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Department of Internal Medicine Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Bernard Karnath!
He is the recipient of the 2013 Herbert S. Waxman Award for Outstanding Medical Educator. This is a national award given by the American College of Physicians.


Congratulation to Dr. Sonstein and Dr. Sharma on their recent
recognition at the UT System Quality Conference.


Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Heart Failure, Bench to Bedside

Ken Fujise, M.D.
Director, Division of Cardiology
Professor and the John Sealy Centennial Chair in Medicine
Director, Catheterization Laboratory

Wissam Khalife, M.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Advanced Heart Failure, Transplant and LVAD Program
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine

Muge N. Kuyumcu-Martinez, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Dewpartment of Biochemestry & Molecular Biology
Department of Neuroscience & Cell Biology
Institute for Translational Sciences

Thursday, April 24, 2014
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Clinical Science Auditorium 362

Learn more about Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

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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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.

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