June 12, 2019

Wayne State residents showcase program research at regional peer gatherings

Several resident physicians practicing in Wayne State University School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education programs were recognized at two regional events.

Gloria Hong, M.D., won first place at the Michigan Summit on Quality Improvement, Patient Safety and Wellness event held May 29 in Troy, Mich., for a slide presentation of her project, “Process to Improve Cardiac Telemetry Use in a Community Hospital.”

Gloria Hong
First place winner Gloria Hong, MD., second in from left, is joined by staff from the Southeast Michigan Center for Medical Education.

Her co-authors were Drs. Sana Chams, Manishkumar Patel, Ankita Aggarwal, Jasmeet Bal, Vesna Tegeljita and Zain Kulairi.

Dr. Hong is a Wayne State resident at Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital.

The summit is a statewide collaboration that brings together medical care providers to focus on promotion of patient safety and enhancement of quality of patient care, along with caregiver wellness. Collaborators include the WSU School of Medicine Michigan Area Health Education Center, Michigan Peer Review Organization, Michigan Association for Medical Education, Michigan Health and Hospital Association, and the Southeast Michigan Center for Medical Education. About 300 people attended the event, including School of Medicine residents and faculty. Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education Tsveti Markova, M.D., director of Education for GME, R. Brent Stansfield, Ph.D., and Research Coordinator Heidi Kenaga, Ph.D., served as judges for the poster sessions.

The Southeast Michigan Center for Medical Education’s 41st annual Research Forum was a selective event held at The Henry Ford on May 22. One resident conducted a podium presentation and another a poster. Not all submissions were selected to present. About 125 people attended this event.

SEMCME is the largest community-based medical education consortium in the Midwest. Its primary mission is to stimulate the delivery of quality care through excellence in graduate medical education and faculty development.

Slide Presentation

“Assessing Association of Readmission Rate with Timeliness and Quality of Discharge Summaries in a Community Hospital: A Retrospective Study,” Ankita Aggarwal, M.D., and Anubhav Jain, M.D., Internal Medicine, Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital; faculty sponsors: Mohammad Fityan, M.D., and Sarwan Kumar, M.D.

Poster Presentation

“Associating Mean Arterial Pressure After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest With Neurological and Overall Outcomes,” Sourabh FNU, M.D.; Manishkumar Patel, M.D.; Ankita Aggarwal, M.D.; Fred Bittner, M.D.; and Kristen Hughes, M.D., Internal Medicine, Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital; faculty sponsors: Mohammad Fityan, M.D., and Sarwan Kumar, M.D.