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Resident Awards

Ken Howell wins Excellence in Research Award ACS 2015








Daine Bennett, MD, J.Cuthbert Owens Award (top)     Jeffrey Johnson, MD, Faculty Teaching Award


Neil Venardos, MD, Moore Basic Science Award            Peter Einersen, MD, Grover Clinical Science Award

Hunter Moore, MD, Eiseman Clinical Science Award       Anne Slaughter, MD  Eiseman Basic Science Award


Julia Roberts, MD, Intern of the Year Award   


Becky Trinh (pictured above, left, with a group of Surgery residents)  has just received a new research award: Best Research Abstract: Resident Category. Department of Medicine Research Day October 2016.


Camille Stewart, Surgical Chief Resident, received the Norman E. Shumway Award for best presentation at the 42nd annual meeting of the Western Thoracic Surgical Association in Kailoloa, Hawaii (June 22-25, 2016) for the abstract entitled, "Is Re-staging Positron Emission Tomography Required After Neoadjuvant Treatment for Esophageal Cancer"? 

Bradley Wallace, Surgery Research Resident, who is working with Dr. Steve Abman in the Pediatric Heart Lung Center Laboratory, received the Outstanding Research Award at the Young Investigators Forum on Neonatal Cardiopulmonary Biology recently held in Chicago.


Dr. Nehler congratulates Yihan Lin, MD after her Global Health Symposium

Presentation on the CU Campus. Dr. Lin is currently a Paul Farmer Global

Surgery Research Fellow and is enrolled in the Program in Global Surgery and

Social Change (PGSSC) at Harvard Medical School, 2015-2017.

Yihan was also the recipient of the Gold Humanism Award, nominated in 2016 by the

University of Colorado School of Medicine Class of 2017.


Resident Awards received since January 2015:
Peter Einersen, Grover Clinical Science Research Award, May 2016 and Colorado
Committee on Trauma Basic Science Research Award, August 2016
Yihan Lin, Resident Teaching Award and Gold Humanism Award
Hunter Moore, Ben Eiseman Research Award Clinical Science 2016, First Place Oral
Presentation Western Pediatric Trauma Conference 2015, Ben Eiseman Research
Award Basic Science 2015, First Place: Earle Young Resident Paper Competition;
Western Trauma Association 2015, Academic Association for Surgery Best Manuscript
by a Trainee/Student: Corresponding Author Academic Surgical Congress 2015, RAS Liaison
Representative to the ACS Board of Governors Patient Education Workgroup, 2017-2019.
Douglas Overbey, UCH Clinical Effectiveness and Patient Safety Grant: May 2016,
SAGES FUSE Grant: March 2016, ACS Leadership and Advocacy Summit Travel
Scholarship: April 2016, SVS Vascular Annual Meeting Travel Scholarship: June 2016
Anne Slaughter, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Resident Paper
Competition, 2016 (First Place in Basic Sciences, Region 8 and in State of Colorado),
and Western Trauma Association Resident Paper Competition, 2016. Finalist,
3rd place.
Daine Bennett, J. Cuthbert Owens Award, 2016
Camille Stewart, Norman E. Shumway Award for Best Presentation at the 42nd Annual
Meeting of the Western Thoracic Surgical Association
Kenneth Howell, ACS Excellence in Research Award, October 2015
Nicole Townsend, Second Place at Resident Research Award, SAGES 2016
Neil Venardos, Ernest E. Moore Award in Basic Science Research
Lindel Dewberry, Second Place in Colorado Committee on Trauma Resident Paper
Competition 2016
Julia Roberts, Surgery Intern of the Year Award, University of Colorado. Spring 2016