Internal Medicine Residency Program Awards and Achievements

2020 Stanley Conklin Research Day 

The annual Stanley Conklin Research Day was held virtually on April 24, 2020.  Participants included all training programs residents, fellows, and medical students.  Congratulations to the Internal Medicine residents and faculty presenting their work at this annual event!

Oral Presentations of Original Research

Amlish Gondal, MD

The Impact of Frailty on Mortality and Flare Frequency in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Swapna Talluri, MD; Subhash Ghimire, MD

Pravash Dhakal, MD

Improving communication, documentation and medicolegal awareness among residents using didactic and interactive seminars

Subhash Ghimire, MD, John Pamula, MD

Poster Presentations

Amlish Gondal, MD

Ustekinumab Appears to be Effective in the Treatment of Patients with a Concurrent Diagnosis of Crohn's Disease and Psoriasis

Farooqu U, Amin MK, Ahmed Z, Bakhat K, Riaz A, Kolade V

Anam Aqeel, MD

A Rare Case of Clear Cell Cholangiocarcinoma

Violeta Zeykan, MD

Chandrakala Dadeboyina, MD

Mucosa Associated Lymphoid Tissue (MALT) Lymphoma of Bladder, an extremely rare presentation of extra nodal lymphoma

Joyson Poulose, Salman Khan, Pushpa Khanal, Ashit Sarker

Sushmita Khadka, MD

An Unusual Cause of Recurrent Neutropenic Fever

Vineela Kasireddy, MD

Pushpa Khanal, MD

Rare Case of Necrotizing Fasciitis caused by Aeromonas Hydrophila in an Immunocompetent Patient

Ashish Regmi, MD,

David Lucero, MD

A Critical Case of Critical Illness Polyneuropathy

Kim Norville, MD, Deepa Kuchelan, MD, Mahin Rehman, DO, Salman Khan, MD, Mohammed Aziz, MD

Tejaswini Maganti, MD

A case of Infective Endocarditis Causing Coronary Embolism and ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Binita Dahal, MD, Michael Sonnier, MD, Michael Bianco, MD, Najeeb Rehman, MD

Shobha Mandal, MD

Atypical Presentation of Myocardial Infraction in a Young Patient with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Ravi Ranjan Pradhan, MD, Mariam Avetisova, MD, Barbara Mols-Kowalczewski, MD

Najma Nawaz, MD

Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis as Rare Presentation of Monoclonal Gammopathy of Renal Significance

Jagmeet Singh, MD

Manisha Raikar, MD

Streptococcal pericarditis causing tamponade


Mahin Rehman, DO

Risk Considerations of Large Papillary Fibroelastomas: A Case of Risk vs. Benefit in an Octogenarian

Abdel Rahman Over, MD, Saurabh Sharma, MD, FACC

Quality Improvement Posters

Mahin Rehman, DO

Improving Awareness of the Opioid Crisis at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital

John Pamula, MD

Nirajan Adhikari, MD

Novel Attempt to Reduce Readmission for Heart Failure

John Pamula, MD

Ahmad Alzoubi, DO

Quality Improvement: Improving Diabetes Bundle Compliance in the Internal Medicine Residency Clinic

Sushmita Khadka, MD, John Pamula, MD

Chandrakala Dadeboyina, MD

Improvement in the perceptions and barriers about goals of care discussion among internal medicine residents

Osama Ismail, MD, John Pamula, MD, Patricia Fogelman, DNP

Aisha Abdul Khaliq, MD

Improving Depression Screening Follow Up- A Quality Improvement Project

Manisha Raikar, MD, John Pamula, MD

Pravash Dhakal, MD

Improving Resident Documentation of Medication Reconciliation at Hospital Admission Utilizing the EMR

Tejaswini Maganti, MD, John Pamula, MD

Kriti Suwal, MD

Improving Health Knowledge in Diabetic Patients in IM Clinic

Amlish Gondal, MD, John Pamula, MD, Victor Kolade, MD

Litty Thomas, MD

Improving Patient Satisfaction in the In-Patient Setting

Pushpa Khanal, MD, John Pamula, MD


Mandal S, Pradhan R R, Bethala M, et al. (August 31, 2020) Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer With Synchronous Peritoneal Adenocarcinoma: A Rare Independent Combination. Cureus 12(8): e10166. doi:10.7759/cureus.10166 

