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420 Lexington Ave, Suite 1750
New York, NY 10170

Jul 24, 2024
5:39 PM ET

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Special Thanks and Acknowledgements

PAGNY Annual Research Day 2021 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.

2021 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., M.S.
  • Chinyere Anyaogu, M.D.
  • Victor Badner, DMD, MPH
  • Komal Bajaj M.D., M.S.-HPEd
  • Nora V. Bergasa, M.D., MACP, FAASLD, AGAF
  • Shobhana Chaudhari, M.D.
  • Matthew Klein, M.D.
  • Dimitra Lotakis, M.D.
  • Vidya Menon, M.D.
  • Joseph Morales, DDS, FACD
  • Peter K. Kim, M.D., MMM, FACS
  • Alexie Puran, M.D. M.S. FAAP CPXP
  • Judy Siegel, M.D.
  • Warren Seigel, M.D., MBA,FAAP
  • David K. Stein, M.D., FACP
  • Tuhina De O’Connor
  • Maryanne Popiel, M.D., CPE
  • Rajesh Verma, M.D., FAAEM
  • Muhammad Waseem, M.D., MS, CHHSE-A
  • Andrew Wiznia, M.D.


1st prize
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James Mariadason, M.B., B.S., FRCS(ENG)FACS

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan

Do CT Scans Accurately Predict the Presence of Appendicoliths in Appendicitis?

2nd prize
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Farbod Raiszadeh, M.D., Ph.D., FACC

NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem

Post-Discharge Experience of Patients with Congestive Heart Failure at Harlem Hospital Center

3rd prize
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Alexie Puran, M.D., M.S., FACEP, FAAP, CPXP

NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem

Impact of Art on the Human Experience in the Pediatric Emergency Department

Honorable mentions

The Effects of Food Insecurity on Congestive Heart Failure Patients at Harlem Hospital Center

  • Elliott Paintsil, M.S.
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem

Identifying the utility of dental providers in HPV prevention efforts: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2015-2018

  • Megan Cloidt, D.D.S., MPH
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi

Comparison Between the Parents’ Assessment of the Child’s Urgency of Illness and the Emergency Severity Index (ESI) in an Urban Pediatric Emergency Department

  • Yasuda Motoki, M.D.
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem

An Analysis of E-Bike and Scooter Traumatic Injuries at a Large Urban Public Hospital

  • Narayan Osti, M.D.
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem

Impact of Sarilumab with steroids in the treatment of mechanically ventilated patients with COVID 19.

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

Parental and Self-Perception of Quality of Life in Children with Sickle Cell Disease.

  • Miguel Mejia-Sang, M.D.
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln