2017 DGIM Excellence Award recipients

Saturday, September 23, 2017

We are proud to announce the 2nd annual GIM Excellence Award winners! The recipients listed below were nominated by division members and received a certificate as well as a gift. The winners were announced at the annual GIM Wine + Cheese event on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Congratulations to the award recipients!

Early Career Research Award

This award recognizes early career achievement. Criteria are scientific merit, innovation, clinical/medical impact, and quality of the research environment.

Recipients:

​Clarissa Diamantidis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
Paul Lantos, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine


Practice Excellence Award

This award recognizes a GIM faculty member in a clinical setting, who has distinguished himself/herself and the profession by outstanding clinical performance.

Recipient: Anne Phelps, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine


Clinical Mentoring Award

This award recognizes excellence in clinical mentoring by a faculty member who demonstrates qualities of a trusted advisor and an influential supporter as demonstrated by the accomplishments of individual mentees.

Recipient: Daniella Zipkin, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine


Research Mentoring Award

This award recognizes excellence in research mentoring by a faculty member who demonstrates qualities of a trusted advisor and an influential supporter as demonstrated by the accomplishments of individual mentees.

Recipient: David Edelman, MD, Professor of Medicine


Educational Excellence Award

Eligible candidates are those who consistently deliver high standards of care and are looked upon as a role model by his or her peers. Additional consideration is given to: (a) impact on education of residents and students in our midst, (b) a track record of sharing his/her expertise with other health care professionals, and/or, (c) recognized contributions and volunteer service to national organizations.

Recipient: Megan Brooks, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine


Staff Excellence Award

This award recognizes exemplary service to the division. Eligible candidates must have been with the division for at least 1 year. Nominations were based on the following attributes: problem solving, creativity, leadership, team work and overall positive attitude.

Recipients:

Mark Bettger, Senior Business Manager
Robin Byrd, Staff Specialist