Internal Medicine Division News

March 2017 Recognition:

Congratulations to Dr. Sami Tahhan on being voted as ACP Outstanding Teacher for Eastern Virginia Medical School Internal Medicine!

Congratulation to the below Residents, and their Mentors, on being selected to present posters at the Virginia Chapter of the American College of Physicians meeting!

Dr. Ali Ahmed (PGY2) and Dr. B. Mitchell Goodman III (Internal Medicine Program Director) presenting: "The Frenchman Sepsis - A forgotten disease".

Dr. Gretchen Brayman (PGY3) and Dr. Sami Tahhan (Internal Medicine Associate Professor) presenting: "Underneath the ink: a unique case of sarcoidosis".

 

Dr. Tharini Gunapal (PGY3) and Dr. L. Beth Gadkowski (Internal Medicine Associate Professor) presenting: "The Golden Masquerader: A Case of Empyema Necessitans cause by Actinomyces".

Dr. Mit Patel (PGY3) attended the Regional conference as the State of Virginia Jeopardy Representative; the National ACP Conference will take place in San Diego, from March 30th through April 1st.

Internal Medicine at the regional 2017 ACP conference

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November 2016 Recognition:

Virginia Academy of Sleep Medicine Conference in Richmond. EVMS was well represented with several outstanding lecturers and 2 scientific posters. Poster on pulmonary byresearch assistant, Shane Gill, with the help of Libby Hossain. IM resident Tiffany Tsang won second place in the poster competition!

Congratulations to Dr. Sill, Dr. Tiffany Tsang (PGY 2) and Shane Gill for participating in the Virginia Academy of Sleep Medicine Conference, where Dr. Tsang took second place for her poster!

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August 2016 Recognition:

Congratulations to the Diabetes & Endocrinology specialty, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, for being nationally ranked as by the U.S. News & World Report! EVMS faculty help staff SNGH — the top-rated hospital in Virginia — and its diabetes & endocrinology program.

US News Top 50 August 2016

The Diabetes & Endocrinology specialty, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, for being nationally ranked as by the U.S. News & World Report! EVMS faculty help staff SNGH — the top-rated hospital in Virginia — and its diabetes & endocrinology program.

June 2016 Recognition:

Congratulations to Dr. David A. Johnson for your American Board of Internal Medicine re-appointment.

May 2016 Recognition:

Congratulations to Dr. David Johnson for receiving the AGA 2016 Distinguished Educator Award!

Congratulations to Dr. Ware, Okhravi, Chen and Morris on nice articles and photos in the new EVMS magazine.

April 2016 Recognition:

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Hooper  for being selected as an EVMS/Sentara Endowed Chair for Academic Leadership Advancement.

Congratulations to Christian Bergman (PGY 2), David Klimpl (PGY 3), Dr. Jody Boggs, Dr. John E. Brush, Jr., Dr. Michael Hooper, and Dr. Milly Kannarkat for their well-deserved election into the AΩAHonor Medical Society. 


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Congratulations to Dr. Edward Oldfield, IV (PGY 1) for being selected as the winner of the 2016 Eastern Virginia Medical School "The Sir Williams Osler Award for Outstanding Intern".

March 2016 Recognition:

Congratulations to the following residents on being accepted as ACP State Presenters:

From Left: Shana Mirshahi (PGY 2), Dr. Jody Boggs, Tanvi Sojitra (PGY 2), Jennifer Winslow (PGY 2), Shruti Deopujari (PGY 3), Dr. Jerry Nadler, Libby Hossain (PGY 3), Christian Bergman (PGY 2)
Mit Patel (PGY 2), and Dr. Jagdeesh Ullal.

Many thanks to Danial Henry, the Hampton VA Medical Centers Public Affairs Officer/Congressional Liaison, and the staff of Hampton VA, for creating a video which illustrates the Secretary of Veterans Affairs 'MyVA' tenets and what they mean here, in real time, at Hampton. You can view the video by clicking HERE.

February 2016 Recognition: 

Congratulations to Diabetes researcher Dr. Jerry Nadler for being named Virginia’s Outstanding Scientist for 2016!

Congratulations to Dr. Paul E. Marik for receiving ResearchGate recognition regarding being cited 66 times on Emergency Medical Care for the month of February!

Congratulations to Dr. Edward Oldfield, IV (PGY 1) for being selected by AGA Institute Council to present his abstract, "Effect of Sleep Fragmentation on Composition of Gut Microbiome and Mesenteric Lymph Node Signaling (2442994)" at the May 2016 Digestive Disease Week® (DDW).

Congratulations to Dr. Jody Boggs for being selected by the Internal Medicine residents at EVMS and the Governors Council to receive the ACP Academic Teaching Award for 2016.

January 2016 Recognition:

Congratulations to Dr. Christian Bergman (PGY 2) on being accepted to the 2016 AMDA Foundation Futures Program.  

December 2015 Recognition:

Congratulations to Dr. Christian Bergman (PGY 2) for being selected by the American Geriatrics Society Selection Committee to present his poster, "Gaze Palsy in Dementia? Think Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (2441218)" at the May 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society.  

Congratulations to Drs. Marissa Galicia-Castillo, Robert Palmer, Thomas Manser, Scott Robertson, Mark Flemmer, Aaron Vinik, and David Lieb for being chosen to receive recognition within the 2015-2016 Best Doctors in America® database.

November 2015 Recognition:

Congratulations to Dr. Edward Oldfield for receiving the Mason Andrews Community Service Award, presented by the Sentara Hospitals Norfolk Medical Staff for Educational and Community Contributions.

Congratulations to Mrs. Nell Reece for receiving the November Chairman's Appreciation Award.

October 2015 Recognition:

Congratulations to Dr. Mily Kannarkat for receiving the EVMS "Rising Star" Faculty Award.

Congratulations to Dr. Donald Richardson for receiving the EVMS "Excellence" Faculty Award.

Published Content: 

Cardiology-

Dr. John E. Brush, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.C.:

  • Brush, J.E., (2015). The Science of the Art of Medicine (2nd ed.). Dementi Milestone Pub.

Gastroenterology-

Dr. David A. Johnson, MD, MACG, FASGE, FACP


Commentary & Computer Consult

Click here to view Dr. Johnsons "Johnson on Gastroenterology" index list

Click here to view Dr. Johnsons "Viewpoints" index list

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine-

Dr. Alexander B. Levitov, MD, FCCM, FACP, RDCS:

 Dr. Paul E. Marik , MD , FCCP, FCCM: