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Awards

  • 2022 Florida Chapter ACP Doctor’s Dilemma Competition Team Champions
  • 2021 Florida Chapter ACP Doctor’s Dilemma Competition Team Champions
  • Intraining Exam Award
    • 2022-2023
      • Anh Bui, MD
      • Grant Campbell, MD
      • Murali Iyyani, MD
      • Ana Teresa Madeira Bernades, MD
      • Sandra Perez, MD
      • Shelby Ploucher, MD
      • Justin Stacer, DO
    • 2021-2022
      • Spencer Roth, DO
      • Orestes Mederos Trujillo, MD
      • Murali Iyyani, MD
      • Shivangi Patel, MD
      • Sandra Perez, MD
      • Grant Campbell, MD
      • Justin Stacer, DO
    • 2020-2021
      • Yeissel Abrahantes Rodriguez, MD
      • Ali Al Rubaye, MD
      • Anh Bui, MD
      • Murali Iyyani, MD
    • 2019-2020
      • Orestes Mederos Trujillo MD
      • Enrique Togores Marti, MD
      • Yehuda Galili, MD
      • Josselin Vachon, MD
    • 2018-2019
      • Brittany Bednov, MD
      • Yanetsy Olivera Arencibia, MD
      • Ana (Becky) Klenz, MD
      • Josselin Vachon, MD
  • Primary Care Award
    • 2022-2023
      • Nicole Pham-Sun, DO
      • Justin Stacer, DO
      • Ali Al Rubaye, MD
    • 2021-2022
      • Gerson Quintero, MD
      • Anh Bui, MD
      • Matthew Donnan, MD
    • 2020-2021
      • Ali Al Rubaye, MD
      • Matthew Donnan, MD
      • Kelley Rojas Shackelford, MD
    • 2019-2020
      • Shivangi Patel, MD
      • Kaja Richard, MD
      • Mayuri Joshi, MD
    • 2018-2019
      • Josselin Vachon, MD
      • Mayuri Joshi, MD
      • Huy Le, MD
  • Richard Hornick Humanitarian Award
    • 2022-2023
      • Rameez Rao, MD
    • 2021-2022
      • Megan Opferman, MD
    • 2020-2021
      • Josselin Vachon, MD
    • 2019-2020
      • Danielle Lee, MD
    • 2018-2019
      • Alex Harding, MD
  • ACP Outstanding Resident Award
    • 2022-2023
      • Murali Iyyani, MD
    • 2021-2022
      • Sarah Cheyney, MD
    • 2020-2021
      • Zachary Field, MD
    • 2019-2020
      • Sara Thomas, MD
    • 2018-2019
      • Brittany Bednov, MD

 

Scholarly Activity

2023-2024

Posters:

“Solid tumors, liquid biopsies: Examining circulating tumor DNA as a biomarker of response to total neoadjuvant therapy prior to surgery in rectal cancer”

              Eamonn Byrnes, MD

“Liver-ing on a prayer: A rare case of hepatocellular carcinoma with metastasis to the thyroid”

              Rachel Truong, MD

“A case of successful treatment of severe disseminated monkeypox in a patient with AIDS”

Rachel Truong, MD - 2023 ACP Florida Fall Meeting Finalist

“A Warming Surprise: Brugada Syndrome After Rewarming from Therapeutic Hypothermia”

Teresa Berbardes, MD (Florida ACP Resident Clinical Vignette Poster Winner, October 2023)

“Snap, crackle, drain!: A case of Ludwig’s Angina caused by Clostridium sporogenes

              Rachel Truong, MD

“Coronary Vasospasms Mimicking an Inferior Wall STEMI”

              Kiera Turner, MD

“Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Ostium Secundum Presenting as Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia”

Kiera Turner, MD (Florida ACP Resident Clinical Vignette Poster Winner, March 2024)

“Encouraging Medication Compliance: Mechanical Mitral Valve Thrombus Causing Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion in a Patient Noncompliant with Anticoagulation Therapy”

              Kiera Turner, MD

“A Massive Left Atrium as Clue for a Left Main Coronary Artery to Left Atrium Fistula”

              Teresa Bernardes, MD

“Cardiac Sarcoidosis as a Case of High Degree Atrioventricular Block”

              Caitlin Tweedie, MD (Florida ACP Resident Clinical Vignette Poster Winner, March 2024)

 

Publications:

 “Neurocysticercosis Presenting as Migraine in the United States.”

