The Transitional Year Program requires scholarly activity as a part of the training, and encourages and supports the output of our residents through a variety of methods including but not limited to:
Our residents have given presentations of their in a variety of settings including conferences at the CDC and over the radio waves in interviews discussing their projects with the Medical Association of Georgia.
TY Residents presented several Grand Round Conferences, lectures and presentations on Disaster Training during Covid-19: These conferences included: Novel Coronavirus Variants: What we know so far ; Covid and PPE; Media and the Public; Isolation, Containment and Quartantine; Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) Triage; Covid-19 Misinformation; and Corona Virus Variants.
Drs. J. Li, P. Liaw and U. Parwal participated in a high-profile mass casulty training exercise that MAG Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) conducted. Groups in attendance included the Trinity S.O.M., the Gentral Georgia Technical College, the Georgia Air National Guard, Warner Robins Police, Global Medica lResponse (air ambulance) and the Georgia State Patrol (security helicopters), Which was held in Warner Robbins, Georgia on June 12th, 2021
Dr. V. Ambai was selected to present a poster at the 23rd Annual ASIPP (American Society of Interventional Pain Management)nMeeting in New Orleans, LA, which was held on June 25th, 2021. His Poster was titled "Peripheral Nerve Stimulator in Post-sternotomy Pain".
Dr. U. Parwal presented a Grand Round Lecture on "Introduction to Disaster Response and the Incident Command System".
Dr. A. Vats presented a Grand Round Lecture on " Acute, Subacute and Chronic Back Pain".
Dr. E. Whitton was one of several residents selected to present a poster at the 46th Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting to be held from May 13th through 16th, 2021 in Lake Buena Vista, FL. His poster is titled "Impact of a Multimodal Analgesic Pathway in Reducing Intraoperative and Postoperative Opioid Use in Patients Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty".
Dr. V. Ambai presented a Powerpoint presentation to employees at the CDC entitled " Buprenorphine in Opioid Use Disorder".
Dr. V. Ambai was one of several residents selected to present an ePoster at the 2020 ASRA (American Society of Regional Anesthesia) and Pain Medicine Conference. His Poster was titled "Celiac Plexus Neurolysis for Abdominal Cancers".
Dr. B. Christianson presented a Grand Round PowerPoint presentation on "The Basics of Chest Radiology".
Drs. M. Agarwal and N. Mickinac, along with students from The Medical College of Georgia, were awarded the "Star of Community Achievement Award in 2019" for their work with the MAG MRC on Disaster Training.
Dr. M. Agarwal attended Health IT Day at the State Capitol building, where he met State Senators and the Governor. He also attended a panel on the Opioid Crisis and how Technology can help.
Dr. M. Agarwal's E-Publication on "Healthcare and Homelessness" was published in the MAG Newsletter.
Drs. M. Agarwal, B. Comora, A. Rali, and S. Telliard participated in "Stop the Bleed" training activities at the Georgia World Congress Center for Emergency Response for the upcoming Superbowl activities.
Drs. M. Agarwal, B. Comora, A. Rali, B. Christianson, and S. Telliard participated in "Stop the Bleed" training activities for first and second-year medical students at the Medical College of Georgia.
Dr. B. Christianson served as Doctor of the Day at the Georgia State Capitol to provide care to senators and congressmen in session. He also presented a Grand Round PowerPoint presentation on "The Basics of Chest Radiology".
Drs. M. Aseem, S. Telliard, and K. Wang served as Medical Association of Atlanta delegates at the Medical Association of Georgia's House of Delegates Meeting.
Dr. B. Christianson and other TY residents participated in the "Stop the Bleed" training at the Georgia World Congress Center for the NSMS Training Summit.
Dr. J. Choi presented a Grand Round Lecture on "Basics of Abdominal Ultrasound".
Dr. Shoheb Ali graduated from Northside Hospital Gwinnett's (formerly Gwinnett Medical Center) first Transitional Year Program's graduating class in June 2017. After completing his residency in Internal Medicine at Northside Hospital, he practiced medicine as a hospitalist and urgent care physician. He recently became part of the staff at HIPNation in Lawrenceville, GA.
Dr. Benjamin Hayes graduated from Northside Hospital Gwinnett's (formerly Gwinnett Medical Center) first Transitional Year Graduating Class in June 2017. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency at Northside Hospital and practiced medicine as a hospitalist and urgent care physician.