Jensa Morris, MD named as one of ACP's Top Hospitalists
Dr. Jensa Morris, a Hospitalist at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, was selected as a Top Hospitalist by the ACP Hospitalist publication. ACP Hospitalist's editorial board members reviewed nominations they received and selected the Top Hospitalists, who have truly distinguished themselves in areas including patient safety, community involvement, clinical skills, quality improvement, leadership and teaching. Read the full article here.
2013 Internal Medicine Abstract Presenters
We were honored to have six chapter members represent our chapter for the Associate and Medical Student Abstract Competition held during Internal Medicine 2013 in San Francisco.
- Mihir V Patel, MBBS, Associate Oral Presentation, Basic Research
- Saumya Saini, MD, Associate Poster, Basic Research
- Amrita R John, MD, MBBS, Associate Poster, Clinical Vignette
- Fady Hannah-Shmouni, MD, Associate Poster, Clinical Vignette
- Megan S Lemay, MD, Associate Poster, Clinical Vignette
- Shine Raju, MD, Associate Poster, Clinical Vignette
Special congratulations Rajany V Dy, MD who was a winner in the Associate Clinical Vignette Poster category.
Congratulations to our 2012 Chapter Meeting Award Winners!
Chapter Laureate Awards
Stephen O'Mahony, MD, FACP
Keith vom Eigen, MD, FACP
George Thornton Teaching Awards
Auguste Fortin, MD, MPH, FACP
Cyrus Kapadia, MBBS, MD, FACP
Eric Mazur, MD, MACP
Volunteerism & Community Service Award
Richard Kayne, MD
Clinical Vignette Abstract Winners
1st place - Rajany Dy, Yale-New Haven Hospital/St. Raphael Campus
The Diverse Facets of IgG4-Related Disease
2nd Place - Sara Emami, Yale-NHH/St. Raphael Campus
Pheochromocytoma: The Sweet Disguise
3rd Place - Andreea Neamtu, Norwalk Hospital
A Diagnostic Difficulty: Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Presenting with Respiratory Failure in an Adult Male Research
1st Place - Saumya Saini, Norwalk Hospital
Pancreatic Beta-Cell Protection via SGLT2 Deletion
2nd Place - Nora Segar, Yale Primary Care Program
Students as Patient & Community Educators: Description and Outcomes of Medical School Curriculum to Combat Low Health Literacy
3rd Place - Heather Marie Gainer, St. Vincent's Medical Center
Assessing Medical Residents' Practice of Ordering Lab Tests in a Teaching Hospital
Dr. Rebecca Andrews receives 2012 Richard Neubauer Advocate for Internal Medicine Award
Dr. Andrews was recognized on a national level for her advocacy efforts. She accepted the award June 6 at a banquet at the annual Leadership Day event, in which ACP members meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill to discuss common issues. Read more about Dr. Andrews and her award
Leadership Enhancement and Development Program (LEAD) Certificate Winner
Congratulations to the following member who received a LEAD Certificate at Internal Medicine 2012:
Rebecca A Andrews, MD FACP
ACP’s Leadership Enhancement and Development Program (LEAD) helps younger members and Fellows cultivate leadership skills to expand their career opportunities and benefit the community at large. A LEAD Certificate can be awarded to any member who has completed at least five out of seven of the leadership development activities within a three year time frame.
The Connecticut Chapter would like to thank the following members for recruiting their colleagues as part of ACP's Recruit-a-Colleague program:
Robert M McLean, MD FACP
David N Podell, PhD MD MACP
Debra A Pachucki, MD
Nami Bayan, MD
Shivi Sharma, MBBCh
Congratulations to our new Connecticut ACP Fellows elected in the past 6 months.
Fellowship is an honor achieved by those recognized by their peers for personal integrity, superior competence in internal medicine, professional accomplishment, and demonstrated scholarship.
If you have any current news to share about yourself or a colleague that we can celebrate, please e-mail it to Nancy Sullivan and specify that it is for the Member Accomplishments section of the Chapter Web site.
Page updated: 5/28/13