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Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) 2021 Annual Spring Conference

May 2021

Jian P, Sidani M, Juneja M, Zoorob R. Results from an Integrated Multi-disciplinary Weight Management Team for Obesity Management in a Family Medicine Clinic.

Hansen M, Gonzalez S, Zoorob R, MacMaster S. Peer Recovery Support for Minorities with Substance Use Disorders.

Mejia MC, Gonzalez S, Zoorob R, Muppala V, Hennekens C, Levine E, Levine R. Suicide: The Leading Cause of Death in Young American Teenagers.

Levine RS, Levine E, Mejia MC, Muppala V, Gonzalez S, Zoorob R, Hennekens CH, Woods S. Increasing Rates of Suicide in American Youths.

Mejia MC, Levine R, Walia N, Gonzalez S. Trends in United States Opioid Mortality in Non-Hispanic Women of Child-bearing Age.

Mejia M, Levine R, Mosqueda M, Zoorob R, Sarkar P. Preliminary Outcomes of a Comprehensive Lung Cancer Screening and Tobacco Cessation Program in a Safety-net System.

Mejia M, Zoorob R, Gonzalez S, Hennekens CH, Levine R. Facts and Myths about Lung Cancer (LC) and Hepatocellular Cancer (HCC) on the United States (US)-Mexico Border.

Texas Public Health Association Conference

May 2021

Levine RS, Mejia MC, Gonzalez S, Walia N, Hennekens CH, Zoorob RJ. Lung Cancer (LC) and Hepatocellular Cancer (HCC) on the United States (US)-Mexico Border: Facts and Myths.

Levine RS, Mejia MC, Gonzalez S, Walia N, Hennekens CH, Zoorob RJ. Texas Schoolchildren Are Experiencing Alarming Increases in Firearm- related Mortality.

American College of Physicians, Texas Chapter Leadership and Advocacy Day

May 2021

Faustinella F. Improving Health Care Access and Primary Care Services by Expanding Medicaid Eligibility.

Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences (CPPS) Program Mini-Retreat

April 2021

Mejia MC, Zoorob R, Mosqueda M, Sarkar P, Hinh K, Levine RS. Initial Outcomes of a Comprehensive Lung Cancer Screening and Tobacco Cessation Program in a Safety-net System. * People’s Choice Award for Best Synchronous Poster

Mejia MC, Zoorob R, Levine RS, Mosqueda M, Hinh K, Huang X, Staggers K, Hennekens CH. A Cross Sectional Survey of Smoking Patterns during COVID-19 in a Tobacco Cessation and Lung Cancer Screening Program.

Off Script: Combined BCM Narrative Medicine Program & UTHealth McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics

April 2021

Faustinella F. The Headstone.

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring 2021 Meeting

April 2021

Valentine-King MA, Trautner BW, Zoorob RJ, Germanos G, Salemi JL, Gupta K, Grigoryan L. Prescribing for Recurrent UTIs Often Does Not Align with IDSA Guidelines, Study Finds.

Hansen MA, Matas JL, Willis SE, Danek LC, Katta A, Muldrew K, Zare M, Hudson F, Atmar RL, Chou A, Trautner BW, Grigoryan L. Optimizing Urine Collection Represents an Important Stewardship Opportunity in Primary Care.

Valentine-King MA, Trautner BW, Zoorob R, Germanos G, Salemi JL, Gupta K, Grigoryan L. Analysis of Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection Management in Outpatient Settings Reveals Opportunities for Antibiotic Stewardship Interventions.

American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) Scientific Meeting

April 2021

Hirth JM, Berenson AB, Chang M. Prevalence of Genital Human Papillomavirus by Age and Race/Ethnicity among Males.

UTHealth Research Day

April 2021

Walia N, Gonzalez S, Zoorob R. Yoga for Substance Use: A Qualitative Review.

STFM Conference on Medical Student Education

Feb. 2021

Sarkar A, Aggarwal A, Nash S, Zoorob R, Huang W, Grigoryan L. Improving Student Confidence through Electronic Health Record Order Entry. *Blue Ribbon Award for Outstanding Poster

Huang W, Michelfelder A, Power D, Heidelbaugh J. Dr. Faculty Mistreated Me! Medical Student Mistreatment and the Role of the Family Medicine Clerkship Director.

Andry N, Rodriguez M, Huang W. Strategies to Meet LCME Requirements for Directly Observing Students in Clinical Settings and Performing Formative Feedback

Intensive Course in Tropical and Travel Medicine. UTMB

Feb. 2021

McColloster P. Managing a Cholera Epidemic.

McColloster P. How to establish Outpatient Clinics for Immigrants Managed by Immigrants.

BCM Diabetes Update 2020

Dec. 2020

Rustveld L. Diet and Diabetes.

TAFP Annual Session and Primary Care Summit

Nov. 2020

Luc L, Coverdale S, Warwick E, Rode R. Standardizing the Medical Reconciliation Process: Moving from Med Wreck to Med Rec.

Shah N, Rode R, Porter T. “I prefer to watch than to read!” Engaging Diabetic Patients via Educational Videos to Improve Health Outcomes. *Awarded second place.

