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Internal Medicine Residency Research

NYU Winthrop Hospital offers exceptional research opportunities. Internal Medicine Faculty and Residents have been highly productive, with many publications and national presentations. Residents have presented their work at national meetings such as the American College of Physicians (ACP), the American Thoracic Society (ATS), American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), American Academy of Allergy & Immunology (AAAI), and the American Society of Hematology (ASH).

Basic Science and Clinical Research opportunities are readily available through each of the divisions of the Department of Medicine, as well as in the other departments of NYU Winthrop Hospital. Nationally recognized and funded basic science and clinical research programs are ongoing in each of the divisions of the Department of Medicine. In addition, residents participate in electives at the National Institute of Health (NIH) and are engaged in research projects at the Cold Spring Harbor Research Laboratory. Our clinical and academic affiliations further add to the wealth of research opportunities.

Internal Medicine residents participate in a series of research workshops that include topics such as Critical Appraisal of the Literature, Statistics and Study Design. These skills are then applied to the residents' own research projects, as well as during Journal Club, Morning Report, and other conferences.

Annual House Staff Research Day 

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NYU Winthrop Hospital’s Annual House Staff Research Day provides a wonderful opportunity for residents to present their scholarly work. Research Day is a spectacular event, with a keynote speaker, over 100 poster presentations and invited platform presentations. Research Faculty award prizes to the most exceptional work in several categories.

Internal Medicine resident award winners on Research Day

2015 Posters of Distinction

  • Ashrei Bayewitz, MD
    Inappropriate Protein C Testing by Teaching and Non-Teaching Service Teams in Patients Hospitalized for Stroke and Venous Thromboembolism
  • Jay Patel, MD
    Aortic Annulus Sizing for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement using 3D Transesophageal Echocardiography vs. Computed Tomography

2014 Posters of Distinction

  • Lena Shalem, MD
    Quality Improvement in Inpatient Diabetes Care Decreases Wasteful HBA1C Testing
  • Jay Patel, MD 
    Clinical Outcomes Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TVAR) in patients on renal replacement Therapy (RRT)
  • Kumkum Patel, MD
    Gastro-jejunal Obstruction caused by clotting after gastric bypass: A Case Series
2013 Posters of Distinction
  • Mohammad Ali, MD
    Splenic Injury After Colonoscopy: A Rare but Life-Threatening Occurrence
  • Neha Bansal, MD 
    A Rare Case of Cushing Syndrome Secondary to Ectopic ACTH Cause by Metastatic Endometrial Adenocarcinoma
  • Laura Wolfe, DO
    Efficacy and Safety of a Novel Vascular Closure Device, Cardiva Catalyst II, Following Diagnostic Angiography

Research Presentations at National Conferences

Every year, our internal medicine residents present their research at leading national conferences across the country, giving them a unique opportunity to gain recognition for their work and network and collaborate with others in the field. View their recent research presentations.