Mandal S, Bethala M, Dadeboyina C, et al. (August 21, 2020) A Rare Presentation of an Invasive Ductal Carcinoma of Ectopic Axillary Breast Tissue . Cureus 12(8): e9928. doi:10.7759/cureus.9928

Lucero D, Mandal S, Karki A (July 30, 2020) Lung Compliance in a Case Series of Four COVID-19 Patients at a Rural Institution. Cureus 12(7): e9472. doi:10.7759/cureus.9472 

Mandal S, Pradhan R R, Mols Kowalczewski B (July 31, 2020) Atypical Presentation of Myocardial Infarction in a Young Patient With Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Cureus 12(7): e9494. doi:10.7759/cureus.9494 

Institutional Experience of Using Andexanet Alfa. Khadka S, Kasireddy v, Dhakal P.
(July 13, 2020) Cureus 12(7): e9173.DOI 10.7759/cureus.9173

Rate and Modifiable Predictors of 30-Day Readmission in Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in the United States.
Harshil Shah, Uvesh Mansuri, Sukrut Pagad, Reshmi Adupa, Jagmeet Singh, Khin Tun, Chail Shah, Solomon Tuonuur, Riyal J Shah, Mir Z Ali Khan, Gurjot S Grewal, Ruchir Goswami, Shantanu Solanki
Cureus. 2020 June 30;12(6):e8922. Doi.10.7759/cureus.8922.

Ghimire S, Shah H, Paudel S, Yang TJ, Khan HM. Chylous Ascites and Pleural Effusion Treated With Intravenous Octreotide. Cureus. 2020;12(6):e8669. Published 2020 Jun 17. doi:10.7759/cureus.8669 

Amarnath S, Ghimire S, Khan HM. A Tale of Three Dieulafoy Lesions: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Cureus. 2020;12(5):e8365. Published 2020 May 30. doi:10.7759/cureus.8365

Khan, S., McElhaney, N., Siddiqui, F., & Karki, A. (2020). Incidental intrathoracic schwannoma associated with Horner’s syndrome: A case report. Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, 30, 101126.

Rehman M, Gondal A, Rehman N U (June 18, 2020) Atypical Manifestation of COVID-19-Induced Myocarditis. Cureus 12(6): e8685. doi:10.7759/cureus.8685 

Caregiver Needs Assessment in Primary Care: Views of Clinicians, Staff, Patients, and Caregivers.
Riffin C, Wolff JL, Estill M, Prabhu S, Pillemer KA.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Mar 13. doi: 10.1111/jgs.16401.

Causation and Treatment Algorithms for Elderly Patients who have Fallen in the Twin Tiers.
Harbison AJ, Prabhu S.
Cureus. 2019 Dec 30;11(12):e6513. doi: 10.7759/cureus.6513.

Neuroborreliosis with Unusual Presentation, A Case Report.
Khan S, Bhattal G, Shah N, Lascano J, Karki A.
Cureus. 2019 Sep 25;11(9):e5758. doi: 10.7759/cureus.5758.   PMID: 31723517

Epstein Barr Virus Induced Antiphospholipid Antibodies Resulting in Splenic Infarct:  A Case Report.
Khan S, Saud S, Khan I, Prabhu S  
Cureus. 2019 Feb 22;11(2):e4119. doi: 10.7759/cureus.4119. PMID: 31037233

Pulmonary Spindle Cell Carcinoma: A Rare Case Report.
Khan S, Dahal B, Siddiqui F, Norville KJ, Karki A.
Cureus. 2019 May 23;11(5):e4737. doi: 10.7759/cureus.4737.

