2024 Experimental Research and Case Study Scientific Poster Competition
Held in Conjunction with the Regional Osteopathic Convention (ROC-NY)
Sonesta White Plains Downtown Hotel - 66 Hale Ave, White Plains, NY 10601
Tentative Date: Friday, April 19, 2024


Criteria/Who Can Participate:

The NYSOMS Experimental Research & Cast Study Scientific Poster Competition is open to Osteopathic Medical Students, Interns, Residents, and Fellows who are members of NYSOMS and currently enrolled or have graduated from a COCA accredited college of osteopathic Medicine. Cast study submissions are only open to Interns, Residents, and Fellows. 

Multiple entries are not allowed by a submitting author and only one price may be awarded per Intern, Resident, Fellow and Medical Student. 

The ROC-NY poster competition committee will determine if the submission will be accepted for presentation at the poster competition.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact [email protected] or call (212) 261-1784


2023 Poster Competition Winners

Resident Case Study Winners 
3rd Place – Leyla Kerimova, DO – Good Samaritan Hospital - Tracheal Collapse and Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Secondary to Metastasized Testicular Seminoma
2nd Place – Casey Neville, DO – Good Samaritan Hospital - A Case of Cervical Shock
1st place – John Siano, DO – Nassau University Medical Center - Cytomegalovirus Retinitis Secondary to Chronic Hyperglycemia
Resident Research Winners 
3rd Place – Stephen Griner, DO – Flushing Hospital – Identifying Gaps in Surgical Consults of Elderly Patients: Development of the L.I.S.T.E.N. Survey and Preliminary Results in a Surgical Residency Program
2nd Place – Chloe Bodden, DO – Flushing Hospital – Utilization of Osteopathic Manipulation Treatment in Wound Healing: A Pilot Study
1st Place – Stephen Elliott, DO – Good Samaritan Hospital – COVID 19 Pandemic and the Effect on Emergency Department Visit Rates
Student Research Winners 
3rd place – Anisa Raidah – NYITCOM – Contemporary Echocardiographic Findings in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Patients Observed at the Long Island Heart Rhythm Center
2nd place – Jacqueline Nikakis – NYITCOM – The Acute Physiologic Effects of OMT in Patients with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices: A Randomized Controlled Trial
1st place – Alison Sebold – NYITCOM – Shank3 Haploinsufficiency Causes Impairment with Novel Odors


Congratulations to all participants for their hard work and contributions!