Academic compendium competition 2014

Overview & description

This year marks our 49th Annual Academic Competition. This contest, sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs, is a scholarly competition designed primarily to encourage and stimulate the writing of professional papers and the presentation of professional posters. An added purpose is to promote the awareness of the role of the Health Sciences Library in support of patient care, continuing professional development and research.

The contest is open to residents, fellows, nurses, post-doctorial trainees and allied health professionals in student programs, and affiliated students of the clinical campuses of the Northwell Health. Doctoral students at the Feinstein Institute’s Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell are eligible for the Basic Science or Clinical Science Research categories.

The subject of the paper or poster is at the discretion of the author, but should be based on activities at the Northwell Health or the Hofstra Northwell Health School of Medicine.  The form of presentation should be similar to that of articles in professional journals or posters exhibited at National Meetings.  Although a contestant may confer with senior staff during the preparation of the paper or poster, the entry presented must be written by the contestant as the first author.

Abstracts submitted for papers or posters are reviewed by at least three judges who are instructed to use a uniform system of grading.  The papers and posters are judged according to excellence of the introduction, methods (or description for case reports), results, and conclusion. Authors of paper abstracts that are selected in the first round of judging are asked to prepare full length papers. These papers are then submitted to a second round of judging.  First and Second place papers are selected in each category. Authors of poster abstracts that are selected in the first round of judging are asked to submit full poster exhibits to be shown to the public at the Academic Competition. A panel of judges will review each of these posters and a first and second place will be awarded in each of the categories.

Since we value each contribution, every paper and poster receives meticulous attention and review.  In order to provide equal competition, the categories chosen reflect the types of submissions and the academic achievement of the contestants.  These categories are divided into basic science research, case reports, clinical science research, education outcomes research, and literature and clinical topic reviews. Nursing and Allied Health each have a separate category under Poster and Paper Presentations.

The Annual Academic Competition Committee extends their appreciation to all the participants for their effort, work and writings.

Eligibility & submission instructions

Eligibility

The competition is open to residents, fellows, nurses, post-doctorial trainees and allied health professionals in student programs, and affiliated students of the clinical campuses of the Northwell Health. Doctoral students at the Feinstein Institute’s Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine and the Zucker School of Medicine are eligible for the Basic Science or Clinical Science Research categories. Submissions must be based on activities at the Northwell Health or the Hofstra Northwell Health School of Medicine. Abstracts will be grouped and judged based on classifications defined below.  Papers may be submitted for publication or “In Press” but not already published by date of abstract submission. Posters may have been presented at a professional meeting during the 2012-2013 academic year. The first author of each abstract must be a member of one of the categories of eligible participants.

Initial Submissions

All initial submissions must be submitted on the official Competition Abstract Form (located on HealthPort under the Education & Research tab, Academic Day section).  Authors must indicate whether they are entering the abstract for the poster or the paper competition. Participants are limited to submitting either two papers, two posters or a poster and a paper. Finalists for posters and papers will be notified via email during the first week of March. The deadline for the submission of full papers will be March 31st.  Posters are due on 

May 7th – the Northwell Health Academic Day. All poster first authors must be in attendance that day to present their posters to the judges.

Abstracts

It is required that those who are eligible to submit an abstract select a faculty mentor who is knowledgeable of the content of the abstract to act as a collaborator for their proposal. Participants will need to submit a form that attests that their mentor has reviewed the abstract prior to submitting it electronically. An attestation form will also be required when submitting the final paper. All abstracts must be no more than 350 words utilizing Times New Roman or Calibri size 12 font, single spaced and contain the required information described on the next page. Abstracts should not include author(s) names, figures, tables or references. Abstracts for studies in progress without final results and conclusions will be accepted as long as there is some preliminary information included in order to judge the abstract.  It is expected that results and conclusions will be included in the Full Paper or Poster on due dates noted above, if chosen. The individual submitting the abstract must be the eligible first author. The subject is at the discretion of the author, but should be based on work or educational experience connected with the clinical campuses. Abstracts submitted by Classification A participants will be judged and prizes awarded according to the following categories:

  • Basic Science Research
  • Case Reports
  • Educational Outcomes Research
  • Clinical Science Research
  • Literature and Clinical Topic
  • Reviews

Abstracts submitted by Classification B participants will be limited to Basic Science or Clinical Science Research. Abstracts submitted by Classification C or D participants will be judged and prizes awarded as separate groups, although one of the above categories must still be designated. The judges may withhold an award if no paper or poster in a category is found to merit an award.