Calcium Channel Blocker Overdose Treated with Calcium Resulting in Pancreatitis:  A Case Report.
Khan S, Norville K J, Khan I, Siddiqui F, Karki A.
Cureus. 2019 April 18;11(4): e4493.  doi:10.7759/cureus.4493

Optimal Duration of Aspirin Plus Clopidogrel After Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack
A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Rahman H, Khan SU, Nasir F, Hammad T, Meyer MA, Kaluski E.
Stroke. 2019 Apr;50(4):947-953. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.023978. PMID:30852971

Acquired Uterine Ateriovenous Malformation Following Dilatation and Curettage Treated with Bilateral Uterine Artery Embolization:  A Case Report
Khan S, Saud S, Khan I, Achakzai B.
Cureus. 2019 Mar; 11(3):e4250. Doi:10.7759/cureus.4250

Meta-analysis of efficacy and safety of dual antiplatelet therapy versus aspirin monotherapy after coronary artery bypass grafting.
Safi U Khan, Swapna Talluri, Hammad Rahman, Manidhar Lekkala, Muhammad S. Khan, Haris Riaz, Harshil Shah, Edo Kaluski and Sudhakar Sattur
European Journal of Preventative Cardiology. January 2019. Volume 26(2) 215-218. DOI:10.117/2047487319788613

Case Report: Denosumab Induced Hypocalcemia Refractory to Calcium Supplementation.
Asish R, Mathew N, Pushpa K. 
JOJ Case Stud. 2018; 9(1): 555752. DOI: 10.19080/JOJCS.2018.09.555752.

Meta- Analysis of Efficacy and Safety of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy versus Aspirin Monotherapy after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
Khan SU, Talluri S, Rahman H, Lekkala M, Khan MS, Riaz H, Shah H, Kaluski E, Sattur S.
Preventive Cardiology, July 2018 PMID:30019608

Attitudes and Differences Between Patients with Cancer and Non-Cancer Patients on Advance Directives.
Lekkala M, Talluri S, Abdullah A, Pachpande V, Wolfe Z, Ghimire S, Pamula J.
Abstracts of the 2018 Summit on National & Global Cancer Health Disparities, Current Challenges & Future Directions
Anticancer Research 38:  5551-5561 (2018)

Short-term outcomes of pulmonary embolism: A National Perspective.
Shah P, Arora S, Kumar V, Sharma S, Shah HTripathi B, Sharma P, Sharma R, Savani S, Qureshi M, Faruqi I.
Clinical Cardiology, doi: 10.1002/clc.23048

National Trends and Outcomes in Dialysis-Requiring Acute Kidney Injury in Heart Failure: 2002-2013.
Ashish Correa, MD *, Achint Patel, MD, MPH *, Kinsuk Chauhan, MD, MPH, Harshil Shah, MD, Aparna Saha, MD, Mihir Dave, MD, Priti Poojary, MD, Abhishek Mishra, MD, Narender Annapureddy, MD, MS, Shaman Dalal, MD, Ioannis Konstantinidis, MD, Renu Nimma, MD, Shiv Kumar Agarwal, MD, MPH, Lili Chan, MD, Girish Nadkarni, MD, MPH, CPH†, Sean Pinney, MD†
Journal of Cardiac Failure. 2018 May 3.

Effects of New Oral Anticoagulant Agents in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome
by Dr. Safi Khan in Science Trends, April 2, 2018.

Serotonin Syndrome Presenting with Concomitant Tramadol and Diphehydramine Use: A Case Report of an Unlikely Side Effect
Salman Khan, MD; Osama Ismail, MD; Arqam Salam, MD; Tsu Yang, MD; Muhammad Asif, MD; Kim Norville, MD. Cureus Journal of Medical Science. April 2018. PMID pending
An editorial in the European Heart Journal, “The search for cardiovascular benefit from treating obstructive sleep apnoea with CPAP therapy” by Martin R. Cowie, Angela M. Gallagher and Anita K. Simonds refers to Dr. Safi Khan, et al, publication of “A meta-analysis of continuous positive airway pressure therapy in prevention of cardiovascular events in patients with obstructive sleep apnea” doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehx597.

Meta-Analysis of Antithrombotic Therapy in Atrial Fibrillation After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
Khan SUKhan MU, Ghani AR, Lone AN, Arshad A, Kaluski E.
Am J Cardiol. 2018 Feb 14. pii: S0002-9149(18)30178-4. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.01.036. PMID:29548674

Arteriotomy site complication during transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Ipsilateral wire protection and bailout.
Kaluski E, Khan SU, Sattur S, Sporn D, Rogers G, Reitknecht F.
Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2018 Feb 9. pii: S1553-8389(18)30054-X. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2018.02.004. PMID:29519730

