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profileAnjala Vaishampayan Tess, M.D.

TitleAssociate Professor of Medicine
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
AddressBeth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr
General Medicine/Primaru Care - . W/Span 2
330 Brookline Ave
Boston MA 02215
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Available: 07/21/17, Expires: 05/31/18

This is a project in the sphere of medical education with a focus on patient safety and QI learning. Would involve constructing a defining core content areas, and creating curricular map to identify current strengths gaps. Project would conclude with potential recommendations for high yield teaching opportunities

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  1. Myers JS, Tess AV, McKinney K, Rosenbluth G, Arora VM, Tad-Y D, Vidyarthi AR. Bridging Leadership Roles in Quality and Patient Safety: Experience of 6 US Academic Medical Centers. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Feb; 9(1):9-13. PMID: 28261389.
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  2. Bates CK, Yang J, Huang G, Tess AV, Reynolds E, Vanka A, Caines L, Smith CC. Separating Residents' Inpatient and Outpatient Responsibilities: Improving Patient Safety, Learning Environments, and Relationships With Continuity Patients. Acad Med. 2016 Jan; 91(1):60-4. PMID: 26244257.
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  3. Carbo AR, Goodman EB, Totte C, Clardy P, Feinbloom D, Kim H, Kriegel G, Dierks M, Weingart SN, Sands K, Aronson M, Tess A. Resident Case Review at the Departmental Level: A Win-Win Scenario. Am J Med. 2016 Apr; 129(4):448-52. PMID: 26721634.
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  4. Tess A, Vidyarthi A, Yang J, Myers JS. Bridging the Gap: A Framework and Strategies for Integrating the Quality and Safety Mission of Teaching Hospitals and Graduate Medical Education. Acad Med. 2015 Sep; 90(9):1251-7. PMID: 26039138.
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  5. Tess AV, Rosen C, Tibbles C. Mapping Quality Improvement and Safety Education to Drive Change Across Training Programs. J Grad Med Educ. 2015 Jun; 7(2):275-6. PMID: 26221453; PMCID: PMC4512808.
  6. Zenlea IS, Scheff E, Szeidler B, Tess A, Santangelo J, Sato L, Jenkins KJ, Focht G. Enhancing Patient Safety in Pediatric Primary Care: Implementing a Patient Safety Curriculum. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Oct; 54(11):1094-101. PMID: 25971462.
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  7. Stevens J, Johansson A, Lennes I, Hsu D, Tess A, Howell M. Long-term culture change related to rapid response system implementation. Med Educ. 2014 Dec; 48(12):1211-9. PMID: 25413914.
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  8. Allen-Dicker J, Herzig SJ, Mukamal KJ, Tess A. ACGME Duty Hour Revisions and Self-Reported Intern ICU Sleep Schedules. J Grad Med Educ. 2014 Sep; 6(3):561-6. PMID: 26279785; PMCID: PMC4535224.
  9. Gupta M, Ringer S, Tess A, Hansen A, Zupancic J. Developing a quality and safety curriculum for fellows: lessons learned from a neonatology fellowship program. Acad Pediatr. 2014 Jan-Feb; 14(1):47-53. PMID: 24126046.
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  10. Weingart SN, Carbo A, Tess A, Chiappetta L, Tutkus S, Morway L, Toth M, Davis RB, Phillips RS, Bates DW. Using a patient internet portal to prevent adverse drug events: a randomized, controlled trial. J Patient Saf. 2013 Sep; 9(3):169-75. PMID: 23965840.
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  11. Myers JS, Tess A, Glasheen JJ, O'Malley C, Baum KD, Fisher ES, O'Leary KJ, Spencer A, Warm E, Wiese J. The Quality and Safety Educators Academy: fulfilling an unmet need for faculty development. Am J Med Qual. 2014 Jan-Feb; 29(1):5-12. PMID: 23585553.
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  12. Trivedi NS, Tess AV. Update: A 52-year-old woman with obesity: review of bariatric surgery. JAMA. 2011 Dec 07; 306(21):2375. PMID: 22147381.
