The VAFP Scholarly Symposium was held on Saturday, November 13, 2021 via Zoom.
The Virginia Academy of Family Physicians (VAFP) 2021 Scholarly Symposium offered Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students the opportunity to present scholarly work in poster format or as an oral presentation. Sixteen resident and students presented scholarly activity related to clinical or population health research, medical education research, literature review, case reports, QI/PI projects, clinical successes, patient stories, or educational projects and relevant to family medicine/primary care.
The submissions are original work not yet published or presented at regional or national meetings and can either be work in progress or completed. The oral presentations were limited to 5 minutes and the poster presentations limited to 2 minutes.
The presentations were broken down into 3 rooms. The links below provide each presentation, abstract and poster PDF if applicable.
Each of the presentations has been reviewed by three physician judges and scored in the following categories 1) Quality of research/QI methodology and appropriate use; 2) Validity of conclusions or anticipated results 3) Clarity and cohesive message during presentation; 4) Relevance of and/or impact on family medicine, 5) Innovation of research or quality improvement; and 6) Organization/understandability of poster/presentation.
- Rural Adolescent Attitudes Toward Physician Careers
- Universal Trauma Precautions: A Skill-Based Curriculum for First-Year Medical Students
- Teenage Distracted Driving and The Role of Parental Modeling
- Impact of Telemedicine on Obstetric Care during COVID-19
- Concordance of Primary HPV Testing among Clinicians and Patients: A Systematic Review
- An Atypical Case of Thrombotic Microangiopathy
- Caring for Refugee Children in a Family Medicine Residency Program Enhances Knowledge and Number of Children Seen
- Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) use in Direct Primary Care (DPC)
- Evaluating Virginia’s Medicaid Expansion Capacity in Non-Metropolitan and Health Professional Shortage Areas
- The Lifebook
- Do Patients Know the AHA Recommendation
- The role of the doctor-patient relationship in patient-reported comfort with alcohol use discussions
- A CQI Project to Measure the Prevalence of Food Insecurity within Clinical Settings
- Unforeseen Consequences: Potential Sequela of Bypassing Routine STI Screening
- COVID 19 associated cognitive, functional, and mood changes in a Virginia nursing home
- Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis
Announcing the 2021 Scholarly Symposium Winners
First Place – Fellow/Resident
Pri Ramsinghani, DO, Fellow, Bon Secours St. Francis Family Medicine Residency Program
Poster titled: “Impact of Telemedicine on Obstetric Care during COVID-19 “
Second Place – Resident
Micah Brickhill-Atkinson, MD, PGY-1, UVA Family Medicine Residency Program
Oral Presentation titled: “Rural Adolescent Attitudes Toward Physician Careers”
First Place – Student
Abigail Piccolo, MS4, UVA School of Medicine
Oral Presentation titled: “Universal Trauma Precautions: A Skill-Based Curriculum for First-Year Medical Students “
Second Place – Student
Saba Ali, MS4, VCU School of Medicine
Poster titled: “Teenage Distracted Driving and The Role of Parental Modeling”
Financial support for this program is provided by the AAFP Foundation’s Family Medicine Philanthropic Consortium (FMPC).