Internal Medicine Residency Program Awards and Achievements

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

Residents

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.


3rd Place Winner of the Foundation of the National Lipid Association (FNLA) Young Investigator Award

Dr. RahmanDr. Rahman’s abstract submission “Effects of Marine Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease: A Meta-Analysis” was chosen as the 3rd place winner of the FNLA Young Investigator Award. As the winner of this award, he will be recognized at the NLA/SELA Business Meeting. Dr. Rahman will also be presenting another abstract, “Meta-Analysis of Effects of Triglyceride Modifiers on Cardiovascular Outcomes” at the 2019 National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions May 16 – 19 in Miami, FL.


Internal Medicine Chief Residents Present at Medical Grand Rounds

Resident presenting

Resident presenting

On March 29, 2019 Dr. TsuJung Yang and Dr. Subash Ghimire both presented their Quality Improvement projects for Medical Grand Rounds. Dr. Yang’s project, “Hepatitis C Screening in Baby Boomers” was presented at the 2018 American College of Gastroenterology Conference. Dr. Ghimire’s project, “Screening of Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms using Standardized Screening Tools in Oncological Patients: QI Project” was presented at the 2018 Summit on National and Global Health Disparities and published in Anticancer Research in September 2018.


Dr. Hammad Rahman, PGY-3 Internal Medicine Resident Presented Medical Grand Rounds on January 18, 2019 on the Topic of “Clinical Use of Omega-3 Fatty Acids”

Resident presenting


New Associate Program Director

Dr. James Walsh has been appointed the role Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency on December 20, 2018. Dr. Walsh has had a distinguished career at Guthrie. Dr. Walsh served as Chief of the Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine since 1998. He has been a great clinician and educator for the Internal Medicine residents, winning the Faculty Teacher of the Year award six times. Dr. Walsh is also the Regional Assistant Dean at the Guthrie Campus of the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.


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

Residents

 

2019 Stanley Conklin Research Day

Doctors at research convention 2019 Stanley Conklin Research Day

research conference

Residents and medical students at Guthrie participated in the second Stanley Conklin Research Day on Friday, April 5. The event showcased research projects currently underway, and included oral and poster presentations. These were judged by a panel of current and past Guthrie physicians and awards were given in a number of categories.

Congratulations to the Internal Medicine Award Winners:

Category - Oral Presentations
2nd Prize:
Hammad Rahman, MD “Optimal Duration of Aspirin plus Clopidogrel after Ischemic Stroke or TIA: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Acknowledgments:  Safi U. Khan, MD, Fahad Nasir, MD; Tehseen Hammad, MBBS, Michael A. Meyer, MD; Edo Kaluski, MD, FACC  

Category - Research Poster
1st Prize: 
Hammad Rahman, MD for “ Meta-Analysis of Safety and Efficacy of Oral Anti-Coagulants in Patients Requiring Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation”,  co-authors, Safi U. Khan, MD; Michael DePersis, DO; Tehseen Hammad, MBBS; Fahad Nasir, MD; Edo Kaluski, MD
1st Prize:
Harshil Shah, MD for “Burden of Arrhythmia in Septic Patients from the nationwide inpatient Sample: 2005-2014s”
Contributors: Safi Khan, MD, Edo Kaluski, MD

Category - Quality Improvement
1st Prize:

Binita Dahal, MD for “Improving the statin prescription among statin benefit patient groups by implementing ACC/ACH guidelines of cholesterol management
Contributors: Hammad Rahman, MD, Nirajan Adhikari MD, John Pamula MD

Internal Medicine Residents Presented Numerous Outstanding Scholarly Activity Projects for the 2nd Annual Stanley Conklin Research Day:
 

Oral Presentations

 

Dr. Hammad Rahman

Optimal Duration of Aspirin plus Clopidogrel after Ischemic Stroke or TIA: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Dr. Harshil Shah

Burden of Arrhythmia in Septic Patients from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample: 2005-2014

 

Poster Presentations – Research, QI and Case Reports

Contributors

Hammad Rahman, MD

Meta-Analysis of Safety and Efficacy of Oral Anti-Coagulants in Patients Requiring Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

Safi U Khan, MD, Michael Depersis, DO, Tehseen Hammad, MBBS, Fahad Nasir, MD, Edo Kaluski, MD, FACC

Harshil Shah, MD

Burden of Arrhythmia in Septic Patients from the nationwide inpatient Sample: 2005-2014

Safi Khan, MD, Edo Kaluski, MD

Mariam Avetisova, MD

Quality Improvement of Diabetic Care at a Resident Clinic

John Pamula, MD

Binita Dahal, MD

Improving the statin prescription among statin benefit patient groups by implementing ACC/ACH guidelines of cholesterol management.

