In This Month's Issue

In this issue, Lypson, SGIM President, looks back to reflect on the value of SGIM membership and community during the first-ever virtual live SGIM Annual Meeting in April 2021. Leung, SGIM Forum Editor in Chief, also looks back, asking members to continue sharing their #MyFirstSGIM experiences and how they came to call SGIM their professional home. Bass, CEO of SGIM, and Lypson look forward together to describe how SGIM Council, Committees, and Commissions develop and set their priorities for the upcoming year.

Jetton announces the #SGIM21 award winners, while Lee, et al., feature wisdom and inspiration from several education award winners. Award acceptance videos can also be viewed here: https://connect.sgim.org/annualmeeting/2021-awards.

Additionally, an essay from associate member Min, this issue's article of the month, speaks of loss during patient care. An essay from Terasaki offers first-hand perspective of methadone disposition for hospitalized patients. Redinger, et al., survey their interns and residents on preferences for virtual case conferences during COVID-19. Finally, Brown, et al., write up a case report of a rare disease, a neuroimmunological disorder presenting with symptoms of autonomic dysfunction.

From the Editor

The State of Primary Care in the United States

Michael Landry, MD, MSc, FACP, Editor in Chief, SGIM Forum
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Featured Column

2024 USPSTF Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines: Important Updates for SGIM Clinicians

Jennifer L. Michener, MD; Alia Chisty, MD, MS; Megan McNamara, MD, MS
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The State of Medical Care in the Carceral System

Aprotim C. Bhowmik, EdM
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GIMLearn: From Building Blocks to Next Steps

Marshall Fleurant, MD, MPH; Nathan Spell, MD, FACP; Dawn Haglund, MA, CAE; Margaret C. Lo, MD, FACP
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Other Articles

Speakers Bureau: A Grassroots Effort to Support Academic Promotion

Jennifer Koch, MD
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Scaling Age-Friendly Health Systems in a Large Integrated Health System: Lessons and Opportunities

Shivani K. Jindal, MD, MPH; Kimberly Wozneak, MS; Laurence M. Solberg, MD; Andrea Wershof Schwartz, MD, MPH, AGSF
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Practicing Excellence in Health Care

Nikhil Sood, MD
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Q & A with SGIM’s CEO and Immediate Past President on Notable Achievements of 2023-24

Eric B. Bass, MD, MPH; Martha S. Gerrity, MD, MPH, PhD
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Beyond Roadblocks: Navigating Mounting Threats to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Medicine

Jada Bussey-Jones, MD, FACP, President, SGIM
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