May 2017

Alum David Shulkin's (Penn CSP 90-92) work as Secretary of Veterans Affairs was praised in NYTimes article, "New Veterans Affairs Chief: A Hands-On, Risk-Taking 'Standout.'

Kavita Patel (UCLA CSP 03-05) was featured in MedPage Today article, "'Connectivity' as the Key to Health Communities." 

Current scholar Claire Ankuda (Michigan CSP) and colleagues published, "Association of Physician Specialty with Hospice Referral for Hospitalized Nursing Home Patients with Advanced Dementia" in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Current scholar Claire Ankuda (Michigan CSP) and colleagues published, "Provision of Palliative Care Services by Family Physicians is Common" in JABFM.  

Current scholar Nia Heard-Garris (Michigan CSP) and colleagues published, "Transmitting Trauma: A systemic review of vicarious racism and child health" in Social Science & Medicine

Alum SreyRam Kuy (Yale CSP 07-09 VA Scholar) was selected for the 2017 Early Career Achievement Award from OHSU School of Medicine. 

April 2017

Alum SreyRam Kuy (Yale CSP 07-09 VA Scholar) is the Random Acts: Caught in the Act 2016 public vote winner. 

Current scholar Andrew Ibrahim (Michigan CSP VA Scholar) and Justin Dimick published, "Redesigning Delivery of Specialty Care Within Newly Formed Hospital Networks" in NEJM Catalyst

March 2017

Current scholar Krisda Chaiyachati (Penn CSP VA Scholar), David Asch (Penn CSP 87-89 and Penn co-director), and David Grande (Penn faculty) published, "Patient Inducements - High Graft or High Value?" in NEJM

Alum Aaron Carroll (Washington CSP 01-03) wrote, "Why Cystic Fibrosis Patients in Canada Outlive Those in the U.S." in NY Times The Upshot

Alums Tammy Chang (Michigan CSP 11-13), Michelle Moniz (Michigan CSP 13-15), Matthew Davis (Chicago CSP 98-00), and Caroline Richardson (Michigan CSP 99-01), and colleagues published, "Characteristics of women age 15-24 at risk for excess weight gain during pregnancy" in PLOS ONE

Alum Risa Lavizzo-Mourey (Penn CSP 83-86) has been named the University of Pennsylvania's 19th Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, effective January 1, 2018. 

February 2017

Harrison Alter (Washington CSP 97-99), founding executive director of the Levitt Center for Social Emergency Medicine, partnered with the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Emergency Medicine Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to create a consensus conference to establish the intellectual underpinnings of social emergency medicine. The invitational conference, to be held in Dallas in September 2017, will help further establish the field, which explores the interplay of social forces and the emergency care system as together they influence the lives of individuals and communities.