WellSpan Medical Education

2023 Discovery Day Award Winners

Congratulations to the following Residents and Fellows who received awards at this year’s WellSpan Resident Discovery Day.

Residents and Fellows in pharmacy and medical specialties from WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital, WellSpan Waynesboro Hospital, and WellSpan York Hospital participated in the Discovery Day presentations.


Outstanding Manuscript Award for Residents/Fellows

New Investigator AwardUnpublished manuscript by an author without prior peer-reviewed publication experience.

Mahanoor Raza, WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital - Family Medicine Residency Program
Synovium to Myocardium: A Case Report of Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Crystal Arthritis Associated with Myocardial Infarction


Established Investigator AwardManuscript by an author with peer-reviewed publication experience.

Ayesha Yahya - Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program
Women and Underrepresented Minorities in Osteopathic Orthopaedic Surgery Residencies


Outstanding presentation awards for each session:


Plenary Session Awards

Session 1

Roxane Shirazi, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Perception of a Healthy Diet in Pregnancy in a Latinx Population: Comparing Centering Pregnancy focus groups to traditional prenatal care


Session 2

Areeba Zain, Family Medicine - Good Samaritan
Trends in Vitamin B12 Level Testing Utilization in Patients on Metformin from 2000-2022


Outstanding Concurrent Sessions

Education Presentation 

Faiza Butt, MD , Family Medicine - Good Samaritan
Improving Scholarship in Residency: Impact of a Comprehensive Intervention with Structured Roadmap, Individual Accountability and Measurement of Outcomes        


Case Report Presentation 

Axel Santiago Carlo, Sports Medicine Fellowship
The Cheer Ending Diagnosis of Rib Pain                                             


Quality Improvement Presentation

Ashley Myers, Pharmacy
Evaluation of pharmacist interventions during transitions of care from intensive care units 


Research Populations Presentation

Nikki Floyd, MD, Family Medicine – York
A Quality Improvement Initiative to Increase Bipolar Screening Rates at Thomas Hart Family Practice



Outstanding Lightning Sessions

Case Report and Quality Improvement Presentation

Sobia Zareen, Family Medicine - Good Samaritan
Improving the Training in Core Outpatient Procedures by the Family Medicine Residents at a Community Hospital with a Multifaceted Intervention: A Quality Improvement (QI) Project


Orthopedics Presentation 

Michael Dillenkofer, DO, Orthopedic Surgery
Does Hip Fracture Incidence Increase During a Full Moon? A retrospective review.


Quality Improvement and Research Presentation

Chioma Nwasike, Family Medicine – York
Incidental Finding of Synovial Osteochondromatosis


Research Presentation 

Sabrina A Kamer, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrial Cancer Recurrence in Patients Taking Metformin

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