Please join us in congratulating the winners of the 2019 ACP National Abstract Competition.

Out of 383 Medical Student entries, the following winners were chosen to present their abstracts at ACP Internal Medicine 2019 in Philadelphia, PA:

Clinical Vignette
A Sweet Success: Osmotic Reduction of Prolapsed Stoma Using Table Sugar
Alexander Boscia, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Basic Research
Impaired Brain Cells Response in Obesity
Zara Latif, University of Tennessee, Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Memphis, TN

Clinical Vignette
Benign Meningioma with Pulmonary Metastasis: A Rare Presentation
Adeel Sattar Chaudhry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Quality Improvement/Patient Safety
A Novel Student-Led Improvement Science Curriculum for Pre-Clinical Medical Students
Sherry Liang, Oregon Health Science University School of Medicine, Portland, OR

Clinical Vignette
A Great Imitator of Positional Vertigo
Priya Chopra, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO

High Value Care
Implementation of a Medical Student-Led Emergency Absentee Ballot Voting Initiative at an Urban Tertiary Care University Hospital
Kathryn M. Linder, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Clinical Vignette
Patient with Seizure Disorder Complicated by Lamotrigine-Associated Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
Jean Alyxa Vendiola, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, North Chicago, IL

Clinical Research
Influence of Individual-Level Neighborhood Factors on Health Promoting and Risk Behaviors in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)
Asmi Panigrahi, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Clinical Vignette
Castleman Disease: The Confounding Role of Immune Dysregulation in the Setting of Chronic Disease
Aydin Zahedivash, Dell Medical School at the University of Texas, Austin, TX

Clinical Research
Clinical Factors Associated with High Glycemic Variability Defined by the Variation Coefficient in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Andrey Sanko, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad de Medicina, Bogota, Columbia

2019 ACP National Abstract Poster Competition

More than 150 Medical Student Members travelled to ACP Internal Medicine 2019 in Phiadelphia, PA to participate in the National Abstract Poster competition. The following were selected as winners:

Research Poster Winners

Altered Expression of Developmental Gene Sine Oculis Homeobox Homolog 1 (Six1) in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Cory Wilson, John & Kathrine McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX

Tumor size, FNA score, and molecular profile as predictive markers for pre-operative differentiation between encapsulated follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma and noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features
Brenda French, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Novel drug combination against leukemia reduces AKT activity and enhances cell cytotoxicity of a Bcl-2 inhibitor
Corey J Ketchem, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY

Impact of Ga-68 DOTATATE scan on clinical management of neuroendocrine tumor: A single center review of 200 patients
Millicent Horn, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY

What is the quality of online information on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?
Louis Levine, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA

Clinical Vignette Poster Winners

Mothball Ingestion as a Manifestation of Pica, leading to Paradichlorobenzene CNS Toxicity
Joon Yau Leong, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

An approach to pancolitis in disseminated cryptococcosis - is it the bug or the drug?
Macgregor Hodgson, Oregon Health Science University School of Medicine, Portland, OR

Atypical presentation of mycoplasma pneumoniae-associated mucositis syndrome with no skin involvement in a young adult
Lauren Larkin, Cleveland Pulte Medical College, Cleveland, OH

A case of tick-borne paralysis in a traveling patient
Kathryn Lewis, University of California, Riverside, CA

Atypical skin infection in a Maryland crabber
Makoto Tanigawa, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

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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