Philadelphia, May 2, 2016 -- The American College of Physicians (ACP) will honor eight medical students as winners of the National Student Abstract Competition at Internal Medicine Meeting 2016, the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Physicians. The winners will be onsite in Washington, D.C. to present their winning abstracts on May 7, 2016.
Winners of the National Abstract Competition are chosen for an original abstract in one of five categories; basic research, clinical research, quality improvement-patient safety, high value cost conscious care, and clinical vignette.
Winners of this year’s National Student Abstract Competition include:
- Aysha Ahmed: a fourth-year medical student at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.
- Seda Babroudi: a third-year medical student at Tufts University School of Medicine.
- Colette DeJong: a fourth-year medical student at the University of California, San Francisco, and a Research Fellow at UCSF's Center for Healthcare Value.
- Katharine Foster: a first-year medical student at Saint Louis University and independent clinical researcher with Epharmix.
- Michael Hadley: a medical student at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
- Ingrid Lindquist: a third-year medical student at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.
- Ankita Satpute: a third-year medical student at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
- Francis Tinney: a third-year medical student at Wayne State University School of Medicine.
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