January 2018, Volume 111 - Issue 1

Dietary and Nutrition Recommendations in Pediatric Primary Care: A Call to Action

Sayward E. Harrison, PhD, Deborah Greenhouse, MD

Abstract: Abstract: Rapid increases in childhood obesity reflect widespread changes in diet and physical activity, which are of significant concern because obesity increases a child’s risk for negative health outcomes and frequently creates a pathway to adult obesity. Diet and...

(pp 12-17)

E-Cigarette Toxicity?

Gulay Tegin, MD, Hema Madhuri Mekala, MD, Simrat Kaur Sarai, MD, Steven Lippmann, MD

Abstract: Abstract: Tobacco smoking is the most preventable cause of morbidity and mortality. In just a few short years, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have become increasingly popular, especially for younger individuals. Many people believe that e-cigarettes are safe. The...

(pp 35-38)

Getting it RITE: Impact of a Dedicated Hospital Medicine Curriculum for Residents

Doris Lin, MD, MS, Chirayu Shah, MD, MEd, Steffanie Campbell, MD, Jeffrey T. Bates, MD, Erica Lescinskas, MD

Abstract: Objective: The goal of this study was to improve resident confidence in inpatient care and knowledge in hospital medicine topics with a newly developed rotation and curriculum called the Resident Inpatient Training Experience. Methods: This study was a prospective...

(pp 30-34)