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ACP Pennsylvania Chapter Southeastern Region Abstract Winners 2013

ACP Pennsylvania Chapter Southeastern Region Abstract Winners 2013

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

1st Place: Case Vignette
Name: Asad Javed, MD
Program: Temple University Hospital
Title: A Dangerous Paradox

2nd Place: Case Vignette
Name: Rohan Mandaliya, MBBS, MD
Program: Abington Memorial Hospital
Title: Small Cell Lung Cancer Presenting as Severe Thrombocytopenia and Hypokalemia

3rd Place: Case Vignette
Name: Justin Pelberg, DO
Program: Lankenau Hospital
Title: DRESSed For Disaster


1st Place: Quality Improvement
Name: Lumuel Non, MD
Program: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Title: The Value of Clinical Prediction in Repeat Testing with Enzyme Immunoassay for Clostridium Difficile

2nd Place: Quality Improvement
Name: Soumya Patnaik, MD
Program: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Title: Improving Continuity of Care in a Residency Based Continuity Clinic

3rd Place: Quality Improvement
Name: Aaroop Haridas, MD
Program: Crozier-Chester Medical Center
Title: Utilization of Frax (Fracture Risk Assessment Tool) in Osteoporosis


1st Place: Research
Name: Mahek Shah, MBBS
Program: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Title: Echocardiographic and Electrocardiographic Predictors for Adverse Outcomes in Cirrhotic Patients Hospitalized for Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis (SBP)

2nd Place: Research
Name: Lumuel Non, MD
Program: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Title: Nap1 Positivity Predicts Metronidazole Failure in a Cohort of Patients With Non-severe Clostridium Difficile Associated Diarrhea

3rd Place: Research
Name: David Jin
Program: University of Penn School of Medicine
Title: Cytological Atypia Does Not Predict Malignancy in Pancreatic Cystic Lesions


Medical Students

1st Place
Name: Josh Haratz
Program: Drexel University School of Medicine
Title: A Randomized, Telephone-Based Intervention for Management of Chronic Pain in Older Adults