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The Internal Medicine Center serves as a critical resource for the community by providing patients of all backgrounds and needs the primary care they need to pursue their own best health.

 

The IMC is certified as a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home

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Video for New Interns and Residents posted

Before seeing the first patient, and after basic EPIC training, we recommend all incoming interns and residents to view this video created by 2017 outgoing residents. You will learn smart phrases that organize and create a high quality note and work flows that will make you more efficient from day one. This resource is also recommended for all clinicians seeing patients in the IMC. There is even a primer on macros and billing. Find the video here.

 

Didactics

Didactics Sessions

8:00-8:30 AM

What are Didactic Sessions?

How should I Prepare for Didactic Sessions?

When and Where?

Didactic Cases are specially written to introduce you to the key elements of the diagnosis and treatment of 10-12 of the most common conditions you are likely to see in the Internal Medicine Center practice. The cases include a real life presentation for the condition with questions that lead you through all relevant issues of diagnosis and treatment. Links are provided to critical and current evidence-based guidelines

This page contains a calendar and links to access all cases. If you are the lead or back up presenter, be prepared to read the case and guide the group through answering the questions.

Even if you are not leading, work through all the questions ahead of the session using the guideline links provided.

Ready to see the Case? Click on the Case Name in the Calendar to Download a Case.

All Didactic Sessions are held in the Bullpen, or staffing area, in the IMC. Sessions start promptly at 8:00 so plan to be settled and ready to start  before then.

Leaders,  text your back up presenter if you know you will not be there on time.

April Didactic Schedule

May Didactic Schedule

June Didactic Schedule

Tues, April 3     IMC Didactic Case on Low Back Pain with ACP/APS Guidelines   Presenter: Wei Wang  Back Up: Mansur Asaad

Wed, April 4    IMC Didactic Case on Diabetes     Everyone should be prepared to present

Thurs, April 5   IMC Didactic Case on Heart Failure     Presenter: Yesha Patel    Back Up: Wei Wang

Tues, April 10    IMC Didactic Case on Preventative Medicine    Presenter: Adarsh Sidda   Back Up: Mansur Asaad

Wed, April 11    IMC Didactic Case on Depression     Presenter: Kamal Dayal   Back Up: Bahar Moftakhar

Thurs, April 12  IMC Didactic Case on Hypertension with 2017 ACC/AHA Guidelines   Presenter: Peyman Adeli Sardo Back Up: Kamal Dayal

Tues, April 17    IMC Didactic Case on COPD with GOLD Guideline review     Presenter: Mansur Asaad        Back Up: Megan Bielawski

Wed, April 18    IMC Pharmacy Didactic Case on Warfarin      Everyone should be ready to present

Thurs, April 19 IMC Didactic Case on GERD           Presenter: Chris Muse    Back Up: Yesha Patel

Tues, April 24    IMC Didactic Case on Irritable Bowel/ Fibromyalgia     Presenter: Yesha Patel    Back Up: Megan Bielawski

Wed, April 25  IMC Didactic Case on Anxiety and Panic Disorder    Presenter: Megan Bielawski      Back-Up: Peyman Adeli Sardo

Thurs, April 26 IMC Didactic Case on Asthma with review of NHLBI Guidelines     Presenter: Bahar Moftakhar Back Up: Peyman Adeli Sardo

 

 

There is One Self Study Case for the month of April. Be sure to download and review it on your own.

                        IMC Self Study IMC Self Study Case on Headache

 

Tues, May 1      IMC Didactic Case on Low Back Pain with ACP/APS Guidelines   Presenter: Teja Pasupneti  Back Up: Frank Zurfley

Wed, May 2    IMC Didactic Case on Diabetes     Everyone should be prepared to present

Thurs, May 3   IMC Didactic Case on Heart Failure     Presenter: Rashdi Ahmed   Back Up: Dan O'Neal

Tues, May 8     IMC Didactic Case on Preventative Medicine    Presenter: Kavita Shah   Back Up: Rashdi Ahmed

Wed, May 9     IMC Didactic Case on Depression     Presenter: Dan O'Neal       Back Up: Chris Tanayan

Thurs, May 10  IMC Didactic Case on Hypertension with 2017 ACC/AHA Guidelines       Presenter: Chris Tanayan        Back Up: Kavita Shah

Tues, May 15     IMC Didactic Case on COPD with GOLD Guideline review      Presenter: Frank Zurfley       Back Up: Chris Tanayan

Wed, May 16    IMC Pharmacy Didactic Case on Warfarin     Everyone should be ready to present

Thurs, May 17   IMC Didactic Case on GERD           Presenter: Senyo Agidi        Back Up: Dan O'Neal

Tues, May 22   IMC Didactic Case on Irritable Bowel/ Fibromyalgia     Presenter: Julia Lantry   Back Up: Frank Zurfley

Wed, May 23  IMC Didactic Case on Anxiety and Panic Disorder    Presenter: Teja Pasupneti     Back-Up: Julia Lantry

Thurs, May 24 IMC Didactic Case on Asthma with review of NHLBI Guidelines     Presenter: Frank Zurfley Back Up: Teja Pasupneti

Thurs, May 29  IMC Didactic Case on Headache        Presenter: Dan O'Neal      Back Up: Julia Lantry

 

 

 

Please Note:

 

All Didactics sessions  run from 8:00-8:30 AM

Tues, June 5  IMC Didactic Case on Low Back Pain with ACP/APS Guidelines   Presenter: Matt Steinlage  Back Up: Ted Wright

Wed, June 6   IMC Didactic Case on Diabetes   All residents should review the case for participation.

Thurs, June 7   IMC Didactic Case on Heart Failure     Presenter: Scott Hoffman          Back Up: Jessa Tunacao

Tues, June 12  IMC Didactic Case on Preventative Medicine    Presenter: Ted Wright     Back Up: Scott Hoffman

Wed, June 13  IMC Didactic Case on Depression   Presenter: Kristin Home  Back Up: Ted Wright

Thurs, June 14   IMC Didactic Case on Hypertension with JNC 8 and ATP4 reviews   Presenter: Jessa Tunacao        Back Up: Kristin Hom

Tues, June 19 IMC Didactic Case on COPD with GOLD Guideline review   Presenter: Rahul Dasgupta     Back Up: Matt Steinlage

Wed, June 20   IMC Pharmacy Didactic Case on Warfarin   All residents should review the case for participation.

Thurs, June 21 IMC Didactic Case on GERD   Presenter: Nick Raspovic Back Up: Rahul Dasgupta

Tues, June 26 IMC Didactic Case on Irritable Bowel Syndrome/ Fibromyalgia   Presenter:  Matt Steinlage   Back Up: Rahul Dasgupta

Wed, June 27  IMC Didactic Case on Anxiety and Panic Disorder                  Presenter: Rahul Dasgupta    Back Up: Nick Raspovic

Thurs, June 28 IMC Didactic Didactic Case on Asthma with review of NHLBI Guidelines Presenter: Nick Raspovic    Back Up: Matt Steinlage

 

 

There is one Self Study Cases for the month of June. Be sure to download and review it on your own.

                          IMC Didactic Case Case on Headache

 

 

 

Ambulatory Skills

FIND SMARTPHRASES AND EFFICIENCY TIPS HERE TO IMPROVE YOUR CARE

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Population Medicine

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Team

Team members communicate core goals of care and use back up behaviors to get them done.

 

Patient Engagement

We use new ways of effectively activating patients for their own disease management.

 

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The IMC is certified as a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home