Resident Research Day

June 20, 2024

Full itinerary and descriptions can be found here.


Presentations from 2024

2024 Resident Research Day: Opening Remarks, Hien Dang, PhD

Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Treatment of Liver Laceration in a Swine Model, Fari Fall, MD

Evaluating the Efficacy of Large Language Models in CPT Coding for Craniofacial Surgery: A Comparative Analysis, Emily L. Isch, MD

Disparities, Time to Surgery, and Survival in Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy: A Review of the National Cancer Database, Kathleen M. Jarrell, MD, MPH

Do Female Patients Suffer Worse Outcomes than Male Patients after Inguinal Hernia Repair? An ACHQC Study, Sunjay S. Kumar, MD

Identifying Reliable Metrics Across Episodes of Suspected Early-Stage Lung Cancer, Luke T. Meredith, MD

Resident Driven Guideline to Reduce Iatrogenic Pneumothoraxes from Small Bore Feeding Tubes, Sourav Podder, MD

Extrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Genomic Variables Associated with Anatomical Location and Outcome, William A. Preston, MD

Incidence and Management of Cardiothoracic Relevant Extrapulmonary Findings Found on Low Dose CTs, Hamza Rshaidat, MD

Presentations from 2023

Is Wedge a Dirty Word? Demographic and Facility-Level Variables Associated with High Quality Wedge Resection, Micaela Langille Collins, MD, MPH

How Does Integrating Surgeons into the Anatomy Curriculum Impact Medical Students’ Perception of the Field of Surgery?, Sunjay Kumar, MD

Disparities in Treatment Trends and Outcomes in Females Diagnosed with Non-Metastatic Inflammatory Breast Cancer, Kirsten Lung, MD

Perfect Storm? COVID-19, Area Deprivation, and Their Association with Pediatric Trauma, Devon Pace, MD, MPH

Presentations from 2022

GUCY2C as a Target for CAR-T Cells to Treat Pancreatic Cancer, Madison Crutcher, MD

Evaluating Caretaker Satisfaction with Same-Day Discharge after Gastrostomy Tube Placement, James Fraser, MD

Ambient Air Pollution and Adverse Waitlist Events among Lung Transplant Candidates, Andrew Hallett, MD

Mimicking a Negative Elongation Factor-E (NELF-E) Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC), Ryan Lamm, MD

Bracketing Localization in Breast-Conserving Therapy: Indications and Success Rates from a Single, High Volume, Breast Cancer Center, Walker Lyons, MD

Patient-Reported Outcomes in Pain Management after Ambulatory Pediatric General and Urologic Surgery Utilizing Opioid Stewardship Strategies, Devon Pace, MD

Incidence and Management of Hiatal Hernia Found on Imaging During Lung Cancer Screening, Uzma Rahman, MD

Association of Perioperative Outcomes and Utilization of Services in Early-Stage Lung Cancer, Darshak Thosani, MD

Hospital Utilization of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy and Rates of Surgical Refusal in the Setting of Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), Brian Till, MD

Presentations from 2021

Primary Non-Function Following Liver Transplant: Optimizing Retransplantation Strategies through Recipient Characterization, Peter Altshuler, MD

Determining the Effect of Mesh Width and Fixation Patterns on the Strength of Prophylactically Reinforced Laparotomy Incisions, Adrienne N. Christopher, MD

GUCY2C as a Stem Cell Marker and Target in Gastrointestinal Malignancies, Madison Crutcher, MD

Evaluating the Risk of Peri-Umbilical Hernia after Sutured or Sutureless Gastroschisis Closure, James Fraser, MD

SARS-CoV-2 Messenger RNA Vaccine Antibody Response and Reactogenicity in Heart and Lung Transplant Recipients, Andrew Hallett, MD

Clinical Significance of a Negative Elongation Factor-E (NELF-E) Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC), Ryan Lamm, MD

Above the Cuff Vocalization for Ventilator-Dependent Patients with Tracheostomies, Lindsay Lynch, MD

Employing a CRISPR-CAS9 Screen to Identify Mechanisms of Resistance to Anti-GPC3 CAR T Cell Therapy In HCC, Keyur Patel, MD

Opening Remarks, Charles Yeo, MD

Presentations from 2018

Non-response to Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation in Locally Advanced Resectable Esophageal Cancer Predicts Poor Survival as Compared to Primary Esophagectomy, Guillaume S. Chevrollier, MD

Are General Surgery Residents Really Burned Out and Does it Affect Patients?, Brock Hewitt, MD, MPH, MS

Understanding Neurologic Recovery After Murine Brain Injury: Secondary Lung Injury, Blast and Blunt Brain Trauma, and Treatment with Antioxidants, Christina Jacovides, MD

Delivering Surgical Care at a Tertiary Hospital in Malawi: Exploring Surgical Care Delivery in Low Resource Environment, from Casualty to Cancer, Jennifer Kincaid, MD

TJUH Department of Surgery Opioid Reduction Quality Initiative, Megan Lundgren, MD

Identifying Patient Care Opportunities with Structured Review of Patient Safety Indicators, Kulvir Nandra, MD

GCC as a Therapeutic Target in Colorectal Cancer Stem Cells, Jonathan Stem, MD

Presentations from 2017

GCC as a Therapeutic Target in Colorectal Cancer Stem Cells, Allison A. Aka, MD

Welcoming Remarks: 2017 Resident Research Day, Jonathan Brody, MD

Exploring Complications and Quality of Life Following Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Andrew Brown, MD

A spoonful of sugar: The role of IDH1 and metabolic reprogramming in pancreatic cancer, Katerina Dukleska, MD

Multi-institutional Evaluation of Adherence to Comprehensive Postoperative Venous Thromboembolism Chemoprophylaxis, Brock Hewitt, MD, MPH

Implementing ICOUGH: The Messy Science of Quality Improvement, Adam P. Johnson, MD, MPH

The Effect of a HIF Prolyl Hydroxylase inhibitor on Liver Regeneration after Partial Hepatectomy in Mice, Jessica A. Latona, MD

Molecular Profiling of Resected Pancreatic Cancer: the Potentia Personalizing Adjuvant Therapy, Cinthya Yabar Lowder, MD

Drug Discovery in Pancreatic Cancer: "The Power of the Pathway Approach", David McKeown, MD

Presentations from 2016

Welcoming remarks to Resident Research Day 2016: Bedside to Bench back to Bedside, Jonathan Brody, MD, PhD, Jonathan Brody, MD

Is Omega-3 Synergistic with Glucagon-Like Peptide-2 in the Treatment of Intestinal Failure?, Caitlyn M. Costanzo, MD, PGY-4

Management of Esophagectomy Patients: Clinical Results from Jefferson's Institutional Database, Danica Giugliano, MD, PGY-4

Quality and Safety Fellowship: Resident Involvement in Systems Improvement, Adam P. Johnson, MD, MPH, PGY-4

Fibrosis in Surgical and Burn Wounds, Deepika Koganti, MD, PGY-4

The Role of HuR in the Intervertebral Disc, Adam Strickland, MD, PGY-4

ABCC6 is Sufficient to Prevent Traumatic Mineralization of Muscle in a Murine Model, Sami Tannouri, MD, PGY-4

Developing a Personalized Approach Strategy for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer, Talar Tatarian, MD, PGY-4

Presentations from 2015

Welcoming remarks to Resident Research Day 2015: Bedside to Bench back to Bedside, Jonathan Brody, MD, PhD, Jonathan Brody, MD

Targeted Delivery of Growth Factors to Enhance Intestinal Adaption Following Massive Small Bowel Resection, Caitlyn M. Costanzo, MD

Inhibition of Fibroblast Growth Factor Signaling Negatively Affects Adaptation in a Zebrafish Short Bowel Syndrome Model, Kathleen Holoyda, MD

Molecular Characterization and Treatment of Murine and Human Intra-abdominal Adhesions, Christine Lotto, MD

A Prospective Cohort Analysis of Satisfaction and Outcomes Following Breast Reconstruction, Jonathan R. Sarik, MD

In vivo implant and microvascular perfusion of a 3D pointed internally vascularized construct, Vishen Renganaden Soppan, MD

Presentations from 2014

The Role of Anti-PD1 Antibody in Combination with Radiation Therapy in an Orthotopic Lung Cancer Mouse Model, Meredith Baker, MD and Bo Lu, MD

The Role of HIF1-Alpha in Regulating Carbonic Anhydrases within the Nucleus Pulposus, Philip Batista, MD and Makarand V. Risbud, PhD

Welcoming remarks to Resident Research Day 2014: Bedside to Bench back to Bedside, Jonathan Brody, MD, PhD

Examining the influence of Sirtuins on Adipose Derived Stem Cells using a Lentiviral Knockout Model, Sean Devitt, MD and Ivona Percec, MD, PhD

Lymphatic Malformations and Oxygenators: Basic Research and Clinical Experience as the Research/ECMO Fellow at Columbia and Cannulation Instead of Intubation: VV ECMO for Respiratory Failure in a Patient with Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Julie Monteagudo, MD, Resident PGY-4

Mutant Abcc6-/- mouse as a model for heterotopic ossification following thermal injury, Thea Price, MD; Qiaoli Li, PhD; and Jouni Uitto, MD, PhD (PI)

Central Malawi District Hospital Surgical Capacity Assessment, Melanie K. Sion, MD