilyn M. Schapira, MD, MPH

University of Pennsylvania

 

Additionally, SGIM has appointed a new Editor-in-Chief of the monthly Forum newsletter. This position also serves as an ex-officio member of Council:

 

FORUM EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Karen R. Horowitz , MD
Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC

 

 

 

SGIM Annual Meeting

April 23-26, 2014 - San Diego, CA

Online Registration Ends April 11

 

Are you ready to attend the SGIM annual meeting in San Diego?We are ready to see you!

 

Remember to register before April 11 when registration closes and you will have to pay an additional $75 fee onsite.

 

Visit the SGIM Annual Meeting Registration page tofind a link to registration.

 

If you plan to register as a member to take advantage of the member registration rate, you must renew your 2014 membership dues. The deadline to pre-register for the Annual Meeting is Friday, April 11.Ensure discounted meeting registration, and other member benefits, continue by renewing today!

 

Please login to your member profile to renew your membership today. Your membership makes a difference and we value your contribution to improve patient care, education and research!

 

Mobile Apps and Onsite Program Now Available

You can download the ScholarOne MyItinerary app whether you use an iOS or Android or Blackberry device.

Links are online at http://www.sgim.org/meetings/annual-meeting

 

Can't wait to see everything that's going on in San Diego? Don't want an app?

You can download the Onsite Program now from http://www.sgim.org/meetings/annual-meeting

 

 

 

News from the Regions

 

CALIFORNIA-HAWAII

It is with great excitement that we announce Dr. Robert Goodman from Cedars-Sinai as our newly elected 2014-2015 President-Elect!Congratulations, Dr. Goodman and we look forward to everyone's great leadership throughout the year!

 


NORTHWEST

It is with great excitement that we announce Dr. Michael Krug from University of Washington as our 2014-2015 President-Elect! In addition, we would like to welcome the following doctors from the University of Washington: Dr. Chris Wong - Secretary/Treasurer-Elect, Dr. Meghan Kiefer - Membership Chair of WA, ID, and MT, and Dr. Joseph Simonetti - Mentoring Chair.Congratulations everyone and we look forward to everyone's great leadership throughout the year!


SOUTHERN

It is with great excitement that we announce Dr. Erin Snyder from University of Alabama at Birmingham as our 2014-2015 President-Elect!Congratulations, Dr. Snyder and we look forward to everyone's great leadership throughout the year!


NEW ENGLAND

Thank you to everyone for a successful meeting in Boston! A special congratulations to our 2014 oral and poster presentation award recipients.

 

It is with great excitement that we announce Dr. Jeanette Tetrault from Yale University School of Medicine as our 2014-2015 President-Elect!Congratulations, Dr. Tetraultand we look forward to everyone's great leadership throughout the year!

 

The New England SGIM Awards Selection Committee is excited to announce this year's regional award recipients: Dr. Rachel Stark from Cambridge Health Alliancereceived the 2014 New England Clinician Educator award andDr. Leora Horwitzfrom Yale University School of Medicine received the 2014 New England SGIM Clinician Investigator award. Congratulations to these very deserving recipients for their exceptional work and dedication to the New England region!


MID-ATLANTIC

Thank you to everyone for a successful meeting in New York! A special congratulations to our oral and poster presentation award recipients.

 

The Mid-Atlantic SGIM Awards Selection Committee is excited to announce this year's regional award recipients: Dr. Lauren Peccoralo from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai received the 2014 Mid-Atlantic SGIM Clinician Educator award, Dr. Tara Bishop from Weill Cornell Medical College received the 2014 Mid-Atlantic SGIM Clinician Investigator award and Dr. Matthew O'Brien from Temple University School of Medicine received the 2014 Mid-Atlantic SGIM Advocacy and Community Service Award. A special congratulations to these three for their exceptional work and dedication to the Mid-Atlanticregion!

 

It is with great excitement that we announce Dr. Becky Mazurkiewicz from Lenox Hill Hospital as our 2014-2015 President-Elect!. In addition, we would like to welcome our new Membership Chair-Elect, Jennifer Goldstein from the University of Pennsylvania, Secretary/Treasurer-Elect, Rhea Powell from Thomas Jefferson University, and Associate Member, Maria Cantu from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.Congratulations to all of the newly elected Mid-Atlantic Leadership Board members!

 

MIDWEST

 

SAVE THE DATE

The Midwest SGIM will hold its regional meetingSeptember 4-5, 2014in Chicago, IL at the Navy Pier.

This year's meetingtheme is "Collaborating to Improve Outcomes in Patient Care, Medical Education and Research".
Stay tuned for more details regarding the call for submissions and online registration in the coming weeks!

 

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

The Midwest SGIM Planning Committee is seeking volunteer reviewers for Workshop, Abstract, Vignette and Innovation submissions to the 2014 Regional Meeting. If you are interested in helping with this year's meeting and are a Midwest SGIM member click here to complete the online volunteer sign-up form.

 

We are looking forward to having an outstanding meeting and hope you will begin to spread the word to your colleagues,students, residents, and fellows!

 

 

 

MOC Enrollment Deadline

Extended to April 30, 2014

 

Due to overwhelming demand, the ABIM has extended the MOC deadline through April 30, 2014.View more information on the micrositeHere

 

 

Looking for a Place to Disseminate Your PBRN Work?

 

Not sure what PBRNs are? Want to learn about PBRNs' organization, management, and the type of research they do?


Come to the 2014 North American Primary Care Research Group Practice-Based Research Network Conference in Bethesda, MD, June 30-July 1. SGIM is a co-sponsoring organization.


There is much more information about PBRNs here:
http://pbrn.ahrq.gov/


Much more information about the conference is available here.

 

 

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