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American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) Annual Meeting | 2023

The following physician residents with the Thomas Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program (THIMRP) presented as resident primary authors at the CHEST conference in October 2023. CHEST, the American College of Chest Physicians, is the global leader in advancing best patient outcomes through innovative chest medicine education, clinical research, and team-based care.​

Dr. Unwam Jumbo

  • A Rare Case Of Recurrent Pericarditis With Effusion Caused By Multiple Viral Coinfections (Coxsackievirus, Epstein-Barr Virus, And Parvovirus) In An Immunocompetent Patient ​​

Dr. William Scott Kutsche

  • The Impact of Immunosuppression Caused by Uncontrolled Diabetes Increasing Tuberculosis Susceptibility ​​

Dr. Charles Mansour

  • Vaping And VATS: A Case Of Bilateral Pneumothoraces In A Healthy Young Female
  • The Diagnostic Potential Of The Ion Robotic Navigational Bronchoscopy System: Successful Biopsy Of A 4.5 Mm Malignant Lung Nodule With An Actionable Mutation
  • Portal Vein Pneumatosis And Pneumatosis Intestinalis With Superior Mesenteric Artery Occlusion In A COVID-19 Patient: A Case Report ​​

Dr. Juwairiah Mohammad –

  • Antibiotic Stewardship Combined With An Intensivist Program's Impact On Carbapenem Use In Critical Care Units
  • The Eyes As A Window To The Heart: A Case Of Infective Endocarditis Presenting With Endophthalmitis
  • Frozen In Time: Hypokalemic Paralytic Attacks Leading To Severe Rhabdomyolysis​​

Dr. Alixandra Ryan

  • A Case of Ketoacidosis and Lactic Acidosis with Osmolar Gap due to Alcohol Use and Starvation Ketosis
  • A Case Of Spontaneous Bacterial Empyema In A Patient With Congenital Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: A Late Complication Of Fontan Circulation​​

Dr. Sravani Singu

  • Intensivist Program's Impact On A Mixed Covid-19 ICU's Length Of Stay, Ventilator Days, Clabsi Rate, Cauti Rate, Hospital-Associated Venous Thromboembolism Rate, And Mortality

THIMRP faculty members who are co-authors on the various scholarly research accepted for presentation at CHEST 2023 include Dr. Michael Broadwell, Dr. David Clarkson, Dr. Fulton DeFour, Dr. Adrian Divittorio, Dr. Wendell Erdman, Dr. Jose Galeas, Dr. Mina Jacob, Dr. Chibuzo Odigwe, Dr. Michael Pursley, Dr. Daren Scroggie, Dr. Suzana Sogorovic, Dr. Dhruv Vasant and Dr. Michael Wilson.