Research Day Celebrates the Work of Internal Medicine Residents

The Department of Medicine's Annual Research Day was held on April 18, 2017. Research Day is an opportunity for residents to present research projects to colleagues within the UNC community, celebrating accomplishments and fostering new collaborations.

Research Day Celebrates the Work of Internal Medicine Residents click to enlarge The winners were: Anna Griffith, MD (clinical research), Danielle File, MD (quality improvement), and Grace Prince, MD (clinical vignettes)
Research Day Celebrates the Work of Internal Medicine Residents click to enlarge Janet Rubin, MD, talks with Grace Prince, MD, about extrapyramidal symptoms.

"Research Day encourages our residents to participate in clinical and basic science research," said Debra Bynum, MD, MMEL, Program Director for the Medicine Residency Program.  "It also gives our departmental faculty the chance to share ideas and knowledge, and this stimulates discussions about opportunities to collaborate."

The event showcased more than 30 participants representing all years of residents.  Winners were chosen from three categories: clinical research, quality improvement and clinical vignette.  Congratulations to the following residents:

Outstanding Presentation - Clinical Research
Anna Griffith, MD: Investigating the Effect of HCV SVR on Outcomes in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Outstanding Presentation - Quality Improvement
Danielle File, MD: Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) Cycles on Education of UNC Internal Medicine Residents during their Inpatient Oncology Rotation  

Outstanding Presentation - Clinical Vignette
Grace Prince, MD: Too Much of a Good Thing: An Unlikely Cause of Extrapyramidal Symptoms