March 07, 2017
MountainView Hospital’s Graduate Medical Education Internal Medicine and Surgery residents placed in the recent poster presentation contest at the Association for Hospital Medical Education (AHME) Academy held in Las Vegas.
The Academy, hosted by MountainView Hospital, featured a resident physician breakout poster session, organized by the Clark County Medical Society (CCMS). The poster session featured 34 posters and abstracts representing many of the Las Vegas Valley’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs. The poster session was a collaboration of CCMS, the University of Nevada Reno – School of Medicine, Valley Health Systems and MountainView Hospital.
MountainView Hospital’s Internal Medicine and Surgery residents submitted 20 abstracts for consideration, all of which were accepted to be presented at the session.
Congratulations to MountainView’s residents who received recognition at the poster session:
Dr. Emanuel A. Shapera (Surgery), for receiving third place in the Clinical Research category for his poster and presentation titled, “A Burning Question: How to Dress a Skin Graf?”
Drs. Vivek Narasimhan and Sandeep Sankineni (Internal Medicine) for receiving first place in the Clinical Vignette category for their poster and presentation titled, “Extramedullary Precursor B-Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia A Rare Presentation and Opportunity.”
Dr. Leila Khalili (Internal Medicine), for receiving second place in the Clinical Vignette category for her poster and presentation titled, “Percutaneous Ethanol Ablation of Parathyroid Adenoma to Acutely Treat Severe Hypercalcemia.”
Drs. Samira Khan, Radhika Bawa and Sandeep Sankineni (Internal Medicine), for receiving third place (tie) in the Clinical Vignette category for their poster and presentation titled, “Role of Hedgehog Inhibitors in Metastatic Basal Cell Cancer.”
Dr. Robert Wills (Internal Medicine), for receiving third place (tie) in the Clinical Vignette category for his poster and presentation titled, “Lichen Simplex Chronicus: Treating the Untreatable.”
About MountainView Hospital:
MountainView Hospital is a state-of-the-art, full-service medical facility located in the heart of northwest Las Vegas, one of the fastest growing areas in the Valley. With a dedicated and talented staff of employees and outstanding physicians, MountainView Hospital is recognized for high patient satisfaction and for providing quality and compassionate care to our community since 1996. The hospital is a member of the respected Sunrise Health System consisting of Sunrise Hospital, Sunrise Children’s Hospital, Southern Hills Hospital and several surgery and diagnostic imaging centers offering a complete range of specialized and technologically advanced services. @MountainViewLV
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