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Highlights of Residents

Posters, presentations, abstracts, book chapters, articles

Dryer MM, Dressler R, Elliott D, Doorey A, Colletti C, Kerzner R, Weiner H. "Application of Evidence Based Guidelines for Cardiac Telemetry: Measuring the Impact on Care Access and Efficiency." (manuscript in progress).

Dryer MM, Dressler R. "Integrating Proactive Safety and Quality Reporting into the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program at Christiana Care Health System; Increasing Participation through Education, Tiered Recognition, and Closing the Feedback Loop." Association of American Medical Colleges iCollaborative MedEdPORTAL resource 735.

Dryer MM, Dressler R. "Good Catch Safety Event Reporting: Integrating Proactive Safety and Quality Reporting With the Internal Medical Residency Training Program at Christiana Care Health System." American College of Medical Quality, 2013.

Dryer MM, Dressler R. "Integrating Proactive Safety and Quality Reporting into the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program at Christiana Care Health System; Increasing Participation through Education, Tiered Recognition, and Closing the Feedback Loop" Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers, 2013.

Dryer MM, Dressler R. "Integrating Proactive Safety and Quality Reporting into Internal Medicine Residency Training; Increasing Participation through Education, Tiered Recognition, and Closing the Feedback Loop." Association of American Medical Colleges Integrating Quality, 2013.

Gia Uzelac, M.D. Leadership Day 2013. Capital Hill. Delaware Chapter, American College of Physicians.

Himani Divatia, D.O. "Healthy Living". First State School. May 2013.

Jennifer Gauntt, M.D. "Cyclical Urticaria Due to Breastfeeding Anaphylaxis". Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation 2013. Poster Presentation First Place

Vishal Patel, M.D. "Is This Another Angioedema flare-up?" Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation 2013. Poster Presentation First Place.

Himani Divatia, D.O. "Leaning Towards Patient Centered Teaching Rounds". Society of General Internal Medicine Regional and National Meeting Poster Presentation, 2013.

David Chen, M.D. "What a Seventh Grader Needs to Know"; Bayard Middle School, 2012.

Chris Prater, M.D. and Omar Kahn, M.D. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Global Health in Independent Academic Medical Centers; American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; Oct 2012.

Jennifer Gauntt, M.D. and Erin Meyer, D.O. "A Clear-Cut Pneumonia Becomes Hazy". AAP Med-Peds Section Annual Meeting Poster Presentation (Jennifer Gauntt, MD and Erin Meyer, DO); Pediatric Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting 2012.

Karla Testa, M.D., Chris Prater, M.D. and John Donnelly, M.D. et al. "Innovation in Residency Curricula: Incorporating Global Health into Graduate Medical Education". Society of General Internal Medicine Mid Atlantic Meeting Poster Session 2012.

Jennifer Gauntt, M.D. and Erin Meyer, D.O. “A Clear-Cut Pneumonia Becomes Hazy”. American Academy of Pediatrics Med-Peds Section Annual Meeting Poster Presentation (Jennifer Gauntt, MD and Erin Meyer, DO); Pediatric Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting Poster Presentation 2012

Karla Testa, M.D., Chris Prater, M.D. and John Donnelly, M.D. et al. “Innovation in Residency Curricula: Incorporating Global Health into Graduate Medical Education”. Society of General Internal Medicine Mid Atlantic Meeting Poster Session 2012

Jennifer Gauntt, M.D. and Erin Meyer, D.O. “A Clear-Cut Pneumonia Becomes Hazy”. Delaware American College of Physicians 2012 (Third Place)

Karla Testa, M.D. “Residency Global Health Curriculum”. Delaware Health Science Alliance Global Health Symposium Oral Presentation; February 2012

Chris Prater, M.D., Karla Testa, M.D., Audrey Merriam, M.D., Omar Khan, M.D., John Donnelly, M.D., Sue Thompson, M.D. “Development of a Global Health Curriculum at Christiana Care Health System: an Independent Academic Health Center and Member of the Delaware Health Science Alliance”. Jefferson InterProfessional Education Center Poster and Oral Presentation; 2012

Himani Divatia, D.O.; Sneha Daya, M.D.; Stephanie Guarino, M.D.; Karla Testa, M.D.; “First State Health Talk”; First State School 2012

Chris Prendergast, M.D. and Allison Buonocore, M.D. “Ironing Out a Potentially Grave Cause of Fatigue”. National and Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation 2012.

