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SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY

We attract medical students from all over the country who have excelled at many prestigious medical schools. We regularly have residents and faculty nationally recognized with awards and publications.

Two female PMLGH Residents

Requirements

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 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

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