Highlights Archive: August 2023

Here you'll find the latest news and featured highlights from Clinician Resources.

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Featured Grand Rounds

Impact of Correctional Health on Population Health

Dr. Esmaeil Porsa discusses the history and current state of incarceration in the United States and reviews the relationships between pretrial detention, the exponential growth in rate of incarceration, and community health. 

CME credit available

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The Role of SOX2 in the Development of Barrett's Esophagus

Dr. Ramon Jin discusses his team's recent study on how the loss of the SRY-Box Transcription Factor 2 protein biomarker (SOX2) affects the development of Barrett's esophagus. He describes the pathophysiology of Barrett's esophagus and compares it to that of gastrointestinal metaplasia.  

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New Guidelines for Acute Lobular Neoplasia

Dr. Peter Eby, Dr. Quynh Le, and Dr. Colleen O'Kelly Priddy discuss image-based screening and biopsy to diagnose lobular neoplasia, using a case as an example. They then share updated national and organizational recommendations for the diagnosis and management of patients with lobular neoplasia (current as of January 2023). 

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Featured On-Demand Series

Hansen's Disease

Dr. Eva Clark discusses a typical presentation of a locally acquired case of Hansen's disease in Texas. Hansen's disease (leprosy) diagnoses are often delayed or missed in the United States due to poor healthcare provider awareness of the disease. 

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OUD Management in the Peripartum Period

Dr. Andres Avellaneda Ojeda discusses the guideline implementation and barriers to treat Opioid Use Disorder during pregnancy. He also describes his experience with prescribing naltrexone during pregnancy. This is part six of a thirteen-part series recorded from the First Annual Opioid Use Disorder Conference. 

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Pathways into Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Dr. Mayar Al Mohajer, Dr. Sara Andrabi, Ms. Lisa Icard, Dr. Derek Meeks, and Dr. Joyee Vachani discuss the different ways that they pursue projects in quality improvement and patient safety. 

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Gastroparesis Awareness Month

BCM Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review Course 2023

This program has been developed using a combination of lecture and case-based curriculum designed to serve as an intensive review tool for GI and Hepatology Board Certification/Re-Certification Examination in 2023. Register for the in-person conference.

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Overdose Awareness Month

Medication Assisted Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

Dr. Colleen Keough discusses pharmaceutical treatment options for patients with a substance abuse disorder, particularly alcohol and opioid use disorders.

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World Organ Donation Day

Lung Transplantation during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. Gabriel Loor, M.D., of Baylor College of Medicine, discusses the challenges and successes faced by his lung transplantation team as they work with patients infected with the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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World Lung Cancer Day

Dr. Meera Patel and Dr. Daniel Wang discuss the role of precision medicine in medical oncology, focusing on the advances in lung cancer treatment. They give an overview of biomarker testing, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies and how they can play a larger role in medicine. 

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Upcoming Conference

BCM Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review Course 2023

This program has been developed using a combination of lecture and case-based curriculum designed to serve as an intensive review tool for GI and Hepatology Board Certification/Re-Certification Examination in 2023.

Register for the in-person conference.

September 22 – 24, 2023 | CME and MOC credit available

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