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Anyone engaged in research knows that the process can be daunting. Add the rigors of training in a graduate medical education program to this, and it might seem all but impossible to accomplish anything meaningful. However, the individuals highlighted in our 2019 Graduate Medical Education Research Day Compendium were able to overcome those odds. Their abstracts are showcased here and their efforts to advance the collective knowledge in their respective fields are commendable. We thank these Resident and Fellow Physicians and all who have supported them in their endeavors to reach this point with their research. Most of all, we encourage their great work to continue in the spirit of intellectual curiosity that will lead everyone into a better tomorrow.

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Medicine--Study and teaching (Graduate); Medicine—Research; Medical sciences—Research; Residents (Medicine); Physicians--In-service training; Physicians (General practice)--In-service training; Veterans--Medical care—Research; Burns and scalds; Emergency medicine; Emergency medicine--Study and teaching; Emergency physicians; Family medicine; Family medicine--Study and teaching; Gastroenterology; Internal medicine; Interns (Medicine); Internal medicine--Study and teaching; Obstetrics; Obstetrics--Study and teaching; Orthopedics; Otolaryngology; Otolaryngology—Research; Otolaryngology--Study and teaching; Pediatrics; Pediatrics—Research; Pediatrics--Study and teaching; Surgery, Plastic; Psychiatry; Adolescent psychiatry; Psychiatry—Research; Psychiatry--Study and teaching; Psychiatry--Study and teaching (Residency); Child psychiatry--Study and teaching; Child psychiatry—Research; Psychiatry--Study and teaching (Graduate)


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Al-Hamad M MD, Martin A DO

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS): A Pilot Program for Improving Patient Outcomes

Bahadori-Esfahani F MD, Farooq A MD

Pseudocyesis and Other Pregnancy Imitating Conditions: Sorting Through Differential Diagnosis: A Case Report

Chawla V MD

Comparison of Pain Assessment Tools and Addressing Knowledge Gaps Regarding Neonatal Pain Among NICU Staff at University Medical Center - A Quality Improvement Project

Cheng, D MD

Comparing Treatment Patterns of Hepatocellular Carcinoma at Academic Centers and Non-Academic Centers witin the Mountain Region

Chiang J DO

There Can Be Such a Thing as a Free Clinic - An Introduction for Implementationn of a Resident and Student-Run Free Clinic for the Las Vegas Adolescent and Young Adult Uninsured Community to Improve Mental Health Outcomes

Claman B MD

Selective Drain Placement in Transmasculine Top Surgery: An 8-Year Experience

Danscuk, N DO

Case Report: A Rare Morgagni Diapharagmatic Hernia in an Adult

Davis S MD

Risk Factors for the Development of a Symptomatic Contralateral Discoid Lateral Meniscus

Diego J MD

Parastomal Hernia Causes Gastric Outlet Obstruction

Dunn J MD, Tuano K MD

Cholecystocolonic Fistulae and Preoperative Planning

Estrada-Munoz O MD, Tuano K MD

Standardization of Discharge Instructions and Effects on Post-Operative Care

Francis K MD

A Standardized Approach to the Use of Water-Soluble Contrast as a Diagnostic Tool in Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction

Freedman C MD, Reyes R DO

This "Parasite" Keeps "Bugging" Me: A Case of Delusional Parasitosis

George A MD

Tuberculosis Meningitis and Diagnostic Difficulty in a 2-Year -Old: A Case Report

George A MD

Nephrotic Syndrome Confused with Scrotal Cellulitis: A Case Report

Gray A MD, PhD

Time to Case Closure of Occupational Hand Injuries

Hom K MD

Controversies in Syphilis Screening: A Paradigm Shift in Pregnant Versus Non-Pregnant Patients Tested with A Reverse Sequencing Technique

Hong C DO, Mattu R MD

Managment of Benzodiazepine Withdrawal in Pregnancy with Co-Occurring Opioid Abuse

Horner L MD

Association of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors with Increased Mortality Among Patients with Isolated Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Jacovetty E MD

Surgical Techniques and Outcome of Preipartum Hysterectomy at A University Hospital

Jang EJ MD

Fulminant Infections Mononucleosis as A Clinical Manifestation of X- Linked Lymphoproliferative Disease in Healthy 15-Year-Old Male

