Residents Present Research at Pediatric Academic Societies

Bob Vinci and friends Twenty-seven current and recent BCRP houseofficers submitted 25 abstracts of their research to the spring meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies in San Francisco, CA, May 6 to May 9, 2017. In addition, Daniel Bauer won the prestigious SPR Young Investigator Award and Vijay Sankaran won the SPR New Members Outstanding Science Award.

The abstracts included (resident's names in boldface).

  • Ali Baker. A sepsis score at triage predicts subsequent hypotension in children with systemic inflammatory response syndrome.
  • Lara Bishay. Social media and self-management in young adults with cystic fibrosis: A qualitative analysis.
  • Katie Brunsberg. Association of resident depression with harmful medical errors.
  • Emily Bucholz. Awareness of cardiovascular risk factors in U.S. young adults (aged 21-30 years): Results from NHANES 2011-2014.
  • Gaby Cordova-Ramos. Decline in knowledge and skills following Helping Babies Breathe training can be prevented.
  • Mei Elansary, Canice Ahearn, Shubi Matovelo, Abbas Ismail, Ilana Bergelson, Vikas Gampa, Grace Chan. Understanding newborn care practices in Dodoma, Tanzania.
  • Yarden Fraiman. Pilot of a novel facilitator-friendly six-month mindfulness curriculum for interns.
  • Michael Goldman, Nilofar Paydar-Darian, Kenneth Michelson, Katherine Button, Elizabeth Hewett, Kelsey Miller, Megan Musisca, Joel Hudgins, Matthew Eisenberg. Improving efficiency and communication for patients undergoing sedated fracture reductions in a pediatric ED.
  • Sannya Hede. Can clinical trials provide information related to reducing racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in pediatric health or healthcare? 
  • Michael Hole, Lucy Marcil. Free tax services for families in clinic: a novel approach to child poverty.
  • Mia Kanak. Unintended consequences of a state housing policy change: A 5 year retrospective review of homeless children in an urban pediatric emergency department.
  • Lucy Marcil, Tracy Seimears, and Cindy Schreiner. Neonatal capacity building in Peri-Urban, Kenya
  • Carolyn Marcus, Holly Hodges, Alexander Hirsch, Catherine Michelson. Designing and evaluating a novel resident-as-educator curriculum.
  • Kelsey Miller. Criteria for effective clinical supervision by residents on teaching rounds: developing a validated assessment tool.
  • Kelsey Miller, Michael Monuteaux, Debra Hillier, Joshua Nagler. What influences pediatric interns’ self-reported confidence in endotracheal intubation?
  • Carmen Monthe-Dreze. Maternal obesity and offspring cognition: The role of inflammation.
  • Rob Przybylski. Perioperative outcomes of scoliosis surgery for patients with complex congenital heart disease (CHD) in the contemporary era.
  • Cindy Schreiner. In vitro study on the effect of Maraviroc and Dolutegravir on bilirubin-albumin binding.
  • Dan Shapiro. Prevalence of viral features in children with sore throat: Are we over-testing?
  • Igor Shumskiy. The doctor is in your house: Developing home based ambulatory interventions for children with special health care needs in the era of value based care.
  • Igor Shumskiy, Ravi Raju, Eric Fleegler. Are pediatric house calls the future? Exploring patient perceptions of home-centered health.
  • Alla L. Smith, Michael Monuteaux, Anne M. Stack, Theresa Becker. Reducing the cranial CT rate for children with minor head trauma at five community hospitals: A quality improvement initiative.
  • Jessica Tsai. Implicit bias training in pediatric residency: attitudes amongst program directors and lessons learned from implementation.
  • Monica Wojcik, Talia Schwartz, Pankaj Agrawal. Genetic contributions to mortality in infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit: A focus on the diagnostic odyssey.
  • James Xie. Aiming for optimal positioning