Meta-Analysis of the Safety and Efficacy of the Oral Anticoagulant Agents (Apixaban, Rivaroxaban, Dabigatran) in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome.
Khan SU, Arshad A, Riaz IB, Talluri S, Nasir F, Kaluski E.
Am J Cardiol. 2018 Feb 1;121(3):301-307. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.10.035. Epub 2017 Oct 31. Review. PMID: 29195825

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Versus Surgery in Left Main Stenosis-A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review of Randomised Controlled Trials.
Khan SU, Rahman H, Arshad A, Khan MU, Lekkala M, Yang T, Mishra A, Kaluski E.
Heart Lung Circ. 2018 Feb;27(2):138-146. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2017.08.008. Epub 2017 Aug 25. Review.
PMID: 28923395

The Concomitant Use of Atorvastatin and Amlodipine Leading to Rhabdomyolysis.
Khan S, Khan I, Novak M, Regmi A, Difilippo W.
Cureus. 2018 Jan 3;10(1):e2020. doi: 10.7759/cureus.2020 PMID:29531873

A Bayesian network meta-analysis of PCSK9 inhibitors, statins and ezetimibe with or without statins for cardiovascular outcomes.
Khan SUTalluri S, Riaz H, Rahman H, Nasir F, Bin Riaz I, Sattur S, Ahmed H, Kaluski E, Krasuski R.
Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2018 Jan 1:2047487318766612. doi: 10.1177/2047487318766612. PMID:29569492

Transcatheter vs surgical aortic-valve replacement in low- to intermediate-surgical-risk candidates: A meta-analysis and systematic review.
Khan SU, Lone AN, Saleem MA, Kaluski E.
Clin Cardiol. 2017 Nov;40(11):974-981. doi: 10.1002/clc.22807. Epub 2017 Nov 23. Review.
PMID: 29168984

Presentations at National and Regional Conferences

Poster Presentations at the CHEST (American College of Chest Physicians) Annual Meeting 2020 – A Virtual Event October 18 – 21, 2020.

  • Presenter(s):  Shobha Mandal MD, Muhammad H. Bashir MBBS, Mary Grace Bethala MD, Apurwa Karki MD.  “Mystery of Cardiac Amyloidosis Solved by Transbronchial Biopsy of Lung.”
  • Presenter(s):  Shobha Mandal MD, Salman Khan MD, Mary Grace Bethala MD, Apurwa Karki MD.  “Independent Peritoneal Cancer, Nearly Missed as a Metastasis from Lung Cancer.”
  • Presenter(s):  Shobha Mandal MD, Joyson Poulose MD, Layla A. Sulaiman, Vineela Kasireddy MD.  “Pembrolizumab Induced Hyperprogression in Patient with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.”
  • Presenter(s):  Shobha Mandal MD, Rajendra P. Shah MBBS, Salman Khan MD, Apurwa Karki MD.

Poster Presentation at the IHACO 8th Annual Hematology Oncology Conference Organized by the Binaytara Foundation – A Virtual Event. October 2020.

  • Presenter(s): Shobha Mandal MD, Najma Nawaz MD, Joyson Poulose MD, Vineela Kasireddy MD  “An Unusual Case of Aplastic Anemia.”

Poster Presentation at the American Neurological Association 2020, Virtual Event October 4 – 9, 2020

  • Presenter(s):  Shobha Mandal, MD, Mary Grace Bethala, Philip Lowry, MD. “Primary Lumbar Spinal Epidural B Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Initially Misdiagnosed as Chronic Back Pain.”

Poster accepted for American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2020, May 15-20, 2020 in Philadelphia, PA

  • Presenter: Khan S, Aziz M, Khan I, Siddiqui F. Rehman M, Karki A.  The Black Market, A Vaping Induced Lung Injury

Poster Presentation at the 14th North American Young Rheumatology Investigator Forum (NYRIF) as part of the Clinical Congress of Rheumatology (CCR) in Destin, FL September 2020

  • Presenter(s):  Sushmita Khadha, MD; Vineela Kasireddy, MD “An Unusual Cause of Recurrent Neutropenic Fever”.

