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ACP Pennsylvania Chapter Eastern Region Abstract Winners 2013

Congratulations to the following winners of the Pennsylvania Eastern Region's 2013 abstract competition!

Clinical Vignette

1st place
Reshmi Raveendran, MD
Program: Penn State/Hershey
Title: Needle in the Haystack: An Unusual Presentation of Fusobacterium Bacteremia

2nd place
Yiyi Yan, MD
Program: York Hospital
Title: An Unusual Complication of Rivaroxaban for DVT Prophylaxis After Knee Arthroplasty

Research

1st place
Gunjan Choudhary, MD
Program: Packer/Guthrie
Title: Reversal of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction Following Stand-a-lone Pulmonary Vein Isolation of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Heart Failure

2nd place
Poonam Mathur, DO
Program: Penn State/Hershey
Title: Does Doxcycline Reduce the Risk of Clostridium Difficile Infection in Patients With Cellulitis?

Quality Improvement

1st place
Fahad Ali, MD
Program: Packer/Guthrie
Title: Influence of Predictive Modeling In Implementing Optimal Heart Failure Therapy: Inpatient Experience at a Community Teaching Hospital

2nd place
Rani Gollamudi
Program: The Wright Center
Title: Developing 21st Century Physician Skill Sets While Transforming to a Patient Medical Home Model

Medical Students

1st place - Research
Sucharita Mukherjee
Program: Penn State/Hershey
Title: The Prevalence and Correlates of Lifetime Mental Disorders and Trauma Exposures in the Rural-Urban Continuum: Results from the NCS-R

2nd place - Quality Improvement
Igor Makhlin
Program: TCMC
Title: Assessing the Health Literacy Rate at a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home in Rural Northeast Pennsylvania


Page updated: 12/18/13

Contact Information

Eastern Region
Daniel B Kimball, Jr, MD, FACP, Governor

Southeastern Region
Gregory C. Kane, MD, FACP, Governor

Western Region
G. Alan Yeasted, MD, FACP

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