Natasha Bhuyan

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Low Threat Subspecialists must see enough patients face-to-face for eConsults to succeed in the current funding environment. The study sites report that their specialists are not threatened because demand is still substantial. Since eConsults provide for greater efficiency, specialists feel like they waste less time on referrals of marginal value. The(More)
Training the next generation of physicians in a system wrought with funding disparities has left many residency program directors wondering if there is hope for change—and what role they might play in bringing about change. The current state of graduate medical education (GME) financing is based on outdated statutory formulas that are focused on cost-based(More)
BACKGROUND The Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment of Alcohol Revised (CIWA-Ar) is a commonly used scale for assessing the severity of alcohol withdrawal syndrome in the acute setting. Despite validation of this scale in the general population, the effect of ethnicity on CIWA-Ar scoring does not appear in the literature. The purpose of our study was to(More)
Mutations in MCOLN1, which encodes the cation channel protein TRPML1, result in the neurodegenerative lysosomal storage disorder Mucolipidosis type IV. Mucolipidosis type IV patients show lysosomal dysfunction in many tissues and neuronal cell death. The ortholog of TRPML1 in Caenorhabditis elegans is CUP-5; loss of CUP-5 results in lysosomal dysfunction in(More)
286 ence requirement. With the current duty hour requirements, many residents manage women in labor for extensive periods of time, often making complex care decisions, but would receive no credit by credentialing bodies for that experience. The guidelines have a similar experience criteria model as the procedure guidelines— the minimum number of deliveries(More)