Milford Fulop Poster Competition

Milford Fulop Poster Competition

An annual poster competition in honor of Dr. Milford Fulop, the founding program director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program.  His towering career spanned nearly 6 decades from 1955 to 2010 when he retired.  Established in 2011, the MFPC is held at Jacobi Medical Center with judges comprised of the distinguished faculty at JMC.

 

 

 

Annual MFPC Winners ‚Äď May 2017

Winners - Original Research

Evaluating patient reported outcomes (PROs) by the LCSS Quality of Life Measure to reduce hospitalization in patients with lung cancer receiving chemotherapy:  results of a 164 patient prospective trial 

Hernando Cordero

Serum potassium level and length of hospital stay in acute decompensated heart failure

Samuel M. Yu

WINNERS - Case Reports

A rare case of cardiac sarcoid showing complete resolution with steroid treatment

Kavisha Patel

First case of acute glomerulonephritis post administration of pegfilgrastim

Hanane Ben Faras

WINNERS - Quality Improvement and PAtient Safety

Should palliative care be integrated in multi-disciplinary ICU rounds?

Lie Dinah Sandy Ligasaputri

Quality improvement of statin therapy appropriateness in type 2 diabetic patients

Dan Li

 

 

 

Original Research

Diagnostic strategies for early recognition of cancer therapeutics related cardiac dysfunction

Carlos R Manrique, Michael Park, Nidhish Tiwari, Juan Carlos Plana, Mario Garcia

Early repolarization pattern and effect on mortality in an ethnically diverse population

Ephraim Leiderman, Faraj Kargoli, Andrew Krumerman

Evaluating Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs) by the LCSS Quality of Life Measure to reduce hospitalization in patients with lung cancer receiving chemotherapy:  results of a 164 patient prospective trial 

Hernando Cordero, Nilupa Gaspe, Richard Gralla, Haiying Cheng, Lisa Rosen, Martin Lesser, and Patricia Hollen

Exceptional parental longevity is associated with protection from cardiovascular disease independent of lifestyle factors

Sriram Gubbi, Elianna Schwarts, Nir Barzilai, Jill Crandall, Joe Verghese, Roee Holtzer, Gil Atzmon, Rebecca Braunstein, Sofiya Milman

Functional analysis of the eleventh transmembrane domain of proton-coupled folate transporter by the substituted cysteine accessibility method

Cosmin Tegla, Srinivas Aluri, Rongbao Zhao, I. David Goldman

Association of hospital teaching status with in-hospital outcomes of ST-elevation myocardial infarction

Kavisha, Patel, Tanush Gupta, Dhaval Kolte, Sahil Khera, Prakash Harikrishnan, Wilbert S. Aronow, Diwakar Jain, William H. Frishman, Sachin Sule, Howard A. Cooper, Deepak L. Bhatt, Gregg C. Fonarow, Julio A. Panza

Health care utilization and burden of diabetic ketoacidosis over the last decade: a nationwide analysis

Dimpi Desai, Ulrich Schubart

Percutaneous coronary intervention at centers with and without on-site surgical backup: a meta-analysis and meta-regression

Chioma Onyekwelu, Pedro Villablanca, Olajide Buhari, Amit Kakkar

Serum potassium level and length of hospital stay in acute decompensated heart failure

Samuel M. Yu, Avantee Gokhale, Poonam Mahato, Pitchaphon Nissaisorakarn, Anjali Acharya

The rising prevalence of metabolic abnormalities and impaired glucose tolerance among HIV patients in an underserved area in New York

Paula Debroy, Priyanka Mathias, Dimpi Desai, Jason Leider

Why wait until fellowship? The feasibility of point of care ultrasound training for internal medicine residents: Part 1

Juan Carlos Ruiz, Jorge Ataucuri-Vargas, Errold Reid, Harmeen Goraya, Mohammed Abbasi, Robert Faillace, Perminder Gulani

Why wait until fellowship? The feasibility of point of care ultrasound training for internal medicine residents: Part 2

