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2020 Award Winners

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Special Recognition Awards

Raegan Durant, MD, MPH

The Herbert W. Nickens Award recognizes a member for outstanding achievements in promoting minority health and minority representation in medicine.

Amy Gottlieb, MD

The Elnora M. Rhodes Service Award is given to individuals for outstanding service to SGIM and its mission to promote patient care, research, and education in general internal medicine.

John Mafi, MD, MPH

The Best Published Research Paper of the Year Award recognizes a member for the best published research paper in 2019. 

Career Achievement Awards

Mark Linzer, MD

The Robert J. Glaser Award recognizes a member for outstanding contributions to research, education, leadership and mentoring in generalism in medicine.

Eve Kerr, MD, MPH

The John M. Eisenberg Award recognizes a member for lifetime career achievement in research that has had national impact.

Paul Haidet, MD, MPH

The Career Achievement in Education Award recognizes a member for lifetime contributions that have profoundly advanced, and had widespread impact, on the art and science of medicine and medical education. 

Individual Achievement Awards

Paul O'Rourke, Jr. MD, MPH

The Fredrick L. Brancati Mentorship and Leadership Award recognizes a member for an outstandineg junior faculty member who inspires trainees to puruse academic GIM.

Zirui Song, MD, PhD

The Outstanding Junior Investigator of the Year Award recognizes a member for career achievement in research.

Geetanjali Chander, MD, MPH

The Mid-Career Research Mentorship Award recognizes a member for mentoring activities of general medicine investigators.

Rachel Bonnema, MD, MS

The Mid-Career Education Mentorship Award recognizes a member for mentoring activities of general medicine educators.

Andrea Sikon, MD

The ACLGIM Chief's Recognition Award recognizes a GIM Division Chief who most represents excellence in division leadership.

Shana Ratner, MD

The ACLGIM Leadership Award is awarded to new faculty apointees to recognize skills in leadership in areas of academic medicine, including clinical, educational, research or administrative efforts.

Clinical Achievement Awards

   

 Mitesh Patel, MD, MS, MBA

The Quality and Practice Innovation Award recognizes an SGIM general internist and his/her organization for successfully developing and implementing innovative role model systems of practice improvement in ambulatory and/or inpatient clinical practice.

Kathleen Hanley, MD

The National Award for Scholarship in Medical Education recognizes individual contributions to medical education in one or more of the following categories: Scholarship in Integration, Scholarship in Educational Methods and Teaching and Scholarship in Clinical Practice.

Grant Awards

Tyra Fainstad, MD

The Mary O'Flaherty Horn Scholarship is a three year career development grant awarded to an outstanding junior medical school faculty member in general internal medicine.

David Burstein, MD

The Founders Grant provides funding in a support of a junior investigator who exhibits significant potential for a successful career. 

Utibe Essien, MD, MPH

ACLGIM UNLTD Program - Unified Leadership Training in Diversity (UNLTD) - Scholarship for underrepresented groups to attend a one-day leadership conference.

Joni Williams, MD, MPH

ACLGIM UNLTD Program - Unified Leadership Training in Diversity (UNLTD) - Scholarship for underrepresented groups to attend a one-day leadership conference.

Brandon Allport-Altillo, MD, BA, MPH

ACLGIM UNLTD Program - Unified Leadership Training in Diversity (UNLTD) - Scholarship for underrepresented groups to attend a one-day leadership conference.