2024 Regional Residency Research Symposium

May 23, 2024, 16:20 PM by Cassi Boatwright

We would like to thank all the participants of the 2024 Regional Residency Research Symposium: The faculty, residents and staff of Memorial Hermann; Methodist; Baylor; UT Health- Houston; and our program, UTMB Health.  Saturday, May 18th 2024 marked the 7th collaboration among regional Family Medicine Residency Programs where residents presented their scholarly works in the form of Case Reports, Evidence-Based Reviews, Quality Improvement Projects or Original Research.  The day started out with breakfast and introductions by our Chair, Kendall M. Campbell, MD.  Next was a guest speaker, UTMB Health Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, Joan Richardson, MD who spoke on “Is Medicine a Calling”.  The Keynote Address was presented by UTMB Health Senior Associate Dean of the John Sealy School of Medicine, Jeffrey Susman, MD, who offered his thoughts on research in Family Medicine in his talk entitled, Family Medicine: Oxymoron, Panacea or Phoenix.

The quality of both the oral presentations and the poster presentations was excellent and I particularly enjoyed the questions and discussions they elicited. Below please find the awardees for each of the categories.

Oral presentations:

1st Place                "Double your follow up, Double your wellness" Dylan Bridwell, Do Dan Chu, MD Uzoma Dike, MD Norman Jetty, MD Jatinder Singh, Do Charles Wang, MD Michael Allen II, MD - UTMB Health

2nd Place               "Post Analysis of STFM Vasectomy Tactile Model workshop" Bosco Giap, MD Tony Roshan, DO Dillon Nguyen, MD PD Nguyen, MD - UT Houston 

3rd Place               “CGM: It’s DexCom-plicated” Emily Johnson, DO, Erinn Pemberton, MD, Jacob Symington, MD, Julie Adkison, PharmD - Memorial Herman 

Poster Presentations:

1st Place                "Elevating Family Medicine: Embracing Lifestyle Medicine" Colby Hansen, MD; Elliot Ghorayeb, MD; PD Nguyen, MD - UT Houston 

2nd Place               "Financial Literacy and Wellness among Medical Residents" Mohammad S. Tabatabai, MD; PD Nguyen, MD - UT Houston 

3rd Place               "Using Dermatoscope to Enhance Dermatology E-Consults" Sophia Rahman, DO, Ruhama Shakhawat, MD Tam Nguyen, DO - Baylor 

Congratulations to all our participants and thank you to our planning committee for working together to make this a rewarding experience for all who attended. Hopefully, this is a collaboration that will continue to grow.