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OCTOBER 2023    Volume 106, Number 9


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William Binder, MD

Associate Editors
Kenneth S. Korr, MD
George Bayliss, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori


Publication Requirements
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
Commentary Guide
Letters to the Editor Guide
Images in Medicine Guide
Videos in Medicine Guide

Guest Editor
Staci A. Fischer, MD
[48-page PDF]

Introduction to the Medical Education Issue:
Showcasing Innovations and Initiatives in Undergraduate, Graduate Medical Education

Staci A. Fischer, MD

A Challenging Future Ahead for Undergraduate Medical Education
B. Star Hampton, MD

The Office of Belonging, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Warren Alpert Medical School:
Aligning Goals, Programming, and Outcomes for Health Equity

Anne Vera Cruz, PhD; Joseph Diaz, MD, MPH; Tracey Guthrie, MD;
Dioscaris Garcia,
PhD; Patricia Poitevien, MD, MSc

A Community-engaged Curriculum at Alpert Medical School:
Centering Patient Communities in Medical Education

Julia Noguchi, DrPH, MPH; Anita Knopov, MD; Nicole Bencie, BA;
Thais Salazar Mather
, PhD; Dana Chofay, MD; Sarita Warrier, MD;
Steven Rougas, MD, MS

An Integrative Approach to Addressing Medical Student Mistreatment
and Promoting Student Well-Being

Rory Merritt, MD, MEHP; Kelly Holder, PhD; Roxanne Vrees, MD

Cross-cultural Comparison of an American and a Taiwanese Medical School
with Longstanding Institutional Ties

John C. Lin, ScB; Sophia L. Song, ScB, MD; Shyh-Jou Shieh, MD, PhD;
Chun Hei Antonio Cheung, PhD; Hsiang-Chin Hsu, MD; C. James Sung, MD;
Paul B. Greenberg, MD, MPH

Specialties with Few Underrepresented Applicants Lack Diversity Information
on Residency Websites

Megan M. Tran, BS; Jessica Hong; Lawrence Huang, BS; Kenny Chang, BS;
Adrian Lee, BS; Sara D. Ragi, MS; John Kawaoka, MD

Barriers to Buprenorphine Prescribing Among Attending Physicians in an Academic
Residency Program – Implications for Increased Buprenorphine Usage

Ella van Deventer, BA; Daniel Antonson, BS; Jon Soske, PhD; Meghan Geary, MD;
Rahul Vanjani, MD

Multiple Hospital In-Situ Mass Casualty Incident Training Simulation
for Emergency Medicine Residents: A Sarin Bomb Scenario

Nicholas J. Musisca, MD, MA, FACEP; Heather Rybasack-Smith, MD, MPH;
Andrew Musits, MD, MS; Gianna Petrone, DO, MS; Rachel S. Wightman, MD;
Jessica L. Smith, MD; Linda L. Brown, MD, MSCE; John L. Foggle, MD

Robotic Simulation in Urologic Surgery
Brittany D. Berk, MD; Vincent D. D’Andrea, MD; Jacob M. Modest, MD;
Daniel A. Wollin, MD, MS

Arthroscopic Simulation in Orthopaedic Surgery Training
Edward J. Testa, MD; Jacob M. Modest, MD; Rory A. Byrne, BA; Brett D. Owens, MD;
Raymond Hsu, MD

Evaluation of Racial and Ethnic Disparities of Naloxone Uptake
among Harm Reduction Clients in Rhode Island

Erin Brown, MPH; Sarah Ogundare, MPH; Sarah Edwards, CCHW, CPRS;
Nya Reichley, MPA; Stacy Levin, CCHW, CPRS; Dennis Bailer, CCHW, QPTC;
Raynald Joseph; Katharine Howe, MPH

Vital Statistics

Early Cadaver Lab Exposure Increases Motivation to Pursue Medical Careers
in High School Students

David F. Painter, BS; Kyla Dewar, MD

We Are Read Everywhere
Keene, New Hampshire

RIMS News     [2-page pdf]
Working for You Advocacy Calendar

In the News     [6-page pdf]
Alpert Medical School to end participation in U.S. News ranking

RI delegation announces $500,000 to prevent youth substance use

Governor McKee, EOHHS, partners announce wound care pilot program

Deadline nears for RI Foundation medical research grants
Grant deadline: October 20, 2023

Rhode Island remains a vaccination leader nationwide for adolescents

Lifespan hosts its 30th Annual Research Day Oct. 5th

RI suicide and crisis line calls increase by more than 50 percent since 988 launch

CardioPulmonary Vascular Biology COBRE administrative supplement funded $1M

Construction begins on Butler Hospital’s renovated Short Stay Unit

Rhode Island joins national PSYPACT program

People/Places    [5-page pdf]
Mouhanad M. El Othmani, MD, joins Joint Replacement Center at University Orthopedics

BCBSRI earns 4.5 out of 5 rating from National Committee for Quality Assurance

RIMS Honorees recognized at 2023 member Convivium
AMA Immediate Past President Dr. Jack Resneck, Jr., featured speaker

South County Hospital receives 5-Star rating from CMS

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island certifies 37 new LGBTQ Safe Zones

VNA of Care New England–Hospice earns superior performer award

Brown Surgical, Miriam gain national accreditation from American College of Surgeons
for rectal cancer care

Northeast Orthotics & Prosthetics Donates Prosthetics to TSA Cares Training Program at TF Green
Appliances will be used to train TSA agents to better support amputees during screening

Meals on Wheels of RI teams with Point32Health to provide no cost, healthy meals
for expectant mothers at W&I

The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI host ribbon-cutting ceremony
to celebrate new office location

OBITUARIES    [1-page pdf]
Richard F. Judkins, MD
Albert F. Marz, Jr., DO

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