Hammad Rahman, MD, Nirajan Adhikari MD, John Pamula MD

Osama Ismail, MD

Increasing Rates of Lung Cancer Screening in the IM Clinic: A QI Project

John Pamula, MD

Salman Khan MD

Improving Well-Being and Work Life Balance of Residents

Mahin Rehman, DO, Sheela Prabhu, MD, Victor Kolade, MD, John Pamula, MD

Vrushali Pachpande, MD

Reducing readmission rates in hospitalist service in RPH for AMI, CHF COPD and Pneumonia

John Pamula, MD

Jasleena Peliya, MD

Improvement of blood pressure control in uncontrolled hypertensive patients in IM Clinic

Arqam Salam, MD, John Pamula, MD

Arqam Salam, MD

Quality Improvement Project on Appropriate Acid Suppression Therapy (AST) in Hospitalized Patients at Robert Packer Hospital

Aisha Khaliq, MD, John Pamula, MD

Harshil Shah, MD

Improving Hepatitis C Screening Among Baby Boomers at Robert Packer Hospital

Tsu Jung Yang, MD, Pravash Dhakal, MD, John Pamula, MD, Jeffrey Dorman

Ahmad Alzoubi, DO

Cardiac Amyloidosis in a Patient with HIV

Aadil Lodhi, MD, Maninder Singh, MD

Chandrakala Dadeboyina, MD

Fever of unknown origin: an unusual presentation of Diffuse large B cell lymphoma

Binita Dahal, MD, Subash Ghimire MD, Violeta Zeykan, MD

Pravash Kumar Dhakal, MD

Ethylene Glycol Intoxication presenting with Severe Lactate Elevation: Is this Elevation True or False?

Subash Ghimire, MD, Deepa Kuchelan MD

Nasir Hameed, MD

A rare case of Lurasidone-induced hypersensitivity syndrome

Ismail Osama, MD, Ahmad Alzoubi, MD, Violeta Zeykan, MD

Salman Khan MD

Calcium Channel Blocker Overdose Resulting in Pancreatitis

Kim J. Norville MD, Faraz Siddiqui MD, Apurwa Karki MD

Aisha Abdul Khaliq, MD

Pseudochylothorax - An Unsolved Mystery!

Hammad Rehman; Fahad Nasir; Binita Dahal; James. J. Walsh MD

Mahin Rehman, MD

A Call to Update TAVR Guidelines: A Case Report of Missed Paravalvular Leak

Aadil Lodhi, MD, Edo Kaluski, MD

Kriti Suwal, MD

Journey of the Sharps

Subash Ghimire, MD, Tsu Jung Yang, MD, Violeta Zeykan, MD, Matthew Lincoln, MD

Litty Thomas, MD

Don’t Miss it! Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome in Late Postpartum Preeclampsia Patient with No History of hypertension

Tsu Yang, MD, Violeta Zeykan, MD

Publications

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.
PMID:32167573

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.
PMID:32025432

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. doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2018.05.001

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 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. 

Poster Presentations at the 2018 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Chicago, IL, November 2018

  • Presenter(s):  Rahman H, Khan SU, Lone AN, Hammad T, Kaluski E. “Effect of Omega-3 Fatty acids on Cardiovascular Outcomes in High Risk Patients with Mild Hypertriglyceridemia: A Meta-Analysis”.
  • Presenter(s): Rahman H, Khan SU, Hammad T, Kaluski E. “Meta-analysis of Revascularization versus Medical Therapy in Coronary Artery Disease with Borderline Fractional Flow Reserve”. 

Poster Presentations at the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, October 2018

  • Presenter(s):  Tsu Yang, MD, Harshil Shah, MD, John Pamula, MD, Jeffrey Dorman. “Hepatitis C Screening Among Baby Boomers in a Community Hospital:  A Quality Improvement Project.
  • Presenter(s): Yang TJ, Ghimire S, Shah HK, Shah H, Garcha J. Shah A, Maiyani P, Farooqi R, Patel A, Khan V.   “Temporal Trends and Impact of Cirrhosis on Outcomes of Patients with PUB from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample from 2012-2014.   
  • Presenter(s):  Shah H, Shah HK, Yang TJ, Shah A, Ghimire S, Maiyani P, Khanal P, Farooqi R, Sadolikar A, Garcha J, Khan V.  “Weekday Vs. Weekend Admission and Outcomes for Hospitalization due to Hemorrhagic Peptic Ulcer Disease:  An Insight from National Data.”
  • Presenter(s):  Subash Ghimire, MD, Harshil Shah, MD, Tsu Yang, MD, James Walsh, MD. “Chylous Ascites and Pleural Effusion Treated with Intravenous Octreotide”. 