Committee members

  • The Academic Competition is sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs, 
    Andrew C. Yacht, MD – Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Northwell Health; Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Associate Professor of Medicine, Zucker School of Medicine 

Chairman: 

  • Lawrence Davis, MD – Vice-Chair and Program Director, Department of Radiology, Northwell Health; Professor, Department of Radiology, Zucker School of Medicine

Co-Chairpersons:

  • Stephen Barone, MD - Poster Competition, Program Director, Department of Pediatrics, Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Zucker School of Medicine
  • Daniel Grande, PhD - Paper Competition, Director, Orthopaedic Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwell Health; Associate Professor of Molecular Medicine, Zucker School of Medicine
  • Debra Rand, MS, AHIP - Associate Dean  for Library Services, Zucker School of Medicine

Planning Committee:

  • Michael Esposito, MD - Program Director, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Northwell Health; Assistant Professor of Pathology, Zucker School of Medicine
  • Alice Fornari, EdD, RD - Director of Faculty Development, Northwell Health; Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Educational Skills Development, Zucker School of Medicine
  • Martin Morales, PA, MHA – Corporate Director, Physician Assistant Services, Northwell Health
  • Lily Thomas, Ph.D., RN - Vice President, System Nursing Research, Northwell Health
  • Venice VanHuse, MPA - Director, Graduate Medical Education, Northwell Health

Technical Support:

  • Barbara Sacks, MS – Specialist, Medical Education, Office of Academic Affairs

2014 Paper award winners

Basic science research

1st - Adam Khader, MD - Graduate Student, Center for Translational Research and the Department of Surgery, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health 

Sirtuin 1 Activation Stimulates Mitochondrial Biogenesis and Attenuates Renal Injury After Ischemia-Reperfusion

2nd - Madhu Gupta, MBBS - Graduate Student, Center for Immunology and Inflammation, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

Metabolic Dysfunction and Altered Lipid Metabolism Following Magnesium Deficiency in Pregnant Mice

 

Case reports

1st - Chinmay Patel, MD - Fellow, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Response to Oral Corticosteroids in Relapsing Membranous Nephropathy with Acute Kidney Injury Following Influenza Vaccination

2nd - Mina Makaryus, MD - Fellow, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

IVC Filter Strut Fracture and Migration to the Right Ventricle With Perforation of the Right Ventricular Wall and Subsequent Cardiac Tamponade Removed Percutaneously 

 

Clinical science research

1st - Sammy Elsamra, MD - Fellow, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Open vs Laparoscopic vs Robotic Ureteroneocystostomy—A Comparison

2nd - EmmaKate Friedlander, MD - Resident, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Northwell Health

IUD Implementation After Postpartum Contraceptive Bridge

 

Educational outcomes research

1st - Scott Falkowitz, DO - Chief Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Northwell Health/Zucker Hillside Hospital

Breaking Tradition: Comparing Student Satisfaction With a Novel Versus More Traditional Psychiatry Clerkship Experience

2nd - Aditya Kadiyala, MD - Fellow, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Nephrology Elective Experience During Medical Residency: A US Nephrology Fellowship Training Program Directors' Survey 

 

Literature and clinical topic reviews

1st - Jonathan Peri, DDS - Resident, Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Incidence, Management, and Prevention of Oral-Antral Communications When Extracting Maxillary Molars

2nd - Sohag Sanghani, MD, MPH - Fellow, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Northwell Health/Zucker Hillside Hospital

Augmenting Clozapine Therapy:  Emerging Neuromodulatory Strategies 

 

Allied health

Note: No 2nd place winner

1st - Lisa Szydziak - Allied Health Professional, Department of Quality Management, Southside Hospital

Data.Medicare.Gov - Statistical Modeling of Hospital Compare Data

 

NURSING

No Nursing Entries

 

2014 Poster award winners

Basic science research

1st - Nikhil Mulchandani, MD - Resident, Dept of Surgery, Northwell Health

Stimulation of AMPK pathway in CNS Attenuates Inflammation in Severe Sepsis

2nd - Madhu Gupta, MBBS - Graduate Student, Center for Immunology and Inflammation, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

