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St. Luke's Residency Program

Residency Achievements

2021

  • 13 high quality virtual posters were presented at the Missouri American College of Physicians Poster Competition, September 2020.  Posters represented Resident Research, Quality Improvements and Case Reports.
  • 5 residents presented virtual posters at national meetings.
  • 4 residents co-published original research and case reports.

2020

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.”

  • 10 high quality posters were presented at the Missouri American College of Physicians Poster Competition, September 2019.
  • 4 residents presented posters at national meetings.

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.

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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.

2019
Two resident posters won second prizes at the Missouri American College of Physicians Poster Competition, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, September 2018; one in Resident Research, “Reducing Contrast Induced Nephropathy in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention” and one in Clinical Vignettes, “All Red Eyes Are Not Cellulitis- A Rare Case of Relapsing Polychondritis”.

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  • 10 high quality posters were presented at the Missouri American College of Physicians Poster Competition, September 2018.
  • 4 residents co-published original research.
  • 5 residents presented posters at national meetings.

2018
Two resident teams from St. Luke's won 1st prize in the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement division for "Monitoring the Use of Telemonitor: Evaluation of Adherence to Choosing Wisely® Campaign," and "Opioid-Induced Constipation: An Educational Intervention to Improve an Overlooked Cause of Patient Discomfort" at the National American College of Physicians Poster Competition, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2018. "Digging Deep into Diabetes: Barriers to Achieve Glycemic Control in Diabetic Patients in a Resident Run Clinic," was presented at the 2018 National ADA Meeting in Orlando, Florida.

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Three other resident teams from St. Luke's received recognition at the American College of Physicians Poster Competition, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, September, 2017. These teams include second place winner, “Use of Warfarin in Patients in Residents’ Outpatient Clinic: Multi-prong Intervention to Improve Time in Therapeutic Range” and third place winner, “Primum non nocere: Is Measuring Daily BNP Harmless?”

  • 5 resident team posters received recognition at the Missouri ACP Meeting.
  • A resident-led research project was accepted for publication, “A Scoring System for Prediction and Risk Stratification of CO2 Narcosis”.
  • 5 other residents co-published original research.
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