The Michigan Journal of Medicine (MJM) is a peer-reviewed, student led forum to bring high quality scientific and clinical research generated by the members of the University of Michigan to the scientific community at large. Students occupy all editorial leadership roles for the journal and supply all content. The journal editorial work is conducted under the guidance of world-class faculty at the University of Michigan Medical School, many of whom serve as editors for prestigious international journals such as JAMA and Spine. More about MJM...

Volume 1 Contents

Brief Communication of Original Research

A PCR Assay Detects Legionella pneumophila Harboring Mobile Element ICE-βox in a Variety of Water Sources

Kaitlin J. Flynn; Alvaro J. Benitez; Jonas M. Winchell; Michele S. Swanson

Electronic Cigarette and Cigarette Smoke Extract Exposure on Abdominal Aorta: A Histochemical Comparison

Anthony N. Hage, BS; Will Krause; Angela Pechota, BS, LVT; Abhijit Ghosh, PhD; Jonathan Eliason, MD

Minimizing Cost Flow for Colorectal Surgery in Michigan

Arjun P. Meka, BS; Todd A. Jaffe, BBA; Daniel Z. Semaan, BS; Uchenna Okoro, BS; Charles Hwang, BS; Joseph Papin IV, BS; Andrew Mullard, MSc; Michael J. Englesbe, MD,; Darrell A. Campbell, MD

Solid Organ Transplant Patients Suffer From Multiple Complications After Sustaining an Emergent Fracture of the Lower Extremities

Alexander T. Reid, BA; Aaron Perdue, MD; James Goulet, MD; Chris Robbins MPA, PhD; Aidin Eslam Pour, MD

Original Research

Using Analytic Morphomics to Predict Long-Term Risk in Kidney Donors

Jake Claflin and Mitchell B. Alameddine; David C. Cron; Michael N. Terjimanian; Jeffrey F. Friedman; Jennifer D. Klei; Calista M. Harbaugh; Adnan Hussain; Seth A. Waits; Stewart C. Wang; Michael J. Englesbe

Factors That Influence the Agreement in Energy Expenditure Assessment in Pediatric Intensive Care Patients

Alexandra K Rzepecki, BS; Audrey L Andrews, BS; Kristen N Wines, BS; Ronald E Dechert, DrPH, MSc, RRT, FAARC

Review Articles

Evaluating Surgeon Scorecards

Shaina Sekhri; James Mossner; Rahul Iyengar; Andrew Mullard; Michael J. Englesbe; Joseph Papin IV

What Should Pre-operative Clinics Do to Optimize Patients for Major Surgery?

Arjun P. Meka, BS; Uchenna Okoro, BS; Todd A. Jaffe, BBA; David Cron, BS; Daniel Z. Semaan, BS; Charles Hwang, BS; Joseph Papin IV, BS; William Palazzolo, PA–C; Meredith Barrett, MD