Cindy Lyou Chan, MD
Cindy Lyou Chan, MD
Division of General Internal Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0566
|Degree/Training Completed||Year||Name & Location|
|Bachelor of Science||2003||B.S in Cell and Molecular Biology, with Honors, University of Texas, Austin, TX|
|Medical Degree||2008||University of Texas Medical Branch|
|Internal Medicine Residency||2011||University of Texas Medical Branch|
Dr. Chan has been with UTMB since 2004, including during her Medical School training and Internal Medicine Residency training. After graduation, she served as a Chief Resident until June 2012. She continues to work closely with the Internal Medicine Residency program as one of the Associate Program Directors. She is also the Medical Director of the Internal Medicine Daniels' clinic, where most of the residents perform their continuity clinic.
In addition to Resident supervision, Dr. Chan also has limited clinics on Galveston Island, at the Primary Care Pavilion across from John Sealy Hospital.
Dr. Chan's interests include quality outpatient care education, patient centered medical homes, and care of chronic medical conditions.
The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.Currently available protocols are:
- CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Orderset
- Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
- General Medicine Admission
- Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
- MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
- Oral Analgesic Medicaitons
- Parenteral Opioids
- Sepsis, Adult ICU
- 111 - Stroke Alert
- 112 - Stroke Activation
- 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
- 3000000001 - Stroke Critical care without tPA
- 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
- 3004002 - Stroke Discharge
All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.
The department of Internal Medicine has a large role in the Meaningful Use Initiative. Our participation is key for the success of the initiative. Please visit the meaningful use website for important communication and updates from the Meaningful Use Initiative.