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The Arizona Medical Education Consortium (AzMEC) presented the eleventh annual Academic Excellence Day 2007 on Wednesday, May 2 at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center as an educational program in joint sponsorship with Maricopa Integrated Health System, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix Baptist Hospital, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center and Scottsdale Healthcare.

Academic Excellence Day is an opportunity to focus attention on the magnitude and variety of clinical and bench research done by resident’s fellows, graduate students, clinical allied health staff and physician staff.

The oral presentations were recorded. You can access the videostreams here: http://video.biocom.arizona.edu/video/videoLibrary/CoMed/Misc%20Support/Misc%20Support.html



The Keynote presentation:
"Watch One, Do One, Teach One”...Never Again!" (Will you soon learn surgery at home?)
was delivered by:

Marshall Smith, MD, PhD
Director of Simulation & Education Training Center
Director of Endoscopic Training in Ob/Gyn
Medical Director of Telemedicine
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
&
Kanav Kahol, PhD

Assistant Research Professor
School of Computing & Informatics
Arizona State University
Simulation & Education Training Center
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center


Award Winners

Omar Ibrahimi, MD
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
THE FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR SIGNALING PATHWAY AND HUMAN DISEASE
Resident Oral Presentation – Clinical Research
First Place

Michael Kruer, MD
Phoenix Children's Hospital/Maricopa Integrated Health System
IDENTIFICATION OF NOVEL AUTISM SUSCEPTIBILITY LOCI USING SNP MICROARRAY-BASED GENOMIC COPY NUMBER ANALYSIS
Resident Oral Presentation – Clinical Research
Second Place

Adam Balls, MD
Maricopa Integrated Health System
CENTRAL LINE EMERGENCY ACCESS REGISTRY (CLEAR); A MULTI-CENTER STUDY TO DETERMINE RESIDENT COMPETENCY WITH CENTRAL VENOUS CATHETER INSERTION
Resident Oral Presentation – Clinical Research
Third Place

Christopher Delbridge, DO
Maricopa Integrated Health System
NONTRAUMATIC PEDIATRIC PSEUDOANEURYSM OF THE UPPER EXTREMITY: A CASE REPORT
Resident Oral Presentation – Case Report
First Place

Ruth Franks, MD
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
BALANCING LIFE AND DEATH: A CASE OF PROLONGED SOMATIC SUPPORT IN A BRAIN DEAD PREGNANT PATIENT
Resident Oral Presentation – Case Report
Second Place

Mary Bull, MD, MPH
Phoenix Integrated Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology MIHS/SJH
THE RELATIONSHIP OF MODE OF OXYGENATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF IVH IN THE NEWBORN
Resident Poster – Clinical Research
First Place


Randall Craft, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona
EFFECT OF LOCAL, LONG-TERM DELIVERY OF PLATELET DERIVED GROWTH FACTOR (PDGF) ON INJECTED FAT-GRAFT - SURVIVAL IN SCID MICE
Resident Poster – Clinical Research
Second Place

Adam Cohen, MD
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
IS MONOCLONAL GAMMOPATHY OF UNDETERMINED SIGNIFICANCE A RISK FACTOR FOR VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLIC DISEASE? AN INTERIM ANALYSIS
Resident Poster – Clinical Research
Third Place: (TIE)

Nisha Bhatia, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona
IMPACT OF CAVOTRICUSPID ISTHMUS ABLATION ON THE OUTCOME OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION ABLATION
Resident Poster – Clinical Research
Third Place: (TIE)

D. Andrew White, MD, MPH
Maricopa Integrated Health System
HEELYS: AN UNDERAPPRECIATED INJURY THREAT
Resident Poster – Case Report
First Place

Andrea Kirstin Bacani, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona
IS THE CAT THE CULPRIT? A CASE OF CULTURE-NEGATIVE ENDOCARDITIS
Resident Poster – Case Report
Second Place

Christopher Wells, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona
ENDOSCOPIC BAND LIGATION IS SUPERIOR TO ENDOSCOPIC THERMAL THERAPY FOR THE TREATMENT OF GASTRIC ANTRAL VASCULAR ECTASIA - A CASE CONTROL STUDY
Fellow Oral Presentation – Clinical Research
First Place

Terrence Adam, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic Arizona
HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND HOSPITAL QUALITY OF CARE
Fellow Oral Presentation – Clinical Research
Second Place


Geetha Kolli, MD

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
SAFETY OF AN INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE MONITOR IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE LIVER FAILURE AND GRADE III AND IV ENCEPHALOPATHY
Fellow Oral Presentation – Clinical Research
Third Place

