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Resident Awards

Ken Howell wins Excellence in Research Award ACS 2015

Awards conferred at Surgery Residency Graduation, June 2017: 

Kevin Rothchild, MD, Faculty Teaching Award


Sarah Hilton, MD, J.Cuthbert Owens Award     


Bradley Wallace, MD, Moore Basic Science Award       Douglas Overbey, MD, Grover Clinical Science Award

Yihan Lin, MD, Eiseman Clinical Science Award          Aline Rau, MD  Eiseman Basic Science Award


 Delbert Benzenhafer, MD, Intern of the Year Award   

 Alessandro Paniccia, MD, Gold Humanism Award, 2017.


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 was a Paul Farmer Global

Surgery Research Fellow and was 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. She has recently been notified

that she will receive a 2017 Volunteerism and Humanitarian Award at the American College of Surgeons

in October of 2017.