Winning Abstracts from the 2015 Medical Student Abstract Competition: Student Poster Winners

Congratulations to the 124 ACP Medical Student Members who presented at the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2015 in Boston, MA last month. The following students were selected as winners from the poster competition:

Abdul-Razaq Adeniyi - Jefferson Medical College
Diffuse lymphadenopathy and weight loss of unkown etiology: A case of HLH in the outpatient setting

Andrea Gaspar - University of Texas Medical School at Houston
A Classic Disease Often Forgotten in Modern America

Ryan Lym - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Primary vaginal melanoma: An incidental finding on routine pelvic examination

Nikhil Patel - Mayo Medical School
Fever of Unknown Origin: Sometimes a Zebra is a Zebra

Meghana Vellanki - University of South Florida College of Medicine
Buried Balloon: a novel complication from percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy tube placement

Elizabeth John - University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Colorectal Cancer Screening Health Education Materials - How Effective are Online Education Sources?

Rita Kuwahara - UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Understanding the Stories of "Super-Utilizer" Patients through Hotspotting on Tobacco Road: An Interprofessional Narrative-Based Approach to Reduce Rehospitalizations and Provide High Value Cost Conscious Care

Brandon Lucke-Wold - West Virginia University School of Medicine
Targeting NADPH-Mediated Oxidative Stress Reduces Cell Death and Improves Behavior following Neurotrauma

David Roach - University of Washington School of Medicine
A Year of Infection in the ICU: prospective whole genome sequencing of all ICU clinical bacterial isolates reveals hidden outbreaks and novel pathogens within a hospital environment

Joy Siting Trybula - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Autotaxin is an Independent Predictor of Insulin Resistance in Overweight and Obese Females

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