May 5, 2020

SMJ : May 2020 Vol. 113, No. 05

The Southern Medical Journal 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.

Midnight Report: A Novel Faculty-Guided Night Curriculum to Enhance Resident Nighttime Education
Jawad Al-Khafaji, MD, MSHA, Venkata Rajesh Konjeti, MD, Stephanie Call, MD, MSPH

Does Formal Training in Medical Education and Professional Development Lead to Better Career Outcomes for Clinician Educators?
Amar Kohli, MD, MS, Maggie Benson, MD, MS, Alexandra Mieczkowski, MD, MS, Carla Spagnoletti, MD, MS, Doris Rubio, PhD, Melissa McNeil, MD, Rosanne Granieri, MD

Virtue Ethics and the Physician: Aristotle’s Burnout Antidote?
Carolyn Ann Smith, MD, MPH

Perceived Barriers to Contraceptive Access and Acceptance among Reproductive-Age Women Receiving Opioid Agonist Therapy in Northeast Tennessee
Edward Leinaar, MPH, Bill Brooks, DrPH, Leigh Johnson, MD, MPH, Arsham Alamian, PhD, MSc

Keeping Children Safe at Home: Parent Perspectives to Firearms Safety Education Delivered by Pediatric Providers
Annalyn S. DeMello, MPH, RN, Eric H. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH, Brian Whitaker, PA, David E. Wesson, MD, Bindi J. Naik-Mathuria, MD, MPH

Geographic Variations of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Late-Stage Diagnosis of Childhood Cancer in Texas
Niaz Morshed, PhD, Kelly Haskard-Zolnierek, PhD, F. Benjamin Zhan, PhD

National Estimates of Noncanine Bite and Sting Injuries Treated in US Hospital Emergency Departments, 2011–2015
Dariusz Hareza, MD, Ricky Langley, MD, PhD, Marilyn Goss Haskell, DVM, MPH, Katherine King, MPH

Frequency of Animal Leptospirosis in the Southern United States and the Implications for Human Health
Tyann Blessington, PhD, MPH, Anna P. Schenck, PhD, MSPH, Jay F. Levine, DVM, MPH

A Retrospective Study of Students Referred to a Psychiatric Clinic at a College Counseling Center in Appalachia
Brittani Lowe, MD, Kristina Bryant-Melvin, MD, Mark Peterson, MD, Nafeeza Hussain, MD, MPH, Suzanne Holroyd, MD

CME Article: Frequency of Care Fragmentation and Its Impact on Outcomes in Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis in a Nationally Representative Sample
Emad Qayed, MD, MPH, Ramzi Mulki, MD

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