Office of Inclusion and Diversity

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Health Equity Week 2018

April 2-6




Health Equity Week Poster Session Awards, 2017                   

Best Student Abstract
Title:  The Sociodemographic Factors that Influence the Choice to Pursue Nasolveolar Molding: One Major Hospital’s Experience
Isabella Guajardo
Medical Student,
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

Best Housestaff Abstract
Title:  Improving Patients’ Understanding of Radiology Reports Using a Lay-Language Glossary of Radiology
Teresa Martin- Carreras, MD
Resident, Diagnostic Radiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 

Best Quality Improvement Abstract
Title:  Decreasing the Perception of Examine Room Wait Time
Adam Lyons, MD
Resident, Family Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Health System

Best Research Abstract
Title:  Racial Disparities in Surgical Outcomes of Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
 Samuel Montgomery       
Harrison Surgical Scholar,
Penn Medicine

Best Innovations in Medical Education Abstract
Title:  Goodness Versus Fairness in Public Health Decision Making:  Designing an Animated Bioethics Learning Module
Hannah McClane, MD
Resident, Occupational Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania



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