Congratulations to the 2021 Southeastern Region Award Winners

Presented October 23, 2021

2021 Regional Doctor's Dilemma Winner - Thomas Jefferson University

Darilyn Moyer, MD, FACP Professionalism Award for Trainees in Southeastern Pennsylvania

  • Amir Abidov, MD - Lankenau Hospital
  • Jennifer Brennan, DO - Jefferson Health Northeast
  • Shireen Chacko, MBBS - Albert Einstein Healthcare Network
  • Sheila De Young, DO - Pennsylvania Hospital (aka "Pennsy")
  • Charles Dan Earley, MD - Temple University Hospital
  • Sarah Frantz, MD - Christiana EM/IM
  • Chelsea Hastry, MD - Christiana Med/Peds
  • Matthew Holzberg, DO - Christiana Care Health System
  • Keerthy Joseph, DO - Mercy Catholic Medical Center
  • Pooja Jotwani, MD - Crozer-Chester Medical Center
  • Patrick Kukulich, MD - Thomas Jefferson University
  • Alexandra Linn, MD - Penn Med/Peds
  • Jacob Reibel, MD - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (aka "Penn")
  • Stephanie Tzarnas, MD - Abington Memorial Hospital

Top Scoring Posters

Clinical Vignette:

  • 1st - Pooja Jotwani- Crozer Chester Medical Center- Is My Medication the Culprit of My Confusion?
  • 2nd - Alison Koransky- Temple University Hospital- A rare case of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis occurring in an adult with severe immunodeficiency and Hodgkin Lymphoma.
  • 3rd Sophia Paccoine- Lankenau/Main Line Health - DiHS / DRESS syndrome secondary to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole use presenting as shock: a case report. 

Original Research:

  • 1st - Joseph Alexander Paguio - Albert Einstein Medical Center - Self-reported cultural competency measures among patients with diabetes: a nationwide cross-sectional study in the United States
  • 2nd - Maria Poluch - Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University - Effect of Covid-19 Pandemic on Medical Students – A Single Center Study
  • 3rd- Maya Rosenberg- Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University - Provider Awareness of BRCA Screening Recommendations

QI/Medical Education:

  • 1st - Naman Upadhyay - Thomas Jefferson University - Evaluating the Efficacy of a Nursing-Driven versus Provider-Driven Heparin Protocol
  • 2nd - Ari Fish -  Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University - Curriculum Development by Design Thinking:  Analyzing a Program for Social Determinants of Health Screening by Pre-Clerkship Medical Students
  • 3rd - Stephanie Titterferante - Temple University Hospital - Assessing Barriers to Online Patient Portal Use to Help Promote Patient-Provider Communication