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Diana Bures McNeill

Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition
Duke Box 3158, Durham, NC 27710
3015 Tsche, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Publications


New IPEC Competencies, the State of the Science, and a Focus on Equity

Journal Article North Carolina Medical Journal · January 1, 2024 From the value of team-based patient care to the focus on the learner, the 2023 Interprofessional Education Collaborative Core Competencies include a more succinct approach to collaborative care. We review the changes and note their potential impacts on co ... Full text Cite

Creating opportunities for telehealth education, assessment, and care through Hotspotting (CO-TEACH): An interprofessional telehealth delivery curriculum and guide

Journal Article Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice · June 1, 2023 Telehealth offers a healthcare solution when functional, social, or geographic barriers arise; however, many clinical education curricula are ill-equipped to prepare learners for effective, multidisciplinary telehealth consultations. The COVID-19 pandemic ... Full text Cite

Focusing on Diversity: A Regional Internal Medicine Residency Viewpoint on Underrepresented Minority Support, Retention, and Mentoring.

Journal Article J Grad Med Educ · April 2021 BACKGROUND: While the overall percentage of residents who withdraw (2.7%) or take extended leave (1.0%) are low, subgroup analysis has found that minority physicians are approximately 30% more likely to withdraw from residency than their white counterparts ... Full text Link to item Cite

Ethics and Interprofessional Education:An Exploration Across Health Professions Education Programs.

Journal Article J Interprof Care · 2020 Classroom-based ethics education, in health professions education programs at a university in the United States, was explored in a pilot study to determine a basis for creating an interprofessional experience for ethics education. Course faculty were inter ... Full text Link to item Cite

Building Social Capital to Foster Interprofessional Education: The Interprofessional Educator Academy.

Journal Article Acad Med · November 2019 Interprofessional education (IPE) is promoted as a necessary precursor to the implementation of the collaborative practices in patient care thought to improve teamwork and communication among health care providers, patients, their families, and communities ... Full text Link to item Cite

Special Considerations in the Management of Diabetes in Women.

Journal Article J Womens Health (Larchmt) · August 2018 INTRODUCTION: Type 2 diabetes and prediabetes are heterogeneous diseases that directly affect over 115 million Americans. Considerable gender differences exist with regard to diabetes risk factors, hormonal effects on glucose, and cardiovascular outcomes. ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Let's Work Together: Interprofessional Training of Health Professionals in North Carolina.

Journal Article N C Med J · 2018 Implementation of interprofessional education efforts at Duke University Health System and the University of North Carolina have enhanced teamwork, education, and mentoring for health professional learners and faculty. The IPE initiatives address the criti ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

An Entrustable Professional Activity (EPA)-Based Framework to Prepare Fourth-Year Medical Students for Internal Medicine Careers.

Journal Article J Gen Intern Med · November 2017 The purpose of the fourth year of medical school remains controversial. Competing demands during this transitional phase cause confusion for students and educators. In 2014, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) released 13 Core Entrustable P ... Full text Link to item Cite

Diabetes Quality of Care Before and After Implementation of a Resident Clinic Practice Partnership System.

Journal Article Am J Med Qual · 2017 Deficiencies in resident diabetes care quality may relate to continuity clinic design. This retrospective analysis compared diabetes care processes and outcomes within a traditional resident continuity clinic structure (2005) and after the implementation o ... Full text Link to item Cite

Facilitating Institutional Oversight and Program Improvement Through Educational Competency Committees.

Journal Article J Grad Med Educ · July 2016 BACKGROUND: The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requires programs to engage annually in program evaluation and improvement. OBJECTIVE: We assessed the value of creating educational competency committees (ECCs) that use successf ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Internal Medicine Subinternship--Now More Important than Ever: A Joint CDIM-APDIM Position Paper.

