Anesthesiology Honors Teaching Excellence
Anesthesiology graduated six residents in June and presented awards for Excellence in Teaching to Daniel Bustamante, MD, and Kip Robinson, MD.
Dentistry Recognizes Graduates
Dentistry held a banquet for faculty and residents June 24, honoring its three graduates: Andrea Cox, DDS, Nicole Barnett, DMD, and Kathryn Sumner, DDS.
Family Medicine Awards Residents, Faculty, Staff
Family Medicine held a graduation ceremony June 29, presenting awards to residents, faculty and staff, including Ryan Unger, MD; Julie Kafka, MD; Steven Mugleston, MD; Irfan Asif, MD; Amy Keenum, DO, PharmD; Larry Rodgers, MD; Timothy Willen, EMT; and Sue Valicenti-Dosch.
Medicine Presents the Freeman Rawson Award
Medicine held an awards and graduation reception in June to honor residents and fellows in Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Pulmonary Disease programs. The Freeman Rawson award was presented to Benjamin Helms, DO, and Shane Kelley, MD.
Obstetrics and Gynecology Distinguishes Teaching and Research
Obstetrics and Gynecology held an awards banquet June 16 to honor graduating residents and recognize excellence in teaching and research. Award recipients include Kimberly Hopkins, MD; Kristen Sorensen, MD; Karen Leigh Samples, MD; Erinn Morgan, MD; Melissa Rodgers, MD; Pleas Copas, Jr, MD; Jo Kendrick, RNC, MSN; Nirmala Upadhyaya, MD; and Nikki Zite, MD.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Celebrates Graduates
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery held a graduation reception June 23 to recognize its graduating residents and fellow. Bruce Pearl, former UT Vols basketball coach delivered the motivational address.
Pathology Awards Research and Teaching
Pathology held the eighth annual Pathology Resident Research Day May 14 and presented awards to residents and faculty. There were a total of seven platform presentations given by the Pathology residents. Awards were presented to Marcus Winkler, DO, N. Lynn Ferguson, MD, Lucy DeFanti, DO, Alan Grindstaff, MD, and Chris Clark, MD.
Radiology Recognizes Faculty and Residents
The Radiology Residency Program held its 20th Annual Awards Banquet June 8 to honor graduating seniors and recognize residents and faculty. Award winners are Austin Bourgeois, MD, Amanda Ingram, MD, Ted Chang, MD, Peter Petruzzi, MD and James Boyd, MD.
Surgery Honors Residents
Surgery held its 21st Annual Resident Research Day and presented awards that evening during the 29th Annual Chief Residents' Dinner. Award winners include Valerie Sams, MD, Bindhu Oommen, MD, Sagar Gandhi, MD, Brent Hardin, MD, Juan Gallegos, MD, T. Matthew Jones, MD, Melissa Phillips, MD, Stephen Pacifico, MD, and Mariah Alexander, MD.
GSM Awards and Honors
UTGSM Is Proud To Be Among 'The Best'
The Scope Awards Issue is published each summer to honor graduating residents and fellows and welcome in a new class of physicians and dentists who are training in one of our 19 accredited residency and fellowship programs. Dean Neutens reflects on the accomplishments of our residents, faculty and staff as well as commends the University of Tennessee Medical Center for its rankings in the US News and World Reports "America's Best Hospitals" report.
Faculty Honored for Teaching and Research
The ninth annual Faculty Awards were presented at the Resident Dinner and Faculty Awards Presentation June 28 by Dean Neutens, Associate Dean Eddie Moore, MD, and Assistant Dean of Research Mitchell Goldman, MD, to Mark Rasnake, MD, Irfan Asif, MD, Amy Barger Stevens, MD, Robert Overholt, MD, and Paul Crawford, MD.
Employees Recognized for Excellence
The Graduate School of Medicine recently honored employees with the sixth annual Employee Excellence Awards program. Awards were presented to Victoria Coy, Rick Green, Missy Maples, and Kim Rose. View photos of the Awards presentations and luncheon on The Pulse.
Residents and Fellows Recognized for Outstanding Research
William Metheny, PhD, Assistant Dean, Graduate Medical and Dental Education, presented awards to residents and fellows who participated in the annual UT Graduate School of Medicine Academy of Scholars Resident and Fellow Research Day. Awards were presented to N. Lynn Ferguson, MD, Chandler Long, MD, W. Jeremy Mahlow, MD, Ted Chang, MD, and Andrea Cox, DDS.
UTGSM Graduates Impact the Community
The UT Graduate School of Medicine graduated 70 residents and fellows from 19 programs this year. Several graduates have chosen to advance their skills in a GSM residency or fellowship program. Others will commence their medical careers in the private and public sectors, impacting our community through patient care as well as education and research.
UTGSM Welcomes New Residents and Fellows
The UT Graduate School of Medicine welcomed 80 residents and fellows into 18 programs July 1. Find out who our new residents and fellows are and view the 2012 Resident Dinner and Faculty Awards Presentation slideshow.
Faculty Earn Promotions
Seventeen UT Graduate School of Medicine faculty members earned promotions in 2012.
The Scope is an electronic newsletter published by the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine. Each summer, a special Awards Issue is published to honor faculty, staff, residents and fellows who have been recognized for outstanding achievements at the Graduate School of Medicine and in the community.