Residents’ Achievements

St. Vincent’s Internal Medicine Resident Dr. Deborah Akanya Wins First Prize at the 2018 American College of Physicians CT Chapter Resident Poster Competition

Dr. Deborah Akanya, a third year resident in St. Vincent's Internal Medicine Residency Training Program, won first prize at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Physicians, Connecticut Chapter, in the Resident Poster Competition on October 19, 2018 which was held in Hartford, CT. This academic competition included 200 presentations from all internal medicine residency programs in the state. She was informed at the meeting that in addition to her First Prize she is invited by the American College of Physicians to present her work at the National Meeting being held in the Spring of 2019.


Drs. Iradat Amusa and Deborah Akanya Recognized as Young Achievers at the National Meeting of the American College of Physicians

Iradat Amusa, MD (left), and Deborah Akanya, MD (right), both residents in St. Vincent's Internal Medicine Residency Training Program, were recognized as "ACP Young Achievers" at the 2018 National Meeting of the American College of Physicians in New Orleans, Louisiana. This recognition is given to selected residents for their scholarly achievements during medical residency.


Dr. Deborah Akanya Wins First Prize at the American College of Physicians CT Chapter Resident Abstract Competition

Dr. Deborah Akanya, a second year resident in St. Vincent's Internal Medicine Residency Training Program, won first prize at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Physicians, Connecticut Chapter, in the Resident Abstract Competition in October 2017. This is an academic competition for all internal medicine residents from all programs in the state and included over 240 submissions. In addition to her taking first place, Dr. Akanya will be presenting her work at the National Meeting of the American College of Physicians in the Spring of 2018.


Career Pathways

We take great pride in the accomplishments of our residents and take seriously our obligation to provide strong mentoring and support in helping them achieve their goals and succeed in the career pathways of their choosing. Below are some of the recent positions and fellowships that our residents have gone on to after residency.

CLASS OF 2018

Categorical

  • Hospitalist – St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT
  • Hospitalist – Catholic Medical Center, Manchester New Hampshire
  • Critical Care Fellowship – Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Hospitalist – Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, Maine
  • Primary Care – MSG Specialty Group, Bristol, CT
  • Hospitalist – Hartford Healthcare – Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain, CT
  • Hospitalist – Bay Area Medical Center, Marionette, Wisconsin
  • Primary Care – Stay Well Healthcare, Waterbury, CT
  • Hospitalist – St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, NY

Preliminary

  • Diagnostic Radiology – St. Vincent’s Medical Center
  • Dermatology – UPMC Medical Education, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Diagnostic Radiology – Scottsdale AZ
  • Dermatology – University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
  • Dermatology – Boston University Medical Center, Boston MA
  • Anesthesiology – Case Western/Metro Health Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
  • Radiology – Ichan SOM St. Lukes, Roosevelt, NY
  • Radiology – St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT

CLASS OF 2017

Categorical

  • Hospitalist - Hartford HealthCare
  • Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship – Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA
  • Hospitalist – St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT
  • Hospitalist– Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI
  • Hospitalist – South Georgia Medical Center, Valdosta, GA
  • Academic Hospitalist - Danville Regional Medical Center, Danville, VA
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine – Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Hospitalist – Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Hospitalist – Yale New Haven Health, New Haven, CT
  • Hospitalist – Rochester Regional Health, Rochester, NY
  • Travel Team Hospitalist – Apogee Physicians, Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Nephrology Fellowship - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Preliminary

  • Diagnostic Radiology – Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Anesthesiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Diagnostic Radiology – UPMC Medical Education, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Ophthalmology – University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
  • Diagnostic Radiology – Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT
  • Diagnostic Radiology - Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
  • Radiology – University of Southern California.
  • Internal Medicine (Primary Care Track) – Reno, NV

CLASS OF 2016

Categorical

  • Endocrinology Fellowship: University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Hospitalist: St. Vincent’s Medical Center
  • Hospitalist: South Georgia Medical Center, Valdosta, Georgia
  • Academic Hospitalist – Athens Regional Medical Center, Athens, GA
  • Hospitalist: Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, CT
  • PGY4 Chief Medical Resident, Eastern Virginia Medical College, Norfolk, VA
  • Geriatrics Fellowship – George Washington University, Washington, DC
  • Nephrology Fellowship – Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Preliminary

  • Ophthalmology – Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
  • Anesthesiology – Oregon Health and Science University, Portland OR
  • Dermatology – Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI
  • Radiation/Oncology – SUNY Upstate, Syracuse, NY
  • Anesthesiology – Beth Israel Deaconess, Boston, MA
  • Diagnostic Radiology - University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • Dermatology – Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Diagnostic Radiology – Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Contact Us

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