Vandana Singh, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona
SEVERE HEPATOTOXICITY CAUSED BY ANABOLIC XTREME SUPERDROL: A CASE SERIES
Fellow Oral Presentation – Case Report
First Place

Sarah Wessinger, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona
INCREASED USE OF SELECTIVE SEROTONIN REUPTAKE INHIBITORS IN PATIENTS ADMITTED WITH GASTROINTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGE: A MULTICENTRE RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS
Fellow Poster – Clinical Research
First Place

Feng Li, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona
RETENTION OF THE CAPSULE ENDOSCOPE: A SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE OF 1000 PATIENTS
Fellow Poster – Clinical Research
Second Place: (TIE)

Madhavi Rudraraju, MBBS
Mayo Clinic Arizona
THE OPTIMAL COLON CANCER SCREENING INTERVAL FOR LIVER TRANSPLANT PATIENTS
Fellow Poster – Clinical Research
Second Place: (TIE)

Daniel Ng, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona
DOES THE UNDERLYING ETIOLOGY OF CARDIOMYOPATHY EFFECT THE OUTCOME OF CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY (CRT) IN AN ELDERLY POPULATION?
Fellow Poster – Clinical Research
Third Place: (TIE)

Shabana Pasha, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona
DOUBLE-BALLOON ENTEROSCOPY (DBE) AND CAPSULE ENDOSCOPY (CE) HAVE A COMPARABLE DIAGNOSTIC YIELD IN PATIENTS WITH SUSPECTED SMALL BOWEL DISEASE: A META-ANALYSIS
Fellow Poster – Clinical Research
Third Place: (TIE)

Michelle Dorsey, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona
TOPHACEOUS GOUT MIMICKING AN EDEMATOUS ANCONEUS EPITROCHLEARIS
Fellow Poster – Case Report
First Place

Jaime Long, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona
ACTINOMYCES MEYERI OSTEOMYELITIS OF THE SYMPHYSIS PUBIS FOLLOWING PUBOVAGINAL SLING WITH BONE ANCHORS
Fellow Poster – Case Report
Second Place


Judges:

Banner Health Good Samaritan Hospital
Steven Brown, MD
Mary Ellen Dirlam, MD
Peter McKellar, MD
Anne-Michelle Ruha, MD
Andrea Waxman, MD

Maricopa Integrated Health System
David Drachman, PhD
Kevin Foster, MD
Patricia Graham, MD
Eric Katz, MD
Karyn Kolman, MD
Maria Manriquez, MD
Lora Nordstrom, PhD
Carla Pauley, BS
Steve Stapczynski, MD

Mayo Clinic/Hospital Arizona
Joseph Drazkowski, MD
Michael Grover, DO
David Gullen, MD
Kenneth Mishark, MD
Katherine Noe, MD, PhD
Teri Pipe, PhD
Susan Wilansky, MD

Phoenix Baptist Hospital
Robert Kravitz, MD
Gary Reichard, MD

Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Karen Kando, MD
Daxa Patel, MD
Mita Sinha, MD
Shawn McMahon, MD, MPH

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
Linda Larson Carr, PhD
Burt Feuerstein, MD, PhD
Carol Hatler, RN, PhD
Avery Sandberg, MD

Scottsdale Healthcare
Wendy Ellis, MC, LPC
Michael Foley, MD
Cynthia Kegowicz, MD

Community-at-Large
Frederick Dettmann, MD
Peter Jurutka, PhD, UA/ASU
Sue Kim, PhD, UA/ASU
Kathy Matt, PhD, UA/ASU
Maricela Moffitt, MD, MPH UA
Paul Standley, PhD UA/ASU


Academic Excellence Day
Committee Members:

Arizona Medical Education Consortium
Karen Archibald
Michael Grossman, MD, MACP
Brian Johnson

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
Richard Gerkin, MD
Heidi Vega

Maricopa Integrated Health System
David Drachman, PhD
Michael Grossman, MD, MACP
Kathleen Mathieson, PhD
Nancy Partington
Phyllis Thackrah, MS

Mayo Clinic/Hospital Arizona
Leanne Andreasen
Joseph Drazkowski, MD
Linda Farquhar
Lilia Murray

Phoenix Baptist Hospital
Martin Krepcho, PhD
Wendy Orm, MD

Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Christine Aragon
Grace Caputo, MD, MPH

St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center
Linda Larson Carr, PhD
Charles Daschbach, MD, MPH
Sallie Weems, RN

Scottsdale Healthcare
Suzanne Anderson
Robert Marlow, MD

 

 
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