Journal Article J Gen Intern Med · September 2015 For decades, the internal medicine (IM) subinternship has served as a critical interface between undergraduate and graduate medical education. As such, the vast majority of U.S. medical schools offer this rotation to help students prepare for post-graduate ... Full text Link to item Cite

A comparative resident site visit project: a novel approach for implementing programmatic change in the duty hours era.

Journal Article Acad Med · July 2010 The Duke University Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program did not reach its anticipated quota of applicants during the 2008 National Residency Matching Program. Post-Match feedback regarding workload prompted an effort to redesign the general ... Full text Link to item Cite

Perspective: Autonomic care systems for hospitalized patients.

Journal Article Acad Med · December 2009 With advancements of medical technology and improved diagnostic and treatment options, children with severe birth defects who would otherwise have no chance of surviving post birth survive to go home every day. The average lifespan in the United States has ... Full text Link to item Cite

'So you want to be a clinician-educator...': designing a clinician-educator curriculum for internal medicine residents.

Journal Article Med Teach · June 2009 BACKGROUND: Despite a growing demand for skilled teachers and administrators in graduate medical education, clinician-educator tracks for residents are rare and though some institutions offer 'resident-as-teacher' programs to assist residents in developing ... Full text Link to item Cite

Diabetes in mid-life women

Chapter · January 1, 2009 This practical handbook provides a clear and comprehensive evidence-based guide to the care of women in primary care, intended for general and family practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, and all those who practise primary care of women. It emphasiz ... Full text Cite

New IPEC Competencies, the State of the Science, and a Focus on Equity

Journal Article North Carolina Medical Journal · January 1, 2024 From the value of team-based patient care to the focus on the learner, the 2023 Interprofessional Education Collaborative Core Competencies include a more succinct approach to collaborative care. We review the changes and note their potential impacts on co ... Full text Cite

Creating opportunities for telehealth education, assessment, and care through Hotspotting (CO-TEACH): An interprofessional telehealth delivery curriculum and guide

Journal Article Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice · June 1, 2023 Telehealth offers a healthcare solution when functional, social, or geographic barriers arise; however, many clinical education curricula are ill-equipped to prepare learners for effective, multidisciplinary telehealth consultations. The COVID-19 pandemic ... Full text Cite

Focusing on Diversity: A Regional Internal Medicine Residency Viewpoint on Underrepresented Minority Support, Retention, and Mentoring.

Journal Article J Grad Med Educ · April 2021 BACKGROUND: While the overall percentage of residents who withdraw (2.7%) or take extended leave (1.0%) are low, subgroup analysis has found that minority physicians are approximately 30% more likely to withdraw from residency than their white counterparts ... Full text Link to item Cite

Ethics and Interprofessional Education:An Exploration Across Health Professions Education Programs.

Journal Article J Interprof Care · 2020 Classroom-based ethics education, in health professions education programs at a university in the United States, was explored in a pilot study to determine a basis for creating an interprofessional experience for ethics education. Course faculty were inter ... Full text Link to item Cite

Building Social Capital to Foster Interprofessional Education: The Interprofessional Educator Academy.

Journal Article Acad Med · November 2019 Interprofessional education (IPE) is promoted as a necessary precursor to the implementation of the collaborative practices in patient care thought to improve teamwork and communication among health care providers, patients, their families, and communities ... Full text Link to item Cite

Special Considerations in the Management of Diabetes in Women.

Journal Article J Womens Health (Larchmt) · August 2018 INTRODUCTION: Type 2 diabetes and prediabetes are heterogeneous diseases that directly affect over 115 million Americans. Considerable gender differences exist with regard to diabetes risk factors, hormonal effects on glucose, and cardiovascular outcomes. ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Let's Work Together: Interprofessional Training of Health Professionals in North Carolina.

Journal Article N C Med J · 2018 Implementation of interprofessional education efforts at Duke University Health System and the University of North Carolina have enhanced teamwork, education, and mentoring for health professional learners and faculty. The IPE initiatives address the criti ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

An Entrustable Professional Activity (EPA)-Based Framework to Prepare Fourth-Year Medical Students for Internal Medicine Careers.

