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Posters, abstracts, book chapters, articles

  • Himani Divatia, DO. AAP On Call News and AAP SOECP Soap Notes Blog. AAP Section on Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Physician Health and Wellness Exhibit. “From Nine to Ninety”. Jan 2019.
  • David Chen, MD Firearm Violence in Delaware. Delaware Journal of Public Health. November 2018.
  • Kahal D., Goldstein N., Bincsik A., Stephens T., Testa K., Szabo S. Expanding Care for Patients Infected with Hepatitis C Through Community Partnership in Delaware. November 2018.
  • John Donnelly, MD Effect of Patient Anchored Care Team (PACT) on Resident Continuity Clinic Education and Satisfaction. Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine. 2018.
  • Friedland, A. Recruitment Committee 2019. Med-Peds Program Directors’ Association. 2019.
  • John Donnelly, MD Effect of Patient Anchored Care Team (PACT)on Resident Continuity Clinic Education and Satisfaction. Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine. 2018
  • Friedland, A. Recruitment Committee 2018. Med-Peds Program Directors’ Association. 2018
  • Caverzagie Kelly J.; Lane Susan W.; Sharma Niraj; Donnelly John; Jaeger Jeffrey R.; Laird-Fick Heather; Moriarty John P.; Moyer Darilyn V.; Wallach Sara L.; Wardrop Richard M.; Steinmann Alwin F. Proposed Performance-Based Metrics for the Future Funding of Graduate Medical Education: Starting the Conversation. Academic Medicine. Dec 2017
  • Guerry R. and O’Donnell L. “Palliative Care Across the Continuum”. Delaware Medical Journal. April 2017
  • Daya S., Friedland A., Divatia H., Barrow S. “Leadership Excellence EDucation- Residents/Fellows (LEED-R): A Novel Interdisciplinary GME Leadership Elective”. Society of General Internal Medicine. Poster. April 2017
  • Magliola R and Friedland, A. “Recruitment Committee 2017”. Med-Peds Program Directors Annual Meeting. Poster. April 2017
  • Kahal D., Szabo S. Singh-Patel R. HIV Program Communication:  A Pilot to Improve HIV Inpatient Clinical Care and HIV Outpatient Health Outcomes. American College of Physicians. Poster. 2017
  • Divatia H, Horton T. Prolonged QTc and cardiac arrest: Questions to Hone for Methadone. Society of General Internal Medicine. Poster. April 2017
  • Silverman B., Msambichaka L., and Donnelly J. Chapter 29. Heart Disease. Obesity Medicine. Management of Obesity in Women’s Health Care. 2017
  • Chen D, Sahir I. Violence and Childhood. Delaware Journal of Public Health. October 2016
  • Bhamidipati S., Elliott D., Justice E., Belleh E., Sonnad S., Robinson E. Structure and Outcome of Interdisciplinary Rounds in Hospitalized Medicine Patients: A Systematic Review and Suggested Taxonomy. Journal of Hospital Medicine. July 2016
  • Cipolle M., Ingraham L., Bailey C., Pirrung, J., Meyer E., Manta C., Nightingale A., Robinson E., Tinkoff G.. Embedding a Trauma Hospitalist in the Trauma Service Reduced Mortality and 30-day Trauma Related Readmissions. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. July 2016
  • Donnelly J. Cardiac Disease in Survivors of Pediatric Cancer. AAP Grand Rounds Commentary. May 2016
  • Donnelly J. Financing U.S. Graduate Medical Education: A Policy Position Paper of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine. May 2016
  • Mardis M., Mardis T.,Holdinsky S., Donnelly J., Ragozine-Bush H., Riesenberg L. Bedside Shift to Shift Handoffs: A Systematic Review of the Literature, Journal of Nursing Care Quality. Jan – March 2016
  • Aronica M, Friedland A. Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Senior Resident Career Choices (2014-2106). Med-Peds Program Directors Association. Poster
  • Donnelly M, Lubrano L, Radabaugh C, Lukela M, Friedland A, Ruch-Ross H. The Med-Peds Hospitalist Workforce: Results From the American Academy of Pediatrics Workforce Survey. Hospital Pediatrics 2015; 5:574-579
  • Bley B,  Abid W. Imaging of Tendinopathy: A Physician’s Perspective. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. November 2015; 45 (11): 826-828
  • Burday M, Aboff B, Donnelly J, Deutsch J. Identifying and Coaching Emotional Intelligence to Improve Teamwork. Academic Internal Medicine Insight. Oct 2015.
  • Donnelly M, Thorton S, Radabaugh C, Friedland A, Cross JT, Ruch-Ross H. Characteristics of the Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Workforce, Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Perspectives in American Journal of Medicine, Dec. 2015 (Accepted for publication)
  • Ewen E, LeComte J, Lopresto B, Schenck S. The Impact of Chronic Opioid Therapy for Non-Cancer Related Pain on the Delivery of Preventive Services and Chronic Disease Management in Primary Care Practices. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. 2015
  • Ewen E, LeComte J, Lopresto B, Schenck S. The Impact of and Interaction between Chronic Opioid Therapy and Behavioral Health Comorbidities on Hospital, Emergency Department, and Primary Care Utilization in a Large Integrated Health System. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. 2015.
  • O’Toole J, Friedland A, Gonzaga AR, Hartig JR, Holliday S, Lukela M, Moutsios SA, Kolarik R. The Practice Patterns of Recently Graduated Internal Medicine-Pediatric Hospitalists. Hospital Pediatrics 2015; 5; 309-314 PMED 26034162
  • Davis J, Riesenberg L, Mardis M, Donnelly J, Benningfield B, Youngstrom M, Vetter I. Evaluating Outcomes of Electronic Tools Supporting Physician Shift-to-Shift Handoffs: A Systematic Review. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. June 2015, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 174-180 PMED 26221430
  • Peter A. Burke, D.O.; Michael T. Vest, D.O.; Hemant Kher, Ph.D.; Joseph Deutsch, M.D.; Sneha Daya, M.D. Improving Resident Performance Through A Simulated Rapid Response Team: A Pilot Study. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. July 2015, Vol 115, 444-450
  • Patel V, Elliott E. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Identify Causes for Readmission Following Revascularization. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. 2015.
  • Burday M, Slack D, Hess J, Deutsch J, Donnelly J, Aboff B. Intern Orientation – A New Beginning. Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine Spring Meeting. April 2015
  • Roofeh D, Uzelac G, Donnelly, J. Dialing Down Chest Pain: A Case of “Atypical Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath”. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation. April 2015.
  • Aggarwal A, Donnelly J, Raman T. The Problem of Persistent, Progressive Pneumonia. American College of Physicians Delaware Annual Scientific Meeting Poster Presentation. Feb 2015
  • Bley B. Use of Ultrasound in Musculoskeletal Medicine. Delaware Academy of Family Physicians Sports Medicine Symposium. Feb 2015.

