The 4th Annual DMPG Retreat will take place Saturday, February 29th. All faculty members who are members of the DMPG are strongly encouraged to attend.
If you did not register before the deadline of January 31st, we can still accommodate you. E-mail AmyChen@mednet.ucla.edu to request to register.
Childcare, lactation facilities, parking, breakfast, and lunch will be provided.
Kelly Skeff, MD, Ph.D., Professor in Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, and a nationally recognized educator, will be plenary speaker.
There will be a one hour division meeting focusing on quality improvement efforts, the opportunity to obtain certification to prescribe Suboxone, arranged by Will Carroll, HS Clinical Instructor, recertification in BLS and ACLS, as well as many other workshops.
Division members HS Assistant Clinical Professor Veronica Ramirez, Hospitalist Section; Evelyn Curls, HS Assistant Clinical Professor; South Bay Clinical Lead; Anna Chirra , HS Clinical Professor, Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center, Westwood; Jessica Liao, HS Assistant Clinical Professor, Santa Monica 16th Street, and Hawkin Woo HS Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine Suite, Westwood will lead sessions on updates and best practices for using Haiku/Smart Phone applications for inpatient and outpatient, and Ambulatory Care Connect.
Division member Amy Weimer, HS Associate Clinical Professor, Med Peds Section (Santa Monica 16th Street), and Co-Director of the UCLA Gender Health Program will lead a workshop on caring for transgender and gender diverse patients.
Division members Michael Lazarus, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Hospitalist Section; Russell Kerbel, HS Assistant Clinical Professor, Hospitalist Section; Patrick Bui, HS Asst Clinical Professor, Hospitalist Section; RobertOye, Professor of Clinical Medicine; Arielle Sommer, HS Assistant Clinical Professor; Rachel Brook, HS Assistant Clinical Professor; and Jodi Friedman, HS Clinical Professor are also presenting workshops.
GIM at the SGIM Regional Meeting, UC Irvine
DGSOM students and UCLA Internal Medicine residents made an impressive showing at the SGIM California-Hawaii Regional Meeting at UC Irvine last month.
Resident Maura Williams took First Place in the Clinical Vignettes category and DGSOM's Tracy Nguyen took Third Place in the innovations category for her work on PrEP in the HPACT clinic with Brianna Cowan and Resident Noah Ravenborg. The oral case presentation, which is considered the best abstract submitted, was presented by DGSOM’s Vanessa Nunez.
DGSOM's Tracy Nguyen and IM Residents Noah Ravenborg and Maura Williams
DGSOM student Vanessa Nunoz
GIM Faculty Dr. Lauren Wisk & NCSP fellow Dr. Katherine Chen
DGSOM students Vanessa Nunez, Damon Ng and Tracy Nguyen
DGSOM students Sartajeep Kahlon & Emily Lin
DGSOM students and IM residents at the SGIM California-Hawaii Regional meeting at UC Irvine
New Funding Awards
Congratulations to Dr. Joanne Elmore on the extension of her NIH/NCI R01 “Artificial Intelligence for Improved Breast Cancer Screening Accuracy: External Validation, Refinement, and Clinical Translation" grant that has been extended for seven years 01/01/2020 – 12/31/2026 via an R37 merit award.
Upcoming GIM Events & Seminars
GIM Friday Noon Seminar Series
February 7 - Nina Harawa, PhD - "Predictors of Incarceration in Black and Latino Men Who Have Sex with Men: Implications for Providers and Policy"
February 14 - David Zingmond, MD, PhD
February 21 - David Kent, MD (Tufts)
February 28 - David Goodman-Meza, MD
1100 Glendon, 7th floor, Suite 710, Conference Room 725. Lunch served. Live streaming webinar and conference line at https://uclahs.zoom.us/j/588355752
(669) 900-6833, Meeting ID 588 355 752