Our residents won First Prize in the Clinical Vignettes division at the Missouri American College of Physicians Poster Competition, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, September, 2023. “When LAM Pops Your Bubble”.
One resident poster won second prize in Resident Research at the Missouri American College of Physicians Poster Competition, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, September 2021, “Temporal Association of COVID-19 Media Coverage with a Decline in Hospital Admissions for Acute Myocardial Infarction and Stroke”.
Two resident posters won first prize for Clinical Vignette presentations at the St. Louis Society of Hospital Medicine Conference, November 2021. “Twin Diseases: A Case of Cardiomyopathy Resembling Cardiac Sarcoidosis Histologically Confirmed as Giant Cell Myocarditis” and “”It’s a Red Flag: Relative Energy Deficit in Sport”.
One resident poster won second prize at the Missouri American College of Physicians Poster Competition, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, September 2019 for clinical vignette, “A Wrong Path on the Right Side.”
Two residency quality improvement studies were published in 2019. In the Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives, “Digging Deep into Diabetes: Achieving Better Glycemic Control in Diabetic Patients in a Resident-Run Clinic,” focused on the challenges diabetic patients with financial and social hardships face in achieving target hemoglobin A1c.
The second study, “Monitoring the Use of Telemonitors: A Resident-Run Quality Improvement Initiative Decreases Inappropriate Use of Telemonitors in a Community Hospital,” evaluated cardiac telemetry as an important tool to detect life-threatening conditions in hospitalized patients, although often used inappropriately.