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  • Guerry R. and O’Donnell L. “Palliative Care Across the Continuum”. Delaware Medical Journal. April 2017
  • Daya S., Friedland A., Divatia H., Barrow S. “Leadership Excellence EDucation- Residents/Fellows (LEED-R): A Novel Interdisciplinary GME Leadership Elective”. Society of General Internal Medicine. Poster. April 2017
  • Magliola R and Friedland, A. “Recruitment Committee 2017”. Med-Peds Program Directors Annual Meeting. Poster. April 2017
  • Kahal D., Szabo S. Singh-Patel R. HIV Program Communication:  A Pilot to Improve HIV Inpatient Clinical Care and HIV Outpatient Health Outcomes. American College of Physicians. Poster. 2017
  • Divatia H, Horton T. Prolonged QTc and cardiac arrest: Questions to Hone for Methadone. Society of General Internal Medicine. Poster. April 2017
  • Silverman B., Msambichaka L., and Donnelly J. Chapter 29. Heart Disease. Obesity Medicine. Management of Obesity in Women’s Health Care. 2017
  • Chen D, Sahir I. Violence and Childhood. Delaware Journal of Public Health. October 2016
  • Bhamidipati S., Elliott D., Justice E., Belleh E., Sonnad S., Robinson E. Structure and Outcome of Interdisciplinary Rounds in Hospitalized Medicine Patients: A Systematic Review and Suggested Taxonomy. Journal of Hospital Medicine. July 2016
  • Cipolle M., Ingraham L., Bailey C., Pirrung, J., Meyer E., Manta C., Nightingale A., Robinson E., Tinkoff G.. Embedding a Trauma Hospitalist in the Trauma Service Reduced Mortality and 30-day Trauma Related Readmissions. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. July 2016
  • Donnelly J. Cardiac Disease in Survivors of Pediatric Cancer. AAP Grand Rounds Commentary. May 2016
  • Donnelly J. Financing U.S. Graduate Medical Education: A Policy Position Paper of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine. May 2016
  • Mardis M., Mardis T.,Holdinsky S., Donnelly J., Ragozine-Bush H., Riesenberg L. Bedside Shift to Shift Handoffs: A Systematic Review of the Literature, Journal of Nursing Care Quality. Jan – March 2016
  • Aronica M, Friedland A. Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Senior Resident Career Choices (2014-2106). Med-Peds Program Directors Association. Poster
  • Donnelly M, Lubrano L, Radabaugh C, Lukela M, Friedland A, Ruch-Ross H. The Med-Peds Hospitalist Workforce: Results From the American Academy of Pediatrics Workforce Survey. Hospital Pediatrics 2015; 5:574-579
  • Bley B,  Abid W. Imaging of Tendinopathy: A Physician’s Perspective. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. November 2015; 45 (11): 826-828
  • Burday M, Aboff B, Donnelly J, Deutsch J. Identifying and Coaching Emotional Intelligence to Improve Teamwork. Academic Internal Medicine Insight. Oct 2015.
  • Donnelly M, Thorton S, Radabaugh C, Friedland A, Cross JT, Ruch-Ross H. Characteristics of the Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Workforce, Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Perspectives in American Journal of Medicine, Dec. 2015 (Accepted for publication)
  • Ewen E, LeComte J, Lopresto B, Schenck S. The Impact of Chronic Opioid Therapy for Non-Cancer Related Pain on the Delivery of Preventive Services and Chronic Disease Management in Primary Care Practices. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. 2015
  • Ewen E, LeComte J, Lopresto B, Schenck S. The Impact of and Interaction between Chronic Opioid Therapy and Behavioral Health Comorbidities on Hospital, Emergency Department, and Primary Care Utilization in a Large Integrated Health System. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. 2015.
  • O’Toole J, Friedland A, Gonzaga AR, Hartig JR, Holliday S, Lukela M, Moutsios SA, Kolarik R. The Practice Patterns of Recently Graduated Internal Medicine-Pediatric Hospitalists. Hospital Pediatrics 2015; 5; 309-314 PMED 26034162
  • Davis J, Riesenberg L, Mardis M, Donnelly J, Benningfield B, Youngstrom M, Vetter I. Evaluating Outcomes of Electronic Tools Supporting Physician Shift-to-Shift Handoffs: A Systematic Review. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. June 2015, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 174-180 PMED 26221430
  • Peter A. Burke, D.O.; Michael T. Vest, D.O.; Hemant Kher, Ph.D.; Joseph Deutsch, M.D.; Sneha Daya, M.D. Improving Resident Performance Through A Simulated Rapid Response Team: A Pilot Study. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. July 2015, Vol 115, 444-450
  • Patel V, Elliott E. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Identify Causes for Readmission Following Revascularization. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. 2015.
  • Burday M, Slack D, Hess J, Deutsch J, Donnelly J, Aboff B. Intern Orientation – A New Beginning. Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine Spring Meeting. April 2015
  • Roofeh D, Uzelac G, Donnelly, J. Dialing Down Chest Pain: A Case of “Atypical Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath”. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation. April 2015.
  • Aggarwal A, Donnelly J, Raman T. The Problem of Persistent, Progressive Pneumonia. American College of Physicians Delaware Annual Scientific Meeting Poster Presentation. Feb 2015
  • Bley B. Use of Ultrasound in Musculoskeletal Medicine. Delaware Academy of Family Physicians Sports Medicine Symposium. Feb 2015.
  • Shalaby M, Yaich S, Donnelly J, Chippendale R, DeOliviera, Noronha C. “X + Y Scheduling Models for Internal Medicine Programs- A Look Back and a Look Forward”. Journal Graduate Medical Education. Dec 2014; 639-642
  • Szabo S, Preininger L, Ewen E, James C, Singh-Patel SR, Cantwell-McNelis K, Miner S. “The influence of HIV infection on non-infectious comorbidities in an aging cohort” (Abstract 16). 5th International Workshop on HIV & Aging. Baltimore, Maryland. October 2014
  • Khan O, Donnelly J, Prater C, Testa K, Merriam, A. Developing and sustaining residency tracks in global health at an independent academic medical center. Annals of Global Health Journal. Sept 2014
  • Patel V, Weintraub WS, Robinson EJ, Kerzner R, Salam T, Elliott DJ. “Factors Contributing to Readmissions for Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease”. SGIM 2014 Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting (New York, NY) and 2014 Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA).
  • Elliott DJ, Williams KD, Wu P, Kher HV, Michalec B, Colletti CM, Reinbold N, Dressler, RM. “A Novel Intervention Improving Patient Transitions from the Emergency Department to the Medical Intensive Care Unit”. Academy Health Annual Meeting June 2014.
  • Testa K. Moderator, American Public Health Association national meeting. “Global Health in Graduate Medical Education.”, October 2014.
  • Khan O, Derman R Testa K. “Why We Should Care About Global Health”. Delaware Medical Journal. Feb 2014; 86 (2); 49-51.
  • Elliott DJ, Fanari Z, Kolm P, Weintraub WS. “Predicting Readmission Risk Following Coronary Revascularization”. AHA Quality of Care and Outcomes Research, Baltimore, M.D. June 2014.
  • Comer D, Couto J, Aguiar R, Wu P, Elliott, DJ. “A New Frontier: Using Pharmacy Claims within the EHR to Conduct Medication Reconciliation in Primary Care Practice”. ISPOR Annual Meeting 2014.
  • Comer D, Elliott DJ, Harris D. “Policy Implications of Linked Pharmacy Claims to Improve Electronic Health Record Interoperability”. Academy Health 2014. San Diego, CA.
  • Michalec B, Reinbold N, Dressler R, Laskowski-Jones L, Adarve L, Elliott DJ. “Barriers to and Facilitators of Interprofessional-Interdepartmental Interventions: Unearthing Departmental Culture”. American Journal of Medical Quality, published online January 2014.
  • Elliott DJ, Young RS, Brice J, Aguiar R, Kolm P. “The Impact of Hospitalist Workload on the Quality and Efficiency of Care”. JAMA Internal Medicine. May 2014; 174 (5): 786-793
  • Jurkovitz CJ, Kolm P, Elliott DJ, Bowen J, Weintraub WS. “Decrease of Glomerular Filtration Rate at 30-day Readmission after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.”  American Society of Nephrology National Meeting, November 2013.
  • Elliott DJ, Patel V, Kolm P, Bowen J, Kerzner R, Weintraub WS. “Suboptimal Longitudinal Risk Factor Control Following Coronary Revascularization in a Community Setting”. American Heart Association Annual Meeting 2013. Dallas, TX.
  • Simmons R, Plumb J, Donnelly J, Martin, P, Brody, C, Todd, T. “Experiential Global Health Education for the Health Professions: Lessons Learned from Experience-Based Learning for Students, Residents and Healthcare and Population Health Professionals”. Consortium of Universities for Global Health National Meeting. Washington DC 2014.
  • Ewen E, Schenc S, Donnelly, J. “Embracing the Huddle in a Resident Clinic”. 2014 National SGIM Meeting, San Diego, CA.
  • Donnelly J, Jordan, J. “Synchronized Admissions as a Tool for Multi-disciplinary Team Leading and Direct Observation”. 2014 Association of Program Directors Spring Meeting. Nashville, TN
  • Elliott DJ, Robinson EJ, Xu X, Anthony K, and Stillman P. “Patient-Centered Outcomes of a Value-Based Insurance Design Program for Patients with Diabetes”. Population Health Management 2013;16: 99-106
  • Bove AA, Homko CJ, Santamore WP, Kashem M, Kerper M, Elliott DJ. “Managing Hypertension in Urban Underserved Subjects using Telemedicine – a Clinical Trial”. American Heart Journal. 165:4 (615-21) 2013 April
  • Spear, ML, Guillen U, Elliott DJ, Roettger, Zukowsky K. “The use of role play for interdisciplinary teaching of palliative care communication skills”.  Journal of Palliative Medicine.  16(8); 1-2
  • Bove A, Homko CJ, Santamore WP, Kashem M, Kerper M, Elliott DJ. “Managing Hypertension in Urban Underserved Subjects using Telemedicine – a Clinical Trial.”  American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting March 2013.
  • Spear ML, Elliott DJ, Guillen U, Roettger L, Zukowsky K. “The Use of Role Playing for Interdisciplinary Teaching in Palliative Care Communication Skills”. American Academy of Pediatrics 2013 Annual Meeting.
  • Elliott DJ, Mearns ES, Comer D, Olivere L, Couto JE. “The New Frontier of Medication Reconciliation: Assessing an Electronic Medication Refill History in Primary Care” Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, Denver CO, April 2013
  • Comer D, Couto J, Aguiar R, Kolm P, Elliott DJ. “Exploring Medication Discrepancies through Linked Pharmacy Claims”  Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, Denver CO, April 2013
  • Elliott DJ, Young RS, Kolm P, Aguiar R, Brice J. “Hospitalist Physician Workload: Does it Matter?” Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, Denver CO, April 2013
  • Comer D, Couto J, Aguiar R, Ratledge E, Elliott DJ. “Characterizing Medication Fills Through Linked Administrative Pharmacy Claims.” International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, May 2013.
  • Friedland A., Salam HA., Kaelber DC. “Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Program Directors’ Professional Activity”. Delaware Medical Journal. May 2013;85 (5); 141-144
  • Bhattacharya S, Chatterjee D, Niyogi S, Chauhan N, Sudar A. “Risk Factors for Incomplete Immunization in Children with HIV Infection”. Indian J Pediatr. May 2013
  • Talente G, LeComte J. SGIM Announces the Formation of the Adults with Complex Conditions Originating in Childhood Task Force
  • Bates KC, Nourie C, Hanks C, Friedland A. “Legal Option, Challenges and Insights in Supporting Young Adults”. SGIM FORUM April 2013; 36 (4), 6,13-14.
  • Mann K, Hoffman A, Miller D, Chadwick S, Bratcher D. “The Effect of a Patient and Family Centered Care Curriculum on Pediatrics Residents’ Patient Centeredness”. JGME March 2013; 5 (1); 36-40.
  • Dingfield L, Friedland A. “A Case of a Young Adult with Myelomeningocele: A Transition to Adult Health Care”. SGIM FORUM March 2013; 36 (3), 10-11.
  • Branch KR, Bresnahan BW, Veenstra DL, Shuman WP, Weintraub WS, Busey, JM, Elliott DJ, Mitsumori LM, Strote J, Jobe K, Dubinsky T, Caldwell JH. “Economic Outcome of Cardiac CT-based Evaluation and Standard of Care for Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome in the Emergency Department: A Decision-Analytic Model”.  Academic Radiology 2012; 19(3):265-73.
  • Testa, K, Prater, C, Merriam, A, Khan, O, Donnelly J, Thompson, S. “Utilizing a Shared Curriculum to Foster Specialty-Specific Global Health Tracks at an Independent Academic Medical Center” 2013. Consortium of Universities for Global Health National Meeting Poster Presentation.
  • Drees M, Friedland AR, Aboff B, Elliott DJ. “Development of a Research Track to Facilitate Resident Research Success: A Work in Progress”. Poster Presentation at the Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting. March 2012, Newark, DE.
  • Kao RL, Justice EM, Belleh E, Easterby-Gannett, S, Elliott DJ. “Faculty-Librarian Collaboration on an Evidence-Based Medicine Block Curriculum in Internal Medicine Residency”. Poster Presentation at the Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting. March 2012, Newark, DE; and Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, April 2012, Orlando, FL.
  • Elliott DJ, J Brice, R Young, P Kolm. “The Association between Hospitalist Physician Workload and Length of Stay.” Oral presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting. April 2012, Orlando, FL.
  • Dressler R, Kher H, Coletti C, Depietro M, Michalec B, Reinbold N, Elliott DJ. “MICU Alert Team – A novel intervention to improve door to MICU time”. AAMC Quality and Safety Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 2012.
  • Elliott DJ, Robinson EJ, Xu X, Anthony K, Stillman P, Fendrick AM. “Factors Associated with Participation in a Voluntary Value-Based Insurance Design Initiative”. Academy Health Annual Conference, Orlando FL, June 2012.
  • Comer D, Couto J, Elliott DJ. “Identifying medication discrepancies through linked administrative pharmacy claims.” American Society of Health System Pharmacy Midyear Clinical Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, November 2012.
  • Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Asthma. 49 Clinical Questions. 2012.Section 1: Questions 1-5 pages 1-25. Robert Heinle, M.D.
    • How Big of a Problem is Childhood Asthma?
    • Who is at Risk for Developing Asthma?
    • Which Groups of Children are Most Impacted by Childhood Asthma?
    • The Asthma of Most of My Patients Seems Very Mild. Do Children Really Die of Asthma?
    • Do Children Outgrow Asthma? What is the Evolution of Asthma throughout Childhood?

    Section IV: Questions 17-18 pages 89-97. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.

    • What is the Role of Viral Infections in Pediatric Asthma?
    • Are There Other infections that are Important?

    Section IX: Question 44 pages 225-229. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.

    • Why is the influenza Vaccine so Important for the Patient Diagnosed with Asthma and What Other Vaccines do my Patients Need?

    Section V: Questions 27, 31 Pages 121-125 and 157-163. Brad Bley, D.O., CSCS

    • What is Exercise Induced Asthma?
    • How is Exercise Induced Asthma Diagnosed and Treated?
  • Friedland A, Queller-Rintel H, Unnikrishnan D, Paul D. “Field Trips as a Novel Means of Experiential Learning in Ambulatory Pediatrics”. Journal of Graduate Medical Education; June 2012: 246-253.
  • Jurkovitz C, Elliott DJ, Li S, Saab G, Bomback AS, Norris KC, Chen S, McCullough PA, Whaley-Connell A. “Physician Utilization, Risk Factor Control, and Chronic Kidney Disease Progression Among Participants in the Kidney Early Evaluation Program”  American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Am J Kidney Dis 2012;59:S24-33.
  • Elliott DJ, Robinson EJ, Xu X, Anthony K, Stillman P. Patient-Centered Outcomes of a Value-Based Insurance Design Program for Patients with Diabetes. Population Health Management. 2013 April; 16 (2): 99-106.
  • Kao R, Justice E, Belleh E, Easterby-Gannett S, Elliott D. “Faculty-Librarian Collaboration on an Evidence-Based Medicine Block Curriculum in Internal Medicine”. Society of General Internal Medicine Mid Atlantic Meeting Poster Session 2012 and National Society of General Internal Medicine 2012
  • Drees M, Friedland A, Aboff B, Elliott D. “Development of a Research Track to Facilitate Resident Research Success: A Work in Progress”. Society of General Internal Medicine Mid Atlantic Meeting Poster Session 2012
  • Erin Meyer, D.O. “Antibiotic Resistance and Therapeutic Restraint” Abstract. Delaware American College of Physicians Annual Conference. February 2012
  • Jennifer Gauntt and Erin Meyer, D.O. “A Clear Cut Pneumonia Becomes Hazy”. American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Med-Peds Poster Presentation and Society of Hospital Medicine National Conference. Oct 2011 and April 2012.
  • Lee B, Donnelly J. “A Rare Cause of Neck Pain”. Delaware American College of Physicians Annual Poster Session: February 2012.
  • Friedland A, Bianchetta T, Elliott D. “Back to School: Using Physicians to Teach Middle School Health”. Delaware Medical Journal. September 2011, 83 (9); 277-28.
  • Mueller C, Friedland A, Holliday S. “Combined Residency Programs and Combined Residents: How Medicine Chief Residents Can Survive the Year”. A Textbook for Today’s Chief Medical Resident. Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine. 19th 2011; 47-54.
  • LeComte J. “Transition of Patients from Pediatrics to Adult Care”. American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians Preview. Featured Scientific Article. August 2011.
  • Elliott DJ, Robinson EJ, Herrman JA, Sanford M, Riesenberg LA. “Systemic Barriers to Diabetes Management in Primary Care: A Qualitative Analysis of Delaware Physicians”. American Journal of Medical Quality. July/August 2011 26: 284-290

