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ACP Pennsylvania Chapter Southeastern Region Abstract Winners 2012

Congratulations to the following winners of the Pennsylvania Southeastern Region's 2012 abstract competition!

1st Place: Case Vignette
Name: Jonathan Gotfried, MD
Program: Temple University Hospital
Title: Rising Use of Hydralazine: Beware of Side Effects

2nd Place: Case Vignette
Name: Carlos Solano, MD
Program: Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
Title: Cholestatic Hepatic Injury: Atypical Presenting Feature of Thyroid Storm

2nd Place: Case Vignette
Name: Emma Weaver, MD
Program: Jefferson
Title: An Interesting Case of Malignancy Presenting as a Rheumatologic Phenomenon

2nd Place: Case Vignette
Name: Parit Mekaroonkamol, MD
Program: Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
Title: Cytomegalovirus Colitis: A Mimicker and a Predisposing Factor of Clostridium difficile


1st Place: Quality Improvement
Name: Ayodeji Adegunsoye, MBBS
Program: Mercy
Title: IV Infiltration - Reducing Hospital Incidence, Increasing Patient Safety

2nd Place: Quality Improvement
Name: Tany Thaniyavarn, MD
Program: Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
Title: Morning Ventilator Huddle and Time of Extubation in Medical ICU?


1st Place: Research
Name: Chinualumo Nwakile, MBBS
Program: Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
Title: QRS Duration Predicts Inpatient Ventricular Arrhythmias and 30 Day Mortality Following

2nd Place: Research
Name: Vladimir Lakhter, DO
Program: Temple University
Title: National Incidence and Predictors of Stroke Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting


Medical Students

1st Place
Name: Shelly Dutt
Program: Jefferson University School of Medicine
Title: An Unexpected Explanation for Hemichorea-hemiballismus: Case Report and Review

2nd Place
Name: Katherine Steele
Program: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Title: Early Mortality and AIDS Progression Despite High Initial Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence


Page updated: 12/04/12

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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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