28th ANNUAL ROCKY MOUNTAIN RESEARCH FORUM

The Rocky Mountain Research Forum is a forum for residents, faculty, and staff from Colorado’s Family Medicine residencies to present scholarly activities and learn about innovation in primary care and conducting research and Quality Improvement projects. Scholarly activities suitable for presentation include original research projects, QI projects, curriculum development projects, case reports, and literature reviews.

 

When: Friday, May 15th 2020, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where: Zoom! Information and password provided to registered participants. 

Scholarly Work

After undergoing a rigorous review process, the Research Forum will be featuring 49 scholarly work products submitted from residents, faculty, and staff across Colorado's Family Medicine residencies affiliated with the Colorado Association of Family Medicine Residencies. Click here for a full list of final abstracts for Shark Tank Presentations, Oral Presentations, and Poster Presentations being featured this year. 

The 2020 Rocky Mountain Research Forum will feature a "Shark Tank" for top proposals.

For rationale, virtual structure, and outcomes of this year's Shark Tank follow this link: Shark Tank 2020

SHARK TANK AWARD WINNERS

 

1st Place

Title: An ED Care Coordinator and Patient Education to Reduce Inappropriate ED Utilization

Authors: Jeffrey Utter, MD, MPH; Kenny Herring, MD, MPH; Alisa Malki, MD; Steve Spadafore, MD; Cristi Rabaza, MD; Naomi Malam, MD, MSPH

Program: University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency

2nd Place

Title: Improving Rates of Low Dose Aspirin Initiation in Patients at Risk for Preeclampsia

Authors: Maija Swanson, MD; Claire Bovet, MD; Megan Harper, MD

Program: Saint Joseph Family Medicine Residency

3rd Place

Title: Promoting Primary Palliative Care in a Residency Clinic: A Needs Assessment

Authors: Alex McCarty, MD; Jeff Manuel, MD

Program: Saint Joseph Family Medicine Residency

Please Congratulate this year's winners! 

Virtual Experience: Our First Zoom Forum!

Thank you everyone for your collaborative, engaged, and dedicated spirit as we converted this year's Research Forum into a virtual experience, hosted over Zoom. During our current new realities, we still wanted to provide an academically valuable and engaging forum to share the great work going on across our programs and we couldn't have done it without your flexibility, agility, and understanding. 

 

Full materials package with Calendar Invite, Zoom Details and Password, Orientation Guide, Virtual Tips for Engagement, Full Agenda, Dropbox Folder, Speaker Information, Handouts, and Feedback Forms will be sent directly to all Registered Participants before the Forum. 

See below for updated materials, links, and presentations.

Final Agenda

 

Virtual Poster Gallery

Virtual Bingo

Morning Keynote Session

“Clinician+: How to be your best self and change the world.”
This session will explore each participant’s personal meaning and purpose and how to use their strengths to have impact.

Tammy Chang, MD MPH MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Associate Director of the National Clinician Scholars Program
University of Michigan

 

Presentation Material: Download Here

Lunch Plenary Session

Recognition: John Miller, MD Honorary Lecture for Establishing the Rocky Mountain Research Forum
Frank Verloin deGruy III, MD, MSFM
Woodward-Chisholm Professor & Chair
Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

Presentation Material: Download Here

Oral Presentations

Oral A Title: Like a rock: Ethical Challenges in the Medical Management of a Unique Patient with Multiple Myeloma

Authors: Amanda Mullen, MD PGY2; Jacob Anderson, DO PGY2

Program: Southern Colorado Family Medicine, Alamosa Rural Training Track

Presentation Material: Download Here

Oral B Title: A Novel Approach to Optimization of Electronic Health Record Using the Sprint Development Model

Authors: Eric Kim, MD; Amber Sieja, MD; Katie Markley, MD; Heather Holmstrom, MD; Stephen Rotholz, MD; Cortney Arellano; CT Lin, MD

Program: University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency

Presentation Material: Download Here

Oral C Title: Acute Care Clinic: Improving Outpatient Access in a Resident Clinic

Authors: Ryan D Peterson MD, MPH; Tim Hutton MD; Lauren Thomas MD

Program: Saint Joseph Family Medicine Residency

Presentation Material: Download Here

Oral D Title: Aligning Chronic Opioid Prescribing Practices at a Federally-Qualified Health Center with Current Guidelines

Authors: Anita Mathews, MD, MPH; TJ Staff, MD; John Weeks, MD; Morgan Schiller, MD; Alicia Wong, MD, MPH

Program: University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency – Denver Health

Presentation Material: Download Here

Oral E Title: An Integrative Approach to Diabetes Care: Effect of Additional Pharmacy and Dietician Counseling on A1c Control

Authors: Sofia Davies, DO; Beth Buehrer, MD; Kelsey Sherman, MD

Program: St. Anthony North Family Medicine Residency

Presentation Material: Download Here

Oral F Title: Point-of-Care Ultrasound use by Primary Care Physicians

Authors: Franklin Niblock, MD, MPH

Program: University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency

Presentation Material: Download Here

Oral G Title: Innovating the Resident Recruitment Process to Increase Workforce Diversity

Authors: Amelia Challender, MA; Cleveland Piggott, MD, Michael Benavidez, MD, Shontelle Jaramillo, BA, Chloe Finke, BA, Linda Montgomery, MD, MA

Program: University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency

***This Oral Presentation is also being featured a Poster Presentation

Presentation Material: Download Here

Oral H Title: Training Backward to Meet Future Scope of Practice Needs

Authors: Zebulon Friedly, MD; Randall Reitz, PhD

Program: St. Mary’s Family Medicine Residency, Grand Junction

Presentation Material: Download Here

Oral I Title: Taking Our Own Temperature: Using an Annual Climate Survey to Evaluate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts

Authors: Elizabeth Kvach, MD MA; Cleveland Piggott, MD; Allie Johnson, MD; Alexandra Targan, MD; Riley Smith, MD

Program: University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency

Presentation Material: Download Here

Oral J Title: Peace of Mind: Destigmatizing Physician Mental Health

Authors: Poorvi Pfenning, MD

Program: Swedish Family Medicine Residency

Presentation Material: Download Here and Supplement Here

Questions?

Contact Mannat Singh

Director of GME

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