The Center for Healthcare Improvement and Medical Effectiveness (CHIME) seminars, directed by Beth Cohen MD MAS, provide timely feedback to fellows and faculty on patient-oriented research projects. For more information, contact Akira Look.

Mondays 2-3 PM 
Zoom information sent with calendar invite for each presenter.

4/29/24 CDA Proposal Review: "Examining VA Eating Disorder Service Utilization" Patrycja Klimek-Johnson, PhD
4/22/24 VA CDA Resubmission Review: "Development and Evaluation of a Peer Delivered Educational Outreach Program about Evidence-based Psychotherapy for PTSD" Rachel Ranney, PhD
4/1/24 K Proposal Review: "Trauma Informed Smoking Cessation Interventions for Women" Anita Hargrave, MD MAS
2/26/24 K23 Proposal Review Rebecca Abelman, MD
1/22/24 CHIME-sponsored Research Town Hall (in-person only) Vanessa Jacoby, MD MAS (Director of the UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute [CTSI])
1/8/24 "Colon Cancer Prevention - High Quality Colonoscopy for Detection to Resection" Tonya Kaltenbach, MD MSc
12/11/23 "Opportunities to Address Specialty Care Deserts and the Digital Divide: VA’s Virtual Hub-and-Spoke Cardiology Clinic" Rebecca Tisdale, MD MPA
Tanvir Hussain, MD MBA
10/30/23 "Feedback for VA CDA Resubmission: Development and Evaluation of a Peer-Delivered Educational Outreach Program About Evidence-Based Psychotherapy for PTSD" Rachel Ranney, PhD
10/16/23 "Discussion of K23 Project: Using Real-world Evidence to Define Safe Pain Management Strategies in Cirrhosis" Jessica Rubin, MD MPH
9/18/23 "Feedback for VA CDA Application: Examining implementation and utilization of the VA multidisciplinary eating disorder program" Patrycja Klimek-Johnson, PhD
6/5/23 Feedback for VISN21 ECAP grant Rachel Ranney, PhD
5/22/23 "Gender Affirming Therapy and Thyroid Cancer Risk Among Transgender Veterans" Hiba Basheer, MD
4/10/23 "Scaling laws in healthcare delivery: analysis of referral networks, a VA wide study"
"Modelling access to care time, and agent based simulation approach based on VA data"
Alon Ben-Ari, MD MSc
3/20/23 "Predicting Atrial Fibrillation from Sinus ECGs in Veterans Using Deep Learning" Neal Yuan, MD
3/13/23 SWIFT IVI Proposal Review: "Optimizing care for Veterans with methamphetamine associated heart failure" Veena Manja, MBBS PhD MSc
3/6/23 SWIFT IVI Grant Application Feedback #2 Katherine Hoggatt, PhD MPH
Beth Cohen, MD MAS
An archived list of previous seminars is listed here.

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