Annual Research Day

2018 Annual Research Day

The Stamford Hospital Research Day celebrates the achievements of our system's faculty, residents and nursing staff in order to showcase the wide variety of excellent, ongoing research. We aim to honor these achievements annually.

Research Day PresentationsFor 2018's event, 66 abstracts were submitted and accepted for review in many areas of care, including nursing staff, residents from our residency programs, non-medical staff, and our faculty as well as community physicians

Our keynote address on ‘Preparing the Future of Medicine was provided by Dr. Martin Makary, an advocate for health care innovation. Research Day PresentationsAt Johns Hopkins he has served as the endowed chair of gastrointestinal surgery, director of surgical quality and safety, and founding director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Surgical Outcomes Research and Clinical Trials. He has published over 250 scientific articles, including the first description of the surgical checklist, the first study of “frailty” influencing patient outcomes, and the first series of laparoscopic pancreas islet transplant operations. He performed the original studies on surgical “never events” and safety culture measurement in health care. He currently serves as the chief of the Johns Hopkins Center for Islet Transplantation and director of the appropriateness in medicine project at Johns Hopkins.

Our Oral Presentation presenters (4) were chosen from a pool of 13 candidates:

  • DOES DEMENTIA IMPACT THE OUTCOME OF MECHANICAL VENTILATION?
    James Krinsley, MD, Alex Ortega, MD, Michael Bernstein, MD
  • EFFECTIVENESS OF A SYMPTOM-TRIGGERED THERAPY ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL PROTOCOL IN A MEDICAL STEP-DOWN UNIT
    Paul Huang, MD, Rohit Bhalla, MD, MPH
  • IS ROBOTIC ASSISTED LAPAROSCOPIC INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIR SUPERIOR TO OPEN REPAIR?
    Kristin McCoy, MD, James Clarke, MD, Brandon Madris, MD, William Symons, MD
  • TEMPORAL TRENDS AMONG PATIENTS WHO DIE AFTER ICU ADMISSION: END OF LIFE DECISIONS AND OUTCOMES
    Kimberly Gupta, MD, James Krinsley, MD

Our Poster Presentation winners (4) were:

RESEARCH

  • ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE AND EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING RATES IN THE IMMEDIATE POSTPARTUM PERIOD
    Jade Mas, MD, Setul Pardanani, MD
  • CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS ADMITTED TO THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT WITH CULTURE NEGATIVE SEPSIS
    Madhuri Tirumandas, MD, Chao Guo, MD, James Krinsley, MD

CASE STUDIES

  • TRANSNASAL SPHENOPALATINE GANGLION BLOCKAGE FOR INTRACTABLE HEADACHE SECONDARY TO SPONTANEOUS CEREBRAL SPINAL FLUID LEAK IN PREGNANCY
    Laura C Gilroy, MD and Ofer Wellisch, MD, MPH
  • FIBROEPITHELIAL POLYP OF THE BRONCHUS: VALUE OF A CRYOBIOPSY TECHNIQUE
    Pankil Desai, MD, Michael A. Bernstein, MD

2017 Research Day

Highlights of 2017's event on 5/18 included:

“The Future of Clinical Research”

Keynote speakers:
Harlan Krumholz, MD, MPH
Yale New Haven Health
Director, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

and

Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine
Place: Brace Auditorium and WP I & II, Stamford Hospital, from 7:30am to 12:30pm

Winners of 2017 Research Day are as follows:


Posters:

Research

  • Implementation of a Universal Perinatal Depression Screening and Treatment Program in a Community Health Care Setting
    Kiger Lau, MD, MPH and Setul Pardanani, MD

  • Reduction of Hypoglycemia in the Critically Ill Patient Using Nurse-Driven Root Cause Analysis
    Krista Shea, BSN, RN; Sally Gerard DNP, RN; James Krinsley MD, FCCM

Case Studies

  • Salmonella Empyema: A Case of Superinfected Pleural Effusion
    Madhuri Tirumandas, MD, Michael A. Bernstein, MD

  • Navigational Bronchoscopy Guided Cryobiopsy for Interstitial Lung Disease: Combining the best of Two Techniques
    Pankil Desai, MD, Robert Greer, MD, Robert Babkowski, MD, Michael A. Bernstein, MD

Oral Presentations

  • Time in Target Blood Glucose Range is Associated with Survival in Trauma ICU Patients
    Presented by: Kristina Kramer MD with corresponding authors James Krinsley MD, Kevin Dwyer MD, FACS

  • Melanocytic Outcomes Identified With Time-Lapse Total Body Photography and Dermatoscopy
    Presented by: Rhett J. Drugge, MD with corresponding authors Elizabeth D. Drugge, PhD, MPH, Rebecca M.Sarac, BS, Audel A. McKoy, BS, Juthi Aziz

To see the recordings form the 2nd Annual Research Day, please watch our recordings below: