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Scholarly Activity

Northside Hospital Gwinnett Internal Medicine residents have multiple opportunities for scholarly activity through quality improvement activities within the system and research activities sponsored by the Northside Hospital Department of Research.

Residents have the opportunity to participate in research through the Northside Hospital Department of Research. The Northside Hospital Research Program participates in clinical trials and studies that directly affect the care of patients here in Georgia.

Selected resident scholarly activity works include:

Publications

  • Peng H, Minqiang Lu, Florin M. Selaru, The genome-wide gene expression profiling to predict competitive endogenous RNA network in hepatocellular cancer, Genomics Data (2015), doi: 10.1016/j.gdata.2015.03.016
  • Arnold, J., Hatic, H., Ivanoff, E., Sorrell, M., Berglind, J. Dietary Gluten Alters the Balance of Proinflammatory and Anti-inflammatory Cytokines in the DSS Induced Colitis Model. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. 2017;23: 89. DOI: 10.1097/01.MIB.0000512817.23167.fd
  • Seagrove-Guffey MA, Hatic H, Peng H, Bates KC, Odugbesan AO. Malignancy rate of atypia of undetermined significance/follicular lesion of undetermined significance in thyroid nodules undergoing FNA in a suburban endocrinology practice: A retrospective cohort analysis. Cancer Cytopathol. 2018 Oct;126(10):881-888. doi: 10.1002/cncy.22054. Epub 2018 Oct 18. PMID: 30335212.
  • Peng H, Lim T, Nam J, Lee J. Autoimmune hepatitis following Epstein-Barr virus infection: a diagnostic dilemma. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Jul 10;12(7):e229615. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2019-229615. PMID: 31296641; PMCID: PMC6626455.
  • Chandradevan R, Takeda H, Hayes B, Faulkner K, Darrow M. Metastatic breast cancer presenting as acute liver injury: diagnostic dilemma in the setting of suspected hemochromatosis. Oxf Med Case Reports. 2020 May 6;2020(3):omaa019. doi: 10.1093/omcr/omaa019. PMID: 32395253; PMCID: PMC7202048.
  • Chandradevan R, Takeda H, Lim T, Patel N. Mycobacterium tuberculosis concealed by enterococcal sacroiliitis. IDCases. 2020 Jun 1;21:e00858. doi: 10.1016/j.idcr.2020.e00858. PMID: 32566481; PMCID: PMC7298644.
  • Maknojia A, Pride Y, Ghatak A, Lee J. Fistula Between the First Obtuse Marginal Branch of the Left Circumflex and the Left Ventricular Cavity: A Rare Anomaly. Cureus. 2021 Feb 12;13(2):e13316. doi: 10.7759/cureus.13316. PMID: 33738160; PMCID: PMC7959876.

Quality Improvement Projects

  • Guffey, M.S., Hines, T., Roberson, E., Hartley, C., Sass, L. Decreasing Nocturnal Hypoglycemia Rates: A Resident-Led Quality Improvement Project. American College of Physicians Georgia Chapter Scientific Meeting (September, 2017).
  • Hatic H., Guffey M.S., Alfarra R., Patel, N., & Bates, K. Quality Improvement Initiative to Optimize Laboratory Tracking & Patient Notification in Resident Clinic. American College of Physicians National Meeting New Orleans (April, 2018).
  • Lee J., Shapiro S., Lee S., Grellinger, L., Needham, J., Lim, T. Improving Enteral Nutrition in the Intensive Care Unit: A Resident-Led Quality Improvement Project. American College of Physicians, Georgia Chapter Annual Meeting (October 2018).
  • Lee S., Kim E., Hines T., Hatic H., Williams L., Lee J., Bates, K. Improving Mammogram Follow-Ups in Resident Clinic. American College of Physicians, Georgia Chapter Annual Meeting (October 2018).

Oral Presentations:

  • Guffey MS, Bates K, Patel N. Bias and Effect, Hepatitis, Proctitis and Oral Candidiasis as the Presenting Signs of Acute HIV. American College of Physicians, Georgia Chapter Annual Meeting (October 2016).
  • Shapiro SE, Kaplan P., Not A Prototypical Presentation: A case of disseminated protothecosis. American College of Physicians Georgia Chapter Annual Meeting (September 2017).
  • Torres-Diaz K. An Unlikely Fusion: A Case of Fusobacterium necrophorium and Streptococcus pneumoniae Bacteremia. American College of Physicians, Georgia Chapter Annual Meeting. October 2018.
  • Lee J, Shapiro S., Lee S., Grellinger L., Needham, J., Lim, T. Improving Enteral Nutrition in the Intensive Care Unit: A Resident-Led Quality Improvement Project. American College of Physicians, Georgia Chapter Annual Meeting (October 2018).
  • Huynh P, Patel D. Not Your Typical Ear infection. Southern Society of General Internal Medicine (February, 2019).

Poster Presentations:

Due to the diversity of cases encountered by residents throughout their training, our residents have presented at state, regional, and national conferences such as:

  • American College of Physicians – Georgia Chapter
  • Southern Society of General Internal Medicine
  • Southern Hospital Medicine
  • American College of Physicians
  • Society of Hospital Medicine
  • Society of General Internal Medicine
  • American Thoracic Society
  • CHEST
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • American College of Osteopathic Internists
  • American College of Cardiology

Awards and Honors

  • Peng H. Southern Society for Clinical Investigation Young Investigator Award in General Internal Medicine 2018. https://www.ssciweb.org/news-topic.php?newsid=47
  • Alfarra R. First Place, Resident/Fellow Poster Competition. PCOM-GA Research Day, May 2018
  • Hatic H. Second Place, Resident/Fellow Poster Competition. PCOM-GA Research Day, May 2018
  • Wang B, Hines T, Lee J, Shapiro S. 3rd Place, Doctor’s Dilemma Competition, American College of Physicians-GA Chapter Meeting Oct 2016
  • Hines T. Lee J, Shapiro S, Huynh P. Winner, Doctor’s Dilemma Competition, American College of Physicians-GA Chapter Meeting Oct 2017. GA representative, Doctor’s Dilemma Competition, American College of Physicians Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA Apr 2018
  • Lee J, Shapiro S, Huynh P, Peng H. 2nd Place, Doctor’s Dilemma Competition, American College of Physicians-GA Chapter Meeting Oct 2018
  • Lee J, Huynh P, Shapiro S. 3rd Place, Resident Medical Jeopardy. Southern Regional Society of Internal Medicine, Feb 2019