Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Team Name: The Rapid Wean Team
Team Members: Ankur Sinha, MD; Sushilkumar Satish Gupta, MD; and Vignesh Ponnusamy, MD
Program Director: Stephan Kamholz, MD, and Dr Yizhak Kupfer, MD
How did you prepare for this year’s CHEST Challenge finals?
We studied CHEST SEEK™ questions and organized mean pop quizzes—the meaner the better, three to four sessions a week.
Who do you think is your biggest competitor?
Our biggest competitors are our co-fellows back home.
If you could choose a team mascot, what would it be?
“Scopy,” the friendly flexible bronchoscope
If you could choose a team uniform, what would it be?
Generic navy blue scrubs…we accept donations for FIGS. Bitcoin works as well.
What is your team cheer or theme song? Why?
Survivor – “Eye of the Tiger”
If you win, how will you celebrate?
With our signature night out—starting in Brooklyn and ending in Queens.