• 2017 Resident Award

    The top resident presentations at the annual meeting will be recognized with the awarding of Resident Awards to the top three oral and the top posters presentations at the annual meeting. All residents are eligible to be considered for these prizes. Judging is based on the abstract submitted, the presentation at the meeting and how the residents respond to questions. Herein listed are the winners from the SIS 2017 meeting in St. Louis, MO. 

    2017 Oral Presentation Awards

    1st Place

    John Griepentrog, MD
    UPMC
    Blue Light Reduces Neutrophil Influx in Acute Lung Injury

    2nd Place

    Nathan R. Blecker, MD
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Quality of Reporting on Compliance with Evidence-Based Measures to Prevent Surgical Site Infections in the Morbidity and Mortality Review

    3rd Place

    Julie A. Stortz, MD
    University of Florida Shands Hospital
    Biomarker Evidence to Support Persistent Inflammation Immunosuppression and Catabolism Syndrome (PICS) in Surgical Patients with Chronic Critical Illness Following Sepsis

    2017 Poster Awards

    1st Place

    Puja M. Shah, MD
    University of Virginia
    Raging Hormones: Inflammatory Differences in Young and Geriatric Trauma Patients

    2nd Place

    Deepa Cherla, MD
    University of Texas Health Science Center
    A Comparison of Self-Reported Conflict of Interest in the Surgical Infections Literature to the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services Open Payments Database

    3rd Place

    Christopher B. Horn, MD
    Washington University
    Traumatic Injury is Associated with a 3-fold Increase in the Frequency of the Diagnosis of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP)

    2017 Case Report Winners

    1st Place

    Sara E. Parli, PharmD
    University of Kentucky
    Capnocytophaga meningitis, bacteremia and septic shock following a dog bite in an asplenic patient

    2nd Place

    Andrew Wang, MD
    Naval Medical Center San Diego
    Infected Urachal Cyst: An Unusual Cause of Small Bowel Obstruction in a Two-Year-Old