Greater Lawrence Family Health Center Providers—Local Care, National Recognition
A host of noteworthy external recognitions for GLFHC physicians/LFMR faculty and residents this spring:
- Cara Marshall was awarded the 2017 Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians’ Family Medicine Educator of the Year Award at the annual meeting in Boston.
- Jen Sparks was awarded the degree of Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians and also elected as Vice President of the MassAFP.
- Warren Bodine was awarded the degree of Fellow, American Osteopathic Association of Sports Medicine and will be recognized for this honor on May 5 at the annual AOASM meeting in Las Vegas.
GLFHC/LFMR faculty and residents presented the following seminars or academic posters at the 2017 MassAFP Meeting in Boston:
Warren Bodine – “Demystifying Low Back Pain- An Evidence-Based Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment” (seminar)
Mia Sorcinelli Smith- “Medications for Opioid Dependence, Guiding your Patients” (seminar)
Jeff Geller & Lisa Koers- “Evidence-Based Use of Acupuncture and the Current State of Practice in the US” (seminar)
Ciaran DellaFera & Josh St Louis- “Transgender Care for Family Medicine Physicians” (seminar)
Julie Johnston – “Long Acting Contraceptive Options for 2017” (seminar)
Alice Kaufman (Tufts MS3), Raman Nohria, Elise Carpenter, Keith Nokes “Implementation of a Food Insecurity Screening & Intervention Program at an Urban FQHC” (poster)
Julia Tse, Whitney LeFevre, Grace Corbi, Cara Marshall “Incorporating a Mentoring Program into a Residency Community Medicine Curriculum” (poster)
Audra Williams, Cara McAnaney, Morgan Younkin, Carolyn Augart, Nicholas Weida, Mia Sorcinelli, Jose Ribas, Stephen Buttenwieser, Maureen Krajewski “Addressing the Opioid Crisis: Addiction Initiatives at LFMR” (poster)
- Wendy Barr, Cara Marshall, Matteo Leveroni-Calvi, Joe Gravel presented the academic poster “LFMR Training Physician Leaders for Undeserved Communities” at the ACGME 4 Year Length of Training Summit in Kansas City, MO.
- Wendy Barr “Moving Toward National Standards for Maternity Care Training & Competency Assessment”; “The 4 Year Residency in FM: A Conversation with the Nation’s Fully Developed Programs”(panel) ; and “Community Scavenger Hunt: Fun Team Building While Walking on Our Patients’ Shoes” at AAFP Program Directors’ Workshop in Kansas City.
- Wendy B. Barr, MD, MPH, MSCE; Sebastian T. Tong, MD, MPH (LFMR ’15); Nicholas M. LeFevre, MD “Association of Group Prenatal Care in US Family Medicine Residencies With Maternity Care Practice: A CERA Secondary Data Analysis” published in Family Medicine.
Through our collective efforts our Health Center and residency continues to build on our national and statewide reputation for innovative patient care and teaching. Congratulations to everyone!