Research Initiatives

Presentations

The academic research findings of the department's faculty are often accepted for presentation at local, state and national meetings. In addition, many of our faculty are often invited to present their educational and clinical research findings - both nationally and internationally. Listed below (alphabetically by faculty name, though many presentations included faculty from other departments/institutions) are some of the more recent presentations made by departmental faculty:

Ron Adler:
"Communication Strategies to Reduce Overdiagnosis Through a Rational Approach to Cancer Screening: A Focus on PCPs" (Dartmouth Conference: Preventing Overdiagnosis)

"Cancer Screening and Shared Decision-Making: Controversies, Challenges and Opportunities" (Massachusetts Academy of Family Medicine annual meeting)
"The Patient-Centered Medical Home: A Model for Delivering and Enhanced and Equitable Care" (Student National Medical Association Regional Annual Medical Education Conference)

Monica Agarawal, Olga Valdman, Noah Rosenberg, and Stephanie Muriglan. "Breastfeeding Practices in Rural Nicaragua" (poster; STFM annual meeting)

Monica Agarwal, Christopher Chang, Serena Hon, Stephanie Muriglan and Olga Valdman:
"Adolescence in Rural Nicaragua: A Study of Identity Through Photojournalism" (AAFP Global Health Conference)

Heather Alker and Suzanne Cashman:
"Development of an Evaluation Tool for Providers of Maternal Child Health Nursing Visits" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Terri Anderson et al:
"Early Findings from the Massachusetts Patient-centered Medical Home Initiative" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Nicholas Apostoleris:
"Encouraging Residents to Continue Participating in Balint and Schwartz Rounds After Graduation" (STFM Forum on Behavioral Science in Family Medicine)
"Training Resident Physicians in the Public Health and Safety Aspects of Prescribing Controlled Substances" (New England Behavioral Science Conference)
"Self Care Basics in Health Care for the Homeless Settings" (National Health Care for the Homeless Council)
"Behavioral Health for Community Health Workers in Health Care for the Homeless Programs" (webinar presented at the National Healthcare for the Homeless Council)

Bob Baldor, Stacy Potts, Jim Ledwith, Joe Gravel, N Shokar, Judy Savageau and Kim Eisenstock:
"Hospitalist Involvement in Family Medicine Training (CERA Survey Results)" (STFM Annual Spring Meeting)

Bob Baldor:
"Primary Care and American Medicine" (4th Annual National Conference on Family Medicine and Community Health; West China Hospital/School of Medicine)
"The UMass Medical Home Project: A Mulitidisciplinary Collaborative Care Model" (The National Associate for the Dually Diagnosed Conference)
"Autism Spectrum Disorders" (AAFP Annual Scientific Assembly)
"Adult and Pediatric Constipation" (AAFP Annual Scientific Assembly)
"Mental Health in the Community, Review and Part A Assessment" (Massachusetts Academy of Family Medicine annual meeting)
"Autism" (Massachusetts Academy of Family Medicine annual meeting)
"Adult and Pediatric Constipation" (American Academy of Family Medicine Scientific Assembly)
"Autism" (American Academy of Family Medicine Scientific Assembly)

Jeff Baxter:
"Managing Opioid Dependence with Buprenorphine Essentials for Patient Care" (STFM annual meeting)
"Associations Between Proposed Quality Benchmarks in Buprenorphine Treatment" (Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse)
"A New Tool for Difficult Times: Using Prescription Monitoring Programs to Support Safer Prescribing and Minimize Abuse and Diversion" (workshop; Association for Medical Eduation and Research in Substance Abuse)
"Using Administrative Data to Evaluate Quality in Buprenorphine Treatment" (Addictional Health Services Research Meeting)

Joseph Bernard:

"Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in a Collegiate Swimmer" (American College of Sports Medicine annual conference)
"Determining Appropriate Weight for Competition in Wrestlers" (UMass/UConn Sports Medicine Fellowship Conference)
"Shoulder Instability" (New England American College of Sports Medicine conference)