Speaker and Poster Presentation at Chest in San Antonio, TX, October 2018

  • Presenter(s): Hammad Rahman, MD, John Pamula, MD:  Quality Improvement Project: "Implementation of the 2013 ACC/AHA guidelines on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Internal Medicine Clinic Patients"

Poster Presentation at HVPAA High Value Health Care National Conference in Baltimore, MD, September 2018

  • Presenter(s): Ashish Regmi, MD, John Pamula, MD.   “Improving medication reconciliation in Robert Packer Hospital – A quality improvement project”

Poster Presentations at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) in San Diego, CA, September 2018

  • Presenter(s):  Rahman H, Khan SU, Asif M, Hammad T, Kaluski E. “Meta-Analysis of Effects of Short- versus Long-term Dual Anti-Platelet Therapy after Drug-Eluting Stent Implantation in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease”.
  • Presenter(s):  Khan SU, Asad ZA, Lone AN, Rahman H, Sattur S, Kaluski E.  “Meta-Analysis of Safety and Efficacy of Proton Pump Inhibitors with Dual Antiplatelet Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease”.

Poster Presentation at HVPAA High Value Health Care National Conference in Baltimore, MD, September 2018

  • Presenter(s): Ashish Regmi, MD, ; John Pamula, MD “Improving medication reconciliation in Robert Packer Hospital – A quality improvement project”

Poster Presentation/Abstract at the 2018 Summit on National and Global Cancer Health Disparities:  Current Challenges and Future Directions Sponsored by the Binaytara Foundation in Seattle, WA – April 2018

  • Presenter(s):  Zachary Wolfe, MD, Manindhar Lekkala, MD, Subash Ghimire, MD, John Pamula, MD "Improving Lung Cancer Screening Rates:  A Quality Improvement Project"

Poster Presentation/Abstract at ACP (American College of Physicians) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA - April 2018

  • Presenter(s):     Shilpa Pedapati, MD; Crystal Duran MD, Muhammad Asif, MD, Deepa Kuchelan, MD, Kim Norville, MD.  “The Disappearing Lung Mass”

Poster Presentation/Abstract at the Allied Academies 6th International Meeting on Internal Medicine and Practice in Miami, FL – April 2018

  • Presenter(s):     Asish Regmi, MD; John Pamula, MD.  “Improving Medication Reconciliation in Robert Packer Hospital - A Quality Improvement Project”

Poster Presentation/Abstract at the 2018 Summit on National and Global Cancer Health Disparities:  Current Challenges and Future Directions Sponsored by the Binaytara Foundation in Seattle, WA – April 2018

  • Presenter(s): Manidhar Lekkala, MD; Swapna Talluri, MD; Amirahwathy Abdullah, MD; Vrushali Pachpande, MD; Zachary Wolfe, MD; John Pamula, MD.   “Attitudes and Differences between Cancer and Non-Cancer Patients on Advance Directives”
  • Presenter(s):  Subash Ghimire, MD; Emily Schrievner; John Pamula, MD; Philip Lowry, MD. “Screening of anxiety and depressive symptoms using standardized screening tools in oncological patients”

Poster Presentation/Abstract at SCAI (Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions) 2018 Scientific Sessions in San Diego, CA – April 2018

  • Presenter(s):  Dr. Harshil Shah - Shah H, Mishra T Fong HK, Nimma R, Singh J, Garcha J, Awan H, Kocher MK, Banala R, Mansuri U,Sharma S, Chowdhary AA, Bansod S, Sharma A, Patel N.

“Trends of In-Hospital Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions in Patients with Heart Transplant”

  • Presenter(s):  Dr. Harshil Shah -Shah H, Mishra T, Nimma R, Fong HK, Awan H, Sharma S, Garcha J, Banala R, Taneja A, Singh J, Bhargavi A, Thakkar B, Sharma A, Khan V.   “Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions for Acute Myocardial Ischemia in Patients with Heart Transplant”
  • Presenter(s):     Hammad Rahman, MD; Safi U Khan, MD; Ahmad N Lone, MD; Edo Kaluski, MD, FACC.  “Meta-analysis of Cluprit Only vs Multi-Vessel Revascularization in Acute Myocardial Infarction with Cardiogenic Shock”