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Resident Research Day Highlights Scholarly Efforts of Residents

a group of medical student at research day

New York Medical College and NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan hosted the 2018 Chancellor’s Resident Research Day on February 21 at Metropolitan Hospital Center. Twenty posters representing work in the departments of medicine, rehabilitation medicine, pediatrics, surgery and psychiatry were presented. Alina Moran, M.P.A., far left, chief executive officer, NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan; John T. Pellicone, M.D., second from right, chief medical officer at Metropolitan, NYMC associate dean for medical education at Metropolitan and assistant professor of medicine; and Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., far right, chancellor and chief executive officer, presented the awards for the winning research:

First Place
Adedoyin Akinlonu, M.D., PGY2, internal medicine, third from left
Obesity Paradox in Recreational Drug Users: Are Heart Failure Outcomes Affected?

Second Place
Priyanka Yerragorla, M.D., PGY3, internal medicine, second from left
Characterization of Patients with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) Attended in a Community Hospital in East Harlem

Third Place
Gaby S. Gil, M.D., PGY3, internal medicine, third from right
Prevalence of Colorectal Polyps in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection in a Multi-Ethnic Hospital Population