January 12, 2021
SMJ : January 2021 Vol. 114, No. 01
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.
Ramin Walter Parsa-Parsi, MD, MPH
Alexis A. Dieter, MD, Marcella Willis-Gray, MD, Erin T. Carey, MD, MSCR
Does Medical Students’ High Expression of Empathy Correlate with Their Choice of Primary Care Residencies?
Joseph Park, MD, Benjamin Blatt, MD, Larrie Greenberg, MD
Cassi Smola, MD, Nipam Shah, MBBS, MPH, Kathy Monroe, MD
Using a Hybrid Lecture and Small-Group Standardized Patient Case to Teach the Inclusive Sexual History and Transgender Patient Care
Sarah E. Stumbar, MD, MPH, Nana Aisha Garba, MD, PhD, Maria Stevens, MD, Elizabeth Gray, MD, Emiri Uchimaya, MD, Prasad Bhoite, MPH
CME Article: Historical Alternans in the Emergency Department (H.A.t.E.D.) for Pain: An Analysis of Patient Pain Descriptors to Attending and Trainee Clinicians
Brandon M. Carius, DSc, MPAS, PA-C, Michael D. April, MD, PhD, Craig S. Pedersen, MD, Steve G. Schauer, DO, MS
Alexander Sabre, MD, Giovanni Sisti, MD, Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH
Early Initiation of Combination Feeding among Latina Mothers in the Deep South: Perspectives for Clinicians
Jennifer Mandelbaum, MPH, Anna Mesa, MSPH, Maryam Alhabas, MSPH, Christine E. Blake, PhD, RD
Do Geographic Region, Pathologic Chronicity, and Hospital Affiliation Affect Access to Care Among Medicaid- and Privately Insured Foot and Ankle Surgery Patients?
Charles Pitts, MD, Haley McKissack, MD, Bradley Alexander, BS, Mohit Jain, MD, Jun Kit He, MD, Aaradhana Jha, MD, Amit Momaya, MD, Ashish Shah, MD
Elizabeth R. Pfoh, PhD, MPH, Russell Flench, MDes, N. Homa Varghai, MD, Michelle King, , Leslie J. Heinberg, PhD
Mary K. Stuart, PharmD, BCPS, Sarah B. Blackwell, PharmD, BCCCP, Hillary B. Holder, PharmD, BCPS, Elizabeth L. Wood, PharmD, Jessica A. Starr, PharmD, BCPS
Ahmed Abdalazim Dafallah Albashir, MBBS, MSc