Oral Presentations

“CAP” IT AT 5 DAYS: IMPLEMENTATION OF A HOUSE STAFF-LED PNEUMONIA ANTIBIOTIC STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM

Background: Pneumonia is the fourth most common cause of hospital admissions in the United States and the eighth most expensive condition, accounting for over $9.5 billion annually in inpatient costs alone. Multiple clinical trials have [...]

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A HOSPITALIST CO-MANAGEMENT MODEL FOR AN ADDICTION RECOVERY UNIT

Background:  Opiate, alcohol and polysubstance abuse are increasingly recognized for their catastrophic consequences on the health of populations across demographic groups.  Inpatient management of polysubstance use or dependence is often a crucial aspect of appropriate [...]

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EFFECTIVENESS OF A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTORY BEDSIDE ULTRASOUND COURSE WITH PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT AT A LARGE TERTIARY CARE MEDICAL CENTER

Background: A growing body of evidence supports the use of point of care ultrasound increasingly as augmentation of the physical exam and clinical decision making. The literature also supports that trainees, both medical students and [...]

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WHAT MATTERS MOST: PROVIDERS LEARN FROM PATIENTS’ LETTER ADVANCE DIRECTIVES

Background: Advance care planning can be challenging for both patients and providers.  Barriers to understanding patients’ goals of care include patient and provider discomfort with the topic, as well as family and cultural dynamics.  The [...]

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