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ACP Pennsylvania Chapter Eastern Region Abstract Winners 2013

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