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Presentations/Workshops

  • John Donnelly, M.D. and Erin Meyer, D.O. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. “Clinical Pearls”. May 2017
  • John Donnelly, M.D. Plenary Co-speaker, Med-Peds Program Directors’ Annual Meeting; “GME Finance Reform, the IOM and the Future of GME Funding: How to Avoid the Hunger Games for Med-Peds Training”. April 2017
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. Plenary Co-speaker, Med-Peds Program Directors’ Annual Meeting; “Med-Peds 50 Years Looking Back”. April 2017
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. Workshop co-presenter, Med-Peds Program Directors’ Annual Meeting; “Cultivating Med-Peds Interest: Interest Group Development, Expansion and Innovation.” April 2017
  • Gia Uzelac, M.D., Christine Herdman, M.D., Jennifer LeComte, D.O. Everything You Always Wanted to Know about the Adult (Medical) World (but didn’t have anyone to ask). Pediatrics Grand Rounds. duPont Hospital for Children. February 2017
  • David Chen, M.D. Wilmington and the Social Determinants of Health. Pediatrics Grand Rounds. Christiana Care Health System. February 2017
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. Bridging Partnerships with Patients and Providers in Transition to Adult Care. Grand Rounds. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. University of Maryland. January 2017.
  • Himani Divatia, D.O. Update Allergy and Anaphylaxis. Pediatrics Grand Rounds. Christiana Care Health System. January 2017
  • Stephanie Guarino, M.D. Young Adult and Oncology and Hematology Transitions. Medicine Grand Rounds, Christiana Care Health System. January 2017
  • Elizabeth Muth, M.D. Medication History and Reconciliation. Medicine Grand Rounds, Christiana Care Health System November 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. Speaker, Conrad School of Sciences and Math Middle School, Healthy Living Day 2016, Medical Society of Delaware; “What a 7th Grader Needs to Know”, November 2016
  • John A. Donnelly, M.D. Shift Cards in the Resident Outpatient Clinic – Providing feedback to residents and informing your Clinical Competency Committee. Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine National Skills Conference. National Harbor, MD. October 2016.
  • John A. Donnelly, M.D. X+Y Scheduling: How to turn the Rubik’s Cube into a Paint by Numbers. Alliance of Academic Internal Medicine Skills Conference. National Meeting. National Harbor, MD. October 2016
  • Daniel Elliott, M.D. Implementation, healthcare innovation, market change. Executive MBA Class at Georgetown University. 2016
  • Himani Divatia, D.O. Physician Wellness. Addressing Burnout, Depersonalization and Career Satisfaction. Delaware State Osteopathic Society. Annual Meeting. May 2016
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. Too Old for the Pediatrician? Managing Transitions in Care. Pediatrics Grand Rounds Christiana Care Health System. May 2016
  • John Donnelly, M.D.. Faculty Burnout and Resiliency: Shifting the Balance Towards Wellness. Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine. Workshop. April 2016
  • Anthony Gannon, M.D.. Transitions of Care in Diabetes. Medicine Grand Rounds. Department of Medicine. April 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Med-Peds Update. Annual Meeting, Med-Peds Program Directors’ Association. April 2016
  • Sneha Daya, M.D., Himani, Divatia, D.O. and Allen Friedland, M.D. “LEED-R: A Guide to Developing a Leadership Skills Curriculum for Trainees” Med-Peds Program Directors’ Association. Workshop. April 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. and Jennifer LeComte, D.O. So You Want to Apply to Med-Peds. Med-Peds Interest Group First Year Class; Keck School of Medicine of University of South California. March 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. and Jennifer LeComte, D.O. So You Want to Apply to Med-Peds. Med-Peds Interest Group Fourth Year Class; Keck School of Medicine of University of South California. March 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. Milestones of Med-Peds History, Leadership Successes. Med-Peds Residency Program Meeting. Keck School of Medicine University of South California. March 2016
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. and Allen Friedland, M.D. Too Old for the Pediatrician? Pediatrics Grand Rounds. Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California. March 2016
  • Dave Chen, M.D. Gun Violence: The Emerging Public Health Model- Approaches in Delaware to Reducing Gun Violence Through Evidence-Based Intervention and Public Policy. Medical Society Round Table Discussion. March 2016.
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. How to Become a Med-Peds Physician, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Interest Groups, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine. 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. Post-Match Reflections About Med-Peds. Greater Philadelphia Med-Peds Interest Group. 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. Introduction to Med-Peds. Interest Group Meeting. Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra 2016
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. Milestones of Med-Peds History, Leadership Successes. The University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Med-Peds Program Retreat (inaugural); Keynote Speaker. 2015
  • Sangeeta Bhattacharya, M.D. (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur). AAP Section of International Child Health Abstract Symposium. Impact on Haemophilus Influenzae Type b Vaccine in Children and Their Families Affected By HIV. 2015.
  • Prater C. , Maru P. Global Health Series: An Analysis of the British Health System. Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. August 2015.
  • Erin Meyer, D.O. Wilderness Medicine. The Specialty You Didn’t Know You Practiced. Wilmington New Castle Pediatric Association Annual Meeting. 2015.
  • Seth Torregiani, D.O. Asylum Seekers. Global Health Series. March 2015.
  • Bley B. Use of Ultrasound in Musculoskeletal Medicine. Delaware Academy of Family Physicians Sports Medicine Symposium. Feb 2015.
  • Bley B. Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Management of Chronic Tendinopathy. ATI Physical Therapy Educational Seminar. Jan 2015.
  • Allison Buonocore, M.D., Tony Bianchetta, M.D. Allen Friedland, M.D. Healthy Living Week. 2014. Middle Schools New Castle County. Nov 2014.
  • John Donnelly, M.D. Scheduling in an X+Y Schedule. Avoiding Roadblocks and Maximizing the Resident Experience. Alliance of Academic Internal Medicine, APDIM Spring Meeting. Chief Conference 2015. Co-Presenters. Craig Noronha, M.D., Katherine Suddarth, M.D., Julia Clemmons, M.D.
  • Bley B. Basics of Concussion Management. Musculoskeletal Examination Basics. University of Delaware Department of Nursing. Nov 2014.
  • John Donnelly, M.D. Identifying & Coaching Emotional Intelligence to Improve Teamwork. Alliance of Academic Internal Medicine, Academic Internal Medicine Week National Meeting 2014. Co-Presenters: Brian Aboff, M.D., Joseph Deustch, M.D., Matthew Burday, D.O.
  • Bley B. Use of Ultrasound in Musculoskeletal Medicine. Delaware Orthopedic Symposium. Oct 2014.
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. Best Practices in Transition Care for Young Adults with Special Health Care Needs. Autism Delaware. June 2014
  • Karla Testa, M.D. “Developing Global Health Tracks through a Shared Global Health Curriculum. The Experience from Christiana Care Health System” and “How do I find a Residency which Prepares me for Global Health”. Delaware Health Science Alliance. June 2014.
  • John Donnelly, M.D. “From Simon Cowell to FATCOWS: Taking Feedback from Awful to Awesome”. Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine Spring Meeting. Co-Presenters: Heather Ragozine M.D., Matthew Burday, D.O. April 2014
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Transition to Adult Services”. Society of General Internal Medicine Symposium. May 2014
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Successful Transition Models. Pediatrics to Adult Medicine”. New York Mid Atlantic Consortium for Genetic and Newborn Screening Services. May 2014
  • Roshni Guerry, M.D. “Management of Acute and Chronic Pain in Inpatient Settings”. Delaware Pain Initiative Conference. April 2014
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. et al. “Caring for Adults with Complex Conditions Originating in Childhood: Building Bridges to Ensure High Quality Longitudinal Care”. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. April 2013
  • Brad Bley, D.O. “Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: A Clinical and Research Focus”. University of Delaware – Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology Biomechanics and Movement Science Program – BIOMS. March 2014
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Transitions for Families”. Families Speaking Up. February 2014
  • Dan Elliott, M.D. “Readmission Risk Prediction in Bridging the Divides.” Christiana Care Value Institute Scholars Meeting. Newark, DE. January 2014
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Becoming an Adult. Transitioning to Adult Services”. Career and Life Studies and Certificate Program at University of Delaware. 2014
  • Dan Elliott, M.D. “Metrics and Early Findings in Bridging the Divides.” Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, Baltimore, M.D. February 2014
  • Dan Elliott, M.D. “Quality and Safety Operating System v 3.0 – Moving to Population Health Perspective”. Christiana Care Presidents Cabinet. March 2014
  • Dan Elliott, M.D. “Overview and Early Findings in Bridging the Divides.” Delaware HealthCare Forum, Dover, DE. April 2014
  • Katz S, Baum K, Paje D, Elliott DJ, Umscheid C, Verrapaneni N. “How to Get Straight As in the Care of Your Hospitalized Patient by Practicing Evidence-Based Medicine: A Hands-on Workshop” Society for Hospital Medicine National Meeting, 2013, Washington, D.C.
  • Smith B, Aung K, Beyth R, Kaatz S, Elliott DJ. “Eyes Wide Open: Guidance on Guidelines when they Guide Differently.” Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting 2014, San Diego, CA.
  • John Donnelly, M.D. “Putting Recent Literature into Practice”. American College of Physicians Delaware Annual Meeting. Feb 2014
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. “The Nuts and Bolts of Successful Transition to Adult Care Services for Youth with Disabilities”, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, Adolescent Medicine Section Meeting. Oct 2013
  • Brad Bley, D.O. “Musculoskeletal Diagnostics for Pediatricians: Upper Extremity Injuries in Kids”. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition. October 2013.
  • Dan Elliott, M.D. “Overview of Evaluation for Bridging the Divides.” Christiana Care Value Institute Scholars Meeting. Newark, DE. September 2013
  • Kaatz S, Baum K, Paje D, Elliott DJ, Umscheid C, Verrapaneni N. “How to Get Straight As in the Care of Your Hospitalized Patient by Practicing Evidence-Based Medicine: A Hands-on Workshop” Society for Hospital Medicine National Meeting, 2013, Washington, D.C.
  • Dan Elliott, M.D. “Health Care Reform: A Nation in search of Value.” Leadership Delaware. Newark, DE. June 2013
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Transitional care issues of young adult survivors of childhood cancer” Susquehanna Health Grand Rounds, Williamsport PA, June 2013
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Transition: Why start early?” Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Pre-Conference Meeting: Transition and Duchenne. June 2013
  • Dan Elliott, M.D. “Hospitalist Physician Workload: Does it Matter?” Workshop on Hospitalist Physician Workload. Society for Hospital Medicine National Meeting, Washington, D.C. May 2013
  • John Donnelly, M.D. “Yes, No, Maybe So: Clinical Reasoning and Cognitive Influence in Pediatric Medical Decision Making”. Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Christiana Care Health System. 2013
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Medical Transitioning”. Career and Life Studies Certificate Program, University of Delaware Center for Disabilities Studies, May 2013
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “The Internist Perspective: navigating a bumpy road”. Pediatric Kaleidoscope, Nemours duPont Hospital for Children. May 2013
  • John Donnelly, M.D. “The Pearls and Pitfalls of X+Y scheduling”. Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine Fall Meeting. Co-Presenters: David Aizenberg, M.D., Marc Shalaby, M.D., Maria Maldanodo M.D., Rebecca Hoffman, M.D. May 2013
  • John Donnelly, M.D. “Ambulatory Immersion Experiences: How they can help you add up the ACGME Milestone math”. Society of General Internal Medicine National Conference: Co-Presenters: Elizabeth Lee, M.D., Vishnu Kulasekaran, M.D., Maureen Miller, M.D., Lawrence Ward, M.D., Heather Ragozine-Bush, M.D. April 2013
