Richard Matulewicz, MD, MS, recieves AAMC Clinical Care Innovation Pilot Award
Urology Resident, Richard Matulewicz, MD, MS, received the AAMC Clinical Care Innovation Pilot Award with co-author faculty member, Joshua Meeks, MD, PhD for “The Hematuria Initiative: A Step Towards a ‘Learning Health System.” The Clinical Care Innovation (CCI) Awards recognize and support the efforts of teaching hospitals and academic medical centers in advancing care delivery and improving quality through the integration of education and research.
Postdoctoral Fellow Marco Biancucci was awarded the Samuel Stroum Pancreatic Cancer Action Network KRAS Fellowship for his research project “Ras Inhibition by a Novel Bacterial Protease”
Eleonora Forte, postdoctoral fellow, in Microbiology-Immunology received The Graduate School Award for Engagement in March 2016.
Ehete Bahiru, MD, a resident in internal medicine, received an NIH global health fellowship to establish a pilot project aimed at improving cardiovascular health in sub-Saharan Africa.
Residents Kory Gebhardt, MD, Carrie Pinchbeck, MD, Logan Weygandt, MD, MPH, and faculty advisor, Dave Lu, MD, MBE received the ALiEM Chief Residency Incubator Emergency Medicine Residency Wellness Grant underwritten by EBSCO Health/DynaMed Plus for a pilot study to formally measure burnout and other validated markers of wellness among the EM residents.
Marcos Botelho, MD, receives third place in the Best Image category by the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Marcos Botelho, MD, Cardiovascular MRI Fellow, was awarded third place in the Best Image category by the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) in Los Angeles, CA, January 27-30, 2016.
Entitled “Coronary Dream”, the image depicts a long segment of the right coronary artery and the initial segment of the left main coronary artery. Botelho acquired the image using a technique called Quiescent-Interval Slice-Selective (QISS) MRI. He then used Google’s “Deep Dream” software to give the image a painterly quality.
Poster awarded the CRS 2016 “Best Neuroradiology Scientific Poster”
A research poster co-authored by residents and faculty members from the Department of Radiology, Section of Neuroradiology has been awarded the 2016 “Best Neuroradiology Scientific Poster” by the Chicago Radiological Society (CRS). The poster is entitled: “Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Mimicking Gliomatosis Cerebri on MR Spectroscopy and Perfusion.”(Charles H. Kim, Matthew J. Sondag, Benjamin P. Liu, Stephen F. Futterer)
The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery recognized the outstanding achievement of our medical students, residents, and faculty.
Emilie Bollache, PhD, awarded a 2-year MWA Summer 2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship by the American Heart Association.
Emilie Bollache, PhD, was awarded a 2-year MWA Summer 2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship by the American Heart Association.
This AHA grant will provide funding for Dr. Bollache’s research project entitled: “Evaluation Of Tissue At-Risk For Remodeling After Aortic Root Or Valve Repair In Bicuspid Aortic Valve”. Dr. Bollache is a Cardiovascular Imaging Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Radiology
CA-3 Resident Katherine Koniuch, MD, selected for Project Ear GHI in the Dominican Republic
CA-3 resident Katherine Koniuch, MD, anesthesiology, was selected to participate in “Project Ear”, a global health initiative in the Dominican Republic from Feb 27-March 6, 2016. Project EAR is a non-profit, humanitarian outreach program that provides otolaryngological health care to the underserved population of the Dominican Republic.