Brown IM Assoc Program Dir, Dir of Med Informatics, Faculty Advisor @IHIOpenSchool, Interested in HC improvement, pt safety, informatics. Tweets not med advice

Rhode Island, USA
Joined December 2008
I have such fond memories of him from the very early days of @IPE_UofSC, and his incredible support. Kudos to @UofSC in securing an incredible leader for the university (way better than the last mistake) and genuine thanks to @HarrisPastides for filling the gap. #forevertothee
Welcome back President Amiridis! DYK that President Amiridis started #IPE at the @UofSC when he was president? We look forward to working with you to expand #IPE #IPP!
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<Breaking> We have added an ICU module to our Covid-19 Hospital Capacity Circuit Breaker Dashboard. 🟧=12 states projected to exceed ICU capacity in next 7 days unless conditions change. 🟪=18 unsustainable (headed towards orange category) Explore: alexanderjxchen.github.io/ci…
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Even though we’re almost a year into giving #covid19 vaccines @RIFreeClinic it is still a great feeling when someone comes in for their first dose. We’re up to 8 fist doses today (along with a LOT of boosters) and we’ve got 2.5 hours to go! Walk-ins welcome! (Old St. Joes lobby)
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Update! 64 total doses given, and incredibly 19!!! First doses! Many of the first dose folks were nervous and afraid of being judged for waiting, we tried to make each one a celebration
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So, it was remarkable today. Usually @CityofProv totally ignores the hospital district when it comes to plowing. This morning I was floored to see plows actively clearing the area @ 6am. @Jorge_Elorza , if you suddenly found it in your heart to care for hospital staff, thank you!
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“Raw, exposed nerves and deadened scar tissue…” that pretty much sums it up
There’s a ghost on the corner of 3rd and Broadway I noticed him the other day, as I made a left turn at the light. He wasn’t there a week ago. He must be new. Nobody I recognize, but then again, his face is blurry and indistinct. I look at him now, and I drive past. 1/
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This snowstorm is going to shut down half of Boston in a way that Covid never would these days. The <one day> impact on decreased spread on a Friday at this juncture could literally keep Boston hospitals from overflowing next week. Talk about fate taking a hand…
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NYE at home with ONE fully boosted friend, after negative rapid tests for all. Please stay safe, get vaccinated and wear masks. Thanks a bunch to #bayberrygarden for the apps and dinner to go! May 2022 be better, somehow…
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CDC now shows every U.S. state as having high levels of COVID-19 transmission
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1 yr ago today, the morning after an admitting shift as we were so strapped for staff (seeing mult covid patients) I had tears of relief after getting my 1st dose of Covid vaccine. I had hope for a better 2021 then, but sadly underestimated how many care so little for others
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I've worked on infectious disease outbreaks for 30 years. I've NEVER seen anything like the speed of Omicron. It's as infectious as measles spreading in a non-immune population, with a much shorter incubation time therefore much faster doubling time. Hope it's a lot less severe.
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We are all waiting and are so excited for these results. Your PDs/APDs share your anticipation and are in awe of your hard work. We promise that our singular focus at 12:00pm tomorrow is finding out the results of your match. So very proud of our @BrownIMRes residents!
Wishing all fellowship applicants a great match results tomorrow! Especially, our amazing seniors at @BrownIMRes You all worked hard for this, and you earned it! @DominickTammaro @RossHilliard @KellyMcGarry10 @s_catanese #MedTwitter #match2022 #GITwitter #ACP @Inside_TheMatch
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Wishing all a very Happy #Thanksgiving . I am especially great full to the awesome teams of @BrownIMRes housestaff working at our hospitals today. Wouldn’t have wanted anyone else to work with taking care of patients on the holiday. Thanks for your diligent care! #grateful
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You’re not going to want to miss this! A very thoughtful reboot by the incredible @ACPinternists staff. Go sign up!
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One of the best grand rounds I’ve seen. Thanks so much for the thoughtful presentation @StephenPorder! @BrownIMRes
Both elegant and sobering, important @BrownMedicine Grand Rounds presentation this morning from @StephenPorder of @BrownUniversity on what physicians need to know about climate change and health - and what we must do to avert the coming crisis
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