Errold Reid, Jorge Ataucuri-Vargas, Juan Carlos Ruiz Diaz, Harmeen Goraya, Mohammed Abbasi, Robert Faillace, Perminder Gulani

Case Reports

37 year old female with abdominal pain and diarrhea:  a case of idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome

­Mateo Mejia, Ivan Emil Ramirez De Oleo, Abigail Lofchie, Muhammad Pervez, Colin Cha-Fong

ANCA and IgA glomerulonephritis all in one: prognosis and complications

Pitchaphon Nissaisorakarn, Belinda Jim

A rare case of cardiac sarcoid showing complete resolution with steroid treatment

Kavisha Patel, Nidhish Tiwari

A rare case of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome with extensive cranial nerve involvement

Ioannis Mastoris, Perminder Gulani

Atypical non-uremic calciphylaxis in a patient with lupus: a case report

Jesus D. Gonzalez-Lugo, Pratistha Koirala, Colin Cha-Fong, Andrew Gutwein

Carbon monoxide poisoning:  when there is smoke there is thrombosis

Hanane Ben Faras, Fitsumberhan Medhane, Maday Gonzalez, Amit Kakkar

First case of acute glomerulonephritis post administration of pegfilgrastim

Hanane Ben Faras, Hatem Elabd, Naheed Ansari, Barry Stokes

Herpes simplex virus 2: an uncommon cause of viral induced rhabdomyolysis

Priyanka Mathias, Joowhan Sung, Jason Leider

Klebsiella pneumoniae endocarditis involving the tricuspid valve: a rare presentation

Chioma Onyekwelu, Buttar Rupinder Singh, Shaverdashvili Khvaramze, Robert Faillace, Ann Wojtaszczyk

MUCIN-1 kidney disease in the family

Samuel M. Yu, Anthony J. Bleyer, Kisra Anis, Leal Herlitz, Martina ŇĹivn√°, Helena HŇĮlkov√°, Glen S. Markowitz, Belinda Jim

Native quadruple-valve Bartonella endocarditis in a middle-aged immunocompetent man

Tatsiana Aleksandrovich, Jay Meisner, Evann Eisenberg

Subclinical active rheumatic valve disease: low but steady harm

Claudia Lama von Buchwald, Jerson Munoz Mendoza, Daniel Pu, Cynthia Taub

Valvular dysfunction in persistent hemodynamic instability after penetrating trauma. Seek and you shall find

Claudia Lama von Buchwald, Panagiota Christia, Robert Faillace

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

A quality improvement project to increase the rate of age appropriate DEXA screening for female patients at Jacobi Medical Center Primary Care Clinic. (Part A: How are we doing with osteoporosis screening?)

Abayomi Ajala, Aizah Tassadaq, Renato Quispe, Muhammad Waqas, Ivan Ramirez, Muhammad Pervez, Gavin Harris, Andrew Gutwein

Does the addition of intravenous iron to oral iron therapy change the economic, transfusion, and efficacy outcomes of iron deficiency anemia in pregnancy?

Nilupa Gaspe, Tarek Elrafei, Richard Gralla, Beth Lewis, Mary King, Marianna Strakhan

Failure to upgrade fluoroscopy systems results in unnecessary exposure to ionizing radiation during pacemaker implantation procedures

An Tran, Ilir Maraj, Rhadames Rojas, Andrew Krumerman

Pneumococcal vaccines in medicine clinic

Rachel Kapelow, Ephraim Leiderman, Jesus Gonzalez Lugo, Jeremy Miles, Beverly Johnson

Should palliative care be integrated in multi-disciplinary ICU rounds?

Lie Dinah Sandy Ligasaputri, Elizabeth Kavanagh, Reka Salgunan, Perminder Gulani

Quality improvement of statin therapy appropriateness in type 2 diabetic patients

Dan Li, Erika Diaz Narvaez, Chioma Onyekwelu, Eleanor M. Weinstein, Robert T. Faillace

Use of VTE prophylaxis in medical inpatients - Are we doing it right?

