Tag: GENERAL MEDICINE

PREEMPT ACTIVITY MONITOR PROJECT

By Christopher M Moore, MD & Ann Tuzson, PT, PhD The PREEMPT project aims to develop and validate an activity monitor that patients can wear continuously in the acute care…

EDUCATION HIGHLIGHT: FOUNDATIONS OF CLINICAL MEDICINE (FCM) DURING COVID-19

By Andrew Parsons, MD Launched in 2018 by UVA School of Medicine, the Foundations of Clinical Medicine (FCM) program is a novel (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32804347) 4-year long curriculum focused on clinical skill…

DEVELOPING NOVEL PATIENT MONITORING AND EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS

By Shrirang Gadrey, MD We developed a model for the oxygen-hemoglobin dissociation curve, which is more accurate than older models for acutely ill subjects. It was published in the journal…

EDUCATION HIGHLIGHT: ACUTE CARE/INTERNAL MEDICINE INTERNSHIP READINESS COURSE

By Amber Inofuentes, MD Since 2017, Dr. Amber Inofuentes has served as the Co-director for the Acute Care/Internal Medicine section of the Internship Readiness Program for the School of Medicine…

Medicine Matters Newsletter – -November 2020

The November 2020 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Division of Hospital Medicine. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: Kim Kelley-Wagner at kak2cj@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

General Medicine Faculty Profile – Katie Merrill

Why Healthcare? There are so many reasons I love working in healthcare. It is such fulfilling work, and we do indeed get to make a difference in the lives of…

General Medicine Staff Profile – Cindy Peery

Why Healthcare? My sister in law persuaded me to apply for a job at UVA when there was an opening where she was working in Pediatrics. I fell in love…

General Medicine Staff Profile – Lisa Stokes

Why healthcare? When I graduated from high school, I thought I was going into healthcare, but the path I took was slightly different. I spent 30 years in Human Resources…

General Medicine Faculty Profile – Jeannine Engel

Why Healthcare? My mom had cancer when I was 12, a rare uterine sarcoma. She had radiation treatment at MD Anderson (I grew up in West Lafayette, Indiana) and one…

Division of General Medicine – Educational Highlights 2020

WHAT BECAME OF AIM? By Evan Heald We have all seen how COVID 19 has impacted our clinical care and research. It has affected our teaching missions as well. The…