Presentations from 2015

Emergency Department-Initiated Buprenorphine/Naloxone Treatment for Opioid Dependence, Angela Soper, MD

Diabetes Education, Neva White, DNP, CRNP, CDE

Long Acting Reversible Contraception: Managing Expectations, Side Effects, and Complications, Margaret Crenshaw, MD

JFMA Vaccine Update 2015, Vaccine Committee, Thomas Jefferson University

Lupus update, Marianthi Kiriakidou, MD

Addiction and Pseudoaddiction, Abigail Kay, MD

Diastolic Dysfunction: It's not all about ejection fraction, Danielle Dang, MD, MPH, PGY 2

Recognizing and Responding to Children at Risk: Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Education for Hospital Staff, Maria McColgan, MD, FAAP


Can Doctors Change? Attempts to Improve Adherence to the 2013 Statin Guidelines for Diabetic Patients at an Urban Academic Family Medicine Clinic, Marshall Miller, MD; Victoria Rose, MD; Jill Kropa, MD; Rina Edi, MD; Margaret Crenshaw, MD; Emily Levy, MD; Christopher Hwang, MD; Elizabeth Collins, MD; Danielle Dang, MD; and Lori Atkinson, MD


Characterization of the Older Adult Refugee Population at Thomas Jefferson University’s Center for Refugee Health (CRH), Kathryn Beldowski, MD; Neesha Patel, MD; and Brooke Salzman, MD


23rd Annual Paul C. Brucker, MD Lecture: Insights from Four "Worlds" Our Journey Back, and into the Future, Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP

Incarceration and Recidivism as Social Determinants of Health, Bridget Peterson, PGY-3

Student Run Health Clinics and their Impact on Residency Education, Victoria Rose, PGY-3


Challenges and Solutions to Optimizing Function and Physical Activity Among Older Hospitalized Adults, Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP

Medicaid Expansion: What does it mean for Pennsylvania?, Kate McGrath, MD

Frailty, Kathryn Beldowski, MD

Psoriasis: An Update for the Primary Care Physician, Matthew Keller

SGLT2 Inhibitors: Effect of Dapagliflozin in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes who have inadequate Glycemic Control with Metformin: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial, Bridget Peterson

Qualitative Research Tools, Ellen J. Plumb, MD

Global Health and Urban Health: One World Miles Apart, Mudit Gilotra, MD

Complementary & Alternative Medicine: Usefulness in the Management of Chronic Pain affecting Underserved Populations, Jewel B. Osborne-Wu, MD

State of the Department-Family and Community Medicine: Thomas Jefferson University, Christine A. Arenson, MD

Improving HIV Testing in Primary Care, Kathleen A. Brady, MD

Management of Hepatitis C, Angela Soper, MD-PGY 2

The Effects of Residency Duty Hour Changes, Jill Kropa, PGY-3

Presentations from 2014

Use of Technology for Weight Loss, Christine Marschilok, PGY-3

Substance Use in Pregnancy, Victoria Rose, PGY-3

Culinary Medicine, Rani Polak, MD, Chef, MBA

Consult Guys, Geno J Merli, MD and Howard Weitz, MD

Diabetes and the Older Adult, Nathaniel G. Clark, MD, MS, RD

"Breathe" Break the Habit Easily Smoking Cessation Group Visits, Janis Bonat, MSN, CRNP and Christine O'Leary, PharmD

Jefferson Family Medicine Associates (JFMA): Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines, Geoffrey Mills, MD, PhD and Cindy Cheng, MD, PhD

Evaluation and Management of Common Anorectal Conditions, Krys Foster, MD

Pediatric Trauma Informed Care: What the Primary Care Provider Needs to Know, Kate McGrath, MD

Use of Opioids in Primary Care, Brooke Worster, MD

IPE: The Jefferson Experience, Christine A. Arenson, MD

Teaching Residents to Teach - Presentations, Geoffrey Mills, MD, PhD

Diversity and Inclusion in Family and Community Medicine, Deborah K. Witt, MD; Nancy Brisbon, MD; Patrick McManus, MD; Traci Trice, MD; and Nicholas Shungu, MD

