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Boston, May 1, 2015 -- Annals of Internal Medicine and
the American College of Physicians (ACP) will honor Joseph A.
Ladapo, MD, PhD and Anke Kleinjan, MD, PhD with Junior Investigator
Recognition Awards at Internal Medicine 2015, the annual scientific
meeting of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Ladapo will be
on site in Boston on Friday, May 1 to present his winning research.
Dr. Kleinjan will not be in attendance.
Now in its fifth year, Annals' Junior Investigator
Recognition Awards are presented annually to two 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
Dr. Ladapo is an Assistant Professor of Population Health and
Medicine at NYU School of Medicine, and cares for hospitalized
patients at NYU Langone Medical Center. He is being recognized for
an article he authored within three years of completing his
Decision Making and Trends in the Use of Cardiac Stress Testing in
the United States: An Analysis of Repeated Cross-sectional
Data" was published in the October 7, 2014 issue of Annals
of Internal Medicine. His research showed that physician
decision making about cardiac stress test use does not contribute
to racial/ethnic disparities in cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Kleinjan earned her medical degree in 2013, and is an
internal medicine resident. She is being recognized for an article
she authored while in training. "Safety and
Feasibility of a Diagnostic Algorithm Combining Clinical
Probability, D-Dimer Testing, and Ultrasonography for Suspected
Upper Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis: A Prospective Management
Study" was published in the April 1, 2014 issue of Annals
of Internal Medicine. Her research showed that the combination
of clinical decision scores, D-dimer testing, and ultrasonography
can effectively eliminate upper extremity deep venous
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
About Annals of Internal
MedicineAnnals of Internal Medicine is one of the most widely
cited peer-reviewed medical journals in the world. The journal has
been published for 88 years and accepts only about 7 percent of the
original research studies submitted for publication. Annals of
Internal Medicine has a 2013 impact
factor of 16.104, ranking it fifth out of 150 journals in the
category "Medicine, General & Internal." The journal is
published by the American College of Physicians (ACP). Follow
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About the American College of Physicians
The American College of Physicians is the largest
medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician
group in the United States. ACP members include 141,000 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.