Alexander Blount, Ron Adler, Steve Earls, Dan Mullin, Alice LeBlanc and Marco Cornelia:
"Behavioral Health Integration and Care Management: A Cross-sectional View" (STFM Annual Spring Meeting)

Alexander Blount:
"The Patient-Centered Care Plan as a Clinical and Training Intervention in a Residency Practice." (STFM annual meeting)
"Update on the Integration of Behavioral Health and Primary Care." (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

"Patient-centered Care Plan" 
(STFM Conference on Practice Improvement)

"The Power of the Patient-centered Care Plan to Transform Primary Care Practice" (Collaborative Family Healthcare Association annual conference)
"Overview of the Integration of Behavioral Health and Primary Care" (National Association of Community Health Centers annual meeting)

Alexander Blount, Frank Domino, Ben Miller and Carlos Cappas:
"Five Minutes to Change: Practical Counseling Skills for the Primary Care Provider" (STFM Annual Spring Conference)

Phil Bolduc:
"Transitioning HIV to a Primary Care Model" (Massachusetts Statewide HIV Quality Improvement Group)
"HIV Quality Improvement at the Family Health Center of Worcester" (Massachusetts Statewide HIV Quality Improvement Group)
"HIV Update"  (Massachusetts Academy of Family Medicine annual meeting)
"Moving Toward a Primary Care Model for HIV Care" (National HIV Over Fifty Conference)

Alexandra Bonardi et al:
"A Systematic Review of Oral Health Interventions to Reduce Health Disparities in People with Intellectual Disability" (American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry) 
"Definition and Case Finding for Health Surveillance in the US Population with Intellectual Disability" (2012 International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability World Congress)
"Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services Medication Review" (National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services Reinventing Quality Conference)
"An Intervention to Monitor and Reduce Fall Rates Among Adults with Intellectual Disability" (2012 International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability World Congress)

Marcy Boucher, Tracy Kedian and Virginia Van Duyne: "Promoting Emerging Faculty Skills: A Novel 'Tiered Teaching' Program for Senior Residents." (STFM annual meeting)

Jay Broadhurst:
"Marijuana as Medicine: You be the Statewide Ballot Question Committee Chair" (STFM Annual Spring Meeting)

Derek Brindisi, Monica Lowell, Clara Savage, Suzanne Cashman, et al:
"Implementing Mobilizing for Action Through Partnerships and Partcipitation (MAPP) to Achieve a 21st Century City Health Department" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Lucy Candib et al:
"The Wisdom, Wit, and Well-Being of Senior Faculty: Strategies for Senior Medical Educators." (STFM annual meeting)

Lucy Candib and Dan Lasser:
"Winding Up, Winding Down, Late Career Choices in Family Medicine" (STFM Annual Spring Meeting)

Suzanne Cashman, Stephanie Carter-Henry and Lee Hargraves: 
"Graduating Medical Students Views of Primary Care: The Good, the Bad, and the Promising"
(poster; STFM Annual Spring Meeting)


Suzanne Cashman:
"Evidence-base for Service-Learning in the Health Professions" (Association for Prevention Teaching and Research)
"Achieving Interprofessional Competencies through Clinical Prevention and Population Health Education." (Association for Prevention Teaching and Research)

“Redesigning an Existing or Creating a New Course with Service-learning as Foundational Pedagogy” (Appalachian Summit on Service-learning Pedagogy and Practice)
“Principles of Community/Academic Partnerships for Service-learning” (Appalachian Summit on Service-learning Pedagogy and Practice)
"Improving National Health while Enhancing Medical Professions Education: Results from the Paul Ambrose Symposium" (poster; Association for Prevention Teaching and Research annual meeting)
"Learning from with the Community: Teaching the Toolkit" (CU-Expo 2013)
"Optimizing Reflection as a Teaching and Learning Tool in Community-University Partnerships" (International Conference on Service-Learning and Community Engagement)
"Towards a Taxonomy of Reflection - Promoting 21st Century Competencies, Skills and Thinking through Reflection in Service-Learning"  (poster; Northeast Group on Educational Affairs)
"A System-Wide Working Group on Civic Engagement and Service-Learning: How, Why, and So What"? (International Conference on Service-Learning and Community Engagement)