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Presentations/Workshops

  • 2019 Allen Friedland, MD Co-speaker, University of Cleveland Hospitals Med-Peds Program retreat, “History of Med-Peds”, March.
  • 2019 Allen Friedland, MD Co-speaker, Student National Medical Association, Annual Medical Education Conference “So you are Thinking of a Combined Residency?, Here is What You Need to Know”, April.
  • 2019 Allen Friedland, MD Keynote Speaker, Icahn Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Med-Peds 3rd Symposium, “Three Times a Charm to NYC. What You Don’t Learn in Leadership School”, May.
  • 2019 Allen Friedland, MD Panel Discussant and small group leader, Icahn Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Med-Peds 3rd Symposium, Panel for medical students, May.
  • 2019 Allen Friedland, MD Speaker, University of Buffalo School of Medicine, Med-Peds Northeast Regional Meeting; “The State of Med-Peds”, May.
  • Stephanie Guarino, MD. Population Health Meets Patient Centered Care. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. 2018.
  • Kate McDonnell, MD. E-Cigarettes and Vaping: What you Need to Know”. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. 2018.
  • Rani Singh-Patel, DO. Updates in HIV. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. 2018.
  • Stephanie Guarino, MD Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. 2018.
  • David Chen, MD, MPH. “Firearm Violence in Wilmington”. Innovative Discoveries Series, ChristianaCare Value Institute. 2018.
  • Katherine McDonnell, MD. “Pick your Poison Flavor. What you Need to Know About E-cigarettes and Vaping”, Pediatric Grand Rounds, ChristianaCare. 2018.
  • Tony Bianchetta, MD. Clinical Pearls. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. June 2018.
  • John Donnelly, MD. Emotional Intelligence for Chief Residents – You Can’t Have That Milk! Alliance of Academic Medicine Annual Meeting. 2018.
  • John Donnelly, MD. Holistic Applicant Selection in the Environment of High Volume Applications. Alliance of Academic Medicine Annual Meeting. 2018.
  • John Donnelly, MD. If You Build It, They Will Come – or Will They? How to Build a Successful Faculty Development Toolbox at Your Program. Alliance of Academic Medicine Annual Meeting. 2018.
  • John Donnelly, MD. Speak C-Suite to Negotiate Resources. Alliance of Academic Medicine Annual Meeting. 2018.
  • Allen Friedland, MD, Himani Divatia, DO. A Tale of Two Exams: Preparing Med-Peds Residents for Successful Dual Board Certification. Med-Peds Program Directors’ Association Annual Meeting. 2018.
  • Charmaine Wright, MD and Allen Friedland, MD. Grand Rounds, Nemours-duPont Hospital for Children. “Transition of Young Adults with Special Healthcare Needs: Collaborative Models of Care”, February 2018.
  • Charmaine Wright, MD and Allen Friedland, MD Grand Rounds, ChristianaCare, Department of Medicine, “Transition of Young Adults with Special Healthcare Needs: Collaborative Models of Care”, March 2018.
  • Tony Bianchetta, MD. Clinical Pearls. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. June 2018
  • John Donnelly, MD. Emotional Intelligence for Chief Residents – You Can’t Have That Milk! Alliance of Academic Medicine Annual Meeting. 2018
  • John Donnelly, MD. Holistic Applicant Selection in the Environment of High Volume Applications. Alliance of Academic Medicine Annual Meeting. 2018
  • John Donnelly, MD. If You Build It, They Will Come – or Will They? How to Build a Successful Faculty Development Toolbox at Your Program. Alliance of Academic Medicine Annual Meeting. 2018
  • John Donnelly, MD. Speak C-Suite to Negotiate Resources. Alliance of Academic Medicine Annual Meeting. 2018
  • Allen Friedland, MD, Himani Divatia, DO. A Tale of Two Exams: Preparing Med-Peds Residents for Successful Dual Board Certification. Med-Peds Program Directors’ Association Annual Meeting. 2018
  • Charmaine Wright, MD and Allen Friedland, MD. Grand Rounds, Nemours-duPont Hospital for Children. “Transition of Young Adults with Special Healthcare Needs: Collaborative Models of Care”, February 2018
  • Charmaine Wright, MD and Allen Friedland, MD Grand Rounds, ChristianaCare, Department of Medicine, “Transition of Young Adults with Special Healthcare Needs: Collaborative Models of Care”, March 2018
  • John Donnelly, M.D. and Erin Meyer, D.O. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. “Clinical Pearls”. May 2017
  • John Donnelly, M.D. Plenary Co-speaker, Med-Peds Program Directors’ Annual Meeting; “GME Finance Reform, the IOM and the Future of GME Funding: How to Avoid the Hunger Games for Med-Peds Training”. April 2017
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. Plenary Co-speaker, Med-Peds Program Directors’ Annual Meeting; “Med-Peds 50 Years Looking Back”. April 2017
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. Workshop co-presenter, Med-Peds Program Directors’ Annual Meeting; “Cultivating Med-Peds Interest: Interest Group Development, Expansion and Innovation.” April 2017
  • Gia Uzelac, M.D., Christine Herdman, M.D., Jennifer LeComte, D.O. Everything You Always Wanted to Know about the Adult (Medical) World (but didn’t have anyone to ask). Pediatrics Grand Rounds. duPont Hospital for Children. February 2017
