Internal Medicine Research Symposium

Thanks to all our presenters and judges for making the 2020 Internal Medicine Research Symposium a great success. Congratulations to all the winners!

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Clinical Vignette

Medical Students

  • 1st place: Meagan Rosenberg: Abstract #50 
    “Stuck between the Aorta and a Hard Place. Managing SMA syndrome in a long term Critical Critical Care Patient.”
  • 2nd place: Sharlene Dong: Abstract #22
    “Non-Cardiac Surgery in a Patient Uncorrected Truncus Arteriosus”

Residents

  • 1st place: Jeffrey W. Lantz Jr: Abstract #67
    "An Atypical Presentation of Amyloidosis in the Diabetic Patient: The Importance of Recognizing Anchoring Bias."
  • 2nd place: Jiaqian Xu: Abstract #21
    "Anticoagulation for a Newly Implanted Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve: A Double Edged Sword for the Patient."

Fellows

  • 1st Place: Deanna Jones: Abstract #90
    “Crystal Clear - A Case of Oxalate Nephropathy”
  • 2nd Place: Adam R. Schertz: Abstract #99
    “It Follows: Donor-Derived Disseminated Coccidioides Following Renal Transplant”

Clinical Research

Medical Students

  • 1st Place: Andrew Barnes: Abstract # 83
    “Diabetic Foot Infections and Select Comorbidities Drive Readmissions in Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy”
  • 2nd place: Lauren C. Ehrhardt-Humbert: Abstract. #13
    “P-wave axis is associated with all-cause mortality in diabetes: The ACCORD Trial”

Residents

  • 1st Place: Steven J. Mould; Abstract #15
    “Association of T-Wave Abnormalities with Major Cardiovascular Events in Diabetes:  The ACCORD Trial.”
  • 2nd Place:  Jonathan J. Mayl: Abstract #4
    “Analysis of the Association of Alcohol Intake with Hypertension in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes”

Fellows

  • 1st place: Matthew Singleton; Abstract #11
    “Multi-biomarker prediction of stroke among those with atrial fibrillation: the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke study” 
  • 2nd place: Braghadheeswar Thyagarajan: Abstract #95
    “Renal outcomes in adult critically ill patients treated with veno-venous versus veno-arterial ECMO”

Jr. Faculty

  • 1st Place: Megan Arnett: Abstract #94
    “The association of food insecurity with impairment of pulmonary function.”
  • 2nd place: AlyssaBuckenheimer:  Abstract #42
    “End-of-life care in the immune checkpoint inhibitor era.”

Quality Improvement

Medical Students

  • 1st Place: Paula A. Grisales: Abstract #58
    “Improving the Efficacy of Patient Laboratory Result Delivery in a Free Community Clinic: A Quality Improvement Project”
  • 2nd Place: Jennifer Newman: Abstract #56
    “From ED to Community: A Naloxone Delivery Process Improvement Initiative”

Residents

  • 1st Place: Kevin M. Smith: Abstract #27
    “Plavix: To Load or Not To Load”
  • 2nd Place:  S. Allan Petty: Abstract #54
    “Reducing “No Cards” and Improving Transition in Care at Hospital Discharge”

Fellows

  • 1st Place: Mahesh Chandraskehar: Abstract #28
    “Evaluation of Fluoroscopic and Echocardiographic-Guided Endomyocardial Biopsy: A Quality Improvement Initiative”
  • 2nd Place: Jennifer Thompson: Abstract #2
    “Improving Pediatric Resident Knowledge of Early Peanut Introduction Guidelines and Its Impact on an Academic Allergy Clinic”

Jr. Faculty

  • 1st Place:  Lauren Eyadiel: Abstract #26
    “Acute Heart Failure Advanced Life Support: An International Effort”
  • 2nd Place: Padageshwar Sunkara, MD: Abstract #79
    “Establishing a Type II Observation Unit at a Large Academic Health Center”

Basic Science

  • 1st Place: Lanazha Belfield: Abstract #93
    “Exercise during acute inflammation inhibits muscle wasting through regulation of the muscle glucocorticoid recptor.”
  • 2nd Place: Dion Banoian: Abstract #30
    “p300 and CBP in skeletal muscle are required for normal whole-body glucose tolerance.”