Abstracts from the 2nd Annual Physicians-in-Training Leadership Conference are now available! - Southern Medical Association

April 6, 2022

Abstracts from the 2nd Annual Physicians-in-Training Leadership Conference are now available!

Session 7A - Emergency & Disaster Medicine; Surgery & Surgical Specialties; Quality Health Care, Patient Safety & Best Practices

A Comatose Patient: A Systematic Approach To Diagnosis And Management In An Emergency Room Setting, Niyati Patel, BS

Addressing Disruptions In Care: A Study Of Chronic Disease Exacerbations In An Underserved Community Following Hurricane Ida, Yichi Zhang, BS

Nutritional Management for Obese ESRD Patients Planning to Undergo Bariatric Surgery Prior to Kidney Transplantation, Valeria Noguera, BS, MS

A Systematic Review Evaluating the Risks and Benefits of Different Methods for Pain Management Following ACL Reconstruction, Aditya Vinjamuri, MS

Alcoholic Neuropathy: An Unusual Polyneuropathy Seen in a Rural ED, Katie Falkner, MD

A rare case of adult ileo-ileal intussusception secondary to small bowel squamous cell carcinoma treated by exploratory laparotomy and small bowel resection, Emana Sheikh

Difference in nosocomial infection rates of inpatients since the adoption of a “hospital laundered scrubs” only policy at a rural regional health center, Gunnar Orcutt, BS and Christian Mitchell

Session 7B - Medicine & Medical Specialties; Mental Health

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma presenting as an ischemic stroke in a elderly male, Kavitha Juvvala, MD

Irreversible monocular vision loss in times of pandemic, Harsh Sharma, MBBS, MD

Large Dermoid Cyst Masquerading as a Thyroglossal Duct Cyst, Zaydi Javeed, MD, BS

A Rare Case of Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis caused by Serratia Marcescens, Masi Javeed, MD, BS

Pre and Post-Treatment MRI Brain Imaging Findings in Non-Alcoholic Wernicke’s Encephalopathy, Zaydi Javeed, MD, BS

A Case of Systemic Paradoxical Embolization through Patent Foramen Ovale Causing Acute Right Renal Infarction, Masi Javeed, MD, BS

Resilience to Mental Fatigue in Sports Performance, Caitlin Drakeley, BA

Left sixth cranial (abducens nerve) and right seventh nerve (facial nerve) palsy in the setting of an extracranial mass and vascular disease, Francis Demiraj

Session 9A - Surgery & Surgical Specialties; Medicine & Medical Specialties

A Diagnostic dilemma- Bradycardia with Premature Ventricular Contraction, Richi Kashyap, MD

A challenging case of Metastatic Mucosal Melanoma, Sangeetha Isaac, MD

A Fast Pass for Motor Vehicle Accident Patients: Expediting Time to Surgery Reduces Their Mortality, Magnus Chun

Techniques for Preserving Endothelial Glycocalyx when Using Electron Microscopy, Jacob Packer, BSE and Aaron Cotton-Betteridge, BS

Morphology of the Groove of the Inferior Petrosal Sinus: Application to Better Understanding Variations and Surgery of the Skull Base, Uduak-Obong Ekanem, BA, MS

Cocaine associated Cardiomyopathy, Richi Kashyap, MD

Session 9B - Medicine & Medical Specialties

A Rare Case of Polymicrobial Infection with Pseudomonas stutzeri Urinary Tract Infection in a Patient on Sarilumab, Jordan Torres, MD, BS

You Are What You Eat – A Case of Benign Skin Jaundice, Mary Ileso, DO 

Covid vaccine causing life threatening Right ventricle thrombus from breakthrough covid infection, Kaur Sukhmanjot, MBBS/MD

Mechanical Thrombectomy with INARI Flowtriever Device for Massive Pulmonary embolism with GI bleed, Kavitha Juvvala, MBBS, MD

BLASTOMYCOSIS: A GREAT MIMICKER, Abhinav Vyas, MD

A Rare case of Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura Secondary to Clopidogrel, Haroutiun Hamzoian, MD and Lakshmi Tatineni MD

The Mass that Engulfed Four Organs: IgG4 Related Disease Presenting as a Large Abdominal Tumor in a Young Hispanic Female, Christine Loftis, MD, BS and Sonya Montes, MD

A Rare Case of Diabetic Myonecrosis, Khin Win, DO

Breaking Barriers: A Case of Leptomeningeal Disease, Ariadna Fernandez, MD

The Effects of Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy and Topical Diclofenac Sodium on Osteoarthritis, Veenah Francis, BS and Adam Hurwitz, BS