Lilian Bizzocchi, Navneet Kaur, Harris Gavin, Andrew Gutwein, Niyati Goradia, Sidra Hassan, Poonam Mahato, Saul Rios, Soung Ha Cho, Ignacio Zepeda

 

 

 

Annual MFPC Winners ‚Äď May 2016

Winners - Original Research

A 25 year Experience with Neurocysticercosis in a Tropical Medicine Clinic in New York City 

Dr. Paula Debroy

Identification of Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome using an algorithm that Mines the Data from the Electronic Medical Record

Dr. Chao-Ping Wu

WINNERS - Case Reports

The third reported case of Butyricimonas virosa: a novel emerging pathogen

Dr. Hanane Ben Faras

The third reported case of Butyricimonas virosa: a novel emerging pathogen

Dr. Nidhi Madan

WINNERS - Quality Improvement and PAtient Safety

Awakening and Breathing Coordination, Delirium Monitoring/Management and Early Mobilization (ABCDE) Bundle Reduces Hospital Costs

Dr. Olufisayo Otusanya

Discussing Code Status with Patients: Perspectives and Practices of Medical Residents

Dr. Lie Dinah Sandy Ligasapturi

 

 

Original Research

Chagas Disease in New York City

Orlando Quintero, Francesca Cossarini, Anne Hubben, Christina Coyle, Herbert Tanowitz

Identification of Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome using an algorithm that Mines the Data from the Electronic Medical Record

Chao-Ping Wu,  Lawrence Lee, Michelle Ng Gong

Decreasing Trend of In-Hospital Mortality in Patients Diagnosed with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: An Analysis of Teaching Vs Non-Teaching Hospitals of a US Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2007-2011

Chao-Ping Wu, Yu-Wei Chen, Vineet Reddy, Matthew Langston

Experience with Hepatic Echinococcosis of a Referral Tropical Medicine Clinic

Francesca Cossarini, Amy Tang Hou, Paula DeBroy Monzon, Orlando Quintero, Evan Lieberman, Christina Coyle

Clinical Disease Severity Scores and a Legionella Outbreak in the Bronx, NY: An Institutional Experience.

Gavin Harris, Matthew Langston, Vineet Reddy, Christina Coyle

Disparities in survival in metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) in minorities after treatment with standard recommended cytotoxic and biologic therapies:  A retrospective review

Alejandro Recio Boiles, Hira Latif, Hector Alvarado Verduzco, Tarek Elrafei

Association Between Asthma Control Test, Peripheral Eosinophil Counts, and Serum Total Immunoglobulin E Levels in Severe Asthmatics

Santiago Alvarez Arango, Jennifer Toh, Denisa Ferastraoaru, Gabriele de Vos, David L. Rosenstreich, Sunit P. Jariwala

Cryptosporidiosis in Returning Travelers

Joowhan Sung , Herbert B. Tanowitz, Christina M. Coyle

A 25 year Experience with Neurocysticercosis in a Tropical Medicine Clinic in New York City

Paula Debroy, Orlando Quintero, Jo Henderson-Frost, Evan Lieberman, Christina Coyle

Extra heart sounds detected with phonography as markers for diastolic dysfunction

Ningxin Wan, Yifan Lu, Juan Carlos Ruiz Diaz, Luise Holzhauser, Mario Garcia, Robert Faillace

Novel Oral Anticoagulants’ Impact on National Medical Expenditure for Atrial Fibrillation: Preliminary Data Analysis from Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2009-2012

Yifan Lu, Cynthia Taub

Left Atrial Appendage Morphology and Stroke Risk in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: A Meta-Analysis

Juan Carlos Ruiz Diaz, Florentino Lupercio, Pedro Villablanca Spinetto, David Briceno, Jorge Romero, Robert Faillace, Mario J. Garcia, Andrea Natale, Luigi Di Biase

Synthetic Cannabinoid Poisoning in New York City - a Growing Burden on Critical Care Resources

Ali Hafiz, Vineet Reddy, Matthew Langston, Haider Ali

Case Reports

Blastic transformation of chronic neutrophilic leukemia complicated by secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis

Karine Darbinyan, Jose Galeas Soriano, Salem Kim, Amara Nandikolla, Anjali Budhathoki, Karenza Alexis

Atypical HUS: Diagnostic dilemma and treatment challenge

Hira Latif, Kavisha Patel, Devika Rao, Urvi Shah, Anjali Acharya, Mary King, Marianna Strakhan, Gopichand Pendurti

The third reported case of Butyricimonas virosa: a novel emerging pathogen.

