Winning Abstracts from the 2017 Medical Student Abstract Competition: Congratulations!

Please join us in congratulating the winners of the 2017 ACP National Abstract Competition.

Out of 377 Medical Student entries, the following winners were chosen to deliver oral presentations of their abstracts at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2017 in San Diego, CA:

Clinical Vignette
E for Elusive: A Common Vitamin with a Rare Deficiency-Induced Neurological Syndrome
Nicklaus Ashburn, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Clinical Research
Understanding Death and Dying In An In-Patient Hospice Home
Tiffany Cheung, University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME

Clinical Vignette
Corynebacterium urealyticum: a urinary tract infection with serious complications
Jessica Costales, Western University Health Science, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Ponoma, CA

High Value Care
Patient-Centered Outcomes in a Self-Administered Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy Clinic
Anisha P Ganguly, Uiversity of Texas Southwestern Medical School At Dallas, Dallas, TX

Clinical Vignette
“Failure to Thrive” in the Elderly: C-ing Past the Fog
Neil Mistry, Oregon Health Science, University School of Medicine, Portland, OR

Clinical Research
Risk of Neonatal Complications in Pregnant Women With Heart Disease
Amanda Owens, Stony Brook University Health Science Center, School of Medicine Stony Brook, NY

Clinical Vignette
The yellow mask: A case of Obstructive Jaundice Disguising Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma
Lindsey Snyder, Texas A & M University Sysytems Health Science Center, College of Medicine, College Station, Bryan, TX

Quality Improvement Patient Safety
Medical student summer research: current state and path forward
Adeline Yang, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

Clinical Vignette
West Nile Virus Induces Dancing Eye Syndrome
Mengjie Wu, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO

Basic Research
Elucidating the role of novel tumor suppressor myomiRs in dedifferentiated liposarcoma
Peter Yu, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH

2017 ACP National Abstract Poster Competition

More than 140 Medical Student Members travelled to ACP Internal Medicine 2017 in San Diego, CA to participate in the National Abstract Poster competition. The following were selected as winners:

Clinical Vignette Poster Winners

Kristin Andres
ST Segment Annotation
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky

Vatsal Y Bhatt
Oropharyngeal Dysphagia: Rare Presenting Symptom of Statin-induced HMG CoA Reductase Necrotizing Autoimmune Myopathy
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey

Joann Chang
A Sweet but Lethal Disease
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio

Jordan Krieger
Central America, Diarrhea, and Eosinophilia: Parasites or Worse?
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Janis Yee
Hemorrhagic Conversion after Treatment of Deep-Vein Thrombosis in a Patient with Subacute Ischemic Stroke
Keck School of Medicine of the USC, Los Angeles, California

Research Poster Winners

Christian Garcia
Good Intentions: A novel Peer-to-Peer Tutoring Program Designed to Reduce Block Failure Rates
University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Trudy Hong
Augmented Reality Presentation of Anatomical Variations: Example with Aberrant Right Subclavian Arteries
University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii

Janet Lee
Analyzing the Effects of a Longitudinal Medical Student Curriculum in Diabetic Patients
Western University Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, California

John F Lilly
Phosphorylation of Calcium-Activated Chloride Channels in Pulmonary Artery Smooth Muscle; A Novel Application in Pulmonary Hypertension
University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, Nevada

Sharleen Yuan
The Mechanisms of NMDAR-Dependent Long-Term Potentiation in Nociceptive Synapses
University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Vermillion, South Dakota

Want to have your Abstract featured here?  ACP holds a National Abstracts Competition as part of the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting every year. Find out more about the ACP National Abstract Competition.

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