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O.. “Immunizations: The Basics”; American Academy of Professional Coders Delaware Chapter. May 2013.
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Caring for Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer”. Delaware State Osteopathic Medical Society April 2013
  • Erin Meyer, D.O. “High Altitude Sickness”. American Osteopathic Association Sports Medicine Conference. April 2013
  • Karla Testa, M.D. and John Donnelly, M.D. and Chris Prater, M.D. et. al. “Utilizing a Shared Curriculum to Foster Specialty Specific Global Health Tracks at an Independent Academic Medical Center”. Consortium of Universities for Global Health. March 2013
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O.. Report to State Officials. State Transition/Self Determination Conference. 2013
  • Dan Elliott, M.D. “Data Management as it Affects Date Reporting.” RAND Health Self-Monitoring Webinar for CMS Health Care Innovation Awardees. February 2013
  • Roshni Guerry, M.D. “Palliative Care: Not Just for Cancer Patients”. Medicine Grand Rounds. January 2013
  • Dan Elliott, M.D. “Hospitalist Workload: Does it Matter?” Christiana Center for Outcomes Research (CCOR) Conference, Christiana Care Health System. Newark, DE. December 2012
  • Erin Meyer, D.O. “Pediatrics In Disasters”. Pediatrics Grand Rounds. Christiana Care Health System. December 2012
  • Brad Bley, D.O. “Pediatric Sports Injuries: A Focus on Injury Prevention”. Wilmington New Castle Pediatric Association Annual Meeting. October 2012
  • Dan Elliott, M.D.“SWAT: Synchronized Admission Team.” AAMC Hospital Innovations Conference. Washington DC. October 2012
  • Brad Bley, D.O. “Advances in Non-surgical Sports Medicine; New Treatments with Ultrasound, Injury Rehabilitation and Prevention”. Christiana Care Health System, Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. August 2012
  • Dan Elliott, M.D. “The Ins and Outs of General Internal Medicine: An Evidence-Based Update.” Delaware ACP Annual Meeting, Newark, DE. February 2012
  • A Fitzgerald, B Cooper, B Ashar, V Weber, Elliott DJ. “How to Give Peer Feedback”. Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting 2012, Orlando, FL.
  • Elliott DJ and W Bennett. “Comparative Effectiveness 101: Practical Pearls from Researchers”. Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting 2011, Baltimore M.D. Organized and moderated session with panelists including Carolyn Clancy M.D., Albert Wu M.D., Jodi Segal M.D. MPH and Jeffrey Carson M.D.
  • Sangeeta Bhattacharya, M.D., MPH. “Pediatric HIV and Immunization Perspectives from the Epidemic in West Bengal India”. Global Health Lecture Series Christiana Care Health System. Feb 2013.
  • Elliott DJ, Robinson EJ, Xu X, Anthony K, Stillman P, and Fendrick AM. “Factors Associated with Participation in a Voluntary Value-Based Insurance Design Initiative”. Academy Health Annual Conference, Orlando FL, June 2012.
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Effective Health Care Transition of Young Adults with Childhood Onset Conditions”. American Academy of Professional Coders Delaware Chapter Summer Seminar Wilmington, DE. June 2012
  • Kendall Ritz, M.D. Association of Women’s Health, Neonatal and Obstetric Nurses annual convention. 4-hour preconference workshop entitled “Women and Obesity: Promoting Healthy Weight Across the Lifespan”, 2012, National Harbor, M.D.
  • Jennifer LeComte, DO. “Transition of Care: Not Just A Small Adult”. Systems Based Practice Interdisciplinary Conference Christiana Care Health System. May 2012
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Transition”. Jefferson Pediatric Resident Advocacy Café. May 2012.
  • Dressler R, Kher H, Coletti C, Depietro M, Michalec B, Reinbold N, Elliott DJ. “MICU Alert Team – A novel intervention to improve door to MICU time”. AAMC Quality and Safety Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 2012.
  • Elliott DJ, J Brice, R Young, P Kolm. “The Association between Hospitalist Physician Workload and Length of Stay.” Oral presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting. Orlando, FL. April 2012.
  • Donnelly J. “Residency Training for Long Term Careers”. Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine Annual Spring Meeting. 2012
  • Erin Meyer, D.O. “Hospitalist Clinical Pearls”. Medicine Grand Rounds. Christiana Care Health System. April 2012.
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. and Christine Herdman, M.D. IBD Day.  “Effective Health Care Transition of Young Adults with Inflammatory Bowel Disease”. A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE. April 2012.
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. Grand Rounds South Jersey Healthcare. “Adult Perspective: Transition and Management of Childhood Onset Conditions”. Vineland, NJ. April 2012.
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Adult Perspective:  Transition and Management of Childhood Onset Conditions”. Christiana Care Health System Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. Newark, DE. March 2012.
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Effective Health Care Transition of Young Adults with focus on Chronic Care: Self-Management Guideline” Pediatric Resident Practice Journal Club. Wilmington, DE. 2012
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Effective Health Care Transition of Young Adults” Down Syndrome Association of Delaware. Wilmington, DE. 2012
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. “Med-Peds: Something for Everyone. From the Match to Milestones to Transition Care”; Northeast Regional Med-Peds Meeting at University of Maryland 2012
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. “Transition of Adolescents and Young Adults with Special Health Care Needs from the Pediatric Oriented to Adult Oriented Medical Home”. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting Workshop. May 2012.
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. “Med-Peds: Something for Everyone. From the Match to Milestones”. Keynote speaker. Third Annual Western Regional Med-Peds Conference at UC Irvine. 2012
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. “A Happy Internist is a Healthy Internist”. American College of Physicians Annual Meeting. April 2012.
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O., Christine Herdmann, M.D. “Transition of IBD patients”. Inflammatory Bowel Disease Day. April 2012.
  • Daniel Elliott, M.D.. Young R., Brice J., P Kolm. “The association between hospitalist physician workload and hospital length of stay”. Oral Presentation. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting 2012.
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Adult Perspectives on Transition and Management of Pediatric Onset Illnesses”. St Francis Family Medicine Residency Program. March 2012.
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Adult Perspectives on Transition and Management of Pediatric Onset Illnesses”. Christiana Care Health System Family Medicine Residency Program. March 2012.
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Effective Health Care Transition of Young Adults: Promoting Autonomy, Assessing Readiness, and Generating the Portable Medical Record”. American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP) Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN, March 2012.
  • Daniel Elliott, M.D.. “The Ins and Outs of General Internal Medicine: An Evidence-Based Update.” Delaware American College of Physicians Annual Meeting, Newark, DE. Feb 2012.
  • Daniel Elliott, M.D.. Fitzgerald A, Cooper B, Ashar B. Weber V, Estrade C. “Improve your Leadership Communication Skill – How to Give Peer Feedback”. Workshop. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting 2012
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “Adult Perspectives on Transition and Management of Pediatric Onset Illnesses”. Christiana Care Health System Grand Rounds. March 2012.
  • Trisha Jordan, M.D. “Community Acquired Pneumonia Evidence Based Guidelines”. Christiana Care Health System Pediatrics Grand Rounds. December 2011.
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O.. “Pertussis Current Perspectives”. Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Grand Rounds. Clinical Care Case Conference. Nov 2011. Co-presenter.
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. “You down with TCP (Transition Care Practice)”. IM Faculty Development, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE. 2011.
  • Allen Friedland, M.D., Jennifer LeComte, D.O.. Cory Nourie, Ilka Riddle, Bobbi Jo DeHaven. “Transition from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare Services”, Bayada Nurses Annual Meeting. Nov 2011.
  • Brad Bley, D.O. “Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound & Introduction to Concussion Diagnosis and Management”, Delaware State Osteopathic Medical Society. Oct 2011.
  • Rani Singh, D.O. “The Newborn Exam. Things That Make You Go Mmm”. Pediatric Grand Rounds, Christiana Care Health System, October 2011.
  • Daniel Elliott, M.D. “Health Care Reform: A Nation in Search of Value.” Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Pediatric Grand Rounds. June 2011.
  • Seth Torregiani, D.O.. “Integrative Medicine in Pediatrics” Wilmington New Castle Pediatrics Association Annual Meeting; May 2011
  • Jordan J, Singh-Patel R, Elliott DJ. ”Effect of a Multi-Disciplinary Admitting Team on the Quality and Efficiency of Inpatient Care”. Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting March 2011, Baltimore M.D. Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, May 2011, Phoenix, AZ and Plenary presentation at AAMC National Quality Meeting June 2011, Chicago, IL.
  • Elizabeth Muth, M.D. “Group B Streptococcal Infections: A Review & Update”. Pediatric Grand Rounds, Christiana Care Health System, May 2011.
  • Dan Elliott, W Bennett. “Comparative Effectiveness 101: Practical Pearls from Researchers”. Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting 2011, Baltimore M.D. Organized and moderated session with panelists including Carolyn Clancy M.D., Albert Wu M.D., Jodi Segal M.D. MPH, Jeffrey Carson M.D.
  • Dan Elliott, M.D.. Robinson EJ, Stillman P. ”Patient-Reported Outcomes from a Copayment Elimination Project”. Poster presentation at Academy Health Annual Meeting May 2011, Seattle, WA.
  • Dan Elliott, M.D.. B. Rahmer; B. Michalec; M. Dunn; C. Prater; R. Zent; E. Ewen; H. B. Fagan. Using a Report Card to Improve the Quality of Care for Patients with Diabetes”. Podium presentation at Society for General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting 2011, Baltimore. M.D.; Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting, May 2011, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Elliott DJ, Robinson EJ, Stillman P. “Patient-Reported Outcomes from a Copayment Elimination Project”. Poster presentation at Academy Health Annual Meeting May 2011, Seattle, WA.
  • Allen Friedland, M.D.. “Update on Med-Peds Match Statistics & Effective Health Care Transition for Young Adults”; Western Med-Peds Regional Meeting, UCSD Health Sciences. April 2011.
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O., Allen Friedland, M.D. “Health Care Transition for Young Adults with Special Health Care Needs: The Internist Perspective”; American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians Annual Meeting Grand Rounds. April 2011.
  • Allen Friedland, M.D. “Current Cancer Screening Controversies” Midwest Med-Peds Regional Meeting; Indiana University. 2011.
  • Daniel Elliott, M.D. “What Can Early and Mid-Career Investigators Do to Thrive?” Panel Discussion at Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children Research Symposium “Establishing a Sustainable Research Program:  How you can make it happen.” Wilmington, DE, April 2011.
  • Blair P, Consiglio-Ward L, DeCouto S, Elliott DJ, Friedland A, Kunkel E, Palmer TL, Read A, Riesenberg LA, Schenck S, and Stofferahn M. “Residents Improving Transitions of Care: Emergency Department to Outpatient (RITE-O).” Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers Annual Meeting, St. Petersburg Florida. March 2011.
  • Milasincic NM, Elliott DJ, Friedland A, Drees M, and Silverstein J. “Improving Academic Standards for 4th Year Medical Students”. Poster presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting March 2011, Baltimore MD.
  • Jennifer LeComte, D.O. and Allen Friedland, M.D.. “Effective Health Care Transition for Young Adults with Special Health Care Needs: A Collaborative Effort”; Geisinger Medical Center Grand Rounds. March 2011.
  • Erin Meyer, D.O. “Wilderness Medicine – The Specialty You Didn’t Know You Practiced”, Christiana Care Health System, Medicine Grand Rounds. Feb 2011.
  • Daniel Elliott, M.D. “Health Care Reform: A Nation in Search of Value.” Christiana Center for Outcomes Research (CCOR) Conference. Jan 2011.