Hanane Ben Faras, Enemchukwu Chibuzo, Theresa Madaline 

Intrapartum HELLP syndrome: A catastrophic event that could have been

Devika Rao, Nikulkumar Chaudhari, Belinda Jim

Tuberculous peritonitis and abscess: an uncommon presentation of a common culprit

Dimitra Papaspyridi, Panagiota Christia, Ioanna Katsa, Reka Salgunan

Pancreatic Cancer masquerading as poor glycemic control

Dimpi Desai, Devika Rao, Eleanor Weinstein 

An extra oxygen leads to bubble trouble: portal vein gas embolism from diluted hydrogen peroxide ingestion

Leonidas Palaiodimos, Joowhan Sung, Francesca Cossarini, Benson Benjamin, Mimoza Meholli 

A Case Report of acute pancreatitis following influenza vaccination

Priyanka Mathias, Diana Nguyen, Hira Latif, Ulrich Schubart

Hydralazine induced ANCA associated vasculitis in an octogenarian patient

Alejandra Sanchez Lopez, Tatsiana Aleksandrovich, Qingying Lai, Barbara Mendez

Pneumomediastinum Following Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Samuel Mon-Wei Yu, Perminder Gulani

Sumatriptan Induced Coronary Vasospasm: A Case Report

Nidhi Madan, Pedro Villablanca, Cynthia C. Taub

Hyperimmunoglobulin E-like Syndrome associated with P820H Variant in the TYK2 Gene

Ayobami Akenroye, Melissa Iammatteo, Gabriele S. de Vos

Marked transient normetanephrine elevations in 2 patients presenting with hypertensive emergency.

Sriram Gubbi,Neva Castro,Wondimagegnehu Teferi,Raphael Hulkower, Mimoza Meholli, Ulrich Schubart

Steroid Induced Catecholaminergic Crisis- A rare presentation of Pheochromocytoma.

Erika Diaz Narvaez, Dimpi Desai, Daniel Stein, Akankasha Tiwari

A near fatal presentation of complicated emphysematous pyeolonephritis in a newly diagnosed diabetic patient secondary to hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumonia.

Priyanka Iyer, Pitchaphon Nissaisarakorn, Annie Chiu, Maria DelCastillo

A rare but increasingly recognized cause for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)

Paula Debroy, Juan Carlos Ruiz, Dimitra Papaspyridi, Perminder Gulani

Albuterol induced lactic acidosis

Ningxin Wan, Chao-ping Wu, Asya VarshavskyYanovsky, Matthew Langston

Levothyroxine overdose in a patient with polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type 2

Hanane BenFaras, Raphael Hulkower, Ulrich Schubart

Hypereosiniphilic Syndrome Presenting with Highly-Mobile Intraventricular Thrombi.

Panagiota Christia, Luise Holzhauser, Kana Fujikura, Amit Kakkar, Morris Stamper, Mario Garcia, Robert Faillace

Actinomycosis presenting with septic Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

Hanane Ben Faras, Joowhan Sung, Charlie Gibson,  Perminder Gulani

Pericarditis: Perils and Pitfalls of reliance on tests with imperfect sensitivity and specificity

Priyanka Iyer, Mimoza Meholli

Spontaneous Pneumothorax from Septic Pulmonary Emboli Caused By Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

Qingying Lai, Olufisayo T. Otusanya, Hanane Ben Faras, Perminder Gulani

Poorly Controlled Asthma & Strongyloidiasis in a Non-Endemic Area of the United States

