In This Month's Issue

In the April issue of SGIM Forum, SGIM members get a preview of the SGIM 2024 Annual Meeting (#SGIM24). Drs. Jasrasaria and Cuneo review the twelve Special Symposia planned for the meeting including symposia title and authors. Their article delineates the intentional choices for symposia that mirror the Annual Meeting theme “Strengthening Relationships and Valuing Our Diversity”.
In the second Annual Meeting article, Drs. Spinella and Metzinger share their Students, Residents and Fellows (SRF) primer for first time meeting attendees. This primer shares the many opportunities for SRF participation in Annual Meeting programming.
Dr. Chodos and colleagues describe California’s Dementia Care Aware including the benefits of California Senate Bill 48 which creates educational offerings for physicians to learn about and implement the Cognitive Health Assessment. Dr. Raveendran and team describe the development and implementation of the interprofessional Yale diabetes clinic and the associated benefits for trainees.
Leaders of the Women and Medicine Committee, Dr. McNamara and Dr. Chisty reflect on lessons learned from SGIM member, Dr. Leykum on reducing gender inequity at the individual, institutional and association level. Second year resident and SGIM member, Dr. Fenske shares her personal reflections on things she did not expect to learn during residency.
SGIM CEO, Dr. Bass discusses the present illnesses of our healthcare system with SGIM Past President, Dr. Shapiro as they review his new book, “The Present Illness: American Health Care and Its Afflictions.” Finally, SGIM President, Dr. Martha Gerrity reflects on the future of SGIM by looking back at her presidential tenure in her final presidential column.

From the Editor

Featured Column

SGIM 2024 Special Symposia: Strengthening Relationships and Valuing Our Diversity

Rashmi Jasrasaria, MD; C. Nicholas Cuneo, MD, MPH
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Other Articles

What I Did Not Expect to Learn from Residency

Emma Fenske, DO
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Lessons Learned from Dr. Luci Leykum

Megan McNamara, MD, MS; Alia Chisty, MD, MS
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Yale’s Diabetes Clinic: A Novel Interprofessional Chronic Care Model to Enhance Ambulatory Training in Residency

Janani Raveendran, MD, MEd; Green Chung, MD; Tamara Malm, PharmD, MPH, BCPS; Stephen J. Huot, MD, PhD; Tracy L. Rabin, MD, SM
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Dementia Care Aware: A California Statewide Effort to Support Primary Care Teams

Anna Chodos, MD, MPH; Clara Park, MPA; Josette Rivera, MD
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Q & A with SGIM’s CEO and Past President Martin Shapiro on the Present Illness of Our Healthcare System

Martin F. Shapiro, MD, PhD, MPH; Eric B. Bass, MD, MPH
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Looking Forward by Looking Back

Martha S. Gerrity, MD, MPH, PhD, FACP, President, SGIM
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