Poster Presentation at the Digestive Disease Week 2020 in Chicago, IL  May 2020

  • Presenter(s):  Gondal, Amlish; Farooq, Umer; Khanal, Pushpa; Dahal, Binita; Bakhat Khush; Kolade, Victor. “The Emerging Role of Frailty as a Prognostic Model in End Stage Liver Disease:  A Systematic Review.”
    *Conference cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Poster Presentation at the Endocrine Society ENDO 2020 in San Francisco, CA March 2020

  • Presenter(s):  Shobha Mandal MD, Ravi Ranjan Pradhan MD, Mariam Avetisova MD, Barbara Mols Kowalczewski MD.“Atypical Presentation of Myocardial Infarction in a Young Patient with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.”
    *Conference cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Poster Presentations at the 69th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology Together with World Congress of Cardiology in Chicago, IL March 2020

  • Presenter(s): Rehman M, Omer A, McClintic B, Rosivalle J, Sharma S.  “A Unique RCA: An Anomalous Origin with a Course Between the Great Vessels.”
  • Presenter(s): Rehman M, Omer A, Ronsivalle J, Sharma S.  “The Implications of an Anatomical Anomaly:  A Case of an Intracameral Right Coronary Artery (RCA).”
  • Presenter(s): Rehman M, Omer A, Sharma S.  “Risk Considerations of Large Papillary Fibroelastomas:  A Case of Risk vs. Benefit in an Octogenerian.”
  • Presenter(s):  Binita Dahal MD, Ashraf Eldabh, Saurabh Sharma MD, Sudhakar Sattur MD, Pramod Deshmukh MD “A Rare Case of Bronchial Varices Causing Hemoptysis as a Result of Pulmonary Vein Stenosis Following Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation”

Poster Presentations at the American Heart Association (AHA) 2019 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA  November 2019

  • Presenter(s): Shah H, Solanki S, Patel A, Fong HK, Kaluski E.  “Burden of Arrhythmia in Patients with Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (tcm) From the Nationwide Inpatient Sample:  2010-2015.”
  • Presenter(s): Shah H, Solanki S, Patel A, Fong HK, Kaluski E. “Trends, Outcomes and Predictors of Utilization of Electrical Cardioversion in Patients Hospitalized for Atrial Fibrillation:  NIS Database 2005-2014.”

Poster Presentations at American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting in San Antonio, TX October 2019

  • Presenter(s):  Rehman SU, Farooq U, Amin MK, Ahmed Z, Bakhat K, Riaz A, Gondal AB.  “Ustekinumab for Concomitant Crohn’s Disease and Psoriasis.”
  • Presenter(s):  Ghimire S, Yang T, Shah H, Srivatana U.  “Primary Malignant Mesothelioma of Liver:  A Rare Liver Tumor”.   Dr. Ghimire also was awarded the Outstanding Poster Presenter Award for this poster.
  • Presenter(s):  Ghimire S, Yang T, Shah H, Sarker A, Srivatana U.  “A Rare Case of Gastric Glomus Tumor.”

Poster Presentation at the Pennsylvania Medical Society House of Delegates Conference in Hershey, PA October 2019

  • Presenter(s): Vrushali Pachpande, MD, Harshil Shah, MD, Radhika Bompalli, MD “Thinking ‘Gout” Side the Box.”

Poster Presentation at American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) 2019 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA October 2019

  • Presenter(s):  Pravash Dhakal, MD, Subash Ghimire, MD, Deepa Kuchelan, MD. “The Great Lactate Masquerader:  Ethylene Glycol Poisoning.”
  • Presenter(s):  Salman Khan, MD, Kim Norville, MD, Faraz Siddiqui, MD, Apurwa Karki, MD.  “Latrogenic Hypercalcemia Induced Pancreatitis Following Treatment of Occult Calcium Channel Blockage.”

Poster Presentations at the National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions, Miami, FL May 16 – 19, 2019

  • Rahman H, Khan SU, Talluri S, Asif M, Hammad T, Kaluski E.  “Meta-analysis of Effects of Trigyceride Modifiers on Cardiovascular Outcomes”.
  • Rahman H, Hammad T, Kaluski E.  “Effects of Marine Omego-3 Fatty Acids on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patient with Ischemic Heart Disease: A Meta-analysis”.

Poster Presentation at the Alliance for Independent Academic Medical Centers National Initiative VI Meeting, Tuscon, AZ, March 29 – 30, 2019

  • Khan S, Rehman M, Prabhu S, Kolade V, Pamula J, Davenport T, Fitzgerald L.  “Improving Well-Being and Work Life Balance of Residents”.

