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10 new publications from Hurley

10 new publications from Hurley
Congratulations to the dozens of Hurley residents and faculty who have new scholarly activity to report from the past few months, including one who coauthored a new book. Hot off the press from Kirk J...
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Kaddurah nabs new certification in epilepsy

Kaddurah nabs new certification in epilepsy
Congratulations to Ahmad Kaddurah MD, pediatric neurologist at Hurley Children’s Hospital and a faculty member for the Hurley/Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Pediatric Residency Training Program. Ahmad Kaddurah MD Kaddurah, board-certified in pediatric...
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Dr. Hanna among best in world, says Medscape

Dr. Hanna among best in world, says Medscape
Hurley’s Mona Hanna-Attisha MD MPH is among the best physicians in the world, according to a Dec. 14, 2016, Medscape ranking of the best and worst physicians globally in 2016. Hanna, director of the Hurley...
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Now closed: 1 open PGY1 pediatric residency spot – January start date

Now closed: 1 open PGY1 pediatric residency spot – January start date
Update ** Updated Dec. 27, 2016: As of 12N Dec. 27, the application submission was closed for Hurley/MSU’s out-of-match PGY1 Pediatric position, with a January start date. Thank you to the more than 500 people...
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Changes in store for 2017 MSU FAME Community Research Forum

Changes in store for 2017 MSU FAME Community Research Forum
Wrapping up your research projects to submit to conferences and journals? If yes, make sure you’re up to speed on our most popular regional research conference – some changes for 2017 may impact your internal...
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Many active Hurley scholars in 2016

Many active Hurley scholars in 2016
Hurley residents and faculty members had a lot of scholarly activity in 2016, as shown by the multitude of papers, presentations and book chapters reported recently. For example, Ashweena Gonuguntla MD of the Hurley Pediatrics...
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Hanna-Attisha wins $5000 for kids on ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'

Hanna-Attisha wins $5000 for kids on ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'
A Flint children’s fund is $10,000 richer, thanks to $5000 won and donated by Mona Hanna-Attisha MD MPH and a matching donation from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. Hanna-Attisha, director of the Hurley Pediatric Residency...
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Haddad inducted into national honor society

Haddad inducted into national honor society
For one senior resident, Michigan’s fall season was exceptionally nice. Not only were the days unusually warm and balmy for Michigan, but Ra’ad Haddad MD also got a little warmth when he received national honors...
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14 Hurley presentations make it to ACP’s fall scientific meeting

14 Hurley presentations make it to ACP’s fall scientific meeting
One oral and 13 poster presentations from Hurley were accepted for a regional scientific conference in Michigan in September. The annual fall Michigan Chapter Scientific meeting (part of the American College of Physicians) took place...
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Call for abstracts for 2017 research forum

Call for abstracts for 2017 research forum
Just two months remain before it’s time to submit abstracts for the 2017 MSU/FAME Community Research Forum. So mark your calendars for Dec. 1, the opening day for abstract submission, and get cracking on those...
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Housestaff officers announced

Housestaff officers announced
Election results are in! Hurley resident physicians voted to elect the following Housestaff Association Executive Committee members: President: Mohannad Jabbari MD, Internal Medicine Vice-President: Shokhan Shur (Agawais), Internal Medicine Resident Wellbeing Committee Chair: Ezzaddin Al...
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Nine in line for ACP presentations

Nine in line for ACP presentations
Hurley has nine resident physicians with 10 projects in the annual Michigan Chapter of the American College of Physicians Residents Day 2016, hosted by Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak’s Internal Medicine Residency Program. The event took place...
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New TY residents aim for derm, radiology, PMR, and ophthalmology

New TY residents aim for derm, radiology, PMR, and ophthalmology
Six new residents in Hurley’s Transitional Year Residency Training Program found a good home at Hurley, where it’s very close to hiking trails, volleyball courts, and art museums, which are some of the hobbies of...
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12 interesting interns join internal medicine

12 interesting interns join internal medicine
Even though the new residents in Hurley’s Internal Medicine Program have varied backgrounds, they all have two things in common - they are strong academically, and they enjoy interacting with people, according to Program Director...
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Ob-Gyn residency welcomes 4 interns

Ob-Gyn residency welcomes 4 interns
Match Day 2016 was exciting around the country but especially for residents and faculty at Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Mich. John Hebert MD, director of Hurley’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Training Program, said his new...
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Three join Med-Peds residency

Three join Med-Peds residency
Competition was tough this year for three residency positions in Hurley’s Combined Internal Medicine/ Pediatrics Residency Training Program, according to Interim Program Director Vijay Naraparaju MD. The three interns who matched to Hurley’s program are...
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Pediatrics residency announces all-star intern lineup

