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Resident Research

Queen’s has many active research programs and residents are encouraged to join with a mentor to complete a research project. Trainees in the Core Internal Medicine Program are given the opportunity for dedicated research blocks throughout their training. Those who take this opportunity are expected to present at the annual Resident Research Day.

Anaphylaxis to Cricket Powder in a Patient with Shellfish Allergy by Dr. Leila Alenazy 

Near Misses: tertiary acute care discharge summary medication list discrepancies identified on transition to a rehabilitation hospital by Dr. Homa Anvari

Characteristics and Effectiveness of Dedicated Care Programs for Patients Starting Dialysis: A Systematic Review by Dr. Mirna Attalla

Exploring Training Gaps in Goals of Care Discussions: Perspectives of Medical Students and Medical Residents by Dr. Mirna Attalla

How the CanMEDS Professional Role Can Save Idealism in Residency Education: Insights from Senior Internal Medicine Residents by Dr. Mirna Attalla

NIPPV Management on a Step-down Intensive Care Unit by Dr. Mirna Attalla

The Use of “Patchwork Text” Written Assignments Encourage Reflective Practice in a Simulation-based Resuscitation Curriculum by Dr. Mirna Attalla

Red Rash, Rigors and ’Rthritis – An Unusual Inflammatory Reaction to a Shingrix Vaccination by Dr. Brett Catton 

A classic case of erythrodermic psoriasis by Dr. Stephanie Chan

Patient Outcomes Following Discharge from Chronic Kidney Disease Clinic by Dr. Michael Che

Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) for the Detection of Splenomegaly in a Hematology Training Program by Dr. Rob Clayden

Identifying Internal Medicine patients at risk of delayed discharge from hospital: a pilot QI initiative by Dr. Cathy Dai

The Effect of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement on Short-Term Mortality in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis by Dr. Prasham Dave

Improving Timeliness of Specialist Referral and Diagnosis for Patients with Suspected Lung Cancer through Standardization by Dr. Breanne Golemiec and Dr. Monica Mullin 

Role of Point of Care Ultrasound in Diagnosis of Symptomatic Pericardial Effusion: A Chart Review by Dr. Matthew Hanson 

ICU Clinical Trials: Are we expecting too much? by Dr. Cassandra Hawco

Enhancing the identification of significant coronary artery disease by carotid artery ultrasound and MRI in intermediate risk patient populations: Study recruitment phase by Dr. Robyn Jackson

Canadian National Survey of family physicians on post-ICU syndrome by Dr. Matthew Jefkins 

Association of Body Mass Index (BMI) and Outcomes in Relapsed and Refractory Aggressive Lymphomas Treated with Salvage Chemotherapy - Analysis of the Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) LY. 12 Trial by Dr. Aera Jung 

The eICU Collaborative Research Database: Describing the patients and hospital characteristics by Dr. Kenneth Kwong and Dr. Heather O’Halloran

Effect of modifiable hospital factors on inpatient sleep quality and use of sleep medications by Dr. Ai Xin Liu

Pregnancy in Women with Cirrhosis: A Population-Based Cohort Study by Dr. Jacquie Lu and Dr. Monica Mullin

A mimic of systemic vasculitis by Dr. Fiona Milne

Differences in Resident Workload and Patient Care Following Implementation of a Continuous “Drip” System Admissions Model by Dr. Kirsten Nesset

Errors in Vital Sign Recording Within a Publicly Accessible ICU Research Database by Dr. Heather O'Halloran

Eosinophilic fasciitis triggered by Shingrix vaccination by Dr. Christopher Oh

Bacterial Tracheitis: a case of severe upper airway obstruction in a previously healthy adult female by Dr. Natasha Ovtcharenko

Type B Lactic Acidosis in a Solid-Tumour Malignancy Without Liver Metastases: A Rare Case of Refractory Acidosis by Dr. Beatrice Preti

The Prevalence and Clinical Characteristics of Adult Patients Presenting with Sodium-Glucose Co-Transporter-2 Inhibitor (SGLT-2i) Associated Euglycemic Diabetic Ketoacidosis by Dr. Amol Raut and Dr. A. Saad Mohammed

BLeeding in patients with severe Aortic STenosis: Methodology of a pilot prospective cohort study (BLAST) by Dr. Nicole Relke

A Rare Case of Statin-Induced Necrotizing Autoimmune Myopathy by Dr. Shirley Shuster

Global Point Prevalence Survey on Antimicrobial Consumption and Resistance at Kingston Health Sciences Centre by Dr. Alison Sumner

The Effect of Endotracheal Intubation Checklists: A Systematic Review by Dr. Thomas Swan

Validating an Assessment Tool for Paracentesis in Residency Training by Dr. Julia Tai 

Clinical Vignette: A Case of Rheumatoid Vasculitis Following Empyema by Dr. Simone ten Kortenaar 

Prevalence of Arrhythmias in Gender Diverse Adults on Hormone Therapy and The Effect of Hormone Therapy in Gender Diverse Adults on QTc by Dr. Rachel Wamboldt 

Rapid ventricular pacing using pre-existing cardiac implantable electronic devices in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation by Dr. Chang Nancy Wang

Factors Associated With Dialysis Independence in Patients With Cirrhosis and Acute Kidney Injury Requiring Dialysis: A Population-based Study by Dr. Peter Wang

Complementary Medicine (CM) Use in Phase III Clinical Trials (P3T) Conducted by the Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) by Dr. John Connor Wells

Global Perspectives on Clinical Cancer Research: A Comparison of Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) Design and Outcomes Across High Income and Low-Middle Income Countries by Dr. John Connor Wells

Polystyrene Sulfonate Resins in Hyperkalemia by Dr. Sherwin Wong and Dr. Grace Zhang 

Inhibiting Pyruvate Kinase Muscle Isoform 2 with Shikonin Regresses Supra-coronary Aortic Banding induced Group 2 Pulmonary Hypertension by Dr. Ping Yu Xiong 

Clinical Impact of a Validated Myeloid-Targeted Next-Generation Sequencing Panel in Myeloid Malignancies by Dr. Grace Zhang