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Winning Abstracts from the 2018 Medical Student Abstract Competition: Congratulations!

Please join us in congratulating the winners of the 2018 ACP National Abstract Competition.

Out of 511 Medical Student entries, the following winners were chosen to present their abstracts at ACP Internal Medicine 2018 in New Orleans, LA:

Clinical Vignette
Buccal Bleeding: A Challenging Case of Immune Thrombocytopenia
Andrew Brown, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Basic Research
Aspirin Protects Heart Against Ischemia-reperfusion Injury Via LKB1-Sestrn2-AMPK Signaling Cascade
Shaoxin Lu, University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS

Clinical Vignette
Case of the Tortoise and the Hare: When "Slowly-and-Surely" Loses the Race
April Choi, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Clinical Research
The Impact of Telemedicine on Patient Self-Management Processes and Clinical Outcomes for Patients with Type I of II Diabetes Mellitus in the United States: A Scoping Review
Trevor M. Borries, Frank H. Netter School of Medicine, North Haven, CT

Clinical Vignette
Raoultella Planticola Bacteremia after Canned Tuna Consumption in an Immunocompetent Patient
Alexa Melucci, UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Clinical Research
A Digital Health Tool Aimed at COPD in High-risk Individuals Reduces All-cause Hospitalization via Effect on Other Co-morbidities: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
Nishkala Shivakumar, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Clinical Vignette
Atypical Bacteremia after Memorable Braces: An Unusual Presentation
Denise Powell, University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS

High Value Care
Model of an Interdisciplinary Medical-Legal Partnership at a Student Run Free Clinic
Rochelle Wong, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

Clinical Vignette
A Painful Trait
Nicole Ryman, Texas A&M University HSC, College of Medicine, College Station, TX

Quality Improvement/Patient Safety
Why Are We Missing Delirium in the ICU? Quality Improvement Implications of a Nursing Survey on Delirium Screening
Luisa Sperry, Stony Brook University HSC, School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY

2018 ACP National Abstract Poster Competition

More than 140 Medical Student Members travelled to ACP Internal Medicine 2018 in New Orleans, LA to participate in the National Abstract Poster competition. The following were selected as winners:

Clinical Vignette Poster Winners

Elizabeth Fairbairn
Sticking Point: Severe Shoulder Pain Following Vaccine Administration
University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis

Jace Kusler
Syphilitic Osteomyelitis
University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks

Aaron Haag
Post-Polio syndrome in the Gross Anatomy Lab
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg

Weijie Lin
Is Too Much Vitamin C Harmful to Your Kidneys?
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Nhon Le
Streptococcus constellatus brain abscesses masquerading as metastases
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Research Poster Winners

Maha Elsebaie
Management of Low and Intermediate Risk Adult Rhabdomyosarcoma:A Pooled Survival Analysis of 553 Patients
Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine, Cairo

Talitha Wilson
Understanding Barriers and Facilitators to a Medically Enhanced Residential Treatment (MERT) Model Integrating Antibiotics and Residential Addiction Treatment
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, Portland

Hunter Faris
Selective Modulation of Fyn Tyrosine Kinases by Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptors in the Rat Striatum
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City

Rochelle Wong
Improving Primary Care Provider (PCP) Referral Practices of Medical Student Health Fairs
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville

Grace Kim
How Aware Are We? Antibiotic Stewardship in the Setting of Acute Rhinosinusitis
Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus

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.