Pediatrics residency announces all-star intern lineup
Current pediatric residents and staff breathed a sigh of relief at the end of national Match Week in March, when residency training programs across the nation learned which resident candidates were matched to their programs....
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Two Hurley trauma cases published in BMJ Case Reports

Two Hurley trauma cases published in BMJ Case Reports
Hurley’s Trauma fellow and trauma faculty recently heard that two of their reports about interesting cases were published in a peer-reviewed journal. Both “Spontaneous intraperitoneal rupture of a postpartum rectus sheath haematoma” and “Adult jejunojejunal...
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3 Hurley-MSU fellowships have openings

3 Hurley-MSU fellowships have openings
March 14 kicked off resident and fellow physician Match Week - an exciting week for all of us at Hurley because by the end of the week we will know who will be joining our...
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MSU web page focuses on Flint partnerships

MSU web page focuses on Flint partnerships
Hurley Medical Center is a teaching hospital with a major affiliation with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, as well as other MSU colleges, which are collaborating to help the community of Flint through...
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Case report by 4 internal medicine physicians published

Case report by 4 internal medicine physicians published
Congratulations to four Hurley Internal Medicine physicians whose article was published in Case Reports in Vascular Medicine in 2015. Authors included second-year resident physician Raad A Haddad MD, recently graduated resident physician Mazin Saadaldin MD,...
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Hanna in JAMA, at DC conference, and heading up Pediatric Public Health Initiative

Hanna in JAMA, at DC conference, and heading up Pediatric Public Health Initiative
From CNN and NPR to NBC and the U.S. Senate, Mona Hanna-Attisha MD MPH has done her best to accommodate many of the media and government requests about lead-contaminated drinking water in Flint and its...
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10 Hurley scholars publish, present

10 Hurley scholars publish, present
Ten current or former resident physicians and faculty members have added to the general health and education knowledge base with their recent scholarly activity. Photo of ACGME co-presenters (from left) Franklin Trimm, Sophia Goslings and...
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Hurley seeks pediatric faculty

Hurley seeks pediatric faculty
If you’re an energetic, dynamic pediatrician who is ready to teach medical students and resident physicians, you may want to apply for a position in the Hurley Children’s Clinic, which is located in the top...
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Kaddurah to receive MSU-CHM volunteer teaching award

Kaddurah to receive MSU-CHM volunteer teaching award
One Hurley pediatric faculty member – known for his clear, patient teaching – just learned that medical students appreciate his work. Ahmad Kasim Kaddurah MD, a Hurley pediatric neurologist, was selected to receive the Volunteer...
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MSU and Flint work together on health issues

MSU and Flint work together on health issues
Hurley Medical Center has been a Michigan State University teaching hospital for decades, and the MSU College of Human Medicine formerly occupied a wing of Hurley to house its Flint Campus office for its third-...
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Clue - Purple urine in just 1 bag

Clue - Purple urine in just 1 bag
The color purple in just one of two urine bags led to the diagnosis and successful treatment of an infection in a nursing home patient after he was admitted to Hurley Medical Center with the...
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Vaniawala named to national task force

Vaniawala named to national task force
One Hurley pediatrician was recently appointed to a task force whose work will have a national impact for others in the field. In December 2015, Vishwas Vaniawala MD was selected to serve on the 12-member...
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Med-Peds faculty positions open

Please share with your colleagues! Hurley Medical Center is searching for faculty for its Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Training Program, including a program director and associate program director. If you know someone who may be...
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New pediatric faculty publishes 2 papers

New pediatric faculty publishes 2 papers
One of Hurley’s newest faculty members has recently published two articles in Contemporary Pediatrics. Stacy Frye MD, a nonsurgical pediatric orthopedic and sports medicine specialist, has an outpatient office in Hurley’s Grand Pointe location at...
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Team Hurley league champs

Team Hurley league champs
League champions: From left, in the first row are: Internal medicine Chief Resident Emad Abu Sitta MD, holding baby Selma (just a spectator, so far). In the second row are: Zach Reyes, Adiraj Singh MD...
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Program director, resident integral in mitigating Flint water health effects

Program director, resident integral in mitigating Flint water health effects
On a sunny day, the Flint River sparkles as it meanders through the concrete-banked, park-like setting in downtown Flint, its calm surface belying the turbulence it now symbolizes. This temporary source of drinking water for...
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Program director, resident integral in mitigating Flint water health effects

