Academic Competitions

South Campus Internal Medicine resident scholarly activities include academic competitions, publications and oral presentations. 

2015 American College of Physicians (ACP) Regional Conference

In November, 2015, our residents swept first place honors in the "medical jeopardy," oral arguments and research poster competitions at the Arizona Chapter meeting of the American College of Physicians (ACP).

  • First Place - Doctor's Dilemma - Balaji Natarajan, MBBS; Senthil Anand, MD; and Muhammad Husnain, MBBS
  • First Place - Oral Clinical Vignette - Jessica August, MD
  • First Place - Research Poster, "A New Risk Factor to Consider in Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis: Severe Pulmonary Hypertension Predicts Higher All-Cause Mortality." - Sridhar Reddy, MD
  • 3rd Place - PGY1 Poster, "Pneumomediastinum After LMA Placement" - Rui Wen Pang, MD

2014 ACP Regional Conference

  • 3rd Place - Oral Clinical Vignette - Rishi Bhargava, MD
  • 3rd Place - Quality Improvement Poster - Sridhar Reddy, MD
  • 3rd Place - Clinic Vignette - Gowri Radhakrishnan, MD 

2013 ACP Regional Conference

  • 1st Place - Intern Poster - Rishi Bhargava, MD
  • 3rd Place - Intern Poster - Kareem Bannis, MD
  • 1st Place - Quality Improvement Poster - Anjali Takyar, DO
  • 2nd Place - Clinical Poster - Seth Assar, MD
  • 1st Place - Oral Clinical Vignette - Natasha Sharda, MD

2012 ACP Regional Conference

  • 2nd Place - PGY1 Poster - Qi Yu, DO
  • 3rd Place - PGY1 Poster - Aaron Fernandes, MD
  • 2nd Place - Clinical Poster - Anju Nair, MD
  • 3rd Place - Oral Clinical Vignette - Divya Pati, MD

2011 ACP Regional Conference

The UA College of Medicine at South Campus was awarded first place in every poster category!

  • 1st Place - Clinical Vignette - Dr. Lisa Graham
  • 1st Place - Research Poster - Dr. Nduka-obi Ossai
  • 1st Place - PGY 1 Poster - Dr. Varun Takyar
  • 2nd Place - Medical Jeopardy - Drs. Takyar, Natt & Ossai
  • 3rd Place - Oral Presenation - Dr. Billy Hour

2010 ACP Regional Conference

  • 2nd Place - Oral Presentation, Dr. Al-Adsani
  • 3rd Place - Poster Presentation, Dr. Poojary

2009 ACP Regional Conference

  • 1st Place - Medical Jeopardy, Drs. Ossai, Doraiswamy & Nagaraja