Jonathan A. Ripp

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The Mount Sinai Global Health Center established a new multidisciplinary Global Health Residency Track (GHRT) in 2006. The goal of the GHRT is to provide participants with a foundation in global health issues and population-based health care, a chance to develop basic research and public health skills in the field, and guidance for career development. The(More)
Job burnout is highly prevalent in graduate medical trainees. Numerous demands and stressors drive the development of burnout in this population, leading to significant and potentially tragic consequences, not only for trainees but also for the patients and communities they serve. The literature on interventions to reduce resident burnout is limited but(More)
PURPOSE Internal medicine (IM) residents commonly develop job burnout, which may lead to poor academic performance, depression, and medical errors. The extent to which duty hours restrictions (DHRs) can mitigate job burnout remains uncertain. The July 2011 DHRs created an opportunity to measure the impact of decreased work hours on developing burnout in IM(More)
PURPOSE Job burnout is prevalent among U.S. internal medicine (IM) residents and may lead to depression, suboptimal patient care, and medical errors. This study sought to identify factors predicting new burnout to better identify at-risk residents. METHOD The authors administered surveys to first-year IM residents at five institutions twice between June(More)
T-cell rich B-cell lymphoma (TCR-BCL) is a recently described pathologic diagnosis without a place among traditional lymphoma classification systems. In the past, TCR-BCL has been included among other diagnoses, in particular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin's disease (LPHD). The study of TCR-BCL cohorts may elucidate clinical distinctiveness, response to(More)
Global health has become an increasingly important focus of education, research, and clinical service in North American universities and academic health centers. Today there are at least 49 academically based global health programs in the United States and Canada, as compared with only one in 1999. A new academic society, the Consortium of Universities for(More)
BACKGROUND Job burnout is characterized by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and feelings of decreased personal accomplishment, and it may be linked to depression and suboptimal patient care. Burnout among American internal medicine residents ranges between 55% and 76%. PURPOSE We aim to further characterize burnout prevalence at the start of(More)
BACKGROUND Many physicians planning to work in global health lack adequate formal training. Globalized cities create opportunities to integrate global health training into residency programs, preparing clinicians for less supported experiences abroad. AIM To develop a clinical elective to advance residents' knowledge and skills in global health and(More)
Noncommunicable diseases, including cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, diabetes, cancer, and mental illness, are the leading causes of death and disability worldwide. These diseases are chronic and often mediated predominantly by social determinants of health. Currently there exists a global-health workforce crisis and a subsequent(More)