Section of Med-Peds Attending Physicians

Awards/Recognition

  • 2017, Louis Bartoshesky Award for excellence in teaching and clinical care. Himani Divatia, D.O.
  • 2017, Hospitalist Award, American College of Physicians, Delaware Chapter. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • 2017, Leonard P. Lang Award, American College of Physicians, Delaware Chapter. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • 2016, Top Doctors, Delaware Today. Karla Testa, M.D., Christine Herdman, M.D. and Bradley Bley, D.O.
  • 2016, Delaware Business Times 40. Achievers and Innovators Under Age 40 Awardee. Roshni Guerry, M.D.
  • 2016 Outpatient Teacher of the Year, Pediatric Residency Graduation. Justin Eldridge, M.D.
  • 2016 First State School, Jane P. Maroney award. Given to a professional who makes a significant difference in the lives of children. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • 2016 Department of Medicine, Teacher of the Year, Medical Students. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • 2015 City of Wilmington Award. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • 2015 Top Doctors, Delaware Today. Bradley Bley, D.O. and Julie Holmon, M.D.
  • 2015 Best Doctors, Internal Medicine and also Pediatrics; Suburban Life, Philadelphia Life Magazine. Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • 2015 Joel David Klein Faculty Teacher of the Year Award, Anthony Gannon, M.D.
  • 2015 Department of Medicine, Teacher of the Year, Medical Students. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • 2015 Department of Medicine, Teacher of the Year, Residents. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • 2015 Delaware Chapter, American College of Physicians. Hospitalist Award. Julie Holmon, M.D.
  • 2014 New England Journal of Medicine, Top Hospital Medicine Top Stories. “Is Greater Physician Workload Worth the Cost?” Daniel Elliott, M.D. et al.
  • 2014, Top Doctors, Delaware Today. Erin Meyer, D.O., Bradley Bley, D.O., Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • 2014 Educator of the Month, A. I. duPont Hospital for Children. Anthony Gannon, M.D.
  • 2014 Fellow American College of Physicians. Karla Testa, M.D.
  • 2014 Fellow American College of Physicians. Justin Eldridge, M.D.
  • 2014 Certified in Musculoskeletal Sonography (first person in Delaware) and ImPACT. Brad Bley, D.O.
  • 2014 Fellowship Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Diseases. Rob Heinle, M.D.
  • 2014 Department of Medicine, Teacher of the Year, Medical Students. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • 2014 Transforming Leadership, Learning Institute, Christiana Care Health System. Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • 2014 Distinguished Mentor, Learning Institute, Christiana Care Health System. Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • 2013 Top Doctors, Delaware Today Magazine. Brad Bley, D.O.
  • 2013 Mark Maxwell Award; Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • 2013 Department of Medicine, Teacher of the Year, Medical Students. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • 2013 Fellow American College of Physicians. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • 2013 Fellow American College of Physicians. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • 2013 Educator Rising Star Award. Christiana Care Health System. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • 2013 Research Rising Star Award, Christiana Care Health System. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • 2013 Distinguished Educator/Faculty Award. Christiana Care Health System; John Donnelly, M.D.
  • 2013 People’s Choice Award. Christiana Care Health System; Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • 2013 Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Executive Leadership Course. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • 2012 Bridges to Excellence: Diabetes Care Recognition, Physician Office System. Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • 2012 Focus on Excellence Clinical Gold Award. Christiana Care Health System. “A Collaboration Study on Reducing Length of Stay for Chest Pain Patients. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • 2012 Focus on Excellence Value Silver Award. Christiana Care Health System.” Secondary Prevention of Fragility Fractures after Hip Fractures”. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • 2011 Rising Star Award; Christiana Care Health System. Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • 2011 Fellow American College of Physicians. Rani Singh-Patel D.O., Tony Bianchetta M.D. and Allison Buonocore M.D.
  • 2011 Top Doctors, Delaware Today Magazine. Monica Snowden, M.D.

Section of Med-Peds Attending Physicians

Local and Regional Committees and Positions

  • Leadership Delaware Fellowship, 2016-2017. Roshni Guerry, M.D.
  • Medical Executive Committee, At Large Member, Christiana Care Health System. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • Nominations Committee, Department of Medicine, Christiana Care Health System. Tony Bianchetta, M.D.
  • Board of Directors, Special Olympics Delaware. Jenniifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Medical Director, Palliative Care, Christiana Care Health System. Roshni Guerry, M.D.
  • Medical Director, Christiana Care Quality Partners. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Safety and Quality Council, Graduate medical Education, Christiana Care Health System. Elizabeth Muth, M.D.
  • Governor’s Advisory Council, American College of Physicians Delaware Chapter. Tony Bianchetta, M.D., Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Project CandOR, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality demonstration project, Christiana Care Health System. Roshni Guerry, M.D.
  • Chair, Christiana Care Quality Partners, Reimbursement Committee. Shilpa Mehta, M.D.
  • Division of Medicine Care Coordination Branch Leader, Department of Medicine. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • Professional Excellence Committee, Department of Medicine. Roshni Guerry, M.D.
  • Associate Chair of Research, Department of Medicine, 2013. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Emergency Preparedness Committee, Newborn Pulse Oximetry Guideline Implementation Team, Christiana Pediatric Hospitalists. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • Specialist Council, Christiana Care Health System. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • Medical Executive Committee, Christiana Care Health System. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • American College of Physicians Early Career Physician Chair, Delaware American College of Physicians. Nancy Fleurancois, M.D.
  • Assistant Medical Director of Clinical Integration, Christiana Care Hospitalist Partners. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • Clinical Leader, HealthCare Center at Christiana Practice. Tony Bianchetta, M.D.
  • Trauma Co-management Project Leader, Hip Fracture Intervention Team, Team Re-Design, Sign- Out, Chest Pain Protocol Project, TIA Unit Collaboration. Christiana Care Hospitalist Partners. Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • American College of Physicians Council of Early Career Physicians, Delaware American College of Physicians. Samantha DeCouto, D.O., Justin Eldridge, M.D.
  • Clinical Scholar, Christiana Care Value Institute. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Co-Chair Health Work Group. Medical State Transition Task Force for Emerging Adults w/ Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs. Governor Markell appointed. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Chair, Advocacy. Delaware American College of Physicians. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Physician Ambassador 2012, Adult Medicine Office. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Mentor, Global Health Track, Department of Medicine. Karla Testa, M.D.
  • Physician Excellence Committee, Department of Medicine. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • Chair, American College of Physicians State Delegation. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Course Director, Introduction to Biostatistics and Evidence-Based Medicine, Christiana Care Health System Internal Medicine Residency Program. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Performance Improvement and Redesign Committees, The Medical Group Health Care Center at Christiana. Tony Bianchetta, M.D.
  • Assistant Medical Director Adult Medical Office. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Associate Chair of Research, Department of Medicine. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Chair, Planning Committee Annual Meeting 2013, Delaware American College of Physicians. Tony Bianchetta, M.D.
  • Chair, Planning Committee Annual Meeting 2012, Delaware American College of Physicians. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • State Transition Task Force Design Committee and co-chair Health Work Group. 2012. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Physician Ambassador 2011, Pediatrics Practice Program. Tony Bianchetta, M.D.
  • Regional Society of General Internal Medicine Conference 2012. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Physician Ambassador 2011, Visiting Nurses Association. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • Department of Pediatrics Executive Committee 2011. Allison Buonocore, M.D.
  • Department of Medicine Professional Excellence Committee. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • Department of Medicine Education Committee. John Donnelly, M.D., Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • American College of Physicians, State Delegation Chair, Key Contact, Governor’s Executive Council, Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee Delaware Chapter, Advocacy Chair State chapter. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Department of Medicine Executive Committee. Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • Chair, Faculty Affairs Committee, Graduate Medical Education Committee, Christiana Care Health System. Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • School Health Committee, Medical Society of Delaware. Allen Friedland, M.D., Tony Bianchetta, M.D.
  • Senior Policy Analyst, Health Services Policy Research Group, Center for Community Research and Service, University of Delaware. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Member, Delaware Valley Institute for Clinical and Translational Studies. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Course Director, Introduction to Biostatistics and Evidence-Based Medicine, Christiana Care Health System Internal Medicine Residency Program. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Department of Medicine Credentials and Bylaws Committee. Allen Friedland, M.D.