Suzanne Cashman et al:
"Service-learning in the Health Professions: Current State of the Evidence and Opportunities for Future Educational Scholarship" (Community-Campus Partnerships for Health annual conference)

"Promoting Prevention and Wellness: The Case of Tick Borne Illness in an Endemic Area" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)
"Lessons from Cuba: Tailoring Public Health for Integrated Care" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)
"Primary Prevention for Refugees: Discovering the Burden of Choice" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)
"Eat, Walk, Sleep Discuss: Building Participatory Research Using Many Small Steps" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Felix Chang:
"Community-Acquired Pneumonia: An EBM Antibiotic Update" (Massachusetts Academy of Family Medicine annual meeting)
"Acupuncture and Aging" (25th American Medical Acupuncture Symposium)
"Acupuncture for Pain Management" (American Academy of Family Medicine Scientific Assembly)

Robin Clark, Judith Steinberg, Ann Lawthers et al:
"Adoption of Medical Home Characteristics: Interim Results from the Massachusetts Patient-centered Medical Home Initiative (MA PCMHI)" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Robin Clark, Jeff Baxter et al:
"The Impact of Prior Authorization on Buprenorphine Dosage, Relapse and Cost Relapse Rates for Massachusetts Medicaid Beneficiaries with Opiod Dependence" (Behavioral Health Interest Group Meeting, AcademyHealth annual meeting)
"The Impact of Prior Authorization on Buprenorphine Dosage, Relapse and Cost?" (Addiction Health Services Research Conference)

Robin Clark:
"Evaluating the Impact of NEAIC Interventions on Healthcare Costs" (Asthma Regional Council of New England Annual Meeting)
"Does Prior Authorization of Buprenorphine/Naloxone Save Money or Reduce Diversion" (American Public Heatlh Association annual meeting)

Ali Connell:
"New Partnerships for Systems Change: Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care" (Ounce of Prevention Conference/MA DPH)

Linda Cragin:
"MassAHEC Network Promoting an Equitable Health Care System in MA Through the PCMH1" (National AHEC Organization)
"Strategies to Make Money and Improve Language Access" (National AHEC Organization)
"Fostering Consumer Engagement: A Toolkit for Practices on the Journey to Patient-Centered Medical Homes" (Conference on Practice Improvement/STFM and AAFP)

Carol Curtain:
"Physical Activity Correlates Among Adolescents With and Without Intellectual Disabilities" (poster; American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Joe DiFranza:
"How Nicotine Addiction Begins" (National Conference: Hospitality and Tourism Industry in Cyprus)

"Health and Economic Impact of Tobacco Control Policies" (National Conference: Hospitality and Tourism Industry in Cyprus)
"Increasing Severity of Physical Dependence Corresponds  to Progressive Changes in Neural Structure" (Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco annual meeting)

Kosta Deligiannidis:
"Adolescent Obesity: Identifying Readiness and Opportunites for Change in a Rural Community" (poster; American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Frank Domino:
"Healthy Living" (Medysis Annual Meeting)
"Obesity" (AAFP Annual Scientific Assembly)
"Top 10 Things I learned in 2013" (AAFP Annual Scientific Assembly)
"Top 10 Things that Changed My Practice This Year" (Massachusetts Academy of Family Medicine annual meeting)
"Top 10 Things I learned in 2012" (American Academy of Family Medicine Scientific Assembly)
"Motivational Interviewing for Weight Loss" (American Academy of Family Medicine Scientific Assembly)

