SMJ : January 2021 Vol. 114, No. 01 - Southern Medical Association

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.

Physician Well-Being and Medical Ethics

Ramin Walter Parsa-Parsi, MD, MPH

Opioid Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology Training Programs

Alexis A. Dieter, MD, Marcella Willis-Gray, MD, Erin T. Carey, MD, MSCR

Examining Pediatric Residency Voting Practices

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

Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio and Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratio in Twins Compared with Singletons

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

Patients Desire Personalized, Specific, and Continuous Advice on Weight Management

Elizabeth R. Pfoh, PhD, MPH, Russell Flench, MDes, N. Homa Varghai, MD, Michelle King, , Leslie J. Heinberg, PhD

Efficacy and Safety of Nonvitamin K Oral Anticoagulants following Cardiac Valve Replacement

Mary K. Stuart, PharmD, BCPS, Sarah B. Blackwell, PharmD, BCCCP, Hillary B. Holder, PharmD, BCPS, Elizabeth L. Wood, PharmD, Jessica A. Starr, PharmD, BCPS