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CME Article: Integration of Sex and Gender Minority Standardized Patients into a Workshop on Gender-Inclusive Patient Care: Exploring Medical Student Perspectives

Sarah E. Stumbar, MD, MPH, Nana Aisha Garba, MD, PhD, MPH, MariaSyl de la Cruz, MD, Prasad Bhoite, MPH, Emiri Uchiyama, MD

Original Article

Perceptions, Coping Strategies, and Mental Health of Residents during COVID-19

Michael A. DeDonno, PhD, Allison H. Ferris, MD, Andreea Molnar, MD, Henry M. Haire, MD, Sachin S. Sule, MD, Charles H. Hennekens, MD, Sarah K. Wood, MD

Original Article

Effects of the COVID-19 Crisis on Resident Well-Being in a Community Teaching Hospital

Camila Heluey, MD, Joseph Bahgat, MD, Josette Hartnett, MPH, Suzanne J. Rose, MS, PhD, Rebecca B. Newman, MD, Forugh Homayounrooz, MD

Original Article

Utilization of an Internal Medicine Triaging Resident in the Emergency Department Reduces Preventable Admissions and Improves Trainee Experiences

Saad Saffo, MD, Benjamin Rodwin, MD, Robert Dalton, MSN, Asim Tarabar, MD, Naseema Merchant, MD

Original Article

Virtual Residency Interviews during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Applicant’s Perspective

Esther Lee, BS, Samantha Terhaar, BS, Leyn Shakhtour, BS, Eleanor Gerhard, BS, Margaret Patella, BS, Rohan Singh, , Philip E. Zapanta, MD

Original Article

Does Finding Cecal Adenoma Increase the Risk of Discovering More and Advanced Adenomas in the Remainder of the Colon?

Mahum Nadeem, MD, Pratyusha Parava, M MD, Hussein Bitar, MD, Muhammad Hanafi, MD, Sultan Mahmood, MD, Rabia Saleem, MD, Mohammad F. Madhoun, MD, MS

Original Article

CME Article: Predictors of Nonadherence to Colorectal Cancer Screening among Hospitalized Women

Nejib S. Siraj, MD, Regina Kauffman, BA, Waseem Khaliq, MD, MPH

Original Article

Impact of a Hemoglobin Trigger Communication Tool on Perioperative Transfusion in Cardiac Surgery

Eslam A. Fouda, MD, Patricia Narciso, DO, J. Ross Renew, MD, Steven B. Porter, MD, Eduardo S. Rodrigues, MD

Original Article

Factors Affecting Neurological Presentation and Severity in Pediatric Off-Highway Vehicle Accidents in Texas

Jairo A. Fonseca, MD, Gustavo Guerrero, MD, Marie Leiner, PhD, Ohmed Khilji, MD, Lyca Intal, , Lisa Ayoub-Rodriguez, MD, Indu Pathak, MD

Original Article

Fetal Maturation and Intrauterine Survival in Asian American Women by Ethnicity

Deepa Dongarwar, MS, Sitratullah O. Maiyegun, MD, Korede K. Yusuf, MBBS, MPH, Dania E. Al Agili, DrPH, Hamisu M. Salihu, MD, PhD

Original Article

Exploring the Patient Experience with Patient-Reported Outcomes: A Qualitative, Multistakeholder Study

Shehzad K. Niazi, MD, Alexandra J. Greenberg-Worisek, PhD, MPH, Jennifer Smith, MFA, Allison Matthews, M.Arch, Patricia (Patty) Boyum, MHI, Lisa Nordan, MBA-IT, Emily Brennan, MPH, Aaron Spaulding, PhD, Andrea Cheville, MD


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