Resident Publications

Resident Publications

List below are a selection of publications from our primary care residents. These publications reflect projects taken on at Cornell.

Megan Creasman, 2023 graduate

Kara Ryan, 2023 graduate

  • Choi JJ, Gambina K, Liu MM, Navarro MJ, Ryan K, Pandya N. Implementing briefing and debriefing during rounds. The clinical teacher. E-pub 13 July 2023.
  • Ryan KM, Siegler E. Pyogenic brain abscess associated with an incidental pulmonary arteriovenous malformation. BMJ Case Rep. 2022;15(11):e252794. DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2022-252794
  • Swed B, Ryan K, Gandarilla O, Shah MA, Brar G. Favorable response to second-line atezolizumab and bevacizumab following progression on nivolumab in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma: A case report demonstrating that anti-VEGF therapy overcomes resistance to checkpoint inhibition. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021;100(25):e26471. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000026471

Brittany Toffey, 2023 graduate

  • Cho J, Toffey B, Silva AF, et al. To care for them, we need to take care of ourselves: A Qualitative Study on the Health of Home Health Aides [published online ahead of print, 2023 Feb 23]. Health Serv Res. 2023;10.1111/1475-6773.14147. doi:10.1111/1475-6773.14147

Kerry Meltzer, 2022 graduate

  • Meltzer K. Grieving in a Pandemic. N Engl J Med. 2022 Jul 21;387(3):201-203. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp2204888.
  • Gonzalez CJ, Meltzer K, Jabri A, Zhu JJ, Lau JD, Pelzman F, Tung J. Development of a Practice-based Community Outreach Intervention to Prevent Inequities in COVID-19 Vaccinations. Am J Med Qual. 2022 Jul-Aug 01;37(4):348-355. doi: 10.1097/JMQ.0000000000000049.
  • Meltzer K. “Vaccines Are Safe, No Matter What Robert Kennedy Jr Says.” The New York Times, 30 Dec 2020.

Xin Wang, 2022 graduate

  • Wang XA, Duculan R, Mancuso CA. Coping Mechanisms Mitigate Psychological Stress in Patients With Rheumatologic Diseases During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Clin Rheumatol. 2021 May 28. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0000000000001757.
  • Wang X, Gkrouzman E, Barbhaiya M, Erkan D. Antiphospholipid syndrome and COVID-19: What you should know. Hospital for Special Surgery, 28 Sep 2020.

Shyam Sundaresh, 2021 graduate

  • Sundaresh S, Appel G, Ho K, Card A, Avery JJ, Avery JD. Demonstrating the Efficacy of Incorporating Peers Into Addiction Training for Internal Medicine Residents. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2021 Oct 7;23(5):20m02875. doi: 10.4088/PCC.20m02875.

Brittney Frankel, 2020 graduate

  • Sinha S, Dillon J, Dargar SK, Archambault A, Martin P, Frankel BA, Lee JI, Carmel AS, Safford M. What to expect that you're not expecting: A pilot video education intervention to improve patient self-efficacy surrounding discharge medication barriers. Health Informatics J. 2019 Dec;25(4):1595-1605. doi: 10.1177/1460458218796644.
  • Carmel AS, Cornelius-Schecter A, Frankel B, Jannat-Khah D, Sinha S, Pelzman F, Safford MM. Evaluation of the Patient Activated Learning System (PALS) to improve knowledge acquisition, retention, and medication decision making among hypertensive adults: Results of a pilot randomized controlled trial. Patient Educ Couns. 2019 Aug;102(8):1467-1474. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2019.03.001.

Lauren Kelly, 2020 graduate

  • Sanderasa U, Kelly L, Goss A. "We have to teach doctors about injustice." The BMJ Opinion. 12 Jun 2020.

Alexandra King, 2020 graduate

  • King A., Ringel JB, Safford MM, Riffin C, Adelman R, Roth DL, Sterling MR. (2021). Association Between Caregiver Strain and Self-Care Among Caregivers With Diabetes. JAMA Network Open, 4(2), e2036676-e2036676. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.36676.

Shanna Tucker, 2020 graduate

  • Burchenal C, Tucker S, Soroka O, Antoine F, Ramos R, Anderson H, Tettey NS, Phillips E. Developing Faith-Based Health Promotion Programs that Target Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer Risk Factors. J Relig Health. 2022 Apr;61(2):1318-1332. doi: 10.1007/s10943-021-01469-2.
  • Tucker SA, Choi J, Khullar D. A probable case of catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome: Should high-dose steroids be given in the setting of polymicrobial sepsis? SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2019 Apr 1;7:2050313X19839531. doi: 10.1177/2050313X19839531.

Deborah Fung, 2019 graduate

  • Liyanage-Don N, Fung D, Phillips E, Kronish IM. Implementing Home Blood Pressure Monitoring into Clinical Practice. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2019 Feb 12;21(2):14. doi: 10.1007/s11906-019-0916-0.

Mariella Ntamatungiro, 2019 graduate

  • Reshetnyak E, Ntamatungiro M, Pinheiro LC, Howard VJ, Carson AP, Martin KD, Safford MM. Impact of Multiple Social Determinants of Health on Incident Stroke. Stroke. 2020 Aug;51(8):2445-2453. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.028530.

Masha Slavin, 2019 graduate

  • Kern LM, Safford MM, Slavin MJ, Makovkina E, Fudl A, Carrillo JE, Abramson EL. Patients' and Providers' Views on Causes and Consequences of Healthcare Fragmentation in the Ambulatory Setting: a Qualitative Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Jun;34(6):899-907. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-04859-1.
  • Slavin MJ, Rajan M, Kern LM. Internal medicine residents identify gaps in medical education on outpatient referrals. BMC Med Educ. 2020 Jul 30;20(1):243. doi: 10.1186/s12909-020-02177-3

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