2023 Department of Medicine Scholarship Day was held on April 18th in the Student Union. The day began with a poster session featuring clinical vignettes, clinical research, and basic science research authored by both trainees and faculty. The event concluded with Medicine Ground Rounds focused on clinical research opportunities at UMMC. Speakers included Michael Garrett, Joey Granger, John Hall, Gailen Marshall, and Jane Reckelhoff.
Congratulations to our winners in the abstract competition:
Basic Science Research
James Warren (left) – Gender differences in blast-induced vestibular deficits in rats
Sai Kota (right) – Single-cell RNA-sequencing reveals RSV- and SARS-CoV-2-specific cell states within the nasal mucosa of young children presenting to the emergency department
Yoshitsugu Obi, MD – Discordance Between Cause of Death Reported to USRDS and National Death Index for Hemodialysis
Uttsav Sandesara, DO – Acute Mechanical Valve Thrombosis Presenting with Cardiogenic Shock
Heidi Nowakowski, MD – Use of FIT testing for unvalidated indications in the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VAMC Emergency Department and Inpatient Wards Services