2021 Poster Hall | Caring for Underserved or At-Risk Populations

The Gold Foundation’s 2021 Humanism & Healing Virtual Conference featured a diverse selection of research and projects in its virtual Poster Hall. More than 50 posters from the wider Gold community were showcased. This work was divided into four themes:

  1. Caring for Underserved or At-Risk Populations
  2. Structural Racism and its Impact on Medicine
  3. Empathy in Medical or Nursing Education
  4. GHHS Chapter Projects and Activities

The 14 posters below fall in the category of Caring for Underserved or At-Risk Populations.

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Posters in the Conference Theme:
Caring for Underserved or At-Risk Populations

“Food Insecurity Among Caregivers of Hospitalized Pediatric Patients”
Oregon Health & Science University, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital | Presenters: Hannah Kim, BS, Rebecca Jungbauer, DrPh, Anne Bateman, RN, BSN, CPN, Shira Einstein, MD, and Louise Vaz, MD, MPH. View the Poster


“A Healthy Challenge: Assessing the Impact of an Annual Case Competition on Adolescents in the Rio Grande Valley”
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine | Presenters: Sahar Panjwani, Annalisa Lopez, Rachael Turner, Naba Asif, MPH, Nelson Gonzalez, MPH, John Ronnau, PhD. View the Poster


“Implementation of an Emergency Absentee Ballot Voting Initiative at Two Urban University Hospitals” Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University | Presenter: Kathryn M. Linder. View the Poster


“Knowledge, Attitudes, and HPV Vaccine Intention Among Women in South India: A Cross-Sectional Study” Wake Forest School of Medicine, Nitte University, Mangalore, India | Presenters: Pooja Shah, BS, Maithri Ganesh, BS, Sumathi Prabhu, PhD, Veena Shetty, PhD, Avinash Shetty, MD. View the Poster

“Medicine & the Justice Involved Patient in the Era of Mass Incarceration: A Physician’s Role in Reducing Harm” Montefiore Department of Family & Social Medicine | Presenter: Sarah D. Baden, MD, MAHA. View the Poster

“No One Dies Alone (NODA)” University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston | Presenters: David Moffatt, BS, Ji Won Kang, BS, Viridiana Saenz, BS, Christina Suikkari, BA. View the Poster

Not Every Request for Opioids is ‘Drug-Seeking’:   Using Simulation to Raise Awareness of the Need for  Palliation in Sickle Cell Disease” Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at University at Buffalo | Presenters: Jennifer Abeles DO, Alison M. Vargovich PhD, Karen Zinnerstrom PhD, Connor Grabowski BS MA, Laura Willgohs BS BA, Daniel Sheehan PhD MD, Jennifer Meka PhD. View the Poster

“Pandemic Proportions: Healthcare Disparities and Access to Care
University of Virginia School of Medicine | Presenters: Gabrielle R. Marzani, MD, and Ashley J. Pettaway, MD. View the Poster – Pg. 1, Pg. 2

“Refugee Youth Art Program: Facilitating Emotional Expression During The Covid-19 Pandemic” EVMS Global Health, Eastern Virginia Medical School | Presenters: Vivian Burton, MS, Elizabeth Lindsay, MS, Alexandra Leader, MD, MPH, Lydia Sa-Cleveland, MPH, Valeria Osorio, Fawzia Maroof. View the Poster


“Social Determinants of Health in Patient’s with COVID-19 in New Mexico” 
The University of New Mexico School of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine | Presenters: Tenzin Desel, Lauren Epler, Ariana Thompson, Samantha Paltrow-Krulwich, Susie Pham, Diamone Gathers, MD2, Krystal Chan, MD2. View the Poster

“The Role of Online Communities in Supporting Health Education in Minoritized Families Coping With Congenital Heart Disease” Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago | Presenters: Ogochukwu M. Ezeoke, MD, Brian Wolfe, MD, Amanda Snyder, MSN, RN, Michelle Seltzer, APRN-NP, Kiona Allen, MD. View the Poster


“Using Street Medicine and Telehealth to Improve Access to Buprenorphine for the Unsheltered Homeless: A Literature Review and Project Description” 
Rush University Medical Center | Presenters: Joseph W. Archer, BA, Randy A. Boley, BA, Nicole M. Gastala, MD, Niranjan S. Karnik, MD, PhD. View the Poster
















“The Human Rights Initiative” University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences | Presenters: Claudia Aghaie, MD, MA and Kim Griswold, MD, MPH. View the Poster




“Exploring the Ethics of Structural and Social Determinants of Health: A Virtual, Multimedia Elective for Third-Year Medical Students” UT Southwestern Medical Center | Presenters: Anjali Vora, MD/MPH, Sarah Collins, PhD, Alexis Boulter, MD, Rebecca Duron, MD/MSPH and Reeni Abraham, MD.  View the Poster


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