Department Blog

Posted 8/12/2020 by Deborah Stein

Department honors

As part of the graduation ceremony for senior residents and fellows that took place on June 11, 2020, the following members of the Department of Emergency Medicine were honored with awards:

  • Laura Pimentel, MD, CPME, Clinical Professor, received the inaugural Betty Tso Legacy Award for being a great mentor, an exceptional role model, and a leader in the department.
  • Sarah Dubbs, MD, Assistant Professor; David Gatz, MD, Assistant Professor; Angela Smedley, MD, Assistant Professor; Mimi Lu, MD, Adjunct Assistant Professor; and Gentry Wilkerson, MD, Assistant Professor, received faculty teaching awards, bestowed by the residents for showing exemplary commitment to education and teaching.
  • Naillid Felipe, MD, MPH, Resident, received the Barry S. Gold, MD, Memorial Award, presented by the VA faculty to a resident who demonstrates the qualities admired in Dr. Gold: compassion in the delivery of medical care, a sustained quest for knowledge, and a commitment to excellence in providing medical care to veterans.
  • Megan P. Donohue, MD, Resident, received the Shira Kansas, MD, Outstanding Professionalism Award, presented to a resident who carries on Shira’s model of enthusiasm and professionalism in the practice of emergency medicine.
  • Cheyenne Falat, MD, Resident, received the Robert J. Doherty, MD, Exemplary Teaching Resident Award.