Magnesium (Mg) deficiency In Utero Reduces Fetal/Neonatal Brain DHA Levels and Promotes Brain Inflammation in Neonatal Mice

 

Case reports

1st - Navdeep Jassal, MD - Chief Resident, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwell Health

A Rare Case of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome after Cervical Spine Surgery

2nd - Munique Maia, MD - Resident, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, North Shore University Hospital

Tissue Expansion of the Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) Flap 

 

Clinical science research

1st - Lynn Palmeri, MD - Fellow, Department of Pediatrics/Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Northwell Health

Detection of Aortic Coarctation in Newborns by Photoplethysmographic Waveform Analysis

2nd - Rita Shah, MD - Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Nosocomial Rhinovirus and Parainfluenza Virus Infections Cause Substantial Healthcare Morbidity in a Children’s Hospital

 

Literature and clinical topic reviews

Note: Tie for 1st place

1st - Jaya Bajaj, MD, MHA - Fellow, Division of Cytopathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Northwell Health

Cytology, Histopathology and Molecular Findings in Mammary Analogue Secretory Carcinoma (MASC) – A Recently Described Salivary Gland Malignancy: Case Report and Review of Literature

1st - Aren Skolnick, DO - Fellow, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

The Endocrinopathies of Male Anorexia: An Update and Case Series 

 

Educational outcomes research

1st - Sean Liu, MD, PhD - Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Quality Measures in Clinic Patients: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Northwell Health Internal Medicine Resident Practice 

2nd - Erin McLaughlin, MD - Resident, Department of Radiology, Northwell Health

Identifying Strategies for Improving Contrast Reaction Management Through the Use of Simulations

 

Allied Health

1st - Allein DeOcera, PA-S - Physician Assistant Student, Department of Physician Assistant Services, NorthwellHealth

Neonatal Outcomes: Comparison of Vaginal Births After C-Section to Elective Repeat C-Section

2nd - Kristina Denenkamp - Physician Assistant Student, Department of Physician Assistant Services, Northwell Health

Correlating Body Mass Index to Post-Op Complications

Dr. Seymour Cohen memorial lecture

Dr. Samuel Cohen was Vice President for Education and Research at Long Island Jewish Medical Center from 1981 until his retirement in January 2000. During his more than 18 years as Vice President of Education and Research at LIJ, he was an effective leader especially in the area of medical education. In the fall of 2006 we lost Dr. Cohen and in June 2007 the Northwell Health introduced a memorial lecture as a living tribute to Dr. Cohen’s many contributions to education and research with the presentation of the Dr. Cohen Memorial Lecture.

Dr. Cohen was actively involved in the negotiations that led to the Medical Center’s affiliation with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he became an assistant dean.  During his tenure, the medical center’s graduate medical education program grew and the accredited programs were recognized for their high quality.  Many of the independent programs successfully sought formal recognition and eventually received accreditation from national bodies including the ACGME, CODME and AOA. 

Dr. Cohen was also instrumental in growing and strengthening the Medical Center’s Continuing Medical Education activity.  Under his leadership the Medical Center received and maintained ACCME accreditation for its many CME programs.  The Medical Center sponsored many highly successful local, national and international programs attracting noted experts in medicine to participate as guest lecturers.

The Medical Center’s research programs also grew and flourished under Dr. Cohen’s leadership attracting many young and promising researchers who have gone on to become recognized leaders in their fields.

