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420 Lexington Ave, Suite 1750
New York, NY 10170

Jul 17, 2024
3:16 PM ET

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PAGNY Research Day 2020

Special Thanks and Acknowledgements

PAGNY Research Day 2020 was made possible by the hard work and generous contributions of many people. Thanks to the PAGNY and PAGNY Health & Research Foundation Boards of Directors for their support and to the PAGNY Health & Research Committee for its guidance. A special thanks to our Judges (listed below) who chose the best of the submitted abstracts contained in the following pages. We also thank Beluga Studio for the production of Research Day Compendium and for producing our Research Day Zoom Webcast. A very special thanks to Tania Ramirez and Xiomara Rivera, who worked tirelessly to attend to every last detail for today’s program.

Finally, we thank all of our participants, attendings, residents and students that took part in this year’s events. It is their search for new clinical knowledge that makes this event successful. We dedicate this event to you and your pursuits for professional development, intellectual curiosity, and knowledge sharing.

2020 Judges

We heartily thank our esteemed judges who volunteered their precious time to review the abstracts and select the very best of PAGNY clinician research for today’s program.

  • Victor Alemany, M.D., MS
  • Victor Badner, D.M.D., M.P.H.
  • Komal Bajaj M.D., MS-HPEd
  • Lilliam Barrios-Paoli, Ph.D.
  • Nora V. Bergasa, M.D., MACP, FAASLD, AGAF
  • Shobhana Chaudhari, M.D.
  • Moutushi Kundu, M.D.
  • Dimitra Lotakis, M.D.
  • Kim Peter, M.D.
  • Alexie Puran, M.D. MS FAAP CPXP
  • Warren Siegel, M.D.


1st prize
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Vidya Menon, M.D., FACP

NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

Predictors of Mortality in critically ill patients on mechanical ventilation for COVID-19 infections.

2nd prize
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Victor S. Alemany, M.D., M.S.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan

Appendiceal Adenocarcinoma Found by Surgery for Acute Appendicitis is Associated with Older Age.

3rd prize
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Vidya Menon, M.D., FACP

NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

Short term impact of COVID-19 pandemic in mental and social determinants of health in Ambulatory Care population in South Bronx, a pilot study.

Honorable mentions

Clinical Features, Maternal and Fetal Outcomes in SARS-CoV2 PCR Positive Pregnant Women Admitted to a New York City Hospital in the Bronx.

  • Vidya Menon, M.D., FACP
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

Lactate and Lactate Clearance to Predict Mortality in Pediatric Sepsis: A Systematic Review and Diagnostic Meta-Analysis.

  • Muhammad Waseem, M.D., M.S.
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Burnout, PTSD, Coronavirus Anxiety, and Compassion Fatigue Among Staffs at a Hospital in the Bronx.

  • Vidya Menon, M.D., FACP
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

The Role of Contralateral Extremity X-ray in the Diagnosis of Fractures After Trauma in Pediatric Patients.

  • Priyanka Rana
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan

Clinical Findings Post Hospital Discharge in Patients with COVID-19: a Telephone Interview Study.

  • Marlon Oliva, M.D.
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan

Are Infants Doubling Their Birthweight Sooner?

  • Muhammad Waseem, M.D., M.S.
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

Examination of the Interpersonal Theory of Suicide and Parental Relationships in Latina Adolescents at a Visiting Emergency Department.

  • Flynn Kelly
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

Identification of Patients at Risk for Alcohol Withdrawal by the use of the Prediction of Alcohol Withdrawal Severity Scale.

  • Joanna Lenik M.D.
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan

The Impact of a Novel Emergency Department (ED) Forward Treatment Area (FTA) During the NYC COVID-19 Surge.

  • Joshua Moskovitz, M.D.
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi