News & Highlights
Rena Fox Interviewed on KCRW's Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Dr. Rena Fox will be interviewed Friday, July 25th at noon on Press Play with Madeleine Brand, a daily radio show broadcast on KCRW in Los Angeles.
To listen live or hear a podcast of the show, please visit http://www.kcrw.com/news-culture/shows/press-play-with-madeleine-brand
DGIM Faculty Practice Celebrates Achievement of Level III Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition
The Mt. Zion Division of General Internal Medicine Faculty Practice located at 1701 Divisadero Street has achieved Level III Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The practice scored 100% on all 6 must pass elements, which are: 1A: Access during office hours; 2D: Use data for population management; 3C: Care management; 4A: Support self-care process; 5B: Referral tracking and follow-up; 6C: Implement continuous quality improvement.
Reena Gupta, assistant professor of medicine in the division of general internal medicine at SFGH, awarded a grant from the Macy Foundation.
Project Muso is one of the eight finalists for Caplow Children's Prize
Dr. Ari Johnson's non-profit organization, Project Muso http://www.projectmuso.org/, is one of the eight finalists for the $1 million Caplow Children's Prize that is awarded to the applicant with the best plan to save the lives of children who would otherwise die before age five. The $1 million will allow the applicant to execute their vision.
Ari Johnson, a third-year resident in the Internal Medicine Primary Care residency program at SFGH, is co-founder of Project Muso. The organization partners with communities in Mali to solve the root causes of health crises.
Dr. Ari Johnson's recently published article, "Assessing Early Access to Care and Child Survival during a Health System Strengthening Intervention in Mali: A Repeated Cross Sectional Survey" can be found at http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0081304