Judges

Robert Andrews, MD Daniel Grande, PhD Patricia Mongini, PhD
Adnan Bakar, MD Ana Hallinan, RPAC Martin Morales, PA, MHA
Sandy Balwan, MD Janine Halstead, MS, RPA-C, HCM-C Kaie Ojamaa, PhD
Maria Barilla-LaBarca, MD Adnan Hasanovic, MD Lawrence Ong, MD
Richard Barnett, MD Denise Hayes, MD Nancy Palumbo, MD
Richard Barnett, MD Denise Hayes, MD Nancy Palumbo, MD
Stephen Barone, MD John Hines, MD Georgia Panagopoulos, PhD
Mark Bittman, MD Sean Hwang, MD Jill Rabin, MD
Lionel Blanc, PhD Ram Jadonath, MD John Raimo, MD
Andrew Blaufox, MD Vivian Kafantaris, MD Jennifer M. Saleta, EdD, MBA
Lauren Block, MD Kyle Katona, MD Guy Schwartz, MD
Jerry Chang, MD Louis Kavoussi, MD Barbara Sherry, PhD
Saima Chaudhry, MD Robert Kelsch, DDS Pravin Singhal, MD
Marc Citron, MD Myriam Kline, PhD Christina Sison, PhD
Rubin Cohen, MD Nina Kohn, MBA, MA David Slotwiner, MD
Paul Crespi, DDS Kambhampaty Krishnasastry, MD Jonathan Sobel, MBA, PA-C, FAPACVS
Lawrence Davis, MD Frank Kurcz, PA Jacqueline Sobota, DMD
Morris Edelman, MD Thomas Kwiatkowski, MD Marianne Smith, MD
Michael Esposito, MD Joseph LaMantia, MD Joel Stern, PhD
Gino Farina, MD Martin Lesser, PhD Chiara Sugrue, MBA, MS
Ronald Feinstein, MD Michael E. Lessin, DDS Marc Symons, PhD
Martin Fisher, MD Jian Yi Li, MD Philip Szeszko, PhD
Carmel Foley, MD Warren B. Licht, MD Arunabh Talwar, MD
Alice Fornari, EdD, RD Johnson Liu, MD Michal Tamuz, PhD
Victor Fornari, MD Nicole Maisch, PharmD Lily Thomas, PhD, RN
Ethan Fried, MD Amgad Makaryus, MD Manish Vira, MD
Barak Friedman, MD Anna Mathew, MD, MPH S. Murthy Vishnubhakat, MD
Karen Friedman, MD Becky Mazurkiewicz, MD Haichao Wang, PhD
Richard Furie, MD Carl Mealie, MD Ping Wang, MD
Patrick J. Gannon, PhD Annie Mei, NP Mae Ward, RN
Kirk Garratt, MSc, MD Deborah Mensch, MD Stuart Weinerman, MD
Edwin Ginsberg, DMD Andrew Menzin, MD Joanne Willey, PhD
Samara Ginzburg, MD Edmund Miller, PhD, CChem, FRSC Susan Zori, DNP, RN
Joanne Gottridge, MD Elizabeth C. Mitchell, MD  

2014 participants papers

Basic science research

Adam Gitlin, MD
Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwell Health

Madhu Gupta, MBBS
Graduate Student, Center for Immunology and Inflammation, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

Adam Khader MD
Graduate Student, Center for Translational Research and the Department of Surgery, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

Irene  Lai, DDS
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Stephen Poon, DDS
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

 

Case report

Mohammed Abbasi, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Amit Alam, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Zarmeneh Aly, MD
Resident, Department of Neurology, Northwell Health

Robert Bacigalupo, DDS
Resident, Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Sonia Bahlani, MD
Fellow, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Christopher Behr, MD
Resident, Department of Surgery, Northwell Health

Sara Cerrone, MD
Resident, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Jonathan Cohen, DDS
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Justin Cole, DDS
Chief Resident, Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Emmanuil Diamantakis, DDS
Chief Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Daniel Fleischman, DDS
Resident, Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Miriam Gale, DDS
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Rodolfo Galindo, MD
Fellow, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Jared Gelband, DMD
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Daniel Griffin, MD PhD
Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Erika Jakobson, DO
Chief Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Northwell Health/Zucker Hillside Hospital

Sidra Javed-Tayyab, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Chuan Jiang, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Seyyar Khan, MD
Fellow, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Mina Makaryus, MD
Fellow, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Jason Misher, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Michael Nissenbaum, MD
Resident, Department of Neurology, Northwell Health

Drew Nunziata, DMD, MD
Resident, Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Randi Oyama, DDS
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Chinmay  Patel, MD
Fellow, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Oana Rafael, MD
Resident, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Elisheva Rosenfeld, MD, DDS
Chief Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Zubaria Sarooj, DPM
Resident, Division of Podiatry, Department of Surgery, Staten Island University Hospital

