Friday, May 26, 2017                                                                           Volume 2. Issue 1.

The CHFM Pulse  

“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” -Benjamin Franklin

 

TOP STORIES

• Chair's Message 

• New Residents and Fellows

• Achievements 

• CHFM Events

• Staff Spotlight: Tina Engstrom

• Research Spotlight

• H. James Free Center

• Patient Care Highlight

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Chair's Message

Annually, July 1st marks the beginning of our academic year. With this edition of the Pulse, we would like to welcome a new class of family medicine residents as well as our new sports medicine and pharmacy fellows. We are very excited that they decided to continue their training at UF and look forward to working with them in our patient care, educational, and scholarly activities.

Best regards,

Peter J. Carek, MD, MS

Professor and Chair

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NEW RESIDENTS AND FELLOWS

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ACHIEVEMENTS

 

2015 RESIDENT AWARDS

The 2015 Resident Graduation Banquet took place on Saturday, June 27, 2015.  Drs. Amin & Colon did an excellent job putting together an event that was a wonderful reflection of their class.  Drs. Kodsi and Curry created a video presentation that was also reflective of the class’ team spirit. Below are the awards given that evening.

• Resident of the Year (Tim Kodsi, MD)

• Excellence in Family Medicine & Counseling (Loumarie Colon, MD)

• Resident Golden Apple Award (Tim Kodsi, MD)

• STFM Resident Teacher (Tim Kodsi, MD)

• Professionalism Award (Justin Clark, MD)

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Carris NW, Smith SM. Quality of Life in Treatment-Resistant Hypertension. Curr Hypertens Rep 2015;17:61.

Carris NW, Ghushchyan V, Libby AM, Smith SM. High-related quality of life in persons with apparent treatment-resistant hypertension on at least four antihypertensives. Journal of Human Hypertension. 2015. DOI 10.1038/jhh.2015.61

Beavers CJ, Carris NW, Ruf KM. Management Strategies for Clopidogrel Hypersensitivity. Drugs. 2015; 75(9):999-1007.

Smith SM, Hasan M, Huebschmann AG, Penaloza R; Schorr-Ratzlaff W, Sieja A, Roscoe N, Trinkley KE. J. Physician Acceptance of a Physician-Pharmacist Collaborative Treatment Model for Hypertension Management in Primary Care. Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2015. DOI 10.1111/jch.12575.

Solberg LB, Solberg LM, Carter CS. Geriatric Care Boot Camp: An Interprofessional Education Program for Healthcare Professionals. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2015. 63(5), 997-1001.

 

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Chronic Pain Management

Dr. Ku-Lang Chang and Dr. Siegfried Schmidt recently published a monograph in the May 2015 FP Essentials regarding Chronic Pain Management. Along with two other physicians, they authored multiple chapters throughout the monograph. See link: http://www.aafp.org/cme/subscriptions/fp-essentials/editions/432-ed.html

• Evaluation of Chronic Pain pp 11-20

• Nonpharmacological Therapies pp 21-26

• Pharmacotherapy for Chronic Pain pp 27-38

• Legal and Licensure Issues pp 39-42

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RECENT PRESENTATIONS

 

Feller DBWare MR, Feller JA, Listhaus A, Hall KL. Can the Collaborative Care Model Enhance Resident Education in Psychiatric Medicine During Residency Training? Research in Progress Session. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Malaty JSamraj G. New SOAP Model of Residency Training for Both Inpatient and Outpatient care. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Shute KCarris NWKodsi BMalaty JSamraj GSmith SM. Establishing and Integrating a Multidisciplinary Anticoagulation Clinic Into an Academic-Based Residency Program. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Kodsi B, Carris NW, Machek M, Malaty J, Samraj G. Impact of Integrating Family Medicine and Pharmacy in an Interdisciplinary Anti-Coagulation Program. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Wannamaker L, Mims L, Carek P. The Effect of Dual Accreditation on Family Medicine Residency Programs. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Carek P, Conry C, Mims L. Association Between Program Director Participation in NIPDD and Characteristics of Program Quality. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Dewar M, Rosenberg E, Samraj G, Gruber L. The CARE Program: Randomized Comparator-Controlled Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Practice-Based Health Coaches. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Saultz J, Mainous III A, Wallace L, Cayley W, Ledford C, Wendling A. Reviewing Articles for Scholarly Journals. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Dewar M, Rosenberg E, Samraj G, Gruber L. The CARE Program: Results of an Analysis of the Characteristics of Health Coach Work in a Patient-Centered Medical Home. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Machek M, Gilbert L, Schmidt S, Samraj G. Comorbidities Associated with Patients Attending an Academic Family Medicine Pain Management Program. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Solberg L. Understanding Research Misconduct: Tips for Teachers of Family Medicine. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Feller D, Ware M, Hall K, Feller J. Can the Collaborative Care Model Enhance Resident Education in Psychiatric Medicine During Residency Training? Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

