Past Projects

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  • Private for-profit opioid treatment programs provide fewer comprehensive services than non-profit and public programs. Bachhuber (chief). SGIM.
  • Clinical decision-making after portable x-rays with 'retrocardiac infiltrate' in adult inpatients. Cohen (PGY3). SGIM.
  • Peer-mentorship at a methadone maintenance treatment program: developing self-efficacy through Project GROW. Hamso (PGY3). SGIM.
  • Health care advocacy for survivors of domestic violence. Nafisi (PGY3). SGIM.
  • The evolving role of grass roots emergency medical response in the Occupy Wall Street Era: Hurricane Sandy and the People's Medical Relief, New York City 2012. Is there a role for horizontal democracy in disaster relief? Patel, Hamso, Murakami (PGY3), Favini, Ross, Silverman, Trimbur (PGY1). SGIM.
  • Avoidance and resilience in the medical encounter among persons who stutter. Perez (PGY3). SGIM.
  • Development of a hepatitis C testing and treatment linkage program in an urban primary care center. Rosner (PGY3). SGIM.
  • Prevention of anal condyloma with quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccination of older men who have sex with men: a non-concurrent cohort study. Swedish (PGY2). SGIM.
  • Perspectives on suffering in the primary care setting. Trimbur (PGY1). SGIM.
  • Scut work. Perspectives piece. Chang (PGY3). Social Medicine Rounds.
  • Expanding reproductive health education and experience for internal medicine residents. Cleeves (PGY3). Social Medicine Rounds.
  • A model for prevention: disclosure of HIV status through a volunteer-led community/home-based care program in Nigeria. Krapivinsky (PGY3). Social Medicine Rounds.
  • Development of a peer supervision group for internal medicine residents. Gordon (PGY3). Social Medicine Rounds.
  • Establishing an exercise program for an isolated Bangladeshi population in Parkchester, Bronx. Keya (PGY3). Social Medicine Rounds.
  • An 8-module intern night float curriculum: enhancing the education value of intern "night float" and the teaching skills of senior residents. Goss (PGY3). SGIM.
  • Does transition to a patient-centered medical home effect teamwork and burnout at residency and non-residency clinics similarly? Goss (PGY3). SGIM.
  • The effectiveness of a mobile cervical cancer screening program in Andhra Pradesh, India. Edwards (PGY3). SGIM. APHA.
  • Screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) for opioid abuse in an urban hospitalized population: a pilot study. Gil (PGY3). SGIM.
  • Montefiore Transitions Clinic: reaching the recently incarcerated. MacDonald (PGY3). SGIM. Corrections Health Conference.
  • Retention and screening rates of immigration patients in the South Bronx. Jackson (PGY3). SGIM.
  • Assessing and counseling the obese patient: improving resident obesity counseling competence. Iyer (PGY3). SGIM.
  • A Resident-driven approach to systems-based practice education and innovation at a primary care medicine ambulatory teaching clinic. Stark, Kriegsman (PGY3). SGIM.
  • Frequency of STD infection in women presenting to methadone maintenance treatment programs. Stahl (PGY3). APHA.
  • Teamwork and working at 'top of license' among physicians, nursing, and non-professional staff at teaching and non-teaching ambulatory practices. Goss (PGY2). SGIM.
  • Hospitalization rates among HIV-seropositive persons based on gender and race/ethnicity in the United States, 2006. Bachhuber (PGY2). Academy Health.
  • Use of traditional botanical medicines during pregnancy in rural Rwanda. Beste (PGY3). Social Medicine Rounds.
  • Implementation of a wiki-based education and resource tool in a primary care residency program. Felson (Chief). SGIM.
  • No impact of BMI chart reminders on the frequency of obesity and overweight diagnosis and management. Muo (PGY3). SGIM.
  • A community-based partnership for residency education in obesity and nutrition. Mayer (PGY3). SGIM.
  • A community-based approach to health needs assessment of a hard to reach population. Patel (PGY3). SGIM. APHA.
  • A community-based health needs assessment of Bangladeshi immigrants in the Bronx. Patel (PGY3). SGIM.
  • Family planning knowledge: the role of primary care providers and social networks as information sources for African American women. Mba-Jones (PGY3). SGIM.
  • Transitions clinic: transitioning healthcare from prison to the community. Shapiro (Firm 3 Chief). SGIM.
  • Exploring concomitant acceptance of seasonal and H1N1 influenza vaccine. Mba-Jones (PGY3). Social Medicine Rounds.
  • Medication abortion preferences of women in an urban internal medicine clinic. Page (PGY3). Social Medicine Rounds.

  • High rate of clinical factors associated with advanced liver disease among patients with chronic hepatitis C at an urban methadone maintenance program. Felsen (PGY3). SGIM.
  • The impact of mass incarceration on outpatients in the Bronx: a card study. Shah (PGY3). SGIM.
  • Montefiore goes green: resident-led advocacy for organizational change. Linetskaya (PGY3). SGIM.
  • Internal medicine residents' self-assessment of their clinical practice: an ambulatory patient-based quality improvement workshops. Blackstock (2008 grad). SGIM.
  • Do interpersonal and communication skills differ between third-year medical students who ultimately match in core versus non-core specialties. Doorley (PGY3). SGIM.