2022 House Staff Research Symposium Winners Presentation

Faculty and trainees within the Department of Medicine who are involved in the care of patients need to be regularly updated with the recent advances and guidelines in the fields of internal medicine and quality improvement to increase clinical knowledge, and to implement the advances and guidelines in clinical practice to enhance the quality of patient care and outcomes.

Target Audience

Physicians, medical students, fellows, and residents.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss that lung cancer promotion by the cancer-testis antigen MAGE-A4 indicates that it is an oncoprotein which functions in part by driving recruitment of immune-suppressive B lymphocytes.

  • Recognize the association between giant cell arteritis and myelodysplastic syndrome.

  • Describe the independent relationship between depressive symptoms and cardiac biomarkers.

  • Demonstrate a greater understanding of the key role that medical education has in equipping medical students with the tools to discuss race in medicine in clinical settings.

  • Develop an understanding of how reducing friction in outpatient follow-up translates to increased patient care.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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