National Committees and Positions

  • AAP Grand Rounds Section Editor Med-Peds. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • Health Management Academy- Physician Leadership Program. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • GME Committee, Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine member. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • Advisory Board, Center for Health Care Transition Improvement. Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 2013. Jennifer LeComte, D.O., Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • Co-Chair (inaugural), Society of General Internal Medicine Task Force: Longitudinal Care for Patients with Child Onset Conditions, 2013. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Pediatric Academic Society. Health Care Transition Research Consortium Member. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Chair, American Academy of Pediatrics, Med-Peds section 2012. Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • Committee on Pediatric Education, American Academy of Pediatrics. Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • E-Learning Committee, Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine member. John Donnelly, M.D.
  • State Transition Task Force, Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Evidence-Based Medicine National Task Force. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • AAP Committee Medical Home Resident Education Initiative Working Group. Jennifer LeComte, D.O.
  • Society of General Internal Medicine: Poster Session Judge, Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting Regional Meeting. Program Planning Committee, Regional Meeting Workshop Committee Chairman, Institutional Champion, Regional Meeting Chair and Host. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Advisory Council, CNA Health ACTION Partnership (AHRQ “Accelerating Change and Transformation in Organizations and Networks” Partnership). Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Senior Fellow, School of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University. Daniel Elliott, M.D.
  • Member, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Regional Experts Panel. Daniel Elliott, M.D.

