Senior Scholarship Day shines a light on resident research

Congratulations to our senior residents on successfully presenting their scholarly projects during the Department of Emergency Medicine’s annual Senior Scholarship Day. The residents also had the special honor of presenting in before invited grand rounds lecturer Danielle McCarthy, MD, MS, Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine.

Jacob Zadra, MD took away the top presentation honor, but the impact that all of our soon-to-be graduates have made is commendable.

Resident presentations are listed in entirety below:

A Novel Virtual Emergency Medicine Residents as Teachers Curriculum
Shannon Burke, MD

Improvement Opportunities for Patient Dispositions Near the Time of Shift Sign-Out
David De La Cruz, MD

Belief in a Just World for Others Affects Case Mix Seen by Emergency Medicine Residents
Jessica Edgecomb, MD

Retrospective Analysis of Ventilator Use on UW Med Flight Primary Retrievals
Zachary Forcade, MD

Feasibility of Point of Care Ultrasound Training for Acute Cardiopulmonary Pediatric Conditions in Eastern Uganda
Ashwath Gunasekar, MD

When it Doesn’t Suck to Suck: A Suction Catheter Comparison Study
Ross Laurent, MD

Must Love Rock Climbing? Do Emergency Medicine Residents have Unique Hobbies?
Kevin McConkey, MD & Justin Purnell, MD

Impact of Abnormal Vital Signs BPA on Patient Disposition
Alex Paulsen, MD

Coping Strategies Utilized by Prehospital EMS Providers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Christopher Ryba, MD

The Power of the Preference List
Madison Tustian, MD

Prospective Assessment of Oral Contrast for CT for Non-Traumatic Abdominal Pain in the ED
Jacob Zadra, MD