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Fellows

 female doctors studying x-ray

Shehzad Merwat, M.D.
Post Graduate Level 6
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine

Scott Larson, M.D., Ph.D
Chief Fellow
Post Graduate Level 6
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine

Sarpreet Basra, M.D.
Post Graduate Level 6
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine

Gabriel Reep, M.D.
Post Graduate Level 5
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine

Rashid Khan, M.D.
Post Graduate Level 5
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine

Jason Welch, D.O.
Post Graduate Level 5
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine

Venessa Beckman D.O.
Post Graduate Level 4
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine

Michael Babineaux, M.D.
Post Graduate Level 4
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine

Melvin Simien, M.D.
Post Graduate Level 4
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine

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.

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