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Academic Week 2012
Baystate's Thirteenth Annual Celebration of Research

Keynote Speakers


Lynda Carpenito-Moyet, RN, MSN, CRNP

"The Tragedies of Moral Distress"

Lynda Juall Carpenito-Moyet has authored four books on Nursing Diagnosis and Care Planning, one book on Clinical Teaching, and co-authored Bedside Assessment and Nursing Diagnosis (published in English for Japanese medical and nursing students). Her books have been translated into 13 languages.


Susan Swing, PhD

"Milestones: Theory to Practice"

Dr. Swing is vice president of outcome assessment at ACGME. Currently, she is responsible for overseeing development of milestones in all specialties, the ACGME expert panel for milestones, and directs  the ACGME’s assessment group.

2012 Research Projects

Download pdf of the complete Academic Week 2012 booklet (1.26 MB)

Award Winners

Outstanding Achievements in Clinical Research

  • Lynn E. Eaton, MT (ASCP), CCRP

Scientific Significance in Research

Inpatient Stress Testing Reduces Subsequent ED Visits and Readmissions for Chest Pain

  • Jaya Mallidi, MD, MHS
  • Srikanth Penumetsa, MD, MRCP
  • Jennifer Friderici, MS
  • Fadi Saab, MD
  • Michael Rothberg, MD, MPH

Innovation in Research

Clustering of Gene Expression on the Mouse Chromosome: A Spatial Analysis

  • Jane Garb, MS
  • Mary Hagen, PhD
  • Joseph Jerry, PhD
  • Jennifer Friderici, MS
  • Sallie Schneider, PhD
  • Karen Dunphy, MS
  • Amy Roberts, MS

Excellence in Education Research

Identification of Performance Outliers Early in Residency – Boot Camp Performance Results

  • Gladys Fernandez, MD
  • Neal Seymour, MD
  • Marisa Amaral, MD
  • David Page, MD
  • Nicholas Coe, MD
  • Richard Wait, MD

Award for Nursing Research

Improving Pain Management in Chestnut Daystay Surgery: Comparing Nurses’ Pain Knowledge and Pre-emptive Versus No Pre-emptive Analgesia in a Case Controlled Series

  • Susan Powell, RN
  • Alison Colburn, RN
  • Paula Lusardi, RN, PhD

Creative Solutions

Reducing Treatment Delays and Errors by Improving Communication: A Collaborative Project of the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Radiology

  • Fidelia Blank, RN, MSN, MBA
  • John Santoro, MD
  • Khaldoon Al Dulaimy, MD
  • Ann Maynard, MD
  • Karl Kamyk, MBA
  • Haiping Li, MD
  • Paul Visintainer, PhD

Case Report Recognition

Castleman’s Disease in Immunocompetent Pediatric Patient Population: A Report of Two Cases

  • Rebecca Levy, MD
  • Jonathan Freeman, MD
  • Vandita Johari, MD