Journal Article J Gen Intern Med · November 2017 The purpose of the fourth year of medical school remains controversial. Competing demands during this transitional phase cause confusion for students and educators. In 2014, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) released 13 Core Entrustable P ... Full text Link to item Cite

Diabetes Quality of Care Before and After Implementation of a Resident Clinic Practice Partnership System.

Journal Article Am J Med Qual · 2017 Deficiencies in resident diabetes care quality may relate to continuity clinic design. This retrospective analysis compared diabetes care processes and outcomes within a traditional resident continuity clinic structure (2005) and after the implementation o ... Full text Link to item Cite

Facilitating Institutional Oversight and Program Improvement Through Educational Competency Committees.

Journal Article J Grad Med Educ · July 2016 BACKGROUND: The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requires programs to engage annually in program evaluation and improvement. OBJECTIVE: We assessed the value of creating educational competency committees (ECCs) that use successf ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Internal Medicine Subinternship--Now More Important than Ever: A Joint CDIM-APDIM Position Paper.

Journal Article J Gen Intern Med · September 2015 For decades, the internal medicine (IM) subinternship has served as a critical interface between undergraduate and graduate medical education. As such, the vast majority of U.S. medical schools offer this rotation to help students prepare for post-graduate ... Full text Link to item Cite

A comparative resident site visit project: a novel approach for implementing programmatic change in the duty hours era.

Journal Article Acad Med · July 2010 The Duke University Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program did not reach its anticipated quota of applicants during the 2008 National Residency Matching Program. Post-Match feedback regarding workload prompted an effort to redesign the general ... Full text Link to item Cite

Perspective: Autonomic care systems for hospitalized patients.

Journal Article Acad Med · December 2009 With advancements of medical technology and improved diagnostic and treatment options, children with severe birth defects who would otherwise have no chance of surviving post birth survive to go home every day. The average lifespan in the United States has ... Full text Link to item Cite

'So you want to be a clinician-educator...': designing a clinician-educator curriculum for internal medicine residents.

Journal Article Med Teach · June 2009 BACKGROUND: Despite a growing demand for skilled teachers and administrators in graduate medical education, clinician-educator tracks for residents are rare and though some institutions offer 'resident-as-teacher' programs to assist residents in developing ... Full text Link to item Cite

Diabetes in mid-life women

Chapter · January 1, 2009 This practical handbook provides a clear and comprehensive evidence-based guide to the care of women in primary care, intended for general and family practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, and all those who practise primary care of women. It emphasiz ... Full text Cite

Continued parental attendance at a clinic for adult survivors of childhood cancer.

Journal Article J Pediatr Hematol Oncol · November 2003 PURPOSE: Adult survivors of childhood cancer have been an underserved and understudied population. Few clinics are available to take care of them, unlike the numerous ones that exist for children. The authors established a clinic that would take care of al ... Full text Link to item Cite

Laboratory evaluation of graves’ disease

Chapter · January 1, 2002 Graves’ disease is a form of hyperthyroidism that occurs when circulating antibodies that mimic thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) stimulate the thyroid gland, causing a hyperthyroid state. In 1956, Adams and Purves reported on a patient with Graves’ diseas ... Cite

New therapies for type 1 diabetes mellitus

Journal Article Ochsner Journal · December 17, 2001 Five to ten percent of patients with diabetes mellitus in the United States suffer from type 1 diabetes: approximately 1.5 million people. Type 1 diabetes occurs when there is no insulin production from the beta cells of the pancreas and has often been ass ... Cite

Combination insulin and sulfonylurea therapy in insulin-requiring type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Journal Article Diabetes Res Clin Pract · March 1998 PURPOSE: To determine the effect(s) on glucose control, insulin dose, and circulating insulin levels of the addition of a sulfonylurea (glipizide) to the treatment regimen of patients with insulin-requiring type 2 diabetes mellitus. PATIENTS AND METHODS: T ... Full text Link to item Cite