McDaniel B, Hardt N, Hatch R. Barriers and Motivating Factors Associated with Volunteering at Student-Run Free Clinics: A Survey of Faculty Physicians. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Porter M, Mims L, Garven C, Carek P, Diaz V. Global Health in Family Medicine Training: Current Trends, Challenges, and Benefits. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Mainous R, Talbert J, Mainous III A. Electronic Cigarettes and Taxation: Implications for Decreasing New Smokers. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Mercado EOrlando F, Desai A, Listhaus A, Bell L, Chisholm T, Hurley R, Schmidt S, Harle C. Assessing the Impact of Integrating Electronic Health Records and Patient-Reported Outcomes for Chronic Pain on the Process and Quality of Care in Family Medicine. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Schmidt SSamraj GFeller DChang KLCarek PGilbert LListhaus A, Blanc P. Establishing a Pain Management Program Within a University-Based Family Medicine Residency. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Solberg L, Carter C, Solberg L. Interprofessional Education for Health Care Professionals: Evaluation of a Boot Camp on Core Concepts in Geriatric Care. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

Carek P, Allen S, Callaway P, Potts S. Addressing Requirements, Milestones, NAS, and Other Accreditation Issues: A Workshop With the RC-FM. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2015.

 

Sports Medicine Fellow – Jonathan Bonnet, M.D. – “Should I Eat This” article/video series (see link below). Dr. Bonnet served as an expert consultant regarding French Fries during his residency at Duke. It was a nice honor stemming from a research paper that was published last year. http://time.com/3896083/french-fries-potato/#3896083/french-fries-potato/

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CHFM EVENTS

WELCOME RECEPTION

On Wednesday, July 22nd, CHFM held its second “Welcome Reception” to welcome new faculty & staff, fellows, and residents to the CHFM family. Over 50 people showed up for the event, enjoying light refreshments and conversation amongst those from all around our six clinics. 

HAILE OPEN HOUSE

On Monday, July 20th, UF Health Family Medicine – Haile Plantation opened its new doors to the public. To celebrate this momentous occasion, we also held an Open House on Thursday, July 23rd from 5:30-7:30pm. This event was open to all those in the CHFM department along with the community of Gainesville. Over 200 people attended the Open House and had the opportunity to explore the new location. 

CHFM SUMMER SOCIAL

CHFM held its first Summer Social on Saturday, July 25th. Originally scheduled to be held at Lake Wauberg, the event was moved to Westside Park, where colleagues, family and friends attended to enjoy the nice weather and food. 

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STAFF SPOTLIGHT

TINA ENGSTROM

Tina Engstrom is the Coordinator of Education and Training Programs. She has worked as the Coordinator for the residency program since 1990 and was a Financial Counselor with the residency clinic on 4th Ave for 2 years before that.  Tina has now been associated with the program for over 27 years. During that time, she has worked with 3 Program Directors: Drs. Curry, Dewar, and Hall. As Coordinator,  she has participated in the education of 205 of our 276 graduates. 

"Numbers are fun to talk about, but in the end, it’s always about the people and we have had some wonderful people come through our program."- Tina

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RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT

 

INTERNAL PROJECT AWARDS (IPAs)

To further our scholarship mission, the Department of Community Health and Family Medicine (CHFM) will provide awards of 10% time allotment to support the growth of faculty-initiated scholarship (i.e. health services research, quality improvement projects, etc) related to patient care or education in family medicine. 

The focus of the project must address a topic of interest to family medicine physicians and include scholarship related to discovery, integration, application or teaching. Completed applications must be submitted no later than August 31st, 2015 at noon. See Lavina Gramig for additional details.

 

“TECH MeD: Transdisciplinary Education for Critical Hacks of Medical Devices”

Lauren Solberg, J.D. is the co-Principal Investigator on a recently funded National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, titled “TECH MeD: Transdisciplinary Education for Critical Hacks of Medical Devices”. This is a grant to develop, implement, and evaluate education programs for undergraduate/graduate students, health care professionals, and the general public about the ethical, legal, social, and technical implications of remotely accessible medical devices, as they may be susceptible to hacking.

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H. James Free Center for Primary Care Education and Innovation

We've Moved!

The Free Center has moved to the new Harrell Medical Education Building: 1104 Newell Drive Building #214 Gainesville, FL  32611.  We are located on the 1st floor in room 142.  We are excited to be a part of “A New Era” for the University of Florida’s College of Medicine. 

 

 “Impact Assessment of a Clerkship-Based Patient Safety Curriculum”

The Free Center’s Summer 2015 Intern, Alex Zirulnik, MPH, successfully presented his final project at Public Health Day on July 24, 2015.  His project was entitled: “Impact Assessment of a Clerkship-Based Patient Safety Curriculum.”  The project aims were to describe the UF COM clerkship patient safety curriculum, as well as analyze and report any significant findings from these student written patient safety reports.  

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PATIENT CARE HIGHLIGHT

 

FAMILY MEDICINE AT HAILE

On July 20th, 2015, the new UF Health Family Medicine – Haile Plantation opened its doors for the first time to the public. The new location is in a larger and more modern facility than the previous clinic, with additional patient examination and procedure areas. In the heart of Haile, it is hard to miss this amazing new facility! New location address: 2846 SW 87th Way.         

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If you missed the last issues of the CHFM Pulse, here's where you can find it on our website!

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CHFM MISSION STATEMENT

 To serve our patients and community, positively shaping the future of healthcare through outstanding teaching, discovery, and innovation in Family Medicine. 

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*Special thanks to Rachel  Rivera*

 

 

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