Tristan L Gorrindo

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The AMA's social media guidelines provide physicians with some basic rules for maintaining professional boundaries when engaging in online activities. Left unanswered are questions about how these guidelines are to be implemented by physicians of different generations. By examining the issues of privacy and technological skill through the eyes of digital(More)
To the Editor:—Dr. Thompson and colleagues present original data about the use of Facebook among residents and medical students. Importantly, they argue that medical education needs to address the burgeoning world of online, publicly-available personal information exemplified by Facebook accounts. We argue, however, that it is insufficient to address the(More)
Patient: Well, my boyfriend made me come here Computer: YOUR BOYFRIEND MADE YOU COME HERE Patient: He says I’m depressed much of the time Computer: I AM SORRY TO HEAR YOU ARE DEPRESSED Patient: It is true. I am unhappy Computer: DO YOU THINK COMING HERE WILL HELP YOU NOT TO BE UNHAPPY? Patient: I need some help, that much seems certain Computer: WHAT WOULD(More)
OBJECTIVE Menstrual cycles are composites of complex events; the data describing them are correspondingly rich. We seek to quantitatively represent menstrual histories from menarche to menopause and to evaluate the clinical belief that regular and stable cycle lengths are the most normative histories. DESIGN Using prospective data from the Tremin Trust,(More)
BACKGROUND Medical specialties, including surgery, obstetrics, anesthesia, critical care, and trauma, have adopted simulation technology for measuring clinical competency as a routine part of their residency training programs; yet, simulation technologies have rarely been adapted or used for psychiatry training. OBJECTIVE The authors describe the(More)
To elucidate gaps in the preparedness of clergy and healthcare providers to care for service members (SM) with deployment-related mental health needs. Participants identified clinically relevant symptoms in a standardized video role play of a veteran with deployment-related mental health needs and discussed their preparedness to deal with SM. Clergy members(More)
INTRODUCTION The controversy surrounding commercial support for continuing medical education (CME) programs has led to policy changes, but data show no significant difference in perceived bias between commercial and noncommercial CME. Indeed, what attendees perceive as commercial influence is not fully understood. We sought to clarify what sources(More)