Three National Capital Consortium Gastroenterology Fellows were selected to have their work presented at the North American Conference of GI Fellows, to be held March 14-16 in Orlando, Florida. Only 20 abstracts total were selected from among 140 gastroenterology fellowship programs nationwide. To have a single program capture 15% of the total spots speaks volumes about the dedication and ability of NCC trainees Former NCC GI Fellow, LCDR David Furman won the competition in 2011.
NCC Fellows competing this year include:
CPT Vito Cirigliano - Misdiagnosis Rate of Sessile Serrated Polyps at a Large Referral Center Including the Impact on Ongoing Polyp Surveillance
MAJ Fongkuei Cheng - Classification of Patients with Reflux Symptoms Unresponsive to Proton Pump Inhibitors"
LCDR Manish Singla - Comparison of Inflammatory Versus Fibrostenotic Phenotype in Eosinophilic Esophagitis