Trans Fat restriction decreases cardiovascular events in New York State – Eric Brandt, #UCIMR Class of 2016, Yale Cardiology fellow, published in JAMA Cardiology

New publication by #UCIMR alumnus (Class of 2016) and current cardiology fellow at Yale, Eric Brandt in JAMA Cardiology finds that New York State populations for whom use of Trans-Fatty Acids in foods were restricted, experienced fewer cardiovascular events – stroke and MI – compared with county populations without restrictions within 3 years. FDA plans to restrict use of trans fats in foods nationwide in 2018.   See the article here


Welcome Class of 2020!!

We are thrilled to announce the newest members of #UCIMR! We can’t wait for you all to join us this summer!! See the full list here!


Fellowship Match 2016!

We are incredibly proud to announce the results from the 2016 Medicine Sub-Specialty Fellowship Match.   35 PGY3s and prior graduates matched into premier fellowship programs across the country!   Allergy & Immunology Michigan UCLA Cardiology University of Chicago (2) UCLA Washington University (2) Tufts (2) Loyola Endocrinology Mayo Clinic Geriatrics University of Chicago BIDMC UCSF Gastroenterology Brigham & Women’s Hospital BIDMC University of Chicago University of Washington Mayo Clinic Vanderbilt University Hematology/Oncology Stanford University of Chicago Rush Infectious Diseases Northwestern Penn Palliative Care University of Chicago (2) Vanderbilt Pulmonary & Critical Care University of Washington University of Chicago (2) Penn Rheumatology Northwestern UCLA Sleep Medicine University of Chicago Chief Residents University of Chicago (4) MacNeal Hospital University of Chicago … Continued


UCIMR alumnus Paul Bergl published in JAMA

 July 26, 2016 – A Piece of My Mind – A Word From Our Sponsors by Paul Bergl, MD Paul Bergl (@PaulBerglMD) – UCIMR alumnus and former Chief Resident – questions unchecked, direct-to-consumer advertising for Prostate Cancer Screening by healthcare organizations. Excited to see reference to work by fellow UCIMR alum, Michael Drazer (@michaelwd), on how 2012 USPSTF recommendation against PSA-based prostate cancer screening influenced practice.


JAMA, May 24th 2016

Jeremy O’Connor reflects on racial disparities and practicing medicine on the south side of Chicago.