Congratulations to our 2013 Chapter Award and Abstract Competition Winners
Chapter Award Winners
Laureate Award: James Osborne, MD, FACP
Volunteerism and Community Service Award: Animita Saha, MD, FACP
Download the Awards Brochure
Abstract Competition Winners
Best Overall: James Gentry, MD (Duke)
Best Clinical Vignette: Charles Austin, MD (UNC)
Second Place Clinical Vignette: Matthew Chung, MD (Duke)
Third Place Clinical Vignette: Afreen Shariff, MD and Jennifer Stahl, MD (ECU/Brody)
Best Clinical or Basic Research: Bernard Tawfik, MD (WFU)
Best QI: Jessica Hildebrand, MD (SEAHEC)
Best Student: Rita Kuwahara, MIH (UNC)
Dr. Suheir Khajuria presented posters at World Congress of Internal Medicine in Chile in November 2012
We are excited to share that Dr. Suheir Khajuria (PGY 3 Internal Medicine at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, NC) had 3 posters accepted for presentation at the World Congress of Internal Medicine in Chile, taking place on November 11th-November 15th, 2012. The World Congress event is hosted by International Society of Internal Medicine, of which ACP is an affiliate.
Benjamin J. Powers, MD, MHS receives the Junior Investigator Recognition Award from the Annals of Internal Medicine and ACP
Dr. Powers accepted his award in person at the Internal Medicine 2012 meeting in New Orleans. He is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Duke University Medical Center Department of Medicine in Durham, NC and a staff physician at the Durham Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center. He is being recognized for the article he authored within three years of completing his training. “Measuring Blood Pressure for Decision Making and Quality Reporting: Where and How Many Measures?” was published in the June 21, 2011 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. For more information, see the full press release.
Leadership Enhancement and Development Program (LEAD) Certificate Winner
Congratulations to our Membership Chair, Dr. Sabina Lee, who received a LEAD Certificate at Internal Medicine 2012.
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.
2012 Internal Medicine Abstract Presenters
We are honored to have had 6 Chapter Members represent our Chapter for the Associate and Medical Student Abstract Competition held during Internal Medicine 2012 in New Orleans.
- Christina Behrend, Medical Student - Clinical Vignette Poster Finalist
- Heather B Friedman, MD, Associate - Clinical Vignette Poster Finalist
- Suheir Khajuria, MD, Associate - Clinical Vignette Poster Finalist
- Brian C. Miller, MD, PhD, Associate - Clinical Vignette Poster Finalist
- Ross M Nesbit, MD, Associate - Clinical Vignette Poster Finalist
- Megha Sawhney, MBBS, Associate - Clinical Vignette Poster Finalist
Special congratulations to Brian Miller, MD of Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC who was a winner in the Associate Clinical Vignette Category for "Non-Infectious Mimics of Infectious Diseases: A Case Presentation of New Onset Crohn’s Disease" and to Christina Behrend of Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC who was a winner in the Medical Student Clinical Vignette category for "A Curious Case of Caffeine-Induced Hypokalemic Paralysis"
Congratulations to Our New North Carolina ACP Fellows
View the full list of North Carolina members were elected to Fellowship in the past 6 months.
The North Carolina Chapter would like to thank the following members for recruiting colleagues as part of ACP's Recruit-a-Colleague program:
- Linda A Bassett-Shaftoe, MD
- J Trig Brown, MD FACP
- Derek Raghavan, MD FACP
- Lacy C Hobgood, MD FACP
Have you . . . received an award, appointment, certification or other honor? Done some interesting volunteer work, had an article published, received a promotion? We'd like to share your good news in this section of the Chapter web site. Please e-mail items of interest to Alan Skipper.
Page updated: 3/1/13
- NC Chapter Reception at Internal Medicine 2013
7-8 pm on Friday, April 12, 2013
- Save the Date! 2014 NC Chapter Meeting
Feb. 28 - March 1, 2014
- Highlights/Photos from Internal Medicine 2012 in New Orleans
- Member Accomplishments