USF Health physicians earn awards from Florida chapter of ACP

Two USF Health physicians received awards at the recent meeting of the Florida chapter of the American College of Physicians held in September in Tampa.

Lucy Guerra, MD, director of the Division of General Internal Medicine, received the Volunteerism and Community Service Award for her exemplary voluntary service in the area of medicine and commitment to continuing education, particularly her work supervising Tampa Street Medicine for the Homeless and with the BRIDGE indigent care clinic.

Nikesh Kapadia

And Nikesh Kapadia, MD, a second-year resident physician in the Department of Internal Medicine, received an award for a Clinical Vignette, a report of a medical case that illustrates a new disease entity or an unusual clinical feature of an established disease. Dr. Kapadia presented a case titled “A Little Hiccup.”