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Improving Surgical Risk Prediction for Patients with Cirrhosis

Dr. Nadim Mahmud discusses the recent progress made in surgical risk prediction when considering treatment options for patients with cirrhosis. He provides guidance on how to evaluate risk prediction models, as well as prediction tools, such as the VOCAL-Penn Score.

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Endocrine Effects from Sleep Deprivation: Why Sleep is the Most Important Pillar of Lifestyle Intervention

Dr. Rui Chen discusses the link between sleep deprivation and endocrine system disorders. He shares his experiences treating patients referred to endocrinology for hypogonadism who also were diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, and highlights the importance of addressing sleep issues when considering lifestyle modifications for patients.

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Population-Wide Modelling of Immunologic Risk and Infection Susceptibility

Dr. Nicolas Rider discusses the use of electronic health records and machine learning to improve care coordination and health outcomes for patients with inborn errors of immunity.

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Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

Innovation in Cardiovascular Surgery: Finding Inspiration Around Us in Usual and Unusual Places

Dr. Joseph Woo discusses different sources for inspiration that have influenced innovation in cardiovascular clinical, research, and educational developments. 

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Endocrinology Grand Rounds

Real-World Use of Intensive Telehealth for Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes

Dr. Matthew J. Crowley discusses the use of telehealth practices to improve health outcomes for patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes. He describes several relevant projects that compare clinic-based care and telehealth care for this patient population and the impact on health outcomes.

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Bioethics Grand Rounds

“I Want a Doctor Who Looks Like Me”: Managing Race-Based Patient Requests

Dr. April Adams and Dr. Jared Rubenstein discuss the high diversity in demographics among patients seeking care in the Houston area, and how racism and race concordance between patients and their doctors can affect health outcomes.

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Baylor Citywide Clinic Informatics Grand Rounds

Push and Pull: Bridging Gaps in Healthcare with Innovative Solutions

Dr. Fogarty discusses his experience in finding and implementing strategies to utilize data in order to advance health care innovation and promote evidence-based practice.

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Section of General Internal Medicine Series

Climate Change, Climate Justice, and Environmental Health

Dr. Abiodun Oluyomi and Dr. Omar Merchant discuss the effect that human beings have had on the global climate and environment, and how these factors in turn effect public health and individual patients. 

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Clinical Genetics Conference

Somatic Genetic Alterations in Vascular Anomalies

Dr. Ionela Iacobas discusses her collaborative research on the potential benefits of conducting somatic genetic testing in patients with vascular anomalies.

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Department Of Medicine Grand Rounds

Providing Trauma-Informed Care to Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking Facilitates a Sustainable Healthcare Ecosystem

Dr. Ronald Chambers and Dr. Jennifer Cox discuss their experiences developing initiatives that provide care to victims and survivors of human labor and sex trafficking. They advocate for the utilization of evidence-based victim-centered trauma-informed care techniques and practices. 

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