Presentations from 2017

Aspirin Use for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal Cancer, Elizabeth "Mackie" Talley, MD

Diabetic Nephropathy, Grace Amadi, MD, PGY-2

Providing Confidential Sexual and Reproductive Health Care to Adolescents, Lin-Fan Wang and Erin Aja-Grant

Decoding Code Status Discussions, Brooke Worster, MD and Katie Mechler, MD

The STAMPEDE Trial: Bariatric Surgery vs Intensive Medical Therapy for Diabetes 5 Year Outcomes, Elizabeth Collins, MD

"It's all in your head:" Somatic Symptom Disorder in Primary Care, Danielle Dang, MD, MPH

Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) in the United States in 2017: An Update, Robert J. McClowry, MD

Who is the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Patient? Community Health Needs Assessment. Community Demographics. Social Determinants of Health, Rickie Brawer, MPH, PhD, MCHES and James D. Plumb, MD, MPH

Health Disparities within the Refugee Community, Laura Parente, MD

Swallowing Disorders and Feeding Tubes, Lilia Lakhtman, MD

Some thoughts on Survey Research and Questionnaire Design, Marnie LaNoue, PhD

Pain Cases, John Liantonio, MD

Sports Related Concussion, Christine Marschilok, MD

State of the Department: The Department of Family and Community Medicine: We Had an EPIC Year!, Christine A. Arenson, MD

Journal Club: Prevention of Peanut Allergies, Jennifer LaPorta, MD, PGY3

Racial and Ethnic Health and Health care Disparities in the Age of the ACA, Pheobe Askie, MD, MPH-PGY 3


Sports Medicine Potpourri, Marc I. Harwood, MD

Hyperthyroid for the Primary Care Physician, Allison Rague, MD, PGY-2


Transgender Care, Nyasha George, MD, PGY 3

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the Pediatric Population, Mariana R. Kuperman, MD, MPH, PGY-2

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) How to Screen and Empower Patients, Yury Parra, MD PGY2


Promoting Family Resilience as a Population Health Strategy, Barry J. Jacobs, Psy.D.

Presentations from 2016

Jefferson and HealthChoice's Medicaid: Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, Danielle Dang, MD, MPH, PGY 3

Family and Community Medicine Town Meeting, Christine A. Arenson, MD

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Depression in Primary Care, Daniel Chung, MD

Stressing about Stress Tests: Selecting the Optimal Cardiac Stress Test, Laura Emerson, MD, PGY-2

Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy in Early Asymptomatic HIV Infection: The INSIGHT START Study Group, Yury Parra, MD PGY2

SIDS Prevention, Jennifer LaPorta, MD, PGY3

Race, Gender, Medicine and Society, Traci Trice, MD

G6PD Deficiency: Beyond Fava Beans and Sulfa Drugs, Zoe Agoos, MD

Diagnosis and Management of Alcohol Use Disorder, Lori Atkinson, MD, PGY-3

Journal Club Talk: Physical Activity and Anger or Emotional Upset as Triggers of Acute Myocardial Infarction: This Election is going to give me a heart attack-literally, Danielle Dang, MD, MPH

Atrial Fibrillation and Ablation, Daniel Frisch, MD

Tobacco Policy Update, Cheryl Bettigole, MD, MPH

Anticoagulation Update 2016, Anne du Breuil, MD

Introduction to Transgender Health Care, Nancy Brisbon, MD; Lisa Phillips, LSW; and Lin-Fan Wang, MD, MPH

Grief and Depression at the End of Life, Elizabeth Collins, BS, MD, PGY-3

Journal Club: The GoMo study: a randomized clinical trial assessing neonatal pain with Gomco vs Mogen clamp circumcision, Robert J. McClowry, MD

Update on Liver Resections, Cataldo Doria, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS

Bright Pink: Life Saving Combination Pairing an empowered patient with an informed health provider, Allyson Brown, MD

JFMA Vaccine Update 2016, Marc Altshuler, MD and Edward Buchanan, MD

HPV and HPV Vaccine Delivery: Opportunities and Challenges, Kristen A. Feemster, MD, MPH, MSHPR, FAAP

Teaching Residents to Teach: Effective Lecturing, Geoffrey Mills, MD, PhD

Providing Effective Feedback, Patrick McManus, MD

Recent Developments in the Law of Abortion and Contraception, David S. Cohen

Antibiotic Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting, Bryan Hess, MD and Kathleen E. Squires, MD

An Introduction to Psychotherapy, Abigail Kay, MD

Quarterly Town Hall: Department Family and Community Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Christine A. Arenson, MD


Comprehensive Refugee Health Surveillance in Philadelphia: A Combined Resettlement and Clinical Patient Registry, Colleen Payton, MPH, CHES; Brittany Divito, MPH, BSN, RN; Gretchen Shanfeld, MPH; Zoe Agoos, MD; Kevin Scott, MD; and Marc Altshuler, MD


Barriers and Facilitators To Cervical Cancer Screening Among Iraqi Refugees Resettled in Philadelphia: A Qualitative Analysis of Patient and Provider Perceptions, Colleen Payton, MPH, CHES; Laura Parente, MD; Dalea Al-Hawarri, MD; Philip Manasseh, MPH; Kevin Scott, MD; and Marc Altshuler, MD

Review of Treatment Strategies for Skin and Skin Structure Infections, Shirley Bonanni, PharmD, BCPS

