Department of Medicine Scholarship Day Recap

The Department of Medicine Scholarship Day was held on April 19, 2022 in the Student Union. The day began with a poster session featuring clinical vignettes, clinical research, and basic science research by both trainees and faculty. Speaker topics included two educational innovations of the residency programs – the clinician educator track and quality improvement program and Dr. Don Rockey of Medical College of South Carolina delivered the keynote address.

Congratulations to our winners in the abstract competition:

Basic Science Research – Jacob Pruett (left)- Oxidative stress and white adipose tissue in a rat model of polycystic ovary syndrome

Clinical Research – Dr. Anna Owings (center) – Lower Therapeutic Response to anti-TNF Agents in African Americans with Inflammatory Bowel Disease 

Clinical Vignettes – Dr. Himmat Brar (right) – Vaginal Varices with Massive Hemorrhage in a Cirrhosis patient with Portal Hypertension

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