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Bailey RR, Conroy M. Diabetes and obesity are associated with disability in community-dwelling stroke survivors: A cross-sectional study of 37,955 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System respondents. Top Stroke Rehabil. 2021 Mar 28:1-6. doi: 10.1080/10749357.2021.1904537. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33775239.

Thomas HN, Hamm M, Hess R, Borrero S, Thurston RC. "I want to feel like I used to feel": a qualitative study of causes of low libido in postmenopausal women. Menopause. 2020 Mar;27(3):289-294. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000001455. PMID: 31834161; PMCID: PMC7047535.

Colbert-Getz J, Chow C, Li M, Weber T, Hannon P, Hammad I, Good B, Bonnett R, Sakaeda M, Robson J, Lamb S. Times of Medical Education Crisis Require New Evaluation Approaches: Proof of Concept of a System-Based Program Evaluation Model. Med Sci Educ. 2021 Mar 17:1-6. doi: 10.1007/s40670-021-01271-5. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33747612; PMCID: PMC7967096.

Johnson SA, Horton DJ, Fuller MJ, Yee J, Aliyev N, Boltax JP, Chambers JH, Lanspa MJ. Patient-Directed Prone Positioning in Awake Patients with COVID-19 Requiring Hospitalization (PAPR). Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 Feb 17. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202011-1466RL. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33596394.

Avis NE, Colvin A, Hess R, Bromberger JT. Midlife Factors Related to Psychological Well-Being at an Older Age: Study of Women's Health Across the Nation. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2021 Mar;30(3):332-340. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2020.8479. PMID: 33090934; PMCID: PMC7957375.

Kay AB, Morris DS, Woller SC, Stevens SM, Bledsoe JR, Lloyd JF, Collingridge DS, Majercik S. Trauma Patients at Risk for Venous Thromboembolism who Undergo Routine Duplex Ultrasound Screening Experience Fewer Pulmonary Emboli: A Prospective Randomized Trial. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2021 Feb 4. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000003104. PMID: 33560104.

Incze MA. At the Cusp - Reimagining Infective Endocarditis Care amid the Opioid Epidemic. N Engl J Med. 2021 Jan 28;384(4):297-299. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp2032066. PMID: 33503690.

Levine DM, Desai MP, Ross J, Como N, Anne Gill E. Rural Perceptions of Acute Care at Home: A Qualitative Analysis. J Rural Health. 2021 Jan 13. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12551.  PMID: 33438811.

Fox ER, Shah M, Vinik R, Brown S, Buckel W, Webb B, Zarndt J, Evans M, Mesdaghi P, Imlay HN, Spivak ES. Developing statewide remdesivir use criteria. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2021 Jan 23:zxab009. doi: 10.1093/ajhp/zxab009. PMID: 33483744; PMCID: PMC7929409.

Lai N, Jones AE, Johnson SA, Witt DM. Anticoagulant therapy management of venous thromboembolism recurrence occurring during anticoagulant therapy: a descriptive study. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2021 Jan 23. doi: 10.1007/s11239-021-02377-8. PMID: 33486650.

Bouck EG, Denorme F, Holle LA, Middelton EA, Blair AM, de Laat B, Schiffman JD, Yost CC, Rondina MT, Wolberg AS, Campbell RA. COVID-19 and Sepsis Are Associated With Different Abnormalities in Plasma Procoagulant and Fibrinolytic Activity. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2021 Jan;41(1):401-414. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.120.315338. PMID: 33196292; PMCID: PMC7942774.

Portier I, Campbell RA. Role of Platelets in Detection and Regulation of Infection. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2021 Jan;41(1):70-78. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.120.314645. PMID: 33115274; PMCID: PMC7770024.

Matthew A Christensen, McKenna Nevers, Jian Ying, Candace Haroldsen, Vanessa Stevens, Makoto M Jones, Peter M Yarbrough, Matthew Bidwell Goetz, Marcos I Restrepo, Karl Madaras-Kelly,Matthew H Samore, Barbara Ellen Jones, Simulated Adoption of 2019 Community-Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines Across 114 Veterans Affairs Medical Centers: Estimated Impact on Culturing and Antibiotic Selection in Hospitalized Patients, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Volume 72, Issue Supplement_1, 15 January 2021, Pages S59–S67

Wegrzyn G, Walborn A, Rondina M, Fareed J, Hoppensteadt D. Biomarkers of Platelet Activation and Their Prognostic Value in Patients With Sepsis-Associated Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2021 Jan-Dec;27:1076029620943300. doi: 10.1177/1076029620943300. PMID: 33586482; PMCID: PMC7894689.

