Leah E. Low, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine
Leah E. Low, M.D.
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0566
|Degree/Training Completed||Year||Name & Location|
|B.A.||2002||University of Texas, Austin, TX|
|M.D.||2006||University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX|
|Internship & Residency||2008||University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX|
Dr. Leah E. Low is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine. Her educational background includes a BA in both Chemistry and Psychology from The University of Texas at Austin in 2002 and an MD degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas in 2006.
During her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at The University of Texas Medical Branch, she was nominated for Outstanding Resident Performance in the TDCJ and awarded Outstanding Intern Performance in Clinic. She was also elected and served as both Secretary and President of the House Officers Association.
Currently, she is working as a Hospitalist which allows her to focus on the more acute patient needs that require inpatient admission. She enjoys working very closely with the medical school and residency program helping to educate many of our future doctors and specialists.
The UTMB Center for Global Health Education (CGHE) is dedicated to the training of tomorrow's global health work force to improve health for the people of Texas and around the world. Check out their website for more information on the global health programs and education going on in our department.
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
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.