Santiago Alvarez Arango, Vineet Reddy, David L. Rosenstreich, Sunit P. Jariwala,

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Discordance Between Date of Medical Clearance and Date of Actual Discharge at Jacobi Medical Center

Tan Nguyen, Andrew Gutwein

Low Compliance of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Use for Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction in an Underserved Population

Yifan Lu, Ningxin Wan, The Hung Nguyen, Nidhi Madan, Ninel Hovnanians, Juan Carlos Ruiz Diaz, Luise Holzhauser, Michael Grushko, Robert Faillace

Awakening and Breathing Coordination, Delirium Monitoring/Management and Early Mobilization (ABCDE) Bundle Reduces Hospital Costs

Olufisayo Otusanya, S.J. Hsieh, M.N. Gong, H.B. Gershengorn

Assessment of the Use of Prophylactic Pharmacologic Anticoagulation in Medicine Inpatient Service at Jacobi Medical Center

Shenduo Li, Leonidas Palaiodimos, Chioma Onyekwelu, Puthiery Va

A case of hydralazine induced irreversible kidney damage.

Ioanna Katsa, Dimitra Papaspyridi, Panagiota Christia, Robert Faillace

Discussing Code Status with Patients: Perspectives and Practices of Medical Residents

Dinah ‚ÄúSandy‚ÄĚ Lie Ligasaputri, Kavisha Patel, Emma Ruderman, Maximus Jang, Pitchaphon Nissaisorakarn, An Tran, Puthiery Va

Diabetic Nephropathy and Assessment of Provider Knowledge in its Management

Neva Castro, Tatsiana Aleksandrovich, Nilupa Gaspe, Seth Avner

Is pharmacologic venous thromboembolism prophylaxis needed in all non-surgical hospitalized patients?

Ioanna Katsa, Panagiota Christia, Dimitra Papaspyridi, Mark A. Menegus

Cholesterol management in Jacobi Medical Center Primary Medicine Clinic.

Dan ‚ÄúLeslie‚ÄĚ Li, Robert Faillace

Inpatient glycemic control in non-critically ill patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus at Jacobi Medical Center

Qingying Lai, Priyanka Mathias, Jorge Ataucuri-Vargas, Mayya Gorbal, Ulrich Schubart

Annual MFPC Winners ‚Äď May 2015

Winners - Original Research

JMC

Validating a new Quality of Life  and Patient Reported Outcome Scale in patients with advanced cancer:  evidence based on input from 3860 patients

Julia Chia-Ying Shih, Prabal Kumar Chourasia, Richard J. Gralla, Pavlos Msaouel, Robert Sidlow, Patricia J. Hollen

Perceptions and knowledge of Internal Medicine physicians about test charges in a Community Health Care setting

Vineeth Sukrithan, Ana Acuna-Villaorduna, Olufisayo Otusanya, Steven Benitez, Nariman Nezami, Santiago Alvarez Arango, Behnaz Esmaeili, Iva Breskovska, Ari Geliebter

NCB

Role of Niacin in current clinical practice: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized control trials

Aakash Garg, A Sharma, Parasuram Krishnamoorthy, M Radulovic, D Mukherjee

The brighter (and evolutionarily older) face of the metabolic syndrome: evidence from Trypanosoma cruzi infection in CD-1 mice

Wunnie Brima, Masum Wiese,  Faiz Mehdi,  Irwin Kurland,  Jeffrey Pessin,  Herbert Tanowitz,  Louis  Weiss,  Jesse  Roth ,  Fnu  Nagajyothi

WINNERS - Case Reports

JMC

A novel mutation of the glycogen branching enzyme resulting in a unique presentation of type IV glycogenosis

Santiago Alvarez, Ali Hafiz, Jeremy Miles, Khashayar Khosraviani, Pavlos Msaouel

Death due to dysautonomia in a patient with fulminant Guillain-Barre Syndrome mimicking brain death

Nidhi Madan, Devika Prasanna, Sumit Kapoor

NCB

Rare case of end-stage gastric signet cell adenocarcinoma that metastasized to the colon

