Victoria Weston, MD, named president of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine Resident and Student Association
Victoria Weston, MD, a resident in emergency medicine, was named president of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine Resident and Student Association.
26th Annual Department of Medicine Resident Research Day
The first place winner in basic science was Michael Donnan, MD, for his research on the “Role of Epithelial Membrane Protein-2 (EMP2) in Nephrotic Syndrome.” Second place in basic science was awarded to Ryan Nelson, MD, for his research on “Cardiac Glycosides Inhibit Influenza A Replication.”
In clinical science, Shishir Sharma, MD, won first place for his research on the “Association of Serum Leptin with Future Left Ventricular Structure and Function: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).” Carlos Almanza, MD, was the clinical science runner up for his research on the “Predictors of Unsuccessful Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) of Complex Colon Polyps (CCP): Results from a Large Multicenter US study.”
Hundreds of Feinberg faculty, fellows, residents, students and research staff presented their work at the 11th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day.
Michael Wanding received an NIH/NIGMS F32 award
Michael Wanding, MD, a resident in surgery, received an NIH/NIGMS F32 award for “The Impact of Public Reporting on Clinical Outcomes and Quality Improvement.”
The newest members of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society were inducted at a ceremony on March 18.
The Addison Fire Protection District presented second-year physician assistant student Andrea Duffey with an American Heart Association award for saving a woman’s life.
Molly Wasserman receives American Medical Association Foundation award
Molly Wasserman, MD, a resident in surgery, received an American Medical Association Foundation award for “Synthetically Engineered Targeted Gold Nanoparticles for the Prevention of Restenosis Following Vascular Interventions.”
Rebecca Anderson, a graduate student in the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences, received the Graduate Student Award from the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago for her research on bone development to better understand skeletal dysplasia.
Amy Lo and Pawel Mro win 2015 Goldberg Family Charitable Trust Award
Amy Lo, MD, ’14 GME, fellow, and Pawel Mro, MD, PhD, former resident, both from the Department of Pathology, won the 2015 Goldberg Family Charitable Trust Award. Each will receive $500 to use toward travel expenses to support the presentation of their research.
Luis Rivera, MD, a first-year resident in Family and Community Medicine, was recently awarded a $25,000 scholarship by the National Medical Fellowship for his work and commitment to underserved populations of Chicago.