Resident Honors and Awards

2019

Awards

Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence: Third-year students select residents to receive the Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, based on their demonstration of commitment to teaching and compassionate treatment of patients and families, students and colleagues. Each award winner is inducted to the Osler Gold Humanism Honor Society and is presented with a certificate, a GHHS lapel pin and a monetary gift from the John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine. The 2019 recipient for Pediatrics is Dr. Maria Franco-Fuenmayor, Pediatrics.

Peer Nominated Awards:

Intern of the Year - Numra Aleem MD
PGY2 of the Year - Marianelly Fernandez Ferrer MD
PGY3 of the Year - Maria Franco Fuenmayor MD
Researcher of the Year - Krystal Brady-Cherney MD
Runner up for Researcher of the Year - Buria Naeem MBBS, mentor: Sunil Jain

2018

Local Conferences

Ha Nguyen, MD for The Use of Automated Order Prompts to Expedite Isolation Precautions in Pediatric Patients with Suspected Viral Respiratory Infectious at the Texas Pediatric Society Conference. Honerable Mention in Evidence Based Medicine/QI.

Ha Nguyen, MD for Unexpected Aneuploidy: an Infant with Dysmorphic Features at the Texas Pediatric Society Conference. Honerable Mention in Single or Multiple Case Presentation.

2017

Local Conferences

Hanna Wilson O'Donohoe, MD for What Do Pediatric Caregivers Want to Be Called? at the Texas Pediatric Society Conference. 1st Place in Evidence Based Medicine/Quality of Improvement.

Soham Dasgupta, MBBS for NTproBNP As A Surrogate Bio-marker For Diagnosis Of Pulmonary Hypertension In Premature Infants With Bronchopulmonary at the Texas Pediatric Society Conference. 1st Place in Hypothesis Driven Project.

Soham Dasgupta, MBBS for NTProBNP as a Surrogate Biomarker for the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Hypertension in Premature Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia during the Resident Research Poster Session at Pediatrics By The Gulf: Annual CME Conference. Arild E. Hansen Award for Resident Research. Mentored by Ashraf Aly MD.

Vidit Bhargava, MBBS for Transcutaneous Bilirubin Estimation in Extremely Low Birth Weight Neonates Receiving Photo-therapy during the Resident Research Poster Session at Pediatrics By The Gulf: Annual CME Conference. 2nd Place. Mentored by Sunil Jain MD.

 

2016

Local Conferences

Koshy Marucoickal George, MD for Study of Elite HIV Viral Controllers in Pregnancy at the Texas Pediatric Society Conference. 1st Place in Hypothesis Driven Project.

Nora Kabil, MD for Association of Age at Menarche with Body Mass Index, Age of Asthma Onset, and Asthma Severity at the Texas Pediatric Society Conference. Honorable Mention in Hypothesis Driven Project.

Shreyas Arya, MBBS for Effects of Fetal Placental Insufficiency on the Outcome of  ELBW Infants during the Resident Research Poster Session at Pediatrics By The Gulf: Annual CME Conference. Arild E. Hansen Award for Resident Research. Mentored by Sunil Jain MD.

Mitali Sahni, MBBS for Serial CBC's to Predict Infection in Healthy Newborns with Maternal Chorioamnionitis (MC) during the Resident Research Poster Session at Pediatrics By The Gulf: Annual CME Conference. 2nd Place. Mentored by Karen Shattuck MD.

Awards

Soham Dasgupta, MBBS - The Thayer Award for Excellence in Teaching

 

Dr. Amber HairfieldAmber Hairfield DO
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Chair, Grad. Med. Ed. Comm.
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