Poster Presentation at the Endocrine Society ENDO 2019 Conference, New Orleans, LA March 23-26, 2019

  • Presenter(s): Subash Ghimire, MD, Swapna Talluri, MD, Eric Macapinlac, MD, “Nocardia farcinia Adrenal Abscess Mimicking Adrenal Adenoma”.

Poster Presentation at the 2019 ACGME Annual Educational Conference, Orlando, FL  March 7 – 10, 2019

  • Salman Khan, MD, Mahin Rehman, DO, Sheela Prabhu, MD, Victor Kolade, MD, John Pamula, MD, Tamara Davenport, Laura Fitzgerald.  “Multipronged Strategies to Improve Wellbeing and Worklife Balance of Residents”.

Poster Presentation at Hospital Medicine 2019 in National Harbor, MD March 2019

  • Presenter(s):  Khan, I., Thompson, E., Khan, Salman., Chukwuemeka, O.  “You Don’t Want Stress as Your Enemy!  A Case of Anti-NMDA Encephalitis Triggered by Emotional Stress”.

Poster Presentation at the 2019 AAMC Organization of Resident Representatives (ORR) and Group on Resident Affairs (GRA) Spring Meeting in Portland, Oregon April 2019.

  • Presenter(s):  Salman Khan, MD; Victor Kolade, MD; Sheela Prabhu, MD; Mahin Rehman, DO; John Pamula, MD; Tamara Davenport.  “Promote Well-Being Among Internal Medicine Residents in a Rural Community Academic Setting”.

Poster Presentations at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2019 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA March 2019.

  • Presenter(s):  Shah H, Dave M. Fong HK, Khan S, Motwani R, Patel A, Khan MS, Kaluski E. “Burden of Arrhythmia in Septic Patients from Nationwide Inpatient Sample:  2005 – 2014.
  • Presenter(s):  Shah H, Dave M, Patel A, Khan S, Fong HK, Motwani R, Mandal S, Sadolikar A, Kaluski E. “Trends of Coronary Artery Disease in Kawasaki Disease in Patients Younger than 18 Years Old from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample:  2005 – 2014. 

Donation to Major Debra Stedman of the Salvation Army of Sayre

In the spirit of giving, the Internal Medicine Residency presented a monetary donation to Major Debra Stedman of the Salvation Army of Sayre in support of their food pantry and community meals program. While we are a culturally diverse group, we all hold the common belief to help provide to those in need in our local community.

Donation to Major Debra Stedman of the Salvation Army of Sayre

Dr. Sheela Prabhu, Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency, presented Dr. Salman Khan, PGY-3 Internal Medicine Resident, with the Pennsylvania American College of Physicians Professionalism Award

Professionalism Award


Community Outreach with the Free Skin Cancer Screening Clinic

Free Skin Cancer Screening Clinic

Internal Medicine Residents and Dr. Prabhu enjoyed an afternoon of providing community outreach at the free Skin Cancer Screening Clinic held on Monday, October 28th. Pictured below: Dr. Salman Khan, Dr. Binita Dahal, Dr. Kriti Suwal, Dr. Sheela Prabhu, Program Director, Kristen Hatfield, PA, Dr. Chandrakala Dadeboyina, and Dr. Osama Ismail.

Getting Ready for the Annual Medical Grand Rounds PINK OUT


The Internal Medicine Residents are getting ready for the Annual Medical Grand Rounds PINK OUT and supporting breast cancer awareness with wearing their pink lapel ribbons.

Guthrie’s Internal Medicine Residency Participating in the Academic Alliance of Independent Medical Centers (AAIMC) National Initiative VII: Teaming for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice

Doctor giving a lecture

Dr. John Pamula and Dr. David Lucero attended the Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers (AIAMC) kick-off meeting for the National Initiative VII: Teaming for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice meeting October 10 - 11, 2019 in Chicago, IL. Dr. Lucero presented the project focus which will involve expanding beyond current multidisciplinary rounds to multidisciplinary interventions in the Internal Medicine program and Hospitalist teaching services. The National Initiative VII, will be an 18 month project that involves monthly teleconferences, webinars and four in-person meetings. Since 2007, the AIAMC National Initiatives have been driving change that has resulted in meaningful and sustainable outcomes improving the quality and safety of patient care.