Events

The Society of General Internal Medicine held its 2022 Annual Meeting last week, April 6–9. It was the first in-person meeting held since 2019. Our faculty were among the leaders sharing expertise. A brief rundown of activities is below.

(L-R) Drs. Anders Chen, Geetanjali Chander, Amy Kennedy, and Judith Tsui pause for a photo while perusing posters. Photo courtesy of Geetanjali Chander.
(L-R) Drs. Anders Chen, Geetanjali Chander, Amy Kennedy, and Judith Tsui pause for a photo while perusing posters. Photo courtesy of Geetanjali Chander.
Anders Chen led a SGIM leadership pre-session and co-led a symposium on telehealth equity, an interest group on health policy, and a workshop on “Implementing High-Quality Primary Care for Generalists.” He co-authored two posters, gave an oral abstract on vaccinations, and was the keynote speaker for the Leadership in Health Policy Program lunch.

 

Paul Cornia and Kay Johnson were among the instructors for the clinical update on perioperative medicine. Associate Professor Johnson also co-led the workshop “How to be a Successful Reviewer” and hosted the interest group “Perioperative Medicine/Medical Consultation”

Professor Thomas Staiger co-authored a poster and co-led the pre-session “SGIM Leadership in Health Policy (LEAHP) Program 101 and 201” before going on to lead the “Academic Physician Administrators and Leaders” interest group.

Yihan Yang co-led the pre-session “TEACH 201,” hosted the interest group on “Clinician-Educator Training Tracks in Medical Education,” and co-led the workshops “It’s Not ‘for the Birds’: Tips for Using Twitter for Faculty Development,” “Small group teaching: Tips for best practice,” and “‘Break It to Me’: Soliciting and Receiving Feedback.”

Additional interest groups, oral presentations, clinical updates, and workshops were expertly led or co-authored by Lauren Beste, Nancy Connolly, Stefanie Deeds, John Geyer, Lisa Inouye, Meghan Kiefer, Adelaide McClintock, Karin Nelson, Ashok Reddy, Jeffrey Redinger, William Weppner, David A. Williams, and Christopher Wong.

Assistant Professor Stefanie Deeds and Resident Terrence Liu stand in front of their poster at the 2022 SGIM Meeting
Assistant Professor Stefanie Deeds and Resident Terrence Liu stand in front of their poster at the 2022 SGIM Meeting
Posters were co-authored and submitted by Collette Abbott, Ryan Abe, Gabrielle Berger, Daniel Cabrera, Stefanie Deeds, John GeyerAnna GolobMargaret Gray, Amy Kennedy, Joshua Liao, Karin Nelson, Cassedy Mahrer Owen, Linnaea Schuttner, Rashmi Sharma, Toby Sinton, Judith Tsui, Elizabeth Westling, Stephanie Wheeler, and Joyce Wipf.

 

Finally, many of our faculty joined more than 200 other medical professionals at a rally to protest Florida’s anti-gay legislation, popularly called “Don’t Say Gay.”