News & Events
Congratulations to all the graduates of the class of 2013!
This year we gathered in style at Turf valley Resort on June 7th to celebrate our residents’ success, to show them gratitude for their hard work and to bid them goodbye as they move on with their careers and lives. This class was an outstanding one and left their mark in the program creating a legacy for future generations to follow.
This year we had an all time high attendance and we had great entertainment, the residents did an outstanding job on their graduation video which will be a great memento for the program.
Special congratulations to our residents of the year Dr. Naresh Bhandari and Dr. Saquib Chaudhri, thank you for your dedication and all your hard work; congratulations also to the subspecialty teaching attendings of the year Dr. Shadi Barakat and Dr. Bernard Kim, your commitment to resident education and the residency has been of paramount importance in the ongoing improvement of the program. Last but not least, congratulations to Dr. Robin Li, who won the Golden Apple Award. Dr. Li has always been a huge supporter of the residents and the residency, helping to shape the outpatient experience into an enriching and fruitful one for all the residents.
Maryland ACP Competition 2013
This year’s Annual Maryland Associates Meeting, sponsored by the American College of Physicians was once again held here at St. Agnes Hospital on May 16th, 2013 and it reached all time high attendance with well over 300 participants. Residents from all the local Internal Medicine residency programs participated, including the armed forces, and presented a total of 250 posters and oral presentations in this well known state-wide competition. This year we once again reached an all time high of submissions and would like to congratulate all the residents for their commitment to academia and patient care. On a special note our own Dr. Sapna Kuehl was honored with the C. Lockard Conley Award for her contributions to resident education and training and research.
International Day 2013
The popularity of International Day at St. Agnes Hospital just keeps growing and growing, this year our nurses and IT department made amazing and delicious contributions. Several hundred staff and physicians attend this event annually. This year our very successful tradition of celebrating cultural diversity, International Day, was held on March 23rd. It was an even bigger success than previous years; the number of attendees almost doubled. Once again we showcased many different cultures and countries from around the globe with delicious food and power point presentations by our very own residents and medical students. International Day has quickly become one of the most anticipated events of the year at our institution and it continues to enrich our institutional relationships and cultural competence.
Dec 7, 2012
The IM residency program held its annual holiday party on Friday December the 7th, 2012. The faculty, residents and their families came together and welcomed the holiday season with a bash; fun awards were granted, games were played, delicious food and spirits were enjoyed and thanks were given to all the members of our St. Agnes family for another wonderful year of work. Also, as it is now tradition at St. Agnes, the current chief and associate chief residents announced and symbolically “passed on the hats” to the upcoming chief and associate chief residents for the 2013-2014 academic year; congratulations doctor Vuk Sekicki upcoming Chief Resident, congratulations doctors Abhijeet Kumar, Mohamed Morsy, and Chintan Patel upcoming chief residents.
Congratulations to all the graduates of the class of 2012. This year we celebrated their great accomplishments at The Overhills Mansion on June 1st. As our graduates move on with their careers they leave a big hole in our program and will be sorely missed, but we know they will take their knowledge and skills with them and will benefit many different patient care sites around the country. We wish them all great success as they become the new generation of doctors that will care carry on our noble profession. We know they are ready to tackle any challenge that may come their way and that they will make us proud. Special congratulations to our residents of the year Dr. Jonathan Ronquillo and Dr. John Paul Rosales, thank you for being such a great role model for your peers and juniors for the last three years!
ACP Poster Competition
May 12, 2012
This year the Annual Maryland Associates Meeting sponsored by the American College of Physicians came back to its birth place here at St. Agnes Hospital on May 10, 2012. Residents from a variety of Internal Medicine residency programs presented research and clinical vignette posters and oral presentations in a state-wide competition. We would like to congratulate all our participating residents (a total of 25 posters and 2 oral presentations were showcased) and give very special congratulations to our big winners: Dr. Agegnehu Gebreyes (PGY3) who won FIRST PRIZE in the clinical vignette poster competition, Dr. Jonathan Ronquillo (PGY3) who won SECOND PLACE in the oral research competition, and Dr. Shan Shan Chen (PGY 2) who won SECOND PRIZE in the Chief Resident poster competition. A very warm congratulation as well to our green ribbon awardees: Dr. Chintan Patel (PGY 1), Dr. Atul Karki (PGY1) and Dr. Sindhuja Marupudi (PGY1). Great job guys! Keep up the good work!
International Day 2012
This year our very successful tradition of celebrating cultural diversity, International Day, was held on March 23rd. It was an even bigger success than previous years; the number of attendees almost doubled. Once again we showcased many different cultures and countries from around the globe with delicious food and power point presentations by our very own residents and medical students. International Day has quickly become one of the most anticipated events of the year at our institution and it continues to enrich our institutional relationships and cultural competence.
February 5, 2011
We are proud to announce that the Internal Medicine Residents of St. Agnes won the coveted “Doctor’s Dilemma” trophy this year. In this yearly competition hosted by the local ACP, Saint Agnes residents competed against residents from programs across the state of Maryland in a medical knowledge competition in jeopardy style format. The winners will be traveling to the national ACP meeting in San Diego, California to compete against other winners from across the country.