Highlights of recent faculty research.

When Should Medicare Mandate Participation In Alternative Payment Models?

Liao JM, Pauly MV, Navathe AS. Health Aff (Millwood). 2020 Feb;39(2):305-309. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2019.00570. PMID: 32011936.

When Can Intermediate Outcomes Be Used as Surrogate Outcomes?

DeMets DL, Psaty BM, Fleming TR. JAMA. 2020 Feb 27. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.1176. PMID: 32105291.

Racial Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Mortality: The Role of Endoscopy Wait-Time and Stage at Diagnosis

Issaka RB, Li L, Fedorenko C, Ko CW, Inadomi JM, Ramsey SD. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2020 Feb 12. doi: 10.1007/s40615-020-00721-x. PMID: 32052305.

 

Predictive Accuracy of a Polygenic Risk Score Compared With a Clinical Risk Score for Incident Coronary Heart Disease

Mosley JD, Gupta DK, Tan J, Yao J, Wells QS, Shaffer CM, Kundu S, Robinson-Cohen C, Psaty BM, Rich SS, Post WS, Guo X, Rotter JI, Roden DM, Gerszten RE, Wang TJ. JAMA. 2020 Feb 18;323(7):627-635. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.21782. PMID: 32068817.

 

Pragmatic vs Explanatory Trials

Fernandes A, Bartlett ES, Nichol G. JAMA Cardiol. 2020 Feb 19. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2019.6111. PMID: 32074239.

Plasma Ceramides and Sphingomyelins in Relation to Atrial Fibrillation Risk: The Cardiovascular Health Study

Jensen PN, Fretts AM, Hoofnagle AN, Sitlani CM, McKnight B, King IB, Siscovick DS, Psaty BM, Heckbert SR, Mozaffarian D, Sotoodehnia N, Lemaitre RN. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Feb 18;9(4):e012853. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.119.012853. Epub 2020 Feb 5. PMID: 32019406.

 

Online Module Builds Skills for Internal Medicine Interns in Responding to Emotions During Complex Serious Illness Conversations

Gibbon LM, Hurd CJ, Merel SE. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Feb 11. pii: S0885-3924(20)30075-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.02.002. PMID: 32058010.

Neutropenia Is an Underrecognized Finding in Pediatric Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases: An Analysis of the United States Immunodeficiency Network Registry

Michniacki TF, Connelly JA, Sturza J, Merz LE, Marsh R, Dale D, Garabedian E, Walkovich K. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2020 Feb 11. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000001744. PMID: 32049770.

Delays in recognition of the need for telephone-assisted CPR due to caller descriptions of chief complaint

Stangenes SR, Painter IS, Rea TD, Meischke H. Resuscitation. 2020 Feb 20;149:82-86. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2020.02.013. PMID: 32088255.

Clinical Teaching Champions - An Innovative Approach to Enhancing Clinical Education and the Careers of Clinician Educators

Morrison, A., Mookherjee, S. (2020) SGIM Forum 43 (2): 12-13.