Med-Peds Residents

Posters, presentations, abstracts, book chapters, articles 2011-2017

  • Maguire M. “Parag Bakshi Scholarship Lecture: Dominican Republic: donde uno puede sentirse en casa”. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. June 2017.
  • Maguire M. “Reflecting on Health Care in Hispaniola: Pediatrics in Haiti and Dominican Republic through Personal Experience”. Pediatrics Grand Rounds. May 2017.
  • Bailey P., Dryer M., Piper J,, Ahmad S. “Chronic cough conundrum: a case report of a new diagnosis of HIV and pulmonary Kaposi’s sarcoma”. BMC Pulmonary Medicine. April 2017.
  • Maguire, M., Kottenhahn, R., Smalls, A., Dressler, R. 2017. Using a Poverty Simulation in Graduate Medical Education as a Mechanism to Introduce Social Determinants of Health and Cultural Competency. Journal of Graduate Medical Education (accepted for June 2017 issue).
  • Mertens A., Roofeh D., Qureshi S., Ruether J. “Broken Heart: The Story of a Man with Rheumatologic Overlap Syndrome”. American College of Physicians, Delaware Chapter, Poster. Feb 2017.
  • Smalls, A., Kottenhahn, R., Maguire, M. National Initiative V Capstone Presentation: “A-HA: Advancing Health Advocacy”. AIAMC National Meeting. Amelia Island, FL. 3/30-4/1/2017 (Abstract and Oral Presentation).
  • Maguire, M., Kottenhahn, R., Smalls, A., Paul, D. “A-HA: Advancing Health Advocacy” through Resident Education”. AIAMC National Meeting. Amelia Island, FL. 3/31/2017 (Abstract and Poster).
  • Sukhera, J., Maguire, M. The Ideal vs. Actual Self: Utilizing the Implicit Association Test to Foster Learner and Faculty Development”. AAMC Joint ORR/CFAS Professional Development Conference. Orlando, FL. 3/9-3/12/2017 (Oral Presentation, Respondent).
  • Maguire, M., Ogburn, A., Autry, M., Matheny, S., Hseih, D. “Critical Care Outside the ICU: Training Tomorrow’s Physician to Care for an Evolving Underserved Population. AAMC Joint ORR/CFAS Professional Development Conference. Orlando, FL.  3/9-3/12/2017. (Abstract, Oral Presentation and Session Moderation).
  • Bailey, P., Maguire, M., Friedland, A. “Engaging the C-Suite Through a “LEED-R” Curriculum”. AAMC Joint ORR/CFAS Professional Development Conference. Orlando, FL.  3/9-3/12/2017 (Abstract and Poster).
  • Blood, A., Davis, J., Lee, J., Maguire, M. “The Research Agenda for Wellness Efficacy”. AAMC Joint ORR/CFAS Professional Development Conference. Orlando, FL.  3/9-3/12/2017 (Abstract and Poster).
  • Maguire, M., Tesafalul, M. “Implicit Biases, Explicit Consequences”. AAMC Learn, Serve, Lead National Conference, Organization of Resident Representatives. Seattle, WA. 11/11/2016 (Abstract, Oral Presentation and Session Moderation)
  • Maguire, M., Dressler, R. “Unconscious Bias in Medicine and Education Exercise”. AIAMC National Initiative V, Meeting 3. Fort Worth, TX. 10/14/2016 (Oral Presentation and Session Moderation).
  • McKenna, K., Hashimoto, D., Maguire, M., Bynum, W. 2016. “The Missing Link: Connection is Key to Resilience in Medical Education”. Journal of Academic Medicine.
  • Maguire, M., Kottenhahn, R., Smalls, A., Paul, D. AIAMC National Initiative V: “A-HA: Advancing Health Advocacy through Resident Education”. AIAMC NIV National Meeting. Tucson, AZ 4/1/2016 (Abstract and Poster).
  • Sukhera, J., Maguire, M. “Integrating unconscious bias into medical education”. AAMC Joint GSA/GDI/ORR/CFAS Professional Development Conference. Salt Lake City, UT.  3/3-3/5/2016 (Oral Presentation, Respondent).
  • Dixon, S., Maguire, M., Marks, A. “Fact, Fiction, Fears and Future of 80 Hour Work Week”. AAMC Joint GSA/GDI/ORR/CFAS Professional Development Conference. Salt Lake City, UT.  3/3-3/5/2016 (Oral Presentation, Respondent).
  • Lewis, Stephanie and Cohen, David. A Rare Case of Fever of Unknown Origin Post Cardiothoracic Surgery. Top Clinical Poster. American College of Physicians, Delaware Chapter. Stephanie Lewis, D.O. 2017.
  • Silverman B., Msambichaka L., and Donnelly J. Chapter 29. Heart Disease. Women in Obesity Medicine. Management of Obesity in Women’s Health Care. 2017.
  • Scott Holmes, D.O. Speaker, Conrad School of Sciences and Math Middle School, Healthy Living Day 2016, Medical Society of Delaware; “What a 7th Grader Needs to Know”, November 2016.
  • Fritzges K. and Marissa L. Band, Esq.“Medico-Legal Issues”. Pediatrics Grand Rounds. July 2016.
  • Fritzges K.and Marissa L. Band, Esq.“Medico-Legal Issues”. Ob-Gyn Grand Rounds. July2016.
  • Fritzges K.and Marissa L. Band, Esq. “Medico-Legal Issues”. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. April 2016.
  • Sukhera J, Maguire M. Integrating unconscious bias into medical education. Oral Presentation, Association of American Medical Colleges, Joint GSA/GDI/ORR/CFAS Spring Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. March 2016.
  • Dixon S, Maguire M, Marks A. Fact, Fiction, Fears and Future of 80 Hour Work Week. Oral Reflection, Association of American Medical Colleges, Joint GSA/GDI//ORR/CFAS Spring Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. March 2016.
  • Fritzges K. “Influence of Medical-Legal Partnership on Self-Reported Health and Wellbeing of Low-Income Pregnant”. National Medical Legal Partnership Poster presentation, 2016
  • Barrow S, Reinhardt J. “Hark the Herald Bleeding Interval!”. Delaware Chapter , American College of Physicians Podium Presentation, Clinical Vignette Winner, 2016.
  • Silverman B, Wakai S, Schneider L, Mitchell D, Davis N, Benninghoff M. “5-step Bundle for C. Diff Prevention”. Delaware Chapter, American College of Physicians, High Value, Cost Conscious Care Winner and National American College of Physicians, Top 20 Abstract 2016.
  • Roofeh D, Lewis S. More than Just a Headache. Pass the Penicillin, Please. Delaware Chapter, American College of Physicians Poster Presentation, 2016.
  • Silverman B. You Grew What Bug Where? Delaware Chapter, American College of Physicians Poster Presentation, 2016.
  • Maguire M., Knickerbocker C, Agarwal G. Medical Education Elective for Senior Students: An Opportunity for Teaching and Curricular Innovation. American Association of Medical Colleges National Meeting, Oral Presentation. November 2015.
  • Chen D, M.D. Ebola, Measles, and Gun Violence: Epidemiology, Ethics, and Redefining Public Health. Global Health Series Lecturer. March 2015.
  • Gupta M, Msambichaka L, Ballas SK, Gupta K. Morphine for the treatment of pain in sickle cell disease. Scientific World Journal. Jan 2015.
  • Patel V, Elliott E. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Identify Causes for Readmission Following Revascularization. Poster. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. 2015.
  • Uzelac G. A Case of Ehrlichiosis: Going on a History and a Hunch. American College of Physicians National Poster Competition, 2015.
  • Roofeh D, Uzelac G, Donnelly, J. Dialing Down Chest Pain: A Case of “Atypical Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath”. Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation. April 2015.
  • Chen D, Denn M. “Growing Up in a Violent Neighborhood. Medical Society of Delaware. It’s Obvious Campaign. Feb 2015. http://www.wdel.com/story.php?id=66303
  • Silverman B, et al. Got Status. DNR Status in RRT’s. Delaware American College of Physicians. Poster Presentation. Feb 2015. Second Place.
  • Roofeh D, et al. Recurrent Upper GI Bleeding in the Elderly: A Multidisciplinary Etiology. Delaware American College of Physicians. Poster Presentation. Feb 2015. Second Place Clinical Vignette.
  • Patel V, Elliott D. Factors Contributing to Readmissions for Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease. Society of General Internal Medicine regional meeting. 2014.
  • Silverman B, et al. Improving DNR Status Communication; A Quality Improvement Project at Christiana Care Health System. Mid Atlantic Society of General Internal Medicine. Oral Presentation. 2014.
  • Lewis S, Patel V. Healthy Living 2014. Conrad School of Science and Math. Nov 2014.
  • Dressler R, Dryer MM, Coletti C, Mahoney D, Doorey AJ. “Altering Overuse of Cardiac Telemetry in Non–Intensive Care Unit Settings by Hardwiring the Use of American Heart Association Guidelines”. JAMA Internal Medicine. Published online September 22, 2014.
  • Gauntt J. “Extremes Of Body Mass Do Not Affect Outcomes In Critically Injured Children”. Medicine Grand Rounds. Christiana Care Health System. May 2014.
  • Prendergast C.Prediction of coronary artery and abdominal aortic calcium in middle-aged adults using the Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth (PDAY) risk score: The Cardia Study”. Medicine Grand Rounds. Christiana Care Health System. May 2014.
  • Patel V. “Factors contributing to readmissions for ischemic heart disease”. Medicine Grand Rounds. Christiana Care Health System. May 2014.
  • Chen D. “The Inner City Environment and Intersections with Health”. Medicine Grand Rounds. Christiana Care Health System. May 2014.
  • Silverman B. “Outcomes of Ventilator Associated Events at a Large Academic Community Health Care Center”. Delaware Medical Society. April 2014.
  • Prendergast C, JS Rana, A McMahan, H McGill, J Carr, et al. “Prediction of coronary artery and abdominal aortic calcium in middle-aged adults using the Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth (PDAY) risk score: The Cardia Study”. Circulation. 2014; 129: A31
  • Prendergast C. “Cardiovascular Risk in Children with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus”. Current Diabetes Report. January 2014. PMID 24402326
  • Gauntt J. “Extremes Of Body Mass Do Not Affect Outcomes In Critically Injured Children”. American Pediatric Association regional 2014.
  • Patel V, Lammly A, Merritt N. “The Color Purple: Maintaining Patients’ Wishes”. SGIM regional and national 2014 and ACP Delaware.
  • Patel V, Sprott C, Friedland A. “Implementing Business of Medicine into Residency Education”. SGIM regional 2014 and ACP Delaware.
  • Patel V. “Factors contributing to readmissions for ischemic heart disease”. SGIM regional and national 2014.
  • Prendergast C. “Prediction of coronary artery and abdominal aortic calcium in middle-aged adults using the Pathobiological Determinants of Atherosclerosis in Youth (PDAY) risk score: the CARDIA study”. American Heart Association 2014 Scientific Session
  • Gaukler E, Upchurch C. “A Confusing Case of Confusion. Hyperammonemia without Hepatic Failure”. Delaware ACP Meeting 2014.
  • Gauntt J, Chasanov W, Hundal R and Bennett J. “Giant Bilateral Adrenal Masses in a Man with Untreated 21-hydroxlase deficient congenital adrenal hyperplasia”. Delaware ACP Meeting 2014.
  • Gauntt J. “Drug induced eosinophilic pneumonia”. ACP Hospitalist. Nov 2013.
  • Drees M, Silverman B., et al. “Implementation of New Ventilator-associated Event Surveillance in a Community-based Academic Healthcare Center”. Infectious Disease Week 2013.
  • Dryer MM, Salam T. “Good Catch! Enhancing Quality and Safety Education in the Internal Medicine Residency Program by Optimizing Proactive Safety Event Reporting”. Academic Internal Medicine Week 2013.
  • Chen D. “Hard Stories”. What’s Up Doc. Delaware American Academy of Pediatrics Newsletter, July 2013.
  • Prater C. “Universal Healthcare: Reflections on a Stroll through the United Kingdom’s National Health Service”. Global Health Series. July 2013.
  • Dryer MM, Dressler R, Elliott D, Doorey A, Colletti C, Kerzner R, Weiner H. “Application of Evidence Based Guidelines for Cardiac Telemetry: Measuring the Impact on Care Access and Efficiency.” (manuscript accepted)
  • Dryer MM, Dressler R. “Integrating Proactive Safety and Quality Reporting into the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program at Christiana Care Health System; Increasing Participation through Education, Tiered Recognition, and Closing the Feedback Loop.” Association of American Medical Colleges iCollaborative MedEdPORTAL resource 735. https://www.mededportal.org/icollaborative/resource/735
  • Dryer MM, Dressler R. “Good Catch Safety Event Reporting: Integrating Proactive Safety and Quality Reporting With the Internal Medical Residency Training Program at Christiana Care Health System.” American College of Medical Quality, 2013.
  • Dryer MM, Dressler R. “Integrating Proactive Safety and Quality Reporting into the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program at Christiana Care Health System; Increasing Participation through Education, Tiered Recognition, and Closing the Feedback Loop” Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers, 2013.
  • Dryer MM, Dressler R. “Integrating Proactive Safety and Quality Reporting into Internal Medicine Residency Training; Increasing Participation through Education, Tiered Recognition, and Closing the Feedback Loop.” Association of American Medical Colleges Integrating Quality, 2013.
  • Gia Uzelac, M.D. “Leadership Day 2013”. Capital Hill. Delaware Chapter, American College of Physicians.
  • Himani Divatia, D.O. “Healthy Living”. First State School. May 2013
  • Jennifer Gauntt, M.D. “Cyclical Urticaria Due to Breastfeeding Anaphylaxis”. Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation 2013. Poster Presentation First Place.
  • Vishal Patel, M.D. “Is This Another Angioedema flare-up?” Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation 2013. Poster Presentation First Place.
  • Himani Divatia, D.O. “Leaning Towards Patient Centered Teaching Rounds”. Society of General Internal Medicine Regional and National Meeting Poster Presentation, 2013.
  • David Chen, M.D. “What a Seventh Grader Needs to Know”; Bayard Middle School, 2012.
  • Gannon, Michael P. BS; Daya, Sneha S. M.D.; Santoro, Peter M. M.D.; Ierardi, Ralph P. M.D.; Emmons, Wesley W. III M.D. “Ruptured Peroneal Mycotic Aneurysm Secondary to Streptococcus pneumoniae Empyema Without Aortic Involvement”. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 2012 Dec 6, online publication.
  • Chris Prater, M.D., Omar Kahn, M.D. “A Multidisciplinary Approach to Global Health in Independent Academic Medical Centers; American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; Oct 2012.
  • Jennifer Gauntt, M.D., Erin Meyer, D.O. “A Clear-Cut Pneumonia Becomes Hazy”. AAP Med-Peds Section Annual Meeting Poster Presentation. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting 2012.
  • Karla Testa, M.D., Chris Prater, M.D., John Donnelly, M.D., et al. “Innovation in Residency Curricula: Incorporating Global Health into Graduate Medical Education”. Society of General Internal Medicine Mid Atlantic Meeting Poster Session 2012.
  • Jennifer Gauntt, M.D., Erin Meyer, D.O. “A Clear-Cut Pneumonia Becomes Hazy”. American Academy of Pediatrics Med-Peds Section Annual Meeting Poster Presentation. Delaware American College of Physicians 2012 (Third Place).
  • Karla Testa, M.D. “Residency Global Health Curriculum”. Delaware Health Science Alliance Global Health Symposium; February 2012.
  • Himani Divatia, D.O.; Sneha Daya, M.D.; Stephanie Guarino, M.D.; Karla Testa, M.D.; “First State Health Talk”; First State School 2012.
  • Chris Prater, M.D., Karla Testa, M.D., Audrey Merriam, M.D., Omar Khan, M.D., John Donnelly, M.D., Sue Thompson, M.D. “Development of a Global Health Curriculum at Christiana Care Health System: an Independent Academic Health Center and Member of the Delaware Health Science Alliance”. Jefferson Inter Professional Education Center Poster and Presentation; 2012.
  • Chris Prendergast, M.D., Allison Buonocore, M.D. “Ironing Out a Potentially Grave Cause of Fatigue”. National and Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation 2012.
  • Andrea Read, D.O. “From Cattle to Patients: A Case of Disseminated Mycobacterium Bovis”. Delaware American College of Physicians 2012 First Place.
  • Chris Prater, M.D. “Amyloidosis”. Clinical Pathological Conference Grand Rounds. 2012.
  • Chris Prater, M.D.. “Global Health Education Consortium: Developing Residency Training in Global Health. 2nd Ed.” 2011 Contributing author and editor, Chapter 10, “Profiles of Global Health Programs”
  • Chris Prater, M.D., Sam DeCouto, D.O. “Diabetic Report Card and Transition of Emergency Department Visits to Outpatient Offices”. Research Grand Rounds 2011, Department of Medicine.
  • David Chen, M.D., Gia Uzelac, M.D.. “What a Seventh Grader Needs to Know”; Bayard Middle School, 2011.
  • Jennifer Gauntt, M.D. “A Validation Study for Vinyl Electrical Tape End Matches”. Journal Forensic Science, 2011.
  • Andrea Read, D.O. “Purpura Fulminans: A Severe Microvascular Complication of Pneumococcal Sepsis”; Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation 2011 Second Place.
  • Kelly Billig-Figura, M.D. “Suspected Levamisole Contaminated Cocaine Induced Vasculitis”; National American College of Physicians Poster Presenter 2011 and Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation First Place.