Sandeep Jubbal, Deepak Sharma, Varun Jain, Vimala Ramasamy, Ava Anklesaria, Zoran Bogdanovic

Torsade de pointes and self-terminating ventricular fibrillation in a methadone user and alcoholic patient

Suraj Dahal, Rupesh Kshetri, Calvin Eng

WINNERS - Quality Improvement and PAtient Safety

JMC

Barriers to appointment compliance and the effect of reminder phone calls on clinic show rate at an academic lupus clinic in the underserved community

Anand Kumthekar, Beverly Johnson

A Resident-Led Mentorship Program for 3rd and 4th Year Medical Students

Raphael Hulkower, Pavlos Msaouel, Mimoza Meholli   

NCB

Inpatient glycemic control: importance of educating nursing, medical and nutrition department staff on coordinating meal tray arrival and insulin delivery

Aditya Gupta, Umer Jamil, Zhanna Fast, Sheetal Malhotra, Gayotri Goswami

Inaccurate identification and misdiagnosis of patients admitted for syncope‚ÄĒtaking the routine out of the routine syncope workup

Emem Adolf-Ubokudom, Aziz Ahmed, Varun Jain, Wunnie Brima, Salah Ud Din Safi

Original Research

JMC

Can Pre-Hospital Functional Impairment Predict Short-term Outcomes in Critically Ill Adults? A Single Center Study 

Oriade Adeoye, Aluko Hope, Mariana Hurtado-Sbordoni, Jean Hsieh, Michelle Gong

Evaluation of Survival Benefit of Statins in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Propensity Score Matching Study

Luise Holzhauser, Ninel Hovnanian, Parham Eshtehardi, Khalid M. Mojadidi, David Goodman-Meza, Mohan Pamerla, Ronald Zolty

Frailty Assessment And Hospital Outcomes In Critically Ill Patients

Mariana Hurtado-Sbordoni, Aluko Hope, Jean S. Hsieh, Alexander Petti, Michelle Gong

HIV in the Honduran Garifuna community in the Bronx:  Late Presentation

Zerelda Esquer Garrigos, Debroy Paula, Quintero Orlando, Katsa, Ioanna, Julie Hoffman

Perceptions and knowledge of Internal Medicine physicians about test charges in a Community Health Care setting

Vineeth Sukrithan, Ana Acuna-Villaorduna, Olufisayo Otusanya, Steven Benitez, Nariman Nezami, Santiago Alvarez Arango, Behnaz Esmaeili, Iva Breskovska, Ari Geliebter

Validating a new Quality of Life  and Patient Reported Outcome Scale in patients with advanced cancer:  evidence based on input from 3860 patients

Julia Chia-Ying Shih, Prabal Kumar Chourasia, Richard J. Gralla, Pavlos Msaouel, Robert Sidlow, Patricia J. Hollen

 

NCB

Cancer cachexia and survival in patients with lung cancer by histology: Who is most at risk?

Kosana Simeunovic, Tatjana Gavrancic, Sheetal Malhotra, Kan Huang, Ravi Vinnakota, Nicolas Villanueva, Donald Dietz, Kathleen Fenn, Anup Biswas, Kristen Beck, Courtney Coker, Balazs Halmos, Yeun-Hee A Park , Swarnali Acharyya

Effect of duration of statin treatment on all-cause mortality: A meta-analysis of randomized control trials

Aakash Garg, Parasuram Krishnamoorthy, Saurav Chatterjee, Jacob A. Udell, Dharam J. Kumbhani, Jay S. Giri, Debabrata Mukherjee 

Role of Niacin in current clinical practice: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized control trials

Aakash Garg, A Sharma, Parasuram Krishnamoorthy, M Radulovic, D Mukherjee

The brighter (and evolutionarily older) face of the metabolic syndrome: evidence from Trypanosoma cruzi infection in CD-1 mice

Wunnie Brima, Masum Wiese,  Faiz Mehdi,  Irwin Kurland,  Jeffrey Pessin,  Herbert Tanowitz,  Louis  Weiss,  Jesse  Roth ,  Fnu  Nagajyothi

