• 2018 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 mini oral 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 2018 meeting in Westlake Village, CA. 

    2018 Oral Presentation Awards

    1st Place

    Lynn Frydrych, MD
    University of Michigan
    Global Defects in Neutrophil and Monocyte Function Offer New Targets to Improve Sepsis Survival in Obese, Diabetic Mice

    2nd Place

    Katherine Albutt, MD
    Harvard Medical Center
    Patient-Monitored Surgical Site Infections in Karachi, Pakistan

    3rd Place

    Sarah Posillico, MD
    MetroHealth Medical Center
    Current Evaluation of Antibiotic Usage in Complicated Intraabdominal Infection After the STOP IT Trial: Did We STOP IT?

    2018 Mini Oral Awards

    1st Place

    Nathan Elwood, MD
    University of Virginia
    Fever and Trauma are Protective in ICU-Acquired Infections

    2nd Place

    Theodore Delmonico, MD
    Brown University
    A comparison of post-injury infectious outcomes in elderly patients with Medicare vs private insurance 

    3rd Place

    Viktor Gabriel, MD
    University of California, Irvine
    A Propensity Score Analysis of Clostridium Difficile Infection Among Adult Trauma Patients

    2018 Case Report Winner

    Nirbhay Jain, MD
    Washington University St. Louis
    Chronic Femoral Osteomyelitis due to Cladophialophora in an Immunocompetent Patient