              Eamonn Byrnes, MD - American Journal of Case Reports

 “Paraneoplastic Limbic Encephalitis from a Carotid Body Paraganglioma Presenting as Persistent and Worsening Confusion.”

              Brian Shaw, DO - Journal of Clinical Medical Research

“Internal Mammary Artery Graft Flow Steal by a Large Dialysis Arteriovenous Fistula Characterized by Electrical Storm.”

              Kiera Turner, MD - Journal of Clinical Medicine

“Coronary Vasospasms Mimicking an Inferior Wall STEMI.”

Kiera Turner, MD - Journal of the American College of Cardiology

 

2022-2023

Posters:

“Brugada Pattern Induced by COVID‐19 Infection: A Case Report”

  Murali Iyyani, MD (ACP Poster Winner)

“Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension as a Complication of Still’s Disease: A Case Report”

  Gerson Quintero, MD

“An Eye for An Eye: A Case of Orbital Myositis”

  Rameez Rao, MD (ACP Poster Winner)

“A Shot Through the Lungs into the Brain: A Rare Case of Coccidiodal Meningitis”

  Madiha Ahmed, MD (ACP Poster Winner)

“Mess With the Bull, You Get the Horns: The First Reported Case of Disseminated Histoplasmosis Mitral Valve Endocarditis in Florida”

  Murali Iyyani, MD (ACP Poster Winner)

“Follow the Crumbs: A Case of Near‐Fatal Bradycardia Caused by Accidental Cannabis Intoxication”

Sarina Koilpillai, MD (ACP Poster Winner)

“The big picture: 60.2 mm pulmonary tuberculosis cavitation captured on computed tomography scan”

              Rachel Trunong, MD and Habib Behjatnia, MD

“Pseudo-Thrombotic Microangiopathy Secondary to Vitamin B12 Deficiency”

              Dylan Morissey, MD

 

2021-2022

Posters:

“Sweet Syndrome: Not Your Typical Cellulitis”

Madiha Ahmed, MD

“Scurvy in Orange County!”

Ali Al Rubaye, MD

“Aww shucks: Perils of oysters causing Vibrio Vulnificus sepsis”

Bianca Dominguez, MD

“My Achy Fabry Heart”

Shivangi Patel, MD

“A Rare Case of IgA Nephropathy After SARS‐CoV‐2 Vaccine”

Rameez Rao, MD (ACP Poster Winner)

“Autoimmune begets autoimmune: A rare case of SLE presenting with Neuromyelitis Optica”

Bianca Dominguez, MD

“Vitamin B12 Deficiency Masquerading as TTP”

Dylan Morrissey, MD

“A Rare Case of Drug Induced Pancreatitis after Prophylactic Monoclonal Antibody Treatment against SARS-CoV-2”

John Polites, MD

The Race for a Diagnosis: A Rare case of Racemose Neurocysticercosis”

Rameez Rao, MD

“False Positive: Elevated B-hCG in a Male. A Rare Case of Primary Retroperitoneal Carcinoma in a Male.”

Sarina Koilpillai, MD

“Cat Got Your Mitral? Pasteurella Endocarditis in a Patient with Rheumatic Mitral Valve.”

Sarah Cheyney, MD (ACP Poster Winner)

“Accelerated Coronary Artery Disease in a Young Patient with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia: A Case Report”

Murali Iyyani, MD (ACP Poster Winner)


2020-2021

Posters:

Methemoglobinemia from Vagisil Cream in a 50-Year-Old Woman”

Zachary Field, MD (ACP Poster Winner)

“Hypereosinophilic Syndrome: Little Cells Causing Big Problems”

Jacqueline Kropf, DO

“Successful Treatment of Hypokalemic Rhabdomyolysis Caused by a Pancreatic VIPoma”

Shivangi Patel, MD

“A Large Intra‐Thoracic Hiatal Hernia as a Cause of Complete Heart Block”

Hareer Al Salihi, MD

“Cough for Me, A Rare Case of Primary Paratesticular Adenocarcinoma Presenting as Cough”

Madiha Ahmed, MD

“Metastatic Pheochromocytoma with Megacolon in Young Male with MEN2B”

Hareer Al Salihi, MD

“Is Breast Cancer the Answer? A Rare Case of Budd Chiari Syndrome from Metastatic Breast Adenocarcinoma.”

