The Paul Kaplowitz, M.D., Endowed Lectureship Award for Cost-Effective Care in Pediatric
Karen Rubin, M.D.
AAP and PES Leona Cuttler Quality Improvement Award
Kristina Cossen, M.D.
“Quality Improvement in the Perioperative Medical Management of Pediatric Thyroidectomy”
AAP Section on Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Young Scholar Abstract Award (original research)
“Compassion Fatigue, Burnout and Compassion Satisfaction in Pediatric Palliative Care”
Young Scholar Abstract Awards (QI)
Ariel M. Lyons-Warren, M.D., Ph.D.
“Identifying Pediatric Neurology Patients with Unmet Palliative Care Needs”
Melissa S. Mark, M.D.
“Improving the Frequency of Symptom Assessment in Pediatric Palliative Care Patients”
Young Scholar Best Poster Award
Lindsay Edwards, M.D., FAAP
“Integrating Advance Care Planning into Standard Outpatient Care for Adults with Congenital
or Pediatric Heart Disease Followed in a Heart Failure and Transplant Clinic at a
Tertiary Children’s Hospital”
AAP Section on International Child Health (SOICH)
Best Oral Presentation
Ariane N. Ndayikeje
“Predictors of Poor Adherence Among Children and Adolescents on ART for At Least One
Year in Kigali Pediatric Centre of Excellence, Rwanda”
Best Poster Presentation
“Current State of School-Based Health Centers in the Dominican Republic”
Honorable Mention Poster Presentation
Kimberly Petko, M.D., M.P.H.
“Child Trafficking in the Philippines: A Needs Assessment of Social Service Organizations
in Cebu, Philippines”
Allison Platt, M.D., FAAP
“The Future is Theirs: Teaching Children About Water Safety and Cholera Prevention
in Haiti, Where Waterborne Illnesses Cause More Than Half the Deaths in the Country
AAP Section on Medicine-Pediatrics
Clinical Case Abstract Award Winners
Xixi Luo, M.D.
“Progressive Dysphagia in a Young Woman: An Atypical Presentation and Late Diagnosis
of Epidermolysis Bullosa”
Katelyn Good, M.D.
“Adult Malignancy in a Pediatric Patient: The Role of Med-Peds Providers in Palliative
AAP Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Young Investigator Awards
Katie A. Fritz, M.D., M.P.H.
“Adverse Early Life Environment Restricts Growth and Increased Hepatic Lipid Content”
Asimenia Angelidou, M.D., Ph.D., FAAP
“Implementation of an Evidence-Based Guideline to Reduce Non-indicated Antacid Use
in the NICU”
AAP Section on Neurology
Trainee Travel Award
Audie Espinoza, M.D.
“The Epidemiology of Infantile Botulism”
AAP Section on Neurological Surgery
Best Oral Presentation Award
Brandon Sherrod, M.D.
“Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infection Following Non-Shunt Pediatric Neurosurgery:
A Review of 9,296 Procedures from a National Database and Comparison to a Single-Center
AAP Section on Oral Health
Best Poster Abstract
“Deficiencies in Developmental Oral Health Knowledge Among Pediatric Residents”
AAP Section on Orthopaedics
Young Investigator in Training Awards
Supported by the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Derrick Knapik, M.D.
“Consequences Following Distal Femoral Growth Plate Violation with an Intramedullary
Implant: A Pilot Study in a Sheep Model”
Dillon O'Neill, B.A.
“Can Epiphyseal Unstable SCFE be Reduced by Closed Reduction with Minimal AVN?”
“Neuromonitoring Signals and Blood Pressure: When They Go Low, We Go High”