Program director, resident integral in mitigating Flint water health effects
Updated Feb. 22, 2016 On a sunny day, the Flint River sparkles as it meanders through the concrete-banked, park-like setting in downtown Flint, its calm surface belying the turbulence it now symbolizes. This temporary source...
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Medical ethicist addresses cutting-edge medical treatments

Leonard Fleck PhD What ethical dilemmas arise when physicians are faced with extremely expensive health technology options and patients or payor systems with limited resources? How do physicians respond to their responsibilities toward patients as...
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Internal Medicine resident clinic newly remodeled

Internal Medicine resident clinic newly remodeled
Internal Medicine faculty member Basim Towfiq MD cuts the ribbon to the newly remodeled outpatient clinic, while Hurley CEO Melany Gavulic (left) and others watch. The new design is more welcoming to clinic visitors, who...
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7 Hurley presentations in ACP

Seven research projects from Hurley resident physicians were accepted for the American College of Physicians-Michigan Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting, which took place in the Traverse City, Mich., area Sept. 25-27, 2015. Names of first authors,...
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Stucky on head injuries

Kirk Stucky PsyD talks about sports-related head injuries in “Medical Minute,” a segment that aired on ABC-TV Flint affiliate station WJRT-TV Sept. 25, 2015. Kirk Stucky PsyD talked about recovering from sports-related concussions on Flint’s...
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Recognizing the face of suicide

Would you recognize the signs and know how to help a friend or colleague? By Jennifer M. Kreft In the wake of Robin Williams’ death, discussions about suicide have risen to the forefront of our...
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Geriatric fellow, program director help at senior expo

Geriatric fellow, program director help at senior expo
More than 150 people attended the Senior & Caregiver Expo, hosted by Hurley’s Senior Center of Excellence and the Valley Area Agency on Aging Saturday, Sept.12, 2015, at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre in Flint....
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TY resident wins top prize in Hurley contest

Congratulations to Mohammed Siddiqui, a Transitional Year resident, who won the top prize in Hurley’s Employee Appreciation Week festivities in August! His winnings in the contest? A trip for two to Toronto!
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Family fun and safety in Fenton

Pediatric residents Dunya Mohammad MD (left) and Maryann Betty MD are all smiles for the family-focused safety event at the Fenton Fire Station, Fenton Aug. 29. (Photo by Nicole Matthews, Hurley injury-prevention coordinator) If you’re...
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Healthcare Innovations - One patient's story

Dr. Michael Jaggi examines Robert Warthon, who has said his life feels normal again after becoming a patient in Hurley's ED-based Complex Care Clinic, which has won several awards. (Photo by Doug Pike Hurley Planning...
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Healthcare Innovations - One patient's story

Dr. Michael Jaggi examines Robert Warthon, who has said his life feels normal again after becoming a patient in Hurley's ED-based Complex Care Clinic, which has won several awards. (Photo by Doug Pike Hurley Planning...
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Grand donation - $12 grand, in fact

Medical students' annual Flintstone Challenge raises $12,000 for Flint Schools Fund If you walked or ran in the May 3, 2015, Flintstone Challenge, race results are posted here. And if you want to know how...
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Red noses bring humor, fun to fund-raising

Elizabeth Schut MD bought 26 red noses for this day, which was perfect - there was just one to spare for the official Red Nose Day photo at Hurley Children's Hospital. The third-year pediatric resident...
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An apple a day ...

Well, make that a dozen in <2 years Mazin Saadaldin MD is known for his easy way with patients and colleagues alike. So it's no surprise that he has received a dozen Hurley Apple awards,...
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Peds faculty selected for NIH research mentorship

Saah to study research skills that focus on hemoglobin and red-blood-cell disorders Elna Saah MD, a Hurley pediatric specialist in hematology and oncology and a faculty member for Hurley's Pediatric Residency Training Program, has been...
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Hanna-Attisha named 2015 MSU Endowed Distinguished Pediatric Faculty Award recipient

'A critical force' in education of future doctors For outstanding academic contributions and achievement, the director of Hurley’s Pediatric Residency Training Program is to accept a special award May 13 in East Lansing. Mona Hanna-Attisha MD...
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Hurley researchers fare well at 17th Annual MSU-FAME Community Research Forum

Updated May19, 2015, with Specialty Award announcements. Reyes, Mohamed take mutliple honors The hard work of students, residents, faculty and staff paid off May 6, 2015, when Hurley folks took home many awards from the...
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White coats in art museum

About a dozen pediatric faculty members took part in the FIA Art of Observation exercises as a way to enhance educational observation skills in real life. (Photo by Doug Pike of Hurley Medical Center) Faculty...
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