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2021 Award Winners

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Special Recognition Awards

Inginia Genao, MD

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

Stefan G. Kertesz, MD, MSc

The David R. Calkins Award recognizes the extraordinary commitment that a member makes when they choose to advocate on behalf of SGIM.

Safiya Richardson, MD

The Best Published Research Paper of the Year Award recognizes a member for the best published research paper in 2020. 

Career Achievement Awards

Michael Barry, MD

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

Mary M. McDermott, MD

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

Diane Bronstein Wayne, MD

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

Valerie Press, 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.

Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH

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

Urmimala Sarkar, MD, MPH

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

Jennifer Corbelli, MD

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

Stephan D. Fihn, MD, MPH

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

Ryan Greysen, MA, MD, MHSc

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

   

 Krisda Chaiyachati, MD, MPH, MSHP

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.

Adam Sawatsky, 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

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Karla Kendrick, MD

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

Tracey L. Henry, MD

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

Theresa Maatman, MD

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