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Chief Residents in Quality and Safety: Leading the Journey toward High Reliability at the MEDVAMC
Dr. Disha Kumar, Dr. Angela Rao, and Dr. Kristen Simmons discuss their experience as BCM Chief Residents in Quality and Safety. They describe the characteristics of a high reliability organization (HRO) as well as the chiefs' role in helping the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center become an HRO.
CME credit available
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. They also describe the principles of environmental health and climate justice.
CME Credit available
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.
Brain Stimulation Development for Opioid Use Disorder
Dr. Hyuntaek Oh discusses his study on the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation as a treatment modality for patients with opioid use disorder. He reviews the areas of the brain that are affected by addiction, and describes his clinical trial that targets several of these areas with brain stimulation.
Applied Statistics and Machine Learning for the Advancement of Surgery: Opportunities for Surgeons to Utilize Big Data, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence
Dr. Ravi Ghanta and Dr. Abbas Rana describe the Department of Surgery's new data science program, Applied Statistics and Machine Learning for the Advancement of Surgeons (ATLAS), and its resources and opportunities for faculty, staff, and trainees.