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GME Vitals

Welcome New Residents

Graduate Medical Education welcomes 17 new residents into the training programs. Orientation was held June 25 – 29 and included a welcome picnic for all resident families to become acquainted. New Residents are: NAME PROGRAM COM Donald Kennedy EM LECOM – Bradenton Christina Maier EM RVUCOM Kellen Stromberg ENT DMU Maria Tollefson ENT KCUMB Victoria DiGennaro FM OUCOM Carl Fry FM OCUOM Russell Hyde GEN SURG LECOM – Bradenton Lauren Wright GEN SURG LMU Lyndsey Ruhe IM NOVA Rupali Sharma IM WVSOM Joseph Strobel IM KCUMB Alma Velayo IM UNECOM John Burger ORTHO PCOM Jarred Holt ORTHO PCOM Lindsay…

Western Reserve ENT Resident Wins First Place

Dr. Amy Stinson The American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation honored Dr. Amy Stinson, PGY-5 ENT resident with first place for her resident paper. Dr. Stinson’s paper was titled "Prospective Study: The Effect of Allergy Immunotherapy on Sleep." In addition to the recognition, Dr. Stinson was awarded $650. She is congratulated for her work and selection.

Resident Awards Presented by Medical Students at May Pit Stop

At the May 21st Pit Stop, students presented the following appreciation awards to residents: Melissa Juliano (FM) received the “Dr. Awesome" Award for Outstanding Bedside Manner Mary Ellen Margocs DiDonato (FM) received the "Career Guidance Guru" Award for providing helpful career advice to medical students Vince Snarr (IM) received the “Genius Mentor" Award for excellence in teaching and sharing medical knowledge Lindsey Hines (FM) received the "Social Captain" Award for showing hospitality to medical students and including them in social activities Sergio Ulloa (Ortho) received the “Top Pimp" Award for always demanding answers to tough medical questions Congratulations to…

Dr. Melissa Juliano receives First Place for research

Dr. Melissa Juliano, PGY-3 Family Medicine Resident has been selected as the First Place winner in the Ohio State Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians/CORE FP-RPAC paper competition. She will receive a $1,000 cash prize for her paper entitled Screening Intimate Partner Violence in Primary Care: A Survey of Battered Women’s Shelters in Two Ohio Counties. We congratulate her on her recognition of this community based research.

Third Year Med Students Prepare for OSCE

In preparation for an upcoming Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE), third year medical students practiced interviewing and examining standardized patients, played by fourth year medical students. The OSCE is a is a performance-based exam in which trainees are observed and evaluated as they go through a series of stations with standardized patients portraying a medical problem. Pictured are Jessica Vincent (MS3) and Vikki DiGennaro (MS4).