Case Reports

JMC

A Clinical Conundrum: Management of Clopidogrel Hypersensitivity in Acute Coronary Syndrome

Santiago Alvarez, Vineet Reddy, Denisa Ferastraoaru, Gabriele De Vos

A novel mutation of the glycogen branching enzyme resulting in a unique presentation of type IV glycogenosis

Santiago Alvarez, Ali Hafiz, Jeremy Miles, Khashayar Khosraviani, Pavlos Msaouel

A vicious cycle of acute catecholamine cardiomyopathy and circulatory collapse secondary to pheochromocytoma

Olufisayo Otusanya, Harmeen Goraya, Priyanka Iyer, Pavlos Msaouel

Bilateral Adrenal Histoplasmosis presenting as an Adissonian Crisis in a Patient from Bangladesh

Davida Goltz, Karine Darbinyan, Ramiro Rancier, Melaku Tesfaye, Pavlos Msaouel

Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis (CVST) in a patient previously diagnosed with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH)

Jose Galeas, Ayobami Akenroye, Zerelda Esquer, Dimitra Papaspyridi, Adam Green, Sumit Kapoor

Death due to dysautonomia in a patient with fulminant Guillain-Barre Syndrome mimicking brain death

Nidhi Madan, Devika Prasanna, Sumit Kapoor

Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH): The Mimicker

Ayobami Akenroye, Nidhi Madan, Jason Leider, Iuliana Shapira

Hypercalcemia of Unknown Origin: work up for the unusual cause of hypercalcemia

Joowhan Sung, Ulrich Schubart

Hypoglycemic encephalopathy

Dimitra Papaspyridi, Mihaela Oprea

Hypothyroid heart: hypothyroidism a cause of reversible dilated cardiomyopathy

Nidhi Madan, Nidhish Tiwari, Morris Stampfer, Ulrich Schubart

Methicillin sensitive Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia from soft tissue infection presenting as Septic Pulmonary Embolism: A case report and review of literature

Zerelda Esquer, Ninel Hovnanian, Jose N. Galeas, Alejandra Sanchez, Paula Debroy, Pavlos Msaouel, Nino Mikaberidze

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy with overdose of psychiatric medications

Ningxin Wan, Nino Mikaberidze

Transient Diffuse Encephalomyelitis in the setting of a new trend among young adults

Heidix Lam, Devika Prasanna, Jonathan Feld, Chung Virginia, Mihaela Oprea

Upshaw Schulman Syndrome (USS) in pregnancy resulting in Intra-Uterine Fetal Demise (IUFD) despite optimal treatment: a Case Report and Review of Literature

Jose Galeas, Karine Darbinyan, Hina Khan, Brian Campbell, Marianna Strakhan

 

NCB

A unique presentation of Idiopathic Rhabdomyolysis

Diana Otero, Beverly Johnson

Adult onset PICA in a dialysis patient

Sayyed Hamidi, Sneha Galiveeti, Adity A Kler, Ahmed Aziz

Breaking bad: HIV, brittle bones, and best practices

Carlos Galvao-Sobrinho, Amit Misra, Mark D. Korsten

Do you see multiple sclerosis or do you see a tumor?

Muhammad A. Aman, Imtiaz Hussain Bangash, Milos Babic, Solen Gokhan

Neurolymphomatosis preceding the diagnosis of classic Hodgkin lymphoma and mimicking Guillain- Barre Syndrome clinical presentation: a case report

Kleanthis Theodoropoulos, Kshitij A.Shah, Andrey Iliev, Solen Gokhan

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES): pressing for appropriate choice of antihypertensive therapy

Kshitij Shah, Aakash Garg, Varun Jain, Aziz Ahmed, Andrey ILiev

Rare case of end-stage gastric signet cell adenocarcinoma that metastasized to the colon

Sandeep Jubbal, Deepak Sharma, Varun Jain, Vimala Ramasamy, Ava Anklesaria, Zoran Bogdanovic

Rare case of isolated intracranial hypertension syndrome (IIHS) with subsequent cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST)

Gautam Sikka, Deepak Sharma, Anne Valerie Allen, Carlos Galvao Sobrinho, Rupesh Kshetri, Jeannette Cano-Landivar, Jessica Stoeckel

Recurrent rhabdomyolysis and low carnitine levels:  a case of myopathic carnitine palmitoyltransferase II (CPTII) deficiency?