  • David Chen, M.D. Wilmington and the Social Determinants of Health. Pediatrics Grand Rounds. ChristianaCare. February 2017
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. Bridging Partnerships with Patients and Providers in Transition to Adult Care. Grand Rounds. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. University of Maryland. January 2017.
  • Himani Divatia, D.O. Update Allergy and Anaphylaxis. Pediatrics Grand Rounds. ChristianaCare. January 2017
  • Stephanie Guarino, M.D. Young Adult and Oncology and Hematology Transitions. Medicine Grand Rounds, ChristianaCare. January 2017
  • Elizabeth Muth, M.D. Medication History and Reconciliation. Medicine Grand Rounds, ChristianaCare November 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. Speaker, Conrad School of Sciences and Math Middle School, Healthy Living Day 2016, Medical Society of Delaware; “What a 7th Grader Needs to Know”, November 2016
  • John A. Donnelly, M.D. Shift Cards in the Resident Outpatient Clinic – Providing feedback to residents and informing your Clinical Competency Committee. Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine National Skills Conference. National Harbor, MD. October 2016.
  • John A. Donnelly, M.D. X+Y Scheduling: How to turn the Rubik’s Cube into a Paint by Numbers. Alliance of Academic Internal Medicine Skills Conference. National Meeting. National Harbor, MD. October 2016
  • Daniel Elliott, M.D. Implementation, healthcare innovation, market change. Executive MBA Class at Georgetown University. 2016
  • Himani Divatia, D.O. Physician Wellness. Addressing Burnout, Depersonalization and Career Satisfaction. Delaware State Osteopathic Society. Annual Meeting. May 2016
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. Too Old for the Pediatrician? Managing Transitions in Care. Pediatrics Grand Rounds ChristianaCare. May 2016
  • John Donnelly, M.D.. Faculty Burnout and Resiliency: Shifting the Balance Towards Wellness. Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine. Workshop. April 2016
  • Anthony Gannon, M.D.. Transitions of Care in Diabetes. Medicine Grand Rounds. Department of Medicine. April 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Med-Peds Update. Annual Meeting, Med-Peds Program Directors’ Association. April 2016
  • Sneha Daya, M.D., Himani, Divatia, D.O. and Allen Friedland, M.D. “LEED-R: A Guide to Developing a Leadership Skills Curriculum for Trainees” Med-Peds Program Directors’ Association. Workshop. April 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. and Jennifer LeComte, D.O. So You Want to Apply to Med-Peds. Med-Peds Interest Group First Year Class; Keck School of Medicine of University of South California. March 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. and Jennifer LeComte, D.O. So You Want to Apply to Med-Peds. Med-Peds Interest Group Fourth Year Class; Keck School of Medicine of University of South California. March 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. Milestones of Med-Peds History, Leadership Successes. Med-Peds Residency Program Meeting. Keck School of Medicine University of South California. March 2016
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. and Allen Friedland, M.D. Too Old for the Pediatrician? Pediatrics Grand Rounds. Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California. March 2016
  • Dave Chen, M.D. Gun Violence: The Emerging Public Health Model- Approaches in Delaware to Reducing Gun Violence Through Evidence-Based Intervention and Public Policy. Medical Society Round Table Discussion. March 2016.
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. How to Become a Med-Peds Physician, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Interest Groups, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine. 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. Post-Match Reflections About Med-Peds. Greater Philadelphia Med-Peds Interest Group. 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. Introduction to Med-Peds. Interest Group Meeting. Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. Milestones of Med-Peds History, Leadership Successes. The University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Med-Peds Program Retreat (inaugural); Keynote Speaker. 2015
  • Sangeeta Bhattacharya, M.D. (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur). AAP Section of International Child Health Abstract Symposium. Impact on Haemophilus Influenzae Type b Vaccine in Children and Their Families Affected By HIV. 2015.
  • Prater C. , Maru P. Global Health Series: An Analysis of the British Health System. Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. August 2015.
  • Erin Meyer, D.O. Wilderness Medicine. The Specialty You Didn’t Know You Practiced. Wilmington New Castle Pediatric Association Annual Meeting. 2015.
  • Seth Torregiani, D.O. Asylum Seekers. Global Health Series. March 2015.
  • Bley B. Use of Ultrasound in Musculoskeletal Medicine. Delaware Academy of Family Physicians Sports Medicine Symposium. Feb 2015.
  • Bley B. Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Management of Chronic Tendinopathy. ATI Physical Therapy Educational Seminar. Jan 2015.

Section of Med-Peds Attending Physicians

Awards/Recognition

  • 2019, Outpatient Teacher of the Year, Department of Medicine. Justin Eldridge, MD.
  • 2019, Educator of the Month (April). Preetha Kurian, MD.
  • 2019, Delaware ACP Laureate Award. Allen Friedland, MD.
  • 2019, Top Doctors, Philadelphia Today Magazine. Allen Friedland, MD.
  • 2019, Leadership Award, Med-Peds Program Directors’ Association. Allen Friedland, MD.
  • 2019, Chair, Faculty Development Committee, Alliance of Academic Internal Medicine. John Donnelly, MD.
  • 2018, Medical Student Faculty Teacher of the Year, Internal Medicine Student Program. Preetha Kurian, MD
  • 2018, Top Doctors, Philadelphia Today Magazine. Allen Friedland, MD
  • 2018 February, Educator of the Month, duPont Hospital for Children. Justin Eldridge, MD.
  • 2018, Chair, Planning Committee Annual Meeting 2018, Delaware American College of Physicians. Himani Divatia, DO
  • 2017, Top Doctors, Delaware Today. Allen Friedland, MD, Bradley Bley, DO, Anthony Gannon, MD, Robert Heinle, MD
  • 2017, Louis Bartoshesky Award for excellence in teaching and clinical care. Himani Divatia, D.O.
  • 2017, Hospitalist Award, American College of Physicians, Delaware Chapter. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • 2017, Leonard P. Lang Award, American College of Physicians, Delaware Chapter. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • 2016, Top Doctors, Delaware Today. Karla Testa, M.D., Christine Herdman, M.D. and Bradley Bley, D.O.
  • 2016, Delaware Business Times 40. Achievers and Innovators Under Age 40 Awardee. Roshni Guerry, M.D.
  • 2016 Outpatient Teacher of the Year, Pediatric Residency Graduation. Justin Eldridge, M.D.
  • 2016 First State School, Jane P. Maroney award. Given to a professional who makes a significant difference in the lives of children. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • 2016 Department of Medicine, Teacher of the Year, Medical Students. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • 2015 City of Wilmington Award. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • 2015 Top Doctors, Delaware Today. Bradley Bley, D.O. and Julie Holmon, M.D.
  • 2015 Best Doctors, Internal Medicine and also Pediatrics; Suburban Life, Philadelphia Life Magazine. Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • 2015 Joel David Klein Faculty Teacher of the Year Award, Anthony Gannon, M.D.
  • 2015 Department of Medicine, Teacher of the Year, Medical Students. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • 2015 Department of Medicine, Teacher of the Year, Residents. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • 2015 Delaware Chapter, American College of Physicians. Hospitalist Award. Julie Holmon, M.D.