Med-Peds Residents

Awards/Recognition

  • Mark Maxwell Award at Internal Medicine Graduation. 2017. David Roofeh, M.D.
  • Teacher of year medical students at Internal Medicine Graduation. 2017. David Roofeh, M.D.
  • Resident teaching award. Pediatrics graduation. 2017. David Roofeh, M.D.
  • Lewis, Stephanie and Cohen, David. A Rare Case of Fever of Unknown Origin Post Cardiothoracic Surgery. Top Clinical Poster. American College of Physicians, Delaware Chapter. 2017. Stephanie Lewis, D.O.
  • Resident of the month, Lilian Msambichaka, M.D.
  • Bakshi Award for Global Health Education, Delaware Chapter of the American College of Physicians. 2016. Michael Maguire, M.D.
  • Southeastern American College of Physician Humanism Award. 2016. David Roofeh, M.D.
  • Resident of the Month. Christiana Care Health System. June 2016. David Roofeh, M.D.

  • Top 20 Abstract Award, American College of Physicians National Meeting 2016. 5-Component Bundle for Clostridium Difficile Prevention. Ben Silverman, M.D.
  • Sydney Kimmel Medical Center at Thomas Jefferson University Clinical Campus Award. 2015. David Chen, M.D., Vishal Patel, M.D., David Roofeh, M.D.
  • Herman Rosenblum Award for Excellence in Delivering Pediatric Care. 2015. Himani Divatia, D.O.
  • John W. Maroney Award for Excellence in Ambulatory Care. 2015. David Chen, M.D.
  • American College of Physicians Celebrates Young Achievers. 2015. Gia Uzelac, M.D.
  • Chief Fellow, Cardiovascular Diseases. Mark Troiano, D.O.
  • Gary Onady Award, M.D., National Med-Peds Resident’s Association. 2014. Himani Divatia, D.O.
  • Mark Maxwell, M.D. Award at Internal Medicine Graduation. 2014 David Chen, M.D.
  • Most Outstanding Resident Teacher of Medical Students. 2014. Sneha Daya, M.D.
  • Most Outstanding Resident Teacher of Medical Students. 2014. Department of Medicine and Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. Colin Zepeda, M.D.
  • 2014 Delaware Medical Society Spring Conference Second Place Poster Winer. Benjamin Silverman, M.D. “Outcomes of Ventilator Associated Events at a Large Academic Community Health Care Center”.
  • Academic Jaw Ball, First Place, Christiana Care Health System. “Suboptimal Longitudinal Risk Factor Control Following Coronary Revascularization in a Community Setting”. Vishal Patel, M.D.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Leadership Conference Scholarship Recipient, Delaware AAP, 2014. Stephanie Guarino, M.D.
  • 2014 Regional SGIM Poster Presentation First Place Winner. Vishal Patel, M.D. “Factors contributing to readmissions for ischemic heart disease”. SGIM regional and national 2014
  • 2014 Delaware American College of Physicians Abstract and Poster Competition Winner, High Value/Cost Conscious Care. “ColoRectal Assistance Program for Screening (CRAPS)”. Jennifer Gauntt, M.D., Chris Prendergast, M.D., Stephanie Guarino, M.D., Mark Troiano, D.O., Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • 2014 Delaware American College of Physicians Abstract (First Place) and Poster (Second Place) Competition Winner. Quality Improvement and Patient Safety. “The Color Purple: Maintaining Patients’ Wishes.”  Vishal Patel, M.D. co-author
  • 2014 Focus on Excellence Award- Colorectal Assistance Program For Screening. Christiana Care Health System Resident Silver Award. Jennifer Gauntt, M.D., Chris Prendergast, M.D., Stephanie Guarino, M.D., Mark Troiano, D.O., Allen Friedland, M.D.
  • 2014 Focus on Excellence Award- Christiana Care Health System. Marylou Dryer, M.D., Rob Dressler, M.D.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, National Conference and Exhibition Scholarship, 2013. Sneha Daya, M.D.
  • National Med-Peds Resident’s Association 2013-2014. Secretary. Himani Divatia, D.O.
  • National Med-Peds Resident’s Association 2013-2014. Treasurer. Vishal Patel, M.D.
  • American College of Medical Quality Best Poster 2013. Marylou Dryer, M.D.
  • “Best Poster” award winner, American College of Medical Quality annual meeting 2013. Marylou Dryer, M.D.
  • “Top Ten” award winner, Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers annual meeting 2013. Marylou Dryer, M.D.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Leadership Conference Scholarship Recipient, Delaware AAP, 2013. David Chen, M.D.
  • Resident of the Month, April 2013. Vishal Patel, M.D.
  • Certified in Medical Quality by the American Board of Medical Quality 2013. Marylou Dryer, M.D.
  • Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation Co-First Place 2013. Jennifer Gauntt, M.D., Vishal Patel, M.D.
  • Resident of the Month, October 2012. Himani Divatia, D.O.
  • Resident of the Month, September 2012. Sneha Daya, M.D.
  • Leadership Delaware Fellowship (First resident physician participant). 2012-2013. Stephanie Guarino, M.D.
  • Focus on Excellence Award- Christiana Care Health System Resident’s Award; “Leaning” Towards Patient Centered Teaching Rounds”; 2012. Himani Divatia, D.O., Sneha Daya, M.D., Roy Kao, M.D. and LEAN Team.
  • Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation First Place 2012. Andrea Read, D.O.
  • Delaware American College of Physicians Poster Presentation Third Place 2012 Jennifer Gauntt, M.D., Erin Meyer, D.O.
  • Focus on Excellence Award- Christiana Care Health System Resident’s Award 2011; Hemoglobin and Lead Point of Care Testing. Roy Kao, M.D., Sneha Daya, M.D., Christopher Prater, M.D., Candace Sprott, M.D.
  • National Med-Peds Residents Association (NMPRA) International Travel Grant. 2011. Karla Testa, M.D.
  • Teacher of the Year Award for Pediatrics. 2011. Matt Dunn, M.D.
  • Innovation Award in Research, Christiana Care Health System, “Resident’s Improving Transitions of Care”. 2011. Sam DeCouto, D.O., Andi Read, D.O., Daniel Elliott, M.D., Allen Friedland, M.D. and RITE-O team.
  • People’s Choice Award in Research, Christiana Care Health System, “Resident’s Improving Transitions of Care” 2011. Sam DeCouto, D.O., Andi Read, D.O., Daniel Elliott, M.D., Allen Friedland, M.D. and RITE-O team

Med-Peds Residents

Positions/Committees

  • Speaker of the AMA Resident and Fellow section, Governing Council, 2017-2018. Stephanie Guarino, M.D..
  • Association of American Medical Colleges. Administrative Board of Directors. 2017-2018. Michael Maguire, M.D..
  • Yale Global Health Scholar. 2017-2018. Michael Maguire, M.D..
  • Messaging and Communications working group of the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-being and Resilience. Michael Maguire, M.D..
  • Association of American Medical Colleges, Organization of Resident Representatives. 2015 – 2017. Michael Maguire, M.D..
  • Resident Council Program Representative, Christiana Care Health System. 2015-2016. Michael Maguire, M.D.
  • Residents’ Council Event Coordinator, Christiana Care Health System. 2015. Rosie Musheno, M.D.
  • National Med-Peds Residents Association Representative. 2015-2016. Katelyn Fritzges, M.D.
  • Graduate Medical Education Committee, Jefferson Medical College. 2015 – present. Max Oran, M.D.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Residency Program Representatives. 2014 – present. Marylou Dryer, M.D., Stephanie Lewis, D.O., Shannon Barrow, M.D.
  • Care for the Caregiver. 2015 – present. Marylou Dryer, M.D., Dave Roofeh, M.D.
  • Curriculum Committee, Internal Medicine Residency Program. 2015 – present. Matt McCarter, M.D., Rosie Musheno, M.D..
  • Secretary, Resident Informatics Committee, CCHS. 2014-2015 Gia Uzelac, M.D.
  • Reviewer JAMA. 2014- present. Marylou Dryer, M.D.
  • Safety and Quality Council, Graduate medical Education, Christiana Care Health System. Marylou Dryer, M.D.
  • AMA, House of Delegates Resident Member. Stephanie Guarino, M.D.
  • Clinical Excellence Committee, Christiana Care Health System. Stephanie Guarino, M.D.
  • Breast Feeding Task Force. David Roofeh, M.D.
  • Information Technology, Christiana Care Health System. Gia Uzelac, M.D., Rosie Musheno, M.D., Ben Silverman, M.D.
  • Medical Society of Delaware, Resident/Fellow Chair 2013. Stephanie Guarino, M.D.
  • National Med-Peds Residents Association (NMPRA), Secretary 2013-2014. Vishal Patel, M.D.
  • National Med-Peds Residents Association (NMPRA), Treasurer 2013-2014. Himani Divatia, D.O.
  • American College of Physicians, Delaware Chapter, Governor’s Advisory Council. Gia Uzelac, M.D.
  • American College of Physicians, Delaware Chapter, Planning Committee. Gia Uzelac, M.D.
  • Resident Council. Secretary 2013-2014, Christiana Care Health System. Himani Divatia, D.O.
  • Medical Society of Delaware Membership Committee (first resident on committee). Stephanie Guarino, M.D.
  • Pediatrician Health Day: National American Academy of Pediatrics Med-Peds Section. Himani Divatia, D.O.
  • Graduate Medical Education Committee, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. Stephanie Guarino, M.D.
  • School Health Committee, Medical Society of Delaware. Gia Uzelac, M.D., David Chen, M.D.
  • National Med-Peds Residents Association Representative. Himani Divatia, D.O., Jennifer Gauntt, M.D.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Program Resident Representatives. Himani Divatia, D.O., Jennifer Gauntt, M.D.
  • Resident Council Representative, Christiana Care Health System. 2011. Kelly Billig-Figura, M.D.
  • Medical Society of Delaware Resident and Fellow, President. 2011-2012. Andrea Read, D.O.

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