Frank Domino, Mary Lindholm, Bob Baldor, Judy Savageau and Karen Rayla:
“Interdisciplinary Teaching Within the Family Medicine Clerkship to Address Obesity, Substance Abuse, and Disabilities” (STFM Medical Education Conference)

 Kylee Eagles:
"Shoulder Pain in a Football Player" (American Medical Society of Sports Medicine annual meeting)

"Arm Pain in a Hockey Player" (American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting)

Alan Erlich:
"Medical Marijuana" (Massachusetts Academey of Family Medicine annual meeting)

Warren Ferguson:
"Facing the Worst Health Disparity: The Role for Academic Family Medicine in Criminal Justice Health." (STFM annual meeting)

Warren Ferguson et al:
"Assessing Chronic Disease Care in Corrections" (poster; American Public Health Association annual meeting)
"The Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Heatlh: Helping to Fuel a Movement Through Social Networking" (6th Annual Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health)
"Experiences of Primary Care Among Inmates on an Ontario Detention Center" (6th Annual Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health)
"Drug Utilization and the Pharmaceutical Pipeline: Correctional Health Care Formulary Considerations" (6th Annual Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health)
"New Employee Orientation: A Multidisciplinary Approach" (6th Annual Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health)

Phil Fournier and Lisa Gussak:
"Mentoring the Mentors: Adapting the Case Conference to Foster Mentoring Excellence." (STFM annual meeting)

Laura Fralich:
"Blurry Vision in a High School Football Player" (American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting)

"Chest Pain in a College Football Player" (American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting)

Jeffrey Geller:
"Establishing and Maintaining Group Medical Visits in Underserved Communities" (Society of Teachers of Family Medicine annual conference)
"Pediatric Obesity: Treatment Using a Group Empowerment Model” (Massachusetts Academy of Family Practice Annual Meeting)

Jack Gettens et al:
"Identifying Persons with Disabilities to Improve Access and Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act” (American Public Health Association annual meeting)
“Economic Well-being and Life Satisfaction Among Working and Non-working Adults with Disabilities” (poster; American Public Health Association annual meeting)
"An Update on the Effects of Tobacco Cessation Services on Smoking Rates Among Massachusetts Medicaid Recipients" (poster; American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Jack Gettens, Alexis Henry and Monika Mitra:
"Low Employment Rates: A Look at the Supply Side" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Gerry Gleich:
"A Geriatric Update" (Massachusetts Academy of Family Medicine annual meeting)

Gerry Gleich, Carole Upshur, Pam Grimaldi and Allison Hargreaves:
"Implementing a Chronic Pain Managment Protocol in a Residency Practice" (STFM Northeast Regional Conference)

Joe Gravel et al:
"A Multi-Site Validation Study of Prenatal Ultrasound Training for Family Medicine Residents." (STFM annual meeting)
"The Great Debate in Family Medicine: Should Our Residencies Require 3 Years or 4?" (STFM annual meeting)
"An Innovative, Cloud-Based, Clinical Tool for the Promotion of Resident-Specific Education." (STFM annual meeting)

Jill Grimes:
" Diets/Weight Loss Options" (American Academy of Family Medicine Scientific Assembly)
" Human Papillomavirus, Pap Smears and Cervical Cancer Screening" (American Academy of Family Medicine Scientific Assembly)
" Reproductive Female Blast(American Academy of Family Medicine Scientific Assembly)

Kenneth Freedman, Paul Romary, Patricia Herald, Helene Murphy and Thomas Groblewski:
"Providing Continuity of Care: The Shared Massachusetts DOC/University of Massachusetts and Lemuel Shattuck Hospital Experience" (6th Annual Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health)

Lisa Gussak et al:
"Overflowing Your Teaching Toolbox: From Preparation to Performance for Learning Retention." (STFM annual meeting)
"Forward Feeding and Educational Malpractice: Practicing One, Preventing the Other" (STFM Annual Meeting; also presented at the STFM Medical Education Conference)