 Johnson SA, Ciarkowski CE, Lappe KL, Kendrick DR, Smith A, Reddy SP. Comparison of Resident, Advanced Practice Clinician, and Hospitalist Teams in an Academic Medical Center: Association With Clinical Outcomes and Resource Utilization. J Hosp Med. 2020 Dec;15(12):709-715. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3475. PMID: 33231541.


Vaughn VM, Gandhi TN, Chopra V, Petty LA, Giesler DL, Malani AN, Bernstein SJ, Hsaiky LM, Pogue JM, Dumkow L, Ratz D, McLaughlin ES, Flanders SA. Antibiotic Overuse after Hospital Discharge: A Multi-Hospital Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 11:ciaa1372. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1372. PMID: 32918077.

Modified early warning score-based clinical decision support: cost impact and clinical outcomes in sepsis.  Horton DJ, Graves KK, Kukhareva PV, Johnson SA, Cedillo M, Sanford M, Dunson WA, Jr, White M, Roach D, Arego JJ, Kawamoto K.  JAMIA Open. 2020. doi: 10.1093/jamiaopen/ooaa014.

Impact of Hospitalist Team Structure on Patient-Reported Satisfaction with Physician Performance  Lappé KL, Raaum SE, Ciarkowski CE, Reddy SP, Johnson SA.
J Gen Intern Med. 2020;10.1007/s11606-020-05775-5. doi:10.1007/s11606-020-05775-5

Unattended automated office blood pressure measurement: Time efficiency and barriers to implementation/utilization.  Doane J, Flynn M, Archibald M, Ramirez D, Conroy MB, Stults B.J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2020 Apr;22(4):598-604. doi: 10.1111/jch.13840. Epub 2020 Mar 9.PMID: 32153104 

The SMARTER Trial: Design of a trial testing tailored mHealth feedback to impact self-monitoring of diet, physical activity, and weight. Burke LE, Sereika SM, Parmanto B, Beatrice B, Cajita M, Loar I, Pulantara IW, Wang Y, Kariuki J, Yu Y, Cedillo M, Cheng J, Conroy MB.Contemp Clin Trials. 2020 Apr;91:105958. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2020.105958. Epub 2020 Feb 19.PMID: 32087342


Effect of Electronic Health Record-Based Coaching on Weight Maintenance: A Randomized Trial
Conroy MB, McTigue KM, Bryce CL, Tudorascu D, Barone Gibbs B, Arnold J, Comer D, Hess R, Huber K, Simkin-Silverman LR, Fischer GS. Ann Intern Med. (2019)
Levin N, Horton D, Sanford M, Horne B, Saseendran M, Graves K, White M, Tonna JE. Am J Emerg Med. (2019) 
Sonja E. Raaum, MD, FACP, Katie Lappe, MD, FACP, Jorie M. Colbert-Getz, PhD, MS, and Caroline K. Milne, MD. J. Gen Intern. Med. (2019)




Improving intern efficiency through laptop based rounding in flow 

Cost-effectiveness of an electronic health record-based intervention to prevent weight regain

Improving naloxone co-prescribing for patients on high dose opioids at hospital discharge


  • Innovation- Quality improvement

Standardizing fragility hip fracture care using an electronic health record approach

A Streamlined Pathway for Community-Acquired Pneumonia with Rapid Conversion to Oral Therapy Improves Healthcare Value



Clinical Vignette: A fatal case of septic shock caused by Acinetobacterbacteremia acquired from a platelet transfusion  by Dr. Christopher Nevala-Plagemann 


Insight into participant-perceived support during and after a weight loss maintenance intervention: a secondary analysis from the MAINTAIN-pc trial

Reducing inappropriate testing for Clostridium difficileinfection (CDI) in an academic medical center through a collaborative approach

Poster Presentations

  • Quality Improvement

Office Blood Pressure Measurements

Improving Inpatient Consults

The NEEDS Pilot Study

Health Coach Pilot

Delirium Treatment Behavioral Intervention

  • Clinical Vignette

A Tale of Two Ticks: A case of Babesia microtiand Rickettsia ricketsiico-infection

A Case of Intentional Methanol Ingestion

Diagnostic Challenges of Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis

Simultaneous Discovery of Thyroid Disease and Lymphoma: Is it Simply Coincidence?

ECHOES OF MORTALITY:How a Patient’s Poetic Narrative Expands Understanding of Dying Well

A Case of Non-typhoidalSalmonellacausing a Neck Abscess with SuppurativeLymphadenitis and Myositis in a Hispanic Male with Uncontrolled Diabetes

An Unexpected Cause of Hypoxemia in an Immunosuppressed Patient