Carlos Galvao-Sobrinho, Salah Ud Din Safi, Ekkawit Chanchorn, Kshitij A. Shah, Gayle McDermott

Spontaneous contralateral pneumothorax in a patient with remote history of pneumonectomy

Deepak Sharma, Amit K Misra, Milica Perosevic, Eugenio J Guzman, Amy N Malik

Suspected tuberous sclerosis complex: a rare cause of secondary spontaneous pneumothorax

Gautam Sikka, Deepak Sharma, Lavanya Varma, Amy Malik

Torsade de pointes and self-terminating ventricular fibrillation in a methadone user and alcoholic patient

Suraj Dahal, Rupesh Kshetri, Calvin Eng

 

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

JMC

A Resident-Led Mentorship Program for 3rd and 4th Year Medical Students

Raphael Hulkower, Pavlos Msaouel, Mimoza Meholli                                    

Barriers to appointment compliance and the effect of reminder phone calls on clinic show rate at an academic lupus clinic in the underserved community

Anand Kumthekar, Beverly Johnson

Discordance between date of medical clearance and date of actual discharge at Jacobi Medical Center compared to Montefiore-Weiler Hospital

Tan Nguyen, Andrew Gutwein

Improving Diabetes Education in Jacobi’s Primary Care Clinic

The Hung Nguyen, Ayobami Akenroye, Alejandra Sanchez-Lopez, Joowhan Sung, Nidhi Madan, Ingrid Nelson

Improving Work Flow and Enhancing Utilization of Collaborative Care Services in an Ambulatory Teaching Practice

Chao Ping Wu, Ioanna Katsa, Hanane Ben Faras, Francesca Cossarini, Armando Cuesta, Erika Diaz, Davida Goltz, Nisali Gunawardane, Ali Hafiz, Ninel Hovnanians, Dimitra Papaspyridi, Luis Torres, Ari Geliebter

Retrospective analysis of the management for alcohol Withdrawal at Jacobi Medical Center: a quality improvement project

Mariana Hurtado-Sbordoni, Matthew Langston, Vishnu Oruganti, Will Wong

Understanding physician order incompletion rate at Jacobi Medical Center outpatient medicine and rheumatology clinics

Melaku Tesfaye, Can Chen, Joplin Steinweiss, Beverly Johnson

 

NCB

Community hospital’s experience with heart failure readmissions

Magdalena Kotseva, Sayyed Hamidi, Adytia Kler, Solomon Bagae

Inaccurate identification and misdiagnosis of patients admitted for syncope‚ÄĒtaking the routine out of the routine syncope workup

Emem Adolf-Ubokudom, Aziz Ahmed, Varun Jain, Wunnie Brima, Salah Ud Din Safi

Inpatient glycemic control: importance of educating nursing, medical and nutrition department staff on coordinating meal tray arrival and insulin delivery

Aditya Gupta, Umer Jamil, Zhanna Fast, Sheetal Malhotra, Gayotri Goswami

Providing appropriate follow-up appointment prior to discharge

Diana Otero, Suraj Dahal, Dharanipriya Beeneedi, Muhammad Aman, Andrey Iliev

Reducing readmissions at a community hospital:  should we target the process or the people?

Sandeep Jubbal, Umer Jamil, Igor Dumic, Sheetal Malhotra, Anshu Taneja

Utility of cardiac Workup in unselected patients admitted for syncope

Emem Adolf-Ubokudom, Aziz Ahmed, Varun Jain, Wunnie Brima, Salah Ud Din Saf

Yield of neuro-imaging in high risk patients presenting with syncope

Emem Adolf-Ubokudom, Aziz Ahmed, Varun Jain, Wunnie Brima, Salah Ud Din Safi