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Gregory Eshleman Sawin

Associate Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health
Family Medicine and Community Health, Family Medicine
Box 2914, DUMC, Durham, NC 27710
Box 2914, DUMC, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Publications

Identification of barriers at the primary care provider level to improve inflammatory breast cancer diagnosis and management.

Journal Article Prev Med Rep · December 2023 The purpose of this study, based in the United States, was to evaluate knowledge gaps and barriers related to diagnosis and care of inflammatory breast cancer (IBC), a rare but lethal breast cancer subtype, amongst Primary Care Providers (PCP) as they are ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Scoping Review of Restorative Justice in Academics and Medicine: A Powerful Tool for Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion.

Journal Article Health Equity · 2023 PURPOSE: Restorative Justice (RJ) as a practice and mindset is growing within academic medicine and health care. The authors aim to categorize the extent to which RJ training and practices have been researched, explored, and applied within health care, med ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Perceived Benefits of Training Clinicians in Community Engagement for a Leadership Development Program.

Journal Article Fam Med · February 2022 BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Community engagement (CE), including community-engaged research, is a critical tool for improving the health of patients and communities, but is not taught in most medical curricula, and is even rarer in leadership training for p ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Partnerships to Care for Our Patients and Communities During COVID-19.

Journal Article J Am Board Fam Med · 2021 The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic forced not only rapid changes in how clinical care and educational programs are delivered but also challenged academic medical centers (AMCs) like never before. The pandemic made clear the need to have coord ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Building a Group-Based Opioid Treatment (GBOT) blueprint: a qualitative study delineating GBOT implementation.

Journal Article Addict Sci Clin Pract · December 27, 2019 BACKGROUND: Group-Based Opioid Treatment (GBOT) has recently emerged as a mechanism for treating patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) in the outpatient setting. However, the more practical "how to" components of successfully delivering GBOT has received ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Primary Care Transformation.

Journal Article Prim Care · December 2019 Primary care transformation will usher in a new era of advanced team-based care with extensive roles beyond the physician to build authentic healing relationships with patients. Smart technology will support these relationships, empower and engage patients ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Entrustable professional activities in family medicine.

Journal Article J Grad Med Educ · March 2013 BACKGROUND: The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Outcome Project intended to move residency education toward assessing and documenting resident competence in 6 dimensions of performance important to the practice of medicine. Although th ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Glucose control in hospitalized patients.

Journal Article Am Fam Physician · May 1, 2010 Evidence indicates that hospitalized patients with hyperglycemia do not benefit from tight blood glucose control. Maintaining a blood glucose level of less than 180 mg per dL (9.99 mmol per L) will minimize symptoms of hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia withou ... Open Access Link to item Cite