University of Wisconsin–Madison Medical College of Wisconsin

Volume 119, Issue 1

March 2020

Creating a Gender-Affirming Practice

Transgender, nonbinary, and gender-nonconforming patients experience many health disparities compared to the cisgender population. An article in this issue of WMJ reviews existing research and explores recommendations for making primary care practices more affirming for this patient population.

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In This Issue
117 Years and Going Strong
Sarina Schrager, MD, MS, WMJ Interim Editor-in-Chief

Hearing the Call of Duty: What We Must Do to Allow Medical Students to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Adina Luba Kalet, MD, MPH; Fabrice Jotterand, PhD, MA; Martin Muntz, MD; Bipin Thapa, MD, MS; Bruce Campbell, MD


A Review of Clinical Guidelines for Creating a Gender-Affirming Primary Care Practice
Brian Bizub; Brittany Allen, MD

Ixodes scapularis: Vector to an Increasing Diversity of Human Pathogens in the Upper Midwest
Matthew J. Wolf, MS; Hannah R. Watkins, BS; William R. Schwan, PhD


Medical Education With 3-Year Regional Campuses: Do They Attract a Different Type of Applicant?
William J. Hueston, MD; Robert Treat, PhD

Resource Utilization Among Portal Users Who Send Messages: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Michelle Bryan, MD; Derek Norton, MS; Jen Birstler, MS; Guanhua Chen, PhD; Laura Cruz; Larry Hanrahan, PhD, MS

Effect of a Statewide Controlled-Substance Monitoring Requirement on the Opioid Prescribing Practice for Treatment of Acute Pain
Brett M. Derleth, PharmD, RPh; Donn D. Dexter, MD; Richard Arndt, PharmD, RPh; Cathy M. Lea, BS Pharm, RPh; Ross A. Dierkhising, MS; Jordan F. Dow, PharmD, RPh

A Survey of Eating Attitudes and Behaviors in Adolescents and Adults With Phenylalanine Hydroxylase Deficiency
Sharon Luu, MGCS, LCGC; Therese Breunig, RD; Nicoletta Drilias, RD; Ashley Kuhl, MS, CGC; Jessica Scott Schwoerer, MD; Paula Cody, MD, MPH


Multimodal Care for Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis: A Pilot Feasibility Study of a Novel Approach to a Common Problem
Kathryn A. Miller, MD; Linda M. Baier Manwell, MS; David Rabago, MD

Trends in Hip Fracture Mortality in Wisconsin and the United States, 1999-2017
Samantha Pabich, MD; Neil Binkley, MD

Trends in Smoking During Pregnancy in Wisconsin, 2011-2016
Renee T. Sullender, BA; Patrick L. Remington, MD, MPH

Social Determinants of Health and Health Outcomes: The Mediating Role of Coping Strategies
Amanda M. Brouwer, PhD; Lindsay Menard, MPH


MRSA Septicemia With Septic Arthritis and Prostatic, Intraretinal, Periapical, and Lung Abscesses
Ryan A. Denu, PhD; Deval Patel, MD; Benjmain J. Becker, DO; Thomas Shiffler, MD; Peter Kleinschmidt, MD

Calcium Channel Blocker Toxicity Causing Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Commonly Used Drug Triggering a Life-Threatening Condition
Fahad Aftab Khan Lodhi, MD; Sophie L. Shogren; Jayanth G. Vedre, MD; Najiya Haque, MD; Martin Reriani, MD; Rashid Ali, MD

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Dean’s Corner
Local Efforts Making a Global Impact in the Fight Against COVID-19
Joseph E. Kerschner, MD

Thank You to Our 2019 Reviewers

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