Chief Corner: Proteinuria

Chief Corner: Proteinuria

Urine looking frothy? Let’s take a closer look at proteinuria…

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Academic Half Day: Pneumonia

Academic Half Day: Pneumonia

Next week at Academic Half Day we will be discussion pneumonia – specifically we will focus on CAP, HAP, and VAP. Please read the linked articles for a good foundation prior to AHD. The first article is a great review from the AAFP on CAP. The second article is the 2016 IDSA guidelines for HAP and VAP. It is quite lengthy, but the assignment is to read only the Executive Summary portion (first 7.5 pages). If there is anything you want clarified in the summary, feel free to reference the full article.


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An Intern Walking to Clinic

An Intern Walking to Clinic

First Day Reflections: The cycle continues, the new interns have arrived, the first week on wards is already completed. Jean Pannikottu reflects on the importance on the that first moment of feeling like a physician during that first week.

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Academic Half Day: Syncope 7/11/19

Academic Half Day: Syncope 7/11/19

In preparation for the upcoming Academic Half Day on 7/11 please read these three articles on Syncope.

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Chief Corner: Nitrates and Chest Pain

Chief Corner: Nitrates and Chest Pain

During our Intern Boot Camp about Chest Pain, someone asked about nitrates and inferior MIs. This made me wonder about what the data is behind this “tradition”.

Would you give nitrates to a patient with an Inferior MI? Let’s look at what the data says…

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Weekly Announcements

Another crazy busy week, but we have a whole new set of dedicated residents! See what’s new this week, hint: not a whole lot

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VA Residents Reflect on Medicine

VA Residents Reflect on Medicine

Writing is a great way to reflect and process information. Team 2 led a great noon report on reflection, some amazing stories are shared inside.

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Weekly Announcements

A crazy busy week but we have some crazy, incredible residents. Thank you all for all you do. Here are the announcements!

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Academic Half Day: Implicit Bias

Academic Half Day: Implicit Bias

Dr. Jindal came by and gave a fantastic AHD on implicit bias. Here are some of the articles and resources she referenced

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Academic Half Day: Irritable Bowel Disease

Academic Half Day: Irritable Bowel Disease

UC! UC! UC! UC! UC! and also Crohn’s

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