Graduate Medical Education

Scholarly Activity

GME family

The faculty of St. Luke’s Family Medicine Residency takes their role as educators very seriously. In addition to the education occurring within the residency, they are active in educating family physicians throughout the United States in person and in peer-reviewed journals. Publications with resident co-authors are in bold type.


Publications


  1. Beck LN, Langan RC. Postinfectious glomerulonephritis: a case summary. Osteopathic Family Physician 2010;2:18-20.
  2. Bordelon PC, Ghetu MV, Langan RC. Recognition and Management of Vitamin D Deficiency. Am Fam Physician 2009;80(8):841-6.
  3. Bordelon PC, Li J. Hydroxycitric acid dietary supplement-related herbal nephropathy. Am J Med 2011;124(11):5-6.
  4. Ghetu MV, Bordelon PC, Langan RC. Mild Cognitive Impairment. Clinical Geriatrics 2010; 8(4): 30-6.
  5. Humphrey C. Faculty Development: The Resident in Difficulty. STFM Education Columns. 2018; September.
  6. Lam NC, Black EG (2019). Implementing Wellness Curriculum in Residency, Contemporary topics in Graduate Medical Education. Eds. Dr. Stanislaw P. Stawicki, Dr. Michael S. Firstenberg, Dr. James P. Orlando, Dr. Thomas J. Papadimos (Ed.). 2019. Publisher: IntechOpen, in press, DOI: intechopen.79594.
  7. Lam NC, Te T. A bump on the gum. Photo Quiz. Am Fam Physician. 2019;99(11):713-714.
  8. Lam NC, Perez E. Abrupt onset of a tender rash on upper and lower extremities. Photo Quiz. Am Fam Physician 2018;97(2):131-134.
  9. Lam NC, Ghetu MV, Bieniek ML. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Primary care approach to Diagnosis and Management. Am Fam Physician 2016;94(4):284-294.
  10. Lam NC. Joint Pain and Fatigue: It could be anything. Close-Ups-A Patient’s Perspective. Am Fam Physician 2016;94(4):304.
  11. Lam NC, Matalia NB. A truck driver with a skin lesion on his upper arm. Consultant 2016;56(12):1093 and 2017;57(1):48.
  12. Lam NC, Castellanos A, Thompson K. A Vietnamese child with a rash on the back. Am Fam Physician 2016;93(2).   
  13. Lam NC, Bordelon PC. “Well Adult Exam.” In: Ebell MH, Ferenchick G, Smith M, Barry H, Slawson D, Shaughnessy A, Forsch R, Li S, Wilkes M, Usatine R, eds. E-Essential Evidence, 1st ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons, 2009.
  14. Lam NC, Gotsch PB, Langan RC. Caring for pregnant women and newborns with hepatitis B or C. Am Fam Physician 2010;82(10):1225-9.
  15. Langan RC, Bordelon PC, Ghetu MV. Eye on the elderly. Hypertension care: striking the right balance. Journal of Family Practice 2009;58(9):460-8.
  16. Langan RC, Moher HE. Infant with a morbilliform rash. Am Fam Physician 2010; 81(3):327-8.
  17. Langan RC, Zawistoski KJ. Update on vitamin B12 deficiency. Am Fam Physician 2011;83(12):1425-30.
  18. Singh H, Kaur S, Shah A. Antidepressant induced Bruxism: a literature review. J Psychiatric Intensive care. Jan 2019.
  19. Skillinge DD, Langan RC, Krafczyk MA, McGarey ME. Benign prostatic hypertrophy: a clinical review. Osteopathic Family Physician 2011;3:182-6.

