Category: Highlights

Welcome new chief residents!

Did you know this? In recognition of the important contributions to teaching, research and patient care, our Medicine Chief Residents receive academic appointments as “Medical Instructors” in the Division of General Internal Medicine. In fact, many former Chiefs fill our leadership ranks at Duke. [Tip: Dr. Oddone was a Duke Chief. We are #ProudtobeGIM] The 2016-17 Medicine …

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A note of thanks from the Associate Program Director for Ambulatory Care

  Residents in the internal medicine training program see patients regularly at one of three continuity clinic sites. The ambulatory portion of their education is unique in allowing a longitudinal view of residents’ progress and building longer term relationships with both faculty and patients. Many DGIM faculty carve out a portion of their time to …

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Most viewed GIM news stories of 2016

Can you believe we are already over halfway through 2016?! Let’s take a look back and see our most viewed news stories so far in 2016! We counted your click rate from eNews to the articles. Of course, the most popular always are Spotlights of our faculty and staff and announcements of the new faculty. Excluding those Spotlights …

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New Faculty Spotlight: Adrienne Klement, MD

Dr. Adrienne Klement joined the division earlier this month! She works as a hospitalist and medical instructor at the Durham VA Medical Center. Dr. Klement recently completed her Internal Medicine residency and fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at Duke. Her clinical interests include providing comprehensive care to our veteran population as both an internist and …

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Duke Primary Care Research Consortium advances value of Shared Decision Making

Rowena Dolor continues to champion primary care research in her leadership role as the director of the Primary Care Research Consortium (PCRC), a network of primary care practices in the Duke University Health System and outlying communities. She is a primary care physician herself and serves on staff in the Ambulatory Care Service at the Durham VA …

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Second quarter 2016 GIM funding awards

Congratulations to these general medicine faculty members who are recipients of recent research funding! Hayden Bosworth, PhD has received an award from Improved Patient Outcomes, Inc. for a project entitled “Utilization of an innovative intervention to improve medication adherence and clinical outcomes in gout patients.” Total funding will be $135,422. Jeffrey Clough, MD received a 2 year …

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GIM Faculty: Have you updated your Faculty Bios and your Scholars@Duke Page?

The division of General Internal Medicine is conducting its annual faculty updates. All GIM faculty members will soon be receiving an email message containing a link to update the Duke CV, demographic information, and professional photo. The expected completion date is Thursday, September 1st. And, if you haven’t done so within the past year, please double-check your Scholars@Duke …

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Welcome new GIM faculty members

Welcome the newest members of Duke General Internal Medicine! Eric Fountain, MA, MD Dr. Fountain is transitioning from Duke medicine residency to his clinical position as a hospitalist for the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke.           Nia Mitchell, MS, MD, MPH Dr. Mitchell joins GIM as a researcher …

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Bhavsar reports on annual AcademyHealth Research Meeting

This blog post submitted by: Nrupen Bhavsar, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke General Internal Medicine.  AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting brings together researchers and clinicians interested in health services research. The meeting was held in Boston and over 2000 people attended. Despite the size of the meeting, you can always spot a familiar face in the …

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Yancy shares his diabetes research

Group visits have been around more than a decade, particularly for management of chronic illnesses such as diabetes. Gaining in popularity, some say the greeting at the next appointment will be “the doctor will see all of you now.” These researchers, led by Dr. Will Yancy, are taking a new approach with a serious focus on weight …

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