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ACP Pennsylvania Chapter Southeastern Region Abstract Winners 2012

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