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2021 Virtual SGIM Annual Meeting Presentation Awards

Annual meeting presentation awards are voted on and awarded at the SGIM Annual Meeting. Recipients for these awards are chosen based on their eligibility at the time of annual meeting submission, or based on their oral and poster presentation at the annual meeting. 

Mack Lipkin Senior Associate Member Scientific Presentation Awards

Three Mack Lipkin Senior Associate Member Awards are presented annually to the Associate Members whose abstracts are judged highest at the SGIM annual meeting. Eligible candidates must be an SGIM Associate Member (Student, Resident, or Fellow), Lipkin award candidates are identified previous to the meeting and were chosen this year from appropriate virtual presentations. The winners are: 

Adam A. Markovitz, BS
University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
"Double-Bonuses to Medicare Advantage Plans Do Not Increase Enrollment, Enhance Quality or Promote Equity"

Michael J. Sun
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
"Negative Patient Descriptors: Doscumenting Racial Bias in the Electronic Health Record"

Minhee Jung
 Yale University School of Medicine, Woodbridge, CT
"The Association of Prescribed Opiods and Incident Cardiovascular Disease in the Veterans Aging Cohort Study"

Milton W. Hamolsky Junior Faculty Scientific Presentation Awards

Three Milton W. Hamolsky Awards are presented annually to junior faculty whose abstracts are judged to be the most outstanding among those submitted to the national meeting by junior faculty members of SGIM (faculty who are in their first 2 years of a faculty appointment). The winners are:

Karly A. Murphy, MD, MHS
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
"Outcomes after COVID-19 Diagnosis for People with Versus without Serious Mental Illness"

Margaret Lowenstein, MD, MPhil
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
"Sustained Implementation of a Multi-component strategy to Increase Emergency Department-initiated Interventions for Opioid Use Disorder"

Paula Chatterjee, MD, MPH
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
"Structural Racial Disparities in the Allocation of Medicare and Medicair Disporportionate Share Hospital Payments"

Distinguished Professor Presentation Awards

Distinguished Professor of Women’s Health Best Oral Abstract Award – Anita Hargrave, MD (University of California, San Francisco) for the abstract titled “University Screening for Military Sexual Trauma in the Veterans Health Administration May Miss Over 50% of Midlife Women Veterans with Military Sexual Trauma Exposure

Distinguished Professor of Women’s Health Best Poster Award – Tierney Wolgemuth, MD (University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine) for the poster titled “Are Internal Medicine Physicians Ready to Provide Medication Abortion?

Distinguished Professor of Geriatrics Best Oral Abstract Award – Mariah Robertson, MD, MPH (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine) for the abstract titled, “Inequities in the Care of Older Adults: Identifying Gaps in the Education of Geriatrics Fellows

Distinguished Professor of Geriatrics Best Poster Award – Nancy Schoenborn, MD (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine) for the poster titled “Life Expectancy Estimates Based on Comorbidities and Frailty to Inform Preventative Care of Older Adults

Distinguished Professor of Health Equity Best Oral Abstract Award – Lisa Mansfield, PhD, MSN, RN (University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine) for the abstract titled "COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptability and Hesitancy in Multiethnic Communities in Los Angeles County

Distinguished Professor of Health Equity Best Poster Award – Carlos Oronce, MD, MPH (University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine) for the poster titled “Interventions to Address Food Insecurity Among Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis”“

Distinguished Professor of Hospital Medicine Best Oral Abstract Award – Melissa Wei, MD, MPH, MS (University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine) for the abstract titled “Multimorbidity and 30-day Readmissions Among Medicare Beneficiaries Using a New ICD-coded Multimorbidity-weighted Index

Distinguished Professor of Hospital Medicine Best Poster Award – Evan Shannon, MD, MPH (Brigham and Women’s Hospital) for the poster titled “Investigating Racial/Ethnic Inequities in Interhospital Transfer at a Major Academic Health Care System