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  13. Carbo AR, Tess AV, Roy C, Weingart SN. Developing a high-performance team training framework for internal medicine residents: the ABC'S of teamwork. J Patient Saf. 2011 Jun; 7(2):72-6. PMID: 21587118.
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  14. Caines LC, Brockmeyer DM, Tess AV, Kim H, Kriegel G, Bates CK. The revolving door of resident continuity practice: identifying gaps in transitions of care. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Sep; 26(9):995-8. PMID: 21559852; PMCID: PMC3157520.
  15. Huang GC, Newman LR, Tess AV, Schwartzstein RM. Teaching patient safety: conference proceedings and consensus statements of the Millennium Conference 2009. Teach Learn Med. 2011 Apr; 23(2):172-8. PMID: 21516606.
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  16. Tess AV, Smetana GW. Medical evaluation of patients undergoing electroconvulsive therapy. N Engl J Med. 2009 Apr 02; 360(14):1437-44. PMID: 19339723.
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  17. Tess AV, Yang JJ, Smith CC, Fawcett CM, Bates CK, Reynolds EE. Combining clinical microsystems and an experiential quality improvement curriculum to improve residency education in internal medicine. Acad Med. 2009 Mar; 84(3):326-34. PMID: 19240439.
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  18. Aronson MD, Neeman N, Carbo A, Tess AV, Yang JJ, Folcarelli P, Sands KF, Zeidel ML. A model for quality improvement programs in academic departments of medicine. Am J Med. 2008 Oct; 121(10):922-9. PMID: 18823865.
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  19. Weingart SN, Hamrick HE, Tutkus S, Carbo A, Sands DZ, Tess A, Davis RB, Bates DW, Phillips RS. Medication safety messages for patients via the web portal: the MedCheck intervention. Int J Med Inform. 2008 Mar; 77(3):161-8. PMID: 17581772.
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  20. Weingart SN, Tess A, Driver J, Aronson MD, Sands K. Creating a quality improvement elective for medical house officers. J Gen Intern Med. 2004 Aug; 19(8):861-7. PMID: 15242472; PMCID: PMC1492502.
  21. S. Bonkovsky MD, S Weingart MD, A Tess MD. Clinicians’ Perspectives on Work-Hour Restrictions and House Officer Errors. (Poster and Plenary Presentation) Society of Hospial Medicine Annual Meeting. 2004.
  22. Anjala Tess, MD, Jonathan Hecht, MD, David Feinbloom, MD. . Arriving at the Right Diagnosis . (Poster Presentation) Society of Hospial Medicine Annual Meeting. 2004.
  23. Sylvia McKean MD, Andrew Karson MD, Anjala Tess MD. Introduction to the Hospital. 2004.
  24. A Tess, D Wolfson, P Al-Saden, S Oh . Interferon-induced Sarcoidosis in Hepatitis C. (Poster Presentation) Society of Hospial Medicine Annual Meeting. 2003.
  25. A. Tess. Perioperative Nutritional Assessment. ACP-PIER (Physician Information Educational Resource); Editorial Consultant. 2003.
  26. S Weingart, A Tess, H Kim, J Driver, M Aronson. Creating a Quality Improvement Elective for Medical House Officers. (Poster Presentation) Harvard Medical School Medical Education Day. 2002.
  27. A Tess, S Weingart, J Driver, H Kim, K Sands, M Aronson. A Novel Approach to Teaching Healthcare Quality. (Poster Presentation) Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting. 2002.
  28. A. Tess, G. Smetana. Medical Consultation in ECT. UpToDate. 2002.
  29. C Brauer, A Tess, K Fairfield. Perioperative Nutritional Assessment. ACP PIER (Physician Information Education Resource). 2002.
  30. A. Tess, K. Fairfield. Nutrition in the Surgical Patient. UpToDate. 2001.
  31. Anjala Vaishampayan, David Rind, Mary Beth Hamel, Michael Greene. "Journal Club: Understanding the Medical Literature". 1999.
  32. Anjala Vaishampayan. Master Teachers. Outlook Magazine. 1996; 33(1).
  33. Anjala Vaishampayan. Organic Synthesis of C-aryl Glycosides. 1993.
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