Fellows’ Corner

2015 Acknowledgements

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) 2015

Abby Carlson, MD presented a poster at SHEA 2015 conference titled: “Urine Culturing Practices in a Large Academic Medical Center.”

Jennie Kwon, DO presented a poster at the SHEA 2015 conference titled: “Correlation of Clostridium difficile Enzyme Immunoassay Results with Clinical Signs and Symptoms of Clostridium difficile Infection.”

Cryptococcus Infection Network Cohort Study for non-HIV patients (CINCH) 2015

Andrej Spec, MD, fellow in training, was selected to serve as a Sub-study Steering Committee Member of CINCH 2015, sponsored by the NIH/NIAID.

International Society of Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM) 2015

Andrej Spec, MD presented a poster, “End Stage Liver Disease is a Strong Predictor of Mortality in Cryptococcosis,” at the 19th ISHAM 2015 Congress in Melbourne Australia.


Jennie Kwon, DO, third-year fellow in training and Cynthia Monaco, MD (instructor in medicine now), received IDWeek 2015 Trainee Travel Grants to help defray the costs of attending the IDSA 2015 Conference.