An Evening of Awards at UKEM Graduation

Graduation is known as a time for reflecting on the accomplishments of our graduating class and honoring their triumphs from the past 3 years. For UKEM, we also like to celebrate the efforts made department-wide, and we have a time-honored tradition of presenting awards to faculty members, off-service colleagues, and junior residents during the graduation ceremony. This year was no different, and we were honored to present several awards to revered physicians in our department and beyond on June 15, 2022 at The Campbell House. Off-service awards are chosen by the EM residents and they are based on daily interactions with residents, consultants, and faculty members from outside of the Emergency Dept. Faculty awards are voted on by EM residents as well, and they consider each shift worked with EM faculty, each lecture during weekly conference, and the mentorship they receive from our faculty members. For awards granted to our residents, they are based on the votes of their peers and our faculty members. These are given to EM program residents that have been pacesetters for their respective classes, high scholastic achievers, and confidants and champions of those around them.

Off-Service Awards Off-Service Resident of the Year: Dr. Charlie Grigsby (Med-Peds)

Off-Service Instructor of the Year: Dr. Zachary Warriner (Trauma)

Consultant of the Year: Dr. Syed Shah (Hospital Medicine) Faculty Awards Clinical Instructor of the Year: Dr. Charles Eckerline Best Lecturer: Dr. Terren Trott Junior Faculty Member of the Year: Dr. Aaron Tyagi Resident Awards Senior Resident of the Year: Dr. Wilson DeLaney (PGY3)

Junior Resident of the Year: Dr. Blake Davidson (PGY2) Intern of the Year: Dr. Wes Barnett (PGY1)

Medical Student Education Award: Dr. Angelo Cruz (PGY3)

Highest In-Training Exam Score: Dr. Matt Riley (PGY2) Heart of the Residency Award: Dr. Diana Labrada (PGY3) Congratulations! We are proud of the work you do.

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