LancasterGeneralHealth Family Medicine Residency Program

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Scholarly Activity

All residents are required to complete two scholarly activities, one of which must be a performance improvement (PI) project. Residents are mentored by faculty and collaborate with the research staff from the Lancaster General Health Research Institute.  

Recent Scholarly Activities


Class of 2020 

  • Diagnosis and management of pancreatitis
  • Family Day: Assessment of a patient education tool
  • Analysis of new HIV diagnoses 2016-2019
  • Assessment of resident attitudes on development of an osteopathic curriculum
  • Implementing a family-based group intervention for pediatric obesity
  • Identification of patients on anticoagulation who are eligible to transition to DOAC
  • Incidence of STDs in Lancaster
  • Reducing ED utilization
  • Effects of language on ordering CT head scan for dizziness
  • Integrative medicine approach to insomnia
Class of 2021
  • Improving resident comfort discussing childhood obesity
  • Medication agreements and urine drug screens for chronic opioid use
  • Increasing routine GU exams during well child checkups
  • Improving provider efficacy for Reach Out and Read
  • Improving residents' comfort doing anticipatory guidance at well child checkups
  • IMPLICIT: Improving prenatal vitamin use
  • Fourth Trimester Pilot Project
  • Use of Vitamin C with Covid 19 patients
  • Diagnosis and management of congestive heart failure
  • Management of HIV in pregnancy
  • Diagnosis and management of thrombocytopenia in pregnancy
  • Management of the third stage of labor
  • Diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus type 2
  • Prevention of Group B streptococcal early-onset disease