Jeannette E. South-Paul
University of Pittsburgh
NursingHealth carePopulationFamily medicineMedicine
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#1Catherine L. Coe (UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)H-Index: 1
#2Cleveland Piggott (CU: University of Colorado Boulder)
Last. Jeannette E. South-Paul (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 7
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Leadership positions in academic medicine lack racial and gender diversity. In 2016, the Council of Academic Family Medicine (CAFM) established a Leadership Development Task Force to specifically address the lack of diversity among leadership in academic family medicine, particularly for underrepresented minorities and women. APPROACH: The task force was formed in August 2016 with members from each of the CAFM organizations representing diversity of race, gender, and a...
#1Chyongchiou Jeng Lin (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 11
#2Mary Patricia Nowalk (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 36
Last. Jeannette E. South-Paul (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 7
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Abstract Background Each year in the United States (US), one million adolescents are pregnant, of which approximately 20% are repeat pregnancies. Adolescent motherhood is associated with lower educational attainment, socioeconomic status and poorer health outcomes. A mentoring program called the Maikuru Program conducted from 2011 to 2015, was designed to teach young mothers under 20 years old how to face daily life challenges, to support them by pairing them with an adult mentor, and prevent a ...
#1Abdesalam Soudi (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 2
#2Jeannette E. South-Paul (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 7
Described in this paper is an example of integrating humanities into health interventions or clinical care via a Masters course for graduate students in medical education. The paper outlines the background of the authors (a linguist and a family physician) and explores how their diverse experiences have impacted course development. It describes an increasing number of clinical cases in a large academic health center that spotlight cultural discordancy and subsequent barriers to quality clinician...
#1Abdesalam Soudi (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 2
#2Shelome Gooden (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 4
Last. Jeannette E. South-Paul (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 7
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#1Kentaro Kinjo (Tokai University)H-Index: 1
#2Tomoko Sairenji (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 3
Last. Yoshihisa HondaH-Index: 1
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Abstract Background Physician-led home visit care with medical teams (Zaitaku care) has been developed on a national scale to support those who wish to stay at home at the end of life, and promote a system of community-based integrated care in Japan. Medical care at the end of life can be expensive, and is an urgent socioeconomic issue for aging societies. However medical costs of physician-led home visits care have not been well studied. We compared the medical costs of Zaitaku care and hospita...
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#1Chyongchiou J. Lin (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 14
#2Mary Patricia Nowalk (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 36
Last. Richard K. Zimmerman (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 35
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Background An evidence-based, step-by-step guide, the 4 Pillars™ Practice Transformation Program, was the foundation of an intervention to increase adult immunizations in primary care and was tested in a randomized controlled cluster trial. The purpose of this study is to report changes in influenza immunization rates and on factors related to receipt of influenza vaccine.
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#1Mary Patricia Nowalk (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 36
#2Chyongchiou J. Lin (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 14
Last. Richard K. Zimmerman (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 35
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Abstract Introduction National adult Tdap vaccination rates are low, reinforcing the need to increase vaccination efforts in primary care offices. The 4 Pillars™ Practice Transformation Program is an evidence-based, step-by-step guide to improving primary care adult vaccination with an online implementation tracking dashboard. This study tested the effectiveness of an intervention to increase adult Tdap vaccination that included the 4 Pillars™ Program, provider education, and one-on-one coaching...
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#1Jeannette E. South-Paul (University of Pittsburgh)H-Index: 7
Disparities in health and health care for minorities have existed in the United States for decades and result from an interconnected array of factors. Potential sources of disparities relate to institutional-level, patient-level, and provider-level factors. Institutional-level factors that disproportionately affect African American and Hispanic American patients are lack of access to quality healthcare facilities and variations in insurance status. Patient behaviors (such as tobacco use, diet, a...
#2Samuel C. MathenyH-Index: 2
Last. Evelyn L. LewisH-Index: 1
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Concise, evidence-based coverage of the diseases and syndromes most commonly seen in clinical practice CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment in Family Medicine is an easy-to-use guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of the full range of clinical conditions seen in primary care. The book covers all age groups--from pediatric to geriatric--and includes end-of-life issues. An essential clinical reference for house staff and practicing family physicians, the book is also great for USMLE Step 3...