Sarina Koilpillai, MD

“The Clot Thickens….”

Rameez Rao, MD

“Echocardiography Use in Undifferentiated Chest Pain at Orlando Health: A Quality Improvement Project”

Kaja Richard, MD


2019-2020

Posters:

“Jelly Belly – Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma Presenting as Mucinous Ascites”

Zachary Field, MD

“Conquer Your Fear; This Carcinoma Is Clear”

Yehuda Galili, MD

“Metagenomic Sequencing Revealing Pathogen in a Case of Overwhelming Sepsis”

Sara Thomas, MD


2018-19

Posters:

“It Is Not OK-2 Do Drugs”

Giselle Castaneira, MD

“Rare RIP'n Roaring Rollercoaster”

Lisa Dyke, MD

“Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis; Not Your Typical Asthma Exacerbation”

Yehuda Galili, MD

“The Void in Cardiac Amyloid”

Sammy Moussly, MD

“GAD! That’s a Stiff Person! A Rare Presentation of Bronchoalveolar Carcinoma”

Yehuda Galili, MD

“Show Me the Antibodies. An Atypical Finding in The Greenest of Pastures"

Maxim Olivier, MD

"EHE! My Shoulder Hurts! A One in a Million Type of Pain"

Meghan Lytle, MD

“Methotrexate: A Novel Treatment for Preventing Femoro-Popliteal Restenosis”

Navya Reedy, MD


2017-18

Posters:

“Bechet’s on My Mind”

Ruchir Shah, MD

“Why Is She Declining So Fast: It’s Just a Stroke”

Max Olivier, MD

“Type B Lactic Acidosis: A Deadly & Fatal Trip”

Harold Watson, MD

“A Scaly Rash and an Unavailing Therapy for Crusted Scabies”

Carlos Ruz Pau, MD

“Cat Got Your Lung: Pasturella Multocida Empyema”

Kristen Wisler, MD

“Mega Cushing’s Syndrome from a One Pound Adrenal Tumor”

Ruchir Shah, MD


2016-17

Posters:

“Treating Depression with Heparin”

Lauren Stipp, MD

“Dysentery Beyond Borders: A Cholera Tale in the Sunshine State”

Jessica Mastrapa, MD

“I Can’t Believe It’s Not Cancer”

Harold Watson, MD

“An Unusual Case of HSV-2 Encephalitis in a Patient with Gliosarcoma”

Giselle Castaneira, MD

“A Work of Heart - Infectious Endocarditis from an Unlikely Source”

Robert Castiglia, MD

“Bronchial Diverticulosis: An Unusual Case of Chronic Hemoptysis in a 50-Year-Old Nonsmoking Male”

Brittany Bednov, MD


2015-16

Posters:

“A Bloody Mess”

Ryan Abbott, MD

“Paradoxical Lower Extremity DVT”

Ariel Perez Perez, MD

“A Case of Abdominal Pain”

Lorena Cuebas Rosado, MD

“Clot Here, Clot There, Clot Everywhere”

Robert Castiglia, MD

“A Heart Under Pressure, Joints Under Strain: A Case of Misdiagnosed Constrictive Pericarditis”

Jennifer Kinaga, MD

“Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges of Autoimmune Encephalitis”

Yaowaree Leavell, MD

“Maybe a Wolf; But Not a Zebra”

Kristen Wisler, MD


2014-15

Posters:

“Neurosarcoid: III’s a Crowd”

Ashley M. Dlugokienski, MD

“Bony Metastasis of a Nonseminomatous Germ Cell Tumor”

Dustin R. Hill, MD

A Case of Nocardia Presenting as a Pseudo Malignancy”

Ryan Abbott, MD

“Follow the Fever”

Dustin Hill, MD

“Unusual Cause of Persistent Pleural Effusion”

Malgorzata Krzyszczak, MD

“Differentiation Syndrome, A Potentially Fatal Complication of Induction Therapy for Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia”

Ariel Perez Perez, MD

“Left Flank Pain in a Young Man with Hemophilia A and Nephrolithiasis: Blood or Stone?”

Gary Hardoon, MD