Recap: ACP Abstract Day

UMMC Department of Medicine and American College of Physicians (ACP) hosted the 2021 ACP Abstract Day on October 28th. Ninety posters and six oral presentations were delivered by students, residents, and fellows from UMMC and statewide.

Congratulations to the winners in each category:

Basic Science Research: Faridah Salau, UMMC M2 – SGLT2 Inhibition Decreases Visceral But Not Subcutaneous Adipocyte Size in Hyperandrogenic Female Rat

Clinical Research: Hunter Cooper, UMMC M3 – Censoring of Overall Survival in Phase III Clinical Trials 

Quality Improvement: Thor Goodfellow, UMMC PGY-3 – Ensuring GDMT on Discharge for Patients with Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction

High Value Care: Jannat Kang, UMMC PGY-2 – Utilization and Cost Analysis of Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Testing in Hospitalized Patients 

Clinical Vignette: Clara Hitchcock, UMMC PGY-2 – A Rare Cause of High-Output Heart Failure: Profound Anemia 

Thank you to Peyton Reves and the ACP Residents’ Council, Ashley Villarreal, Jessie Lavender, Carrie Wynn, Andrew Brown and the Fellows’ Council, Cheryl Moss and the education office, all the faculty judges, and the ACP Chapter governor Dr. Otis Gowdy for coordinating, directing, and supporting the meeting.  This has become a great celebration of scholarship in our department.

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