Pediatric Lead Screening, Tina Castellan, MD; Krys Foster, MD; Kelly Lopez, MD, PGY-III; Pheobe Askie, MD, MPH-PGY II; Daniel Chung, MD; Laura Parente, MD; Yury Parra, MD PGY2; Grace Amadi; Mariana R. Kuperman, MD; and Bruce Reaves, MD

Office-Wide Depression Screening with PHQ2 in an Urban PCMH: Implementation Challenges and Clinical Outcomes, Danielle Dang, MD; Elizabeth Collins, MD; Lori Atkinson, MD; Zoe Agoos, MD; Laura Emerson, MD; Angela Silverman, MD; Bryan Botti, MD; Margaret Crenshaw, MD; Emily Levy, MD; Christopher Hwang, MD; and Geoffrey Mills, MD, PhD

Who Makes the Call? Improving Hospital Discharge Follow-up Appointment Show Rates, Robert J. McClowry, MD; Elizabeth "Mackie" S. Talley, MD PGY-2; Maya A. Bass, MD, PGY-3; Angela Soper, MD-PGY 2; John J. Stoeckle, MD; and Nyasha George, MD, PGY 3

Behavioral Health Integration in Primary Care, John J. Stoeckle, MD, PGY3

Acute Ophthalmic Complaints: From the Routine to the Vision Threatening, Lori Atkinson, MD, PGY-2

Presenting your Research Data, Amy Cunningham, MPH

Geriatric Cancer Screening, Patrick Doggett

If Bacon is Wrong, I Don't want to do Right, Nyasha George, MD, PGY 3

Common Adolescent Behavioral Health Problems in Primary Care, Matthew B. Wintersteen, PhD

ECGs that Primary Care Practitioners Cannot Miss, Gregary D. Marhefka, MD, FACC, FACP

24th Annual Paul C. Brucker, MD Lecture: Strangers in a Strange Land: Primary Care and Academic Medical Centers, Thomas L. Schwenk, MD

Sepsis, Kelly A. Lopez, MD

Screening And Brief Intervention for Opioid Use Disorder In Primary Care, Angela Soper, MD

JUP Compliance Program: Family Medicine Residents' Documentation and Compliance Training, Janis Donaghy

Concussion: Essentials for Primary Care Physicians, Steve Stache, MD

Newborn Examination, Amber S. Maratas

Dual Diagnosis, John J. Stoeckle, MD

The Adoption Option, Christopher Hwang, MD, PGY-3

Parotid Gland Disease, Jennifer LaPorta, MD, PGY2

Journal Club: Anticholinergic vs Long-Acting Beta-Agonist in Combination with Inhaled Corticosteroids in Black Adults with Asthma-The BELT Randomized Clinical Trial, Kelly Lopez, MD, PGY-III

Nephrology Potpourri, Anju Yadav, MD

Compassion Fatigue in Health Care Providers, Maya A. Bass, MD, PGY-3

Chronic Kidney Disease for the Primary Care Physician, Elizabeth Collins, MD, PGY-2

Physical Therapy Management of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Nicole L. Dugan, PT, DPT, MSOD, CLT-LANA

Exercise Prescriptions and Counseling for Older Adults, David Jeong, MD, CAQSM, CEP, RMSK

Group Prenatal Visits: Making an Appearance soon at JFMA!, Tina Castellan, MD, PGY3

Gestational Diabetes: Screening, Diagnosis, And Management for the Primary Care Provider, Pheobe Askie, MD, MPH-PGY II

Personality Disorders, Solange Margery Bertoglia, MD

Insomnia and Depression, Emily Levy, MD

Effects of Nicotine Patch vs Varenicline vs Combination Nicotine Replacement Therapy on Smoking Cessation at 26 Weeks--JAMA, Margaret Crenshaw, MD

Approach to Abnormal Liver FunctionTests (LFT's), David A. Sass, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD

What the Z*ka is up with this Zika Virus?, Emily Levy, PGY3,

The Department of Family and Community Medicine: We are on our way!, Christine A. Arenson, MD

Review of Treatment Options for Pneumonia in the Inpatient Setting, Shirley Bonanni, PharmD, BCPS

Communicating to Connect: Strategies to Improve Health Literacy, Rickie Brawer, MPH, PhD and James D. Plumb, MD, MPH

Behavioral Health: Weight Loss Management, Tina Castellan, MD

Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Where my Dogs AAT? Behavioral Health Talk, Christopher Hwang, MD, PGY-3

Immigration Basics for Health Professionals, Philippe Weisz

Lung Cancer Screening: Current Recommendations and Controversies, David R. Manoff, MD

Presentations from 2015

Bridging the Gap: Health Care Transition in Youth with Special Health Care Needs, Krys Foster, MD, MPH, PGY-3

ADHD in Children & Teens, Jennifer LaPorta, MD, PGY2

COPD: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Back to Basics, Elizabeth "Mackie" Talley, MD PGY-2

Department of Family and Community Medicine Town Hall, Christine A. Arenson, MD

An Introduction to the Transgender Patient: Sex Organ Cancer Risks and Cancer Screening, Nyasha George, MD, PGY 3

Melanoma, Jason B. Lee, MD


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Elizabeth Collins, MD

Hospital Sleep Medicine: The elephant in the room, Sunil Sharma, MD

Exercise Prescription: Safely Planning Exercise for Patients, Kim Edwards LeBlanc, MD, PhD, FAAFP, FACSM, CAQ, Sports Medicine

Evaluation and Management of Dyspepsia, Daniel Chung, MD