• 2016 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 2016 meeting in Florida. 

    2016 Oral Presentation Awards

    1st Place

    Puja M. Shah, MD
    University of Virginia
    Impact of Extended versus Short Course Peri-operative Antibiotics on Surgical Site Infection in Liver Transplant Patients.

    2nd Place

    Kristina L. Guyton, MD
    University of Chicago
    Comparative genomics and phenotype analysis of paired Enterococcus faecalis strains isolated from rat colon tissues at the time of surgery and from leaking anastomoses

    3rd Place

    Simone Langness, MD
    University of California, San Diego
    Enteric Glia Cells are Critical to Limiting the Intestinal Inflammatory Response After Injury

    2016 Poster Awards

    1st Place

    Bryce Haac, MD
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
    Hand Hygiene Compliance in the Setting of Trauma Resuscitation

    2nd Place

    Anna Eley, MD
    UC Davis Medical Center
    Complex Sequence and Splicing Polymorphisms of the Human Glucocorticoid Receptor 

    3rd Place

    Andrew Benjamin, MD
    University of Chicago
    Examining The Effects of Hypoxia on Acinetobacter Soft Tissue Injuries With an Agent Based Model