Section of Med-Peds Attending Physicians

Local and Regional Committees and Positions

  • ACP Governor Delaware, Dan Elliott, MD. 2019-2021.
  • Chair, Profession Excellence Committee, Medical Group of ChristianaCare. Tony Bianchetta, MD.
  • Editorial Advisor, Practical Reviews. Hospital Medicine. Himani Divatia, DO.
  • Leadership Delaware Fellowship, 2017-2018. David Chen, MD
  • Leadership Delaware Fellowship, 2016-2017. Roshni Guerry, M.D.
  • Medical Executive Committee, At Large Member, ChristianaCare. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • Nominations Committee, Department of Medicine, ChristianaCare. Tony Bianchetta, M.D.
  • Board of Directors, Special Olympics Delaware. Jenniifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Medical Director, Palliative Care, ChristianaCare. Roshni Guerry, M.D.
  • Medical Director, ChristianaCare Quality Partners. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Safety and Quality Council, Graduate medical Education, ChristianaCare. Elizabeth Muth, M.D.
  • Governor’s Advisory Council, American College of Physicians Delaware Chapter. Tony Bianchetta, M.D., Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Project CandOR, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality demonstration project, ChristianaCare. Roshni Guerry, M.D.
  • Chair, ChristianaCare Quality Partners, Reimbursement Committee. Shilpa Mehta, M.D.
  • Division of Medicine Care Coordination Branch Leader, Department of Medicine. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • Professional Excellence Committee, Department of Medicine. Roshni Guerry, M.D.
  • Associate Chair of Research, Department of Medicine, 2013. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Emergency Preparedness Committee, Newborn Pulse Oximetry Guideline Implementation Team, Christiana Pediatric Hospitalists. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • Specialist Council, ChristianaCare. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • Medical Executive Committee, ChristianaCare. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • American College of Physicians Early Career Physician Chair, Delaware American College of Physicians. Nancy Fleurancois, M.D.
  • Assistant Medical Director of Clinical Integration, ChristianaCare Hospitalist Partners. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • Clinical Leader, HealthCare Center at Christiana Practice. Tony Bianchetta, M.D.
  • Trauma Co-management Project Leader, Hip Fracture Intervention Team, Team Re-Design, Sign- Out, Chest Pain Protocol Project, TIA Unit Collaboration. ChristianaCare Hospitalist Partners. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • American College of Physicians Council of Early Career Physicians, Delaware American College of Physicians. Samantha DeCouto, D.O., Justin Eldridge, M.D.
  • Clinical Scholar, ChristianaCare Value Institute. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Co-Chair Health Work Group. Medical State Transition Task Force for Emerging Adults w/ Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs. Governor Markell appointed. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Chair, Advocacy. Delaware American College of Physicians. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Physician Ambassador 2012, Adult Medicine Office. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Mentor, Global Health Track, Department of Medicine. Karla Testa, M.D.
  • Physician Excellence Committee, Department of Medicine. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • Chair, American College of Physicians State Delegation. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Course Director, Introduction to Biostatistics and Evidence-Based Medicine, ChristianaCare Internal Medicine Residency Program. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Performance Improvement and Redesign Committees, The Medical Group Health Care Center at Christiana. Tony Bianchetta, M.D.
  • Assistant Medical Director Adult Medical Office. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Associate Chair of Research, Department of Medicine. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Chair, Planning Committee Annual Meeting 2013, Delaware American College of Physicians. Tony Bianchetta, M.D.
  • Chair, Planning Committee Annual Meeting 2012, Delaware American College of Physicians. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • State Transition Task Force Design Committee and co-chair Health Work Group. 2012. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Physician Ambassador 2011, Pediatrics Practice Program. Tony Bianchetta, M.D.
  • Regional Society of General Internal Medicine Conference 2012. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Physician Ambassador 2011, Visiting Nurses Association. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • Department of Pediatrics Executive Committee 2011. Allison Buonocore, M.D.
  • Department of Medicine Professional Excellence Committee. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • Department of Medicine Education Committee. John Donnelly, M.D., Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • American College of Physicians, State Delegation Chair, Key Contact, Governor’s Executive Council, Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee Delaware Chapter, Advocacy Chair State chapter. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Department of Medicine Executive Committee. Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • Chair, Faculty Affairs Committee, Graduate Medical Education Committee, ChristianaCare. Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • School Health Committee, Medical Society of Delaware. Allen Friedland, M.D., Tony Bianchetta, M.D.
  • Senior Policy Analyst, Health Services Policy Research Group, Center for Community Research and Service, University of Delaware. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Member, Delaware Valley Institute for Clinical and Translational Studies. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Course Director, Introduction to Biostatistics and Evidence-Based Medicine, ChristianaCare Internal Medicine Residency Program. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Department of Medicine Credentials and Bylaws Committee. Allen Friedland, M.D.

National Committees and Positions

  • AAP Grand Rounds Section Editor Med-Peds. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • Health Management Academy- Physician Leadership Program. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • GME Committee, Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine member. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • Advisory Board, Center for Health Care Transition Improvement. Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 2013. Jennifer LeComte, D.O., Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • Co-Chair (inaugural), Society of General Internal Medicine Task Force: Longitudinal Care for Patients with Child Onset Conditions, 2013. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Pediatric Academic Society. Health Care Transition Research Consortium Member. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Chair, American Academy of Pediatrics, Med-Peds section 2012. Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • Committee on Pediatric Education, American Academy of Pediatrics. Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • E-Learning Committee, Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine member. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • State Transition Task Force, Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Evidence-Based Medicine National Task Force. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • AAP Committee Medical Home Resident Education Initiative Working Group. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine: Poster Session Judge, Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting Regional Meeting. Program Planning Committee, Regional Meeting Workshop Committee Chairman, Institutional Champion, Regional Meeting Chair and Host. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Advisory Council, CNA Health ACTION Partnership (AHRQ “Accelerating Change and Transformation in Organizations and Networks” Partnership). Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Senior Fellow, School of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Member, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Regional Experts Panel. Daniel Elliott, M.D.

Med-Peds Residents

Posters, presentations, abstracts, book chapters, articles 2015-current

  • Maguire M. Co-speaker, Student National Medical Association, Annual Medical Education Conference “So you are Thinking of a Combined Residency?, Here is What You Need to Know”, April 2019.
  • Holmes S. “Non-Opioid Prescription Alternative Initiation (NOPAIN) – An Educational Intervention to Improve Utilization of Non-Opiate Analgesics in the Treatment of Back Pain”. Delaware ACP Resident QI Symposium. 2019.
  • Kondos V. “Atrial flutter and respiratory distress following exposure to Palytoxin”, National ACP 2019.
  • Haimes B. Improving Call Experience Using KUMQUAT (Call Monitoring Quality Tool): 10 month follow up on tool use and efficacy. National and Delaware ACP 2019.
  • Nichols J. HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and Women: Survey of the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs in an Urban Obstetrics/Gynecology Clinic. AIDS Patient Care and STD. Nov 2018.
  • Brown H. “What a Seventh Grader Needs to Know. Healthy Living 2018”. Conrad Schools of Science. 2018.
  • Haimes B. “A Stroke of Bad Luck”. National Med-Peds Residents Association. 2018.
  • Kondos V. “Atrial Flutter and respiratory distress following exposure to palytoxin”, North America Congress of Clinical Toxicology, 2018.
  • Nichols J. “Spectrum of disease in HIV-positive patients presenting to a tertiary care hospital: a retrospective, cross-sectional review in Kumasi, Ghana” BMC Infectious Diseases. Aug 2018 PMID: 30139334.
  • Haimes B. From Observation Status to the OR: A Case of Mesenteric Ischemia Presenting in an Unsuspecting Manner
  • Mertens A. A. Defective Heart Valve: an Unusual Case of Endocarditis. Society of General Internal Medicine Mid- Atlantic Region Poster. November 2017
  • Kuznicki A. Clear the Air, Document Goals of Care. Society of General Internal Medicine Mid- Atlantic Region Poster. November 2017
  • Maguire M..” A-HA! Achieving Health Equity: a novel use of simulation in a multi-modal approach to education of social determinants of health and cultural competency. Society of General Internal Medicine Mid- Atlantic Region Workshop. November 2017
  • Maguire M..” The Evolving Role of the Medical Mentor: How to Select and Become a Successful Mentor Throughout your Medical Training & Career. Society of General Internal Medicine Mid- Atlantic Region Workshop. November 2017
  • Maguire M., Kottenhahn R., Consiglia-Ward L., Smalls, A., Dressler, R. 2017. Using a Poverty Simulation in Graduate Medical Education as a Mechanism to Introduce Social Determinants of Health and Cultural Competency. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. June 2017
  • Maguire M. “Parag Bakshi Scholarship Lecture: Dominican Republic: donde uno puede sentirse en casa”. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. June 2017.
  • Maguire M. “Reflecting on Health Care in Hispaniola: Pediatrics in Haiti and Dominican Republic through Personal Experience”. Pediatrics Grand Rounds. May 2017.
  • Bailey P., Dryer M., Piper J,, Ahmad S. “Chronic cough conundrum: a case report of a new diagnosis of HIV and pulmonary Kaposi’s sarcoma”. BMC Pulmonary Medicine. April 2017.
  • Maguire, M., Kottenhahn, R., Smalls, A., Dressler, R. 2017. Using a Poverty Simulation in Graduate Medical Education as a Mechanism to Introduce Social Determinants of Health and Cultural Competency. Journal of Graduate Medical Education (accepted for June 2017 issue).
  • Mertens A., Roofeh D., Qureshi S., Ruether J. “Broken Heart: The Story of a Man with Rheumatologic Overlap Syndrome”. American College of Physicians, Delaware Chapter, Poster. Feb 2017.
  • Smalls, A., Kottenhahn, R., Maguire, M. National Initiative V Capstone Presentation: “A-HA: Advancing Health Advocacy”. AIAMC National Meeting. Amelia Island, FL. 3/30-4/1/2017 (Abstract and Oral Presentation).
  • Maguire, M., Kottenhahn, R., Smalls, A., Paul, D. “A-HA: Advancing Health Advocacy” through Resident Education”. AIAMC National Meeting. Amelia Island, FL. 3/31/2017 (Abstract and Poster).
  • Sukhera, J., Maguire, M. The Ideal vs. Actual Self: Utilizing the Implicit Association Test to Foster Learner and Faculty Development”. AAMC Joint ORR/CFAS Professional Development Conference. Orlando, FL. 3/9-3/12/2017 (Oral Presentation, Respondent).
  • Maguire, M., Ogburn, A., Autry, M., Matheny, S., Hseih, D. “Critical Care Outside the ICU: Training Tomorrow’s Physician to Care for an Evolving Underserved Population. AAMC Joint ORR/CFAS Professional Development Conference. Orlando, FL.  3/9-3/12/2017. (Abstract, Oral Presentation and Session Moderation).
  • Bailey, P., Maguire, M., Friedland, A. “Engaging the C-Suite Through a “LEED-R” Curriculum”. AAMC Joint ORR/CFAS Professional Development Conference. Orlando, FL.  3/9-3/12/2017 (Abstract and Poster).
  • Blood, A., Davis, J., Lee, J., Maguire, M. “The Research Agenda for Wellness Efficacy”. AAMC Joint ORR/CFAS Professional Development Conference. Orlando, FL.  3/9-3/12/2017 (Abstract and Poster).
  • Maguire, M., Tesafalul, M. “Implicit Biases, Explicit Consequences”. AAMC Learn, Serve, Lead National Conference, Organization of Resident Representatives. Seattle, WA. 11/11/2016 (Abstract, Oral Presentation and Session Moderation)
  • Maguire, M., Dressler, R. “Unconscious Bias in Medicine and Education Exercise”. AIAMC National Initiative V, Meeting 3. Fort Worth, TX. 10/14/2016 (Oral Presentation and Session Moderation).
  • McKenna, K., Hashimoto, D., Maguire, M., Bynum, W. 2016. “The Missing Link: Connection is Key to Resilience in Medical Education”. Journal of Academic Medicine.
  • Maguire, M., Kottenhahn, R., Smalls, A., Paul, D. AIAMC National Initiative V: “A-HA: Advancing Health Advocacy through Resident Education”. AIAMC NIV National Meeting. Tucson, AZ 4/1/2016 (Abstract and Poster).
  • Sukhera, J., Maguire, M. “Integrating unconscious bias into medical education”. AAMC Joint GSA/GDI/ORR/CFAS Professional Development Conference. Salt Lake City, UT.  3/3-3/5/2016 (Oral Presentation, Respondent).
  • Dixon, S., Maguire, M., Marks, A. “Fact, Fiction, Fears and Future of 80 Hour Work Week”. AAMC Joint GSA/GDI/ORR/CFAS Professional Development Conference. Salt Lake City, UT.  3/3-3/5/2016 (Oral Presentation, Respondent).
  • Lewis, Stephanie and Cohen, David. A Rare Case of Fever of Unknown Origin Post Cardiothoracic Surgery. Top Clinical Poster. American College of Physicians, Delaware Chapter. Stephanie Lewis, D.O. 2017.
  • Silverman B., Msambichaka L., and Donnelly J. Chapter 29. Heart Disease. Women in Obesity Medicine. Management of Obesity in Women’s Health Care. 2017.
  • Scott Holmes, D.O. Speaker, Conrad School of Sciences and Math Middle School, Healthy Living Day 2016, Medical Society of Delaware; “What a 7th Grader Needs to Know”, November 2016.
  • Fritzges K. and Marissa L. Band, Esq.“Medico-Legal Issues”. Pediatrics Grand Rounds. July 2016.
  • Fritzges K. and Marissa L. Band, Esq.“Medico-Legal Issues”. Ob-Gyn Grand Rounds. July2016.
  • Fritzges K. and Marissa L. Band, Esq. “Medico-Legal Issues”. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. April 2016.
  • Sukhera J, Maguire M. Integrating unconscious bias into medical education. Oral Presentation, Association of American Medical Colleges, Joint GSA/GDI/ORR/CFAS Spring Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. March 2016.
  • Dixon S, Maguire M, Marks A. Fact, Fiction, Fears and Future of 80 Hour Work Week. Oral Reflection, Association of American Medical Colleges, Joint GSA/GDI//ORR/CFAS Spring Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. March 2016.
  • Fritzges K. “Influence of Medical-Legal Partnership on Self-Reported Health and Wellbeing of Low-Income Pregnant”. National Medical Legal Partnership Poster presentation, 2016
  • Barrow S, Reinhardt J. “Hark the Herald Bleeding Interval!”. Delaware Chapter , American College of Physicians Podium Presentation, Clinical Vignette Winner, 2016.
  • Silverman B, Wakai S, Schneider L, Mitchell D, Davis N, Benninghoff M. “5-step Bundle for C. Diff Prevention”. Delaware Chapter, American College of Physicians, High Value, Cost Conscious Care Winner and National American College of Physicians, Top 20 Abstract 2016.
  • Roofeh D, Lewis S. More than Just a Headache. Pass the Penicillin, Please. Delaware Chapter, American College of Physicians Poster Presentation, 2016.
  • Silverman B. You Grew What Bug Where? Delaware Chapter, American College of Physicians Poster Presentation, 2016.
  • Maguire M., Knickerbocker C, Agarwal G. Medical Education Elective for Senior Students: An Opportunity for Teaching and Curricular Innovation. American Association of Medical Colleges National Meeting, Oral Presentation. November 2015.
  • Chen D, M.D. Ebola, Measles, and Gun Violence: Epidemiology, Ethics, and Redefining Public Health. Global Health Series Lecturer. March 2015.
  • Gupta M, Msambichaka L, Ballas SK, Gupta K. Morphine for the treatment of pain in sickle cell disease. Scientific World Journal. Jan 2015.
  • Patel V, Elliott E. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Identify Causes for Readmission Following Revascularization. Poster. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. 2015.
  • Uzelac G. A Case of Ehrlichiosis: Going on a History and a Hunch. American College of Physicians National Poster Competition, 2015.
  • Roofeh D, Uzelac G, Donnelly, J. Dialing Down Chest Pain: A Case of “Atypical Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath”. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation. April 2015.
  • Chen D, Denn M. “Growing Up in a Violent Neighborhood. Medical Society of Delaware. It’s Obvious Campaign. Feb 2015. http://www.wdel.com/story.php?id=66303
  • Silverman B, et al. Got Status. DNR Status in RRT’s. Delaware American College of Physicians. Poster Presentation. Feb 2015. Second Place.
  • Roofeh D, et al. Recurrent Upper GI Bleeding in the Elderly: A Multidisciplinary Etiology. Delaware American College of Physicians. Poster Presentation. Feb 2015. Second Place Clinical Vignette.

Med-Peds Residents

Awards/Recognition

    • Kondos V and Brown H. Poster Competition Winner. ACP Research/QI Day. Screening for Post- Partum Depression. 2019.
    • Holmes S. Oral Presentation Winner. ACP Research/QI Day Non Opiate Treatment for Chronic Low Back Pain, 2019.
    • Holmes S. Medical Student Teacher of the Year. Department of Medicine. 2019.
    • Mertens A. Resident Teacher of the Year. Delaware Core Branch Campus Student Programs. 2019.
    • Mertens A. Teacher of the Year. Department of Medicine. 2019.
    • Hastry C. Intern of the Year. Department of Medicine. 2019.
    • Haimes B. Improving Call Experience Using KUMQUAT (Call Monitoring Quality Tool): 10 month follow up on tool use and efficacy Delaware ACP. First Place QI Project 2019.
    • ChristianaCare Way Gold Award for PI. NOPAIN – Non-Opioid Prescription Alternative Initiative. Scott Holmes, DO, Shannon Pan, MD.
    • ChristianaCare Way Silver Award for PI. Goals of Care in the Outpatient Setting. Avalon Mertens, DO, Ryan Holton, MD, Bryan Haimes, MD, MPH, Max Oran, MD, Nicole Baum, DO.
    • Howard Schubiner Award, National Med-Peds Residents Association recognizing significant contributions by a Med-Peds resident to NMRPA and/or Med-Peds at the local or state level, 2018. Michael Maguire, MD, MPH.
    • Southeastern Pennsylvania American College of Physician Professionalism Award for Trainees. 2018 Ryan Holton, MD.
    • Haimes B. “A Stroke of Bad Luck”. Case Award Winner. National Med-Peds Residents Association. 2018.
    • Gold Humanism. Sidney Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. 2018. Michael Maguire, MD, MPH.
    • Haimes B. From Observation Status to the OR: A Case of Mesenteric Ischemia Presenting in an Unsuspecting Manner. Second Place Clinical Poster. American College of Physicians, Delaware Chapter. 2018.
    • Maguire M. Gold Humanism. Sidney Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. 2018
    • Haimes B. From Observation Status to the OR: A Case of Mesenteric Ischemia Presenting in an Unsuspecting Manner. Second Place Clinical Poster. American College of Physicians, Delaware Chapter. 2018
    • Delaware Branch Campus, Teaching Award 2017. David Roofeh, MD
    • Mark Maxwell Award at Internal Medicine Graduation. 2017. David Roofeh, M.D.
    • Teacher of year medical students at Internal Medicine Graduation. 2017. David Roofeh, M.D.
    • Resident teaching award. Pediatrics graduation. 2017. David Roofeh, M.D.
    • Lewis, Stephanie and Cohen, David. A Rare Case of Fever of Unknown Origin Post Cardiothoracic Surgery. Top Clinical Poster. American College of Physicians, Delaware Chapter. 2017. Stephanie Lewis, D.O.
    • Resident of the month, Lilian Msambichaka, M.D.
    • Bakshi Award for Global Health Education, Delaware Chapter of the American College of Physicians. 2016. Michael Maguire, M.D.
    • Southeastern American College of Physician Humanism Award. 2016. David Roofeh, M.D.

Resident of the Month. ChristianaCare. June 2016. David Roofeh, M.D.

  • Top 20 Abstract Award, American College of Physicians National Meeting 2016. 5-Component Bundle for Clostridium Difficile Prevention. Ben Silverman, M.D.
  • Sydney Kimmel Medical Center at Thomas Jefferson University Clinical Campus Award. 2015. David Chen, M.D., Vishal Patel, M.D., David Roofeh, M.D.
  • Herman Rosenblum Award for Excellence in Delivering Pediatric Care. 2015. Himani Divatia, D.O.
  • John W. Maroney Award for Excellence in Ambulatory Care. 2015. David Chen, M.D.
  • American College of Physicians Celebrates Young Achievers. 2015. Gia Uzelac, M.D.

 

Med-Peds Residents

Positions/Committees

  • Scholar, Aspen Ideas Health Festival. Michael Maguire, MD. 2019.
  • American Society of Hematology Minority Resident Hematology Program. Identifying Disparities in Primary and Secondary Stroke Prevention between Pediatric and Adult Sickle Cell Patients. Ismanie Guillaume, MD.
  • National Med-Peds Resident’s Association; Secretary; Valien Kondos, DO 2018-2019.
  • Resident’s Council, ChristianaCare; Ryan Holton, MD, President; Valien Kondos DO, Secretary; Heather Brown, MD, Wellness 2018-2019.
  • National Med-Peds Resident’s Association; Secretary; Valien Kondos, DO 2018-2019
  • Resident’s Council, ChristianaCare; Ryan Holton, MD, President; Valien Kondos DO, Secretary; Heather Brown, MD, Wellness 2018-2019
  • Speaker of the AMA Resident and Fellow section, Governing Council, 2017-2018. Stephanie Guarino, M.D..
  • Association of American Medical Colleges. Administrative Board of Directors. 2017-2018. Michael Maguire, M.D..
  • Yale Global Health Scholar. 2017-2018. Michael Maguire, M.D..
  • Messaging and Communications working group of the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-being and Resilience. Michael Maguire, M.D..
  • Association of American Medical Colleges, Organization of Resident Representatives. 2015 – 2017. Michael Maguire, M.D..
  • Resident Council Program Representative, ChristianaCare. 2015-2016. Michael Maguire, M.D.
  • Residents’ Council Event Coordinator, ChristianaCare. 2015. Rosie Musheno, M.D.
  • National Med-Peds Residents Association Representative. 2015-2016. Katelyn Fritzges, M.D.
  • Graduate Medical Education Committee, Jefferson Medical College. 2015 – present. Max Oran, M.D.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Residency Program Representatives. 2014 – present. Marylou Dryer, M.D., Stephanie Lewis, D.O., Shannon Barrow, M.D.
  • Care for the Caregiver. 2015 – present. Marylou Dryer, M.D., Dave Roofeh, M.D.
  • Curriculum Committee, Internal Medicine Residency Program. 2015 – present. Matt McCarter, M.D., Rosie Musheno, M.D..

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