Ruby  Sharma, MD
Fellow, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Louis Spiegel, MD
Fellow, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Mitchell Steinberg, DDS
Resident, Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Anis Tebyanian, DMD, MD
Resident, Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Aaron Yancoskie, DDS
Resident, Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

 

Clinical science research

Haris Ahmed, MD
Resident, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Miklos Argyelan, MD
Chief Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Northwell Health/Zucker Hillside Hospital

Suresh Basnet, MD
Fellow, Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Akinwunmi Carons, MD
Resident, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Sara Cerrone, MD
Resident, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Mary Cheung, MD
Fellow, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Kai-wen Chuang, MD
Chief Resident, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Sammy Elsamra, MD
Fellow, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Georges Ephrem, MD, MSc
Fellow, Department of Cardiology, Northwell Health

EmmaKate Friedlander, MD
Resident, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Northwell Health

Ariella Friedman, MD
Fellow, Division of Pediatric Urology/Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Eric Han, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Amin Herati, MD
Resident, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Gary Ho, BA
Medical Student, Hofstra Northwell Health School of Medicine

Aditya Kadiyala, MD
Fellow, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Priya Krishnasamy, MD
Chief Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Northwell Health/Zucker Hillside Hospital

Jenny Lam, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Thomas LaPorta, MD
Chief Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwell Health

David Leavitt, MD
Fellow, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Jacklyn Lerner, DDS
Resident, Division of Pediatric Dental Medicine, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Pierre Megevand, MD, PhD
Post-Doctoral Student, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

Daniel Moreira, MD
Chief Resident, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Khanjan Nagarsheth, MD
Fellow, Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Staten Island University Hospital

George  Nitzburg, PhD
Fellow, Division of Psychiatric Research, Department of Psychiatry, Northwell Health/Zucker Hillside Hospital

Margarita Oks, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Ricardo Palmerola, MD
Resident, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Nileshkumar Patel, MD
Resident, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital

Steven Peti, MD
Resident, Department of Radiology, Staten Island University Hospital

Oana Rafael, MD
Resident, Division of Cytopathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Kavya Rao, MD
Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Staten Island University Hospital

Simpa Salami, MD, MPH
Resident, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Taryn Schneider, DDS
Resident, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Pragati Tandon, MD
Fellow, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Nithin Joe Theckumparampil, MD
Fellow, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Muhammad Toor, MD
Fellow, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Arunan Vamadevan, MD
Fellow, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Nikhil Waingankar, MD
Resident, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Toni Webster, DO
Fellow, Division of Gastroenterology & Nutrition-Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Wei Zhou, MD
Fellow, Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

 

Educational outcomes research

Rahmat Balogun, DO
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Christopher Behr, MD
Resident, Department of Surgery, Northwell Health

Scott Falkowitz, DO
Chief Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Northwell Health/Zucker Hillside Hospital

Aditya Kadiyala, MD
Fellow, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Sohag Sanghani, MD, MPH
Fellow, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Northwell Health/Zucker Hillside Hospital

Literature and clinical topic reviews

Zarmeneh  Aly, MD
Resident, Department of Neurology, Northwell Health

Michelle Feintuch, DDS
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Alana Goldstein, DMD
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Christi Hayes, MD
Fellow, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Nathaniel Jacob, DDS
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Mitchell  Kornhaber, DMD
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Huifei Liu, MD, PhD
Resident, Department of Pathology, Staten Island University Hospital

Janna Melzer, DMD
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Jeffrey Ng, DDS
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Rita Nguyen, DDS
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Jonathan Peri, DDS
Resident, Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Adina  Rosenfeld, DDS
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Sohag Sanghani, MD, MPH
Fellow, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Northwell Health/Zucker Hillside Hospital

Nick Simon, DMD
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Kristina Tee, DDS
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Ketty Thertus, MD
Chief Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Northwell Health/Zucker Hillside Hospital

Hallie Zwibel, DO
Resident, Department of Family Practice, Plainview Hospital

 

Nursing

Loriann  Gross, RN, MS, APRN, BC           
Nurse, Department of Nursing Education and Research, Southside Hospital

Sandra Toussaint, RN
Nurse, Department of Nursing, Northwell Health/Zucker Hillside Hospital

 

Allied Health

Lisa Szydziak
Allied Health Professional, Department of Quality Management, Southside Hospital 

2014 participant posters

Basic science research

Jennifer Diaz, MD
Fellow, Division of Allergy & Immunology, Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, Northwell Health

