M4 Student Awards, 2019–20

The William R. Wilson Award The 2019–20 William R. Wilson Award goes to Tarun Kadaru and Danielle Shilling. These two have shown exceptional accomplishment in their clinical work in Internal Medicine. The Wilson Award was created in 1982 to honor the memory of an Internal Medicine faculty member who exemplified the finest in teaching, clinical […]

Kumar adds color to fellows’ education

Nobody has ever said that ultrasonography is child’s play. But can channeling our inner child help physicians-in-training learn how to use such a complicated device? Bharat Kumar, MD MME FACP RhMSUS, clinical assistant professor in Immunology and Associate Rheumatology Fellowship Program Director, has created a 150-page musculoskeletal sonoanatomy coloring book that substitutes long lists and bland […]

Hinton reaps reward for efforts

Since joining the Abel Lab, Antentor O. Hinton, Jr., PhD, has earned his fair share of mentorship and research awards. With three awards earned in just the past month, the postdoctoral research fellow proves he’s not slowing down anytime soon. Mayo Clinic Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship Hinton, who is currently a Burroughs Wellcome Fund and Ford […]

Accuracy of US Administrative Claims Codes for the Diagnosis of Autoinflammatory Syndromes

Article: Accuracy of US Administrative Claims Codes for the Diagnosis of Autoinflammatory Syndromes Authors: Lenert, Aleksander MD, MS, FRCPC; Russell, Maranda J. MS; Segerstrom, Suzanne MPH, PhD; Kim, Sujin PhD Journal: J Clin Rheumatol. 2020 Feb 5. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0000000000001319. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract: OBJECTIVE: To determine the accuracy of case definitions for autoinflammatory syndromes […]

Matches on the map for 2020

A yearly tradition that comes fast on the heels of Match Day is updating the map that shows where our residents over the last five years attended medical school. The Carver College of Medicine produces a map showing where its graduates go, and we also produce a map showing where our residents go to fellowship. […]

Presentations affected by ENDO cancellation

For at least three members of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism (and of course many more around the world), this week is not going according to a plan set even just a month ago. Rhonda Souvenir, PhD, associate in Endocrinology and Metabolism, and two fellows in Endocrinology, Adeyinka Taiwo, MBBS, and Julie Schommer, DO, […]

Stephens advances diabetes research with pair of grants

Sam Stephens, PhD, assistant professor in Endocrinology and Metabolism, recently earned a $1.2M grant from the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP). Additionally, Dr. Stephens received a three-year, $345,000 Innovative Basic Science Award from the American Diabetes Association (ADA). The projects for each of these grants focus on understanding insulin packaging […]

Online presentation: Coronavirus update – March 26, 2020

In accordance with safety guidelines to limit large group meetings, Internal Medicine is pleased to present our weekly Grand Rounds presentations live online. The presentation for Thursday, March 26, 2020, will be: Coronavirus update 12:00–1:00 pm Thursday, March 26, 2020 Presented by: Bradley Ford, MD, PhD Clinical Assistant Professor Clinical Microbiology Medical Director Dilek Ince, […]

Unusual case offers educational opportunity

After this preliminary year in internal medicine, Evelyn Qin, MD, MPH, is headed into her physical medicine and rehabilitation residency, and she will carry with her plenty of experience in slightly more obscure corners of this specialty. Qin recently worked with Brittany Bettendorf, MD, clinical assistant professor in Immunology, to analyze an unusual case. The […]

Factors Associated with Health Insurance Affordability Concerns Among U.S. Adults Age 50-64: a Cross-Sectional, Nationally Representative Study

Article: Factors Associated with Health Insurance Affordability Concerns Among U.S. Adults Age 50-64: a Cross-Sectional, Nationally Representative Study Authors: Aaron M. Scherer PhD, Erica Solway PhD, MSW, MPH, Preeti N. Malani MD, MSJ, Jamie Luster MPH, Jeffrey T. Kullgren MS, MD, MPH, Matthias Kirch MS & Renuka Tipirneni MD, MSc Journal: J Gen Intern Med. […]