“Inoculating Against Burnout: Potential Effects on Behavior and Wellness in Medical Students” (STFM Medical Education Conference)

Lisa Gussak and Phil Fournier:
“Using Students’ Medical School Admission Essays to Reflect on Career Choice and the Hidden Curriculum” (STFM Medical Education Conference)

Heather Lyn Haley et al:
"Aligning Individual and System Advocacy for Special Populations" (Medical-Legal Partnership Summit in the Era of Healthcare Reform)
"Understanding the Legal Needs of Refugees in Worcester, MA" (poster; Medical-Legal Partnership Summit in the Era of Healthcare Reform)

Jay Himmelstein:
“Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA): New Developments” (American Public Health Association annual meeting)
" Multistate Health Insurance Exchanges: Possibilities, Myths and Realities" (HIX Congress)
" Information Technology in Support of Health Exchanges and Integrated Eligibility Systems: Initial Findings from the Early Innovator States" (Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference)

Jay Himmelstein and Michael Tutty:
" Information Technology in Support of Health Insurance Exchanges and Integrated Eligibility Systems: Initial Findings from the Early Innovator States" (National Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference)
" Leap Forward in Eligibility and Enrollment/Health Insurance Exchange Implementation: Lessons, Learns and Tips from the Technologists" (National Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference)

Tracy Kedian and Lisa Gussak: "The Learner in Difficulty: A Rational Approach to Identification and Support" (STFM 39th Annual Conference on Medical Student Education)

Dan Lasser, Dan Mullin, Jennifer Reidy, Linda Weinreb et al:
"Establishing a Formal Faculty Mentorship Program: A Guide to Successful Implementation" (STFM annual meeting).

Jim Ledwith and Peter McConarty:
"Managing Opioid Dependence with Buprenorphine: Integration into Resident Education" (STFM annual meeting)

Jim Ledwith, Nicholas Apostoleris, Peter McConarty, Stefan Topolski and Kristen McCarthy:
“Residency Training in Opiate Dependence Therapy(Family Medicine Education Consortium conference)
"Residency Training in Opiate Dependence" (STFM Annual Spring Meeting)

James Ledwith and Nicholas Apostoleris:
"Residency Training in in Geriatrics: Overview of Curriculum Focused on the Vulnerable Elderly" (STFM Annual Spring Meeting)

Wen-Chieh Lin, Robert Clark et al:
"Factors Associated with Frequent Emergency Department Visits and Hospitizations Among Homeless People with Medicaid: Implications for Health Care Reform" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Mary Lindholm et al:
“The Feedback Loop in Multiple Institutions: Using Data for Preceptors’ Self-Calibration of Student Grades” (STFM Medical Education Conference)

Mary Lindholm, Frank Domino, Bob Baldor and Karen Rayla:
"Can I Have a Scooter? Teaching Medical Students How to Evaluate and Treat Gait Disorders" (STFM 39TH Annual Conference on Medical Student Education)

Linda Long-Belil et al:
“Impact of Individual Characteristics, Family Structure and Family Process on Employment Among Youth with a History of Receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits” (poster; American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Elaine Martin:
“Digital Access to the World’s Literature: A Blueprint to Integrate Evidence with Practice” (American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Steve Martin:
"Promising Practices to Promote Tobacco-Free Active Living and Healthy Eating in Low Socioeconomic Status Communities" (Innovation in New England Corrections: Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Relapse Prevention in State and Federal Facilities)
"Technology in Practice: A Clinician's Guide" (American College of Physicians National Conference)

"Longitudinal Serum Biomarker Profile and Verified Smoking Cessation" (poster; American Thoracic Society International Conference)
"Natural History of Nicotine Addiction During a Complete Tobacco Ban" (6th Annual Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health)

Peter McConarty, Luisa Hiendlmayr and Ryan Montoya:
"Improving Influenza Immunization Rates Among Diabetic Patients" (poster; STFM annual meeting)

