EMRA Case-Con 2020

Case-Con 2020 - We Went Virtual

A huge success! Thank you to the 30 participants.  This year we were virtual at ACEP20 with both medical students and residents for our third annual case study presentation. Congratulations to our 2020 winners, who we hope to feature in an upcoming edition of EM Resident.

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Medical Student Champions:

Resident Champions:

Medical Student Cases

William Bennett, MSIII
Twice in a Blue Moon? Recurrent Pneumothorax in a Woman of Reproductive Age
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Michael Bezzerides, MSIV
A Case of Status Epilepticus; An Uncommon Sequelae of a Well-Known Disease
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Allison Boynton, MSIV
A Rare Case of Simultaneous Bilateral Patellar Tendon Rupture
Touro University Nevada

Jace Bradshaw, MSIV
Ultrasound-Assisted Diagnosis of Embolic Cerebrovascular Accident from Left Atrial Myxoma in the Emergency Department
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Peter Bryant, MSIV
A drug by any other name: DRESS syndrome in Georgetown, Guyana
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Jordyn Cohen, MSIV
A Case of a Clot in Transit: An Intracardiac Thrombus Identified by Bedside Ultrasonography in the Emergency Department
Florida Atlantic University Schmidt College of Medicine

Rich Dowd, MSIV
Shock in OUD: ABCs first but don't forget HPA!
Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Bradley Emmerich, MSIV
A Kink in Her Neck?
University of Missouri School of Medicine

Leah A. Goldberg, MSIII
Identifying E-Cigarette Associated Lung Injury in the COVID-19 Era
Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University

Colton Junod, MSIII
“Everything But The Kitchen Sink”, Multiple Ring-enhancing Lesions in a Previously Healthy Teen
Indiana University School of Medicine

Lauren Malaya, MSIII
Spontaneous Splenic Rupture From Massive Splenomegaly Due To Hairy Cell Leukemia
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Jett McPherson, MSIII
Penile Mondor's Disease: Rare or Just Underdiagnosed?
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine

Lenexa Morais, MSIV
Air Should Not Be There: A Case of Enterothecal Fistulas, Pneumorrhachis, and Epidural Phlegmon
University of Texas Medical Branch

Thanh Nguyen, MSIV
Not all chest pain is ACS: A Case of Sick Sinus Syndrome
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

James Snitzer, MSIV
Pass the sugar! A case of persistent hypoglycemia
Emory University School of Medicine

Resident Cases

Dr. Chelsea Ausman, PGY3+
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection in a Postpartum Patient Presenting with Group A Strep Throat

Dr. Thomas Bebekoski, PGY2
Ohhh, You (Spontaneously) Take My Breath Away...!
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital

Dr. Gary Bhagat, PGY3+
Turkey in the Chest: Massive Hiatal Hernia with Gastric Volvulus
University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria Campus

Dr. Catherine Divingian, PGY1
Lifevest Fail?
Citrus Memorial Hospital

Dr. Matthew Johnson, PGY1
Tough to Swallow and Harder to Breathe, A Case of a Forgotten Disease
Georgetown University Hospital / Washington Hospital Center

Dr. Joseph Kim, PGY2
“Myxed” Differentials for Shortness of Breath: A Case of a Large Atrial Myxoma
Zucker Emergency Medicine at Northshore/LU

Dr. Ryan Lee, PGY2
A Can't MIS(-C) Diagnosis
Christiana Care

Dr. Marcos Marugan-Wyatt, PGY2
Pyogenic Extensor Tenosynovitis Visualized and Diagnosed with Bedside Ultrasonography
UCF/HCA Healthcare GME Consortium of North Florida

Dr. Keya Patel, PGY3+
A Serendipitous Diagnosis...Recognizing a Dangerous Cause of Shoulder Pain
Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Nishad Rahman, PGY2
When It’s NOT “Just a Headache”: A Case of Mollaret’s Meningitis
St. John's Riverside Hospital

Dr. Matthew Rivera, PGY1
Is That a Uterus or is That the Colon? An Unusual Case of Clostridium Perfringens Gas Gangrene
Northwell Hospital - Southside Hospital

Dr. Kyle Santee, PGY3+
Hypertriglyceridemia-Induced Acute Pancreatitis: An Interesting Cause of Pseudohyponatremia
Kent Hospital

Dr. Mack Sheraton, PGY1
An Unusual Multi-systemic Presentation of Invasive Mucinous Ovarian Cancer
Trinity Medical Center West MSOPTI

Dr. Catherine Yu, PGY2
Watch the Airway! A Case of Angina Bullosa Hemorrhagica
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Dr. Bassam Zahid, PGY3+
Pancreatitis: The Great Mimicker
Stony Brook University

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Join EMRA's Research Committee in Philadelphia at ACEP's Scientific Assembly. CaseCon will be Monday, October 9 from 1p - 5:00p ET at The Downtown Marriott, Franklin 11/12/13.