Prior Award Recipients

2023 Award Recipients

Award Recipients

Paper of the Year

  • First – Effects of music therapy on mood, pain, and satisfaction in the neurologic inpatient setting – Stephanie Plamondon

Medical Student Research Contest

  • First – Strength-based rehabilitation on clinical outcomes in patients post-partial meniscectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Yi David Diao

Resident Research Contest

  • First – Botulinum toxin therapy for management of phantom and residual limb pain following amputation: A Systematic Review – Courtney Frengopoulos

Medical Student Essay Contest

  • First – The Neglect of Sexual Dysfunction Post-Stroke: Evaluation and Recommendations from A Biopsychosocial Lens – Kennedy Dirk
  • Second – The Gap in Knowledge Keeping Us Up at Night: Sleep Disturbance in Adults with Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms – Samantha McIntosh             
  • Third – Using a multidisciplinary team approach for multiple sclerosis rehabilitation: Education and insight from a patient’s perspective – Griffin Mumby

Resident Essay Contest

  • First – What should every physiatrist know about Artificial Intelligence? –  
    Tiffany Got   
  • Second – Genicular Nerve Radiofrequency Ablation: A Narrative Review – Micah Sommer
  • Third – Trigger Finger: A Literature Review on the Impact of Corticosteroid Injection Technique on Effectiveness and Pain – Kyung Joon Mun 

Original Research Abstract

  • First – Neurogenic Heterotopic Ossification: a novel mouse model –
    Chan Gao – Highest rated abstract overall.
  • Second – Burnout in family-caregivers of Mauritians with neurological disabilities during COVID-19 lockdown: a phenomenological analysis – Britney Soll
  • Third – Residents’ Perceptions of a Novel Virtual Livestream Cadaveric Teaching Series for Musculoskeletal Anatomy Education – Andy Le       

Case Report Abstract

  • First – A case report on management of acute baclofen withdrawal following emergent intrathecal baclofen pump explant: the role of benzodiazepines, the other GABA agonist – Danielle Rioux
  • Second – Spastic trismus from posterior circulation stroke: A case report – Daniel Chan Chun Kong 

Systematic Review Abstract

  • First – **Predicting Amputation Using Machine Learning: A Systematic Review** – Patrick Yao
  • Second – Associations Between Somatic Symptom Disorder and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review – Kaiden Jobin

QI Abstract

  • First – Discontinuing Prolonged Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Inpatients with a Newly Diagnosed Spinal Cord Injury: A Quality Improvement Initiative – Lauren Cormier
  • Second – A National Virtual Physiatry Quality Improvement Forum to Enhance Resident QI Education – Jing Shi

Education Abstract

  • First – Bone Health Education in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury: The Bare Bones Podcast Series: A QI Project – B. Catharine Craven
  • Second – _Nehiyô miyomahcihowin ekwa kiskinwahamakosiwin_ (“Cree Health and Learning”): Land-based Learning Experience – a novel approach to Indigenous Health learning for residency programs – Jaime C. Yu
  • Third – A qualitative study of resident experiences of vulnerability in postgraduate medical education – Heather Nichol
2022 Award Recipients

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