Monika Mitra, Alixe Bonardi, et al:
"A National Profile of Deliveries by US Women with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Maternal Characteristics and Pregnancy Outcomes" (ATINER: Athens Institute for Education and Research Conference)

Monika Mitra:
“Disparities in Adverse Preconception Risk Factors Between Women With and Without Disabilities” (poster; American Public Health Association annual meeting)
“Intersection of Race, Ethnicity and Disability: The Merits of a Fully Inclusive and Informed Public Health Discourse” (poster; American Public Health Association annual meeting)
“Impact of the Independent Living Philosophy and the Recovery Model on Health Care” (poster; American Public Health Association annual meeting)
“Participatory Research Findings on Measuring the Quality of Health Care Delivery for Persons with Disabilities” (poster; American Public Health Association annual meeting)

“Health Needs and Disparities Among Women with Disabilities: Overview of Current Research Knowledge” (Forum on Women with Disabilities)
"Results from a Statewide Health Needs Assessment of People with Disabilities in Massachusetts" (Disability and Health Partners Meeting: Building Healthy Communities for Everyone; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Monika Mitra, Jianying Zhang and Bruce Barton:
"Pregnancy Complications, Maternal Stressors and Birth Outcomes among Women with Disabilities" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Monika Mitra and Vera Mouradian:
"Intimate Partner Violence in the Relationships of Men and Disabilities in the United States: Relative Prevalence and Health Correlates" (WHO Roundtable on Violence and Disability)

Dan Mullin:
“Motivational Interviewing: What Primary Care Providers and Organizations Need to Know for Successful Implementation” (STFM Conference on Practice Improvement)

Dan Mullin and Tina Runyan:
"Using a Same/Next Day Appointment Schedule System to Reduce No-Shows in a PCMH Behavioral Health Service" (Collaborative Family Healthcare Association annual conference)
"Preparing Primary Care Clinicians and Educators for the DSM-5" (33rd Forum for Behavioral Science in Family Medicine)

Dan Mullin, Sara Shields, Stacy Potts, Marie Caggiano, and Kosta Deligiannidis:
"The ABC's of Doing and Teaching Quality Improvement: Beyond PDSA" (Conference on Practice Improvement/STFM and AAFP)

Stephanie Muriglan, Christopher Chang, Monica Agarawal, and Serena Hon:
"Adolescence in Rural Nicaragua: A Study of Identify Through Photojournalism" (poster; STFM annual meeting)

Keith Nokes:
"Training Students to Care for Underserved Populations: Aligning Mission, Values, and Vocation" (STFM annual meeting)

Erika Oleson, Catherine DuBeau et al:
"Development of a Structured Home Care Curriculum for Internal Medicine Residents" (poster; American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting)
"The Advanced Nursing Geriatrics Fellows Program: A Novel Interprofessional Faculty Collaboration" (poster; American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting)
"Image Atlas of Aging: Age-Related Structural and Functional Changes in the Liver" (poster; American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting)
"Ambulator Care Block" (educational product showcase; American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting)

Darlene O'Connor:
"Talking with Dolores" (Association for the Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education annual meeting; video)

Val Pietry:
"Pediatric Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)" (AAFP Annual Scientific Assembly)

Stacy Potts, Tina Runyan and Courtney Jarvis:

"Providing Competency in the Patient-centered Medical Home Through an Interprofessional Learning Environment" (STFM Annual Spring Meeting)

Stacy Potts and Jay Broadhurst:
"Building a Foundation in Patient-centered Care: Community Practice Visits at the Start of Residency" (STFM Annual Spring Meeting)

Stacy Potts:
"A Standardized Approach to Faculty Development" (Family Medicine Program Director's annual meeting)