Session 12A - Women's & Children's Health; Medicine & Medical Specialties

Ultrasound Findings of Pre-Dissection Axillary Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer Patients, Ruby Arora, BA and Lauren Mueller, BA

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli enterotoxins modulate IL-1 signaling and alter mucosal immunity, Natalya Motyka

Breakthrough Case of COVID-19 in a Fully Vaccinated Patient, Junaid Alam, DO

Cefepime Neurotoxicity a commonly delayed diagnosis, Melissa Hidalgo, Doctor of Medicine

Clinical Conundrum: A Rare Case of Osteomyelitis Posing as Metastatic Disease, Natalie Weiss, BA, BS

An Unfortunate Trio: Esophageal Kaposi Sarcoma, Immune Thrombocytopenia, And Uremia-Induced Platelet Dysfunction, Yichi Zhang

Plasmapheresis in Conjunction with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in a Patient with COVID-19 Pneumonia, Nathaniel Kim, MD

Gynecomastia with Dasatinib Use in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Natalie Torrente, MS, DO

Session 12B - Bioethics & Medical Education; Medicine and Medical Specialties

Resident Duty Hour Shift Length and It’s Association on Resident and Patient-Based Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Control Trials, Andrew Sephien, MD

Design and Implementation of a Leadership Assessment Instrument to Evaluate Medical Student Leadership in Team-Based Simulations, Mary Mahaffey, BSBE

An Electronic Medical Record Pocket Guide for Incoming Internal Medicine Interns: Perceptions and Impact on Patient Information Gathering, Andrew Sephien, MD

Educating Our Future Academic Physicians: A Look at the Current Education of Medical Student Research, Magnus Chun, BS

Unveiling Hidden Patterns: Analysis of Recommendation Letters in General Surgery Residency Match, Magnus Chun, BS

Concomitant Primary and Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency due to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy, Eileen Montalvan, MD

The Effects of E-cigarette Use on Cardiovascular Health:  A Systematic Review & Meta-analysis, Rishan Jeyakumar, MD and Saloni Shirke, MD

Session 13A - Public Health & Environmental Medicine; Mental Health; Medicine & Medical Specialties

Ambient Ultraviolet Exposure Decreases Thyroid Cancer Risk in Black Populations: A Multiethnic Study, Tessa Lavorgna, BS

Increasing Mississippi’s HPV Vaccination Rate: A Proposal Based on Providers’ Insights, Madison Thornton, BA

THE IMPACT OF GUT MICROBIOTA ON COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT, Tara May, Masters of Science

MYRIAD OF PRESENTATIONS AND OUTCOMES OF POST-GUNSHOT INJURY INFECTIONS: A FOCUSED CASE SERIES, Yichi Zhang, BS

Spontaneous LAD in a 62 Year-Old Lad: A Case Report, Adele Soutar, MD

High Ferritin And High TIBC: A Case Of Anemia With A Uniquely Paradoxical Iron Study, Yichi Zhang, BS

REFINING PAIN MANAGEMENT IN CRYPTOCOCCAL IMMUNE RECONSTITUTION INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME, Yichi Zhang, BS

ACUTE AND CHRONIC INFECTIOUS COMPLICATIONS FOLLOWING GUNSHOT INJURIES: A CASE COMPARISON, Yichi Zhang, BS

Proteoglycan Dysregulation in Chondrodysplasia Disorders: A Narrative Review, Tessa Lavorgna, BS

Session 13B - Medicine & Medical Specialties

There’s more to ICU than COVID-19: Simulation based training for core trainees, Matilda John Ravindran, MMBS, DA, MMed, MRCA

Anchoring on Ketoacidosis in the presence of the Unforeseen Thyroid Storm, Vanessa Nwaiwu, BS

Calcific Uremic Arteriolopathy After 22 Years on Hemodialysis Leading to a Fatal End, Aksiniya Stevasarova, MD

EVALI, diagnosis of exclusion in the age of COVID, Victor Camba, DO, MEd, MS and Daga Olsen, MD

Extensive Venous Thromboembolism and Massive Pulmonary Embolism in a Middle-Aged Male with Polymyositis Flare Up, Aksiniya Stevasarova, MD

A 6-Year Retrospective Study of Intraocular Len Exchange, Veshesh Patel, BS

Complicated Choledocholithiasis with Acute Cholangitis and Gallstone Pancreatitis with Lipase of 40,000, Aksiniya Stevasarova, MD

An Autoimmune Concoction: The Difficult Diagnosis of a Cavitary Lung Lesion, Bray Aron

Anticonvulsant Hypersensitivity Syndrome in a Patient with Phenytoin Toxicity, Sucheta Kundu, MD

Pheochromocytoma: A Rare Etiology of Hypertension in the Pediatric Population, Omar Cardona, BS

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