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Mark D. Holden, MD, FACP Mark D. Holden, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Associate Professor
Edna S. and William C. Levin Professor in Internal Medicine
Division Director, General Internal Medicine
Vice Chair for Undergraduate and Continuing Education
Department of Internal Medicine
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Megan A Berman, M.D. Megan A Berman, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Assistant Director of Clinical Operations
Division of General Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
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Thomas A. Blackwell, M.D., FACP Thomas A. Blackwell, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Professor
Division of General InternalMedicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
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Michael C Boyars, MD Michael C Boyars, M.D.
Professor
Associate Program Director
Director of Inpatient Services
Department of Internal Medicine Administration
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Cindy Lyou Chan, MD Cindy Lyou Chan, MD
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Nitza M. Cintrón, M.D., Ph.D. Nitza M. Cintrón, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Medical Director, Harborside Medical Group
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Carlos Clark, D.O. Carlos A. Clark, D.O., CMIO
Assistant Professor
Chief Medical Information Officer
Division of General Internal Medicinee
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Matt Dacso, M.D. Matt Dacso, M.D.
Director, Center for Global Health Education
Assistant Professor
Division of General Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
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Kalpana J. Gupta, M.D., F.A.C.P. Kalpana J. Gupta, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Associate Professor
Division of General Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
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Bernard M. Karnath, M.D., FACP Bernard M. Karnath, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Professor
Division of General Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
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Russell A. La Forte, M.D. Russell A. La Forte, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Center for Obesity – Victory Lakes Office
Division of General Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
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Leah E. Low, M.D. Leah E. Low, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Associate Program Director
Medical Director, John Sealy Hospital Units 7A and 7B
Division of General Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
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Sylvia A. Martinez, M.D. Sylvia A. Martinez, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of General Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
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Ahmed Morsy, M.D. Ahmed Morsy, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of General Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
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Michael T. Nguyen, M.D. Michael T. Nguyen, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of General Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
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Olugbenga B. Ojo, M.D. Olugbenga B. Ojo, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer - TDCJ Hospital
Associate Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
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Premal Patel, M.D. Premal Patel, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
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Adrienne R. Scruggs, M.D. Adrienne R. Scruggs, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Primary Care Internist
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
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Lindsay K Sonstein, M.D. Lindsay K Sonstein, M.D.
Associate Professor
Co-Director of Quality Improvement
Medical Director - J5D
UT System Distinguished Teaching Professor
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
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Ana Maria Vidal, M.D. Ana Maria Vidal, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of General Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
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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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