Research

Our faculty members’ research interests are diverse, including areas such as healthcare quality and safety, ethics, delivery of healthcare, medical education, healthcare outcomes, cost of healthcare and pharmaceuticals, care of the disadvantaged and other vulnerable populations, history of medicine, and special issues in the care of patients with multiple diseases. They have published numerous papers on their research in a broad spectrum of publications.

Research Highlights

Many Older Adults Look Beyond Conventional Medicine for Help, Few Talk to Their Doctors About It

Rachael Maciasz, MD and team find that only 18% of older adults who currently use, formerly used, or are interested in using integrative health strategies have talked about it with a health care provider.

A Shortage with a Silver Lining: A Chance to Reduce Unneeded Blood Tests

Madison Breeden, MD and researchers from the Division of General Medicine find that a “best practices alert” led to a nearly immediate 29% drop in orders for one common test.

Multiple Heart-Related Conditions Linked to Triple Dementia Risk, Regardless of Genetics

Kenneth Langa, MD, PhD examines the link between individuals diagnosed with the cardiometabolic conditions diabetes, stroke, or a heart attack, and those who later developed dementia.

Presentations & Posters

View our division's participation in the Society of General Internal Medicine Conference.