Andrea Read, D.O. “From Cattle to Patients: A Case of Disseminated Mycobacterium Bovis”. Delaware American College of Physicians 2012 (First Place)

Chris Prater, M.D. Clinical Pathological Conference Grand Rounds: Amyloidosis

Chris Prater, M.D. and Sam DeCouto, D.O. Department of Medicine Research Grand Rounds 2011, Department of Medicine. “Diabetic Report Card and Transition of Emergency Department Visits to Outpatient Offices

David Chen, M.D. and Gia Uzelac, M.D. “What a Seventh Grader Needs to Know”; Bayard Middle School, 2011

Jennifer Gauntt, M.D. “A Validation Study for Vinyl Electrical Tape End Matches”. Journal Forensic Science, 2011

Andrea Read, D.O. “Purpura Fulminans: A Severe Microvascular Complication of Pneumococcal Sepsis”; Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation 2011 (Second Place)

Kelly Billig-Figura, M.D. “Suspected Levamisole Contaminated Cocaine Induced Vasculitis”; National American College of Physicians Poster Presenter 2011 and Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation First Place

Hayley Queller, M.D. “Commotio Cordis in a 17-Year-Old Baseball Catcher”. Pediatric Cardiology (2010) 31:689-692.

Jen Packard, M.D. “Spontaneous Factor XI Inhibitor Presenting as Bilateral Subdural Hematomas in a 67 Year-Old Male”; Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation

Candace Sprott, M.D. and Dena Florcyzk, M.D. “Hurry Up and Wait: The Identification of S. Intermedius”. Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation

Eun Strawser, D.O. “The Curious Etiology of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis” Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation

Mark Troiano, D.O. “Venous Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism and Factor VII Deficiency” Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation (Second Place)

ACT Course Presentations 2012-2013

Stephanie Guarino, M.D., Time to Call for Patient Satisfaction

Himani Divatia, D.O., Transferring MICU Information

Vishal Patel, M.D., The Color Purple

Awards/Recognition

National Med-Peds Resident's Association 2013-2014. Secretary. Himani Divatia, D.O.

National Med-Peds Resident's Association 2013-2014. Treasurer. Vishal Patel, M.D.

American College of Medical Quality Best Poster 2013. Marylou Dryer, M.D.

"Best Poster" award winner, American College of Medical Quality annual meeting 2013. Marylou Dryer, M.D.

"Top Ten" award winner, Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers annual meeting 2013. Marylou Dryer, M.D.

American Academy of Pediatrics Leadership Conference Scholarship Recipient, Delaware AAP, 2013. David Chen, M.D.

Resident of the Month, April 2013. Vishal Patel, M.D.

Certified in Medical Quality by the American Board of Medical Quality 2013. Marylou Dryer, M.D.

Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation Co-First Place 2013. Jennifer Gauntt, M.D. and Vishal Patel, M.D.

Resident of the Month, October 2012. Himani Divatia, D.O.

Resident of the Month, September 2012. Sneha Daya, M.D.

Leadership Delaware (First resident physician participant). 2012-2013. Stephanie Guarino, M.D.

2012 Focus on Excellence Award - Christiana Care Health System Resident's Award; "Leaning" Towards Patient Centered Teaching Rounds"; Himani Divatia, D.O.; Sneha Daya, M.D.; Roy Kao, M.D. and LEAN Team.

14. Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation First Place 2012. Andrea Read, D.O.

Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation Third Place 2012. Jennifer Gauntt, M.D. and Erin Meyer, D.O.

2011 Focus on Excellence Awardn - Christiana Care Health System Resident's Award; Hemoglobin and Lead Point of Care Testing. Roy Kao, M.D.; Sneha Daya, M.D.; Christopher Prater, M.D.; and Candace Sprott, M.D.

2011 National Med-Peds Residents Association (NMPRA) International Travel Grant. Karla Testa, M.D.

2011 Teacher of the Year Award for Pediatrics. Matt Dunn, M.D.

2011 Innovation Award in Research, Christiana Care Health System, "Resident's Improving Transitions of Care". Sam DeCouto, D.O., Andi Read, D.O., Daniel Elliott, M.D., Allen Friedland, M.D. and RITE-O team

2011 People's Choice Award in Research, Christiana Care Health System, "Resident's Improving Transitions of Care". Sam DeCouto, D.O., Andi Read, D.O., Daniel Elliott, M.D., Allen Friedland, M.D. and RITE-O team

Committees/Leadership

American College of Physicians, Delaware Chapter, Planning Committee. Gia Uzelac, M.D.

Resident Council. Secretary 2013-2014, CCHS. Himani Divatia, D.O.

Medical Society of Delaware Membership Committee (first resident on committee). Stephanie Guarino, M.D.

Pediatrician Health Day: National American Academy of Pediatrics Med-Peds Section. Himani Divatia, D.O.

Graduate Medical Education Committee, Jefferson Medical College. Stephanie Guarino, M.D.

School Health Committee, Medical Society of Delaware. Gia Uzelac, M.D. and David Chen, M.D.

National Med-Peds Residents Association Representative. Himani Divatia, D.O. and Jennifer Gauntt, M.D.

American Academy of Pediatrics Program Resident Representatives. Himani Divatia, D.O. and Jenn Gauntt, M.D.

2011 Resident Council Representative, Christiana Care Health System. Kelly Billig-Figura, M.D.

2010-2012 Medical Society of Delaware Resident and Fellow, President. Andrea Read, D.O.

Delaware Health Sciences Alliance CarePages Magnet recognition for excellence in nursing

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