2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults, Kathryn Beldowski, MD PGY 3/4

Assessment of Cardiac Risk: Coronary Calcium Scoring & CT Angiography, Ethan J. Halpern, MD


Unique Interdisciplinary Public Health Model Doubles Latent Tuberculosis Infection Treatment Completion of Refugee Patients in a Large Metropolitan Area, Christine O'Leary, PharmD; Kevin Scott, MD; Marc Altshuler, MD; Karen Kitagawa-James, RN, BSN; and Maria Hervada-Paige, MSS

Alzheimer's Disease: Update, Christine Hsieh, MD; Emily Hajjar, PharmD; and Rachel Wiley, MS, OTR/L

A Systematic Approach to Opioids, Nicholas Shungu, MD

Primary Care Meets Population Health, Kevin Grumbach, MD

Making the healthy choice, the easy choice: Tobacco control and obesity prevention in Philadelphia, Giridhar Mallya, MD, MSHP


Cancer Screening 2014, Richard C. Wender, MD

Caregiver Burden, Neesha Patel, MD

Reproductive Health Considerations in Foreign Born Women, Komal Soin, MD

The Approach to the Patient with Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Infiltrates, Ross Summer, MD

Electronic Cigarettes: What do we know and what should we tell our patients?, Kenneth E. Hemba, MD

A Primary Care Guide to Hematologic Malignancy, Amy Gee, MD

Presentations from 2013

Edna G. Kynett Seminar Series: Pulmonary Hypertension for the Primary Care Provider, R. Craig Long, MD, PharmD


Development Delay: Assessment and Resources for the Young Child, Heather K. Lorenc, MD


Uterine Artery Embolization for Treatment of Symptomatic Fibroids, Colette Shaw, MD

Primary Care of the Dialysis Patient, Elizabeth M. Daly, MD (PGY3)


JFMA Street Outreach: A Resident-Run Street Medicine Program A retrospective chart review examining the needs of a vulnerable population and services provided, Kenneth E. Hemba, MD; Rebecca Simon, BS; and Lara Carson Weinstein, MD


An Interdisciplinary Model to Improve Completion of Latent Tuberculosis Infection Treatment in the Refugee Population, Christine O'Leary, PharmD; Marc Altshuler, MD; Kevin Scott, MD; Karen Kitagawa-James, RN, BSN; and Maria Hervada-Paige, MSS

Beyond Flexner: The Hunt for Medicine's Elusive Social Mission, Fitzhugh Mullan, MD

Presentations from 2011


Participatory Research at Pathways to Housing-PA: A Consumer Perspective, Patways to Housing Consumer Health Research Team and Department of Family and Community Medicine


Cervical Cancer Screening Outcomes in a Refugee Population, Sarah Pickle, MD; Marc Altshuler, MD; Kevin Scott, MD; Christina Hillson, MD; R. Patrick McManus, MD; Mazvita Nyamukapa; and Michael Walker


Baseline Monitoring of Standard Health Indicators in a Formerly Homeless Population, Lara Carson Weinstein, MD, MPH; Marianna Lanoue, PhD; and Elizabeth Collins, BS


Individual agency, community capacity building, and chronic illness care: Using participatory methods to implement the Stanford Chronic Disease Self Management Program in a Housing First Program, Lara Carson Weinstein, MD, MPH; Abbie Santana, MSPH; Carolyn Armour; Cornelius Crossan; James Lawson; and Karen Webb


Performance of Colorectal Cancer Screening Steps in Primary Care, Salini Mohanty, MPH; Mona Sarfaty, MD, MPH, FAAFP; and Randa Sifri, MD


Capacity Building for Participatory Health Services Research in Housing First, Lara Carson Weinstein, MD

Making REAL Health Reform Work, Len Nichols, PhD


Implementing Integrated Primary and Behavioral Healthcare Within a Housing First Program, Lara C. Weinstein, MD and Benjamin Henwood, LCSW

Presentations from 2009

Health Care Reform. Can we do more than rearrange the deck chairs?, Elliot Fisher

Presentations from 2008

Patient centered primary care: Why large employers are rediscovering the value of family medicine and primary care, Paul Grundy MD, MPH