Glenn Pransky: et al:
"Impact of Safe Resident Handling Programs in Nursing Homes on Outcomes after Work Injury" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Mark Quirk, Mary Lindholm, and Frank Domino:
"Teacher Identity: An Essential Ingredient Recruitment, Developing and Retaining our Clinical Faculty" (STFM 39th Annual Conference on Medical Student Education)

Jennifer Reidy and Joe Stenger:
"Navigating the Crisis: Family Meetings at Key Decision Points in Medical Care" (Northeast Regional STFM Education Consortium)

Tina Runyan and Phil Bolduc:
"Implementing Chronic Pain Groups in Two Diverse Family Medicine Residency Clinics: Challenges, Lessons Learned and Opportunities" (Collaborative Family Healthcare Association annual conference)

Tina Runyan, Stacy Potts et al:
"Building and Sustaining Inter-Professional Training in a FM Residency" (STFM annual meeting)

Tina Runyan, Stephanie Carter-Henry and Stacy Potts:
"Physicians as Leaders: Mapping the IHI Triple Aim to a New Curriculum" (STFM annual meeting)

Tina Runyan:
"Promoting Mindfulness and Resiliency in Residency" (STFM annual meeting)
"If I Knew Then What I Know Now: What You Should Know Before Making the Leap to Primary Care Psychology" (California Psychological Association annual conference)

"The Four Box Approach to Resolving Ethical Dilemmas in Primary Care Behavioral Practice" (Collaborative Family Healthcare Association annual conference)
"Behavioral Health and the Future of Team-Based Primary Care" (St. Michael's College)
"Home from War: Providing Post-Combat Support for Returning Combat Veterans and Their Families" (PriMed East: Current Clinical Issues in Primary Care Annual Conference)

Judy Savegeau, David Keller et al:
"Universal Behavioral Health Screening in Massachusetts Children on Medicaid" (poster; Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting)
"Universal Behavioral Health Screening in Massachusetts Children on Medicaid: Preliminary Asessment" (27th Annual Children's Mental Health Research and Policy Conference)

Judy Savageau, Linda Cragin, Warren Ferguson et al:
"Take II: Factors Related to Recruitment and Retention of Primary Care Physicians at Community Health Centers post MA Health Care Reform: Results from 2008 and 2013 Statewide Physicians Surveys" (American Association of Medical Colleges Workforce Research Conference)

Judy Savageau and Kimberly Foley:
"The Institutional Review Board" Everything you Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask (STFM Annual Spring Meeting)
"When Does Scholarly Work Require an IRB Application? (STFM Annual Spring Meeting)

Judy Savageau, Terri Anderson and Bruce Barton:
"Assessing Transformation Toward Medical Homeness: The Massachusetts Patient-Centered Medical Home Initiative Demonstration" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Sara Shields and Kayla Mahoney:
"Improving Fluoride Varnishes with Patient-Centered Medical Home Approaches" (poster; STFM annual meeting)

Ted Shoemaker and Judy Savageau:
"Increasing the Accuracy of Preventive Health Documentation in an Ambulatory EMR Using Formal Quality Science" (STFM Annual Spring Meeting)

Megan Weeks, Hugh Silk and Judy Savageau:
"Prenatal Oral Health Education in U.S. OB/GYN Residency Programs and Dental Schools" (poster; American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Ronnelle King, Hugh Silk and Judy Savageau:
"Teaching Oral Health in the U.S. Family Medicine Residency Training Programs: A National Survey" (poster; American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Barry Saver:
“Helping Patients Reach a Balanced Understanding of Controversial Cancer Screening Recommendations: The Impossible Dream?” (NAPCRG annual meeting)

Patricia Seymour:
“Writing for Patients and Participating in Peer Review During the Family Medicine Sub-Internship” (STFM Medical Education Conference)

 Hugh Silk:
"Teaching Clinical Inter-Professional PCMH to Learners: Using Oral Health as an Example." (STFM annual meeting).

