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Research Day Highlights Scientific Works of Residents

InTouch 3/27/2017

New York Medical College and NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan hosted the 2017 Chancellor’s Resident Research Day on March 21 at Metropolitan Hospital Center. Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., far right, chancellor and chief executive officer, and John T. Pellicone, M.D., far left, chief medical officer at Metropolitan, NYMC associate dean for medical education at Metropolitan Hospital Center and assistant professor of medicine, presented awards for the winning research to residents:

First Place: 
Dimitra Lotakis, M.D.,
center, PGY-2, Department of Surgery
Implementation of a Genetic Screening Questionnaire and a Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Improve Early Diagnosis of Hereditary Breast Cancers in High-risk Populations at a Safety Net Institution

Second Place:
Keerthana Paladugu, M.D.,
right, PGY-3, Department of Internal Medicine
Use of a Transparent Plastic Bag to Reconcile Medications at the Time of  Hospital Discharge of Geriatric Patients

Third Place: 
Eder Hans Cativo Calderon, M.D., left, PGY-3, Department of Internal Medicine
Use of LACE Index to Predict Hospital Readmission in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure  on  A Predominant  Hispanic Population