Okorafor N, Khan R. Assessing and Improving Residents’ Self-efficacy in Research Critique through Implementing a Revised Journal Club.

Association of American Medical Colleges Annual Meeting

Nov. 2020

Huang W, Purkiss J, Eden AR, Appelbaum N. Family Medicine Clerkship Directors’ Handling of Student Mistreatment: Results from a National Survey.

NAPCRG Annual Meeting

Nov. 2020

Liaw W, Khanna N, Jerant A, Zoorob R, Williams-Johnson M. Funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: A Key Strategy for Integrating Public Health and Primary Care.

Texas Pediatric Society

Oct. 2020

Mason A, Gogia S, Gold C, Le B, Maxey C, Moturu A, Muruato L, Patel S, Payne K, Misra S, Aggarwal A. Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies: Addressing Medical Student Knowledge Gaps in Postpartum and Newborn Care. *First place poster

IDWeek Conference

Oct. 2020

Grigoryan L, Van J, Ramsey D, Goebel M, Walder A, Kramer J, Nechodom K, Payel P, Graber C, Lichtenberger P Shukla B, Naik A, Trautner BW. Successful Scale-up of an Intervention to Decrease Unnecessary Urine Cultures Led to Improvements in Antibiotic Use.

Hansen M, Trautner BW, Zoorob R, Germanos G, Alquicia O, Salinas J, Barning K, Mahmood H, Gonzalez M, Fowler M, Grigoryan L. Symptoms and Situations Predispose Patients to Use Antibiotics without Medical Advice.

American Public Health Annual Meeting

Oct. 2020

Lalani R, Levine RS, Hennekens CH, Mejia M, Gonzalez S, Drowos. Racial Inequalities in Assault Mortality Among Women of Childbearing Age and Infants.

Gadela N, Rubenstein A, Mejia M, Gonzalez S, Hennekens CH, Levine RS, Wood SK. Increasing Inequalities in Mortality from Pediatric Asthma.

2020 TAFP Annual Session and Primary Care Summit. (Virtual)

Oct. 2020

Luc L, Coverdale S, Warwick E, Rode R. Standardizing the Medication Reconciliation Process: Moving From Med Wreck To Med Rec.

STFM Practice and Quality Improvement Conference

Sept. 2020

Sidani MA, Wang H. Hypertension Control and Associated Factors in Private Family Medicine Clinic.

Jian P, Wang H, Gonzalez S, Rustveld L, Sidani MA. Creation of an Integrated Multi-Disciplinary Team Model for Obesity Management in a Family Medicine Clinic.

Bhattarai S, Joshi B, Rode R, Shah N, Varadarajan S. Is It Time to Change the Way We Approach Patient Satisfaction? What Patients Desire From Their Health Encounters.

Rode R, Shah N, Shelton G, Porter T, Varadarajan S. E-PIC Project (Promoting Intradepartmental Communication) Utilizing Epic Tools.

Varadarajan S, Barning K. Improving Patient and Provider Satisfaction When Patients Don't Get to See Their PCPs When They Need Medical Care

Varadarajan S, Sarkar A, Nguyen S. Qualitative Study to Elicit Resident Feedback and Perspective on the Quality Improvement/Patient Safety Curriculum.

Same Day Clinic Educational Series

Sept. 2020

States S, Barning K. The AbCs of Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Vaginal Discharge Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment.

General Practice Research on Infections Network

Sept. 2020

Hansen M, Trautner BW, Zoorob R, Germanos G, Alquicia O, Salinas J, Barning K, Mahmood H, Gonzalez M, Fowler M, Grigoryan L. Symptoms and Situations Predispose Patients to use Antibiotics without Medical Advice.

The Academy of Distinguished Educators Virtual Annual Showcase of Educational Scholarship

Sept. 2020

Faustinella F. Correlation Between Empathy and Knowledge: How an Educational Film-Documentary on Homelessness Positively Impacts Learners’ Perceptions. *First place in the category of Learner Outcomes

Texas Pediatric Society Conference

Aug. 2020

Mason A, Gogia S, Gold C, Le B. Maxey C, Moturu A, Muruato L, Patel S, Payne K, Misra S, Aggarwal A. Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies: Addressing Medical Student Knowledge Gaps in Postpartum and Newborn Care. *Awarded best e-poster award for medical education initiative

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference

Aug. 2020

Zare M, Zoorob R, Juneja M, Kowalchuk A, Shah A, Moreno C, Giordano T. A Safety Net System’s Challenges and Efforts to Move the Needle on Opioid Use in Patients.

Mejia MC, Mosqueda M, Gonzalez S, Zoorob R. Harnessing the Synergy of Improvement and Implementation Sciences to Adopt Lung Cancer Screening Practices in Primary Care.

Mejia MC, Zoorob R, Mosqueda M, Gonzalez S. Implementing a Comprehensive Lung Cancer Screening Program in a Safety Net System: Leadership, Successes and Barriers.

Gonzalez SJ, Zoorob R. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Expanding Substance Use Disorder Treatment in an Underserved Majority Latinx Community.

