June 2014 | Volume 97 | Issue 6
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Table of Contents
Reinventing the internist
Internal medicine residency programs change up the way they train physicians.
BY SUZY FRISCH
Internal medicine incubator
An internal medicine interest group helps students explore career possibilities.
BY CARMEN PEOTA
A small-but-thriving specialty
A conversation with health services researcher Timothy J. Wilt, M.D., M.P.H.
BY MICHELE ST. MARTIN
Management of Diabetes during Ramadan: Practical Guidelines
CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS
BY MUNA SUNNI, M.B.B.CH., CAROL BRUNZELL, R.D.N., L.D., C.D.E., BRANDON NATHAN, M.D., AND ANTOINETTE MORAN, M.D.
The Growth of Palliative Care
BY JACOB J. STRAND, M.D., J. KEITH MANSEL, M.D., AND KEITH SWETZ, M.D., M.A.
2014 American College of Physicians-Minnesota Poster Competition Winners
Positional Effects on Lung Volumes and Transpulmonary Pressure during Unilateral Mechanical Asymmetry
STUDENT, RESIDENT and FELLOW RESEARCH
BY GUSTAVO ANDRES CORTES-PUENTES, M.D., KENNITH GARD, JOSEPH KEENAN, ALEXANDER ADAMS, DAVID DRIES AND JOHN J. MARINI
Miliary Tuberculosis in a Somali Refugee: A New Normal?
BY MATTHEW GOERS, M.D.
Exposed Facial Hair as a Danger in Home Supplemental Oxygen Use
BY BRADLEY ANDERSON, M.D., LAURA GREENLUND, M.D., PH.D., AND ANDREW C. GREENLUND, M.D., PH.D.
An Internist’s Dilemma: Differentiating Paraneoplastic from Primary Rheumatologic Disease
BY BEN MEYER, ELIZABETH GOLDSMITH, M.D., AND MUMTAZ MUSTAPHA, M.D.
The specialized generalist
BY CHARLES R. MEYER, M.D.
A look at the liberal arts residency
THE PHYSICIAN ADVOCATE
The MMA's monthly report on policy, people and politics
The MMA dives into public health issues, news briefs, Board Chair Dave Thorson on why we need to change Minnesota’s privacy law
On choosing primary care
Four graduating medical students share their stories.
BY STEWART DECKER, MONICA MAALOUF, YAEL SMILEY AND BRIAN PARK
A closer view
The realities of practicing medicine in Tanzania.
BY JONATHAN D. ALPERN, M.D.
In between innings
A ballgame, an interview and an unforgettable patient
BY DOUG MCMAHON, M.D.
A POEM BY MARGARET NOLAN, M.D.