Regional and National Presentations


Nguyet Cam-Lam, MD, FAAFP

  • Quality Improvement of Asthma Symptom Control Documentation (with Dr. Margaret Mintus-resident). 2018 PAFP Research Day. Philadelphia, PA. Won Best Resident Research Award.
  • Enhancing Enthusiasm for Family Medicine Through FMIG Programming Modification (With Chelsea Evans and Alexandra Stought-Temple/St. Luke’s medical students). 2018 PAFP Research Day. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Inspiring and Coaching Residents in doing Quality Improvement to Enhance Patient Care using a Physician Mentored Model (with J.P. Orando, Ed. D). 2017 Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Research Day. Harrisburg, PA. Winner Best Faculty Research Award.
  • Quality Initiatives to Improve Advance Health Care Directives in Geriatric Patients (with Dr. Chibuzo Emenari and Dr. Stephanie Zankman (residents). 2017 Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Research Day. Harrisburg, PA. Winner Best Quality Improvement Poster Award.
  • Initiatives to Improve Resident Physician Wellness to Combat Burnout (with Dr. Brianne Allerton and Dr. Adam Kobialka (residents). 2017 Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Research Day. Harrisburg, PA.
  • Initiatives to Improve Resident Physician Well-Being during the Transition to Residency (with J.P. Orlando, Ed. D). NRMP Conference. New Orleans. May 2017.
  • Empowering patients to take ownership of their diabetes care: A quality improvement project (with Dr. Margaret Yoder (PGY-2)). 2016 Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Research Day. Pittsburgh, PA.  Winner Best Resident Research & Mark A. Connelly Award for Best Overall Research.
  • Menopause and Gynecological Care. Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Clinical Education Series, Allentown, PA, November 2015.
  • Health Maintenance for Women. Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Clinical Education Series, Chesapeake, MD, July 2015.
  • FMfocus: A Multi-Site Validation Study of Prenatal Ultrasound Training for Family Medicine Residents. STFM Spring Conference, May 2014.
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: New Nomenclature and Age-Based Approach to Treatment. Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Clinical Education Series, Hershey, PA, March 2014.
  • Impact of teaching medical students in residency training. Poster. Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, Hershey, PA, March 2014.
  • Update on Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment. Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Clinical Education Series, Hershey, PA, May 2009.
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding. PCOM Family Medicine Board Review Course, Philadelphia, PA, January 2011.
  • Prenatal Care. PCOM Family Medicine Board Review Course, Philadelphia, PA, January 2010.

Martha M. Metzgar, DO, FAAFP 

  • A Collaborative Approach to Teaching Osteopathic Principles and Practice (with Drs. Ruggeri, Costello, Wilkins). Poster presentation at AACOM (national conference), April 2019.
  • Women’s health. ACOFP National Board Review.
  • Common Surgical Concerns. ACOFP National Board Review.
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment table Trainer. ACOFP Board Review.
  • Women’s Health. PCOM Family Medicine Board Review Course, Philadelphia, PA, January 2013, 2014, 2015.

Maria V. Ghetu, MD, FAAFP

  • Reducing 30 days readmissions of patients with Heart failure, residing in Long Term Care settings. National conference, poster presentation: 2018 American Geriatrics Society, annual scientific meeting. May 3, 2018.
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment, Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Clinical Education Series, Valley Forge, PA, March 2015.
  • Precepting International Medical Graduates (with Dr. Nguyet-Cam Vu Lam and Dr. Hemlata Singh (resident)). Poster. Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Research Day, Valley Forge, PA, March 2015.
  • Screening for Mild Cognitive Impairment in Primary Care. Poster. American Geriatric Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC, May 2011.
  • Weight Loss in the Geriatric Population. Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Clinical Education Series, Philadelphia, PA, October 2008.

 Courtney Humphrey, MD

  • Controlled Substance Management in the Primary Care Setting (with Elspeth Black, MD, Elsa Montoya, MD-residents, Nora Ko-Temple/St. Luke’s student, Thomas Nappe, MD). Poster presentation. 2019 PAFP Research day, Valley Forge, PA.
  • Appropriateness of Statin Therapy for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Diabetes (with Gardia Germinal, MD-Resident and Livia McCutcheon, Pharm D). Poster Presentation. 2019 PAFP Research day, Valley Forge, PA.
  • Using smart-phrases to improve diabetes care (with Gardia Germinal, MD). Oral Presentation. 2019 PAFP Research day, Valley Forge, PA.