Hansen M, Zoorob R, Gonzalez S. Peer Recovery Support for Minorities with Substance Use Disorders.

Wang H, Zoorob R, Khan F. Evaluation of a Mini-international Family Medicine Fellowship Program by Former Trainees.

Zare M, Juneja M, Zoorob R, Porter T. Food Pharmacy: An Innovative Program to Improve Health and Manage Food Insecurity through Food Rx.

Nietfeld L. Immigrant Medicine: Evaluation of a Preclinical Medical Student Elective.

Shah N, Rode R, Porter T. “I prefer to watch than to read!” Engaging Diabetic Patients via Educational Videos to Improve Health Outcomes.

Aggarwal A, Mohamad M, Salemi JL, Nash S, Warwick W, Danek L, Rode R, Franco A, Jeffcoat D, Ren J, Floyd A, Zoorob RJ. Expanding Training in Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Provider Course through a Supplementary Ultrasound Workshop.

Henry JN Taub & James K Alexander Medical Student Research Symposium

March 2020

Lie M, Julakanti M, Guerrero L, Crawford D, Jaramillo M, Wetterman R, Zhang W. HOMES Clinic Triage, Trauma, and Homelessness: Medical Student Training and Assessment. (Faculty Mentor: Aggarwal A). *Awarded second place

Ren J, Floyd A, Aggarwal A, Sidani M, Zoorob R. Introduction of an OB-GYN Ultrasound Simulations Workshop for Medical Students.

Bhavsar P, Bryant C, Aggarwal A, Khan F, Huang W, Zoorob R. Evaluating the Success of the Pilot Year of the Longitudinal Community Medicine and Primary Care Preclinical Elective.

Le B, Gold C, Muruato L, Gogia S, Patel S, Maxey C, Moturu A, Mason A. Healthy Moms Healthy Babies: Addressing Medical Student Knowledge Gaps in Newborn Care. (Faculty Mentor: Aggarwal A)

STFM Conference on Medical Student Education

March 2020

Sarkar A, Bhavsar P, Lee J, Fu J, Aggarwal A. Closing the Gap in Undergraduate Medical Education: A Primary Care Elective Championed by Medical Students.

Sung A, Slater B, Jamison T, Lee E, Kowalchuk A, Salemi JL, Juneja M, Zoorob R. The Twofer in Cultivating Academic Medicine Interest in Medical Students.

Juneja M, Prasad S, Resnick K, Ezzell L, Hoch C. Evaluating Medical Student Knowledge and Attitudes in Social Determinants of Health Using an Innovative Tool.

Society of Health Care Epidemiology of America Conference

March 2020

Grigoryan L, Goebel M, Willis S, Danek L, Matas J, Zare M, Hudson F, Atmar R, Trautner BW. Creating an Outpatient-Specific Antibiogram to Guide Treatment for Urinary Tract Infections.

Grigoryan L, Germanos G, Zoorob R, Sidani M, Zaire M, Goebel M, Trautner BW. Effectiveness of Antibiotic Stewardship Intervention for Urinary Tract Infections in Primary Care: A Difference in Differences Study.

Goebel M, Trautner BW, Wang Y, Van J, Dillon L, Patel P, Drekonja DM, Graber C, Shukla B, Lichtenberger P, Helfrich C, Sales A, Grigoryan L. It’s a Whale of a Problem: The ORCA (Organizational Readiness to Change Assessment) Highlights Differential Readiness for Antibiotic Stewardship across Organizations.

Alquicira O, Trautner BW, Nash S, Goebel M, Salinas J, Grigoryan L. A Conceptual Framework for Understanding How and Why People Take Antibiotics Without a Prescription.

Sixth Decennial International Conference on Healthcare Associated Infections

March 2020

Grigoryan L, Germanos G, Zoorob R, Sidani M, Wang H, Zare M, Goebel M, Trautner B. Effectiveness of Antibiotic Stewardship Intervention for Urinary Tract Infections in Primary Care: A Difference in Differences Study.

Third Annual Texas Medical Center Antimicrobial Resistance Research & Stewardship Conference

Jan. 2020

Grigoryan L, Germanos G, Zoorob R, Sidani M, Wang H, Zare M, Goebel M, Trautner BW. Effectiveness of Antibiotic Stewardship Intervention for Urinary Tract Infections in Primary Care: A Difference in Differences Study.

Goebel M, Trautner BW, Wang Y, Van J, Dillon L, Patel P, Drekonja DM, Graber C, Shukla B, Lichtenberger P, Helfrich C, Sales A, Grigoryan L. It’s a Whale of a Problem: The ORCA (Organizational Readiness to Change Assessment) Highlights Differential Readiness for Antibiotic Stewardship across Organizations.

Grigoryan L, Goebel M, Willis S, Danek LCK, Matas J, Kachalia N, Katta A, Muldrew, Zare M, Hudson F, Atmar RL, Trautner BW. Creating an Outpatient-Specific Antibiogram to Guide Treatment for Urinary Tract Infections.

Alquicira O, Trautner BW, Nash S, Goebel M, Salinas J, Grigoryan L. A Conceptual Framework for Understanding How and Why People Take Antibiotics Without a Prescription.