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Annals of Internal Medicine and ACP Announce Recipients of Junior Investigator Recognition Awards

Philadelphia, April 18, 2018 – Annals of Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians (ACP) will honor Jenifer M. Brown, MD and Kumar Dharmarajan, MD, MBA with Junior Investigator Recognition Awards at Internal Medicine Meeting 2018, ACP’s annual scientific meeting in New Orleans from April 19 - 21.

Annals’ Junior Investigator Recognition Awards are presented annually to early career physicians. Annals and ACP award the most outstanding article by a first author who is in an internal medicine residency program or a general medicine or internal medicine subspecialty fellowship program. An award is also given for the most outstanding article with a first author who is within three years of completing his or her training in internal medicine or one of its subspecialties.

Kumar Dharmarajan, MD, MBA is a geriatrician, cardiologist, and Chief Scientific Officer at Clover Health, a Medicare Advantage company. Dr. Dharmarajan was previously a full time faculty member at Yale, and is currently a member of the Cardiovascular Standing Committee of the National Quality Forum. He is being recognized for an article he authored, “Age Differences in Hospital Mortality for Acute Myocardial Infarction: Implications for Hospital Profiling” which was published in the October 17, 2017 issue.

Jenifer M. Brown, MD is in her first year of clinical fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. A native of the Boston area, Dr. Brown attended Harvard Medical School for her medical degree. She is being recognized for an article she authored while at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. “The Spectrum of Subclinical Primary Aldosteronism and Incident Hypertension: A Cohort Study” was published in the November 7, 2017 issue.

Winners are selected based on the article’s novelty, methodological rigor, clarity of presentation, and potential to influence practice, policy or future research. Judges include Annals’ editors and representatives from Annals’ Editorial Board and the American College of Physicians’ Education and Publication Committee.

About Annals of Internal Medicine
Annals of Internal Medicine is one of the most widely cited and influential medical journals in the world, with an impact factor of 17.202 – the highest of any specialty journal in its category. Annals’ mission is to promote excellence in medicine, enable physicians and other health care professionals to be well informed members of the medical community and society, advance standards in the conduct and reporting of medical research, and contribute to improving the health of people worldwide. Established in 1927, Annals is the flagship journal of the American College of Physicians (ACP).

About the American College of Physicians
The American College of Physicians is the largest medical specialty organization in the United States with members in more than 145 countries worldwide. ACP membership includes 152,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students. Internal medicine physicians are specialists who apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. Follow ACP on Twitter and Facebook.