Best Student Abstract

Title:  Medical School and State Efforts Towards Physician Workforce Diversity: How Do They Rank?

               Heardley Moses Murdock, B.S.

            Medical Student,

Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania


Best Housestaff Abstract

Title:  Referral Rates after Failed Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Toddlers in a Large Primary Care Network

               Kate Wallis, MD

Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics,

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Best Quality Improvement Abstract

Title:  Using Patient Navigation to Impact Distrust in the Health Care System

               Emily Verderame, MPH

Abramson Cancer Center,
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Best Research Abstract

Title:  Translating Inpatient Discharge Instructions for Families with Limited English Proficiency: Notes from the Field

               Seethalakshmi H. Davis

            BA Candidate

 Swarthmore College


Best Innovations in Medical Education Abstract

Title:  Graduate Nurse Education: Teaching Social Determinants of Health Through Simulation

Barbara Todd, DNP, CRNP, FAAN

Director, Advanced Practice and Graduate Nurse Education Demonstration,

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Best Nursing Abstract

Title:  Uncovering the Blind Spots: A Study of Advanced Practice Provider Implicit Bias Education

Lauren Weaver, PA-C

Advanced Practice Providers,
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 


QI Oral Presenter:

Title: Racial Differences in Pediatric Sepsis Alert Performance in a Children’s Hospital Emergency Department

Jenny Raman

Bachelor of Science Candidate

University of Texas-Dallas


QI Oral Presenter:

Title: Improving outcomes in patients with endocarditis and opioid use disorder

Jessica Meisner, MD

LDI Fellow, Infectious Diseases

Perelman School of Medicine