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Surgery and Perioperative Care Annual Research Symposium

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Past Symposia

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3rd Annual Research Symposium: April 24, 2020

Visiting professor: Thomas Varghese Jr., M.D., M.S.; Associate Professor, University of Utah School of Medicine; Chief Value Officer, Huntsman Cancer Institute

Due to the change to a virtual format, there were no awards for this symposium.

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2nd Annual Research Symposium: March 29, 2019

Visiting professor: Carla Pugh, M.D., Ph.D.; Professor of Surgery, Stanford University

Awards:

  • 1st place: Anish Patel, MS3, “Opiate Prescriptions Are Highest Among Urologic Reconstructive Surgery: A Claims Dataset Analysis”
  • 2nd place: David Archer, Jr., M.D., General Surgery Prelim, “Risk Factors for Failure of Non-Operative Management After Splenic Angioembolization: Results of a Multicenter Study of Level 1 Trauma Centers”
  • 3rd place: Sabino Lara, M.D., General Surgery PGY-2, “Desmopressin Is a Transfusion Sparing Option To Reverse Platelet Dysfunction in Patients With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury”

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1st Annual Research Symposium: March 30, 2018

Visiting professor: John Holcomb, M.D., Professor of Surgery, UT Health Science Center at Houston

Awards:

  • 1st place: Christina Thorngren, M.D., MPH, Emergency Medicine PGY-3, “Innovative Approaches to Age Adjustment of D-Dimer Values for Pulmonary Embolus Across a Hospital Network”
  • 2nd place: Elisa Furay, M.D., General Surgery PGY-3, “Goal Directed Platelet Transfusions Correct Platelet Dysfunction and Improve Mortality in Patients With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury”
  • 3rd place: Brandon Oyler, D.O., Emergency Medicine PGY-3, “Outcomes From Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest After Scripting the Initiation of Mechanical CPR”

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