Duke Internal Medicine Residency Program hosts Resident Research Day 2020

Friday, May 22, 2020

The Duke Internal Medicine Residency Program hosted its annual Resident Research Day, which featured presentations by three internal medicine residents and a virtual poster session.

The following residents presented their research and were recognized with Robert M. Califf, MD, Medicine Resident Research Awards.

Syed M. Qasim Hussaini, MD, MS
Mentor: Anthony Sung, MD
"Stem Cell Transplant and Financial Toxicity: A Single Center Analysis"

Rebecca Lumsden, MD
Mentor: Neha J. Pagidipati, MD, MPH
"Management of Postpartum Women at Duke at High Risk of CVD"

Adrian Clark-Randall, MD
Mentors: David Halpern, MD, MPH, and Kevin Shah, MD, MBA
"Reducing Imaging Utilization and Costs Through Implementation of a Peer-Comparison Dashboard in a Primary Care Network"

Poster Awards

The Internal Medicine Residency Program also recognized four residents with awards from the virtual poster session. Take a moment to view the posters and listen to resident-narrated posters (log in with Duke Net ID and password).

Akash Goyal, MD
Mentor: Pamela S. Douglas, MD
"Clinical and Economic Implications of Inconclusive Noninvasive Test Results in Stable Patients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease: Insights from the PROMISE Trial"

Chester Kao, MD, and Eric Powers, MD
Mentor: Tian Zhang, MD
"Tumor Mutational Burden (TMB) as a predictive biomarker of Immune Checkpoint Blockade (ICB) in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer"

Cindy Pabon, MD
Mentor: David A. Rizzieri, MD
"Morphologic Leukemia-Free State in Acute Myeloid Leukemia is Sufficient for Successful Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant"