Recap: 2019 Abstract Day

The 2019 Abstract Day, hosted by UMMC Department of Medicine and American College of Physicians (ACP), was held on October 30th, 2019.

Congratulations to the winners who will be attending the ACP national meeting in Los Angeles in April 2020:

Basic Science Research: Bijalben Patel, medical student

“Soluble guanylate cyclase activators attenuate hypertension in a rat model of preeclampsia by improving endothelial function”

Clinical Research: Elliott Varney, PGY-1, preliminary medicine year for Radiology

“Comparative effectiveness of noninvasive tests for staging chronic liver disease”

Quality Improvement: Amor Royer, PGY-2, categorical internal medicine

“Screen a little, stay a lot: A retrospective analysis of MRSA screening of inpatients”

Clinical Vignette: Peyton Treutel, PGY-1, categorical internal medicine

“Extra-osseous manifestation of multiple myeloma: An unusual presentation”

A special thank you to the judges and to all those who helped make the day possible – Dr. Kendra Courtney and all of the residents council for planning and conducting the entire event; Dr. Brandon Lennep and members of the fellows council, particularly Dr. Doug Gibson for compiling all of the abstracts and pre-judging scores.

Thank you to our Judges: 

Dr. Clark Henegan – Hematology /Oncology

Dr. Bhagy Navalkele – Infectious Disease

Dr. Licy Yanes – Endocrinology

Dr. Jessie Harvey – Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Rajesh Bhagat – Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Jose Lucar – Infectious Diseases

Dr. Pradeep Bathina – Hospital Medicine

Dr. Stephen LeBlanc – Allergy and Immunology

Dr. Richard Wardrop – General Medicine and Medical Education / Faculty Development

Dr. Elizabeth Paine – Digestive Diseases

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