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ACP Pennsylvania Chapter Southeastern Region Abstract Winners 2014

ACP Pennsylvania Chapter Southeastern Region Abstract Winners 2014

Congratulations to the following winners of the Pennsylvania Southeastern Region's 2014 abstract competition!

1st Place: Case Vignette
Name: Jeydith Gutierrez, MD
Program: Temple University Hospital
Title: A Case of Unrecognized May-Thurner Syndrome Leading to Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism

Honorable Mention: Case Vignette
Name: Kimberly Lessard, DO
Program: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Title: The Pneumonia that Wasn't: An Aytpical Presentation of Sarcoidosis

Honorable Mention: Case Vignette
Name: William Huntington, DO
Program: Lankenau Hospital
Title: The Sewing Needle and the Damage Done: A Case of Neuro-mediated Vasospasm

Honorable Mention: Case Vignette
Name: Gustavo Fernandez, MD
Program: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Title: Thyroglossal Duct Cyst Infection by Neisseria Gonorrhoaea Causing Upper Airway Obstruction: A Case Report


1st Place: Quality Improvement
Name: Kristian Holmes, MD
Program: Temple University
Title: the ASIN Index: A Novel Tool to Assess Outpatient "No Show" Risk

Honorable Mention: Quality Improvement
Name: Nirmol Philip, MD
Program: Christiana
Title: Supersize This: Improving Resident Communication about Obesity in the Outpatient Clinic


1st Place: Research
Name: Anup Bhattacharya
Program: Temple University
Title: Endogenous Iron Modulation of NMDA Receptor Dependent Excitability in the Hippocampus

Honorable Mention: Research
Name: Mahek Shah, MBBS
Program: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Title: The Day of the Week and Acute Heart Failure Admissions: Relation with Acute Myocardial Infarction, Length of Stay, and Readmission Rate


Medical Students

1st Place
Name: Shivam Saxena
Program: Jefferson
Title: Hypothyroidism and Pancreatic Cancer: Role of Exogenous Thyroid Hormone in Tumor Invasion