Andrew Godwin, MD
Resident, Department of Surgery, Northwell Health

Madhu Gupta, MBBS
Graduate Student, Center for Immunology and Inflammation, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

Derek Hanson, MD
Fellow, Division of Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Anthony Hesketh, MD
Graduate Student, Center for Oncology and Cell Biology, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health

Nikhil Mulchandani, MD
Resident, Dept of Surgery, Northwell Health

Janaki Parameswaran, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Jaclyn Rudick, DMD
Resident, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health

Susmita Sarangi, MD
Fellow, Division of Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Samarth Shukla, MD
Fellow, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children’s Medical Center

 

Case reports

Jessica Abramowitz, MD
Fellow, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Ahmed Al Badri, MD
Resident, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Jossef Amirian, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Suresh Basnet, MD
Fellow, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Dron Bhandari, MD
Fellow, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Scott Bodner, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Tamar C. Brandler, MD, MS
Resident, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Northwell Health

Marc Braunstein, MD, PhD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Chantel Cacciotti, MD
Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Staten Island University Hospital

Meghan Fleming, DO
Resident, Department of Neurology, Northwell Health

Rodolpho Galindo, MD
Fellow, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Youran Gao, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Adam Green, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Heather Greenberg, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Eric Han, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Huy Hoang, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Uroosa Ibrahim, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital

Marisa Ip, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Navdeep Jassal, MD
Chief Resident, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwell Health

Semie Kang, DO
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Irena Karanetz, MD
Resident, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwell Health

Vivek Kesar, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Mohammad Khan, DO
Chief Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Megan Khariton, DO
Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Staten Island University Hospital

Eun Ji  Kim, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Tara Kim, MD
Resident, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Sarah Kimble, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Thomas Kodankandath, MD
Resident, Department of Neurology, Northwell Health

Sam Leung, MD
Fellow, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Munique Maia, MD
Resident, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, North Shore University Hospital

Neha Malhotra, MD
Fellow, Division of Gastroenterology & Nutrition-Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Dayna McCarthy, DO
Resident, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwell Health

Jacqueline McLatchy, MD
Resident, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Northwell Health

Nirav Mehta, DO
Fellow, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Victoria Menashy, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Cheryl Mensah, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Aaron Mishkin, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Brianne Navetta, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Roxanne Oriel, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Janaki Parameswaran, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Suneel Parvathareddy, MD
Resident, Department of Family Medicine, Glen Cove Hospital

Satyam Patel, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Nirmala Pillalamarri, MD
Fellow, Division of Urogynecology: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwell Health

Merajur Rahman, MD
Chief Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Daniel Ross, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Steven Savella, MD
Chief Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Jennifer Schoenfeld, DO
Resident, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwell Health

Anjali Singla, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Aren Skolnick, DO
Fellow, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Brian Spund, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Thuy Vu, MD
Resident, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Glen Cove Hospital

Maciej Walczysysyn, MD
Fellow, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Shaan Waqar, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Billy Derek Worley, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Ji Can Yang, DO
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Justin Yoon, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

 

Clinical science research

Alsomali Ahlam, MD
Fellow, Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Sonia Bahlani, MD
Fellow, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Jaya Bajaj, MD, MHA
Fellow, Division of Cytopathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Northwell Health

Navin Bhopal, MD
Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Adrienne Bingham, MD
Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Tamar C. Brandler, MD, MS
Resident, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Northwell Health

Chantel Cacciotti, MD
Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Staten Island University Hospital

Shailaja Chidella, MD
Fellow, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Alma Correia, DDS
Resident, Division of Pediatric Dental Medicine, Department of Dental Medicine, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Arif Dharsee, MD
Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Georges Ephrem, MD, MSc
Fellow, Department of Cardiology, Northwell Health

Bradley Garden, BS
Medical Student, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Naveen Gopal, MD
Fellow, Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Daniel Griffin, MD PhD
Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

David Groppe, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Northwell Health/Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Christopher Hartman, MD
Resident, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Christi Hayes, MD
Fellow, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Cimy Jacob, MD
Fellow, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Andrew Jacobs, BA
Medical Student, Hofstra Northwell Health School of Medicine

Irena Karanetz, MD
Resident, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwell Health