Javaid A MD

Heart Failure Quality Movement at the Las Vegas VA

Kahane J MD

Exit-To-ECMO: A lifesaving Technique in The setting of A Giant Obstructing Cervicofacial Teratoma

Kaminiski C MD

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome in The Burn Patient: A Case Series

Kasar P MD

Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation (PFR): A Retrospective Observational Analysis

Kent T MD

Moped Riders Less Likely to Use Helmets, More Likely to Sustain Head, Face, or Neck Injuries Than Motorcyclists

Khawaja H MD

Neonatal Presentation of Omphalocele, Existrophy, Imperforate Anus, and Spinal Defects

Keblan S MD

Life Saving Leeches? A Case of Pulmonary Embolism After Free Flap Scalp Reconstruction

Keblan S MD

The Microsurgery Fellowship Match: What's The Cost?

Lee A MD

Paradigm Shift for Eclampsia: Initial Managment is Now by EMS and Emergeny Department

Lei K MD

ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction in A 27-Year-Old Female with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Lim J MD

A Case of Bilateral Renal Mass in Beckwith- Wiedemann Syndrome: Nephromegaly Vs. Nephroblastomatosis

MacDavid J MD

Heterotopic Replantation of Index Finger to Amputated Thumb

Makar R MD

Ethnic Disparities and Body Mass Index Trends In Colorectal Cancer Screening: Explorative Analysis of Southern Nevada and National Data

Marshall T MD

Rethinking Intravenous Catheter Size and Location for Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiography

Mattu R DO, Hong C DO

Managment of Benzodiazepine Withdrawal in Pregnancy with Co-Occurring Opioid Abuse

McNicoll C MD

Low-Grade Appendiceal Mucinous Neoplasm: A Case Report

McNicoll C MD

Transient Femoral Nerve Palsy Following Liposomal Bupivacaine Wound Infiltration During Inguinal Herniorrhaphy

Mehta Z MD

Use of Intranasal Fentanyl in Pediatric ED Triage for Rapid Treatment of Vaso-Occlusive Crisis

Natarjan R MD

Predictors of Immunoglobulin Therapy Resistance in Kawasaki Disease

Nguyen D MD

A Foreboding Mimicker, Ring Enhancing Lesion from A Pulmonary Embolism

Noble R MD

Pneumatosis Cytoides Intestinalis: A Case Report

Ogley S MD

Robotic Rectus Harvest for Perineal and Posterior Vaginal Wall Defects and for Rectovaginal Fistula Repair: A Case Series

Olson T MD

Atraumatic Intraperitoneal Bladder Rupture After Alcohol Induced Loss of Conciousness

Pham C DO

Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide in Psychiatry

Pang F MD

Evaluation of Video Motion Amplification Software to Identify Anatomic Structures

Raman A MD

The Effect of Ovarian Follicle Size on the Formation of Good Quality Blastocysts

Reeve N MD

A Rare Case of Sinonasal Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma

Regas N DO

Infant Botulism in A Two-Month-Old Female

Regas N DO

Quality Improvement: Reducing the Rate of Blood Culture Contamination in the Emergency Department at Sunrise Children's Hospital

Romero B MD

Toxic Noise Levels During Total Joint Arthoplasty Surgery

Schanda T MD

Where's the Bleed? A Case ofAnatomical Variant Complicating the Management of Blunt Hepatic Trauma

Sodomin E MD

Hypoglycemic Encephalothapy Secondary to Vitamin C Infusion in Burn Resuscitation

Sun J MD

Concurrent Presentation of Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia and Neurofibromatosis Type 1

Teisch L MD

Left Ventricular Thrombus with Extension into The Aortic Sinus Status Post Stage One Hybrid Procedure in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Tran K MD

Maternal Mortality in Southern Nevada: What are The Critical Diagnoses at a University Medical Center?

Tuano K MD

The Omphalocele-Existrophy- Imperforate Anus-Spinal Defects (OEIS) Complex, A Case Report

Vega J MD

A Five-Year Review of Pavement Burns from A Desert Burn Center

Ward B MD

Colorectal Surgery and Surgical Site Infections at University Medical Center

Wilson C MD

Assessing the Effects of Competition on The Development of Surgical Proficiency and Voluntary Usage of an Endoscopic Virtual Reality Simulator

Young A MD

Salivary Gland Choristoma: A Rare Middle Ear Mass

Young A MD

Haddad Syndrome: A Need for Scrutiny Prior to Decannulation



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