|by Sharon J. Glazer, MPH, Editor, Academics@Baystate newsletter | June 20, 2012
At the May 2012 American Geriatrics Society meeting in Seattle, 17 posters were presented by BMC residents and fellows.
Residents & Other Postgraduate Trainees Poster Session
In the Case Studies and Clinical Innovations Category:
- Anju Bhagavan, MD tied for First Place for her case report, "Do Not Record (DNR) code status = RESUSCITATE," and received Second Place for her case report, "Frozen with Pain."
- Wanda Colon Cartagena, MD tied for Third Place in the resident poster session for "Transitioning into the Weekend, Staffing Constraints and Delayed Care."
- Vijay Gadiraju, MD, and Sonali Arora, MD won Honorable Mention for their poster, "When Hallucinations Are Not Due to Delirium or Psychiatric Disease: Charles Bonnet Syndrome."
- Shin Yin Lee, MD, won Honorable Mention for his poster, "Elderly Female with Hypercalcemia: Hodgkin Lymphoma Masquerading as Relapsed Breast Cancer."
Geriatric fellows, Liesbeth Tryzelaar, Mohamed Elarabi and Sandeep Sharma, served as poster session judges and were also faculty at an interactive resident quiz competition and a competency training in affective and cognitive disorders. Dr. Elarabi's Simulation Wars team won second place.
Maura Brennan, MD, Geriatrics Fellowship Program Director, organized clinical skills sessions at which she and Drs. Julio Martinez Silvestri, Laura Iglesias Lino, and Reham Shaaban were faculty. Dr. Brennan also organized the Resident Poster Session and a pre-conference course for Program Directors.
All four of next year’s co-presidents of the AGS Residents’ Section are from Baystate: Randa Jaber, Yee Ang, Shin Yin Lee and Shiv Khosla.
This article was published in the June 2012 Academics@Baystate newsletter.