Amrita Khokhar, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Eun Ji Kim, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Julie Krystal, MD
Fellow, Division of Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Amit Lahoti, MBBS
Fellow, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Roger Li, MD
Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Yue Yi Li, MD
Fellow, Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Munique Maia, MD
Resident, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwell Health

Gurdeep Matharoo, MD
Fellow, Department of Surgery, Staten Island University Hospital

Mansi Mehta, MD
Fellow, Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Victoria Menashy, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Maria Mendoza, MD
Fellow, Developmental and Behavior Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Cheryl Mensah, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Melissa Meyers, MD
Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Bradley Morganstern, MD
Resident, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Jennifer Morrison, MD
Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Staten Island University Hospital

Brianne Navetta, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital

Lynn Palmeri, MD
Fellow, Department of Pediatrics/Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Northwell Health

Nimish Parekh, MD
Chief Resident, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Northwell Health

Pooja Paunikar, MD
Resident, Department of Family Medicine, Southside Hospital

Anita Pudusseri, DO
Resident, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Edon Rabinowitz, MD
Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Alexander Richter, MD, MS
Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwell Health

Juan Carlos Rico Crescencio, MD
Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Ali Sadoughi, MD
Fellow, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Simpa Salami, MD, MPH
Resident, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Susmita Sarangi, MD
Fellow, Division of Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Rita Shah, MD
Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Raji Shameem, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Kavita Sharma, MD
Fellow, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Ilya Shnaydman, MD
Resident, Department of Surgery, Northwell Health

Jasdeep Sidhu, MD
Fellow, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Suraj Sookhu, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Robert Sporter, MD
Fellow, Division of Allergy & Immunology, Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, Northwell Health

Tamas Ungar, MD
Resident, Department of Family Medicine, Southside Hospital

Sarah Varghese, MD
Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Staten Island University Hospital

Saqib Zia, MD
Fellow, Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Staten Island University Hospital

 

Educational outcomes research

Abigail Beggs, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Navin Bhopal, MD
Resident, Department ofPediatrics, Northwell Health/Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Shailaja Chidella, MD
Fellow, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Emmanuel Chukwu, MD
Resident, Department of Family Medicine, Southside Hospital

Ariella Friedman, MD
Fellow, Division of Pediatric Urology, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health/Cohen Children's Medical Center

Annamaria Iakovou, MD
Fellow, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Charles Kast, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Dominder Kaur, MBBS
Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Staten Island University Hospital

Sean Liu, MD, PhD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Erin McLaughlin, MD
Resident, Department of Radiology, Northwell Health

Kieran Py, MD
Resident, Department of Family Medicine, Southside Hospital

Raghav Sharma, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Anjali Singla, MD
Resident, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Niket Sonpal, MD
Chief Resident, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Maria Tama, MD
Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Staten Island University Hospital

Nithin Joe Theckumparampil, MD
Fellow, Smith Institute for Urology, Northwell Health

Kiley Toder, MD
Fellow, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

 

Literature and clinical topic reviews

Jaya Bajaj, MD, MHA
Fellow, Division of Cytopathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Northwell Health

Peter Lee, MD
Resident, Department of Radiology, Northwell Health

Aren Skolnick, DO
Fellow, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Northwell Health

Mauricio Szuchmacher, MD
Fellow, Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwell Health

Pamela Walsh, MD
Resident, Department of Radiology, Northwell Health

 

Allied health

Madeline Buchanan, PA-S
Physician Assistant Student, Department of Physician Assistant Services, Northwell Health

Krystal Cromeyer, MBA
Physician Assistant Student, Department of Physician Assistant Services, Northwell Health

Kristina Denenkamp,
Physician Assistant Student, Department of Physician Assistant Services, Northwell Health

Allein DeOcera, PA-S
Physician Assistant Student, Department of Physician Assistant Services, Northwell Health

Noelle Durfee, PA-S
Physician Assistant Student, Department of Physician Assistant Services, Northwell Health

Jessica Lee, PharmD
Pharmacy Department, North Shore University Hospital

Khilna Patel, PharmD
Pharmacy Department, North Shore University Hospital

Melanie Salamon, PA-S
Physician Assistant Student, Department of Physician Assistant Services, Northwell Health

Jaclyn Scott, PharmD
Department of Pharmacy Services, Long Island Jewish Medical Center