• 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. 

    2019 Oral Presentation Awards

    1st Place

    Jared Forrester, MD
    Stanford Health Care
    An Adaptive Surgical Infection Prevention Program in Ethiopia Improves Quality and Reduces Postoperative Infections 

    2nd Place

    Nichole E. Starr, MD, MPH
    University of California, San Francisco
    Comprehensive improvement of infection prevention practices in Ethiopia: Further refining the Lifebox Clean Cut program

    3rd Place

    Brian T. Young, MD
    MetroHealth Medical Center
    Trauma Center Ratings in Hospital Compare: Poor Performance or Biased Modeling?

    2019 Mini Oral Awards

    1st Place

    Christina X Zhang, MD
    Washington University St. Louis
    Temporary Abdominal Closure is Associated with Increased Risk for Fungal Intraabdominal Infections in Trauma Patients 

    2nd Place

    Shalwa Mohidul, MD
    Grand Strand Medical Center
    An analysis of mortality in patients with colorectal carcinoma undergoing elective versus emergent colectomies 

    3rd Place

    Javier E. Rincon, MD
    Washington University School of Medicine
    Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis associated bacteremia has worse outcomes