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U.S. Navy Team competes in ACP National Doctor's Dilemma

(May 2021) LT Michael Roth, LT Thomas Brooke, and LT Benjamin Moberly from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, represented the U.S. Navy Chapter at the ACP National Doctors’ Dilemma Competition. The competition was held virtually starting on May 14th, 2021.


2020 Regional Teaching Awards

(September 2020) We are delighted to recognize the following residents and faculty members for excellence in teaching.

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center:
Resident Teacher of the Year: LT Melanie Wiseman
Faculty Teacher of the Year: CAPT Matthew Needleman
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth:
Resident Teacher of the Year: LCDR Matthew Middendorf
Faculty Teacher of the Year: LT Aaron Tallant
Naval Medical Center San Diego:
Resident Teacher of the Year: LT Brandon Boldt
Faculty Teacher of the Year: Dr. Elexis McBee


2020 Chapter Abstract Winners

(September 2020) Congratulations to the following chapter members on their winning abstracts.

Resident/Fellow Clinical Vignette:

LT Lovepreet Kaur - Sarcoma Presenting as Extramedullary Hematopoiesis

Early Career Physician Clinical Vignette:

LCDR Sean Oiumet - Hunger Strike in an Active Duty Marine Prisoner – To Feed or Not to Feed?

Resident/Fellow QI:

LCDR Allison Bush - Colorectal Cancer Screening in the Time of Corona: Utilization of Fecal Immunochemical Testing in Open Access Program

Resident/fellow High Value Care:

LCDRC Sara Robinson - Stewardship Driven Reduction of Inappropriate Clostridioides difficile testing at a Tertiary Military Medical Facility

Early Career Physician QI:

LCDR Brett Sadowski - FIT Testing for Colorectal Testing

Resident Research:

LT Elizabeth Cooper - Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 serum antibodies among personnel deployed on the USNS COMFORT during the COVID-19 pandemic

Fellow Research:

LCDR Laura Gilbert - Prevalence and Risk Factors associated with HIV and Syphilis Co-infection in the African Cohort Study

Early Career Physician Research:

LCDR Brett Sadowski - Combat trauma is associated with subsequent alcohol use and related liver disease

Zebra Award for “Most Unusual Case”

LT Austin Gable - Multidisciplinary Management of Complex Airway Stenosis in a US Navy Dolphin (apparently the Army and Air Force do not allow dolphins to enlist, so this created quite a stir…)


2019 Chapter Abstract Winners

(September 2019) Congratulations to the following chapter members on their winning abstracts.

Honorable Mention:
ENS Charles Nicoli (Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont)
ENS Sarah Schulte (Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University)


Podium competition (clinical vignette):
Winner: LCDR Daniel DeSantis (NMCSD)
Runner-up: LT Chelsea Forbes (NMCSD)

QI category:
Winner: LT Gwen Hunt (WRNMMC)

Poster Competition:
Winner: LT Sheldon Edwards (NMCSD)
2nd place: LT Robert Geis (NMCP)
3rd place: LT Thomas Brooke (WRNMMC)