8 Emory IM trainees named ACP Young Achievers

(Left to right) VA Chief Resident Dr. Richard Ramonell with 2016 Georgia ACP “Doctor’s Dilemma” winners Drs. Dave Gupta, Leslie Anne Cassidy, and John Marshall

A group of Emory University Department of Medicine residents and fellows will be honored as part of the American College of Physicians’ “ACP Celebrates Young Achievers” initiative at this year’s ACP Internal Medicine Meeting (March 30 – April 1, 2017) in San Diego. Emory internal medicine trainees represent eight of the 16 Young Achievers from Georgia this year.

2017 Emory Internal Medicine “ACP Young Achievers”:

  • Dave Gupta, MD – Doctor’s Dilemma Participant
  • John B. Marshall, MD – Doctor’s Dilemma Participant
  • Leslie Anne Vallandingham Cassidy, MD – Doctor’s Dilemma Participant
  • Denise Ye, MD – Abstract Competition Winner
  • Rita K. Kuwahara, MD – Abstract Competition Winner
  • Robert E. Heinl IV, MD – Clinical Vignette Poster Finalist
  • Sonali Kumar, MD – Clinical Vignette Poster Finalist
  • Sujoy Phookan, MD – Research Poster Finalist

“The ACP is proud to have such high caliber resident/fellow members,” said Dr. Darilyn Moyer, executive vice president and CEO of the ACP. “This group of early career internists demonstrates academic excellence and represents the best of what the future of internal medicine holds.”

Drs. Dave Gupta, John Marshall, and Leslie Anne Cassidy won 1st place in the “Doctor’s Dilemma” jeopardy competition of the Georgia ACP’s chapter meeting in October, earning them a spot in the national competition in San Diego.


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