Local Society of Hospital Medicine Chapter Hosts Poster Day at ACOM

shm_2016_poster_presentationsThe Wiregrass Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) hosted it inaugural Poster Day at the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM) on Thursday, October 20, 2016. The event was coordinated by Drs. Amith Skandhan and Arash Velayati from the Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) hospitalist program. This inaugural event included opportunities for continuing medical education, a policy meeting, and poster presentation and competition, featuring 34 ACOM students. U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) spoke with medical students, health care professionals, and physicians about federal health and education policy issues of importance to the nation and the legislative priorities of Congress. Rep. Roby and Craig Lenz, DO, Dean of ACOM, also presented awards to the winners of the poster competition at the end of the event.