2019 DOM Clinical Educator Awards

June 05, 2019
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The Department of Medicine's annual Clinical Educator Awards are always a highlight--a way to recognize our outstanding residents and faculty for their achievements in the areas of clinical care and teaching.

The 2019 Clinical Educator Awards were presented by Department Chair Don Rockey, M.D., Department Vice Chair of Graduate Medical Education Benjamin Clyburn, M.D., and other members of the GME team at a special ceremony held on June 5, 2019. Congratulations to all of the 2019 recipients.  

2019 Clinical Educator Awards Program (PDF)

Fellow Awards

Fellow of the Year:  Nick Fox, M.D., Third Year Fellow, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Resident Awards

Jose Mira 

General Internal Medicine Outpatient Resident of the Year

Jose Mira, M.D., PGY3 Resident

Dr. Meghan Thomas 

General Internal Medicine Inpatient Resident of the Year

Meghan Thomas, M.D., PGY3 Resident

Dr. Hampton Sasser 

Intern of the Year

Hampton Sasser, M.D., PGY1 Intern

Dr. Richard Lueking 

Resident of the Year

Richard Lueking, M.D., PGY2 Resident

 

Faculty Awards

Attending of the Year (Dr. Michael Assey Award): 
Andrew Schreiner, M.D., MSCR, Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

Ambulatory Teacher of the Year (Outpatient Attending): 
Kathryn Anderson, M.D., Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

Consult Teacher of the Year: 
Ruth Campbell, M.D., Professor, Division of Nephrology

Excellence in Medical Student Teaching:

Education Mentoring Award: 
Cassandra D. Salgado M.D., MS, Professor and Director, Division of Infectious Diseases

Excellence in Patient Satisfaction: 

Outstanding Junior Faculty Clinician Educator of the Year Award: 
Benjamin Kalivas, M.D., Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

Outstanding Mid-Career Clinician Educator of the Year Award: 
Marc Heincelman, M.D., Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

Outstanding Established Clinician Educator of the Year Award:
E. Benjamin Clyburn, M.D., Professor, General Internal Medicine

The Doctor’s Doctor Award: Awarded to a Department of Medicine physician who provides outstanding clinical care to his/her patients; exemplifies characteristics that would lead you to send a loved one to him/her. Selected by faculty.
Jay Brzezinski, M.D., Professor, General Internal Medicine

Professionalism Award: Awarded to a Department of Medicine physician who provides outstanding clinical care to his/her patients; exemplifies characteristics that would lead you to send a loved one to him/her. Selected by faculty.
Elisha Brownfield, M.D., Associate Professor, General Internal Medicine

Hidden Gem Award: Awarded to Department of Medicine faculty member(s) in recognition of their outstanding, but often unnoticed or unrecognized contributions to the division, DOM, or MUSC. Nominated by Division Directors.
Amanda Overstreet, D.O., Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

DOM Lifetime Clinician Educator Achievement Award: This award recognizes a Department of Medicine faculty member at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor who has demonstrated a career of sustained service as a clinician educator, making significant contributions to the Department’s core educational and patient care missions. Nominated by Division Directors.
Richard Silver, M.D., Distinguished University Professor, Rheumatology & Immunology

Keywords: Awards, Education, Residency