15th Annual Cleveland Clinic Internal Medicine Resident Scholarly Activity Day and Reception for Poster Presentations
May 19, 2010
Just prior to graduation each year, the Internal Medicine Residency Program sponsors a poster session and reception showcasing resident research. The reception is attended by staff, research mentors, and residents. Projects run the gamut of medical specialties in both basic science and clinical research.
The 15th Annual Scholarly Activity Day 2010 featured 22 posters, a food and wine reception and music.
Visiting Professor: Mark Babyatsky, MD, Drs. Richard and Mortimer Bader Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair of Education, Internal Medicine Residency Director, Mount Siani Medical Center, presented a thought-provoking lecture on "Getting Personalized in Medicine: Should We?" at the Internal Medicine Grand Rounds the following morning.
The Internal Medicine Research Competition winners chosen from submitted abstracts, presented their findings at the Division of Medicine Grand Rounds the following week. This year's winners were:
Ayman Hussein, M.D., Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Long-Term Maintenance of Sinus Rhythm In Patients with Drug Resistant Atrial Fibrillation
Ibrahim Hanouneh, M.D. - The Rate of Tumor Growth Predicts Recurrence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) post Orthotropic Liver Transplantation (OLT) in Patients Beyond Milan or UCSF Criteria
Honorable mentions were awarded to:
Omar Khatib, M.D. - Prognostic Significance of Pericardial Effusion in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Tarick Doleh, M.D. - Comparison of Automated Sphygmomanometer (BpTRU) Measurements Performed in a Five-minute Cycle with Mean Awake Ambulatory Blood Pressure (ABP)
Leonardo Oliveira, M.D. - Can Serial Measurement of B-type Natriuretic Peptide Levels Provide Incremental Prognostic Information in Ambulatory Patients with Chronic Heart Failure?
Joseph Hackler, M.D. - Effectiveness of New ICD Lead Coil Treatments In Facilitating Ease of Extraction