Students, Residents, and Faculty Receive Awards and Recognition at the South Carolina Chapter ACP Meeting

Natalie Wilson
October 26, 2021
ACP SC chapter winners
Congratulations to all of our resident presenters and award winners who participated in the 2021 ACP South Carolina Chapter Meeting!

The American College of Physicians’ South Carolina chapter held its scientific meeting on October 22-24, 2021. The three-day event brought together internists, medical students and residents from across the state to share recent medical advances and to discuss local and national issues facing internal medicine. The conference also featured oral and poster competitions and faculty awards.

At the meeting, MUSC faculty member Kathie L. Hermayer, MD, MS, FACP, professor in the Division of Endocrinology, spoke on “Update on Clinical Diabetes and Therapeutics."

Two MUSC faculty members were honored with awards: Joseph John, MD, affiliate professor of medicine, received the Laureate Award and Wayne Weart, PharmD, professor emeritus of pharmacy and family medicine, received the McFarland Award.

A dozen MUSC residents and students presented posters (full list is below) and we had multiple winners:

  • Student Research – 2nd PLACE - Virginia Lessie, medical student, Impacts of the Covid 19 Pandemic on compliance and HbA1C levels among Adults in a Diabetes Remote Monitoring Program.

Resident Clinical Vignette:

  • 1st PLACE – Samuel Adams, MD, PGY-3, Storm and STEMI
  • 2nd PLACE – Monica Klaybor, MD, PGY-2, A 12 cm Infected Intracardiac Thrombus: To Anticoagulated or Note to Anticoagulated?
  • 3rd PLACE – Benjamin Bortner, MD, PGY-2, A Case of Extracutaneous Pyoderma Gangrenosum

Resident Research, Best Overall:

  • Ellen Nielsen, MD, PGY-3, NAFLD Under diagnosis in Primary Care: What are we Missing?

Best Resident Overall:

  • Ellen Nielsen, MD, PGY-3, NAFLD Under diagnosis in Primary Care: What are we Missing?

RESIDENT PRESENTATIONS:

Oral Presentations:

  • Samuel Adams, MD - Storm and STEMI
  • Benjamin Bortner, MD - A Case of Extracutaneous Pyoderma Gangrenosum
  • Monica Klaybor, MD - A 12 cm Infected Intracardiac Thrombus: To Anticoagulated or Note to Anticoagulated?
  • Ellen Nielsen, MD - NAFLD Under-diagnosis in Primary Care: What Are We missing?

Poster Presentations:

  • Andres Ospina, MD - Now You See It, Now You Don't
  • Ashley Reluzco, MD - Small Vessels, Big Consequences
  • Meg Scott, MD - The Sarcoid Shuffle
  • Oliver Mithoefer, MD - A Case of Cardiogenic Shock in a Young Adult with COVID-19-Induced Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome
  • Christina Kearse, MD - Mad as a Hatter: A Case of Anticholinegic Toxicity
  • Spenser Staub, MD - Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma-Associated Viral Masquerade: A Case Report (presented by Benjamin Likins, Medical Student)

Virtual Posters:

  • Prarthana Jain, DO - Disseminated Histoplasmosis in a Liver Transplant Patient from a Nonendemic Area
  • John Bobo, MD - Calcium Overload: the First Sign of Sarcoidosis

Congratulations to all of our resident presenters and award winners who participated in the 2021 ACP South Carolina Chapter Meeting!

About the Author

Natalie Wilson

Keywords: Education, Residency, Awards, General Internal Medicine