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Updates from the 2017 National SGIM and ACTS Annual Meeting


At the 2017 National Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) meeting and the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) meeting, Dr. Karen Freund’s research team and mentees had the opportunity to present their recent research topics.

Poster presentations included:

  • Patients’ Perspectives on Reasons for Readmission by Amy LeClair, PhD and Jana Leary, MD
  • Patient Characteristics Associated with Leaving a Usual Source of Care Despite Improved Insurance Coverage After Massachusetts Health Reform by Dr. Elena Byhoff, MD, MSc
  • Stakeholder and Community Engagement in Early Stage Translational Science by Amy LeClair, PhD
  • Documenting ADAPT: The growth of a community-research collaborative by Amy LeClair, PhD
  • Developing a Predictive Model for Preventable Medicine Readmissions by Stacy Schwartz, MD and Mike Trautwein, MD

Oral presentations included:

  • Racial Differences in Insurance Stability after Health Insurance Reform by Karen Freund MD MPH
  • Health Insurance Reform Differentially Affected Blood Pressure Outcomes and Disparities by Nancy Kressin PhD
  • Delayed Rewarming for Neuroprotection in Infants Following Congenital Heart Surgery: A Safety Study by Alexa Craig MD

Dr. Karen Freund also spoke at the SGIM Special Symposium, entitled “Maintaining Resilience and Grit in a General Medicine Research Career.”