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17 fellows advancing GI and patient care


These fellows showcased their commitment to advancing our field through their quality improvement projects presented at DDW® 2019.

Each year during Digestive Disease Week®, AGA hosts a session titled “Advancing Clinical Practice: GI Fellow-Directed Quality-Improvement Projects.” During the 2019 session, 17 quality improvement initiatives were presented — you can review these abstracts in the July issue of Gastroenterology in the “AGA Section,” Kudos to the promising fellows featured below, who all served as lead authors for their QI projects.

Manasi Agrawal, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City

Jessica Breton, MD
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Adam Faye, MD
Columbia University Medical Center, New York City

Shelly Gurwara, MD
Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Center, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Afrin Kamal, MD
Stanford University, Calif.

Ani Kardashian, MD
University of California, Los Angeles

Sonali Palchaudhuri, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Nasim Parsa, MD
University of Missouri Health System, Columbia

Sahil Patel, MD
Drexel University, Philadelphia

Vikram Raghu, MD
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Amit Shah, MD
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Lin Shen, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston

Charles Snyder, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City

Brian Sullivan, MD
Duke University, Durham, N.C.

Ashley Vachon, MD
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora

Ted Walker, MD
Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.

Xiao Jing Wang, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

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