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2019 Midwest Awards

Scientific Abstract Oral Presentation

  • 1st: Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors reduce cardiovascular risk factors and all-cause mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Jason Alexander, University of Chicago
  • 2nd: Changing perceptions: Applying interprofessional, near-peer teaching strategies to point-of-care ultrasound education Chris Smith, University of Nebraska
  • 3rd (tie): Modeling the Return on Investment of Medical Scribes Across Medical Specialties, Tyler Miksanek, University of Chicago
  • Prevalence of physical health, mental health, and substance use disorders among individuals on probation by race/ethnicity in Hennepin County, MN: A Cross-Sector Data Linkage Project Latasha Jennings, Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute

Innovations Oral Presentations

  • 1st: Peer-based formative assessment and feedback on residents' teaching skills using an Objective Structured Teaching Exercise, Krista Johnson, University of Iowa
  • 2nd: A novel weight-based dosing of Phenobarbital for treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome, Matthew Glick Indiana University
  • 3rd: Identifying and Reducing Waste: An interactive high value care conference Jessica Donato, Cleveland Clinic

Clinical Vignettes Oral Presentations

  • 1st: Atypical Presentation of Acidosis Associated with Empagliflozin Use in a Type 2 Diabetic Patient - Shriya Gandhi, Rush University
  • 2nd: Tenosynovitis of the left hand and carpal tunnel syndrome caused by Histoplasma Capsulatum - Roger Struble, University of Iowa
  • 3rd: Pre-syncope: Not in Her Head or Heart - Craig Rosenstengle, University of Iowa

Poster Awards

  • 1st(ties): Clinical Vignette - The Great Imitator: A Case of Systemic Sarcoidosis - Daniel Pohlman, Rush University 
  • Gallbladder Bleeding: A Rare Complication of Microscopic Polyangiitis -  Jeet Ghosh, Saint Louis University
  • Treatment of Hypercalcemia in the Setting of Heart Failure - Louis Yn,  Saint Louis University

Scientific Abstracts - Top 3 

  • A Student-Run Free Clinic's Impact On the Health of the Underserved People of Detroit  - Charles Tsouvales, Wayne State
  • Access to Care by the Hispanic Community: Barriers and Solutions to the "No Show" problem - Vanessa Vasquez, Cleveland Clinic
  • Improving Vitamin K dosing in patients with supratherapeutic INR - Raashi Chawla, Wayne State

2019 Leadership Awards

Award for Excellence in Clinician Investigation - Glen Taksler, Ph. D.

Award for Excellence in Clinician Education - Maureen Lyons, MD

Award for Leadersip in General Internal Medicine - Julie Oyler, MD

Award for Advocacy and Community Service - Kamala Cotts, MD

2020 Welcome New Leadership

Theresa Maatman, MD - President

Richard Cartabuke, MD -Secretary/Treasurer

Mobola Campbell-Yesufu, MD - Membership Chair