2017 Vignette Competition


2017 Right Care Vignette Competition


Congratulations to our two winning vignettes for the 2017 Right Care Vignette Competition:


“Missed Opportunities for Deprescription: A Teachable Moment”
Ismail A. Raslan, MBBS
McGill University Internal Medicine Residency Training Program


“Recalculating the Costs of Over-Triage: A Teachable Moment”
Lauren Taylor, MD
University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery


Ismail Raslan completed his medical degree at King Saud University in Riyadh. He then moved to Montreal to join McGill University for postgraduate training. He is a current PGY-1 at McGill University’s Internal Medicine program, interested in general internal medicine, quality improvement, teaching, and patient safety.




Lauren Taylor is a general surgery resident at the University of Wisconsin. She is currently a research fellow in the Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research (WiSOR) program under the mentorship of Dr. Margaret (Gretchen) Schwarze investigating ways to improve decision making for older adults facing high-risk surgical problems.







“Inappropriate Use of Screening Colonoscopy: A Teachable Moment”
Neil Keshvani, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Internal Medicine Residency Program

“Facing the Consequences”
Jason Lunt, DO
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

“Thrombophilia Testing in Provoked Venous Thromboembolism: A Teachable Moment”
“Staging CT scans in Early Stage Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: A Teachable Moment”
Arjun Gupta, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

“The Road to Delirium is Paved with Unnecessary Testing”
Arcadia Paine, BA
University of Colorado School of Medicine

“Evaluation of Chronic Cough – The Patient is Telling You the Diagnosis”
Forrest Jespersen, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine


Honorable Mentions

“To FFP or Not To FFP, That is the Question: The Risks and Benefits of Reversing Warfarin Coagulopathy”
Amy Bridges, MD
University of Missouri – Columbia

“Teachable Moment: Consider Constipation”
Grace Chao, BA
Harvard Medical School

“Renal Failure Resulting from Noninvasive Testing and Revascularization in a Patient with CAD and Atypical Chest Pain Who Presented to the Emergency Department”
Rhian Davies, DO, MSc
Penn State Medical School

“Families Can Provide Teachable Moments, Too”
Pat Mastors, BA
Patients’ View Institute

“Digital Diabetes: When Technology is Too Much”
Derek O’Keeffe, MB, BCh, BAO; University Hospital, Galway, Ireland
Spyridoula Maraka MD, UAMS; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the Central Arkansas Veterans Health Care System, Little Rock, AR

“The Work of Being a Patient: Minimally Disruptive Medicine as a Universal Precaution: A Teachable Moment”
Gabriela Spencer-Bonilla, BA
Mayo Graduate School; University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

“Empiric antibiotics – just in case”
Dale Terasaki, MD, MPH
University of Colorado

“Misalignment between Quality Metrics and Quality of Care: A Teachable Moment”
Arjun Gupta
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center





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