​​​​​​​​​ACP Michigan Chapter Governor's Award

​​​Dhar wins ACP Michigan Chapter Governor's AwardCongratulations to Dr. J. Patricia Dhar for receiving the Raymond H. Murray Governor's Award for the year 2017 at the Annual Chapter Fall Meeting of the American College of Physicians (ACP). Dr. Dhar was honored for her contributions to the Michigan Chapter, for her achievements in teaching, research, and education during her academic career, and for her contributions to both graduate and undergraduate medical education at the CMU College of Medicine.
Dhar wins ACP Michigan Chapter Governor's AwardThe meeting was held in Traverse City in October, and our students and residents also received honors at the event. Several of our M4 students (Renee Dhar, Kyle Schenk, Alyssa Stroud and Travis Baes) did a great job presenting their posters. Internal Medicine residents were also well represented at the meeting, with nine residents presenting posters (Shefia Beg-PGY 2, Abishek Bhandiwad-PGY 2, Srinandan Guntupalli-PGY 3, Ankita Kapoor PGY 2, Vamsee Mupparaju PGY 3, Dhara Patel PGY 3, Sukhmanpreet PGY 2, Smitha Gudipati PGY 3, and Navneet Panesar PGY 3).

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has just sent us this certificate to highlight the program’s involvement in this organization and we are now designated an Elite Residency Program.  The IM Residency Program pays for membership to the ACP and the residents have many opportunities to participate in regional, state and national events. The resident are released from clinical duties to go to Michigan Resident’s Day every year.  More than half the CMU residents attend the Michigan state meeting in Traverse City including our award winning Doctor’s Dilemma team this year.  A handful of resident are honored with invitations to the national ACP meeting to present abstracts.  In addition, each resident in the program receives a selection of free educational resources.
Elite Residency Program Award

State Champions

CMU team wins Doctor's Dilemma competition at 2017 ACP
CMU team won the 'Doctor's Dilemma' competition at ACP Michigan Chapter Fall 2017 meeting and will be competing at ACP 2018 National Meeting at New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dr. Rex Edward Roda PGY 3
Dr. Srinandan Guntupalli PGY 3
Dr. Angadbir Parmar PGY 2

Poster Competition

CMU Internal Medicine Poster Competition

Dr. Dhara Patel received second place in poster competition at Michigan State Medical Society Annual Scientific Meeting in October, 2017 for 'A Broken Heart from Thyroidectomy: A Case of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy'.

Poster Presentations

The following are the residents who presented their posters at ACP Michigan Chapter Fall 2017 meeting:
CMU Internal Medicine Poster Presentations

Dr. Dhara Patel PGY 3
Dr. Navneet Panesar PGY 3
Dr. Smitha Gudipati PGY 3
Dr. Srinandan Guntupalli PGY 3
Dr. Vamsee Mupparaju PGY 3
Dr. Abhishek Bhandiwad PGY 2
Dr. Ankita Kapoor PGY 2
Dr. Shafia Beg PGY 2
Dr. Sukhmanpreet Singh PGY 2