SMJ : February 2021 Vol. 114, No. 02 - Southern Medical Association

February 4, 2021

SMJ : February 2021 Vol. 114, No. 02

The Southern Medical Journal(SMJ) is the official, peer-reviewed journal of the Southern Medical Association. It has a multidisciplinary and inter-professional focus that covers a broad range of topics relevant to physicians and other healthcare specialists, including medicine; surgery; women’s and children’s health; mental health; emergency and disaster medicine; public health and environmental medicine; bioethics and medical education; and quality health care, patient safety, and best practices.

Percentage of Black Population and Primary Care Shortage Areas Associated with Higher COVID-19 Case and Death Rates in Georgia Counties

Peter T. Baltrus, PhD, Megan Douglas, JD, Chaohua Li, MPH, Lee S. Caplan, MD, MPH, PhD, Mitchell Blount, MPH, Dominic Mack, MD, Anne H. Gaglioti, MD, MS

Attended Automated Office Blood Pressure Measurement Versus Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in a Primary Healthcare Setting in Chile

Luis Michea, MD, PhD, Luis Toro, MD, PhD, Natali Alban, MD, Daisy Contreras, MSc, Patricia Morgado, MSc, Melanie Paccot, MD, Maria Cristina Escobar, MD, Eduardo Lorca, MD

Young Adult Males’ Perspectives of Male Hormonal Contraception

Megan R. Sax, MD, Emily G. Hurley, MD, Rocco A. Rossi, MD, MA, Suruchi Thakore,MD, Abhinav Hasija, PhD, Julie Sroga-Rios, MD

Improving Fecal Immunochemical Testing Rates for Colon Cancer Screening in the Outpatient Setting

We’am Hussain, MD, William Aurand, DO, Nneoma Onuorah, MBBS, Gabrielle Krstevski, DO, Ronald Markert, PhD, Kerianne Springer, MD, Sangeeta Agrawal, MD

High Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus and Mental Illness Among Victims of Sudden Death

Murrium I. Sadaf, MD, Marie Caldwell, MD, Laura A. Young, MD, Mojtaba Mirzaei, MD, MPH, Sarah Chen, MD, Golsa Joodi, MD, MPH, Feng-Chang Lin, PhD, Yunhan Wu, BS, Ross J. Simpson, MD, PhD

Maternity Units in Rural Hospitals in North Carolina: Successful Models for Staffing and Structure

Martha Carlough, MD, MPH, Ellen Chetwynd, PhD, MPH, Sarah Muthler, MS, Cristen Page, MD, MPH

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis: Preoperative Vedolizumab and Postoperative Complications in Patients with IBD

Zain Moosvi, MD, Jacqueline T. Duong, BS, Matthew L. Bechtold, MD, Douglas L. Nguyen, MD

Using a Resident-Led School Outreach Program to Improve Knowledge of All-Terrain Vehicle Safety

Kristyn Jeffries, MD, A. Reid Burks, MD, Michele Nichols, MD, Julie Farmer, RN, Nipam Shah, MBBS, MPH, Charles A. Jennissen, MD, Gerene M. Denning, PhD, Kathy Monroe, MD, MSQI

CME Article: Supporting Trainees by Addressing Inappropriate Behaviors by Patients

Karla E. Williams, MD, Monica L. Baskin, PhD, Amanda L. Brito, MD, Sejong Bae, PhD, Lisa L. Willett, MD, MACM

Integrating Women’s Health Education into the Internal Medicine Residency Program Curriculum

Sneha Shrivastava, MD, Anshul Gandhi, PhD, Abby L. Spencer, MD, MS

Nutrition Education in Family Medicine Residency Training

Jeannie C. Sykes, PhD, MPH, Kehinde Eniola, MD, MPH, Jordan Shirley, DO, Kiersten Mullis, DO