"An Overview of Smiles for Life and How You Can Use It" (Maine Oral Health Coalition conference: All One Body - Creating Optimal Health Outcomes)

Michael Smith:
"Social Media Nuts and Bolts: For Geeks to Geezers" (Northeast Regional STFM Education Consortium)

Judy Steinberg, Megan Burns, Michael Balit, Alexander Blount:
"Integrating Behavioral Health Care into the Patient-Centered Medical Home" (Conference on Practice Improvement/STFM and AAFP)

Judy Steinberg and Jeanne Cohen:
"Innovations in Primary Care: Implementing Clinical Management in Primary Care Practices" (Conference on Practice Improvement/STFM and AAFP)

Herb Stevenson:
"Ultrasound Advanced Techniques for Tendon Percutaneous Tenotomy and Hydrodissection" (New England American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting)
"Platelet Rich Plasma and Regenerative Therapies in Sports Medicine" (American Medical Society of Sports Conference)

Marcia Tanur:
"Out in London and Boston: Teaching Medical Care for the Homeless, Motel Families" (Massachusetts Academy of Family Medicine annual meeting)

Michael Tutty:

"Leap Forward in Eligibility and Enrollment/Health Insurance Exchange Implementation:
Lessons Learned and Tips from the Technologists" (Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference)

Carole Upshur et al:
"Patient Engagement and Barriers to Health Care in the Patient-centered Medical Home" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Anthony Valdini and Joe Gravel:
"Managing Opioid Dependence with Buprenorphine: Integration into Resident Education" (STFM annual meeting)

Anthony Valdini:
"Learning Spanish in Residency: Yes it is Possible (It Can Be Done!)"  (STFM annual meeting)
"An 8-Year Evaluation of a Resident's Second Lanugage Instruction Program: Yes, It's Possible" (STFM annual meeting)
"
Effect of International Rotations on Family Medicine Residents' Empathy and Perception: A Pilot Education Study" (poster; Northeast Regional STFM Education Consortium)

Virginia Van Dyne, Sarah Shields and Dan Roder:
"Resident Education: Integrating Interconception Care into the Family Health Center of Worcester's Early Well-Child Visits" (STFM Annual Spring Meeting)

Santosh Verma:
"Preventing Slips and Falls Through Leisure-time Physical Activity: Findings from the Limited-service Restaurant Study" (round table discussion; American Public Health Association annual meeting)
"Are Multiple Job Holders at Increased Risk of Injury? Findings from the National Health Interview Survey" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)
"Perceptions of Slipperiness and Prospective Risk of Slipping" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)
"Internet and IVR Survey: Choice, Engagement, Data Equivalence" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Linda Weinreb et al:
"What Happens to Mental Health Treatment During Pregnancy? Women's Experience with Providers" (American Psychiatric Association 167th annual meeting)

Linda Weinreb, Jennifer Moffitt, Carole Upshur and Melodie Wenz Gross:
"Screening for PTSD in Prenatal Care in High Risk Populations: Importance for Identification and Service Provision to Promote Healthy Pregnancy Outcomes" (American Psychiatric Association 167th annual meeting)

Linda Weinreb:
"Behavioral Health Integration: Best Practices and Challenges - From Theory to Practice" (National Health Care for the Homeless Conference)

Linda Weinreb, Carole Upshur, Melody Wenz-Gross, et al:
"Screening for PTSD in Prenatal Care in High Risk Populations: Importance for Identification and Service Provision to Promote Health Pregnancy Outcomes" (American Public Health Association annual meeting)

Linda Weinreb and Wayne Centrone:
"Pulling the Pieces Together - Behavioral Health Integration Realities: Models of Integration and Scalable Integration" (National Health Care for the Homeless Conference)

Jennifer Weyler:
"Medical Aesthetics and Primary Care" (Massachusetts Academy of Family Medicine annual meeting)

Amber Wiekamp and Cristina Mota:
"Colaboracion: Fostering a Sustainable Global Health Track" (poster; Global Health Workshop)